Back Internship - Monitoring and Evaluation, Supply Chain Division (US$1000 per month)

  • Added Date: Wednesday, 14 February 2018

World Food Programme

Internship

Monitoring and Evaluation

Supply Chain Division

The mission of WFP is to end global hunger. 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.

In emergencies, WFP gets food to where it is needed, saving the lives of victims of war, civil conflict and natural disasters. After an emergency, WFP uses food to help communities rebuild their shattered lives. Present in nearly 80 countries, the organization has the global footprint, deep field presence and local knowledge and relationships necessary to provide access to nutritious food and contribute to the lasting solutions, especially in many of the world’s most remote and fragile areas.

We are seeking to fill an internship position in the Monitoring and Evaluation team of your Supply Chain Division. The position will be based at our Headquarters in Rome, Italy. The Internship will be for an initial period of four months with possible extension up to starting as soon as possible.

Key outputs/Responsibilities:

Under the supervision of Farm to Market Alliance (FtMA) Global M&E Lead, the incumbent will be responsible for the following duties:

  • Review the country operation data base currently in use in Rwanda, Tanzania, Zambia and Kenya, and improve the data management and warehousing structure through standardization;
  • Review Zambia FtMA household baseline data and assist country team to conduct data analysis and draft the findings;
  • Design Rwanda FtMA rapid mid-line assessment questionnaire and a survey plan to collect evidence on key intermediary outcomes;
  • Support roll out of the new FtMA results frame and the operational planning tool by providing overall technical support to all FtMA country operations;
  • Support development of quarterly data collection tool and operational dashboard preparation;
  • Perform other related duties as required.

Essential Requirements:

  • Currently enrolled in recognized university with at least two years studies completed or recently graduated (in the past six months)
  • Course attendance in the past twelve months;
  • University degree in a subject related to agriculture; rural development, agribusiness, social studies or development studies;
  • Experience in market development, pro-poor strategy development;
  • Fluency in English;
  • Fluency in French is an asset.

Terms and Conditions

  • Interns receive a monthly stipend from WFP up to the maximum amount of US$1000 per month depending on the duty station of assignment.
  • WFP is not responsible for living expenses, arrangements for accommodation, necessary visas and related costs.
  • WFP will reimburse travel ticket for candidates who are nationals of developing countries and are pursuing their studies in their home country.
  • WFP will recognize candidates’ educational credentials from recognised institutions that have been certified by competent international or national authorities such as the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) or Ministries of Education;

Closing date: 16 February 2018

VA reference no: 75441

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.

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