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Programme Assistant (Livelihoods/Skills, Cox's Bazar)
United Nations World Food Programme (WFP)

Job Summary

: 02
Job Nature
: Contractual
: Any
: Not mandatory
: Both
Job Location
: Cox's Bazar
Salary Range
: 86,452
: Nov 28, 2018
: Dec 10, 2018

Job Context

  • JOB PURPOSE: Support the implementation of its projects including organizing range of trainings and other empowerment, livelihoods related activities for the Forcibly Displaced Rohingyas and Host population.
  • Contract Type : Service Contract
  • Contract Duration : 12 months
  • Nationality : Bangladeshi only

Job Description / Responsibility

  • Support for the effective and timely implementation of WFP's livelihoods/skills-development assistance in Ukhiya and Teknaf
  • Assist in planning, designing the trainings module together with the partner.
  • Assist in the projects monitoring and control
  • Assist to maintain good relationship with all relevant partners and stakeholders, including concerned government authorities.
  • Assist to liaise with partners and internal counterparts to gather feedback and comments to support programme reviews and improve services.
  • Collect and summarise data, collaborating with implementing partners where required, conduct analysis and prepare reports in order to support programme reviews and informative decision-making.
  • Work closely with beneficiaries (especially women and adolescents) to monitor programs and understand the context of WFP assistance
  • Assist in preparing detailed monitoring plans, casestudies, qualitative and quantitative reports, including recommended follow-up actions to ensure program goals are achieved, share with cooperating partners and WFP and ensure follow-up actions are completed on a timely basis;
  • Ensure the visibility of WFP in the coverage areas.
  • Any other tasks as assigned by the Team leader, or by Head of the Unit.
  • Purpose:
  • Understand and communicate the Strategic Objectives: Helps teammates articulate WFP's Strategic Objectives.
  • Be a force for positive change: Suggests potential improvements to team's work processes to supervisor.
  • Make the mission inspiring to our team: Explains the impact of WFP activities in beneficiary communities to teammates.
  • Make our mission visible in everyday actions: Articulates how own unit's responsibilities will serve WFP's mission.
  • People:
  • Look for ways to strengthen people's skills: Trains junior teammates on new skills and capabilities.
  • Create an inclusive culture: Seeks opportunities to work with people from different backgrounds.
  • Be a coach & provide constructive feedback: Serves as a peer coach for colleagues in same area of work.
  • Create an "I will"/"We will" spirit: Tracks progress toward goals and shares this information on a regular basis with supervisor.
  • Performance:
  • Encourage innovation & creative solutions: Explores ways to consistently be more efficient and accurate in own areas of work and shares new methods of work with colleagues.
  • Focus on getting results: Focuses on getting results and tracks trends in completion rates for own tasks to identify opportunities for efficiency.
  • Make commitments and make good on commitments: Takes responsibility for own tasks and notifies supervisor as soon as possible of potential delays in meeting deadlines or commitments.
  • Be Decisive: Independently decides what action to take when faced with critical choices in the workplace or in dangerous situations in the field.
  • Partnership:
  • Connect and share across WFP units: Suggests opportunities for partnering with other units to supervisor.
  • Build strong external partnerships: Identifies opportunities to work with colleagues and partners in the field towards common goals.
  • Be politically agile & adaptable: Develops an understanding of the value of WFP's teams and external partners in fulfilling team's goals and objectives.
  • Be clear about the value WFP brings to partnerships: Aligns own activities with supervisor's priorities to fulfill internal and external partner needs.

Job Nature


Educational Requirements

Graduation in relevant functional area.

Experience Requirements

Not mandatory

Job Requirements

  • Capability Name : Description of the behaviour expected for the proficiency level
  • Programme Lifecycle & Food Assistance : Can facilitate implementation of food assistance programmes under guidance using basic understanding of principles and good practices of programme design, implementation and monitoring.
  • Transfer Modalities (Food, Cash, Vouchers) : Demonstrates ability to facilitate, under guidance, food assistance programme implementation that deploys full range of transfer modalities with an understanding of basic principles guiding modality selection and implementation.
  • Knowledge of Specialized Areas : Understands basic technical concepts and data andtheir relevance to food assistance programmes.
  • Emergency Programming: Displays capacity to provide inputs into the development, implementation and realignment of high quality emergency programmes.
  • Strategic Policy Engagement w/Govt : Understands and applies basic principles of engagement with government counterparts at the national or local level.
  • Language: Excellent written and oral/communications skills in both English and Bangla. Fluency in Chittagonian language highly preferred.
  • Knowledge & Skills: Computer skills. Understanding of M&E, reporting, accountability will be required
  • Familiarity with conducting/designing skills-development trainings, livelihoods support, women's empowerment.
  • Familiarity with the special context of Cox's Bazar.
Gender: Both
Age: Any

Job Location

Cox's Bazar

Salary Range


Job Source Online Job Posting

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Company Information

IDB Bhaban 14th, 16th and 17th Floor E/8-A, Rokeya Sharani Agargaon, Sher-e-Bangla Nagar, Dhaka-1207