Programme Policy Officer - Programme Lifecycle FT-NOA

  • Added Date: Wednesday, 29 June 2022
  • Deadline Date: Friday, 15 July 2022
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WFP celebrates and embraces diversity. It is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all its employees and encourages qualified candidates to apply irrespective of race, color, national origin, ethnic or social background, genetic information, gender, gender identity and/or expression, sexual orientation, religion or belief, HIV status, physical or mental disability.

Are you interested in further developing your professional experience while contributing to ending global hunger? Are you passionate about helping those in need? Would you like to join a global organization investing in its people?

If so, an exciting & fulfilling career awaits you! Join our diverse and passionate team that works on varied and international projects directly contributing to saving & changing millions of lives around the globe.


The United Nations World Food Programme 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.


The deadline to apply for this position is July 14, 2022.


The World Food Programme Regional Bureau for Latin America and the Caribbean is looking for a National Officer to support the organizationโ€™s country strategic planning in support of 2030 Agenda, the application of United Nations reform processes and the development of related corporate guidance.

The Programme Cycle Management and Reports Team in the Programme Unit in Panama is responsible for guiding Country Offices through the roll-out of second generation Country Strategic Plans (CSPs) that are compliant with the requirements of UN reform. The team carries out core functions related to the socialization of corporate guidance and provision of direct support to Country Offices in designing quality CSPs, including facilitating formulation workshops and accompanying them through the internal and external review and approval process.


Under the direct supervision of the Head of Programme Cycle and Reports Team, the National Officer is expected to provide timely, quality support to Country Offices in their country strategic planning.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES (not all-inclusive)

  • Contribute towards the development of a limited number of projects, plans and processes, ensuring alignment with wider programme policies and guidance.

  • Provide project management support to specific and defined programmes and projects of small to moderate size, ensuring a coordinated approach with wider programmes that complies with WFP standards and procedures.

  • Follow data gathering and monitoring systems ensuring that rigorous quality standards are maintained.

  • Contribute to the preparation of accurate and timely reporting on programmes and activities that enable informed decision-making and consistency of information presented to stakeholders.

  • Liaise with internal counterparts to ensure effective collaboration

This vacancy is archived.

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