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Are you looking for Agriculture jobs in Uganda 2024? If yes, then you might be interested in VAM Officer job at United Nations World Food Programme (WFP)

Kampala, Uganda

Full-time

Deadline: 

April 30, 2024 at 2:00:00 PM

About the Organisation

The World Food Programme is an international organization within the United Nations that provides food assistance worldwide. It is the world's largest humanitarian organization and the leading provider of school meals. Founded in 1961, WFP is headquartered in Rome and has offices in 80 countries.

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Job Title

VAM Officer job at United Nations World Food Programme (WFP)

Job Description

To support this work, WFP Uganda is recruiting for a climate analyst. The analyst is a cornerstone in the cross-functional nature of climate change, anticipatory action, resilience, early warning, and Geospatial, enhancing RAM analytics and systems capacities while driving the development and deployment of innovative tools and approaches to needs assessments, targeting, programming, and monitoring, including the urban space.

Duties and Responsibilities

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES 1/1

  • Ensure that the high standards of quality, reliability, and validity of the data and analysis align with WFP's privacy and protection guidelines.

  • Contribute to designing and implementing systems, tools, protocols, and data visualisation products (static and dynamic) for assessments and monitoring strategies, including solutions to better align with national plans, strategies and investments.

  • Support the daily data management activities to facilitate the creation of GIS products, including a working library of spatial data and metadata in the WFP Spatial Data Library.

  • In coordination with the Area, Field, and Country Offices, identify, develop, and nurture operational partnerships to identify opportunities for collaborative approaches/initiatives that improve assessment, monitoring, and reporting.

  • Contribute to products, including forecast-based Financing, Disaster Risk Financing, Anticipatory Action, Humanitarian Assistance, Cash as an Early Action, Early Actions and Funding mechanisms, Disaster Risk Reduction, and resilience-related analysis.

  • Incorporate accountability to the affected population, protection, disabilities, and a gender perspective in areas of work to ensure equal participation of women and men.


KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES 2/2

  • Support Data-driven evidence-based decision-making process on time according to programmatic and strategic needs. (data preparedness)

  • Contribute to developing and implementing national government and Inter-Agency climate and resilience frameworks, mainly focused on geospatial analysis.

  • Facilitate the timely and productive use of information in accordance with WFP processes and standards and prepare updates on risks, assumptions, and any factors that can influence the implementation of climate, anticipatory actions, resilience, early warning, and geo-spatial analysis.

  • Produce regular assessment and monitoring reports, including running data analysis, with the status of results and implementation progress.

  • Support the development of training and seminars to enhance the capacity of WFP staff in Climate change, resilience, early warning, anticipatory action, and geospatial analysis.

  • Contribute and support evidence-based decision-making on programme design and implementation, notably through making assessments and monitoring findings accessible and developing innovative, user-friendly and informative products.


4Ps CORE ORGANISATIONAL CAPABILITIES


Purpose

  • Understand and communicate the Strategic Objectives: Understands WFP’s Strategic Objectives and the link to own work objectives.

  • Be a force for positive change: Flexibly adapts individual contributions to accommodate changes in direction from supervisors and internal/external changes (such as evolving needs of beneficiaries, new requirements of partners).

  • Make the mission inspiring to our team: Recognizes and shares with team members the ways in which individual contributions relate to WFP’s mission.

  • Make our mission visible in everyday actions: Sets own goals in alignment with WFP’s overall operations, and is able to communicate this link to others.


People

  • Look for ways to strengthen people's skills: Assesses own strengths and weaknesses to increase self-awareness, and includes these in conversations on own developmental needs.

  • Create an inclusive culture: Participates in open dialogue, and values the diverse opinion of others, regardless of background, culture, experience, or country assignment.

  • Be a coach & provide constructive feedback: Proactively seeks feedback and coaching to build confidence, and develop and improve individual skills.

