Expression of Interest Call – Programme Policy Officer (VAM) for Latin America as well as the Caribbean

Expression of Interest Call – Programme Policy Officer (VAM) for Latin America as well as the Caribbean

Panama City (Panama)

  • Organization: UN WFP – World Food Programme
  • Location: Panama City (Panama)
  • Grade: Overseas Consultant – Internationally recruited Contractors Agreement – Consultancy
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Legal – Broad
    • Venture and Programme Management
    • Food Security, Livestock and Livelihoods
    • Nourishment
    • Political Affairs
  • Closing Date: 2020-09-16

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WFP seeks applicants associated with integrity that is highest and professionalism who share our humanitarian concepts.

Selection is manufactured on a competitive foundation, and now we are devoted to advertising variety and gender balance.

The un World Food Programme could be the planet’s biggest humanitarian agency fighting hunger internationally. The mission of WFP is always to assist the globe attain Zero Hunger within our lifetimes. Each day, WFP works global to ensure no kid would go to sleep hungry and that the poorest & most vulnerable, very women and young ones, can access the food that is nutritious require.

The planet Food Programme (WFP) is assisting 91.4 million individuals in around 83 countries every year, delivering meals help in emergencies and dealing with communities to enhance nourishment and build resilience.

In Latin America as well as the Caribbean, WFP supports efforts that are national enhance meals and nourishment safety and minimize the effect of emerging crises, natural catastrophes, and environment modification among susceptible populations. The Regional Bureau Panama (RBP) coordinates technical support that is strategic guidance to nation workplaces in your community, encourages strategic partnerships, and help resource mobilization efforts.

To play a role in the Vulnerability Analysis and Mapping (VAM) proof base that supports meals protection and nourishment policies and programmes ( ag e.g. requirements evaluation and situation analyses, programme design, focusing on, expense effectiveness, and functional effectiveness).

Based on your experience level and expertise areas, you are included to a larger or lower level in work associated, yet not restricted, in to the after:

  1. Growth of VAM tasks and tasks, plans and operations, ensuring positioning with wider WFP policies and guidance.
  2. Growth of systems and tools for the monitoring and evaluation of food support requirements in accordance with revolutionary methodologies and best training.
  3. Growth of meals protection and vulnerability analysis while the planning of timely reports on meals assessment requires in accordance with wider VAM policies, procedures and guidance allow decision-making that is effective the introduction of nation strategy, policies and programmes.
  4. Coordination of information monitoring and gathering systems making sure rigorous quality requirements are maintained.
  5. Liaising with applying partners (external and internal) observe ongoing jobs, ensuring effective collaboration, timeliness and effectiveness and highlight prospective risks to project distribution.
  6. C apacity building of WFP staff, partners, and nationwide federal government to conduct vulnerability analysis to effortlessly notify preparedness and response tasks.


Advanced University level in Economics, Food protection, Statistics, information Science, Public Health/Nutrition, Geography or other relevant industry, or First University degree with additional many years of relevant work experience and/or training/courses.

many years of appropriate expert experience:

  • Junior Consultancy: anyone to 3 years of appropriate experience that is professional.
  • Degree we Consultancy: 3 to 5 many years of appropriate experience that is professional.
  • Degree II Consultancy: Six to 10 years of appropriate expert experience.


  • Fluency (degree C) in English language.
  • Intermediate knowledge (degree B) of a second official UN language: Spanish or French are extremely desirable.

Expert experience, mastery, or knowledge is desired (although not needed) in one single or a number of the after areas:

  • Demonstrated proficiency into the usage of a few tools that are statistical means of meals security analysis.
  • Developed expertise that is practical meals safety analysis and mapping by taking part in multiple assessments in nations, such as the design, information collection and analysis.
  • Humanitarian support and/or development work for the us, or other worldwide government or organisations that are non-governmental.

The World Food Programme (Panama Regional Bureau for Latin America additionally the Caribbean) is seeking Expressions of Interest from qualified individuals for future consultancies in the area.

All applications received are going to be evaluated and proceed through a range procedure to asses appropriate experience and skills. Applicants whom meet with the selection requirements can be contacted for further interviews or assessments and also to confirm their interest that is continued and.

Effective applicants should be positioned in a roster for short-term possibilities. Rostered applicants might be contacted when you look at the future year on a basis that is as-needed.

WFP delivers a compensation that is competitive determined based on the Terms of guide and also the chosen candidate’s skills and experience.

feminine candidates, and qualified candidates from developing countries are specifically motivated to put on

WFP has zero threshold for discrimination and doesn’t discriminate based on competition, intercourse, color, cultural team, age, intimate orientation, other affiliation or HIV/AIDS status.

No visit under any type of agreement will undoubtedly be wanted to users of the UN Advisory Committee on Administrative and Budgetary issues (ACABQ), Global Civil provider Commission (ICSC), FAO Finance Committee, WFP exterior Auditor, WFP Audit Committee, Joint Inspection Unit (JIU) as well as other similar figures within the un system with oversight duties over WFP, both throughout their service and within 3 years of ceasing that service.

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