Assistant Project Officer (BB-2C7CF)
Encontrado em: Neuvoo BR
Location: Brasília, Brazil
Application Deadline: 28 February, 2021
Type of Contract: Service Contract (SC)
Duration of initial contract: 12 months
Post Level: SB-4/1
The WFP Centre of Excellence was established in 2011 as an innovative partnership between the World Food Programme (WFP) and the Brazilian government to facilitate South-South and Triangular cooperation on solutions to advance food and nutrition security. The WFP Centre promotes capacity development in the design and implementation of nationally-owned food security programmes, with a focus on school feeding, nutrition, smallholder farming and social protection. The technical assistance provided by the WFP Centre of Excellence is request-driven and tailored for each country. The WFP Centre of Excellence offers a multi-dimensional approach that promotes cooperation among different sectors to advance food and nutrition security and achieve the Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 2 of Zero Hunger.
The Assistant Project Officer will be hired to work specifically, but not exclusively, on the the . The project foresees the collaboration of the three institutions, and others that will be defined along the journey, in the production of evidence and exchange of successful experiences between Brazil and other countries that also face the problem. The Assistant Project Officer will also be responsible for managing activities on the project “Alternatives for the distribution of by-products of cotton and combined crops in Africa“.
Under the general supervision of the Director, the Assistant Project Officer reports to the Project Coordinator.
Duties and Responsabilities
Accountabilities: Within delegated authority, the Assistant Project Officer will be responsible for the following duties:
Timely and well prepared work done under general supervision. Get involved, stay current, generate ideas and use own descrition to take actions to address unforeseen situations seeking advice from and/or report to superior as applicable.
Ability to maintain high-level conversations, spell and write correctly in Portuguese and English. Ability to maintain precise records and to interpret and analyse a variety of data and resolve discrepancies. Ability to work accurately and systematically and to mediate and resolve issues with national and international counterparts. Ability to work independently and to organize and assist the work of others. Ability to cope with situations which may threaten health or safety; willingness to travel for extended periods of time. Courtesy, tact, persuasiveness and the ability to work harmoniously with people from different national and cultural backgrounds.
Education: First level university degree in any area of expertise.
Knowledge: Experience utilizing computers, including word processing and spreadsheets. General knowledge of UN system policies, rules, regulations and procedures will be considered an asset.
Proficiency in both oral and written communication in Portuguese and English is mandatory. Working knowledge of French is an asset.
The candidate must have Brazilian Nationality or be legally authorized to work in the country.
Description of the behaviour expected for the proficiency level
Programme Lifecycle & Food Assistance
Good practices of programme design, implementation and monitoring.
Knowledge of Specialized Areas
Understands basic technical concepts and data and their relevance to specific programmes.
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.
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WFP is committed to achieving workforce diversity in terms of gender, nationality and culture. Individuals from minority groups, indigenous groups and persons with disabilities are equally encouraged to apply.
All applications will be treated with the strictest confidence. Due to the volume of applications received, receipt of applications cannot be acknowledged individually.
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