Monday, August 16, 2010

UN Vacancy - FAO : National Programme Officer

United Nations World Food Programme
Vacancy Announcement

World Food Programme, Indonesia invites applications from the eligible
candidates for the following position:

Position: National Programme Officer (Food and Nutrition Security
Field Analyst)
Contract Type: Special Service Agreement
Duration: 3 months with possibility for extension
Duty Station: Jakarta, Indonesia

Accountabilities: Within assigned Country-Office and under direct
supervision of a lead international consultant and supported by the UNICEF
and WFP team, the NPO will be responsible for the following duties:

1. Conduct interviews with WFP, UNICEF and key partners.
2. Review the existing WFP and UNICEF conceptual frameworks and
analytical approaches underpinning the analysis of household vulnerability
to, impact of, and recovery from shocks.
3. Examine and analize existing systems (joint and individual), joint
studies, assessments, a sample of reports and any other relevant method of
collaboration related to the monitoring and reporting on food and
nutrition security.
4. Create a list of all data sources used by the GoI, WFP and UNICEF.
Conduct an analysis of their accuracy and validity and, in particular, of
food security indicators.
5. Complete an inventory of indicators.
6. Using the existing data, design methods and draft a Food and
Nutrition Security Profile.
7. Identify gaps and make recommendations on data collection,
processing, analysis and reporting.
8. Identify ways and means to strengthen and expand collaboration in
monitoring the impacts of crises on vulnerable households to inform policy
and programs.
9. Perform other duties as required.

Qualifications and Experiences:
University degree in nutrition or related discipline, Masters
degree preferred.
At least 5 years of professional experience in the field of food
security, nutrition, vulnerability analysis and in depth knowledge of
these topics within the country context.
Strong analytical and statistical skills to assess and analyze the
data and information available in the country. This includes ability to
use standard statistical packages such as SPSS and STATA, etc.
Ability to work independently and on deadline.
Excellent written and oral communication skills in English.
Excellent record of sharing information and knowledge within
colleagues, managers and clients.
Fluency in both oral and written English and Bahasa Indonesia.

Only candidates meeting the above requirements are requested to apply.
Female candidates are especially encouraged. Interested applications
should send a letter of introduction and interest, detailing how you are
qualified for this position and a copy of an updated CV in English should
be sent by e-mail to:

Applications should be received no later than 22 August 2010. Please state
the title of the post in the email subject.

“Only short-listed candidates will be contacted”

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