Expression of Interest Call – Programme Policy Officer (VAM) for Latin America and also the Caribbean

Panama City (Panama)

  • Organization: UN WFP – World Food Programme
  • Location: Panama City (Panama)
  • Level: Overseas Consultant – Internationally recruited Contractors Agreement – Consultancy
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Legal – Broad
    • Venture and Programme Management
    • Food Security, Livestock and Livelihoods
    • Nourishment
    • Political Affairs
  • Closing Date: 2020-09-16

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WFP seeks applicants associated with integrity that is highest and professionalism who share our humanitarian concepts.

Selection is manufactured on a basis that is competitive so we are invested in advertising variety and gender balance.

The un World Food Programme may be the planet’s biggest humanitarian agency hunger worldwide that is fighting. The objective of WFP would be to assist the globe attain Zero Hunger inside our lifetimes. Every single day, WFP works global to ensure no kid would go to sleep hungry and therefore the poorest & most vulnerable, very women and kids, have access to the nutritionally beneficial meals they require.

The planet Food Programme (WFP) is assisting 91.4 million individuals in around 83 countries every year, delivering meals support in emergencies and working with communities to boost nutrition and build resilience.

In Latin America while the Caribbean, WFP supports nationwide efforts to improve food and nourishment safety and minimize the effect of rising crises, normal catastrophes, and environment modification among susceptible populations. The Regional Bureau Panama (RBP) coordinates technical support that is strategic guidance to nation workplaces in your community, encourages strategic partnerships, and help resource mobilization efforts.

To donate to the Vulnerability Analysis and Mapping (VAM) evidence base that supports meals safety and nourishment policies and programmes ( e.g. requirements evaluation and situation analyses, programme design, focusing on, price effectiveness, and functional efficiency).

Based on your experience degree and expertise areas, you will end up included to a better or smaller level in work related, not restricted, in to the after:

  1. Growth of VAM jobs and tasks, plans and operations, ensuring alignment with wider WFP policies and guidance.
  2. Growth of systems and tools for the monitoring and evaluation of food support requirements in accordance with revolutionary methodologies and most useful training.
  3. Growth of meals protection and vulnerability analysis together with planning of prompt reports on food assessment requires consistent with wider VAM policies, procedures and guidance to allow decision-making that is effective the introduction of nation strategy, policies and programmes.
  4. Coordination of information monitoring and gathering systems making certain rigorous quality requirements are maintained.
  5. Liaising with applying partners (external and internal) observe ongoing tasks, ensuring collaboration that is effective timeliness and effectiveness and highlight prospective risks to project distribution.
  6. C apacity building of WFP staff, lovers, and nationwide federal government to conduct vulnerability analysis to effortlessly notify preparedness and reaction activities.


Advanced University level in Economics, Food protection, Statistics, Data Science, Public Health/Nutrition, Geography or any other associated field, or First University degree with additional many years of associated work experience and/or training/courses.

many years of appropriate expert experience:

  • Junior Consultancy: anyone to 36 months of appropriate experience that is professional.
  • Level we Consultancy: 3 to 5 many years of appropriate expert experience.
  • Degree II Consultancy: Six to 10 years of appropriate expert experience.


  • Fluency (degree C) in English language.
  • Intermediate knowledge (degree B) of a second official UN language: Spanish or French are very desirable.

Expert experience, mastery, or knowledge is desired (although not needed) within one or many of the after areas:

  • Demonstrated proficiency within the usage of several analytical tools and options for meals safety analysis.
  • Developed expertise that is practical meals protection analysis and mapping by taking part in numerous assessments in nations, like the design, data collection and analysis.
  • Humanitarian support and/or development work regarding the us, or other worldwide government or organisations that are non-governmental.

The World Food Programme (Panama Regional Bureau for Latin America and also the Caribbean) is seeking Expressions of Interest from qualified individuals for future consultancies in the area.

All applications gotten may be evaluated and proceed through a variety procedure to asses experience that is relevant skills. Applicants whom meet with the selection requirements could be contacted for further interviews or assessments and also to verify their continued interest and supply.

Effective applicants will undoubtedly be put in a roster for short-term possibilities. Rostered candidates might be contacted when you look at the future year on a basis that is as-needed.

WFP offers a competitive settlement package determined in line with the Terms of guide plus the chosen candidate’s skills and experience.

feminine candidates, and qualified candidates from developing nations are specially encouraged to utilize

WFP has zero threshold for discrimination and will not discriminate based on battle, sex, color, cultural group, age, intimate orientation, other affiliation or HIV/AIDS status.

No visit under almost any agreement will likely to be wanted to people of the UN Advisory Committee on Administrative and Budgetary issues (ACABQ), Global Civil provider Commission (ICSC), FAO Finance Committee, WFP exterior Auditor, WFP Audit Committee, Joint Inspection Unit (JIU) as well as other bodies that are similar the un system with oversight duties over WFP, both throughout their solution and within 3 years of ceasing that service.

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