Recrutement de 01 Programme Policy Officer (CBT)

Localité : Mozambique / Maputo
Domaine : Sociologie
Niveau : Non precise
Entreprise recruteur : World Food Programme

Recrutement de 01 Programme Policy Officer (CBT)

Niveau d'études: Non précisé
Expérience: 4 ans
Expire le: 08-09-2023

World Food Programme
Maputo, Mozambique
Opportunités de carrière : Programme Policy Officer (CBT), International CST L-II (829181)

WFP celebrates and embraces diversity. It is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all its employees and encourages qualified candidates to apply irrespective of race, colour, national origin, ethnic or social background, genetic information, gender, gender identity and/or expression, sexual orientation, religion or belief, HIV status or disability.

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.

Since mid-2017, WFP Mozambique Country Office (CO) rolled out Cash Based Transfers (CBT) and, in 2023, is assisting more than 40 percent of beneficiaries through either cash or vouchers. As the CBT portfolio continues to grow, WFP is strengthening the end-to-end cash assurance standards to ensure transparency along the process and minimize the risk of losses. WFP Mozambique also supports the Government of Mozambique in expanding and digitalizing its cash-based social protection programmes in anticipation and response to shocks.

In addition to implementation, WFP is also supporting the government of Mozambique and OCHA is paving the way to the establishment of the new cash coordination model as per the latest IASC guidelines.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES (not all-inclusive)
The incumbent is expected to cover the maternity leave of the Head of CBT based in Maputo for a period of 8 months. Reporting to the Head of Programme, and working in coordination with the CO functional units and field offices, the incumbent will perform the following tasks:

Coordinate and lead the implementation of the CBT for WFP Mozambique operations, ensure that relevant WFP policies and procedures for the functional area are followed in the design, and implementation and evaluation of the project.
Contribute to formulation of CBT programme policies in line with both organisational strategy and the practical realities of operating in the field; or translate programme policy into Regional/Country level practices. Developing programme guidance and implementation modalities and operations, including emergency preparedness to respond to humanitarian crises and needs.
Research and analyse a range of policy and operational issues to align CBT with broader UN/WFP policies at the CO;
Provide advice and support to CO on CBT issues to clarify ambiguities and ensure that policy and programme operations are consistent with WFP policies, Executive Board decisions, and other relevant guidance.
Coordinate multisectoral assessments to determine CBT feasibility with the assistance of the RAM Unit, Finance Unit, Procurement, Security and TEC.
Coordinate with the CO Identity Management (IDM) team to identify the best approaches and systems to ensure beneficiary data are captured, verified and stored as per corporate requirements.
Assist the CO management on possible collaboration opportunities with other actors (NGOs, government and other UN agencies). Establish and maintain operational partnerships to identify opportunities for collaborative approaches and initiatives that improve assistance packages and support advocacy work.
Advice and support the development of functional training in areas of expertise to enhance the capacity of WFP staff and partners to design and deliver effective food assistance programmes
Enhance WFP’s leadership status in CBT related forums through direct participation, briefings, information products and other materials. Work with government counterparts on advocating for relevant transfer modalities
Provide strategic advice on cash coordination and liaise with OCHA and the co-chairs of the Adaptive Social Protection/Cash Working Group to facilitate the transition to the new cash coordination model.
Document lessons learned during the implementation of the CBT; Manage operational research and evidence-building on issues relevant to CBT assistance.
Manage the preparation and dissemination of timely analytical and critical reports, publications, and a variety of information products or proposals for internal or external use. Contribute to sitreps and provide ad-hoc donor reports/updates on CBT as needed.
Contribute to resources mobilizations efforts for WFP projects, including clearly articulating the need for CBT assistance and related programme opportunities.
Manage CBT funds to ensure regular updates are provided to activity managers and the Head of Programme in order to inform decisions.
Lead, motivate and develop a team of staff to enable high performance.
Other as required.


• Advanced University degree in Political Science, Economics, Statistics, Information Management or Project Management, Social Sciences or other relevant field, or First University degree with additional years of related work experience and/or training/courses.


• Five years of relevant professional work experience in international humanitarian development and strong experience in Cash Based Transfer modality that includes cash and vouchers.

• Work experience with WFP is an asset.


Fluency (level C) in written and spoken English language (required), working knowledge of Portuguese (preferred).

Sound experience in project management in a related field.
Experience in project implementation and coordination among several teams.
Strong analytical skills with the ability to analyse and interpret information and draw out the key messages.
Strong oral and written communication skills, able to clearly articulate insights to stakeholders in WFP.
Leadership skills and excellent inter personal skill. Ability to lead and motivate.
In-depth understanding of WFP program, objectives and strategic priorities.
Willingness to travel extensively to the field, at least 20% of working time
Solid organizational skills including attention to detail and multitasking skills
Leadership Framework
Leads by Example with Integrity
Lives WFP values and shows humanity and integrity by role role-modelling for others.

Drives Results and Delivers on Commitments
Delivers on commitments and adapts readily to change.

Fosters Inclusive and Collaborative Teamwork
Is inclusive and collaborative, and contributes to a culture of learning and personal growth.

Applies Strategic Thinking
Demonstrates commitment to gather perspectives, analyze options and risks, and propose new ways of doing things.

Builds and Maintains Sustainable Partnerships
Builds and nurtures external partnerships & collaborates with partners to deliver common objectives.

Deadline for applications: 8th Sep 2023

WFP has a zero-tolerance approach to conduct such as fraud, sexual exploitation and abuse, sexual harassment, abuse of authority and discrimination. All selected candidates will be expected to adhere to WFP’s standards of conduct and will therefore undergo rigorous background verification internally or through third parties. Selected candidates will also be required to provide additional information as part of the verification exercise. Misrepresentation of information provided during the recruitment process may lead to disqualification or termination of employment

WFP will not request payment at any stage of the recruitment process including at the offer stage. Any requests for payment should be refused and reported to local law enforcement authorities for appropriate action.

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