World Food Programme recruits 01 EOI-Nutrition Officer(Emergency), SC9
World Food Programme
Opportunités de carrière : EOI-Nutrition Officer(Emergency), SC9, Mogadishu, Somalia (173128)
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.
Date of Issue : 8th September 2022 Closing Date : 14th September 2022
Why Join WFP?
The United Nations World Food Programme is the world’s largest humanitarian agency fighting hunger worldwide and the 2020 Nobel Peace Prize Laureate. The mission of WFP is to help the world achieve Zero Hunger in our lifetimes.
This position is open to qualified Somali candidates. Female candidates, in particular, are encouraged to apply.
Duties and Responsibilities
Under the direct supervision by the Head of Programme in Mogadishu Area Office and the overall supervision of the Head of Area Office, the nutrition programme officer will be responsible of the below tasks;
• Engage with UNICEF, Ministry of Health at Regional and Hirshabelle State Level and the nutrition cluster to map out the nutrition needs, coverage gaps and possible assistance packages.
• Lead on the roll out of the joint UNICEF – WFP micro plans to improve the coordination and integration of acute malnutrition treatment programmes improving coverage, outreach, effectiveness, and programme quality.
• Support the coordination of nutrition pipeline management, including NFIs and nutrition commodities in close coordination with the Programme and Logistic Unit.
• Coordinate the WFP related reporting in respect of timelines, including weekly adhoc reports from cooperating partners, ONA- MODA reports submission by the CPs.
• Organize rapid assessments in locations reported by different stakeholders to be in nutrition coverage gaps and propose immediate response with implementation plans.
• Organize regular coordination meetings with CPs to strengthen their capacity and ensure a coordinated emergency response including UNICEF implementing health and nutrition partners.
• Coordinate the referral mechanism and linkages between other WFP supported programmes and nutrition, identify the required resources for a better implementation of the referrals and share with the management for provision, and ensure their good management once procured.
• Support and build national staff’s capacity in emergency nutrition
Education: Advanced University degree in Nutrition and/ or Public health, Food systems and transformation, social sciences, and other related studies, or First University degree with additional years of related work experience and/or training/courses.
Experience: At least 4 years in nutrition related programmes implementation, public health, preferably in humanitarian context, with international NGOs, United Nations system, or with the governmental institutions with leadership role in terms of emergency nutrition coordination.
Language: Fluency in both oral and written communication in English and Somalia language is a requirement.
Knowledge & Skills:
Has foundational knowledge of nutrition, needs assessment in crisis, treatment, and prevention of malnutrition in emergency contexts.
Willingness to work in hard conditions, including working in late hours, weekends, and other extra time due to emergency.
Ability to work under pressure with minimum supervision.
Terms and Conditions
Contract Duration : 12 months.
Interested and qualified candidates are requested to submit online applications through E-Recruitment.
Applications that do not meet the above requirements will be disregarded. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Deadline for Applications
Deadline : 14th September 2022
WFP does not charge any application fees to candidates.
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.