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Consultant - LSMA Research Analyst, 1 month (Re-advertised)

World Food Programme

World Food Programme

Posted on Friday, August 11, 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 or disability.


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 Logistics Services Market Assessment is intended to help WFP Eswatini understand and evaluate the supply chain services markets with a focus on the Logistics in which the organization launches Requests for Quotations (FRQs) for transport and associated logistics services. The Logistics Services Market Assessment (hereafter "LSMA") will increase WFP's knowledge of local market conditions to contract transport and associated logistics services in the most cost-efficient manner. A comprehensive LSMA should be conducted at least once every three years for all markets in which transport and associated logistics services are currently, or are anticipated to be, contracted. WFP Eswatini seeks the services of a competent and professional Research Analyst to structure, analyze and prepare WFP Eswatini LSMA report using gathered data and other effective research methodologies..

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES (not all-inclusive)

Under the direct supervision of the Head of Logistics and overall supervision by the Head of Office, the Consultant - Logistics Services Market Assessment (LSMA) Research Analyst will be required to:

1. Conduct desk review of policies and other guiding frameworks at the national level as well as institutional levels on Eswatini Logistics context.
2. Structure and analyze LSMA data; prepare an inception report
3. Develop Standard Operating Procedures - Code of conduct on Supply Chain market development and management, for private sector, civil society organizations and non-state actors.
4. Analyze data gaps, identify evidence based relevant approaches; engage all relevant stakeholders for effective reporting, buy-in and inputs into the LSMA final report.


Deliverables based on the above, the consultant will prepare and complete the following:

  • Inception report
  • LSMA draft and final report
  • Standard Operating Procedure for Supply Chain Market Development and Management
  • Final PowerPoint presentation slides of the contents of the SOPs and Code of Conduct for capacity building (ppt. format)


Education: Advanced University degree or equivalent in Supply Chain, Business Management, Economics, Transport.

Experience: A minimum of 7 years in the relevant areas: market research, supply chain strategy development or equivalent.
Language: English and Siswati language


  • This is a local position for eSwatini nationals only.
  • Qualified female applicants are encouraged to apply.
  • Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
  • WFP has zero tolerance for discrimination and does not discriminate on the basis of HIV/AIDS status, gender, religion or ethnicity.


The closing date for receiving applications, 19 September 2023


WFP has a zero-tolerance approach to conduct such as fraud, sexual exploitation and abuse, sexual harassment, abuse of authority and discrimination. All selected candidates will be expected to adhere to WFP’s standards of conduct and will therefore undergo rigorous background verification internally or through third parties. Selected candidates will also be required to provide additional information as part of the verification exercise. Misrepresentation of information provided during the recruitment process may lead to disqualification or termination of employment

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.