Type: Full Time
Duration: One Year
Job Title: Program Policy Officer
Close on: Programme Policy Officer
The World Food Programme (WFP) is the top humanitarian organization, rescuing and transforming lives, providing food aid in times of need, and collaborating with local communities to promote nutrition and foster resilience. It is a global agency under the United Nations that supports over 128 million people in more than 120 countries and territories by providing food aid. WFP made up of individual members, partners in unions, community organizations, and social movements, and works with national governments to create sustainable food systems that are more inclusive of smallholder farmers along the value chain. To achieve Zero Hunger, the WFP Innovation Accelerator identifies, funds, and scales high-impact ideas.
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About UN Careers-Programme Policy Officer/Congo/2023
The job reports to the Head of the Program and is situated in Kinshasa, DRC. The incumbent will ensure that Activity 1 of the CSP on Emergency assistance is properly managed in accordance with the needs and resources available by working closely with other program partners and Sub-Offices. The Emergency Coordinator will, more particularly, organize and direct the emergency response at the DRC Country Office while assisting colleagues in Operations and Programme with an emphasis on in-kind modalities. In order to deliver WFP’s emergency response in the field, he will direct emergency operations, assist with implementation, and work around obstacles, including ensuring overall coherence with other Activities carried out in the Country Office.
Required Qualifications of UN Careers-Programme Policy Officer/Congo/2023
Advanced university degree in a field related to international development assistance, such as international affairs, economics, nutrition/health, agriculture, environmental science, social sciences, or a related field, or first university degree plus additional years of relevant work experience and/or training/courses.
Eight (8) years of relevant, progressively responsible experience working in the humanitarian aid sector in diverse field locations, including appropriate first-hand knowledge of operations management tasks at country/field offices
International Professional: Fluency (level C) in English and French language.