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Program Policy Officer/Bangaladesh/2023


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5 Year
Organization: WFPLocation: BangladeshType: Full TimeClose on: 10 Jan 2023

About Organization:

The World Food Programme (WFP) is the top humanitarian organization that saves and transforms lives, provides food aid in times of need, and works with local communities to improve nutrition and foster resilience.For more on WFP and what we do, please go to http://www.wfp.org/videos/zero-hunger

About Program Policy Officer Job

Job Title: Programme Policy Officer (EPR) CST I, Dhaka, BangladeshGrade: CST IType of contract: International ConsultancyDuration: 11 monthsDuty Station: Dhaka, Bangladesh Vacancy Number: 179041Date of Publication: 20 December 2022Deadline of Application: 10 January 2023This vacancy announcement is for InternationalsThe World Food Programme (WFP) is committed to assisting the Government of Bangladesh and its emergency preparedness and response organizations, particularly the Ministry of Disaster Mitigation and Response (MoDMR).In light of this, the WFP Bangladesh Country Office established the EPR Officer position with two primary objectives:supplying the MoDMR with the necessary technical assistance will help with the national disaster management strategy’s execution, support its updating, and, in the end, boost national emergency preparedness and response capacities.
  • ensuring that EPR is coordinated and integrated across all WFP units and sectors, developing a shared vision, and gradually introducing an attitude of forethought.
The applicant is in charge of upholding and fostering relations with MoDMR, making sure that national priorities are accurately identified, and ensuring that WFP’s contribution to their advancements is recognized and successful.You can apply for Logistics Associate/Gambia/2023

Required Qualifications Program Policy Officer Job

EDUCATION: Advanced University degree in International Affairs, Economics, Nutrition/Health, Environmental Science, Social Sciences, or another field relevant to international development assistance.WORK EXPERIENCE: Overall Five (5) years of work experience in UN organizations, international and/or national NGOs, Government entities, or the private sector with a focus on humanitarian work or public policyLANGUAGE: Fluency (level C) in the English language.


  • Experience in organizing and facilitating emergency simulation exercises (TTX, SIMEX).
  • Experience implementing projects at a field level involving national Cooperating Partners and/or Government counterparts.
  • Knowledge and experience in inter-agency coordination at the field level.
  • Ability to manage discussions with experts in WFP technical areas, especially VAM, CBT, GIS, Engineering, and Retail.
  • Professional familiarity with the Cluster Approach and the international humanitarian response architecture, including coordination mechanisms, humanitarian reform, and funding mechanisms.
  • Experience working in collaboration with a diverse array of humanitarian actors, including governments, NGOs, UN agencies, civil society, etc.
  • Experience in country-level humanitarian operations in large-scale emergencies is an advantage.
  • Experience supporting emergency food assistance (in-kind and/or CBT) programming and distribution is an advantage.


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