- Organization: WFP – World Food Programme
- Location: Panama City
- Grade: Consultancy – International Consultant – Internationally recruited Contractors Agreement
- Occupational Groups:
- Monitoring and Evaluation
- Population matters (trends and census)
- Drugs, Anti-Money Laundering, Terrorism and Human Trafficking
- Closing Date: 2023-06-10
The World Food Program (WFP) is the top humanitarian agency that provides food aid in dire situations and collaborates with locals to boost nutrition and resilience. The United Nations created it in 1961 to aid in reducing global hunger. 80 nations are home to WFP offices, which have its main headquarters in Rome. The biggest humanitarian organization in the world, it is also the main supplier of school meals. In order to promote nutrition initiatives, policies, and programs, such as school meals and food fortification, WFP collaborates with governments, other UN agencies, NGOs, and the corporate sector.
The duties for Affected Populations Consultant at WFP are:
The main duty of the consultant will be to support country offices and RBP in implementing the 2020 Protection and Accountability Policy and its Implementation Plan, the WFP 2021-2026 Community Engagement for AAP (CE4AAP) Strategy, and the Disability Inclusion roadmap while assuring alignment with other policies, including the 2022 gender policy. The consultant will back efforts to ensure that protection risks are understood and appropriately mitigated (immediately and sustainably through necessary institutional adjustments), and that ongoing operational presence and movements are driven by protection outcomes at the household level.
It is desired that this will be achieved by ensuring strategic and technical guidance and capacity development, boosting exchange among country offices, generating evidence and through advocacy at different levels.
The requirements for Affected Populations Consultant at WFP are:
- Master’s degree in development studies, sociology, Gender Studies, International Development, Social Work, Social Sciences or connected fields and/or First University Degree with additional 4 years of connected work experience and/or training/courses.
- At least 4 years of post-graduate and progressively responsible professional background in development projects or humanitarian assistance, of which at least 3 years is international field background.
- Demonstrated background in integrating protection, including GBV, accountability to affected populations in development and humanitarian programmes.
- Background in work with indigenous and afro descendant people and/or people living with disability will be an asset.
- Experience in simplifying workshops, delivering training and conducting capacity-building for field operations on protection and AAP desirable.
- Knowledge of food security programming and the Latin America and the Caribbean contex desirable.
- Fluency (level C) in English and Spanish. French is expected.