WFP recruits 01 Social Protection Programme Assistant

WFP recruits 01 Social Protection Programme Assistant

World Food Programme

Humanitaire (ONG, Associations, …), Projet/programme de développement

Opportunités de carrière : Social Protection Programme Assistant _Djibouti, SSA L5 (Open Only to Djiboutian- 11 months ) (165983)

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.


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.


Education : First university degree in Public Policy, Public Administration, Public Financing, Economics, Social Science, monitoring and evaluation or other relevant fields.

Language : Fluency in both oral and written French. Fluency in English is an asset.


Towards the over-arching goal of Zero Hunger, WFP is working alongside the Government in the delivery of the PNSF, including the integration of refugee households host community in the PNSF.


The programme assistant will work under the direct supervision of the Strategic Outcome 2 manager in Djibouti Ville.

He/she will collect, analyse, and report on the implementation of activities linked to the WFP Strategic outcome 2.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES (not all-inclusive)

Assist in the implementation of activities related to the integration of refugees in PNSF and PASS, the provision of cash assistance to HIV affected households, and the implementation of other interventions linked to PNSF.

Undertake field visits to ensure activities are implemented according to the planning.

Follow up daily on the implementation of the activities with the MASS and other relevant stakeholders, where necessary.

Assist in Planning and conducting periodic meetings with various stakeholders.

Ensure that various reports, related to the SO2 interventions areas, are submitted according to established timelines in the legal agreements in place.

Perform other related duties as required. 



 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.


 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.


 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.


 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.


Capability Name Description of the behaviour expected for the proficiency level

Programme Lifecycle & Food Assistance Can facilitate implementation of food assistance programmes under guidance using basic understanding of principles and good practices of programme design, implementation and monitoring.

Transfer Modalities (Food, Cash, Vouchers) Demonstrates ability to facilitate, under guidance, food assistance programme implementation that deploys full range of transfer modalities with an understanding of basic principles guiding modality selection and implementation.

Knowledge of Specialized Areas Understands basic technical concepts and data andtheir relevance to food assistance programmes.

Emergency Programming Displays capacity to provide inputs into the development, implementation and realignment of high quality emergency programmes.

Strategic Policy Engagement w/Govt Understands and applies basic principles of engagement with government counterparts at the national or local level.


Understanding of Agenda 2030 and respective targets – particularly SDG1, SDG2 and SDG17 – and how the work of WFP can contribute to achieving them;

Understanding of WFP’s mandate, Country Strategic Planning process, intervention modalities, programme and project lifecycle tools, implementation, monitoring, and evaluation desirable.

Ability to facilitate the implementation of safety net programmes led by the MASS with technical and implementation support from WFP, using different modalities.

Understand and applies basic principles of engagement with the MASS and other country parts.

Ability to work as part of a team, participating in open dialogues and valuing diverse opinions of others, regardless of gender, culture, background, experience, or country assignment.


Experience : 

At least 4 or more years of professional experience in the implementation of social protection programmes

Has facilitated communication with technical teams (nutrition, vulnerability and analysis mapping, finance, etc.)

Has experience in monitoring emergency programmes. 

Experience with WFP is an asset.


From 30/05/2022 to 16/06/2022

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.POSTULER

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