Programme Assistant

World Food Programme, Syria

Skill Required:, Project/ Programme Management
Preferred Experience: 
5 years
Closing Date for Applications: 
20th September, 2021

Job Description


  • Completion of tasks related to the implementation of WFP’s operations regarding a specific range of activities under the School Feeding & Nutrition Programme in addition to supervising the implementation of CBT modality.


  • To perform specialized and/or standardized policy and programme-related processes and activities to support the effective delivery of assistance packages.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES (not all-inclusive)

Under School Feeding and Nutrition:

  • Coordinate with Cooperating partners /Government counter parts for implementation of nutrition and school feeding program activities.
  • Assist in organizing and conducting trainings in Nutrition and School feeding for Cooperating Partners and Governmental Counterparts.
  • Assist in preparation of governorate-wise, partner-wise, monthly and quarterly allocation plans, projections for food commodities and non-food items.
  • Support Commodity Management and Tracking in coordination with logistics and partners to ensure timely food dispatches to EDPs/FDPs & schools.
  • Assist with timely submission of reconciled, monthly distribution reports (along with invoices where necessary).
  • Assist in updating and maintenance of Programme data on monthly bases for various reports. (Reports may be needed on weekly or on ad-hoc basis)
  • Coordinate with M&E for monitoring updates and feedback.
  • Undertake monitoring visits and follow up of issues in field and coordinate with HOSO + CO to support resolution.
  • Assist in conducting coordination meetings, Programme review meetings.
  • Provide support in development of IEC material and reporting formats, briefs and presentations.
  • Provide support in organizing Programme planning missions, meetings and briefing sessions
  • Perform other related duties or assignments as required and delegated by the supervisor.
  • Perform other duties as required.

Under CBT Field Coordination:

  • Participate in the planning and management of the beneficiary data collection.
  • Support and monitor the beneficiary data collection process, to be carried out by the CPs in coordination with the activities focal point.
  • Carry out data cleansing, extraction, analysis and uploading of the beneficiaries in SCOPE in coordination with the activities focal point.
  • Manage all data related to beneficiaries and distribution at FO level.
  • Extract and provide data to the concerned focal points and CPs.
  • Coordinate with the technical team in CO for any SCOPE technical issues.
  • Ensure provision of needed equipment for CPs and retailers.
  • Organize printing of the beneficiary cards at FO and CO level and deliver the cards to CPs.
  • Follow up on any system related issues with cooperating partners and retailers.
  • Provide technical support and training to partners and retailers.
  • Support the preparation of plans for new CPs and in coordination with CO and HoFO.
  • Prepare and send comprehensive reports to CO and activity focal point.
  • Perform other duties as required


Education: Completion of secondary school education. A post-secondary certificate in the related functional area is desirable.

Experience: Four years of relevant working experience.

Language: Fluency in written and oral communication in Arabic and in English.


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