Recrutement de 01 Vulnerability Analysis & Mapping Officer (VAM)

Localité : Cameroun / Yaoundé
Domaine : Non précisé
Niveau : Non precise
Entreprise recruteur : World Food Programme

Opportunités de carrière : Vulnerability Analysis & Mapping Officer (VAM) - NOB 1 (123696)

Vulnerability Analysis & Mapping Officer (VAM) - NOB
Terms of Reference

Post Title : Vulnerability Analysis & Mapping Officer (VAM)

Location : Yaounde

Duration : 12 months

Contract Type : Fixed-Term

WFP Cameroon is seeking a Vulnerability Analysis & Mapping Officer to contribute to the VAM evidence base that supports food security and nutrition policies and programmes (e.g. needs assessment and situation analyses, programme design, targeting, cost effectiveness, and operational efficiency).

Under the direct supervision of the Head of Programme and the overall supervision of the Deputy Country Director, the incumbent will be responsible for the following duties:

Duties :

Support the design, planning and implementation of programme activities supported by WFP Cameroon country strategic plan.
Strengthen the implementation on the Country Office food security assessment, monitoring and evaluation plans to ensure WFP’s effectiveness of all food assistance interventions (e.g. beneficiary needs and status, food security status, programme modalities, implementation challenges, etc.).
Review and give technical feedback on food security assessment, beneficiaries targeting and monitoring plans to ensure that plans are relevant, well targeted and providing appropriate response to the food and nutrition security of the assisted vulnerable population in Cameroon.
Provide technical advice and support WFP and its partners on matters pertaining to food security strategies, policies, programmes, and facilitate the timely and productive use of related outputs in a manner that complies with WFP standards and processes.
Contribute to the development of systems and tools for the monitoring and assessment of food assistance needs in line with innovative methodologies (e.g. mVAM) and best practice.
Manage/conduct national or regional food security, nutrition, markets and resilience analysis and prepare timely reports on food assessment needs in line with wider VAM policies, processes and guidance to enable effective decision-making on the development of country strategy, policies and programmes.
Support the design, implementation, analysis and reporting of ongoing and planned food security surveys such as CFSVA, EFSAs, JAM; CFSAM, FSMS, etc. in the country as needed.
Contribute to the development of programme activities, providing technical analysis, interpretation and recommendations to facilitate food assistance needs to be met effectively.
Oversee preparation and dissemination of timely analytical and critical reports including market price bulletin, VAM and Gender analysis reports to support the country strategic plan including the use of Cash-based transfers
Build capacity of WFP staff, partners and national government to conduct analysis on food security, nutrition, markets, resilience, and related topics to effectively inform policies and programmes.
Work in close collaboration with internal counterparts and external partners to strengthen the quality of food security of results monitoring and build credible evidence of trends through the establishment of food security monitoring systems.
Support emergency response capacity as required to meet emergency food assistance needs.
Coach junior staff.
Any other duties as required.

Educational Requiremen

Advanced university degree (Master II or DESS/DEA) in Agriculture, Economics, Rural Development, Food security, Project Management, Nutrition, Agriculture, Economics, Development Economics and International, Development or university degree with additional 05 years of experience in the development of systems and tools for the monitoring and assessment of food assistance needs in line with innovative methodologies and best practices. .

Essential Experience

At least Five years of professional experience in the development of systems and tools for the monitoring and assessment of food assistance needs in line with innovative methodologies and best practices.

Experience in food security and number analysis/Mapping
Experience managing staff and improving performance.
Demonstrated proficiency in the use of several statistical tools and methods for food security analysis.
Developed practical expertise in food security analysis and mapping by participating in multiple assessments in countries, including the design, data collection and analysis.
Demonstrated technical knowledge and understanding of WFP vulnerability mapping systems and emergency assessment standards.
Proven research and writing skills

Working Languages

Fluent English (level C) and French (level C)
Critical success Factors

Ability to travel frequently and to work in difficult environments.
Proven ability to conceptualize, develop, plan and manage programmes, leadership and teamwork abilities, good analytical, negotiation, communication and advocacy skills
Ability to engage effectively with a wide range of actors including those in the international humanitarian community and governments;
Excellent analytical skills;
Ability to work in a team, and establish effective working relations with persons of different national and cultural backgrounds;
Good understanding of the theory and application of food security and safety net programmes
Good computer knowledge and skills;
Proactive attitude towards partnership;
Ability to work under tight deadlines and simultaneously manage multiple tasks in an autonomous manner;
Ability to handle any other additional tasks as requested by his supervisor.
Ability to develop and implement appropriate internal control tools to address fraud and abuse.

Female applicants are especially encouraged to apply.

Deadline for application: 02/09/2020

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.

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