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Massive Recruitment by UN in Nairobi, Kenya – Numerous Internship Vacancies in WFP

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.
 Organizational Context
The Regional Bureau for East and Central Africa, located in Nairobi, provides strategic and policy guidance as well as technical support to WFP operations and activities in nine countries: Burundi, Rwanda, Ethiopia, Kenya, Eritrea, Somalia, South Sudan, Djibouti and Uganda.

We are currently seeking to fill the position of a Gender & Protection Intern based in the Programme Unit of the Regional Bureau, Nairobi.
The unit is headed by the Programme Policy Officer and supported by the Regional Gender and Protection Officer. The unit requires support to the Gender, Protection and Accountability to the Affected Populations (AAP) activities in relation to the planning and implementation of 2019 activities, such as.
Analysis of risks related to the safety of women, girls, boys and men in relation to food assistance and identify prevention and mitigation measures.
Document best practices and lessons learnt and facilitate experience and knowledge sharing.
Review and provide inputs to the assessment tools, reports and other documents and ensure the documents meet WFP gender, Protection and Accountability to the Affected Populations (AAP) standards.
Assist in planning for trainings and capacity building activities and field missions.

Budget & Programming Internship

Qualifications
·         Currently enrolled in the University and have completed at least two years of undergraduate studies or have recently graduated from an undergraduate or graduate programme within the last 6 months from a university preferably in Economics, International Affairs, Business Administration, Social Sciences, Development Studies, Logistics, Accounting or a field relevant to international development assistance;
·         Currently enrolled in a graduate programme (Masters degree) from a recognized university and have attended classes in the past 12 months,
·         Fluent in English (both oral and written) is a must; knowledge of a second UN language, preferably French would be an asset.
·         Proficiency in MS Office (word, excel, access, outlook).
Responsibilities
·         Prepare, analyze and monitor grant/fund balances including coordinating with desk officers on a weekly basis in order to ensure timely utilizations of available funds before the expiry dates;
·         Review of RBN CPB budgets;
·         Review of Funds Status for RBN Countries;
·         Effective management of available funds with potential surpluses and deficits clearly identified and timely communicated to Country Offices;
·         Successful Completion of Resource Migration;
·         Contribute to the effective and efficient Funds Management and proper resource utilization.
Training Components & Learning Elements
·         Initial induction on RBN B&P areas of focus
·         Continuous on the job training
·         Regular feedback on work progress
·         Over the course of this assignment, the intern is expected to develop/refine his/her analytical, presentation and communication skills.
Other Responsibilities
·         Under the Integrated Road Map and specifically for the new Country Port Folio Budget (CPB) the intern will ensure:
o    COs are supported in the development/revision of their budget within the new costs structure
o    COs are guided and supported in funds management analysis and with special attention to critical expiring funds balances
o    CO are guided on interpreting funds status reports through correct analysis of available resources against implementation plan requirements
·         Contribute to the improvement of internal processes, enhancement of corporate systems and design of tools, to facilitate the overall planning, expenditure forecasting, and budget management and monitoring of resource utilisation.
·         Conduct comprehensive analysis of project financial performance and make recommendations in compliance with WFP financial policies and procedures and best practices, to support financial analysis and optimisation of resources
·         Analyse the resource transfer process and prose better solution and potential automations to facilitate the process and support COs in the Resource Transfer process from the current structure to the new Financial structure defined in the CPB.
Desired Experiences For Entry Into The Role
·         Capacity to learn fast from documentation and experience
·         Analytical skills
·         Capacity to provide clear step-by-step instructions
·         Good communication skills
Terms And Conditions
·         Interns receive a monthly stipend from WFP up to the maximum amount of US$1000 per month depending on the duty station of assignment.
·         WFP is not responsible for living expenses, arrangements for accommodation, necessary visas and related costs.
·         Depending on the duty station of assignment, WFP will reimburse travel ticket for candidates who are nationals of developing countries and are pursuing their studies in their home country.
·         WFP will recognize candidates’ educational credentials from recognised institutions that have been certified by competent international or national authorities such as the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) or Ministries of Education;
How To Apply
Deadline: 10th MARCH 2019

