Panama City (Panama)

  • Organization: UN WFP – World Food Programme
  • Location: Panama City (Panama)
  • Level: Overseas Consultant – Internationally recruited Contractors Agreement – Consultancy
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Legal – 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 associated with the integrity that is highest and professionalism who share our humanitarian maxims.

Selection is created on a basis that is competitive and now we are invested in marketing variety and gender balance.

The un World Food Programme may be the earth’s biggest humanitarian agency fighting hunger around the world. The objective of WFP is always to assist the world attain Zero Hunger inside our lifetimes. Every single day, WFP works global to ensure no son or daughter would go to sleep hungry and therefore the poorest and a lot of vulnerable, very women and kids, have access to the nourishing meals they require.

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

In Latin America as well as the Caribbean, WFP supports efforts that are national enhance meals and nourishment safety and minimize the effect of growing crises, normal catastrophes, and environment change among susceptible populations. The Regional Bureau Panama (RBP) coordinates technical support that is strategic guidance to nation workplaces in the area, promotes strategic partnerships, and help resource mobilization efforts.

To donate to the Vulnerability Analysis and Mapping (VAM) proof base that supports food safety and nourishment policies and programmes ( e.g. requirements evaluation and situation analyses, programme design, targeting, price effectiveness, and operational efficiency).

Based on your experience expertise and level areas, you will end up included to a better or smaller level in work associated, not restricted, in 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 line with revolutionary methodologies and practice that is best.
  3. Growth of food safety and vulnerability analysis while the planning of prompt reports on meals assessment requires in accordance with wider VAM policies, procedures and guidance to allow effective decision-making on the introduction of nation strategy, policies and programmes.
  4. Coordination of information gathering and monitoring systems making certain rigorous quality criteria are maintained.
  5. Liaising with applying partners (external and internal) observe ongoing jobs, ensuring collaboration that is effective timeliness and effectiveness and highlight prospective risks to project delivery.
  6. C apacity building of WFP staff, partners, and government that is national conduct vulnerability analysis to effortlessly notify preparedness and reaction tasks.


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

many years of appropriate expert experience:

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


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

Expert experience, mastery, or knowledge is desired (although not needed) within one or many of the after areas:

  • Demonstrated proficiency into the utilization of a few statistical tools and options for meals safety analysis.
  • Developed practical expertise in meals 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 for the un, or any other worldwide government or non-governmental organisations.

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

All applications gotten may be evaluated and proceed through a range procedure to asses experience that is relevant skills. candidates who meet up with the selection requirements could be contacted for further interviews or assessments and also to verify their continued interest and access.

Effective prospects is supposed to be positioned in a roster for short-term possibilities. Rostered candidates could be contacted within the future year on a basis that is as-needed.

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

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

WFP has zero threshold for discrimination and will not discriminate on such basis as competition, intercourse, color, cultural team, age, intimate orientation, other affiliation or HIV/AIDS status.

No visit under almost any agreement will likely to be agreed to users of the UN Advisory Committee on Administrative and Budgetary issues (ACABQ), Global Civil Service Commission (ICSC), FAO Finance Committee, WFP exterior Auditor, WFP Audit Committee, Joint Inspection Unit (JIU) along with other bodies that are similar the un system with oversight duties over WFP, both in their solution and within 3 years of ceasing that service.

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