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Monitoring Assistant SC 4 (LIVLIHOODS) SEBHA

LIB - Other cit

  • Organization: UN WFP - World Food Programme
  • Location: LIB - Other cit
  • Grade: Administrative Services and Support - Generally no need for Higher Education - Administrative support
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Monitoring and Evaluation
    • Administrative support
  • Closing Date: 2020-05-26

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WFP seeks candidates of the highest integrity and professionalism who share our humanitarian principles.

Selection of staff is made on a competitive basis, and we are committed to promoting diversity and gender balance.

ABOUT WFP

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.

STANDARD MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education: Completion of secondary school education.
Language: Fluency in both oral and written communication in the UN language in use at the duty station and in the duty station’s language, if different.

ORGANIZATIONAL CONTEXT

These jobs are found primarily in WFP Field based Offices, and job holders typically report to Programme Policy Officer or Programme Associate. The reporting lines may change depending on the size of the office.
At this level work is carried out under minimum supervision. Job holders are expected to produce organised and accurate technical work and reports. They may provide guidance on standard practices to other staff and counterparts in their area of work.

JOB PURPOSE

To perform monitoring activities within a specific coverage area and provide reports to support the effective delivery of assistance packages. 

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES (not all-inclusive)
  1. Perform specialized and/or standardised processes and activities within the specific technical area of work supporting alignment with wider programme policies and guidelines;
  2. Provide project management and/or general office support following established targets and WFP’s policies and procedures;
  3. Within the specific area of responsibility, compile data and support analysis and preparation of reports (e.g. food assistance needs, resource utilization, programme status, performance) in order to support operational decision-making;
  4. Perform accurate, timely recording of data within the specific technical area of work (e.g. food security and vulnerability assessments) following corporate standards and guidelines;
  5. Work and exchange information with internal counterparts to support effective collaboration, implementation and monitoring of ongoing project activities;
  6. Travel as needed to locations in and around Sirte in order to support WFP activities
  7. Support communication and activities with local partners, agencies, NGOs and government institutions;
  8. Act as a point of contact for resolution of general operational queries requesting assistance where necessary;
  9. Follow standard emergency preparedness practices to ensure WFP is able to quickly respond and deploy needed resources to affected areas at the onset of the crisis
  10. Perform any other duties required
4Ps CORE ORGANISATIONAL CAPABILITIES

Purpose

  • Understand and communicate the Strategic Objectives: Helps teammates articulate WFP’s Strategic Objectives.
  •  Be a force for positive change: Suggests potential improvements to team’s work processes to supervisor.
  •  Make the mission inspiring to our team: Explains the impact of WFP activities in beneficiary communities to teammates.
  •  Make our mission visible in everyday actions: Articulates how own unit’s responsibilities will serve WFP’s mission.

People

  • Look for ways to strengthen people's skills: Trains junior teammates on new skills and capabilities.
  •  Create an inclusive culture: Seeks opportunities to work with people from different backgrounds.
  •  Be a coach & provide constructive feedback: Serves as a peer coach for colleagues in same area of work.
  •  Create an “I will”/”We will” spirit: Tracks progress toward goals and shares this information on a regular basis with supervisor.

Performance

  • Encourage innovation & creative solutions: Explores ways to consistently be more efficient and accurate in own areas of work and shares new methods of work with colleagues.
  •  Focus on getting results: Focuses on getting results and tracks trends in completion rates for own tasks to identify opportunities for efficiency.
  •  Make commitments and make good on commitments: Takes responsibility for own tasks and notifies supervisor as soon as possible of potential delays in meeting deadlines or commitments.
  •  Be Decisive: Independently decides what action to take when faced with critical choices in the workplace or in dangerous situations in the field.

Partnership

  • Connect and share across WFP units: Suggests opportunities for partnering with other units to supervisor.
  •  Build strong external partnerships: Identifies opportunities to work with colleagues and partners in the field towards common goals.
  •  Be politically agile & adaptable: Develops an understanding of the value of WFP’s teams and external partners in fulfilling team’s goals and objectives.
  •  Be clear about the value WFP brings to partnerships: Aligns own activities with supervisor’s priorities to fulfill internal and external partner needs.
     
FUNCTIONAL CAPABILITIES
Capability Name Description of the behaviour expected for the proficiency level
Strategic Management Displays basic understanding of WFP’s policies and strategies to perform monitoring and/or evaluation activities and their inter-relationship.
Performance Management Applies knowledge of WFP’s performance management system to manage resources and relationships to undertake monitoring actions or deliver straightforward evaluations of operations, programmes, or processes to WFP monitoring and/or evaluation quality standards.
Qualitative/Quantitative Methodology Understand and applies an appropriate mix of established methods and data collection tools to monitoring, reviews or straightforward evaluations, in line with WFP’s strategic and operational results frameworks (metrics), WFP guidance and technical standards.
Data Analytics and Visualization Collects and summarizes programme data, including information on shipments, distribution site logistics, the status of personas in need, and beneficiaries planned and reached for all programme assistance modalities and activities.
Programme Monitoring and Review Gathers, organizes, and provides data on programme outputs, processes, and outcomes, including distribution plans and the status, quantity, and quality of food and cash distributed and technical assistance provided.
OTHER SPECIFIC JOB REQUIREMENTS
  • Focal Point for Fezzan region: Plan and manage WFP field operations alongside existing WFP Sebha focal point to facilitate effective and efficient delivery of resilience activities, timely solutions of daily operational issues; WFP food distributions; and other issues as requested
  • Weekly reporting: Consolidate weekly updates on Programme, Security and other key issues and share them in email format to her/his immediate supervisor, WSecurity, WFP Tripoli-based Programme Associate, Head of Programme and  Partnership Coordinator;
  • Monitoring: Conduct timely monitoring of activities and prepare accurate and evidence-based reports on WFP’s operations and performance, while following up the actions to be taken based on monitoring findings and/or beneficiaries’ feedbacks;
  • Partnership: Build effective and collaborative relations with local authorities, UN agencies and potential/existing partners of WFP in Sirte ;
  • Communications: Be present at WFP’s activity sites as much as possible to present WFP’s messages to beneficiaries in the Eastern region of Libya (e.g. targeting criteria; hotline) and to share their stories with other WFP colleagues;
  • Contribute to discussions on how to support community resilience across the country;
  • Mobility: frequent visits to sites inside and outside of Sebha City, Ubari, and other locations where WFP is present participate in e-meetings with other colleagues and partners in different duty stations. 
DESIRED EXPERIENCES FOR ENTRY INTO THE ROLE
  • Has experience analysing programme output and outcome data.
  • General knowledge of WFP monitoring and evaluation systems and standards.
  • Has one year or more of professional experience in a relevant field of work, with a background and interest in international humanitarian development.
  • Has experience in working for the United Nations World Food Programme for at least three months.
  • Has facilitated communication with technical teams (i.e. nutrition, VAM, etc.).
  • Has contributed to implementation of programmes.
  • Has observed or assisted with policy discussions.
  • Has general knowledge of information management best practices, techniques and processes with some understanding of the basic theoretical background; Strong written and oral communication skills, including substantive analysis and report writing skills; Knowledge of, or the ability to quickly assimilate, UN/WFP specific processes and systems.
TERMS AND CONDITIONS
DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS

May 12, 2020 (Midnight Rome time)

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Female applicants and qualified applicants from developing countries are especially encouraged to apply

WFP has zero tolerance for discrimination and does not discriminate on the basis of HIV/AIDS status.

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.

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