Emergency Preparedness and Response Internship

Qualifications
·         Currently enrolled in the University and have completed at least two years of undergraduate studies or have recently graduated from an undergraduate or graduate programme within the last 6 months’ from a university preferably in Social Sciences, Disaster Management, Agriculture, Range Management, Development Studies, Environmental Science, or other fields.
·         Currently enrolled in a graduate programme (Masters degree) from a recognized university and have attended classes in the past 12 months,
·         Fluent in English (both oral and written) is a must; knowledge of a second UN language, preferably French would be an asset.
·         Proficiency in MS Office (word, excel, access, outlook).
Responsibilities
Under the overall supervision of the Head of EPR the intern is responsible for supporting the WFPs’ corporate mission of countries to achieve Zero Hunger (SDG2) and partner to support implementation of the SDGs (SDG17).
·         Act as the Focal Point for the Emergency Preparedness and Response Package (EPRP) for the Bureau. Key tasks include working following up with Country Offices to update the checklists (MPAs, ERAs) Contingency Plans, and the Risk Register;
·         Work with the EPR team at the Regional Bureau to support the capacity strengthening of country offices to effectively implement Emergency Preparedness and Response activities, as well as the EPRP tool, by regularly disseminating relevant information;
·         In collaboration with all units and Country Offices, assist the EPR team with the establishment of an operational plan to respond to crisis in the region, through the reviewing of Concept of Operations and IR-PREPs etc.;
·         Produce and contribute to the preparation of briefs, presentations and reports on the regional Emergency Preparedness and Response activities;
·         Engage in EPR activities that provide opportunity for cross functional learning and work on a specific project by way of sharing their experiences from the different functional areas;
·         Conduct desk research, reviews and analyses of key documents relating to Emergency Preparedness activities and the Emergency Response to the crises in East Africa region;
·         Support in the synthesis and production of regional contextual risks in East and Central Africa region;
·         Any other duties as required
Training Components & Learning Elements
·         Emergency Preparedness and Response
·         Disaster Risk Management
·         Capacity Strengthening and Development
Desired Experiences For Entry Into The Role
·         Self-driven and ready to learn;
·         Excellent analysis and drafting skills are required;
·         Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with people of different national and cultural backgrounds;
·         Ability to work under tight deadlines and pressure.
Terms And Conditions
·         Interns receive a monthly stipend from WFP up to the maximum amount of US$1000 per month depending on the duty station of assignment.
·         WFP is not responsible for living expenses, arrangements for accommodation, necessary visas and related costs.
·         Depending on the duty station of assignment, WFP will reimburse travel ticket for candidates who are nationals of developing countries and are pursuing their studies in their home country.
·         WFP will recognize candidates’ educational credentials from recognised institutions that have been certified by competent international or national authorities such as the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) or Ministries of Education;
The internship has a maximum duration of 8 (eight) months and offers college students and graduates the opportunity to combine work experience and professional development with formal education.  The WFP Internship Programme is designed to prepare highly talented and motivated individuals for future careers with WFP.
Deadline: 10th March 2019

