Programme Policy Officer (Cash-Based Transfers) at the United Nations World Food Programme

The United Nations World Food Programme is the world's largest humanitarian agency fighting hunger worldwide. The mission of WFP is to end global hunger.  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.We are recruiting to fill the position below:Job Title: Programme Policy Officer (Cash-Based Transfers)Requisition #: 4136Location: MaiduguriLevel: NOBJob PurposeTo provide support to policy and programme activities that effectively meet food assistance needs.Key Accountabilities  (Not all-inclusive)Contribute towards the development of a wide variety of projects, plans and processes, ensuring alignment with wider programme policies and guidance.Provide project management support to specific and defined programmes and projects of considerable size/complexity, ensuring a coordinated approach with wider programmes that complies with WFP standards and procedures.Develop and coordinate data gathering and monitoring systems ensuring that rigorous quality standards are maintained.Research and analyse a range of policy and operational issues to inform the development of policies, programmes and activities.Contribute to the preparation of accurate and timely reporting on programmes and activities that enable informed decision making and consistency of information presented to stakeholders.Liaise with internal and external counterparts to ensure effective collaboration, monitor ongoing projects and highlight potential risks to project delivery.Support the identification, development and management of potential partnerships to collaborative working leading to improved food assistance packages.Support the capacity building of WFP staff, partners and national government to prepare for and respond to food assistance needs, e.g. through providing inputs into training materials.Guide and supervise more junior staff, acting as a point of referral and supporting them with analysis and queries.Other as required. 

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