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Monitoring Assistant & Photographer G5, East Jerusalem (Open to WFP & UN Agencies)

Palestine

  • Organization: WFP - World Food Programme
  • Location: Palestine
  • Grade: Administrative Services and Support - Generally no need for Higher Education
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Administrative support
    • Logistics
    • Communication and Public Information
    • Humanitarian Aid and Coordination
    • Monitoring and Evaluation
    • Food Security, Livestock and Livelihoods
    • Design (digital, product, graphics or visual design)
  • Closing Date: 2022-08-15

Short Description

Position Title:  Monitoring Assistant & Photographer

Contract Type and Grade level: Fixed Term / G5

This position is open only to the United Nations World Food Prgramme Staff and to the UN staff holding any UN Contract modality 

Duty Station: East Jerusalem

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WFP celebrates and embraces diversity. It is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all its employees and encourages qualified candidates to apply irrespective of race, colour, national origin, ethnic or social background, genetic information, gender, gender identity and/or expression, sexual orientation, religion or belief, HIV status or disability.

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.

JOB PURPOSE

To perform monitoring activities within a specific coverage area and provide reports to support the implementation of the WFP- Palestine assistance programs in effective and efficient manner.

ORGANIZATIONAL CONTEXT

These jobs are found primarily in WFP Field based Offices, and job holders typically report to Monitoring & Evaluation Officer or Monitoring & Evaluation Associate. The reporting lines may change depending on the size of the office.
At this level job holders are expected to take responsibility for completion of a range of processes and activities related to monitoring that require some interpretation of standard guidelines/practices. Job holders are able to recommend a course of action to staff at various levels. 

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES (Monitoring)

  1. Conduct distribution monitoring for the food modality at the level of distribution points, including conducting beneficiary interviews during distributions.  The frequency is based on the sample and monitoring requirements. 
  2. Conduct post distribution monitoring visits at household beneficiaries’ level collecting through conducting semi-structured interviews. 
  3. Conduct monitoring visits to participating shops based on the required sample and monitoring requirements. 
  4. Conduct any other monitoring visits for any new initiative as required.
  5. Ensuring that all data is synchronized with WFP’s M&E database before the set deadline. 
  6. Ad hoc M&E data collection requirements might be collected by MAs if and when needed. 

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES (Photographing)

Act as a photographer to provide WFP with sufficient, diverse, and quality visual material (photographs and videography) for public information, advocacy and other visibility purposes. 

  1. Deliver quality and high-resolution digital photographs and videos.
  2. Prepare WFP standard captions for each photograph.

Reporting line

  • Monitoring Assistant will be working in the Jerusalem Office and will report directly to the M&E Associate in the CO. 
  • Monitoring Assistant will work directly with the Head of communication to understand the required photos and videos. 

STANDARD MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education: Completion of secondary school education. A post-secondary certificate in the related functional area is desirable.
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.

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.
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.

DESIRED EXPERIENCES FOR ENTRY INTO THE ROLE

  • Demonstrated interest and/or experience (up to 5 years) in monitoring, data collection, social work or any related area.
  • Good interpersonal, networking and communication skills.
  • Willingness to contribute and work as part of a team.
  • Flexible and open to learning and new experiences.
  • Respect for diversity and adaptability to other cultures, environments and living conditions.
  • Computer skills (i.e. Word, Excel, PowerPoint, social media, and others).
  • Knowledge of photography techniques.
  • Proficiency in photo editing software and camera equipment. 

TERMS AND CONDITIONS

Fixed-term Appointment:  an appointment for a continuous period of one year and shall have a specified expiration date and subject to a probationary period of one year, which may be extended to 18 months.

Annual Net Pay Salary:  Fixed Term/ GS5  ILS 132097

Staff Assessment A staff assessment, comparable to national income tax, shall be applied to the gross salaries and such other payments as are computed on the basis of salary, The assessment shall be calculated at rates set forth in the FAO Administrative Manual.

Duty Station: East Jerusalem

Dependency allowances: applicable to children up to 18 years of age, or up to 21 years in full-time school attendance

United Nation Joint pension fund a deduction  of 7.9% from the pensionable remuneration will be made from the net salary, the WFP will contribute of 15.8%

Medical Insurance: mandatory for staff member and can be extended to dependents  in a cost sharing

Annual leave: 2.5 days a month and Sick leave: 2 days per month

Official Holiday: 10 days as officially established for each duty station

DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS

14th August 2022

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All employment decisions are made on the basis of organizational needs, job requirements, merit, and individual qualifications. WFP is committed to providing an inclusive work environment free of sexual exploitation and abuse, all forms of discrimination, any kind of harassment, sexual harassment, and abuse of authority. Therefore, all selected candidates will undergo rigorous reference and background checks.

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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