HGSF District Coordinator New Job Opportunity 2023 in WFP Nepal

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Join the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP), the largest global humanitarian agency dedicated to eradicating hunger. At WFP, we’re on a mission to help the world achieve Zero Hunger in our lifetimes. Since 1974, WFP has been collaborating with the Government of Nepal (GON) to implement a school meals program designed to enhance education and nutritional outcomes. In 2008, the GON expanded the program across 19 districts, and it has since grown significantly, becoming one of Nepal’s major social safety net programs. However, to achieve its full potential, we need dedicated individuals like you to make it happen. Join us as the Home-Grown School Feeding District Coordinator and be part of a team that transforms the future of millions of Nepalese children.

Position: HGSF District Coordinator (830038)

Position Title Programme Assistant (HGSF District Coordinator)
Contract Type Service Contract (SC)
Grade SC-5
Contract Duration 12 months (with possibility of extension) 
Duty Station Tatopani Rural Municipality, Jumla under Surkhet Field Office 
Vacancy Number 830038
Date of Publication 19 October 2023
Deadline of Application 01 November 2023

This vacancy announcement is ONLY for Nepalese Nationals.

About the Role:

As the Home-Grown School Feeding District Coordinator, you will play a crucial role in our efforts to enhance the effectiveness and sustainability of the school meals program under a Home-Grown School Feeding (HGSF) approach. This role will involve coordinating with farmers, farmer cooperatives, schools, and local governments in Jumla to improve the management, accountability, and nutrition of the midday meals program. You will also work towards increasing the involvement of local smallholder farmers as regular suppliers of food for school meals.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with local government to create a detailed implementation plan, encompassing activities such as training, customized menu planning, and local food production.
  • Facilitate regular coordination meetings with local government, school staff, farmer cooperatives, and other stakeholders to track progress.
  • Help establish a functional supply chain for school meals, working closely with local government, cooperatives, and schools.
  • Provide specialized support to cooperatives and farmers for timely production of nutrition-dense crops and diverse foods.
  • Conduct orientations and training for cooperatives and farmers in Tatopani Rural Municipality, Jumla, to improve their capacity to supply HGSF menus.
  • Identify potential collaborations and partnerships at the municipal, ward, and community level, reinforcing government capacity.
  • Integrate aspects like social protection, school health and nutrition, and local purchases from small farmers into local government planning and budgeting.
  • Support ongoing school health and nutrition activities as needed.
  • Collect and consolidate information for project and local-level planning and implementation.
  • Assist other Rural/Urban Municipalities and District Coordination Committees in planning and budgeting of activities.
  • Collaborate with government officials and stakeholders to monitor field activities and reporting.
  • Analyze data within your specific area of responsibility to contribute to accurate and timely reporting.

Qualifications:

  • Secondary school education required; a post-secondary certificate or bachelor’s degree in relevant fields (agriculture, nutrition, gender studies, etc.) is a plus.
  • Fluent in written and spoken English and Nepali.
  • At least five years of experience in implementing technical programs at the field level, with the ability to communicate with various technical teams.
  • Proven experience in networking with government, private sector, civil society, UN agencies, donors, and research institutions.
  • Emerging facilitation skills to support workshops and discussions.
  • Strong networking skills and ability to engage with diverse stakeholders.
  • Flexibility to adapt to changing contexts and needs.
  • Proficiency in MS Office, with Nepali typing skills as a valuable asset.
  • Valid motorbike driving license is necessary.

How to Apply:

If you’re passionate about making a difference in the lives of Nepalese children and want to help WFP achieve Zero Hunger, we encourage you to apply. The application deadline is November 1, 2023.

To apply,

please visit our careers website: Apply For this Job.

WFP is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace, and we encourage applications from qualified candidates regardless of their background, culture, or experience. We look forward to having you on our team to create a brighter future for Nepal. Join us in our mission to end hunger for good.

(Note: We simply posted this job opening for informational purposes. So, please read the information and submit an application using the website or email address provided.)

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