Programme Policy Officer (Nutrition) job at World Food Programme (WFP)

Vacancy title:
Programme Policy Officer (Nutrition)

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Nonprofit, and NGO , Category: Social Services & Nonprofit ]

Jobs at:

World Food Programme (WFP)

Deadline of this Job:
10 February 2023  

Duty Station:
Within Uganda , Kampala , East Africa

Date Posted: Sunday, January 29, 2023 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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To provide support to Nutrition programmes and activities to contribute to meeting the nutrition needs of WFP beneficiaries.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES (not all-inclusive)-1/2
• Plan and Monitor Nutrition Programme, verify the planned movements and distribution of Nutrition products, resolving routine issues and or escalating where appropriate to ensure that the quantity distributed, and the quality of the operations is in line with WFP standards.
• Summarize Nutrition data, conduct analysis and prepare reports to support programme reviews and informative decision-making.
• Liaise with cooperating partners and internal counterparts to gather feedback and comments to support Nutrition Programme reviews and improve services.
• Suggest improvements to field monitoring processes and procedures for efficient implementation of Nutrition Programmes.
• Support communication and activities with local partners, agencies, NGOs, and Government Institutions.
• Build team capacity in Nutrition through effective guidance, coaching, training, and accountability.
• Support technical trainings for cooperating partners in Nutrition and WFP operational practices to support them to independently implement and self-monitor nutrition activities in the coverage areas.


• Assist in developing and expanding malnutrition prevention activities through promotion of E-IYCF and awareness raising in targeted areas.
• Follow the standard emergency preparedness practices to ensure WFP can quickly respond and deploy needed resources to affected areas at the onset of the crisis.
• Participate and give area office nutrition report in the weekly nutrition technical meetings.
• Participate in national level nutrition technical working group discussions as may be required by the head of Nutrition.
• Strengthen external stakeholder engagement including district local Governments to strengthen nutrition Programming.
• Support cooperating partner project management processes, evaluation, and oversight.
• Support Nutrition Programme reporting including; donor report writing; CP report reviews, HMIS,etc.
• Any other duties as may be required.

• Advanced University degree in Nutrition, Public Health, Sociology, Development Studies, or other relevant field with 8 years relevant working experience.
• Minimum five years progressively responsible professional work experience in protection and gender development programming including years of experience in emergency and development contexts.
• Any specialized training with international standards of humanitarian work e.g SPHERE, Humanitarian Accountability Partnership (HAP) Standards, etc is desirable.

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 96

Level of Education:
Associate Degree

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Job Info
Job Category: NGO - Non Government Organisation jobs in Uganda
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: 10 February 2023
Duty Station: Kampala
Posted: 29-01-2023
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 29-01-2023
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 29-01-2067
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