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Field Programme Officer 19 August 2020 Int. Specialist WFP Myanmar

Field Programme Officer

International Specialist
Maungdaw (MMR)
01 October 2020
12 months
19 August 2020

Minimum age: 25 years old. Nationals of the country of assignment are not eligible, except the assignments in Headquarters duty stations.

Under the direct supervision of the WFP Head of Field Office in Maungdaw and overall supervision of the Country Director and Deputy Country Director from the WFP Country Office in Naypyidaw, the UNV Program Officer will perform the specific duties and responsibilities

stated under Description of tasks:

  • Assist in the overall coordination and management of all WFP programs activities in Maungdaw & Buthidaung in northern Rakhine State (nRS);
  • Liaise and coordinate with all Cooperating Partners regarding food assistance activities,
  • Check and prepare CP payment requests for endorsement by Head of Field Office;
  • Provide back-up support and follow-up on WFP food assistance programs at Field Office level,
  • Ensure food pipeline management is effectively carried out;
  • Carry out regular monitoring duties and plans of food monitors in all operational areas. Including assessment of needy areas;
  • Gather information on potential project activities, with special reference to food security related data for identifying potential beneficiaries;
  • Assist in preparation of WFP corporate Reports;
  • Represent WFP at donor, inter-agency and internal meetings as required;
  • Update the targeting package (including community and individual household targeting of relief beneficiaries, school feeding and Cash for Assets (CFA) creation activities annually and make sure the designed targeting system are implemented properly;
  • Make sure the planned food has been distributed to right beneficiaries in timely manner and with the right quality;
  • Provide any other support as required.
Bachelor degree or equivalent

University degree in International Development Studies, Social Sciences, Health, Nutrition, Agriculture, Environmental Science or other related fields

60 Months
  • A minimum of 5 years job-related field experience in providing support to policy and program activities with professional experience in food security and managing development and/or humanitarian operations.
  • Good knowledge of Microsoft Office Package (Word, Excel) is necessary
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Other emergency management experience, Development programme management

Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Integrity, Planning and Organizing, Working in Teams

* Not yet registered in the UNV Talent Pool?

First register your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/signup.

Important: After creating your account, complete all sections of your profile and submit it. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink. Lastly, select the special call to which you would like to apply.

* Already registered in the UNV Talent Pool?

First update your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/profile.

Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink to select the special call to which you would like to apply.

Application deadline: 19 August 2020