Field Monitor G6 (122086)
WFP Lesotho seeks candidates of the highest integrity and professionalism who share our humanitarian principles.
Selection of staff is made on a competitive basis, and we are committed to promoting diversity and gender balance.ABOUT WFP
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.STANDARD MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
Education: BA in Social Sciences, Agricuture, Food Security or related field.
Experience: At least three years work experience in disaster risk reduction, food security, early warning.
Language: Fluency in both oral and written communication in the UN language in use at the duty station.ORGANIZATIONAL CONTEXT
These jobs are found in Mafeteng, Quthing and Mohale’s Hoek.
The field monitor is under the overall supervision of the project cordinator and the technical guidance from technical experts in the project management unit (PMU) as well as in WFP. JOB PURPOSE
To strengthen access to improve adaptive capacity of vulnerable communities to improve decision making for food security and livelihoods.KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES (not all-inclusive)
- Assist the PMU to operationalize all strategies, guidelines and approaches at district and village level
- Monitoring of project activities at project sites in collaboration with the Ministry of Forestry, Range and Soil Conservation and other relevant stakeholders, for example, non-governmental organisations.
- Integrate gender, protection, nutrition, environmental and safeguard measures in the design and implementation of asset creation activities.
- Prepare the output and progress reports, distribution plans, and update the beneficiaries’ master lists, adhering to set deadlines.
- Prepare payment lists and facilitate appointment creation at village, council levels.
- Facilitate actual distribution of cash transfers and other inputs to project beneficiaries.
- Report operational bottlenecks and progress to the district project coordination structure and different focal points in the PMU and WFP.
- Support undertaking of Monitoring & Evaluation activities and facilitate activities performed by consultants at district level.
- Manage feedback from the beneficiaries and stakeholders on asset creation activities.
4Ps CORE ORGANISATIONAL CAPABILITIES
- Understand and communicate the Strategic Objectives: Coaches team in the most effective ways to communicate WFP’s Strategic Objectives to WFP team and partners in the field.
- Be a force for positive change: Implements new methods or tools to improve team’s work processes and productivity.
- Make the mission inspiring to our team: Maps team’s activities and tasks to specific successes in beneficiary communities to showcase positive impact.
- Make our mission visible in everyday actions: Explains to teammates how each unit contributes to the overall WFP mission.
- Look for ways to strengthen people’s skills: Identifies skill development opportunities such as training modules or on-the-job experiences for self, colleagues and direct reports.
- Create an inclusive culture: Facilitates team building activities to build rapport in own unit.
- Be a coach & provide constructive feedback: Facilitates the pairing of junior colleagues with coaches within own team.
- Create an “I will”/”We will” spirit: Proactively anticipates potential challenges and develops mitigation plans to ensure that team meets goals and targets.
- Encourage innovation & creative solutions: Identifies opportunities to be creative in own work and to help team be more innovative and accurate in their respective tasks and areas of work.
- Focus on getting results: Monitors team’s deliverables and provides feedback to ensure outcomes are delivered consistently and accurately.
- Make commitments and make good on commitments: Provides accurate guidance to team on expected responsibilities and tasks, whilst also upholding own commitment to the team.
- Be Decisive: Sets an example and provides guidance to junior team members on when to escalate issues when faced with challenging issues in the workplace or in the field.
- Connect and share across WFP units: Facilitates partnerships with other WFP units to accomplish missions in the field.
- Build strong external partnerships: Sets an example and provides guidance to team on how to build relationships with external partners.
- Be politically agile & adaptable: Articulates to colleagues or direct reports the value of contributing to other WFP teams and agency partnerships in fulfilling WFP’s goals and objectives.
- Be clear about the value WFP brings to partnerships: Organizes, monitors, and prioritizes own and team’s efforts to ensure that they will fulfil the needs of internal and external partners.
FUNCTIONAL CAPABILITIESOTHER SPECIFIC JOB REQUIREMENTS
- Ability to work with multiple stakeholders;
- Willingness to build capacity of others through formal and informal training processes;
- Ability to facilitate and train different audiences; ability to prepare relevant documentation and training materials;
- Ability to meet agreed deadlines;
- Ability to write and disseminate reports;
- Ability to effectively communicate orally.
DESIRED EXPERIENCES FOR ENTRY INTO THE ROLEDEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS
Deadline for submission of applications is 27 May 2020.