Food For Asset Internship

Qualifications
·         Currently enrolled in the University and have completed at least two years of undergraduate studies or have recently graduated from an undergraduate or graduate programme within the last 6 months from a university preferably in Agriculture, Economics, Development, Environment, Project Management or other related fields;
·         Currently enrolled in a graduate programme (Masters degree) from a recognized university and have attended classes in the past 12 months,
·         Proficiency in MS Office (Word, Excel, Power Point);
·         Fluent in English (both oral and written) is a must; knowledge of a second UN language, preferably French would be an asset.
Responsibilities
Under the overall guidance of the head of the unit and direct supervision of the FFA Technical Advisor, the FFA intern will carry out the following responsibilities.
·         Conduct basic research on FFA trends/ new emerging techniques and/or approaches to inform design and development of strategies, policy briefs and programme interventions;
·         Assist the FFA technical advisor in planning and organizing training and field missions, including preparation of background material such as presentations for workshops;
·          Helping in the design and review of food assistance for assets regional briefs, exchange mission reports and CO reports with resilience and livelihoods components;
·         In close liaison with the technical advisor, review FFA roadmaps identifying gaps and follow up actions;
·         Provide inputs in the development of a simple guide on nutrition and gender work norms and on effective ways of measuring beneficiary impact as result of FFA activities, liaising closely with other functional units such as nutrition and M&E;
·         Contribute to knowledge management by working to ensure that lessons learnt from FFA programmes in the region are captured and documented; and where possible with information from COs, help compile info bits and success stories;
·         Perform any other duty as may be delegated.
Training Components & Learning Elements
·         FFA Programme Orientation (FFA Guidance Manual Reference)
·         Theory of Change (TOC) and Project Cycle Management
·         Three-Pronged Approach (3PA) in resilience and livelihoods programming
·         FFA audits and impact measurement.
·         Work norms and knowledge Management
·         The role of FFA in humanitarian development nexus
·         Familiarize with DRR, Environment, Resilience, Food Security and Nutrition policies
Functional Capabilities
·         Research briefs and reports produced on FFA new trends, methodologies and impact
·         Reports and briefs of documented learning and best practices made to enhance knowledge management
·         Number of missions and workshops supported;
·         Number of road maps reviewed and follow up actions for performance improvement.
Desired Experiences
·         Ability to effectively communicate, adapt and build relationships is a vital skill in this role.
·         Additional capacity in knowledge management software is an added advantage.
Terms And Conditions
·         Interns receive a monthly stipend from WFP up to the maximum amount of US$1000 per month depending on the duty station of assignment.
·         WFP is not responsible for living expenses, arrangements for accommodation, necessary visas and related costs.
·         Depending on the duty station of assignment, WFP will reimburse travel ticket for candidates who are nationals of developing countries and are pursuing their studies in their home country.
·         WFP will recognize candidates’ educational credentials from recognised institutions that have been certified by competent international or national authorities such as the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) or Ministries of Education;
Deadline: 10th MARCH 2019

Food Quality & Safety Internship

Qualifications
·         Currently enrolled in the University and have completed at least two years of undergraduate studies or have recently graduated from an undergraduate or graduate programme within the last 6 months from a university preferably in Food Chemistry, Food Microbiology, Food Engineering, Mathematics; or other related field;
·         Currently enrolled in a graduate programme (Masters degree) from a recognized university and have attended classes in the past 12 months;
·         Proficiency in MS Office (Word, Excel, Power Point);
·         Fluent in English (both oral and written) is a must; knowledge of a second UN language, preferably French would be an asset.
Job Purpose
·         Food Safety and Quality Management within WFP Supply Chain
·         Supplier Quality Assurance management
·         FSQ Lead auditing skills
·         Incident management and root cause analysis methodologies
·         FSQ in Food Fortification, School Meals programme, CBT
·         System continual improvement tools, e.g Statistical process control, Total Quality Management in Supply Chain
·         Food Quality & Safety awareness training
Responsibilities
·         Working closely with the Procurement team to ensure food quality and safety information is accurately captured in tenders and contracts
·         Supporting in food quality incidents investigations by ensuring all information needed from the field (i.e. from Country Offices) is available for the Regional Bureau and to Headquarters in order to respond accordingly
·         Analytical data collection and analysis from Inspection Company for different commodities which will also become basis for supplier performance evaluation
·         Collating Aflatoxins analytical data from Blue Box which will be the basis for evaluating the effectiveness of WFP initiatives in managing mycotoxins in the region
·         Reviewing all commodity inspection reports to ensure all specified contract parameters are captured accurately and the recommended test methods are applied by the inspection company
·         Supporting in internal assessment of WFP storage facilities and following up on implementation of corrective and preventive actions
·         Responding to urgent Country Office needs and liaising with RB FT if need be, where escalation is required e.g verifying specifications, reviewing food quality reports where there is no FT, establishing available local regulatory requirements etc.
·         Prepare monthly incidents & corrective actions status, Food Release Status Report and any other reports as may be advised from time to time for all commodities in collaboration with the technical team
·         Providing any technical guidance/support when called upon by any other unit.
Training Components & Learning Elements
·         On the job coaching and training
·         Field trips
·         Desired Experiences For Entry Into The Role
·         Some food industry experience
·         Knowledge of Food Safety and Quality management systems implementation
·         Quick learner, team player, pays attention to details, analytical skills, problem solving skills
Terms And Conditions
·         Interns receive a monthly stipend from WFP up to the maximum amount of US$1000 per month depending on the duty station of assignment.
·         WFP is not responsible for living expenses, arrangements for accommodation, necessary visas and related costs.
·         Depending on the duty station of assignment, WFP will reimburse travel ticket for candidates who are nationals of developing countries and are pursuing their studies in their home country.
·         WFP will recognize candidates’ educational credentials from recognised institutions that have been certified by competent international or national authorities such as the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) or Ministries of Education;
Deadline: 10th MARCH 2019

