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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.
These jobs are found in Headquarters (HQ), Regional Bureaux (RBs) and Country Offices (COs), and report to the Regional/Division/Country Director or the designate. Job holders are likely to lead and advise on services for a specific geographical location, for example supporting a specific region, or to operate in a CO where the complexity of meeting food assistance needs is moderate. Job holders may also manage a small team of staff.
To lead, oversee and coordinate all Operational Information Management & Performance Reporting (OIM & PR) activities contributing to the establishment and presentation of standard and consistent operating picture of WFP operations and associated results that facilitate informed and timely decision-making at all levels throughout the organisation.
ACCOUNTABILITIES/RESPONSIBILITIES (not all inclusive):
1. Contribute to the development of systems and tools that support effective OIM, performance reporting and inter-agency information management in line with WFP and UN policies and practices.
2. Provide technical advice, governance and oversight to a RB and/or CO on the integration of OIM & PR policies and guidance into established systems to drive the quality, consistency, standardisation of information management and performance reporting across WFP.
3. Oversee and approve the information collated from media and local internal and external sources to facilitate and maximise the exchange of information and data flow between functional area networks in WFP, to provide operational awareness and understanding of events that may have humanitarian and/or operational impact.
4. Oversee and approve the collation, drafting and dissemination of political and humanitarian analysis pertaining to WFP current or future responses and donor policies, trends and preferences to ensure country specific input to WFP’s operational reporting.
5. Oversee and approve the collation of analysis communication the ‘Essential Elements of Information’, pertaining to the operational environment and available human, financial and physical assets in order to facilitate access to timely and accurate information used at country, regional and corporate level.
6. Support the design and implementation of the SPR Intelligent Next Generation system (SPRING), leading the preparation of Standard Project Reports (SPRs) for the Annual Reporting Exercise in collaboration with the country office programme, monitoring & evaluation and logistics functions to coordinate to ensure coherence and quality of information.
7. Collaborate with counterparts in other UN agencies to ensure consistency in humanitarian information and to complement WFP analysis and information.
8. Collaborate with counterparts in WFP Divisions, supporting performance of activities and ensuring an aligned and consistent approach to information management, analysis and performance reporting.
9. Enhance the capacity of WFP staff, partners and governments to effectively manage operational information and performance reporting through conduct of disaster management simulations and provision of the relevant OIM & PR training.
10. Manage a small team or sub-team of OIM staff, providing coaching and guidance as required to ensure appropriate development and enable high performance.
11. Participate as task force/working group member to define Corporate Performance Reporting Improvements.
12. Contribute to the development of OIM & PR related normative guidance as required. Support initiatives for developing improved, streamlined and harmonised OIM & PR.
13. Contribute to the development, implementation and assurance of defined quality standards in all processes and products.
14. Support the CO in emergencies by overseeing the preparation, organisation and support for Operational Task Forces (OTFs) and ensuring accurate reporting and dissemination of decision making to COs, RBs and HQ.
15. Other as required.
STANDARD MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
Advanced University degree in Political Science, Economics, Statistics, Information Management or Journalism, Business Management, Social Sciences or other relevant field, or First University degree with additional years of related work experience and/or training/courses.
3 to 5 years of postgraduate professional experience in a relevant field of work, with a background and interest in international humanitarian development.
Knowledge & Skills:
• Sound theoretical understanding of OIM concepts and principals with a broad knowledge of best practices, techniques and processes.
• Strong analytical skills with the ability to analyse and interpret information and draw out the key messages.
• Strong oral and written communication skills, able to clearly articulate insights to stakeholders in WFP.
• Ability to lead, motivate and develop small teams of junior staff.
• Knowledge of common business principals and processes and the ability to quickly assimilate UN/WFP specific processes and systems.
Fluency (level C) in English language. Intermediate knowledge (level B) of a second official UN language preferably French.
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DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS : 15/06/2023
Kindly note the only documents you need to submit at this time are your CV and Cover Letter. Additional documents such as passport, recommendation letters, academic certificates, etc may potentially be requested at a future time.
For candidates who experience problems accessing WFP E-recruitment platform and need accommodations in applying, please contact [email protected] mentioning the VA number in the subject line.
All employment decisions are made on the basis of organizational needs, job requirements, merit, and individual qualifications. WFP is committed to providing an inclusive work environment free of sexual exploitation and abuse, all forms of discrimination, any kind of harassment, sexual harassment, and abuse of authority. Therefore, all selected candidates will undergo rigorous reference and background checks.
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