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Job Vacancy For Programme Assistant At World Food Programme (Tamale)

Posted on: July 26th, 2012 by Ghana Jobs

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The office of the UN World Food Programme, Accra invites applications from suitable candidates to fill the vacancy above.

Internal Vacancy Announcement: No. WFP/GHA/HR/PA/008/2012
Duration: 1 year fixed Term (renewable)
Post Grade: GS-5

Major Duties and Responsibilities:

•  In collaboration with the National Programme Officer, coordinate and monitor the implementation of nutrition based assistance to beneficiaries in the 3 Northern Regions of Ghana;
•  Assist in liaising with regional directorates of the relevant Government Ministries and Departments in discussing implementation modalities of Programme within the assistance framework;
•  Facilitate the conduct of regular meetings and periodic stakeholder reviews of implementing partners on nutrition support to vulnerable groups and income generating activities (IGAs) for beneficiary groups;
•  Assist in the preparation of nutrition related documents/guidelines using WFP’s approved protocols including drafting of proposals and MOUs;
•  Assist in the implementation of the action plan, review achievements and constraints and provide appropriate and timely feed backs to the Sub/Country Office;
•  Report periodically to WFP Sub/Country Office on relevant issues regarding food movements, food distributions and reporting;
•  Prepare periodically to WFP Sub/Country Office on relevant issues regarding food movements, food distributions and reporting;
•  Assist in the conducting capacity building training of field staff and government counterparts on nutrition related activities, as necessary;
•  Maintain accurate records and files on Programmes and activities;
•  Organize and coordinate periodic nutrition based surveys on WFP Programmes including periodic nutrition data and analysis for FSNMS;
•  Work closely with procurement unit in initiating purchase requests for needed items and logistics for the responsible activities;
•  Liaise with other units to resolve issues and clarify or obtain additional information;
•  Perform any other duties as assigned by the supervisor

Qualification Required & Experience

Minimum Qualification
Knowledge, Skills and Experience:

•  Secondary School Education preferably supplemented by courses in a field related to WFP Programmatic activities
•  At four (4) years of relevant and demonstrated professional work experience in the field of statistics or another related field. At least one year at a G4 level or equivalent
•  Excellent knowledge of computer software
•  Knowledge of Epi info, ENA, SPSS and/or STATS is an advantage

Languages: Fluency in both written and oral English

How To Apply For The Job

Applicants should submit their applications with 3 references including Curriculum Vitae in sealed envelopes marked “Programme Assistant, Tamale” and sent to the address below or hand delivered to WFP Office, located after the Fire Service traffic light towards Flair Catering or Kumodzi Hospital:

The Human Resource Unit
UN World Food Programme
No. 7, 7th Rangoon Close, Cantonments
P. O. Box 1423
Accra, Ghana

Closing Date: 02 August, 2012

Only short-listed candidates meeting the criteria will be contacted