WFP seeks candidates of the highest integrity and professionalism who share our humanitarian principles.
The selection will be competitive; WFP is committed to promoting diversity and gender balance.
The 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.
In Latin America and the Caribbean, WFP supports national efforts to improve food and nutrition security and reduce the impact of emerging crises, natural disasters and climate change among vulnerable populations.
In the Dominican Republic, the WFP works together with the Dominican government as our greatest collaborator and the other programs that we support in the country.
Job holders are likely to manage a moderate portfolio of activities that may include contribution to and/or direct management of programmes in COs of moderate complexity, or contribution to policy formulation and provision of technical advice at RB or HQ level for a defined area of expertise. Job holders operate with considerable independence in their specialities and may manage a substantial team of junior professional and support staff.
To design and manage programmes of moderate size or complexity that effectively meet food assistance needs or contribute to policy formulation and/or provide technical advice or oversight on programme strategy and implementation.
KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES (not all-inclusive)
DESIRED EXPERIENCES FOR ENTRY INTO THE ROLE
STANDARD MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
Education : Advanced University degree in International Affairs, Economics, Nutrition/Health, Agriculture, Environmental Science, Social Sciences or other field relevant to international development assistance, or First University Degree with additional years of related work experience and/or trainings/courses.
Experience: At least five years of experience working across the Program portfolio including, e vidence generation, formulation and implementation, budget management, monitoring and evaluation, Nutrition or other related field.
Language : Fluency in English and Spanish, both oral and written communication.
TERMS AND CONDITIONS
Position: Programme Policy Officer
Level: National Officer-Level C
Number of openings: 1
Type of Contract: Fixed Term
Duty Station: Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
Only short-listed qualified candidates will receive an acknowledgement.
This vacancy is available only to citizens of the Dominican Republic.
HOW TO APPLY
To apply, please create a personal account and fill out the profile form with your personal information at http://www1.wfp.org/careers/job-openings . If you are internal applicant, apply through your E-Recruitment profile.
In the application form, ensure filling the mandatory sections, attaching your CV, answering the pre-screening questions and agreeing on the legal statement before submitting your application.
DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS
28 March, 2021 (midnight in the Dominican Republic)
'Qualified applicants, especially female applicants, are encouraged to apply'
WFP has zero tolerance for discrimination and does not discriminate on the basis of HIV/AIDS status.
No 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.ccgohDl-owT1v