Programme Associate (School Feeding) SC6, Cox’s Bazar

Vacancy for the Post: Programme Associate (School Feeding) SC6, Cox’s Bazar

Company Name: World Food Programme

Job description: .

Are you ready to change lives and save the lives of the world’s most vulnerable people?

If yes, this opportunity is for you!

WFP seeks candidates of the highest integrity and professionalism who share our humanitarian principles. Selection of staff is made on a competitive basis, and we are committed to promoting diversity and gender balance.

ABOUT WFP

The United Nations World Food Programme is a leading organization delivering food assistance and working with communities to improve nutrition and build resilience. We also support governments of developing countries in their efforts to eliminate hunger and malnutrition by addressing the underlying causes and disparities in access to food and good nutrition to ensure that no one is left behind in line with the Agenda 2030, Sustaining Peace and Agenda for Humanity. WFP is particularly focused on Goal 2 (Zero Hunger) and Goal 17 (Partnerships). Delivering on our mandate of Zero Hunger requires us to have a diverse, inclusive and .

The 2020 Nobel Peace Prize awarded to WFP is recognition that ending hunger is a critical first step towards global peace. WFP recognizes that one of the greatest contributions it can make to humanity is to provide a voice to the 690 million hungry people in the world. The Nobel Peace Prize gives us a platform to make their needs heard and to mobilize support for the assistance they need.

ORGANIZATIONAL CONTEXT

WFP supports over 1.4 million people in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh including over 860,000 Rohingya refugees and host community Bangladeshi under the L2 emergency operation. WFP provides food and nutrition assistance to the entire refugee population in the world’s largest refugee camp as well as school meals, nutrition service, and livelihood support to host communities in Cox’s Bazar.

The Bangladesh Country Strategic Plan (CSP) 2017-2020 approved by the WFP Executive Board in its first session of 2017 became effective on 1 April 2017. It aims to contribute to four Strategic Outcomes that are aligned with the four Strategic Results of SDG 2 (Zero Hunger) and SDG 17 (Partnerships for Development). A total of 13 activities are planned to be implemented to achieve the contributions to the five Strategic Outcomes.
Under the Integrated Road Map (IRM) WFP has committed to a new way of working, linking not only all activities to the defined Strategic Outcomes but also linking the resources used for implementing the activities to the results achieved.
The five strategic outcomes are:
SO1: Vulnerable groups in rural and urban settings are supported by enhanced national actions to improve their nutrition indicators in line with national targets by 2020.
SO, 2: The most vulnerable population of Cox’s Bazar, the Chittagong Hill Tracts and disaster-stricken areas have enhanced food security and nutrition.
SO, 3: Innovative approaches to enhance the resilience of food insecure households exposed to climate-related shocks and stresses are validated by 2020; and
SO, 4: The humanitarian response system for large-scale natural disasters in Bangladesh can respond with reduced cost and lead-time.
SO, 5: Humanitarian and development partners in Bangladesh have access to reliable services in the areas of supply chain and emergency telecommunications during crises.

JOB PURPOSE

In line with Strategic Objective 1 and Strategic Objective 2, WFP is leading a consortium in the implementation and management of a US funded school feeding programme in Cox’s Bazar. This three-year programme requires strong accountability to donors in the areas of the programme, procurement monitoring and evaluation and finance. It is envisioned that, at the end of the three years, the programme will be handed over to the Government of Bangladesh.

At this level, the incumbent is responsible for the completion of a range of specialized and/or standardized processes and activities requiring some interpretation of standard guidelines and practices. Job holders can recommend a course of action to staff at various levels and may allocate tasks to other support staff. They work under minimum supervision, perform basic analyses and compile reports to support information consistency and smooth implementation of programmes/projects.

STANDARD MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education: University degree (bachelor’s degree or master’s) in English , Management , Education, Research , Social Science or any other relevant field. Advanced professional degree in education is preferable.

Experience : At least five years of progressive responsible work experience, including at least three years of implementation in program related to primary education and literacy. Experience working directly on academic improvement and enhancing the capacity of teachers will be considered as an asset.

Language: Fluency in both oral and written communication in English and Bangla.

Knowledge & Skills: Good facilitation skill, vast knowledge on curriculum, material and module development, computer skill including word processing, spreadsheet and other WFP standard software packages and systems. General knowledge of UN system administrative policies, rules, regulations and procedures in the area of administration.

TERMS AND CONDITIONS

Type of Contract : Service Contract

Duty Station : Cox’s Bazar ,Bangladesh

Contract Duration : Twelve (12) months

Posi No. : One (1)

Monthly Salary : BDT. 114,638

DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS

22 June 2021 23:59 GMT

This vacancy announcement is for Bangladeshi Nationals. Only short-listed applicants will be contacted.

To be considered, interested candidates are encouraged to apply through the WFP careers website:

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Female applicants and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

WFP is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages all qualified candidates, irrespective of gender, nationality, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of the organisation. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the selection & recruitment process, and for work-related needs upon joining the Programme. WFP has zero tolerance for sexual exploitation and abuse, any kind of harassment, including sexual harassment, abuse of authority or discrimination. 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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Location: Cox’s Bazar, Chittagong

Job date: Thu, 10 Jun 2021 05:21:55 GMT

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