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Performance Management Information and Reporting Consultant


  • Organization: WFP - World Food Programme
  • Location: Rome
  • Grade: International Consultant - Internationally recruited Contractors Agreement
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Human Resources
    • Communication and Public Information
    • Documentation and Information Management
  • Closing Date: 2022-08-20


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.


JOB TITLE:    Performance  Management  Information and Reporting  CST
UNIT/ DIVISION : CPPP (Performance Reporting Branch), CPP {Corporate Planning and Performance Division), WFP
DUTY STATION (City, Country): Rome, Italy 
DURATION: 11 months


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.


The Corporate Performance and Planning Division (CPP) in WFP was created' to strengthen WFP.'s capacity to implement its Strategic Plan, to measure our impact on alleviating hunger through food assistance, and to advance  results-based  performance  and  accountability  across  the organization.


CPP is responsible for: leading, communicating and supporting performance reporting: Coordination of all efforts
towards demonstrating WFPs'  organizational performance through its Annual Performance Report (APRI), Annual
Country Reports {ACRs) and thematic report s, where/as relevant; further, the coordination of management responses. to the recommendations of evaluations provides CPP/RMP the opportunity to track the application of lessons learned to shar e in reporting platforms  as well as programme design and implementation status.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES (not all-inclusive)

Under the supervision of the CPPP Chief (Performance Reporting) and in close collaboration with CPP colleagues and throughout WFP the incumbent will:

  • Support CPPP in it s OIM and Performance reporting function by coordinating, monitoring and leading
  • communication with the OIM reporting network. Responsibilities will include drafting of SOPs, ToRs, concept note and phased plan, project management and liaising with counterparts in EME and HR.
  • Support CPPP with the provision of normative guidance for UN Info and ensure its alignment of the Corporate Results Framework 2022-2025 guidance as well as supporting the communication with the UN network.
  • Support CPPP in development of communications and visual content management Annual Country Reports and Annual Performance Report.    .
  • Coordinate and oversee the production of reporting specific visibility products, ensuring consistency with    .
  • corporate message , and technical CPP documents, so that key clients are informed in a timely and transparent manner about CPPP's activities - including brochures, factsheets, infographics, photos, videos and audio for use across a range of integrated online platforms -  as they relate to annual reporting, particularly focused on Annual Country Reports.
  • Collaborate with counterparts in WFP divisions, ensuring an aligned and consistent approach to inform action
  • management, analysis and performance reporting.
  • Internally, prepare presentations for high level and working meetings to enhance coverage of activities.
  • Internally update and disseminate on WFP online platforms (WFPGo, Yammer, Go.Docs, etc.) various products and articles as they relate to performance reporting
  • Act as focal point for EME and Supply Chain divisions within the overall annual performance
  • reporting cycle, with focus on Annual Country Reports.
  • Other duties as required


  • A wide array of quality communications, documents, articles, presentations, guidelines, prepare and updated, in response to divisional and departmental reporting needs and socialized appropriately internally and externally.
  • Contributions made towards assuring up to date performance reporting information in various corporate platforms, dashboards, and tool.


Education: Advanced university degree in communication, media studies, journalism, marketing, information managemen,t social sciences or related fields  (or  first  University  degree with additional years  of related work experience or trainings/courses).

Experience: 3 -5 years   of    progressively    responsible    related    experience    (information management, communication, advocacy, marketing, social science or related fields), with a background/  interest  in international humanitarian development.

Knowledge & Skills

  • Experience in reporting and communication activities required, strong understanding of OIM concepts and principles, best practices, techniques and processes;
  • Ability to produce high-quality written materials, including graphically- based PowerPoint presentations as well as text documents;
  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to analyze and interpret information and draw out the key messages;
  • Strong interpersonal skill s to effectively coordinate and tactfully liaise with a broad spectrum of people at all levels and across different cultures;
  • Strong oral and written communication skills, able to clearly articulate insights to stakeholders in WFP;
  • Strong project management and coordination skills
  • Action management skills (time management, organization, judgement) to ensure ability to balance competing priorities successfully, and to work to tight deadlines;
  • Self-motivated and able to work with a high degree of autonomy and ability to lead.
  • Experience in using Adobe ln Design, Illustrator and Photoshop to produce high-quality and print-based media;
  • Demonstrable experience in leading communication and/or marketing projects and driving them through success;
  • Fully committed and motivated to represent and achieve the aims of the World Food Programme.
  • Experience working in UN organizations, particularly across functions and divisions in WFP.

Languages:    Level C (fluent) in written and spoken English, knowledge of a second UN language is an asset.



WFP offers a competitive compensation package which will be determined by the contract type and selected candidate’s qualifications and experience.

Please visit the following websites for detailed information on working with WFP. Click on: “Our work” and “Countries” to learn more about WFP’s operations. 


Deadline for application:  19 August 2022 (Midnight, Rome Time)
Ref VA No. 171343


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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