Syrian Arab Republic: Monitoring Assistant SC4 Aleppo VA053-2016

Organization: World Food Programme
Country: Syrian Arab Republic
Closing date: 14 Nov 2016

The World Food Programme (WFP) is the world’s largest humanitarian agency fighting hunger worldwide. WFP pursues a vision of the world in which every man, woman and child has access at all times to the food needed for an active and healthy life.

The Office of the United Nations World Food Programme in Syria is currently seeking a qualified candidate for Monitoring Assistant SC4 in Aleppo

These jobs are found primarily in WFP Field based Offices, and job holders typically report to Programme Policy Officer or Programme Associate. The reporting lines may change depending on the size of the office.

At this level work is carried out under minimum supervision. Job holders are expected to produce organized and accurate technical work and reports. They may provide guidance on standard practices to other staff and counterparts in their area of work.

To perform monitoring activities within a specific coverage area and provide reports to support the effective delivery of assistance packages.


  • Coordinate and monitor the implementation of the assistance programme at the local level, in close collaboration with the implementing partners;

  • Monitor and review the overall commodity movements such as food deliveries, storage, transport and distribution at the site and verify if the amounts received have been properly recorded, damaged or suspected to be damaged;

  • Supervise the efficient distribution of food items at the site and ensure proper distribution of entitlements and verify appropriate entitlements are distributed and provide feedback to Field Officers and others on the distribution.

  • Assist in the conduct of regular meetings of beneficiaries leaders and implementing partners on the commodity pipeline, distribution arrangements, food entitlements and other relevant issues;

  • Assist in the implementation of the plan of action, review achievement and constraints and provide feedback accordingly;

  • Assist the WFP Officer and implementing partners in encouraging women’s access to economic skills development and sensitizing public opinion on gender issues and gender focused activities;

  • Report periodically to the WFP Officer on relevant events regarding food management, distribution and other related issues;

  • Identify any apparent issues in the programme and report them to the appropriate personnel;

  • Conduct case studies to complement M&E/VAM data;

  • Actively participate in Food Security Assessments if and when needed;

  • Supervise and train other personnel as appropriate.

Education: Completion of secondary school education.
Language: Fluency in both oral and written communication in the UN language in use at the duty station and in the duty station’s language, if different.
Experience: At least three years of progressively responsible support experience including at least one year in the field of statistics, refugee operations, or another related field.

• Has experience analysing programme output and outcome data.
• General knowledge of WFP monitoring and evaluation systems and standards.
Only short-listed candidates shall be contacted.
Candidates must get an auto confirmation email once applying
Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

How to apply:

WFP Staff:

External candidates:

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