Gender & Protection Internship

Qualifications
·         Currently enrolled in the University and have completed at least two years of undergraduate studies or have recently graduated from an undergraduate or graduate programme within the last 6 months from a university preferably in Gender, International Relations, Development Studies, Sociology, Community Development or related field;
·         Currently enrolled in a graduate programme (Masters degree) from a recognized university and have attended classes in the past 12 months;
·         Proficiency in MS Office (Word, Excel, Power Point);
·         Fluent in English (both oral and written) is a must; knowledge of a second UN language, preferably French would be an asset.
 Responsibilities
Under the overall guidance of the Head of the Unit and direct supervision of the Regional Gender and Protection Officer, the intern will carry out the following responsibilities.
·         Enhance Gender and Protection analysis and identify priorities and gaps as outlined in the Regional Gender Implementation Strategy in order to inform evidence-based programming;
·         Provide inputs to the assessments tools, reports and other documents and ensure the documents meet WFP Gender, Protection and Accountability to the Affected Populations (AAP) standards;
·         Provide support to the Gender Results Network (GRN) in implementation of the Gender Action Plans including identifying the targets, compiling reports, organizing trainings and regular meetings with GRN members;
·         Support the Country Offices (COs) in implementing the Gender Transformation Programme (GTP) including conducting the baseline assessments, progress towards the benchmarks and reviewing the reports;
·         Assist the Regional Gender and Protection Advisor in planning for trainings and capacity building activities and field missions;
·         Perform any other duty as may be delegated.
·         The success criteria is the extent of contribution in mainstreaming and integration of gender and Protection and AAP for evidence-based programming in the region.
Training Components & Learning Elements
·         Gender/Protection analysis
·         Complaints and Feedback Mechanism
·         Data Protection
·         Referral Pathways
·         PSEA
·         Engagement of women, girls, boys and men in order to mitigate gender and Protection risks and enhance safety.
Other Specific Job Requirements
·         Ability to effectively communicate, adapt and build relationships is a vital skill in this role.
·         Additional capacity in knowledge management software is an added advantage.
·         Proficiency in the use of MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint is a requirement. Tableau training will be provided.
 Desired Experiences For Entry Into The Role
·         Summary reports and briefs produced on the risks related to the safety of women, girls, boys and men in relation to food assistance in the 8 COs in RBN;
·         Functional GRN with action plans implemented;
·         Number and quality of trainings, missions and workshops supported;
·         Technical support provided to Monitoring & Evaluation and other sections in conducting baseline assessments in order to ensure that gender and protection is mainstreamed and integrated;
·         Number of bench marks reached for the GTP.
Terms And Conditions
·         Interns receive a monthly stipend from WFP up to the maximum amount of US$1000 per month depending on the duty station of assignment.
·         WFP is not responsible for living expenses, arrangements for accommodation, necessary visas and related costs.
·         Depending on the duty station of assignment, WFP will reimburse travel ticket for candidates who are nationals of developing countries and are pursuing their studies in their home country.
·         WFP will recognize candidates’ educational credentials from recognised institutions that have been certified by competent international or national authorities such as the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) or Ministries of Education;
Deadline:  10th MARCH 2019

Information Technology Internship.

