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Learning Knowledge Management and Documentation Consultant (150962)

World Food Programme

This is a Full-time position in Isingiro posted October 24, 2021.

Learning Knowledge Management and Documentation Consultant (150962) Jobs in World Food Programme Isingiro vacancies in Isingiro at World Food Programme

# Job Description

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

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
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.

We are seeking a qualified individual for the position of Learning Knowledge
Management and Documentation Consultant to be based in Isingiro Field Office.
Selected candidates will be employed on Special Service Agreement.

Uganda is one of the seven countries selected by the global BMGF initiative on
Digital Financial Inclusion DFI and Women Economic Empowerment WEE and has
been allocated USD 500,000 for a period over two years 2021/22. UGCO will be
applying the D3 Design, Digitize, Direct framework on WFP cash programmes to
come up with financial inclusion approaches that can be sources of learning
for improved self-reliance programming and for streamlining gender
transformative programming across the portfolio. Project-specific staff will
be required to support with unique expertise and/or additional manpower to
ensure efficient and effective grant implementation.
The initiative will target refugees receiving cash based GFA in Nakivale
settlement. The grant duration is from January 2021 to December 2022

The Learning, Knowledge Management and Documentation Consultant will in close
collaboration with the M&E Officer, collect and analyze multiple types of
project related data across a variety of formats and sources and present
research reports and knowledge products based on this information.

• Building on existing studies, continue to gather both qualitative and
quantitative data i.e. research on the barriers for digital financial
inclusion and women economic empowerment for refugees and host communities in
• Liaise with the selected external research partner to conduct women user
journey analysis to determine pain points, perceptions and possible challenges
facing women when using the various digital financial services available to
them to receive the cash transfer for Uganda general food assistance, and
submit a WFP UGCO tailored report on the same.

• Building on financial inclusion user diaries conducted within Nakivale and
other settlements, facilitate, carry out, and document focus group discussions
with women and adolescents from 16 to 18 along with locally active FSPs to
better understand women’s needs in terms of financial and digital financial
• Prepare a business case identifying core gaps and opportunities in the
private sector service offering for refugee women in Uganda based on collected
M&E data desk analyses, beneficiary interviews, and focus groups discussions.
• Draft an analysis report on the impact of group VSLA participation in
digital financial inclusion and women economic empowerment vis a vis
individual participation.
• In liaison with relevant stakeholders, assess mapped out livelihood
activities for women and young women in Nakivale that can be supported by
access to financial and digital financial services, including training, micro
credit, mentoring, skills development, technical support, and others per the
assessment results.
• Conduct a research on how WFP can accelerate the development of a relevant
digital economy in Nakivale.

• Document evidence-based findings to establish how women can be included into
the digitalization of WFP Cash assistance in Nakivale in male headed
households and how WFP can support the increase in women and men capabilities
to use digital financial services.
• In liaison with the M&E team and the project coordinator, draft and finalize
research reports and present findings to all levels of management including
internal and/or external cash working groups.
• With support from the project coordinator and close collaboration with the
M&E officer, ensure timely compilation and documentation of user-friendly
knowledge products as detailed in the project program description. Knowledge
products such as living repositories and tracking tools, documented evidence-
based models as learnt during implementation and from other stakeholders on
digital financing and inclusion, actionable tools, knowledge sharing strategy
and others as stipulated in the BMGF DFI technical approach.

• 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
• 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.

• 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.

• 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.

• 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.

A Masters or Post graduate degree in International Development, business
administration, Monitoring and Evaluation, Social Sciences or Related

• At least five years’ experience as a researcher, knowledge management to
include documentation and dissemination.
• Experience leading qualitative and quantitative research studies/data
collection focused on financial inclusion, women economic empowerment, digital
financial inclusions, or other related areas.
• Experience conducting key informant interviews with a wide variety of
• Experience conducting desk reviews and other types of secondary academic
• Demonstrable research skills such as data analytics, statistics, or survey
• Impeccable writing and organizational skills.
• Proficiency in research design, research report writing, and source
• A thorough knowledge of research procedures and best practices including
experience working with National council of Science and technology and other
research intuitional review boards.
• Able to tailor and synthesize evaluation evidence and engage diverse
internal and external stakeholders proactively in appropriate ways to maximize
learning and use of research concepts.

• Experience working in cross functional and cross organizational reporting
• Excellent team-working and communication skills.
• Ability to conduct research i.e. collect, analyze and document qualitative
and or quantitative reports independently.
• Knowledge of research and experimental techniques for gathering both
qualitative and quantitative data.
• A history of published articles, studies, or research work.
• Very strong writing and speaking skills in English.
• Previous preparation and writing of evaluative reports

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