Deadline: 04 June, 2020

Location: Harare, Zimbabwe

The World Food Programme (WFP) is currently seeking applications from eligible applicants for the post of Programme Policy Officer (Monitoring and Evaluation).

WFP is the world’s largest humanitarian agency fighting hunger worldwide.

Responsibilities

The Programme Policy Officer (Monitoring and Evaluation) will perform the following functions:

  • Provide inputs 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), while being compliant with WFP evaluation and monitoring requirements
  • Support the line manager in ensuring that CO monitoring systems and tools are in place and compliant with corporate standards, including the minimum monitoring requirements, standard operational procedures and establishment of baselines and targets in alignment with the updated corporate results framework
  • Oversee face-to-face and remote monitoring data collection exercises and prepare reports and information products that contribute to evidence-based decision-making
  • Support management of complaints and feedback systems through capturing, reporting and referring of issues reported through these mechanisms
  • Support field offices, activity and functional managers in addressing recommendations from monitoring, reviews and evaluations to ensure that follow-up actions are taken as required
  • Contribute to building monitoring capacity of WFP staff and partners through training, information sharing and field support to ensure a shared understanding and uniformity in the implementation of activities
  • Support the head of unit in integration of protection, gender and age perspectives into monitoring and evaluation of all CSP activities

Requirements

  • 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
  • Fluency (Level C) in English language and the duty station’s language, if different
  • Six years, minimum, of relevant professional work experience including monitoring and evaluation activities
  • Experience using a variety of quantitative and qualitative analytical tools and method
  • Experience in implementing technical programmes (eg nutrition, etc)

To apply and for more information, click here.

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