Qualifications
·         Currently enrolled in the University and have completed at least two years of undergraduate studies or have recently graduated from an undergraduate or graduate programme within the last 6 months’ from a university preferably in Information Technology, Statistics, Data Analysis, Business Intelligence, International Business & Management, Sales & Marketing or other related field;
·         Currently enrolled in a graduate programme (Masters degree) from a recognized university and have attended classes in the past 12 months;
·         Fluent in English (both oral and written) is a must; knowledge of a second UN language, preferably French would be an asset;
·         Proficiency in MS Office, data analysis tool, online tools, communication applications.
Responsibilities
SCOPE is in the heart of the WFP Digital Transformation agenda which is a corporate priority; the demand is currently high on SCOPE, Data and Project Management skilled resources. SCOPE enables the Cash-Based-Transfer (CBT) business process model which by definition, is cross functional. The intern will be involved in SCOPE planning, deployment / scale up, support, reporting and training. Tasks will include:
·         Follow-up to Country Offices’ requests and monitor the implementation status/progress and report on blocking issues, delays and showstoppers to the RBN SCOPE team (Regional SCOPE Support (RSS) + Regional SCOPE Coordinator (RSC)). Engagement with the CO will be initiated by the RSCBTO;
·         Create / update / close Action Points lists and join regular calls with COs for discussion and follow up;
·         Engage with the relevant SCOPE (HQ, Bangkok and Nairobi, CO) and other business teams in HQ and RBN (Legal, Data Protection, etc.) to ensure that timely support is provided to Country Offices;
·         Support the RSC by coordinating with the relevant TECB teams in the development and review of any SCOPE related documentation;
·         Be the RSC alternate when RSC is out of office to guarantee service continuity keeping the RSC in copy always;
·         Participate in internal TECB and RBN meetings, country status update calls and regional meeting, when and if needed;

·         Document NFR where appropriate and maintain/update existing tools to track engagements status across the region;
·         Perform any other duties as required.
Other Tasks
·         Proper follow up of ongoing activities: action points lists are updated and shared;
·         Monthly status updates issued before deadline;
·         Short reports / notes on meetings attended;
·         Complete and organized documentation on projects / activities per CO in Teams (not filing archives or hardcopies but abiding by the set filing procedures and collaboration tools in place such as Office 365);
·         Ensure tickets are opened, prioritized and escalated when required;
Training Components & Learning Elements
·         CBT & Programme manuals
·         SCOPE hands on training
·         SCOPE academy, online learning in WFP WeLearn
·         Microsoft Office 365 tools
Other Specific Job Requirements
·         Ethics and integrity
·         Customer service skills
·         Communication skills
·         Excellent in documentation
·         Listening and writing skills
·         Excellent interpersonal and inter-cultural competencies and team player.
Terms And Conditions
·         Interns receive a monthly stipend from WFP up to the maximum amount of US$1000 per month depending on the duty station of assignment.
·         WFP is not responsible for living expenses, arrangements for accommodation, necessary visas and related costs.
·         Depending on the duty station of assignment, WFP will reimburse travel ticket for candidates who are nationals of developing countries and are pursuing their studies in their home country.
·         WFP will recognize candidates’ educational credentials from recognised institutions that have been certified by competent international or national authorities such as the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) or Ministries of Education;
Deadline: 10TH MARCH 2019

