Deadline: 06 January, 2022

Location: Parakou, Benin

The World Food Programme (WFP) is seeking to fill the role of Programme Assistant.

WFP works to ensure the most vulnerable populations, especially women and children, can access the nutritious food they need.

Responsibilities

  • Ensure proper implementation of the Beyond Cotton activities and the formulation of related terms of reference
  • Actively contribute to capacity-building sessions for the various agricultural producers to link local production with school-feeding
  • Actively contribute to the development of a capacity-building module for school-canteen cooks and plan training session and experience-sharing visits between cooks from different canteen schools
  • Plan and implement regular field visits, follow up on the recommendations of the field missions and follow up on the actions
  • Work and exchange information with internal counterparts to support effective collaboration, implementation and monitoring of ongoing activities
  • Perform accurate and timely recording of data related to ongoing activities, following corporate standards and guidelines
  • Support communication with partners
  • Act as a point of contact for the resolution of general operational queries, requesting assistance where necessary

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Statistics, Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation of Projects/Programmes, or a closely-related field
  • Five years, minimum, of professional experience in monitoring and evaluation in the agricultural sector and/or in food and nutrition security
  • Experience in coordination and the ability to work effectively with a range of stakeholders, including development partners and governments
  • Ability to analyse diverse information and develop recommendations
  • Strong communications skills (both written and verbal) at a level appropriate for representation
  • Ability to engage effectively at field level with a wide range of actors
  • Fluency in both oral and written French and intermediate knowledge (level B) of English

To apply and for more information, click here.

Photo source: UNAMID

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