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Monitoring Assistant


  • To perform monitoring activities within a specific coverage area and provide reports to support the effective delivery of assistance packages. 

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES (not all-inclusive)

  • Verify the planned movements and distribution of food or non-food items, reporting issues or discrepancies to the supervisor for timely resolution of problems and to ensure that the quantity distributed and the quality of the operation is in line with WFP standards.
  • Maintain information records and monitoring plan documentation, such as records of commodity movements and programme checklists, in order to assist in the effective delivery and distribution of food items or non-food items.
  • Collate assistance programme(s) data in accordance with clear direction, in order to support programme reviews and informative decision-making.
  • Liaise with cooperating partners and internal counterparts to gather feedback and comments to support programme reviews and improve services.
  • Receive and collate comments and feedback from cooperating partners, beneficiaries, and beneficiaries, to support identifying programmatic issues with a view to fostering efficient operations.
  • Provide guidance for cooperating partners on WFP operational practices, monitoring tools and methods in order to support them to complete self-monitoring tasks and to contribute to the visibility of WFP in the coverage areas.
  • Prepare field mission reports to document programme implementation.
  • Follow set emergency response processes and procedures for emergency food assistance.


  • Education: Completion of secondary school education. A post-secondary Diploma or Certificate in Social Services, Nutrition, Agriculture or other related field is desirable.
  • Language: Fluency in both oral and written communication in English. 


  • Has experience analyzing programme output and outcome data.
  • General knowledge of WFP monitoring and evaluation systems and standards.

Innovations Intern

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES (not all-inclusive)

The intern, reporting to the Innovations lead, is expected to:

  • Support innovation projects
  • Assist in documenting and flowcharting of business processes
  • Assist in the organization and preparation of materials for events, meetings, innovation boot-camps and workshops (in person and virtual)
  • Assist in drafting and writing documents and communication materials
  • Conduct research regarding technology trends and innovations in the humanitarian sector
  • Assist in communication activities
  • Support any other activities related to innovation and zero hunger as required.


  • Effective support to the innovation team and activities
  • Well documented processes & communication materials developed
  • Well researched information on emerging innovations


  • Quality reports
  • Successful preparation of innovation meetings
  • Innovative ideas


  • Collaborative spirit able to liaise with a wide range of people at all levels and across different cultures and to act with credibility and diplomacy.
  • Capacity to work within procedural and process specifications.
  • Strong organizational skills.
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  • Interns receive a monthly stipend from WFP depending on the duty station of assignment.
  • WFP is not responsible for living expenses, arrangements for accommodation, necessary visas and related costs.
  • WFP will recognize candidates’ educational credentials from recognized institutions that have been certified by competent international or national authorities such as the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) or Ministries of Education.
  • The internship duration is 8 months, full-time.


  • Currently enrolled in a graduate programme and have attended classes in the past 12 months, or a recent graduate from a graduate programme (within six months prior to the application to the internship programme).
  • Areas of studies in the field of Business, Entrepreneurship, Agriculture, Nutrition, International Development or other relevant are preferred.


  • The deadline for receiving applications for this position is June 10, 2023
  • Applications for this position will close at 11:59 p.m. (East African Time) on the deadline date.
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and advance to the next stage of the selection process.
  • WFP embraces diversity and equal opportunity. We are committed to building a team that celebrates diversity and inclusivity in all ways.
  • Employment is decided on the basis of competitive selection, qualifications and merit.


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