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PROGRAMME POLICY OFFICER – PROTECTION (NOA)

  • Contract
  • Haiti
  • Posted 6 months ago

World Food Programme

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JOB TITLE:

PROGRAMME POLICY OFFICER – PROTECTION

TYPE OF CONTRACT:

Grade :

FT / Fixed-Term (National Officer)

NOA

UNIT/DIVISION:

Programme Gender & Protection

DUTY STATION (City, Country):

based in Haiti (Port au Prince).

DURATION:

1 year

ORGANIZATION AL CONTEXT:

The Haiti Country Office, operating under an ongoing emergency situation, has declared a Corporate Scale-up Emergency that has recently transitioned to Corporate Attention. In response to the heightened food insecurity and increased internal displacements caused by high insecurity, the office remains highly active in its operations. Within this challenging context, the Haiti Country Office is deeply committed to safeguarding the well-being of all affected populations, with an emphasis on ensuring protection and security for the most vulnerable groups.

The newly approved WFP Haiti CSP 2024-2028 puts a strong emphasis in the importance of ensuring protection of beneficiaries and people affected by the violence crisis as well as climate disasters, guaranteeing their safety, ensuring that the rights mechanisms are in place to report any issue in receiving assistance and that WFP empowers the Haitians.

To realize these objectives, the recruitment of a dedicated NOA Programme Policy Officer specialized in protection and accountability to affected populations is of paramount importance. This officer will be instrumental in formulating and executing strategies, policies, and initiatives aimed at ensuring the protection and meaningful access to essential services for those affected. Collaborating closely with government entities, local stakeholders, and partners, the officer will strengthen coordination efforts and integrate protection considerations across the organization’s interventions.

JOB PURPOSE:

Coordinating and providing technical support for the country office’s efforts to integrate protection in its programmes in line with WFP’s policy on protection and informed by the protection manual.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES (not all-inclusive, within delegated authority):

  1. Programme support to integrate protection:
  • Lead and regularly update context and protection risk analysis and diversity mapping;
  • Advise the country office and cooperating partners on implementation of mitigating measures in operations and appropriate adjustments to ensure inclusion of most vulnerable and at-risk categories and to avoid GBV and other protection risks;
  • Provide strategic and technical support for the mainstreaming of protection across WFP operations in the country;
  • Support the country office and cooperating partners to integrate protection in assessments, monitoring, evaluation, and reporting tools;
  • Contribute to the design and implementation of approaches related to information provision, community consultation, feedback and complaints mechanisms;
  • Develop tools for protection integration as needed;
  • Support the update and roll-out of the community engagement action plan.
  1. Capacity strengthening:
  • Develop and implement a capacity building strategy on protection, inclusion and community engagement for cooperating partners and WFP staff;
  • Document lessons learned and best practices in protection risk analysis, mitigation and integration;
  • Disseminate WFP corporate guidance on Protection, Inclusion, AAP.
  1. Partnerships and interagency collaboration on protection;
  • Represent WFP in interagency fora on protection;
  • Promote partnership with and cross-learning from cooperating partners on integrating protection in food security activities.
  • Liaise with protection partners on analysis, capacity development, referral procedures and pathways.

OTHER SPECIFIC JOB REQUIREMENTS (details to be determined by Post Managers):

  • Ensure adequate reflection and integration of intersecting vulnerabilities in all reporting and knowledge management activities and formulate actionable recommendations to integrate these in WFP programming.
  • Establish partnerships with affected populations directly, and relevant representative groups, for AAP including with people with disabilities, organisations of disabled people, women, women’s civil society groups, youth, youth representative groups, ethnic and religious minorities and their representative groups, amongst others with a particular focus on ensuring meaningful inclusion of marginalized groups in informing decisions made by WFP throughout its activities.
  • Through user-focussed learning methodologies, design and rollout an AAP capacity strengthening agenda for WFP and cooperating partner (CP) staff.
  • Support the development of project concept notes and/or proposals in consultation with or participation of affected populations to pursue new funding opportunities.
  • Contribute to advocacy efforts across the office to bring the voices of affected populations to centre of decision-making processes.

