Saturday, June 18, 2022

Jobs at United Nations World Food Programme

VACANCY NOTICE

ABOUT WFP
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.

JOB TITLE: Head of Evidence Policy and Innovations (EPI)
> TYPE OF CONTRACT: International Consultancy/CST LII /Regular
> UNIT/DIVISION: Evidence Policy and Innovations Unit
> DUTY STATION (City, Country): Kathmandu, Nepal
> DURATION: 11 months

BACKGROUND AND JOB PURPOSE
Lead the Evidence, Policy and Innovations (EPI) Unit in WFP Nepal, including advancing efforts with the Government of Nepal, United Nations agencies and knowledge partners (research and academic institutions) to (1) lead food security and nutrition policy coherence efforts in the Country Office, (2) strengthen the capacities of national and local authorities to prepare for and respond to food insecurity and emergencies (3) manage evidence-based applied research projects, (4) and utilize the latest science and technology to design, implement and monitor food security and nutrition programmes.


KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES (not all-inclusive)
Under the lead of the Deputy Country Director, the Head of EPI will report directly to the Head of Programme and work closely with the other activity managers in the Nepal Country Office.

STANDARD MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education: Advanced University degree (Masters) in Public Policy, Public Health, Economics, Statistics, Nutrition or other relevant field. Technical qualifications in information management, database systems, web-based applications and related field are strongly preferred

Language: Fluency (level C) in English language is required.

DESIRED EXPERIENCES FOR ENTRY INTO THE ROLE

Experience: At least six to ten years of professional experience in international humanitarian assistance and development programming.

Application Deadline: June 30, 2022


HOW TO APPLY
click [ HERE ] to view official vacancy notice for more details and application procedure




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