  • Create an “I will”/”We will” spirit: Participates in accomplishing team activities and goals in the face of challenging circumstances.


Performance

  • Encourage innovation & creative solutions: Shows willingness to explore and experiment with new ideas and approaches in own work.

  • Focus on getting results: Consistently delivers results within individual scope of work on time, on budget and without errors.

  • Make commitments and make good on commitments: Commits to upholding individual accountabilities and responsibilities in the face of ever-changing country or functional priorities.

  • Be Decisive: Makes rational decisions about individual activities when faced with uncertain circumstances, including in times of ambiguity regarding information or manager direction.


Partnership

  • Connect and share across WFP units: Seeks to understand and adapt to internal or cross-unit teams’ priorities and preferred working styles.

  • Build strong external partnerships: Demonstrates ability to understand and appropriately respond to and/or escalate needs of external partners.

  • Be politically agile & adaptable: Portrays an informed and professional demeanor toward internal and external partners and stakeholders.

  • Be clear about the value WFP brings to partnerships: Provides operational support on analyses and assessments that quantifies and demonstrates WFP’s unique value as a partner

  • Look for ways to strengthen people's skills: Assesses own strengths and weaknesses to increase self-awareness, and includes these in conversations on own developmental needs.

  • Create an inclusive culture: Participates in open dialogue, and values the diverse opinion of others, regardless of background, culture, experience, or country assignment.

  • Be a coach & provide constructive feedback: Proactively seeks feedback and coaching to build confidence, and develop and improve individual skills.

  • Create an “I will”/”We will” spirit: Participates in accomplishing team activities and goals in the face of challenging circumstances.


Performance

  • Encourage innovation & creative solutions: Shows willingness to explore and experiment with new ideas and approaches in own work.

  • Focus on getting results: Consistently delivers results within individual scope of work on time, on budget and without errors.

  • Make commitments and make good on commitments: Commits to upholding individual accountabilities and responsibilities in the face of ever-changing country or functional priorities.

  • Be Decisive: Makes rational decisions about individual activities when faced with uncertain circumstances, including in times of ambiguity regarding information or manager direction.


Partnership

  • Connect and share across WFP units: Seeks to understand and adapt to internal or cross-unit teams’ priorities and preferred working styles.

  • Build strong external partnerships: Demonstrates ability to understand and appropriately respond to and/or escalate needs of external partners.

  • Be politically agile & adaptable: Portrays an informed and professional demeanor toward internal and external partners and stakeholders.

  • Be clear about the value WFP brings to partnerships: Provides operational support on analyses and assessments that quantifies and demonstrates WFP’s unique value as a partner

Qualifications and Competencies

  • Advanced University degree in one of the following fields: agriculture, geo-spatial analysis, social sciences, statistics, development economics, performance management, monitoring and evaluation or other related fields, or First University degree with additional years of relevant work experience and/or training/courses.


Experience:

  • Minimum of five years of relevant professional work experience including in international development or humanitarian work.

  • Minimum of three years of experience in assessment and monitoring of climate change, anticipatory action, resilience, early warning, including strong experience using a variety of quantitative and qualitative analytical tools and methods

  • Minimum Three years of experience with ESRI platform or products, or any tool to develop geo-spatial analysis.


DESIRED EXPERIENCES FOR ENTRY INTO THE ROLE

Knowledge & Skills:

  • Demonstrated proficiency in the use of geo-spatial analysis, statistical tools and methods for quantitative and/or qualitative food security analysis, and the use of data management software, and information management tools.

  • Experience on forecasts, climate financing and early warning systems

  • Experience in Government systems strengthening.

  • Coordination and implementation of assessments (climate and resilience)

  • Proficient reporting writing skills.

  • Advanced working knowledge and experience in ESRI (GIS), MS Office, Stata, SPSS, phyton

  • knowledge of R and software for qualitative analysis is desirable.


Languages:

  • Fluency in oral and written English, including strong writing skills

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