Programme Policy Officer for General Food Assistance (GFA) – NOB At World Food Programme

Under the direct supervision of the Activity 1 / GFA coordinator, this role will have the following responsibilities:

  1. Co-design the development of General Food Assistance (GFA) projects, plans, activities (Cash-based Transfer (CBT) and in-kind) and processes, ensuring alignment with wider programme policies, standards and guidance.
  2. Co-lead on developing linkages between humanitarian assistance and sustainable solutions for refugees. This entails both creating the internal programmatic readiness as well as the engagement and cooperation with external partners at both strategic and operational levels.
  3. Working with GFA Manager in managing GFA programmes and projects, including but not limited to planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation, working closely together with other relevant country office units on targeting, beneficiary database management, nutrition, accountability to affected population (AAP), protection and gender aspects.
  4. .Contribute to formulating needs for assessments, monitoring and research activities to strengthen the GFA activities and enhance evidence of the outcomes of the GFA activities.
  5. Contribute to related analysis of aspects relevant to the programme such as beneficiary criteria and adjusting transfer values when applicable.
  6. Take the lead on implementation of potential related projects such as building financial literacy and financial inclusion for beneficiaries.
  7. Support advocacy and donor-related initiatives
  8. Liaise with internal and external counterparts to ensure effective collaboration, monitor ongoing projects and highlight potential risks to project delivery.
  9. Participate in internal and external meetings as required, including interagency fora, meetings with service providers and cooperating partners.
  10. Substantially support and co-manage existing partnerships of WFP Jordan, including being responsible for aligning workplans of partners with GFA overall workplan and activities.
  11. Co-lead the identification, development and management of potential partnerships for improved food assistance activities.
  12. Contribute to and later lead the preparation of accurate and timely reporting on GFA programmes and activities as requested that enable informed decision making and consistency of information presented to stakeholders.
  13. Development of SOPs as required.
  14. Support the capacity building of WFP staff, partners and national government to prepare for and respond to food assistance needs, e.g. through providing inputs into training materials.
  15. Other relevant activities as required

How to apply

Applications must be submitted online through WFP e-Recruitment System
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