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Monitoring Assistant - WFP

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Monitoring Assistant - WFP


The United Nations World Food Programme 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.


These jobs are found primarily in WFP Field based Offices, and job holders typically report to Programme Policy Officer or Programme Associate.
To ensure proper monitoring of WFP’s Country Strategic Plan (CSP), the Country Office in Mozambique has invested in bolstering its monitoring & evaluation capacity. This has involved ensuring that WFP has monitoring personnel, called field monitors, on the ground in all districts where WFP programmes are being rolled out.


  • Perform Monitoring activities, as per the Mozambique Minimum Monitoring Requirements within a specific coverage area, and provide reports to support the effective delivery of assistance packages.
  • Job holder is expected to produce organised and accurate Technical work. May provide guidance on standard practices to other Staff and Counterparts in their area of work.


  • Education: Completion of Secondary school.
  • Completion of University Degree in Agriculture, Forestry, Rural Development, Nutrition, Economics, Performance Management or related field (Desireble).


  1. • Has performed Monitoring and assessments at different levels and field Locations in Mozambique.
  2. • Has previous Experience in Humanitarian or Development Operations in Mozambique.
  3. • Has general knowledge of WFP Monitoring Standards.
  4. • Has worked with local NGOs, Government authorities and/or other implementation Partners from WFP.

  • Language:Fluency in Portuguese and local languages.
  • Working knowledge of English is an advantage.

Knowledge & Skills:

  1. • Demonstrated integrity in accordance with UN standards values and ethics, to support the vision and mission of the United Nations and support the achievement of WFP’s strategic objectives.
  2. • Is able to work independently with minimal supervision to produce organised and accurate technical work and reports.
  3. • Planning and organizing - Ability to manage, organize, plan and execute tasks in setting priorities and work under pressure to meet frequent and tight deadlines.
  4. • Communication - Strong skills in oral and written communication.
  5. • Analysis - Demonstrates ability to analyse and consolidate quantitative and qualitative information from different sources to help inform WFP programmes.
  6. • WFP Programme knowledge - Displays basic understanding of WFP’s policies and strategies to perform monitoring activities for all programme assistance activities.
  7. • Being able to drive a motorbike is an advantage.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES (not all-inclusive)

  1. Monitor WFP Programme in the Districts, as per the Mozambique minimum Monitoring Requirements.
  2. Work as WFP Representative in meetings with local Authorities, Partners, and Communities.
  3. Verify the planned movements and distribution of food or non-food items, reporting issues or discrepancies to the Field Office for timely resolution of problems, and ensure that the quantity distributed, and the Operation quality is in line with WFP Standards and the relevant Field Level Agreement (FLA).
  4. Maintain information records and Monitoring plan documentation, such as records of Commodity movements and Programme checklist, in order to Assist in the effective delivery and food distribution or non-food items.
  5. Liaise with cooperating Partners and internal Counterparts to gather feedback and comments to support Programme reviews and improve Services.
  6. Receive, collate, and, if necessary, follow-up on comments and feedback from cooperating Partners, and Beneficiaries, to support identifying programmatic issues with a view to fostering efficient Operations.
  7. Provide guidance for cooperating Partners on WFP operational practices, Monitoring tools and methods in order to support them to complete Self-monitoring tasks and to contribute to the visibility of WFP in the Coverage areas.
  8. Submit Monthly Work Plans to Supervisor, as well as Monthly review on completion of this work plan.
  9. Submit Monthly Reports of monitoring activities to supervisor, and present the report during Monthly Monitoring Meeting.
  10. Submit Incident Reports to Supervisor as required.
  11. During Emergencies, follow set Emergency response processes and procedures to provide Emergency food assistance.
  12. Perform other relevant duties as required.



  1. Understand and communicate the Strategic Objectives: Helps teammates articulate WFP’s Strategic Objectives.
  2.  Be a force for positive change: Suggests potential improvements to team’s work processes to supervisor.
  3.  Make the mission inspiring to our team: Explains the impact of WFP activities in beneficiary communities to teammates.
  4.  Make our mission visible in everyday actions: Articulates how own unit’s responsibilities will serve WFP’s mission.


  1. Look for ways to strengthen people's skills: Trains junior teammates on new skills and capabilities.
  2.  Create an inclusive culture: Seeks opportunities to work with people from different backgrounds.
  3.  Be a coach & provide constructive feedback: Serves as a peer coach for colleagues in same area of work.
  4.  Create an “I will”/”We will” spirit: Tracks progress toward goals and shares this information on a regular basis with supervisor.


  1. Encourage innovation & creative solutions: Explores ways to consistently be more efficient and accurate in own areas of work and shares new methods of work with colleagues.
  2.  Focus on getting results: Focuses on getting results and tracks trends in completion rates for own tasks to identify opportunities for efficiency.
  3.  Make commitments and make good on commitments: Takes responsibility for own tasks and notifies supervisor as soon as possible of potential delays in meeting deadlines or commitments.
  4.  Be Decisive: Independently decides what action to take when faced with critical choices in the workplace or in dangerous situations in the field.


  1. Connect and share across WFP units: Suggests opportunities for partnering with other units to supervisor.
  2.  Build strong external partnerships: Identifies opportunities to work with colleagues and partners in the field towards common goals.
  3.  Be politically agile & adaptable: Develops an understanding of the value of WFP’s teams and external partners in fulfilling team’s goals and objectives.
  4.  Be clear about the value WFP brings to partnerships: Aligns own activities with supervisor’s priorities to fulfill internal and external partner needs.


Capability NameDescription of the behaviour expected for the proficiency level
Strategic ManagementDisplays basic understanding of WFP’s policies and strategies to perform monitoring and/or evaluation activities and their inter-relationship.
Performance ManagementApplies 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 MethodologyUnderstand and applies 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 VisualizationCollects and summarizes 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 ReviewGathers, organizes, and provides 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.


  • This position is applicable only to Mozambican Nationals.
  • Type of contract: Service Contract (SC4)
  • Duration: 12 months

21th May 2021

How to Apply

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