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Monitoring Assistant - SSA4 - Multiple Locations

World Food Programme

World Food Programme

Posted on Wednesday, May 24, 2023


WFP encourages female candidates and people with disabilities to apply.

WFP seeks candidates of the highest integrity and professionalism who share our humanitarian principles. Selection of staff is made on a competitive basis. We are committed to promoting diversity and the principle of equal employment opportunity for all our employees and encourages qualified candidates to apply irrespective of religion or belief, ethnic or social background, gender, gender identity and disability.


Job Title: Monitoring Assistant

Grade: SSA4

Type of contract: Special Service Agreement

Duration: 5 Months

Duty Station: Dir & Chitral

Vacancy Number: 827356

Date of Publication: 24 May 2023

Deadline of Application: 6 June 2023

This vacancy announcement is for Pakistani Nationals only.

Note: This vacancy announcement will also be used to build a roster of prequalified applicants for future opportunities within same job profile at the current or lower level in Pakistan.


WFP offers a competitive benefits package including salary, pension, leave plus a medical insurance.
*Remote work may be possible depending upon the operational requirements of the Programme. Requests are assessed on a case by case basis, taking into account the personal circumstances of the requestor given the operational situation.


The staff is required to monitor ongoing WP project in Dir Upper and Chitral Districts. The incumbent will be based at district under the direct supervision of M&E Officer/designate at WFP Peshawar Office.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES (not all-inclusive)

1. Verify the targeting (i.e., beneficiary registration and planned activitiesin in selected villages) as per WFP envisaged starndards;
2. Perform monitoring of ongoing activities and the training sessions imparted by Coorperating Partner;
3. Perform cash/food distribution monitoring and the processes involved to mobilize beneficairies to the cash disbursement points;
4. Receive and collate comments and feedback from cooperating partners and beneficiaries to support in identifying programmatic issues with a view to fostering efficient operations;
5. Perform different types of assessments to document the benefits of WFP interventions on target communities i.e., Food Security Outcome Monitoring, end of project assessment etc;
6. Perform purposive monitoring visits to follow-up on critical issues surfaced through internal and external sources i.e., WFP beneficiary feedback mechanism, government authorities, UN coordination office etc;
7. Collate assistance programme(s) data in accordance with clear direction, in order to support programme reviews and informative decision-making;
8. Liaise with cooperating partners, district authorities and internal counterparts to gather feedback and comments to support programme reviews and improve services.
9. Represent WFP at district level coordination fora and accordingly keep WFP PO updated;
10. Provide guidance for cooperating partners on WFP operational practices, monitoring tools and methods in order to support them to complete self-monitoring tasks and to contribute to the visibility of WFP in the coverage areas.
11. Prepare and timely share the field mission reports to document programme implementation.
12. Overall, align field monitoring functions with the FFA implementation flow cycle.
13. Any other task assign by the supervisor


EDUCATION: Completion of secondary school education as minimum qualification, however, preference will be given to master's degree holders

EXPERIENCE: Four Years' Programme experience, preferably in Monitoring & evaluation and with UN system or INGO's.


Ability to produce good quality report coupled with good analytical skills

1. Good Command on Ms-office
2. Ability to effectively communicate with beneficairies and the district authorities;
3. Knowledge of local context/geographic areas etc is preferable.


1. Fluency in both oral and written communication in the UN language in use at the duty station and in the duty station’s language, if different.
2. Fluent in speaking the native language of respective district

All WFP Employees are expected to demonstrate the competencies and standards of behaviour aligned with our core values and defined in the WFP LEADERSHIP FRAMEWORK, namely:

Leading by example with integrity,

Driving results and delivering on commitments,

Fostering inclusive and collaborative teamwork,

Applying strategic thinking,

Building and maintaining sustainable partnerships


To be considered, interested candidates are invited to apply via Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

WFP will not request payment at any stage of the recruitment process including at the offer stage. Any requests for payment should be refused and reported to local law enforcement authorities for appropriate action.

We want to ensure the recruitment process is fully accessible. Please contact us at to advise us of any accessibility needs you may have.
This email is only to be used for any disability related accessibility requirements, and not for sending the application itself. Due to volume of applications, any applications or CVs sent through this email address will not be considered as a formal application and will not receive a reply from WFP.


The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) is the world’s largest humanitarian organization, 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 staff is required to monitor ongoing WP project in Dir Upper and Chitral Districts. The incumbent will be based at district under the direct supervision of M&E Officer/designate at WFP Peshawar Office.

WFP is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce. 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.