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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 join WFP Somalia?
In Somalia, the World Food Programme provides food assistance for nutrition, livelihoods, and relief through the hard work of more than 550 employees who contribute towards making Somalia hunger free in close partnership with local partners.
KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES (not all-inclusive)
WFP Somalia Country Office is seeking a Programme Policy Officer (Social Protection Analyst) to support the implementation and expansion of WFP’s social protection portfolio, with a particular emphasis on the Government funded Baxnaano intervention and its shock-response elements. The successful candidate will undertake the following responsibilities including, but not limited to:
STANDARD MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
Education: A First University Degree in social sciences and humanities. An Advanced University degree of a similar field is a plus.
Experience: A minimum of 3 years of post-graduate experience in handling complex food security, relief or emergency programmes transitioning to development programmes. Experience in programmes related to Social Protection and Safety Nets, preferably within the UN and/or government is desirable.
Language: Proficiency in written and oral English and Somali.
TERMS AND CONDITIONS
Contract Duration: 1 year (initial)
DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS
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.
DEADLINE TO SUBMIT APPLICATIONS: 17 NOVEMBER 2022
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.