|The World Food Programme (WFP)|
Jobs in Tanzania 2020: New Job Vacancies at The United Nations World Food Programme
Career Opportunities: Reporting Officer NOA Fixed Term Contract (127186)
WFP seeks candidates of the highest integrity and professionalism who share our humanitarian principles.
Selection of staff is made on a competitive basis, and we are committed to promoting diversity and gender balance.
United Nations World Food Programme is the world’s largest humanitarian
agency fighting hunger worldwide. The mission of WFP is to help the
world achieve Zero Hunger in our lifetimes. Every day, WFP works
worldwide to ensure that no child goes to bed hungry and that the
poorest and most vulnerable, particularly women and children, can access
the nutritious food they need.
Tanzania’s Communications and Partnerships Unit aims to enhance public
awareness and understanding of WFP’s work in the country. It aims to
improve brand recognition through a variety of communication avenues to
appeal to as wide an audience as possible. The Unit’s work extends to
include WFP’s partnerships with donors. In this regard, the Unit’s work
spreads over a spectrum of tasks which include engaging with donors,
developing proposals, editing reports and responding to donor queries.
to the Head of Unit, the candidate will support all Operational
Information Management and Performance Reporting (OIM & PR)
activities and contribute to the establishment and presentation of
standard operating picture of WFP programme portfolio and associated
results that facilitate informed and timely decision-making at all
levels throughout the organisation.
KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES (not all-inclusive)
Support staff in assigned area to ensure that standard OIM & PR
procedures and templates are followed to drive the quality, consistency
and standardisation of information management and performance reporting
2. Collate relevant information and data from media and
local internal and external sources to facilitate and maximize the
exchange of information and data flow between functional area networks
in WFP, to provide operational awareness and understanding of events
that may have humanitarian and/or operational impact.
3. Support the
collation and dissemination of political and humanitarian analysis
pertaining to WFP current or future responses and donor policies, trends
and preferences to ensure country specific input to WFP’s operational
4. Support the collation, analysis and communication of
the ‘Essential Elements of Information’, pertaining to the operational
environment and available human, financial and physical assets in order
to facilitate access to timely and accurate information used at country,
regional and corporate level.
5. Participate in the testing of and providing feedback on SPR Intelligent Next Generation system features and functions.
6. Support the preparation of Standard Project Reports (SPRs) for the
Annual Reporting Exercise in collaboration with the country office
programme, monitoring & evaluation, logistics and resource
management functions by coordinating to ensure coherence and quality of
7. Collaborate with counterparts internally
to ensure consistency in humanitarian information and to complement WFP
analysis and information.
8. Support the enhancement of the
capacity of WFP staff and partners to effectively manage operational
information and performance reporting, for example through scheduling
the delivery of the OIM & PR training on core competencies.
9. Support CO in emergencies by preparing, organising and providing secretarial support to Operational Task Forces (OTFs).
10. Provide feedback on activities associated with the Corporate Performance Reporting Improvements.
11. Support the initiatives for developing improved, streamlined, and
harmonized OIM & PR including drafting of OIM & PR related
normative guidance, as required.
12. Support the assurance of defined quality standards in all processes and products.
13. Other as required.
STANDARD MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
University degree in Political Science, Economics, Statistics,
Information Management or Journalism, Business Management, Social
Sciences or other relevant field, or First University degree with
additional years of related work experience and/or training/courses.
one year or more of postgraduate professional experience in a relevant
field of work, with a background and interest in international
Knowledge & Skills:
General knowledge of information management best practices, techniques
and processes with some understanding of the basic theoretical
• Strong written and oral communication skills, including substantive analysis and report writing skills.
• Knowledge of, or the ability to quickly assimilate, UN/WFP specific processes and systems.
Language: Fluency (level C) in English language and Swahili.
4Ps CORE ORGANISATIONAL CAPABILITIES
- Understand and communicate the Strategic Objectives: Understands WFP’s Strategic Objectives and the link to own work objectives.
a force for positive change: Flexibly adapts individual contributions
to accommodate changes in direction from supervisors and
internal/external changes (such as evolving needs of beneficiaries, new
requirements of partners).
- Make the mission inspiring to our
team: Recognizes and shares with team members the ways in which
individual contributions relate to WFP’s mission.
- Make our
mission visible in everyday actions: Sets own goals in alignment with
WFP’s overall operations, and is able to communicate this link to
for ways to strengthen people’s skills: Assesses own strengths and
weaknesses to increase self-awareness, and includes these in
conversations on own developmental needs.
- Create an inclusive
culture: Participates in open dialogue, and values the diverse opinion
of others, regardless of background, culture, experience, or country
- Be a coach & provide constructive feedback:
Proactively seeks feedback and coaching to build confidence, and develop
and improve individual skills.
- Create an “I will”/”We will”
spirit: Participates in accomplishing team activities and goals in the
face of challenging circumstances.
innovation & creative solutions: Shows willingness to explore and
experiment with new ideas and approaches in own work.
- Focus on getting results: Consistently delivers results within individual scope of work on time, on budget and without errors.
Make commitments and make good on commitments: Commits to upholding
individual accountabilities and responsibilities in the face of
ever-changing country or functional priorities.
- Be Decisive:
Makes rational decisions about individual activities when faced with
uncertain circumstances, including in times of ambiguity regarding
information or manager direction.
and share across WFP units: Seeks to understand and adapt to internal
or cross-unit teams’ priorities and preferred working styles.
Build strong external partnerships: Demonstrates ability to understand
and appropriately respond to and/or escalate needs of external partners.
Be politically agile & adaptable: Portrays an informed and
professional demeanor toward internal and external partners and
- Be clear about the value WFP brings to
partnerships: Provides operational support on analyses and assessments
that quantifies and demonstrates WFP’s unique value as a partner.
TERMS AND CONDITIONS
Only short-listed candidates will be conducted.
DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS
The application deadline: 23 October 2020.
Female applicants and qualified applicants from developing countries are especially encouraged to apply
WFP has zero tolerance for discrimination and does not discriminate on the basis of HIV/AIDS status.
appointment under any kind of contract will be offered to members of
the UN Advisory Committee on Administrative and Budgetary Questions
(ACABQ), International Civil Service Commission (ICSC), FAO Finance
Committee, WFP External Auditor, WFP Audit Committee, Joint Inspection
Unit (JIU) and other similar bodies within the United Nations system
with oversight responsibilities over WFP, both during their service and
within three years of ceasing that service.