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Un Programme Associate

United Nations World Food Programme (WFP)

This is a Full-time position in Kampala posted January 12, 2021.

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Job Title Programme Associate Donor Relations
Organization United Nations World Food Programme WFP
Duty Station : Kampala, Uganda
Grade NOA
About WFP
United Nations World Food Programme WFP is the world’s largest humanitarian
agency, fighting hunger worldwide. The mission of WFP is to help the world
achieve Zero Hunger in our lifetimes. Every day, WFP works worldwide to ensure
that no child goes to bed hungry and that the poorest and most vulnerable,
particularly women and children, can access the nutritious food they need. In
emergencies, WFP gets food to where it is needed, saving the lives of victims
of war, civil conflict and natural disasters. After an emergency, WFP uses
food to United help communities rebuild their lives. On average, WFP reaches
more than 80 million people with food assistance in 80 countries each year.
The organization has the global footprint, deep field presence and local
knowledge and relationships necessary to provide access to food and contribute
to lasting solutions, especially in many of the world’s most remote and
fragile areas.
Job Summary: The Programme Associate Donor Relations primarily carry
out day–to-day partnerships activities and research. They engage with internal
stakeholders and a host of public, private sector and external entities. These
can comprise governments, UN agencies, intergovernmental institutions and
their member states, international financial institutions, individuals,
corporations, foundations and NGOs. While at HQ level Partnerships Officers
are likely to focus on either public, private sector or external entities,
those at RB and CO level may cover a whole range of such partnerships
The role will support the Partnerships Officer and donor relations team to
collect, analyze and report on information that will develop new and existing
government and private sector partnerships for WFP Uganda CO programmes.
Key Duties and Responsibilities
Provide the donor relations team with a full range of complex support
services to enable WFP senior managers develop new strategies to maintain and
increase funding from new and traditional donors.
Support the donor relations team to prepare and/or consolidate
comprehensive reports, documentation, correspondences, briefing notes, etc.
and conduct research related to funding opportunities for the country office.
Support Partnerships Officer and donor relations team to collect data and
contribute to preparation of accurate and timely programme reports to enable
informed decision-making and action planning by stakeholders.
Contribute to the management of donor portfolios by revising and reviewing
correspondence and documentation, providing feedback and making amendments
where appropriate, to contribute to production of these materials to time and
quality standards.
Highlight fundraising opportunities and resourcing issues through
briefs/advice to Programme and BPU counterparts to ensure that donor resources
are used effectively. This will be inclusive of sharing forecasts and any
other relevant information.
ssess and recommend improvements to procedures and practices, to contribute
to the effective delivery of partnerships donor relations support services.
Coordinate tasks of junior colleagues to ensure support services are
delivered consistently and to the required standards.
Manage updates and further develop internal records and databases,
specifically, salesforce to ensure information is accurate, organized,
available for others to access and compliant with all relevant regulations and
Respond to specialized queries and requests for support regarding donor
compliance, using initiative and following standard processes, to ensure
timely and accurate resolution of all enquiries.
Maintain relationships with internal and external stakeholders, in order to
provide an aligned, coherent service, and to identify opportunities to
collaborate/integrate processes and activities.
Represent WFP at meetings at appropriate levels, sharing information to
raise awareness of the strategy and objectives of the Donor Partnerships Team,
to build support and advocate for WFP activities.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience
The ideal candidate for the United Nations World Food Programme WFP
Programme Associate Donor Relations vacancy must hold a bachelor’s degree
At least five years of professional work experience is required for this
role. Working knowledge of the UN system is desired but not mandatory.
Has a basic understanding of government strategies.
Has developed effective relationships with partners and explored new areas
to scale-up existing activities and researched new opportunities.
Has experience in collecting data, drafting resourcing analysis, and
preparing briefs for relevant teams.
Has supported programme and finance teams throughout the grant management
cycle, including the effective stewardship of arising queries and compliance
with donor requirements.
Has motivated team spirit and contributed to a gender-balanced, inclusive
and sound working environment
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
Programme Lifecycle & Food Assistance: Demonstrates ability to
identify key variables and contextual factors that affect food assistance
problems and programmes throughout the lifecycle to inform quality programme
design or re-design.
Transfer Modalities Food, Cash, Vouchers: Demonstrates
ability to implement, under guidance, food assistance programmes deploying the
full range of transfer modalities with an understanding of basic principles
guiding modality selection and implementation.
Broad Knowledge of Specialized Areas: Understands basic technical
concepts and data and their relevance to food assistance programmes.
Emergency Programming: Displays capacity to provide inputs
into the development, implementation and realignment of high quality emergency
Strategic Policy Engagement w/Government: Understands and applies
basic principles of engagement with government counterparts at the national or
local level.

How to Apply :
All suitably qualified candidates who wish to join the United Nations World
Food Programme WFP are encouraged to apply online at the link below
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Deadline: 24th January 2021

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