Jordan: Programme Associate (Geographic information system & vulnerability analysis and mapping) G6

Organization: World Food Programme
Country: Jordan
Closing date: 23 Oct 2017

Job Purpose: Programme Associate (GIS&VAM) will provide effective specialized support and technical analyses to policy and programme activities that effectively meet food assistance needs

Accountabilities: Within the assigned unit and delegated authority, the incumbent will be responsible for the following duties:

  • Assist in cleaning and reviewing data from quarterly food security outcome monitoring, annual food security and vulnerability assessments and other data as needed.

  • Assist in testing all electronic data collection tools.

  • Strengthen the visualization of M&E and VAM data.

  • Produce maps (static maps and web map) based on monitoring and assessment data.

  • Liaise with Programme Activitiy Managers to ensure that their data visualization needs are addressed, i.e. maps covering their programmes, interests are produced.

  • Produce on monthly dashboards based on market price data. Support the narrative analysis of the market price bulletins.

  • Review price data received from the Department of Statistics (DoS) and liaise with the DoS market price focal point when needed to address inquiries, etc.

  • Work with the VAM market price focal points in the Regional Bureau to support the country office’s participation in the Safety Nets Alert Platform (SNAP)/Alert for Price Spikes (ALPS) system.

  • Ensure timely market price data is uploaded to the Head Quarters VAM portal on a monthly basis.

  • Work with the Business Analysis Unit (BAU) to strengthen the integration of VAM and M&E data in the triangulation database.

  • Maintain a working library of spatial data, print and plot maps, as requested.

  • Perform any other duties within his/her professional competence as required to support unit programme objectives.

How to apply:

Applications must be submitted online through WFP e-Recruitment System

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