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Social Protection Programme Policy Officer P3, in Regional Bureau Dakar


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Social Protection Programme Policy Officer P3, in Regional Bureau Dakar

  • Country: Senegal
  • Organization: WFP
  • Deadline:  2023-11-27
  • No of Vacancies: N/A

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES (not all-inclusive)


  • Coordinate with and support WFP Country offices in the Sahel regarding the implementation of project activities
  • Support the implementation of the regionally-led activities of the project:
    • Contribute to evidence generation processes and content (supporting contracting process, support to country offices, technical inputs and contribution)
    • Support training, learning and coordination: contribute to defining activities and calendar, and support implementation (organization of training sessions, information sharing, contribution to technical notes, etc.)
    • Contribute to developing and implementing the communications plan in coordination with communications colleagues
  • Ensure compliance with donor reporting requirements, mid-term and end point reviews.
  • Contribute to the development and update of project workplans, budget reviews, and other project management activities, ensuring coordination with UNICEF regional social protection team
  • Manage the preparation and dissemination of timely analytical and critical reports, publications, and a variety of knowledge products or proposals for internal or external use that position and strengthen the credibility of WFP as a partner in social protection.
  • Support country offices in the development of their Country Strategic Plans, ensuring inclusion of social protection.
  • Design and manage social protection programmes of moderate size or complexity that effectively meet food security and nutrition needs;
  • Establish and maintain strategic and operational partnerships for complementary and collaborative approaches and initiatives that improve social protection and support related advocacy work within all relevant audiences.
  • Enhance WFP’s leadership status in different forums pertinent to social protection.
  • Contribute to resource mobilization efforts for WFP social protection activities, including by articulating a business case for WFP’s contributions to social protection and exploring new potential resource channels;
  • Advise and support the design of learning initiatives that enhance the capacity of WFP staff and partners to engage in social protection-relevant policy dialogues, programme design and delivery.
  • Other as required.



  • Advanced University degree in Public Policy, Public Administration, International Development, International Relations, Sociology, or other fields relevant to social protection, or a First University Degree with additional years of related work experience and/or trainings/courses.

Experience: 5 or more years of professional experience relevant to social protection, preferably contributing to food security and/or nutrition objectives:
•    Has experience working across the policy cycle;
•    Has experience working across various programme types relevant to social protection (e.g. cash-transfer programmes, school feeding, public works / food assistance for assets, insurance programmes);
Language: International Professional: Fluency (level C) in English language. Intermediate knowledge (level B) of French.


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