WFP LEADERSHIP FRAMEWORK: COMMON STANDARDS OF BEHAVIOUR

Leads by Example

with Integrity

Upholds WFP values, principles,

and standards

Demonstrates and encourages others to uphold the WFP values, principles and standards

Respects others and values

diversity

Values diversity using respectful and inclusive language, and encourages

others to do the

same

Stays focused and calm under pressure

Stays focused and calm when under pressure and encourages

others to do the

same

Demonstrates humility and a

willingness to learn

Shows humility and a willingness to learn and share knowledge, frequently seeking and acting on feedback, and taking up opportunities to develop

Drives Results and Delivers on

Commitments

Delivers results for maximum

impact

Holds self and/or others accountable for the delivery of results

Delegates

appropriately

Delivers results against delegated tasks and seeks guidance and support where needed

Adapts readily

to change

Responds readily to change adjusting work as

needed

Fosters

Inclusive and

Collaborative

Is inclusive and

collaborative

Promotes inclusive teamwork and psychological safety by sharing ideas and openly raising issues

Gives timely and

constructive

feedback

Supports development for others by giving timely and constructive feedback

Builds and shares new

perspectives

Listens attentively to others to capture, learn, build and share new perspectives

Applies

Strategic

Thinking

Communicates

and fulfils WFP’s vision

Fulfils WFP’s vision and is able to explain how their objectives support the vision

Embraces curiosity and new ways of

doing things

Demonstrates curiosity, and proposes new ways of doing things when relevant

Analyses and

evaluates data

Gathers data and shares knowledge to inform team decision making

Considers the

impact of decisions

Implements decisions and asks questions to understand the impact for wider objectives

Builds and

Maintains

Sustainable

Partnerships

Builds

partnerships

Builds partnerships by seeking out opportunities to work with others

Collaborates to deliver common

objectives

Collaborates with partners by sharing information and working together to deliver

common goals

FUNCTIONAL CAPABILITIES:

Capability Name

Description of the behaviour expected for the proficiency level

Programme Lifecycle &

Demonstrates ability to identify key variables and contextual factors that

Food Assistance

affect food assistance problems and programmes throughout the lifecycle to inform quality programme design or re-design.

Transfer Modalities (Food, Cash, Voucher)

Demonstrates ability to analyse and consolidate quantitative and qualitative information from different sources (e.g., market studies) to inform transfer modality selection and programme development.

Broad Knowledge of

Specialized areas (i.e.

Nutrition, VAM, etc.)

Demonstrates the ability to interpret basic data in the context of WFP specialised fields to contribute to technical programme design, implementation and monitoring.

Emergency Programming

Displays capacity to provide inputs into the development, implementation and realignment of high quality emergency programmes.

Strategic Policy

Engagement w/

Government

Develops thorough recommendations using multiple inputs (e.g., government counsel, research, own experience) to strengthen national or subnational entities and government owned food and nutrition security programmes.

DESIRED EXPERIENCES FOR ENTRY INTO THE ROLE:

  • A minimum of 5 years of relevant experience in working on protection, human rights and accountability to affected population, with a strong focus on protection risk reduction, including related to access to humanitarian assistance, conflict sensitivity, gender based violence and gender in humanitarian operations, community engagement, an inclusion.
  • Knowledge and operations experience in risk identification an operationalization of mitigation measures, protection, conflict sensitivity, gender based violence, disability, humanitarian principles, access and other humanitarian policy issues, and their linkages to humanitarian assistance.
  • A solid understanding of development processes and implementing programmes related to food security, agriculture, nutrition, education, social protection, humanitarian assistance.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience of international project management, including design, planning, implementation, monitoring and reporting processes and procedures gained through technical training and/or work experiences.
  • Demonstrated experience in writing reports and documents for internal and external audiences.
  • Experience utilizing computers, including Microsoft Office package (e.g. Word, Excel) and other standard software packages and systems.
  • Experience with WFP or a cooperating partner desirable.
  • Ability to work independently, in a timely and organized manner.
  • Willingness to explore and experiment with new ideas and approaches in own work.
  • Ability to work in a team and multi-task as needed.
  • Good interpersonal skills and ability to work in multicultural settings that involve diverse stakeholders.

STANDARD MINIMUM ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS:

Education:

Advanced University degree in Human Rights, Gender, International Affairs, Health, Agriculture, Social Sciences or other field relevant to international development assistance, or First University Degree with additional years of related work experience and/or trainings/ courses.

Language:

Fluency (level C) in French and English language.

Intermediate knowledge (level B) of a Haitian Creole

Deadline for applications: 06 Décembre 2023

How to apply

https://career5.successfactors.eu/sfcareer/jobreqcareer?jobId=830442&company=C0000168410P

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