Expression of Interest Call – Programme Policy Officer (VAM) for Latin America while the Caribbean

Expression of Interest Call – Programme Policy Officer (VAM) for Latin America while the Caribbean

Expression of Interest Call – Programme Policy Officer (VAM) for Latin America while the Caribbean

Panama City (Panama)

  • Organization: UN WFP – World Food Programme
  • Location: Panama City (Panama)
  • Level: Global Consultant – Internationally recruited Contractors Agreement – Consultancy
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Appropriate – Broad
    • Venture and Programme Management
    • Food Security, Livestock and Livelihoods
    • Nourishment
    • Political Affairs
  • Closing Date: 2020-09-16

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WFP seeks prospects of this highest integrity and professionalism who share our humanitarian concepts.

Selection is manufactured for a competitive foundation, so we are devoted to advertising variety and gender balance.

The un World Food Programme could be the earth’s biggest humanitarian agency hunger worldwide that is fighting. The mission of WFP will be assist the globe attain Zero Hunger inside our lifetimes. Every single day, WFP works global to ensure that no kid would go to sleep hungry and that the poorest and a lot of vulnerable, very women and kids, have access to the food that is nutritious require.

The World Food Programme (WFP) is assisting 91.4 million individuals in around 83 countries every year, delivering meals assistance in emergencies and dealing with communities to boost nourishment and build resilience.

In Latin America in addition to Caribbean, WFP supports nationwide efforts to improve meals and nourishment safety and minimize the effect of rising crises, normal catastrophes, and environment modification among susceptible populations. The Regional Bureau Panama (RBP) coordinates technical strategic help and guidance to nation workplaces in your community, promotes strategic partnerships, and help resource mobilization efforts.

To play a role in the Vulnerability Analysis and Mapping (VAM) proof base that supports meals protection and nourishment policies and programmes ( e.g. requirements evaluation and situation analyses, programme design, focusing on, price effectiveness, and functional effectiveness).

Dependent on your experience degree and expertise areas, you will end up included to a greater or lower level in work associated, not restricted, to the following:

  1. Growth of VAM jobs and tasks, plans and operations, ensuring positioning with wider WFP policies and guidance.
  2. Growth of systems and tools for the monitoring and evaluation of food support needs in accordance with innovative methodologies and most useful training.
  3. Development of meals protection and vulnerability analysis together with planning of prompt reports on meals assessment requires consistent with wider VAM policies, procedures and guidance to allow decision-making that is effective the introduction of nation strategy, policies and programmes.
  4. Coordination of data gathering and monitoring systems making sure rigorous quality criteria are maintained.
  5. Liaising with applying partners (external and internal) observe ongoing tasks, ensuring collaboration that is effective timeliness and effectiveness and highlight prospective risks to project distribution.
  6. C apacity building of WFP staff, lovers, and nationwide federal government to conduct vulnerability analysis to effortlessly notify preparedness and reaction tasks.


Advanced University level in Economics, Food protection, Statistics, information Science, Public Health/Nutrition, Geography or other field that is related or First University degree with additional many years of relevant work experience and/or training/courses.

many years of relevant expert experience:

  • Junior Consultancy: someone to 36 months of appropriate experience that is professional.
  • Degree we Consultancy: 3 to 5 many years of appropriate professional experience.
  • Degree II Consultancy: Six to a decade of relevant professional experience.


  • Fluency (level C) in English language.
  • Intermediate knowledge (degree B) of the second official UN language: Spanish or French are extremely desirable.

Expert experience, mastery, or knowledge is desired ( not needed) in a single or many of the areas that are following

  • Demonstrated proficiency when you look at the utilization of a few tools that are statistical options for meals protection analysis.
  • Developed expertise that is practical meals protection analysis and mapping by taking part in numerous assessments in nations, such as the design, data collection and analysis.
  • Humanitarian support and/or development work associated with the us, or other worldwide government or organisations that are non-governmental.

The World Food Programme (Panama Regional Bureau for Latin America while the Caribbean) is seeking Expressions of Interest from qualified individuals for future consultancies in the area.

All applications gotten will undoubtedly be evaluated and undergo a variety procedure to asses appropriate experience and skills. candidates whom meet up with the selection requirements are contacted for further interviews or assessments also to verify their continued interest and accessibility.

Effective applicants is supposed to be put in a roster for short-term possibilities. Rostered candidates might be contacted within the future one year on a basis that is as-needed.

WFP provides a compensation that is competitive determined based on the Terms of guide plus the chosen candidate’s skills and experience.

feminine candidates, and qualified applicants from developing nations are specifically motivated to make use of

WFP has zero threshold for discrimination and will not discriminate on such basis as battle, intercourse, color, cultural team, age, intimate orientation, other affiliation or HIV/AIDS status.

No visit under any type of agreement is going to be agreed to people in the UN Advisory Committee on Administrative and Budgetary issues (ACABQ), Global Civil provider Commission (ICSC), FAO Finance Committee, WFP exterior Auditor, WFP Audit Committee, Joint Inspection Unit (JIU) along with other bodies that are similar the un system with oversight duties over WFP, both in their solution and within 36 months of ceasing that service.

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