Programme Policy Officer (local Consultant for School Based Supply Chain Nutrition and Meal)

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JOB TITLE: Programme Policy Officer (local Consultant for School Based Supply Chain Nutrition and Meal)

TYPE OF CONTRACT: Special Service Agreement (SSA) SSA-9 Level


DUTY STATION (City, Country): Jakarta, Indonesia

Duration: an initial six (6) months

Deadline of application submission: 29 June 2024


Under the Indonesia WFP Country Strategic Plan 2021 – 2025 (CSP) Programme the Consultant School-Based Programmes is responsible for advising the WFP Programme to improve nutrition and heathy diets of school age children.

The Consultant is responsible for providing technical expertise to design and implement quality school nutrition and feeding programmes of maximum coverage, adequacy and effectiveness with a focus on supply chain strengthening, in support of the Government of Indonesia commitment towards improved nutrition for school – aged children, inclusive of Government led School Meals activities.

The Consultant will report directly to the Team Leader, under the overall guidance of Head of Strategic Objective 3. The Consultant is responsible for capacity strengthening of government institutions in supply chain management, logistics and food safety and quality regulations as per it school based programmes.

In 2021, WFP Indonesia launched its Country Strategic Plan (CSP) 2021-2025, which is fully aligned with the United Nations Sustainable Development Cooperation Framework (UNSDCF) 2021-2025 and the Government’s Medium-Term Development Plan (RPJMN) 2020-2024. Through this its CSP WFP engages in policy dialogue and provides technical assistance in partnership with and support of the Government of Indonesia. WFP Indonesia supports the Government to achieve its mid-term and long-term SDG targets with a focus on Food Security and Nutrition Analysis, Social Protection, Disaster Preparedness and Climate Change Adaptation, and addressing malnutrition through healthy diets, and food systems transformation.

The programme portfolio under the Consultant here contributes directly to the achievement of CSP Strategic Objective 3, namely, “By 2025 populations at risk of multiple forms of malnutrition benefit from increased national capacity to design and implement programmes that enhance access to and promote positive behaviours on healthy diets and prevent stunting and other nutritional deficiencies”.


  1. Responsible for supporting efforts to Supply Chain Country Capacity Strengthening engagement for the design and implementation of school nutrition and feeding programmes.
  2. Research policies, including national laws, policy frame works, and legislation, related to supply chain, food safety and quality.
  3. Support the Government of Indonesia to plan and implement supply chain operations for timely, cost-effective delivery of commodities, including fortified rice, and services.
  4. Contribute to monitor and evaluate how WFP Supply Chain contributes to strengthened national supply chain capacities for the implementation of large scale school nutrition and feeding programmes.
  5. Provide strategic input and actively engage in national level policy and advocacy dialogue to enhance policies and programmes related to national supply chains to improve nutrition of school-aged children.
  6. Participate in national coordination mechanisms to contribute to enhanced policy dialogue and capacity for improved nutrition of school aged children.
  7. Support drafting of policy briefs related to school-based programmes.


  • Masters’ and/or equivalent experience with emphasis in supply chain management and logistics, agricultural economics, food safety and quality, nutrition, school nutrition, or other field relevant to international development and nutrition, with long-time experience in supply chain.


  • At least 10 years of experience on the following disciplines: supply chain, economics, health, food safety, food and nutrition, school nutrition, micronutrients, food fortification, as well as related fields experiences in working closely with partners in UN/international organizations and the Government of Indonesia.
  • Experience with analyzing and supporting the implementation of supply chain operations
  • Demonstrated experience in engaging and influencing policy dialogue.


  • Extensive knowledge and understanding of supply chain management, food and nutrition policy and programme, food and nutrition planning management, food fortification and school feeding programmes.
  • Operational experience supporting the design and implementation of public programmes

LANGUAGES Fluency (level C) in English and Bahasa language.

WFP Leadership Framework: Common Standards of Behaviour

The consultant is expected to demonstrate functional competencies and standards of behavior aligned with WFP Leadership Framework Common Standards of Behaviour. This includes:

  • Leading by example with integrity
  • Driving results and delivering on commitments
  • Fostering inclusive and collaborative teamwork
  • Applying strategic thinking
  • Building and maintaining sustainable partnerships

WFP Values: Integrity - Collaboration - Commitment- Humanity- Inclusion

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