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Programme Policy Officer (Cash Based Transfer) NOA, Mogadishu 1
World Food Programme (WFP)
NOA Entry Professional Full-time Locallly Recruited
Job Expired 3 Apr 2024
Posted 1 month ago
Job Description


WFP celebrates and embraces diversity. It is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all its employees and encourages qualified candidates to apply irrespective of race, colour, national origin, ethnic or social background, genetic information, gender, gender identity and/or expression, sexual orientation, religion or belief, HIV status or disability.

Posting Dates:

Opening Date: 21st March 2024 Closing Date: 3rd April 2024.

About WFP

The United Nations World Food Programme is the world's largest humanitarian agency fighting hunger worldwide. The mission of WFP is to help the world achieve Zero Hunger in our lifetimes. Every day, WFP works worldwide to ensure that no child goes to bed hungry and that the poorest and most vulnerable, particularly women and children, can access the nutritious food they need.

Why to work with WFP Somalia?

In Somalia, the World Food Programme provides food assistance for nutrition, livelihoods, and relief through the hard work of more than 630 employees who contribute towards making Somalia hunger free in close partnership with local partners.

This position is open to qualified Somali candidates. Female candidates are especially are encouraged to apply.

About the Post

The Programme Policy Officer (CBT - Digital Assistance Solutions) will oversee the implementation of cash and voucher-based programs, ensuring compliance with WFP policies and procedures. They will collaborate with internal and external stakeholders to research, design, and refine program strategies, while supervising day-to-day operations and providing support to WFP staff. Additionally, they will be responsible for monitoring program outcomes, contributing to reporting obligations, and identifying lessons learned for future interventions.


What Will You Do? (not all-inclusive)

• In collaboration with the Programme Policy Officer Digital Assistance Services, Area Office Programme team and internal teams, liaise with relevant internal and external stakeholders, cooperating partners, to research, design, and implement cash and voucher-based programs, including operational arrangements.
• Supervise day-to-day management and implementation of the programme including operational issues, awareness raising on program objectives and assistance transfers procedures, interaction with programme stakeholders (such as WFP partners, Government departments and internally) and coordination with on-going programmes, including training and support to WFP staff in good practice guidelines.
• Ensure the programme remains compliant with all WFP policies and procedures,
• In cooperation with stakeholders, recommend ways to refine the programme and thereby improve the service offered to beneficiaries and facilitate implementation by WFP,
• Ensure coordination of field level monitoring of implementation including outputs and outcomes.
• Complete all internal reporting and contribute to external reporting obligations (including daily reports, updates, sit-reps, monthly reviews, donor reports etc)
• Identify lessons learnt and best practices established for use in further WFP cash & food programme interventions.
• Any additional activity that might be necessary and requested by your supervisor and/or the Area Office management

Terms and Conditions

Contract duration: 12 Months (Extendable)

Application Instructions

Deadline for applications: 3rd April 2024.

Interested and qualified candidates are requested to submit online applications through E-Recruitment.

Applications that do not meet the above requirements will be disregarded. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.


WFP has a zero-tolerance approach to conduct such as fraud, sexual exploitation and abuse, sexual harassment, abuse of authority and discrimination. All selected candidates will be expected to adhere to WFP’s standards of conduct and will therefore undergo rigorous background verification internally or through third parties. Selected candidates will also be required to provide additional information as part of the verification exercise. Misrepresentation of information provided during the recruitment process may lead to disqualification or termination of employment

WFP will not request payment at any stage of the recruitment process including at the offer stage. Any requests for payment should be refused and reported to local law enforcement authorities for appropriate action.

This position is no longer open.