Consultant, Digital Social Protection

at WFP - World Food Programme
Location Kampala, Uganda
Date Posted January 11, 2019
Category Training and Consultancy
Currency UGX


Consultant, Digital Social Protection, Kampala
Organization: WFP - World Food Programme
Country: Uganda
City: Kampala, Uganda
Office: WFP Kampala

WFP seeks candidates of the highest integrity and professionalism who share our humanitarian principles.

Selection of staff is made on a competitive basis, and we are committed to promoting diversity and gender balance.


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.


These jobs are found in Country Offices (COs) and report to Head of Resilience. Job holder will be responsible for overall leadership of digital idntity advancement for social protection programmes and systems strengthening including supporting the scale up of beneficiary and assistance management capabilities and delivery platforms for WFP, government and key stakeholders


Job holder reports to Head of Resilience who supports a planned data collection/assesment for the improved food commodity management through the use of hermetic grain storage equipment in the school feeding programme.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES (not all-inclusive)

Lead the requirements gathering and design for the development of interoperable digital platform with government and other key stakeholders.
Manage contractual requirements with Government, development partners and external consultants.
Provide technical and operational direction for the next phase of single registry modelling work, to include: integration with national architecture, multi-stakeholder access and develop the pilot for continuous registration.
Provide technical support to AO/FO teams on operational implementation of SCOPE/SCOPE-CODA and BIAM digital platform, and any other digital innovations as required.
Provide technical support to the develop


5 years of relevant professional post-graduate in Digital Social Protection.
Experience supervising professional staff.
Experience in working in insecure and difficult environments.
Desirable: proven experience in forging strategic partnerships.
Desirable: proven experience in influencing and negotiations skills.
Desirable: experience in working in Uganda.

Experience Requirements

At least five years of relevant proffessional experience in digital solutions in humanitarian/Development contexts

Education Requirements

Advanced University degree in digital solutions in humanitarian/Development contexts or other field relevant to i nternational development assistance, or First University Degree with additional years of related work experience and/or trainings/courses
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