Programme Associate (Outcome Monitoring) SC6 Kampala
World Food Programme
Kampala, Uganda
5d ago

JOB PURPOSE

To perform specialized and / or standardized policy and programme-related processes and activities to support the effective delivery of assistance packages.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES (not all-inclusive)

  • Take responsibility for outcome monitoring and reporting
  • Contribute to the development of Monitoring, Review and Evaluation plans that will provide the most relevant and strategic information toward achieving expected results (as set out in the Country Strategic Plan (CSP) and other global and regional plans), while being compliant with WFP monitoring requirements.
  • Contribute to evidence-based decision-making on programme design and implementation, notably through making monitoring, review and evaluations findings accessible, developing innovative, user-friendly and informative products.
  • Support WFP Management in addressing recommendations from monitoring, reviews and evaluations to ensure that follow-up actions are taken as required.
  • Contribute to building M&E capacity of WFP staff and partners through training and information sharing.
  • Budget for M&E costs and advocate through line manager for both appropriate financial and human resourcing.
  • 4Ps CORE ORGANISATIONAL CAPABILITIES

    Purpose

  • Understand and communicate the Strategic Objectives : Coaches team in the most effective ways to communicate WFP’s Strategic Objectives to WFP team and partners in the field.
  • Be a force for positive change : Implements new methods or tools to improve team’s work processes and productivity.
  • Make the mission inspiring to our team : Maps team’s activities and tasks to specific successes in beneficiary communities to showcase positive impact.
  • Make our mission visible in everyday actions : Explains to teammates how each unit contributes to the overall WFP mission.
  • People

  • Look for ways to strengthen people's skills : Identifies skill development opportunities such as training modules or on-the-job experiences for self, colleagues and direct reports.
  • Create an inclusive culture : Facilitates team building activities to build rapport in own unit.
  • Be a coach & provide constructive feedback : Facilitates the pairing of junior colleagues with coaches within own team.
  • Create an I will / We will spirit : Proactively anticipates potential challenges and develops mitigation plans to ensure that team meets goals and targets.
  • Performance

  • Encourage innovation & creative solutions : Identifies opportunities to be creative in own work and to help team be more innovative and accurate in their respective tasks and areas of work.
  • Focus on getting results : Monitors team’s deliverables and provides feedback to ensure outcomes are delivered consistently and accurately.
  • Make commitments and make good on commitments : Provides accurate guidance to team on expected responsibilities and tasks, whilst also upholding own commitment to the team.
  • Be Decisive : Sets an example and provides guidance to junior team members on when to escalate issues when faced with challenging issues in the workplace or in the field.
  • Partnership

  • Connect and share across WFP units : Facilitates partnerships with other WFP units to accomplish missions in the field.
  • Build strong external partnerships : Sets an example and provides guidance to team on how to build relationships with external partners.
  • Be politically agile & adaptable : Articulates to colleagues or direct reports the value of contributing to other WFP teams and agency partnerships in fulfilling WFP’s goals and objectives.
  • Be clear about the value WFP brings to partnerships : Organizes, monitors, and prioritizes own and team’s efforts to ensure that they will fulfil the needs of internal and external partners.
  • FUNCTIONAL CAPABILITIES Capability Name Description of the behaviour expected for the proficiency level Programme Lifecycle & Food Assistance Demonstrates ability to identify key variables and contextual factors that affect food assistance problems and programmes throughout the lifecycle to inform quality programme design or re-design.

    Transfer Modalities (Food, Cash, Vouchers) Demonstrates ability to implement, under guidance, food assistance programmes deploying the full range of transfer modalities with an understanding of basic principles guiding modality selection and implementation.

    Broad Knowledge of Specialized Areas Understands basic technical concepts and data and their relevance to food assistance programmes.

    Emergency Programming Displays capacity to provide inputs into the development, implementation and realignment of high quality emergency programmes.

    Strategic Policy Engagement w / Government Understands and applies basic principles of engagement with government counterparts at the national or local level.

    STANDARD MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

    Education :

  • Advanced University degree in social sciences, statistics, development economics, performance management, monitoring and evaluation or other related fields, or First University degree with additional years of relevant work experience and / or training / courses.
  • Language : Fluency in both oral and written communication in the UN language in use at the duty station and in the duty station’s language, if different.

    DESIRED EXPERIENCES FOR ENTRY INTO THE ROLE

    Minimum of three years of relevant professional work experience including monitoring and evaluation activities.

    Experience using a variety of quantitative and qualitative analytical tools and methods.

    DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS

    Thursday, 6th August 2020

    Female applicants and qualified applicants from developing countries are especially encouraged to apply

    WFP has zero tolerance for discrimination and does not discriminate on the basis of HIV / AIDS status.

    No appointment under any kind of contract will be offered to members of the UN Advisory Committee on Administrative and Budgetary Questions (ACABQ), International Civil Service Commission (ICSC), FAO Finance Committee, WFP External Auditor, WFP Audit Committee, Joint Inspection Unit (JIU) and other similar bodies within the United Nations system with oversight responsibilities over WFP, both during their service and within three years of ceasing that service.

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