WFP Regional Protection and Accountability to Affected Population (AAP) Officer Jobs 2022 Kenya

WFP Regional Protection and Accountability to Affected Population (AAP) Officer Jobs 2022 Kenya: Currently the WFP is hiring employees for their upcoming projects vacancy for the Regional Protection and Accountability to Affected Population (AAP) Officer position. Now for all Kenyan NGO job seekers, it’s a great opportunity to work with WFP.

WFP Regional Protection and Accountability to Affected Population (AAP) Officer Jobs 2022 employment advertisement is published on April 14, 2022. Candidates can apply via online by April 26, 2022.

Organization Name World Food Programme (WFP)
Type of Organization NGO
Date Posted April 14, 2022
Closing Date April 26, 2022
Position Regional Protection and Accountability to Affected Population (AAP) Officer
Total Vacancy N/A
Apply Process online
Country Kenya

WFP Regional Protection and Accountability to Affected Population (AAP) Officer Jobs 2022

The World Food Programme (WFP) seeks suitable applicants for the position below at the Nairobi, Kenya.

  • Education: Advanced University degree.
  • Experience: Minimum 10 years.
  • Employment Type: Full-Time.
  • Language: Fluency in oral and written English mandatory. An intermediate knowledge of another official UN language (Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian and Spanish) or Portuguese (one of WFP’s working languages) is desirable.
  • Duty Station: Nairobi.
  • Remuneration: As Per Rules.

Other Requirements / Information:

  • Advanced University degree in International Law, Development Studies, International Affairs, Agriculture, or Social Sciences, or a field relevant to international development and humanitarian assistance.
  • A least 10 years (5 of which at international and field level) of postgraduate progressively responsible professional experience in development projects or humanitarian assistance, including crisis and post-crisis contexts; experience in the East Africa / Horn of Africa region is highly desirable.
  • Demonstrated experience working on humanitarian protection and/or international humanitarian law, human rights law and programming in a field setting;
  • Experience of managing teams and projects;
  • Experience in the design and delivery of training and other learning initiatives related to accountability to affected populations, protection mainstreaming, and conflict sensitivity;
  • Experience working with WFP or a WFP cooperating partners in the field is a strong asset;
  • Strong knowledge of food security and/or nutrition programme principles and practices in a variety of contexts.

Key Accountabilities (Not All-Inclusive)

The Protection and AAP Advisor will be responsible for coordinating a small team and the following key duties:

Technical Support to Country Offices:

  • Analysis: The Advisor will provide technical guidance, advice and in-country support to COs in undertaking an analysis of protection and of conflict / peace dynamics – including gender-based violence – impacting food insecurity and vice-versa and arising from WFP operations and presence. Analytical support to include work on data protection and privacy and privacy impact assessments (PIAs) as necessary, in accordance with corporate policy and guidance. Guidance on IHL implications for operations will also be required, including on cross-border assistance and application of Security Council Resolution 2417. Support on risk analysis as part of corporate risk management should also be provided.
  • Response: Provide technical guidance and advice on the integration of protection, conflict sensitivity, and AAP to COs in the region through remote support as well as in-country missions. Based on the analysis of protection and conflict sensitivity issues, the Advisor will help COs and partners to develop risk mitigation responses including programme adjustments, advocacy measures, partnership building and coordination enhancement activities, etc. The Advisor shall work closely with WFP field staff; protection-mandated and non-mandated agencies; WFP Cooperating Partners; and other relevant interlocutors on the ground in this regard.
  • Monitoring: The Advisor will work with the Vulnerability Analysis and Mapping (VAM) teams and the and Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Units throughout the region in the region to integrate relevant protection and conflict sensitivity concerns into assessment and monitoring tools, and support the roll out of the updated monitoring mechanisms with WFP and partners at the field level.
  • Research and conceptual development: Where appropriate, the advisor will support COs develop and assess potential theories of change of how WFP’s programming may contribute to peace, and engage / support research on the same through SIPRI or other mechanisms to better understand possible contributions to peace and how to measure this.

How to Apply?

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