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UN Programme Assistant (Data Entry – M&E) Job in Nairobi Kenya

UN World Food Programme – Somalia

Vacancy Announcement No.
017/2014 (Position No.14-0017307)
Post Title: Programme Assistant (Data Entry – M&E)
Contract type: Service Contract
Post Grade: SC4

Duty Station: Nairobi
Duration: 1 year (initial)
Date of issue: 19th November 2014
Closing Date: 2nd December 2014
Organizational Background: The World Food Programme Somalia activities include food assistance for relief, emergency school feeding, humanitarian air and logistics services, food coordination and emergency rehabilitation projects. 
This position is open to qualified Kenyan nationals only. 

Female candidates in particular, are encouraged to apply.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Under the direct supervision of the National Programme Officer (M&E)  and the overall supervision of the Head of Programme Support and Processing, the incumbent will be responsible for the following duties:
  • Collect and archive all checklists/data entered by Area Offices including narrative field mission reports;
  • Analyze data for the WFP Corporate annual project report;
  • Update indicator information in the Country Office Monitoring and Evaluation Tool (COMET) platform;
  • Set up a tracking system to ensure asset completion in all Area Offices;
  • Provide information and logistical support to external evaluators;
  • Update and maintain monitoring activities databases;
  • Track monitoring coverage by activity, Area Office, Food Distribution Points, Cooperating Partner, and geographical location and monitoring staff utilization;
  • Follow up on over or under achievement of monitoring coverage and provide recommendations for improving coverage;
  • Analyse and prepare reports on coverage and staff utilization in the monthly M&E report and other reports as requested;
  • Develop questionnaires, enter data and generate reports in the Geo-referenced Real-time Acquisition of Statistics (GRASP) platform;
  • Maintain and update accurate records and files within the field of work;
  • Liaise with other units to resolve issues and clarify or obtain additional information;
  • Draft correspondence related to the field of work;
  • Perform other related duties as required.
Minimum Qualifications:

Education: Secondary school education, preferably supplemented by courses in a field related to WFP programmatic activities.
Experience: At least three years of progressively responsible support experience including at least one year in the field of accounting, transport, insurance, statistics, operations or another related field. At least one year at G3 level or equivalent. Proven database management experience would be an added advantage.

Language: Fluency in both oral and written communication in English is a requirement.

Knowledge:  Experience utilising computers including word processing, spreadsheet and other software packages. Knowledge of WFP regulations and rules, and WFP policies and procedures in the area of work.

Interested and qualified candidates are requested to submit online applications only according to the following procedures:
Step 1: Create your online CV.
Step 2: Click on “Description” to read the position requirements and “Apply” to submit your application.
Note: You must complete Step 2 in order for your application to be considered for this vacancy.
Applications that do not meet the above requirements will be disregarded.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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