What will you do?

 Provide supervisory support and ensure timely project progress for WFP’s Food Systems interventions, particularly around

food value chains involving smallholder farmers and cooperatives.

 Directly support the implementation of food systems, livelihood, and resilience initiatives.

 Provide supervision and technical support for capacity building or strengthening and hands-on training in specialized areas

related to agricultural / livestock production, post-harvest loss management, and access to markets.

 Identify and manage potential partnerships, opportunities, and linkages with other stakeholders to improve food systems and

resilience interventions in target areas.

 Coordinate and supervise the cooperating partners and actively monitor progress and performance, ensuring that project

deadlines and targets are met.

 Act as a focal point for intervention proposals from CPs including:

o Review of proposals along with implementation caseload, geographical coverage, transfer modalities and minimum

expenditure basket, as well as the budget line items (keeping in mind the CSP rates)

o Prepare note for records (NFRs) for Technical Units’ review and endorsement by the Country Office

o Review/analyse and present CPs proposals for management approval and where applicable, adopt / implement

recommendations in revised NFRs or budgets.

o Manage and coordinate Field Level Agreements with Cooperating Partners (CPs), including communication and


 Coordinate beneficiary data management platform (SCOPE) and other related corporate systems like COMET to facilitate

assistance to served communities in Puntland.

 Liaise with internal counterparts to support effective collaboration, implementation, monitoring and reporting of ongoing

programme activities.

 Act as a point of contact for resolution of a range of operational queries and problems. Oversee and/or review the work of

other WFP and partners’ staff, providing practical advice and guidance, to contribute to delivering objectives to agreed

standards and deadlines.

 Prepare a range of reports (e.g monthly & quarterly reports), and data analysis (e.g., project sites surveys, market analysis,

assistance needs, resource utilization, programme status & performance) and highlight trends/issues ensuring deliverables

adhere to corporate standards and quality control.

 Foster relationships and communication with relevant stakeholders, such as other cooperating partners, UN agencies,

coordination mechanisms, government, and community members.

 Review, analyse and verify report documents and ensure accurate, timely recording of data within the specific technical area

of work and consistency of information presented to stakeholders.

 Support the capacity building of WFP staff, cooperating partners, and national government within a specific technical area.

 Guide cooperating partners and staff to document good practices and lessons learnt to strengthen WFP’s learning agenda,

demonstrate impact, and inform appropriate programme implementation adjustments.

 Perform other related duties as assigned by the immediate supervisor.

Do you meet the minimum requirements?

Education: Secondary certificate. A post-secondary certificate or bachelor’s degree in the following fields is desirable: Agriculture,

Agribusiness, Development Studies, Economics, Social Sciences, or any other field relevant to development assistance.

Experience: Three and above years of experience in climate-smart, disaster risk reduction and resilience programmes

designing, implementation and monitoring, and coordination with government and development actors.

 Proven experience and ability to work under pressure and independently on technical matters with minimum


 Experience in safety nets programming is desirable.

 Knowledge and experience of the use of beneficiary data management systems like WFP’s SCOPE is desirable.

 Understanding of resilience and development programmes in humanitarian context

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

Are you competent for this job? DO YOU HAVE SKILLS IN?

 Programme Lifecycle & Food Assistance

 Transfer Modalities (Food, Cash, Voucher)

 Broad Knowledge of Specialized areas (i.e., Nutrition, VAM, etc.)

 Emergency Programming

 Strategic Policy Engagement w/ Government

How to apply

Interested and qualified candidates are requested to submit online applications through E-Recruitment using the link below:

Internal: https://performancemanager5.successfactors.eu/sf/jobreq?jobId=832505&company=C0000168410P.

External: https://career5.successfactors.eu/sfcareer/jobreqcareer?jobId=832505&company=C0000168410P.

Applications that do not meet the above requirements will be disregarded. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

WFP seeks applicants of the highest integrity and professionalism who share our humanitarian principles. WFP is an equal

opportunity employer, and we are committed to promoting diversity and gender balance.

Selection of candidates is made on a competitive basis.

WFP does not charge any application fees to candidates.