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Intern – Analysis, Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (AMEL), SSA3, MOROTO

World Food Programme

This is a Full-time position in Moroto posted December 19, 2021.

Intern – Analysis, Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (AMEL), SSA3, MOROTO Jobs in World Food Programme Moroto vacancies in Moroto at World Food Programme

# Job Description

WFP is looking for talented people who are committed to joining our efforts to
eradicate hunger. It offers unlimited opportunities to grow your
professionalism, talent and expertise. Start your journey to be a member of
the world-wide effort to eradicate hunger. WFP has a policy of affirmative
action for women.

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 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.

Brief Description Of WFP In Uganda

WFP delivers food assistance in emergencies and work with communities
to improve nutrition and build resilience. WFP provides life-saving food
assistance and livelihood opportunities to refugees in Uganda. In addition,
WFP assists the most vulnerable people in Karamoja with food and nutrition
assistance. Finally, WFP works with smallholder farmers and links them to
markets.

As Uganda strives to achieve Zero Hunger by 2030 and become a middle-income
country by 2040, WFP is also assessing its relevance and repositioning its
role in Uganda.

ORGANIZATIONAL CONTEXT

The UN World Food Programme WFP, 2020 Noble Peace Prize winner, is the
United Nations frontline agency in the fight against hunger. It is the largest
and longest serving humanitarian agency in Uganda.

Karamoja sub-region where WFP has presence since 1964 is the poorest region in
Uganda with over 80% population living under the poverty line. The region is
prone to frequent and severe natural disasters, especially droughts, pests and
diseases humans, crops, and livestock in part because of climate change.

WFP interventions in Karamoja involve working closely with the nine District
Local Governments DLGs in joint design and programming, evidence gathering,
knowledge sharing, strengthening sub-national capacities as well as well
establishing partnerships with other development partners to achieve food and
nutrition security in the sub-region.

WFP programmes in Karamoja apply a food systems lens and focus on the
following areas: Nutrition activities to treat and prevent malnutrition and
reduce stunting through nutrition specific and nutrition-sensitive programmes.
Building resilience to shocks and climate change in anticipation of increased
food insecurity and limited livelihood opportunities. Ensuring school children
receive nutritious meals to meet their basic food and nutrition needs and
including increasing enrolment, attendance, retention and completion. Working
with the DLGs and other development partners to reduce crop losses, improve
household food security and increase a marketable surplus. Deploying targeted
relief assistance to crises-affected populations or households as informed by
food security and nutrition assessments. Strengthening government’s shock-
responsive systems to improve food security and nutrition in Karamoja

WFP programmes in Karamoja use food to build assets, spread knowledge and
nurture stronger, more dynamic communities that are food secure.

On average, WFP brings food assistance to more than 1 million people in
Karamoja sub region.

JOB PURPOSE

To support research, monitoring, evalution, documentation and learning
components of the WFP Karamoja programme activities. The Analysis, Monitoring,
Evaluation and Learning AMEL Intern will support capacity strengthening of
WFP, cooperating and District Local Government DLG staff in documenting
replicable models that enhance learning. The Intern will support the
development of AMEL tools and checklists, produce quality reports, document
progress in programme performance and change realised by participating in
routine monitoring, collection of most significant change stories in programme
delivery or implementation as well as ensuring quality assurance of programme
data.

The Intern will ensure that effective AMEL plans are in place, implemented as
intended and that reporting is done in a comprehensive and timely manner.

The AMEL Intern will contribute to ongoing organisational culture change
towards increased data use in WFP in Karamoja by ensuring that data from
monitoring, evaluation, feedback, context analysis, gender analysis etc is
consistently used to drive improvements in programming and to support the
change towards continuous learning.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES not All-inclusive

Programme Monitoring and Evaluation M &E, Documentation and
Learning

–>Conduct routine monitoring field visits of programme activities, produce and share monitoring reports to inform adjustments and improvement action plans.
–>Support the design, update or review and implementation of programme monitoring tools as per AMEL plan and ensure availability of appropriate tools in collection, compilation, analysis and utilisation across the WFP Karamoja programme portfolio to ensure consistency.
–>Support development and rollout of programme targets and standards to ensure delivery of quality outputs and outcomes.
–>Contribute inputs or ideas to guide development and maintainance of programme M&E data including supporting the continuous update of milestones in the programme performance tracking database.
–>Support the consolidation, tracking and sharing of action points agreed upon in the monthly programme review or reflection meetings.
–>Regularly track programme progress and update the indicator performance trackers to support reporting obligations to different stakeholders.
–>Support documentation of best practices, case studies, lessons learnt, most significant change stories and reflection of the WFP Karamoja programme portfolio to provide evidence of impact.

