Vacancy Notice for Programme Policy Officer from World Food Programme

Vacancy Notice for Programme Policy Officer from World Food Programme will be discussed here with full details.

Job Post: Programme Policy Officer (M&E) (226837)

Requisition ID:  226837 

Job Posted: 31/12/2022 

WFP encourages female candidates and people with disabilities to apply.

WFP seeks candidates of the highest integrity and professionalism who share our humanitarian principles. Selection of staff is made on a competitive basis. We are committed to promoting diversity and the principle of equal employment opportunity for all our employees and encourage qualified candidates to apply irrespective of religion or belief, ethnic or social background, gender, gender identity and disability.

The World Food Programme (WFP) i the leading humanitarian organization saving lives and changing lives, delivering food assistance in emergencies and working with communities to improve nutrition and build resilience.

The main purpose of this job is to ensure input-output, process, and outcome monitoring activities are carried out in accordance with the USDA’s and WFP’s monitoring Policy. The monitoring activities should follow the agreed frequency and standard and disseminate monitoring results to all stakeholders in a timely manner. The monitoring officer will also be responsible for ensuring the adequate and timely use of this evidence by all stakeholders for project implementation and design.


Position Title: Programme Policy Officer (M&E)
Contract Type: Service Contract (SC-8)
Contract Duration: 12 months
Duty Station: Kathmandu, Nepal
Vacancy Number: 226837

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES (not all-inclusive)

Under the direct supervision of the National Programme Policy Officer (M&E/Head of Unit), the staff member will perform the following responsibilities:

  1. Manage McGovern-Dole monitoring activities:
  • Implement the performance monitoring plan (PMP) of the food assistance/school feeding, literacy, and WASH activities in close coordination with the NGOs and GON partners.
  • Set up internal monitoring processes in order to manage the PMP following WFP’s corporate result framework as well as USDA’s monitoring policy and guidelines.
  • Support in planning and implementing capacity-strengthening activities aiming to build national M&E capacity in the Ministries and local government levels
  • Organize and lead reviews and lessons learned exercises among the partners and stakeholders including the targeted communities and beneficiaries
  • Provide support to manage activities in preparation for baseline, mid-line, and end-line surveys in line with the Evaluation Plan FY 2020-2024
  • Coordinate with the field monitors and manage the process monitoring activities
  • Compile and disseminate regular analytical monitoring reports based on quantitative and qualitative analysis of information collected in the field (Cooperating Partner reports, Situation Reports, monitoring visits) to inform Programme and Management decision-making.
  • Establish strategic and effective partnerships with NGOs, research institutions, and/or universities in the area of M&E.
  1. Analyze regular monitoring data and draft analytical monitoring reports
  • Analyze regular monitoring data and draft analytical reports based on quantitative and qualitative data collected in the field (Cooperating Partner reports, Situation Reports, monitoring visits) to inform Programme and Management decision-making.
  • Establish strategic and effective partnerships with NGOs, research institutions, and/or universities in the area of M&E.
  • Provide support for other ad-hock requests in other projects (e.g. baseline surveys, outcome and process monitoring) and data analysis/report writing.
  1. Prepare for the surveys
  • Support in drafting the Terms of Reference (ToR) in coordination with the MRE KM unit, and respective program units of WFP and circulate them among stakeholders to engage them in the process, collects the inputs, revise the ToR, respond to inputs that are not taken on board and produce the final version of the ToR and have approval from Head of Monitoring, Review, Evaluation, and Knowledge Management Unit
  • Contribute towards the selection of the research firm for executing the survey. Select a trustworthy, competent, and independent-minded research firm with the appropriate mix of experience, expertise, and competencies, and with an appropriate diversity in gender, ethnicity, religion, and language.
  • Prepare a document library including those used as sources of information for draft TOR to ensure that all relevant data sources are available for the survey team in an organized manner
  • Prepare a communication and learning plan to ensure that the survey results will be sufficiently communicated and made accessible to all relevant stakeholders, internal and external
  1. Others
  • Support the administrative and logistical needs of the monitoring and evaluation activities.
  • Review and provide feedback on the evaluation products (TOR, Inception report, and evaluation report) in compliance with Decentralized Evaluation Quality Assurance System (DEQAS) where applicable. This includes submission to the DE quality support services.
  • Facilitate/support the development of a management response and dissemination of the survey report and its findings.
  • Provide support on program review and other monitoring survey design, donor as well as WFP’s periodic report writing, and business development as required.
  • Perform regular field visits to the WFP program implementation areas as required.
  • Perform other duties as required.


Education: Advanced university degree in Education, Economics, Agriculture, International Development, or a related field from a recognized university. or First University Degree with additional years of related work experience and/or trainings/courses

Language: Fluency in both written and spoken English and Nepali language


  • At least one (1) year of postgraduate professional experience; in managing monitoring activities at national and international levels in the field of education, nutrition, food security, livelihood, and climate change.
  • Additional years of relevant experience and experience managing surveys for UN agencies are desirable.



  • Ability to manage relationships
  • Ability to solve problems
  • Ability to engage with a wide range of stakeholders and seek their participation/engagement
  • Ability to work in a team and manage a team
  • Knowledge and understanding of WFP processes, including administrative (for contract management) is desirable.
  • Understanding of the country’s context
  • Knowledge of monitoring concepts and principles


All WFP Employees are expected to demonstrate the competencies and standards of behavior aligned with our core values and defined in the WFP LEADERSHIP FRAMEWORK, namely:

  • Leading by example with integrity,
  • Driving results and delivering on commitments,
  • Fostering inclusive and collaborative teamwork,
  • Applying strategic thinking,
  • Building and maintaining sustainable partnerships.

WFP has a zero-tolerance approach to conduct such as fraud, sexual exploitation and abuse, sexual harassment, abuse of authority and discrimination. All selected candidates will be expected to adhere to WFP’s standards of conduct and will therefore undergo rigorous background verification internally or through third parties. Selected candidates will also be required to provide additional information as part of the verification exercise. Misrepresentation of information provided during the recruitment process may lead to disqualification or termination of employment

WFP will not request payment at any stage of the recruitment process including at the offer stage. Any requests for payment should be refused and reported to local law enforcement authorities for appropriate action.

Deadline of Application: 13 January 2023

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