Programme Assistant (SCOPE) – Mogadisho

  • Full time
  • 11 months ago
  • / Monthly

Job Information

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    Posted On Sep 24 ,2020
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    No. of Openings 1 opening
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    Job Level :
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    Job Experience : 4 years

Job Description

Programme Assistant (SCOPE), SC-5 Mogadisho
Organizational Background:

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 World Food Programme Somalia activities include food assistance for relief, Safety nets including unconditional safety nets and school feeding, nutrition, and livelihoods related activities through provision of in-kind and cash-based transfers.

This position is open to qualified Somali candidates; female candidates are particularly encouraged to apply.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Under the technical supervision of the Programme Policy Officer and the overall supervision of the Area Coordinator, the incumbent will be responsible for the following duties:

  • Assist in the coordination of beneficiaries’ registration a by the Cooperating Partners (CPs);
  • Support in the enrolments of beneficiary interventions, cycles creation, card registration and issuance;
  • Assist CPs and beneficiaries in the top-up and redemption exercise;
  • Provide updates on the SCOPE process from registration to card distribution on a weekly basis;
  • Support and train CP staffs on SCOPE registration and other SCOPE related tasks;
  • Support the local community and administrative authorities to ensure better implementation of WFP programmes and SCOPE rollout;
  • Conduct field missions on WFP activity sites to monitor the implementation programme, management and use of food/ cash assistance, targeting in line with WFP principles;
  • Provide monitoring reports on WFP programme related issues in the field, including food management, beneficiaries’ concerns, and CPs performance;
  • Follow up on SCOPE issues arising from enrolments and redemption;
  • Ensure good management of WFP SCOPE equipment held by the partners, from collection to return; manage their troubleshooting and ensure coordination on this between WFP and the CPs;
  • Follow- up SCOPE cards related issues and provide feedback to the Monitoring & Evaluation focal point;
  • Record CPs reports in WFP information management system (COMET);
  • Maintain accurate records of programme related documents;
  • Perform other related duties as required.
Minimum Qualifications:

Education: Completion of secondary school education. A post-secondary certificate in education, agronomy, social services/sciences, business administration or other related functional area is desirable.

Experience: At least four years of responsible support experience in development, food assistance, food security analysis, reporting or in a field related to programme functions in a humanitarian context is desirable.

Language: Fluency in both oral and written communication in English and Somali is a requirement.

Knowledge & Skills: Ability to facilitate implementation of food assistance programmes using basic principles and good practices of programme design, implementation, and monitoring of development projects. Demonstrates ability to facilitate, food assistance programme implementation that deploys a full range of transfer modalities with an understanding of basic principles guiding modality selection and implementation. Understands basic technical concepts and data and their relevance to food assistance programmes. Advanced knowledge and experience in using computer software packages and database applications.

Applications Instructions:
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.

Female applicants and qualified applicants from developing countries are especially encouraged to apply