Monitoring Assistant

at World Food Programme (WFP)
Location Kampala, Uganda
Date Posted July 20, 2020
Category Monitoring and Evaluation
Job Type FULL_TIME
Currency UGX

Description

Monitoring Assistant SC4 - Kaabong

ABOUT WFP
United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) 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. In emergencies, WFP gets food to where it is needed, saving the lives of victims of war, civil conflict and natural disasters. After an emergency, WFP uses food to help communities rebuild their lives. On average, WFP reaches more than 80 million people with food assistance in 80 countries each year. The organization has the global footprint, deep field presence and local knowledge and relationships necessary to provide access to food and contribute to lasting solutions, especially in many of the world’s most remote and fragile areas.

Brief description of WFP in Uganda

WFP delivers food assistance in emergencies and work with communities to improve nutrition and build resilience. WFP provides life-saving food assistance and livelihood opportunities to refugees in Uganda. In addition, WFP assists the most vulnerable people in Karamoja with food and nutrition assistance. Finally, WFP works with smallholder farmers and links them to markets.

JOB PURPOSE
To perform monitoring activities within a specific coverage area and provide reports to support the effective delivery of assistance packages.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES (not all-inclusive)
Coordinate and monitor the implementation of the assistance programme at the local level, in close collaboration with the implementing partners;
Monitor and review the overall commodity movements such as food deliveries, storage, transport and distribution at the site and verify if the amounts received have been properly recorded, damaged or suspected to be damaged;
Supervise the efficient distribution of food items at the site and ensure proper distribution of entitlements and verify appropriate entitlements are distributed and provide feedback to the supervisor.

Skills

Knowledge and experience in quantitative and qualitative research;
Good knowledge and skills in using MS Office applications;
Knowledge of Local Language will be an added Advantage

Experience Requirements

At least three (3) year’s relevant work experience in Agriculture, and nutrition progrommes gained from a reputable organisation; Experience in project planning and management;
Experience in managing, implementing, monitoring and analysing programme related programmes;

Education Requirements

A Bachelor’s degree in Education, Social Sciences, Nutrition, Agriculture obtained from a recognized institution;