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  • Posted: Jun 9, 2023
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    World Food Programme (WFP) is the leading humanitarian organization saving lives and changing lives, delivering food assistance in emergencies and working with communities to improve nutrition and build resilience. As the international community has committed to end hunger, achieve food security and improved nutrition by 2030, one in nine people worldwide...
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    Programme Associate Bolgatanga

    About The Job

    Job Purpose:  

    • To provide effective specialized support and technical analyses to policy and programme activities that effectively meet food assistance needs.

    Major Duties And Responsibilities:

    • Under the direct supervision of the Programme Policy Officer-CBT/SCOPE and overall supervision of the Head of Field Office/Emergency Coordinator, the Programme Associate-CBT/SCOPE will be responsible for the following duties.
    • Provide technical support and assist in the development and implementation of SCOPE/CBT activities and processes supporting alignment with wider programme policies and guidelines.
    • Provide specialized project management support to all SCOPE/CBT related work to ensure that the various activities are performed within the established targets following WFP’s policies and procedures.
    • Prepare a range of reports and data analysis (resource utilization, programme status, performance and highlight trends/issues ensuring deliverables adhere to corporate standards and quality control.
    • Ensure and/or perform accurate, timely recording of data within the SCOPE/CBT work and consistency of information presented to stakeholders.
    • Liaise with internal counterparts to support effective collaboration, implementation, and monitoring of ongoing SCOPE/CBT activities.
    • Support in coordination and communication with local partners, agencies, NGOs and government institutions to ensure efficient programme delivery.
    • Support the capacity building of WFP staff, cooperating partners and national government within the SCOPE/CBT.
    • Act as a point of contact for resolution of a range of operational queries and problems within a SCOPE/CBT.
    • Oversee and/or review the work of other support staff, providing practical advice and guidance, to contribute to delivering objectives to agreed standards and deadlines.
    • 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.
    • Perform other related duties as may be required and/or assigned by supervisors.

    Minimum Academic Qualifications Guide:

    • A minimum of first degree in or other related qualification. A master’s degree will be an added advantage.

    Desired Experiences for entry into the role:

    • Experience in managing online applications and platforms, data analysis and reporting.
    • Experience in programme/project management, implementation, coordination, monitoring.
    • Demonstrate responsibility, proactiveness and initiative to respond and/or act independently under minimal supervision and general guidance.
    • Ability to think on the spot and use judgment in dealing with unforeseen daily operational challenges.
    • A minimum of 6 years of progressive experience in working with technical teams in programme implementation is expected.


    • Fluency in English language is essential. Knowledge of local languages spoken in northern Ghana and French are added advantages.

    Method of Application

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