Partnerships & Reporting Associate
Mission and objectives
The United Nations World Food Programme is a solution provider in the challenge to end hun-ger and malnutrition and focuses on reaching the most food insecure, and the malnourished all over the world. WFP’s dual mandate allows it to use a development lens in its humanitarian responses, and to align early recovery and development interventions accordingly. In Mozambique, WFP has a five-year Country Strategic Plan (2017-2021), which aims to strengthen resilience, emergency preparedness and response while continuing to address the underlying causes of hunger in the country. WFP has collaborative relationships with host governments, donor governments, NGOs, the private sector, the United Nations system, international finance institutions, interna-tional and regional organizations, academia and think tanks. WFP adopts a partnering ap-proach with the children, women and men its serves, the governments that sit on its governing bodies and the media.
WFP Mozambique has significantly expanded its operations over the past few years, particularly to respond to food insecurity and growing humanitarian needs. WFP’s humanitarian interventions were scaled up due to two major Tropical Cyclones (Idai and Kenneth) and a protracted drought that occurred in Mozambique in 2019. In 2020, the COVID-19 pandemic and the escalation of violence and insecurity in northern Mozambique, brought new challenges to WFP Mozambique. In response to the displacement crisis in the north, WFP increased further expanded its operations to respond to the increasing food and nutritional needs of IDPs and established the United Nations Humanitarian Air Services (UNHAS). Under the direct supervision of the Head of External Relations and overall leadership of the Country Director, the UNV will support advocacy, outreach, resource mobilization efforts, as well as ensure effective reporting on various programmes implemented in the country.
Under the supervision of the Head of External Relations, working in close coordination with the other technical staff and functional units, the UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks: • Contribute to partnerships strategies, including the development of Partnership Action Plans; • Draft quality partner proposals and reports by engaging with other WFP entities and ex-ternal stakeholders. • As part of a team, the youth volunteer will support senior managers in the preparation of strategic agreements, joint strategies and MOUs in order to promote the SDGs and Zero Hunger on the national, regional and global agenda and to reach advantageous out-comes for WFP • Prepare analyses and review reports, including with contributions and inputs, providing analytical capabilities, quantitative and qualitative elements required for the elaboration of documents and reports. • Develop presentations, draft speaking notes and prepare meetings, handouts and minutes. • Contribute with work planning for initiatives, including in the tracking and monitoring agreed-upon activities.