Program assistant

United Nations Volunteers , Les Cayes, Haiti

Skill Required:, Project/ Programme Management
Preferred Experience: 
2 years of relevant work experience
Closing Date for Applications: 
27th September, 2021

Job Description

Description of task

This assignment description corresponds to generic tasks associated with the position in question in order to establish a list / pool of qualified and available candidates to develop the functions required by the AFPs in response to the humanitarian situation in Haiti. The supervisors of this mission will be notified if the start of the recruitment associated with this mission is confirmed.

  • Support the coordination and management of WFP programs;
  • Liaise and coordinate with Cooperating Partners (CPs) with regard to food assistance activities, verify and prepare CP payment requests for approval by the head of the field office;
  • Provide support and monitoring of WFP food assistance programs at the field office level,
  • Ensure that the management of the food chain is carried out effectively;
  • Perform regular monitoring tasks and plans in all operational areas. Perform assessments of areas in need;
  • Collect information on potential project activities, with particular reference to food security data to identify potential beneficiaries;
  • Support the preparation of MAP reports;
  • Represent WFP at donor meetings, inter-agency meetings and internal meetings, as required;
  • Update the targeting package (including community and individual targeting of relief beneficiaries, school feeding and Cash for Assets (CFA) creation activities annually and ensure the targeting system designed is properly implemented ;
  • Ensure that the planned food was distributed to the right beneficiaries on time and with the right quality;
  • Perform other related duties as required by the supervisor

Qualifications / Requirements

Required degree level

  • Bachelor degree or equivalent

Educational additional comments

  • University degree in international development studies, social sciences, health, nutrition, agriculture, environmental sciences or other related disciplines.

Required experience

  • 24 Months

Experience remark

  • Demonstrated experience (at least 2 years) in providing support to policy and program activities, professional experience in food security and management of development and / or humanitarian operations

Language skills

  • English (Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
  • French (Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge


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