UN WFP Uganda Jobs 2022 – No Experience Intern (Social Protection)

UN WFP Uganda Jobs 2022

Job Title: Intern (Social Protection) – UN WFP Uganda Jobs 2022

Organization: UN World Food Programme (WFP)

Duty Station: Uganda

 

 

UN World Food Programme (WFP) Profile:

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 areas.

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 markets.

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.

 

 

Job Summary:

To provide support in the implementation of Social Protection programmes.

 

 

Roles and responsibilities of UN WFP Uganda Jobs 2022:

Under the guidance of the Programme Policy Officer Social Protection , Koboko:

Support and participate in planning and implementation and integration of social protection activities with other programme activities under Koboko Field Office.

  • Support in organizing trainings and workshops under the SIDA programme workplan.
  • Participate in district local government engagements and capacity strengthening with support from the senior social protection staffs.
  • Work with the Social protection team to develop meaningful nutrition communication messaging aimed at promoting the consumption of more nutritious food.
  • Participate in the programme reviews and provide input for the improvement of implementation.
  • Draw up correspondences like drafts of presentations, letters of invitation, memos for review by the SP team.
  • Participate in reviews, studies, vulnerability assessments and mappings, and other relevant survey pertaining toSIDA programme.
  • At field level, participate in protection and gender working group meetings to identify issues that require WFP’sattention to inform programming
  • Support the implementation of the Gender Action Plan through ensuring gender features prominently at all stagesof the program and activity cycle i.e assessment, design, baseline, implementation monitoring and evaluationincluding budgeting.
  • Support in the identification, registration and mobilization of social protection beneficiaries as well as data analysisand visualization.
  • Verification of NutriCash beneficiaries during cash distribution to ensure that only the eligible targeted groupreceives the entitlement.
  • Assist and participate in the distribution of nutrition and child sensitive cash transfers to pregnant, lactatingwomen and children U2, which is part of the social protection interventions under the programme.
  • Participate in community sensitization, market facilitation and SBCC activities.
  • Ensure provision of timely updates on Social Protection and report on programme activities weekly and monthly.
  • Perform any task delegated by the Team Leader

 

 

Qualifications for UN WFP Uganda Jobs 2022

  • Graduated in (2019-2021) in one of the following disciplines: Food science & Nutrition, Public Health, Agriculture, Social sciences, Gender, Social protection and humanitarian studies or any other related studies or is currently enrolled in a recognized university or graduated in the last six months.
  • Experience in data collection and analysis.
  • Self-driven, a team player and open to new challenges; and interested in taking a first step in the humanitarian sector with (social protection).
  • Solid analytical, writing skills, and communication skills.
  • Able and willing to work in a diverse community environment and have practical working experience in refugee settings and/in complex emergencies.
  • Oral and written fluency in English plus; as well as one/two local languages including: Luo, Acholi, Lugbara, Madi, Kakwa, Aringa, Alur and Langi.
  • Female applicants are highly encouraged.

 

 

How To Apply for UN WFP Uganda Jobs 2022

All interested and suitably qualified candidates should submit their applications through the link below.

Click here to apply

Closing Date: 28th January 2022

 

 

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