Key Accountabilities 1

–>Support the review of all programme activity implementation plans including the monthly cooperating partner progress reports to ensure compliance with the WFP corporate results framework.
–>Support the monitoring and consolidation of programme implementation findings against approved work plans and budgets to ensure timely and quality implementation.
–>Support programme research, evaluations, organisational learning and documentation initiatives within the WFP Karamoja programme portfolio including reviewing and validating reports, and supporting reflectio and dissemination processes within and outside of WFP.
–>Contribute to the monthly programme performance reporting requirements by providing timely and quality data.
–>Provide the support required to ensure that WFP programming in Karamoja intentionally mainstreams food systems, gender, disaster risk reduction and climate adaptation, accountability to people that WFP serves, protection etc.
–>Collaborate with the programme teams to ensure that the risks are regularly tracked, updated and mitigated as required.

Key Accountabilities 2

Learning and Organisational Culture Change

–>Support WFP Karamoja organizational culture shift from a focus on data being primarily for donor reporting or indicator calculation purposes, to a focus on data use for programmatic course correction and other strategic and operational decision making.
–>Champion respect for and use of complaints & feedback data, contextual analysis and gender analysis to improve programme design and delivery.
–>Support greater sharing and use of gender-sensitive monitoring data, feedback and lessons learned across the WFP Karamoja programme portfolio and ensure that interventions are responsive to the needs of the people that we serve and are informed by sound understanding of Karamoja context.
–>Ensure consistency of indicators across programme activities with the goal of supporting improvements of AMEL systems and procedures that measure performance and achievements towards outcomes and impact.

Key Accountabilities 3

Innovation, Knowledge Management and Capacity Strengthening

–>Implement innovative practices, approaches and latest technologies in AMEL that are appropriate for Karamoja sub-region context.
–>Engage in evidence generation and research iniatives that may contribute to improved evidence in WFP programme interventions in Karamoja.
–>Provide support to institutionalize and share best practices and knowledge learned for AMEL products and services with internal and external stakeholders to strengthen capacity of WFP and cooperating partner staff, communities, DLGs etc. in evidence-based programming.
–>Support planning and facilitation of M&E capacity strengthening activities for programme teams and partners to enhance quality data management and reporting.

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.

Functional Capabilities

Strategic Management: Display basic understanding of WFP’s
policies and strategies to perform monitoring and/or evaluation activities and
their inter-relationship.

Performance Management: Apply knowledge of WFP’s performance management
system to manage resources and relationships to undertake monitoring actions
or deliver straightforward evaluations of operations, programmes, or processes
to WFP monitoring and/or evaluation quality standards.

Qualitative/Quantitative Methodology: Understand and apply an appropriate
mix of established methods and data collection tools to monitoring, reviews or
straightforward evaluations, in line with WFP’s strategic and operational
results frameworks metrics, WFP guidance and technical standards.

Data Analytics and Visualization: Collect and summarise programme data,
including information on shipments, distribution site logistics, the status of
personas in need, and beneficiaries planned and reached for all programme
assistance modalities and activities.

Programme Monitoring and Review: Gather, organise, and provide data on
programme outputs, processes, and outcomes, including distribution plans and
the status, quantity, and quality of food and cash distributed and technical
assistance provided.

Education

STANDARD MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Recent graduate with second-class honours bachelors degree qualification
from a recognised university certified by the United Nations Educational,
Scientific and Cultural Organization – UNESCO in Uganda in one of the
following fields: statistics, quantitative economics, social sciences, social
work, development studies or another relevant technical field. Post graduate
level training or certficiation in monitoring and evaluation, project planning
and management will be an added advantage. Graduation must be within the last
3 years i.e. 2019 to 2021 at the time of applying for the internship.

Experience

Demonstrated minimum experience in the following areas will be an
added advantage: monitoring of development or humanitarian programmes or in a
research related field, prior experience carrying out surveys or conducting
qualitative and quantitative data collection, data analysis using SPSS and
Excel, data visualisatio Tableau and/or Microsoft Power BI software, s ocial
development, programme planning or other related areas. Excellent oral and
written communication skills in English and Karimojong languages and inter-
cultural communication. High ethical standards and understanding of
sensitivities pertaining to food assistance issues. Ability to work c
ollaboratively with others, build and maintain partnerships, innovate and
embraces change, think and act strategically, drive to achieve impactful
results, manages ambiguity and complexity.

LANGUAGE

Fluency in written and oral English language. Ability to communicate in
basic Ngakarimojong, Lebthur and/or Swahili languages is a requirement.

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