Panama City (Panama)

  • Organization: UN WFP – World Food Programme
  • Location: Panama City (Panama)
  • Level: Global Consultant – Internationally recruited Contractors Agreement – Consultancy
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Appropriate – Broad
    • Venture and Programme Management
    • Food Security, Livestock and Livelihoods
    • Nourishment
    • Political Affairs
  • Closing Date: 2020-09-16

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WFP seeks prospects regarding the greatest integrity and professionalism who share our humanitarian maxims.

Selection is created on a basis that is competitive so we are dedicated to advertising variety and gender balance.

The us World Food Programme may be the earth’s biggest humanitarian agency fighting hunger globally. The objective of WFP is always to assist the globe attain Zero Hunger inside our lifetimes. Each day, WFP works global to ensure no youngster would go to bed hungry and therefore the poorest and a lot of vulnerable, very women and young ones, can access the food that is nutritious require.

The planet Food Programme (WFP) is assisting 91.4 million individuals in around 83 nations every year, delivering meals help in emergencies and working with communities to boost nourishment and build resilience.

In Latin America and also the Caribbean, WFP supports nationwide efforts to enhance meals and nourishment safety and minimize the impact of rising crises, normal catastrophes, and weather modification among susceptible populations. The Regional Bureau Panama (RBP) coordinates technical support that is strategic guidance to nation workplaces in your community, encourages strategic partnerships, and support resource mobilization efforts.

To donate to the Vulnerability Analysis and Mapping (VAM) proof base that supports meals safety and nourishment policies and programmes ( ag e.g. requirements evaluation and situation analyses, programme design, focusing on, price effectiveness, and functional effectiveness).

Dependent on your experience level and expertise areas, you will end up included to a greater or lower level in work associated, not restricted, to the after:

  1. Growth of VAM jobs and tasks, plans and operations, ensuring positioning with wider WFP policies and guidance.
  2. Growth of systems and tools for the monitoring and evaluation of food support requirements in accordance with revolutionary methodologies and practice that is best.
  3. Growth of meals protection and vulnerability analysis while the planning of prompt reports on meals assessment requires in accordance with wider VAM policies, procedures and guidance allow effective decision-making on the introduction of nation strategy, policies and programmes.
  4. Coordination of information monitoring and gathering systems making sure rigorous quality requirements are maintained.
  5. Liaising with applying partners (external and internal) observe ongoing jobs, ensuring collaboration that is effective timeliness and efficiency and highlight prospective risks to project distribution.
  6. C apacity building of WFP staff, lovers, and government that is national conduct vulnerability analysis to effortlessly notify preparedness and reaction tasks.


Advanced University level in Economics, Food Security, Statistics, information Science, Public Health/Nutrition, Geography or any other associated industry, or First University degree with additional several years of relevant work experience and/or training/courses.

many years of relevant professional experience:

  • Junior Consultancy: someone to 3 years of appropriate professional experience.
  • Level we Consultancy: 3 to 5 many years of appropriate experience that is professional.
  • Degree II Consultancy: Six to 10 years of appropriate experience that is professional.


  • Fluency (degree C) in English language.
  • Intermediate knowledge (degree B) of the official that is second language: Spanish or French are very desirable.

Expert experience, mastery, or knowledge is desired (although not needed) in a single or many of the areas that are following

  • Demonstrated proficiency within the usage of a few tools that are statistical options for meals safety analysis.
  • Developed practical expertise in food safety analysis and mapping by taking part in numerous assessments in nations, like the design, information collection and analysis.
  • Humanitarian help and/or development work associated with us, or other worldwide governmental or organisations that are non-governmental.

The World Food Programme (Panama Regional Bureau for Latin America while the Caribbean) is seeking Expressions of Interest from qualified individuals for future consultancies in the area.

All applications received will undoubtedly be evaluated and undergo a range procedure to asses experience that is relevant skills. Candidates whom meet up with the selection requirements might be contacted for further interviews or assessments and also to verify their interest that is continued and.

Effective prospects is supposed to be put into a roster for short-term possibilities. Rostered candidates might be contacted within the future 12 months on an as-needed basis.

WFP provides a compensation that is competitive determined based on the Terms of guide and also the chosen candidate’s skills and experience.

feminine candidates, and qualified candidates from developing nations are specifically motivated to utilize

WFP has zero tolerance for discrimination and will not discriminate based on battle, intercourse, color, cultural team, age, intimate orientation, other affiliation or HIV/AIDS status.

No visit under any type of agreement will likely to be agreed to people in the UN Advisory Committee on Administrative and Budgetary issues (ACABQ), Global Civil provider Commission (ICSC), FAO Finance Committee, WFP External Auditor, WFP Audit Committee, Joint Inspection Unit (JIU) as well as other comparable systems within the un system with oversight duties over WFP, both in their solution and within 36 months of ceasing that service.

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