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Job Title: Programme Policy Officer (Monitoring& Evaluation)
Type of contract: Fixed Term
Duration: 12 months (Renewable)
Duty Station: Bangkok, Thailand
Vacancy Number: 685235
Date of Publication: 24 March 2023
Deadline of Application: 9 April 2023
This vacancy announcement is for Nationals from Thailand.
Terms and Conditions:
WFP offers a competitive benefits package including salary, leave, pension plus a medical insurance.
*Remote work may be possible depending upon the operational requirements of the Programme. Requests are assessed on a case-by-case basis, taking into account the personal circumstances of the requestor given the operational situation.
The monitoring unit in the Regional Bureau has the responsibility to support and enhance the capacity of the country offices to ensure adequate, appropriate and timely monitoring their programmes, for accountability and – most importantly – for learning purposes.
The Regional Bureau closely works with Headquarters’ (HQ) Research Assessment, and Monitoring (RAM) and Performance Management and Monitoring (RMP) teams to strengthen monitoring capacity in Asia Pacific.
The Programme Policy Officer leads the compliance and oversight pillar of the regional Monitoring work.
• Contribute towards the development of a limited number of projects, plans and processes, ensuring alignment with wider programme policies and guideline.
• Follow data gathering and monitoring systems ensuring that rigorous quality standards are maintained.
• Research and analyse policy and operational issues to support senior colleagues in the development of policies, programmes and activities.
• Contribute to the preparation of accurate and timely reporting on programmes and activities that enable informed decision making and consistency of information presented to stakeholders.
• Liaise with internal counterparts to ensure effective collaboration, monitoring ongoing projects.
• Provide guidance to support staff, acting as a point of referral and assisting them with analysis and queries.
• Support to Country Offices (COs) in ensuring that COs monitoring systems and tools are in place and compliant with corporate standards including the minimum monitoring requirements (MMR), standard operational procedures (SOP) and establishment of baselines and targets in alignment with the update corporate results framework (CRF).
• Support the COs in developing monitoring, review and evaluation plans and budgeting for M&E costs to support programme implementation and progress toward achieving expected results (as set out in the Country Strategic Plan (CSP) and other global and regional plans), while being compliant with WFP evaluation and monitoring requirements.
• Contribute to evidence- based decision-making on programme design and implementation, notably through monitoring, review and evaluations findings accessible, developing innovation, user-friendly and informative products.
• Support WFP Management and Programme staff in addressing recommendations from monitoring, reviews and evaluations to ensure that follow-up actions are taken as required.
• Contribute to build capacity of WFP staff and partners through training and information sharing.
• Take responsibility for integrating protection and gender perspectives in all areas of work, to ensure equal participation of women and men.
• Other as required.
Education: Minimum Bachelor degree in in International Affairs, Economics, Statistics, Business Administration, Social Sciences, or other field relevant to analytics.
• Practical knowledge on how monitoring data is collected, complied, analyzed and presented for management decisions, programme adjustment and donor reporting.
• Practical understanding of project cycle management from fund allocation to reporting.
• Good knowledge of results-based management principles and practices.
• Experience in performing data checks and data analysis.
• Advanced skills in MS Excel, PowerPoint and MS Word.
• Desirable: Tableau and other standard WFP software packages and system.
Language: Fluency in both oral and written communication in English.
To be considered, interested candidates are invited to apply via this application link.
**Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
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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The World Food Programme (WFP) is the leading humanitarian organization saving lives and changing lives, delivering food assistance in emergencies and working with communities to improve nutrition and build resilience.
WFP’s Regional Bureau for Asia and the Pacific in Bangkok, Thailand oversees operations in 17 country offices including the Pacific, reaching 30 million people with assistance. The portfolio of our work ranges from humanitarian aid in Afghanistan, to school meals in Cambodia and Laos, supporting government, social protection schemes in India and Pakistan, climate change adaptation in Nepal and Sri Lanka, nutrition for mothers in Bangladesh and Timor-Leste, to emergency preparedness in Indonesia and the Pacific.
WFP is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce. WFP has zero tolerance for sexual exploitation and abuse, any kind of harassment, including sexual harassment, abuse of authority or discrimination. All selected candidates will, undergo rigorous reference and background checks.
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.
All WFP Employees are expected to demonstrate the competencies and standards of behaviour aligned with our core values and defined in the WFP LEADERSHIP FRAMEWORK, namely:
• Leading by example with integrity,
• Driving results and delivering on commitments,
• Fostering inclusive and collaborative teamwork,
• Applying strategic thinking,
• Building and maintaining sustainable partnerships.
Contact : Bangkok.Recruitment@wfp.org