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Regional Gender and Youth Livelihoods Coordinator, NOC (162149)


Education: Advanced university degree in one of the following disciplines: agricultural economy, development economics, agricultural and rural development, M&E, development studies, gender studies or other related fields.

Experience: Minimum 6 years of post-graduate, progressively responsible professional experience in coordination and project management. Previous experience in managing projects on youth employment and women empowerment and sound understanding of programming on women’s economic empowerment are desirable. The ability to coordinate multi-stakeholders is an asset.

Language: Fluency (level C) in English language is required.

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Qualities we look for: 

  • Proven abilities to coordinate agriculture-related projects
  • In-depth knowledge of gender issues/inequality in development settings, and linkages with agriculture development and sound understanding of programming on women’s economic empowerment
  • Solid analytical skills, including gender analysis, or labor market/ skills forecast
  • Solid oral and written communication skills, including the ability to effectively communicate through multiple mediums (e.g., policy, advocacy messaging, reporting, training)
  • Team spirit and excellent interpersonal relations.
  • Knowledge of the UN system, including gender-related mandates is an asset.


The Regional Gender and Youth Coordinator will be the primary interface of the Program Coordination Team with the Country Offices implementing the MCF program in the region and will join the monthly meetings of the Program working group at country level (COWG). The Regional Gender and Youth Coordinator will also provide additional support to Country Offices in the areas of his/her technical expertise and coordinate the technical support that can be provided to the country offices by the Regional Bureau’s concerned units (e.g., SAMS, food systems, gender, supply chain, etc.).

The Regional Gender and Youth Coordinator will represent the Regional Bureau within the Program Coordination Team. In this respect the Regional Gender and Youth Coordinator will attend meetings of the Coordination Team, provide regular updates and report any issues of concern and progress to the Deputy Global Coordinator. The Regional Coordinator will also support strategic partnership development with other external and internal livelihood actors. The Regional Coordinator will also participate on related for a on youth, economic inclusion and other thematic groups.

The Regional Coordinator will provide regular updates to Bureau colleagues from various units, such as Logistics, Procurement and TEC, as well as the various teams of the Programme Unit.

Driver, GS-3, Fixed Term (162224)


  • Provide transportation to senior WFP staff, high ranking UN officials and visitors including translation of basic conversations from/to the local language, and the delivery and collection of various items following authorized routing and UN safety and security rules and regulations to ensure safe and efficient services.
  • Support the Fleet Manager to plan and assign the routes and schedules for other Drivers with a view to ensuring efficient transport-related services for clients. To ensure WFP vehicles are maintained to the recommended Mechanical status to ensure efficient vehicle use and cost-efficiency. Plan and coordinate WFP vehicle maintenance schedule
  • Responsible for accurate maintenance of the vehicle log books (recording of mileage, assignment date, passengers, odometer readings, fuel consumption, oil changes etc), and daily reporting to the supervisor on mechanical status to ensure efficient vehicle use and fuel consumption supporting accurate accounting and cost-efficiency.
  • Efficiently plan and coordinate assigned vehicles maintenance to ensure vehicles are fully equipped with required travel authorizations and supplies, assigned equipment on board is in a good condition to support safe and efficient services.
  • Follow established rules and regulations for field trips and/or in cases of an accident or mechanical breakdown, the driver should report immediately to the supervisor on any apparent problems, to seek for instructions/advice that facilitate informative decisions on the way forward.
  • Outside driving duties, perform basic office related tasks such as filing, photocopying and maintaining stores when required including mailing service and payment of office telephone and other bills, to ensure administrative support to clients.
  • Transportation of authorized personnel /or delivery of various items/commodities following authorized routing and UN safety and security rules and regulations to ensure safe and efficient services.
  • Responsible for day to day operation, cleanliness and maintenance of the assigned vehicle; carry out vehicle checks (oil, fuel, water, battery, brakes, tyres, etc). and performs minor repairs;
  • Safeguard vehicle security (door locks, security-locks) etc. Monitor the security and serviceability of WFP assets (communication equipment, antennas). Advise immediate supervisor of discrepant issues;
  • Remind the passengers to always wear seat belts before the start of the Journey.
  • Support the Fleet Manager in Fleet-wave (FMS) data entries for RBN vehicles and analyze the Regional Office fuel consumption data on monthly a basis. Generate reports from FMS for management consumption.
  • Perform other related duties as required.


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Education: Completion of secondary school education. Formal drivers training with a valid driver’s license/certification to operate assigned vehicle following local rules and regulations.

Experience: Two or more years of work experience as a Driver, preferably in an international organization, embassy or UN system with a demonstrated safe driving record. Experience in driving a variety of makes and models of vehicles, including vans, trucks and other kinds of motorised vehicles. Experience in defensive driving is desirable.


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