Nutrition Internship

Qualifications
·         Currently enrolled in the University and have completed at least two years of undergraduate studies or have recently graduated from an undergraduate or graduate programme within the last 6 months’ from a university preferably in Nutrition, Food Science, Public Health or other related fields.
·         Currently enrolled in a graduate programme (Masters degree) from a recognized university and have attended classes in the past 12 months,
·         Proficiency in MS Office (Word, Excel, Power Point);
·         Fluent in English (both oral and written) is a must; knowledge of a second UN language, preferably French would be an asset.
·         Proficiency in MS Office (word, excel, access, outlook).
Job Purpose
Child undernutrition is an overwhelming public health concern in the East and Central parts of Africa. Overtime, Hundreds of small-scale surveys are conducted in the region covering mostly emergency pockets with few being done in stable contexts.
The nutrition unit focuses on the following pillars
-Nutrition sensitive programming
-nutrition specific programming
-Nutrition in emergencies programmes
-HIV specific programmes
A lot of data is generated from the various programmes which include TSFP,BSFP,IFP,FSNMS,MCHN
We want to review the evidence from programme data and small-scale surveys conducted for the last 10 or more years to provide a summary estimate of the magnitude and prevalence from emergency and non-emergency pockets and to examine reasons for variation in prevalence estimates in addition to providing trend maps and hazard analysis.
We will develop datasets by combining data from programmes, Complex Emergency Database, Country Nutrition clusters, MICS and DHS surveys etc. We will conduct a meta-analysis of small-scale surveys using a random effects model with known within-study heterogeneity for mapping.
The influence of survey covariates on estimated prevalence will not be investigated. However, we expect the aggregated analysis of project data and small-scale surveys to provide insights into the prevalence of undernutrition and factors explaining its variation over years and areas. It will also guide in survey planning towards areas with limited data availability.
To achieve these, an intern is required to support the current DMO .
Responsibilities
Under the overall supervision of the head of nutrition unit and the direct supervision of the Nutrition DMO, the intern will:
·         Learn and support in Improving the consistency of the very provisional database already developed, collecting information from national institutions.
·         Support ongoing literature reviews on acute malnutrition treatments
·         Support in the Collection of nutritional statistical data available at lower administrative level and all accessible data from survey activities carried out in the recent past (last ten years or more);
·         Conduct Standardization and data Entry (harmonization); Data quality control (Quality assessment of data); Data description (metadata).
·         Investigate the availability of additional sources including identification of geographic aggregation (administrative units or sites) and using it in compiling a separate database in xls format.
·         Update the existing 2006 South Sudan paper on malnutrition and mortality with new data.
·         Assist in collection and archiving of data, including maintenance and updating of databases.
·         Learn and Assist in programming and utilization of digital data collection tools and open sources such as Personal Device Assistants (PDAs) and Open Data Kit (ODK) together with the VAM and M.E units.
·         Perform any other duties when required.
Training Components & Learning Elements
·         Opportunity to learn and improve academically by gaining a regional review and profile of the nutrition environment.
·         Providing exceptional opportunities to gain real-world experiences and learn more about nutrition.
·         Valuable mentorship and on-the-job skills development and opportunities for excellent networking
·         Professional development and training including workshops, conference opportunities.
·         Gaining an insider’s view of how UN-WFP works in Nutrition and the challenges it faces.
·         Networking and opportunities to contact staff in the nutrition sector.
·         A lively and rewarding work with opportunities to travel across the country and meet local stakeholders.
·         A congenial and welcoming work environment with a small team of individuals.
Desired Experiences For Entry Into The Role
·         Knowledge collecting, compiling and disseminating Nutrition statistics.
·         Motivation in conducting quantitative analyses, analytical studies and methodological research in nutrition.
·         Experience in designing tools and strategies for data collection, analysis and production of reports.
·         Experience in developing flowcharts and informatics.
·         Prior experience with monitoring systems and emergency needs assessments
·         Knowledge of database development
·         Eceptional attention to detail
·         Solid time management and multi-tasking skills
·         High level of creativity, perseverance and openness to change
Terms And Conditions
·         Interns receive a monthly stipend from WFP up to the maximum amount of US$1000 per month depending on the duty station of assignment.
·         WFP is not responsible for living expenses, arrangements for accommodation, necessary visas and related costs.
·         Depending on the duty station of assignment, WFP will reimburse travel ticket for candidates who are nationals of developing countries and are pursuing their studies in their home country.
·         WFP will recognize candidates’ educational credentials from recognised institutions that have been certified by competent international or national authorities such as the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) or Ministries of Education;
The internship has a maximum duration of 8 (eight) months and offers college students and graduates the opportunity to combine work experience and professional development with formal education.  The WFP Internship Programme is designed to prepare highly talented and motivated individuals for future careers with WFP.
Deadline:  10th March 2019

