Female Internship Programme

World Food Programme, Somalia

Skill Required:, Project/ Programme Management
Preferred Experience: 
Internship
Closing Date for Applications: 
21st November, 2019


Job Description

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 single 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 Internship Programme is a learning opportunity aimed at attracting young and talented candidates/students in Somalia. The programme will provide selected candidates/students with the opportunity to supplement their academic knowledge with a practical work assignment in a field related to the work of WFP. This will promote better understanding of WFP Somalia’s mandate and programmes. Similarly, the programme will provide WFP with qualified individuals specializing in relevant fields in line with WFP’s Strategic Objectives and the UN Sustainable Development Goals.

WFP Somalia’s activities include food assistance for relief, school feeding, safety nets, nutrition and food assistance for assets creation through provision of in-kind and cash-based transfers. The intern will work with the Programme team under the direct supervision of the Programme Associate and overall supervision of the Head of Sub-Office.

This position is open to qualified female Somali nationals only and are highly encouraged to apply.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provide support WFP Cooperating Partners (CPs) for effective implementation of different project activities; School Feeding, Nutrition, Livelihood and Relief
  • Assist in reviewing CP reports and invoices;
  • Assist project focal points on day today programme activities
  • Generate food release notes (FRN) on a monthly basis;
  • Assist in coordinating the dispatch plan with logistics unit for timely delivery to CPs;
  • Work and exchange information with internal counterparts in creating conducive environment to support effective collaboration and implementation of ongoing project activities;
  • Assist in data entry on SCOPE platform, checking and correcting any incompatibilities to ensure the accuracy of the data;
  • Maintain efficient database management to easy access and retrieval of required information for programme implementation;
  • Perform other related duties as required.

Learning Expectations:

Upon completion of the assignment, the intern will have:

  • Understanding of international development and humanitarian principles including WFP’s operations, specifically in Somalia
  • Obtained skills in planning, coordination and partnering that include multiple internal and external stakeholders
  • Gained results-based skills required for international humanitarian and development operations.

Minimum Qualifications:

Education: The internship programme is open to candidates who meet one of the following criteria:

  • Enrolled in an undergraduate programme (f.eg. a Bachelor’s degree) or a graduate programme (f.eg. a Master’s degree) at a recognized university, studying in the areas of International Relations, Social Sciences, Agriculture, Nutrition, Economics, Statistics or another related field. Candidates must have completed at least two years of the programme and have attended classes in the past 12 months; OR
  • Recent graduate from an undergraduate or graduate programme at a recognized university in the areas of International Relations, Social Sciences, Agriculture, Nutrition, Economics, Statistics or another related field.

Knowledge & Skills: Knowledge (academic or practical) in any of the following areas is desirable: food security, project management, agriculture, nutrition, and monitoring and evaluation. Basic computer skills and use of Microsoft Office packages such as word and excel are essential.

Language: Working knowledge of English and Somali is a requirement

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