Programme Assistant (Gender & Protection)

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Programme Assistant (Gender & Protection)

Description

Programme Assistant (Gender & Protection), Kampala, Uganda

Lead the integration and analysis of disability disaggregated data and disability related analysis in WFP programmes, operations and reporting (e.g. food security and vulnerability assessments) following corporate standards and guidelines.
Work and exchange information with internal counterparts to support effective collaboration, implementation and monitoring of ongoing project activities.
Support communication and activities with local partners, agencies, NGOs and government institutions.
Establish strategic partnerships and collaborations among key actors and government institutions that work to address disability issues.
Follow standard emergency preparedness practices to ensure WFP is able to quickly respond and deploy needed resources to affected areas at the onset of the crisis.
STANDARD MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education: A Bachelor’s degree in any of the following disciplines: Social Science, Economics, Agriculture, Monitoring & Evaluation, Social Protection or any other relevant discipline, obtained from a recognized Institution Language: Fluency in both oral and written communication in the UN language in use at the duty station (English).

DESIRED EXPERIENCES FOR ENTRY INTO THE ROLE

Candidates with Albinism, Vitiligo or Dwarfism are highly encouraged to apply.
At least two or three years of relevant working experience gained from a reputable organization.
OTHER SPECIFIC JOB REQUIREMENTS

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Ability to advocate for persons with disabilities as well as sensitization of people on all forms of diversity.
Ability to communicate with other teams.
Ability to contribute to the implementation of programme activities.
This section is optional to describe additional responsibilities & knowledge required for the specific job.