Jobs in Uganda - Programme Policy Officer (Corporate Improvement & Editorial) Job at United Nations World Food Programme (WFP)

Programme Policy Officer post (Corporate Improvement & Editorial)

Location:  Jobs in Uganda 2021


Work Hours: Full-time, 08 hours per day

Salary: UGX

No. of vacancies: 01

Deadline: 04 February 2021

Hiring Organization  United Nations World Food Programme (WFP)

JOB DETAILS:
ABOUT WFP
United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) 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. In emergencies, WFP gets food to where it is needed, saving the lives of victims of war, civil conflict and natural disasters. After an emergency, WFP uses food to help communities rebuild their lives. On average, WFP reaches more than 80 million people with food assistance in 80 countries each year. The organization has the global footprint, deep field presence and local knowledge and relationships necessary to provide access to food and contribute to lasting solutions, especially in many of the world’s most remote and fragile areas.
Brief description of WFP in Uganda
WFP delivers food assistance in emergencies and work with communities to improve nutrition and build resilience. WFP provides life-saving food assistance and livelihood opportunities to refugees in Uganda. In addition, WFP assists the most vulnerable people in Karamoja with food and nutrition assistance. Finally, WFP works with smallholder farmers and links them to markets.
As Uganda strives to achieve Zero Hunger by 2030 and become a middle-income country by 2040, WFP is also assessing its relevance and repositioning its role in Uganda.
ARE YOU UP TO THE CHALLENGE?
We are seeking a qualified individual for the position of Programme Policy Officer (Corporate Improvement & Editorial) - NOA to be based in Kampala. The selected candidate will be employed on Fixed Term.
ORGANIZATIONAL CONTEXT
Based at the Kampala Country Office, the role will report to the Head of the Partnership Development Unit and the Country Director. They role will typically be involved in editorial (writing/editing) and contribute in the development of programme or policy activities (work plansm processes, etc)
JOB PURPOSE
To provide technical editorial expertise to the policy and programme activities and quality assurance of donor reporting, as well as support in the coordination and drafting of funding proposals. .

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES (not all-inclusive)
Under the direction of the Country Director:
1. Contribute towards the development of projects, plans and processes, ensuring alignment with wider programme policies and guidance and consistent internal and external presentation
2. Provide editorial support to specific and defined business-improvement projects, ensuring a coordinated approach and consistent style/tone throughout
3. Support senior colleagues in the internal and external promotion of the Country Office’s learning agenda, with particular editorial responsibilities to assess the merits of draft reports and advise on how their structure and focus can be strengthened for maximum advocac
4. Improve and edit the content provided by Communication for Development (C4D) officers based at Area Offices into high quality products for internal and external purposes
5. Liaise with internal counterparts to ensure effective collaboration and internal communication
6. Contribute to communications through good research, analysis of assigned areas of work and timely preparation and distribution of high-quality information products to target audience(s) (media, donors, government)

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES Continued 2/2
Under the direction of the Head of Partnership Development Unit:
7. Review the quality and accuracy of donor and other reporting to ensure consistency of information presented to stakeholders
8. Generate donor specific visibility content including text, photos, videos and audio for use across a range of integrated online platforms, in order to support stewardship of priority donor relationships, ensuring consistency with corporate messages
9. Support the coordination and drafting of funding proposals
10. Other as required.


Job Skills: Not Specified


STANDARD MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
Education: Advanced University degree in International Affairs, Economics, Nutrition/Health, Agriculture, Environmental Science, 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.
Experience: Minimum six years of relevant professional work experience in relevant roles
Language: Fluency (level C) in English language and the duty station’s language, if different.


Job Education Requirements: Advanced University degree in International Affairs


Job Experience Requirements: Not Specified

Application procedure

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Date Posted: 2021-01-24

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