Zahle Field Office - Monitoring Assistant SC4
Lebanon (United States of America)
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.
DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS
This vacancy Announcement will close on 21 June 2021 at 11:59, Rome Time
TERMS AND CONDITIONS
-This position is open to qualified Lebanese candidates ONLY.
-Female candidates are encouraged to apply.
-Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted
Six (6) months renewable based on position need and performance.
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.
WFP Lebanon provides humantitarian assistance to nearly 1.5 million vulnerable people, in the form of unrestricted food assistance either as in-kind or cash based trasnfers. WFP also supports Lebanese schools with school meals and has run over 300 development activities which include supporting rural infrastructure, as well as education and training opportunities for vulnerable individuals in families. WFP also supports Lebanon’s National Poverty Targeting Programme.
To know more about WFP’s mission, please check the below video:
The incumbent will be responsible for monitoring activities within Bekaa and Baalbeck Hermel Governorates and provide reports to support the effective delivery of assistance.
The post is based in WFP Zahle Filed Office and the incumbent will report to either the Programme Associate (M&E) or the Retail Associate in the Field Office.
KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES (not all-inclusive)
Within delegated authority and under the direct supervision of either the Programme Associate (M&E) or the Retail Associate in the field office and the overall supervision of the Programme Policy Officer, the Monitoring Assistant will be responsible for the following duties:
• Verify the planned distribution of food assistance, report issues or discrepancies to the supervisor for timely resolution of problems and to ensure that the quantity and quality of the operation is in line with WFP standards.
• Assist in planning M&E activities for all food assistant for all food assistance and livelihoods programmes conducted in the field office in alignment with WFP’s policies and directions.
• Maintain information records and monitoring plan documentation, such as records of Ecards and program checklists, in order to assist in the effective delivery and distribution of Ecards.
• Assist in compiling, consolidating and cleaning data at field level to support operational decision making.
• Liaise with cooperating partners and internal counterparts to gather feedback and comments to support program reviews and improve services.
• Receive and collate comments and feedback from cooperating partners, beneficiaries, to support identifying programmatic issues with a view to fostering efficient operations.
• Provide guidance for cooperating partners on WFP operational practices, monitoring tools and methods in order to support them to complete self-monitoring tasks and to contribute to the visibility of WFP in coverage areas.
• Assist in reviewing and preparing regular field monitoring and M&E progress reports for various programs including direct food assistance, livelihoods and retail sector.
• Follow set food assistance response processes and procedures for refugees and NPTP programs.
• Carry on monitoring field visits to WFP’s partners sites and contracted shops.
• Perform other related duties as required.
STANDARD MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
Education: Completion of secondary school education. University degree in social sciences, economy, nutrition, agriculture or other related fields is a plus.
Experience: At least three (3) years of progressively responsible experience with at least one (1) year experience in the fields of education, humanitarian assistance, retail business, nutrition, livelihoods, agriculture, refugee operation or other related fields.
Language: Fluency in both oral and written communication in English and Arabic. Knowledge of French is an advantage.
ADDITIONAL DESIRED SKILLS
• Proficient computer knowledge and usage of MS software package, internet search and mapping.
• Advanced knowledge in MS Excel.
• Familiarity with other statistical analysis software packages (SPSS is a plus).
• Data cleaning and basic presentation.
• Effective communication skills for diverse audience of different ethnic groups and economic levels, and interagency partners.
• Intermediate level data analysis.
• Work experience with NGO or UN is a plus.