Partnerships Internship

Qualifications
·         Currently enrolled in the University and have completed at least two years of undergraduate studies or have recently graduated from an undergraduate or graduate programme within the last 6 months from a university preferably in Business Administration, Marketing, Communications, Political Science, International Development or other related field;
·         Currently enrolled in a graduate programme (Masters degree) from a recognized university and have attended classes in the past 12 months;
·         Proficiency in MS Office (Word, Excel, Power Point);
·         Fluent in English (both oral and written) is a must; knowledge of a second UN language, preferably French would be an asset.
Responsibilities
·         Carry out background research & analysis of donor priorities and private sector prospects in the region i.e. companies, foundations and high net worth individuals as assigned
·         Provide inputs and prepare briefing materials for senior management and meetings with donors, private sector and other partners i.e. bios, posters, presentations, one-pagers
·         Research and update upcoming private sectors event calendar and flag relevant events to the Regional Bureau staff
·         Monitor, register and track funding opportunities as well as donor intelligence in the system Salesforce
Training Components & Learning Elements
·         Overview of WFP
·         Overview of IRM process
·         Overview of government donors and private sector engagement process
·         Partnership skills
·         Salesforce training
Desired Experiences For Entry Into The Role
·         Experience or interest in humanitarian and development fields specifically in relation to partnerships.
Terms And Conditions
·         Interns receive a monthly stipend from WFP up to the maximum amount of US$1000 per month depending on the duty station of assignment.
·         WFP is not responsible for living expenses, arrangements for accommodation, necessary visas and related costs.
·         Depending on the duty station of assignment, WFP will reimburse travel ticket for candidates who are nationals of developing countries and are pursuing their studies in their home country.
·         WFP will recognize candidates’ educational credentials from recognised institutions that have been certified by competent international or national authorities such as the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) or Ministries of Education;
Deadline: 10th MARCH 2019

Procurement Internship

Qualifications
·         Currently enrolled in the University and have completed at least two years of undergraduate studies or have recently graduated from an undergraduate or graduate programme within the last 6 months from a university preferably in Procurement related qualifications, Food Commodity Markets, CIPS or any related field;
·         Currently enrolled in a graduate programme (Masters degree) from a recognized university and have attended classes in the past 12 months,
·         Proficiency in MS Office (Word, Excel, Power Point);
·         Fluent in English (both oral and written) is a must; knowledge of a second UN language, preferably French would be an asset.
Responsibilities
·         Gather information to support the drafting of procurement documents and preparing reports by procurement staff
·         Respond to procurement queries and escalate where appropriate, in order to provide a timely and accurate service to clients
·         Assist in drafting of procurement documents, analysis of offers and making recommendations for award of contracts
·         Assist in contract expediting with suppliers to ensure timely delivery of procured goods and services
·         Provide revision and proof-reading services for standard documents, to contribute to the development of accurate documentation
·         Take responsibility for the maintenance of set standard systems and files, to ensure information is accurate and readily available for the function
·         Identify simple discrepancies in statistics and data, such as missing information, and report to senior staff, with a view to support client units effectively
·         Take responsibility for data integrity to facilitate availability of accurate information in corporate systems
·         Work with client units, taking on feedback where appropriate, to assist in effective business support from procurement unit
Functional Capabilities
·         Procurement processes and procedures
·         Food Procurement
·         Market Research and analysis
·         Online tendering procedures
·         Food Quality & Safety awareness training
·         Contracting of Construction services
·         Goods & Services procurement
·         Supplier Relationship management
Training Components & Learning Elements
·         On the job coaching & training
·         Field trips
Other Specific Job Requirements
·         Quick learner, good listener, team player, hardowrker
·         Good level of understanding of the procurement process and procedures
·         Accuracy with documents and figures
Terms And Conditions
·         Interns receive a monthly stipend from WFP up to the maximum amount of US$1000 per month depending on the duty station of assignment.
·         WFP is not responsible for living expenses, arrangements for accommodation, necessary visas and related costs.
·         Depending on the duty station of assignment, WFP will reimburse travel ticket for candidates who are nationals of developing countries and are pursuing their studies in their home country.
·         WFP will recognize candidates’ educational credentials from recognised institutions that have been certified by competent international or national authorities such as the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) or Ministries of Education;
Deadline: 10th MARCH 2019

