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Officier (re) National (e) au programme

World Food Programme

World Food Programme

Posted on Saturday, May 20, 2023

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, physical or mental disability.

Job Title : Officier (e) National (e) au Programme

Type of Contract : Fixed Term

Grade : NOA

Unit/Division : Programme

Duty Station (City, Country): Cap-Haitien , Haiti

Duration of assignment: 12 months



These jobs are found in Headquarters (HQ), Regional Bureaux (RBs) or Country Offices (COs) and job holders report to a more senior Programme Policy Officer.

Job holders are likely to be working under the close support and guidance of a more experienced professional staff member receiving guidance and regular feedback on work performed. They are typically involved in programme or policy activities or similar nature and analytical work of limited complexity.


To provide support to policy and programme activities that effectively meet food assistance needs.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES (not all-inclusive, within delegated authority):

  1. Contribute towards the development of a limited number of projects, plans and processes, ensuring alignment with wider programme policies and guidance.
  2. Provide project management support to specific and defined programmes and projects of small to moderate size that are relatively straight forward in nature, ensuring a coordinated approach with wider programmes that complies with WFP standards and procedures.
  3. Follow data gathering and monitoring systems ensuring that rigorous quality standards are maintained.
  4. Research and analyse policy and operational issues to support senior colleagues in the development of policies, programmes and activities.
  5. 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.
  6. Liaise with internal counterparts to ensure effective collaboration, monitor ongoing projects.
  7. Support the identification, development and management of potential partnerships to collaborative working leading to improved food assistance packages.
  8. Support the capacity building of WFP staff, partners and national government to prepare for and respond to food assistance needs, e.g. through project management support of learning initiatives.
  9. Provide guidance to support staff, acting as a point of referral and assisting them with analysis and queries.
  10. Other as required.

OTHER SPECIFIC JOB REQUIREMENTS (details to be determined by Post Managers):

This section is optional to describe other duties, skills & knowledge required for the specific job.


Leads by Example with Integrity

Upholds WFP values, principles, and


Demonstrates and encourages others to uphold the WFP values, principles and standards

Respects others and values


Values diversity using respectful and inclusive language, and encourages others to do the same

Stays focused and calm under


Stays focused and calm when under pressure and encourages others to do the same

Demonstrates humility and a

willingness to learn

Shows humility and a willingness to learn and share knowledge, frequently seeking and acting on feedback, and taking up opportunities to develop

Drives Results and Delivers on


Delivers results for maximum impact

Holds self and/or others accountable for the delivery of results



Delivers results against delegated tasks and seeks guidance and support where needed

Adapts readily to change

Responds readily to change adjusting work as needed

Fosters Inclusive and Collaborative

Is inclusive and


Promotes inclusive teamwork and psychological safety by sharing ideas and openly raising issues

Gives timely and constructive


Supports development for others by giving timely and constructive feedback

Builds and shares

new perspectives

Listens attentively to others to capture, learn, build and share new perspectives

Applies Strategic


Communicates and

fulfils WFP’s vision

Fulfils WFP’s vision and is able to explain how their objectives support the vision

Embraces curiosity and new ways of doing things

Demonstrates curiosity, and proposes new ways of doing things when relevant

Analyses and

evaluates data

Gathers data and shares knowledge to inform team decision making

Considers the impact of decisions

Implements decisions and asks questions to understand the impact for wider objectives

Builds and




Builds partnerships

Builds partnerships by seeking out opportunities to work with others

Collaborates to

deliver common


Collaborates with partners by sharing information and working together to deliver common goals


Capability Name

Description of the behaviour expected for the proficiency level

Programme Lifecycle & Food


Demonstrates ability to identify key variables and contextual factors that affect food assistance problems and programmes throughout the lifecycle to inform quality programme design or re-design.

Transfer Modalities (Food,

Cash, Voucher)

Demonstrates ability to analyse and consolidate quantitative and qualitative information from different sources (e.g., market studies) to inform transfer modality selection and programme development.

Broad Knowledge of

Specialized areas (i.e.

Nutrition, VAM, etc.)

Demonstrates the ability to interpret basic data in the context of WFP specialised fields to contribute to technical programme design, implementation and monitoring.

Emergency Programming

Displays capacity to provide inputs into the development, implementation and realignment of high quality emergency programmes.

Strategic Policy Engagement w/ Government

Develops thorough recommendations using multiple inputs (e.g., government counsel, research, own experience) to strengthen national or subnational entities and government owned food and nutrition security programmes.


  • Has gained experience in implementing technical programs (i.e. nutrition, etc.).
  • Has implemented programmes and provided input into designing operations.
  • Has provided input into policy discussions and decisions.


Education: Advanced University degree in International Affairs, Economics,

Nutrition/Health, Agriculture, Environmental Science, Social Sciences or other field relevant to international development assistance, or First University Degree with additional years of related work experience and/or trainings/courses.

Language: International Professional: Fluency (level C) in English language. Intermediate knowledge (level B) of a second official UN language: Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian, Spanish, and/or Portuguese (a WFP working language).

National Professional: Fluency (level C) in English language and the duty station’s language, if different.

Deadline: 2 juin 2023