Vulnerability Assessment & Mapping Internship

Qualifications
·         Currently enrolled in the University and have completed at least two years of undergraduate studies or have recently graduated from an undergraduate or graduate programme within the last 6 months from a university preferably in Agriculture, Economics, Statistics, Nutrition, Geography, Social Sciences or related fields;
·         Currently enrolled in a graduate programme (Masters degree) from a recognized university and have attended classes in the past 12 months;
·         Proficiency in MS Office (Word, Excel, Power Point);
·         Fluent in English (both oral and written) is a must; knowledge of a second UN language, preferably French would be an asset.
Responsibilities
The intern is expected to support in the following areas:
·         Making use of in-house learning opportunity from the VAM/M&E team, and developing the regional food security dashboard using Tableau;
·         Learning from WFP online courses (We-learn) on the basics of food security, and updating the food security and nutrition database including populations in need of assistance, also in collaboration with the Nutrition unit;
·         Learning mVAM basics and assist in developing of systems and tools for mVAM monitoring and support country offices in roll-out and conducting mVAM;
·         Update the data for the regional Atlas and prepare data for the web-based application;
·         Learning integrated food security phase classification (IPC) and compile IPC dataset to determine populations in need;
·         Document lessons learnt in food security monitoring and success stories.
Training Components & Learning Elements
·         Learn the basics of food security and  food security analysis using various methodologies (on-the-job training)
·         Integrated Food Security Phase Classification (IPC)- level 1 (on-line and participation in an IPC analysis workshop)
·         Database management (on-the-job training)
·         Food Security dashboard development using Tableau (on-the-job and 1 training on the use of Tableau)
Functional Capabilities
·         Up-to-date database – IPC and markets
·         Production of food security dashboards using Tableau (Quarterly)
·         Regional VAM update (one time)
Desired Experiences For Entry Into The Role
·         Proficiency in Microsoft packages (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Outlook)
·         Knowledge of statistical packages (i.e. EPI INFO, SPSS, R, STATA etc.)
·         Basic knowledge on GIS
·         Knowledge in survey methodologies/basic tenets in survey processes (design, development of questionnaires, conducting data collection)
·         Skills in literature search/secondary data review
·         Basic data analysis skills
Terms And Conditions
·         Interns receive a monthly stipend from WFP up to the maximum amount of US$1000 per month depending on the duty station of assignment.
·         WFP is not responsible for living expenses, arrangements for accommodation, necessary visas and related costs.
·         Depending on the duty station of assignment, WFP will reimburse travel ticket for candidates who are nationals of developing countries and are pursuing their studies in their home country.
·         WFP will recognize candidates’ educational credentials from recognised institutions that have been certified by competent international or national authorities such as the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) or Ministries of Education;
Deadline:  10th MARCH 2019

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