Resilience Outcome Manager
Application deadline 6 months ago: Monday 25 Jul 2022 at 19:59 UTCOpen application form
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Job Title : Resilience Outcome Manager
Type of Contract : International Consultant (Regular) Level II
Unit/Division : Programme SO2
Duty Station, Country : Jakarta, Indonesia
Duration : ASAP in September for initially 6 months
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE OF THE ASSIGNMENT:
Under the overall guidance of the WFP Representative/Country Director and the direct supervision of the Deputy Country Director (DCD), the Resilience Outcome Manager is responsible for the overall management of Strategic Outcome (SO) 2, including the design, implementation, and documentation of the portfolio. Under the leadership of the SO2 Manager the unit contributes to the achievement of the World Food Programme Indonesia’s Country Strategic Plan (CSP) 2021-2025 Strategic Outcome 2: by 2025 the Government, other partners and communities have enhanced capacity to mitigate the impact of disasters and climate change on food security and nutrition.
The Resilience Outcome Manager is expected to work and collaborate across WFP’s programmatic portfolio including food security and nutrition vulnerability analysis and mapping (Strategic Outcome 1) and preventing malnutrition through healthy diets (Strategic Outcome 3). S/he is expected to lead, manage and provide conceptual, technical and funding oversight on WFP’s SO2 Portfolio.
- Effectively manage the SO2 workstream including supervision, performance and work planning, and recruitment of programmatic and technical staff and consultants to enable high performance.
- With strategic guidance from the Country Director, DCD and senior programme team members, significantly contribute to the design of WFP Indonesia emerging portfolio for anticipatory actions to prevent and mitigate, to the extent possible, the impact of extreme weather events and other shocks on the most vulnerable populations.
- In close collaboration with the international Activity Manager for Strategic Outcome 1 Food Security and Nutrition/Vulnerability Analysis and Mapping as well as the international Programme Policy Officer, significantly contribute to WFP’s policy dialogue and technical assistance on anticipatory actions, and climate change adaptation.
- Lead the conceptualization of WFP Indonesia’s emerging programmatic approach to enhancing food supply chains for sustainable food systems and strengthening their resilience to the impact of natural hazards and climatic shocks.
- Represent WFP, manage existing partnerships, and develop new strategic ones with key Government counterparts (Ministry of Social Affairs (MoSA), National Disaster Management Agency (BNPB)), UN agencies, academic and non-governmental entities to contribute to WFP’s strategic positioning, policy dialogue focus and achievement for enhanced food supply chains, and anticipatory actions.
- Represent WFP in official and technical meetings and consultations with partners engaging in policy dialogue, knowledge sharing, and stakeholder coordination to achieve shared programme and advocacy objectives, especially in the field of enhanced food supply chains.
- Design and develop concept notes and funding proposals ensuring alignment with global expertise, WFP Indonesia’s CSP 2021 -2025, Government priorities and donor interests.
- Identify and pursue opportunities for knowledge and experience exchange through South-South and Triangular Cooperation platforms to inform policy dialogue for enhanced food supply chains, and anticipatory actions.
- Ensure that all activities and interventions of the unit work together in a gender-transformative manner, improving gender-balance in all areas of work and pursuing women’s empowerment. Also ensure that age, disability and the views and conditions of minorities are reflected in the approach.
- In collaboration with key stakeholders (UN, Government, academia) support policy makers in utilizing up-to-date data, global evidence and best practices to inform policy dialogue for improved disaster preparedness and response, pursuing the ‘leave no one behind’ agenda.
- Ensure systematic documentation and dissemination of good practices, lessons learned, research results for utilization by internal and external key stakeholders to inform policy and programmatic decision making.
- Represent WFP in official and technical meetings and consultations with partners and engage in policy dialogue, knowledge sharing, and stakeholder coordination to achieve shared advocacy objectives.
- Actively participate and contribute technical knowledge and assistance to clusters and/or working groups related to emergency preparedness and response including but not limited to: National and Provincial Logistics Cluster, Displacement and Protection Cluster, Cash Working Group, and the Disaster Risk Reduction-Climate Change and Environment (DRR-CCE) Working Group.
DELIVERABLES AT THE END OF THE CONTRACT:
- Strategic Outcome 2 well managed including all unit and individual job descriptions and work plans in place (currently four national staff members).
- Strategic Outcome 2 annual workplan and deliverables achieved and well reported on, including with contributions to the country briefs and Annual Country Report.
- WFP programmatic approach for enhanced food supply chains and anticipatory actions well conceptualized and documented.
- High quality funding proposals prepared to mobilize resources in support of SO2 achievement.
- WFP well represented and positioned with relevant UN and Government stakeholder coordination mechanisms and the cluster system.
- In the event of large-scale emergencies in the country and when required for WFP to support clusters, WFP’s three global cluster responsibilities (logistics, emergency telecommunications and food security) fulfilled through deployment of expertise from other countries with WFP operations and engagement with the Humanitarian Country Team, Logistics Emergency Team and other partners.
- Good relationship with key national and regional partners, including the National Disaster Management Agency, Ministry of Social Affairs, Ministry of National Development Planning (BAPPENAS), Ministry of Home Affairs, Coordinating Ministry for Human Development and Cultural Affairs, UN agencies, and other relevant regional institutions
QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:
Education: Advanced University degree in Business Administration, Economics, Socio-Economics, Agriculture, Supply Chain, Geography or other related field, or First University degree with additional years of related work experience and/or training/courses.
- At least 7 years of post-graduate, progressively responsible experience in public sector management, development projects, emergency assistance, and/or operational aspects of national, bilateral or multilateral assistance or commercial transactions.
- At least 5 years of experience in development contexts with a focus on disaster risk management
- At least 3 years of experience working in resilience or climate change adaptation.
- Preferred experience in anticipatory action and forecast based financing.
- At least 3 years of experience managing teams.
- At least 3 years of professional experience in the area of policy dialogue.
- Demonstrated experience developing new programmes and drafting proposals for institutional and private sector donors.
- Previous experience with WFP/ other UN agencies or other relevant international agencies.
Previous experience in Indonesia or in the region would be an asset.
Knowledge & Skills:
Understanding of methodologies and approaches for anticipatory actions to mitigate the impact of disasters including weather related events and climate change.
Knowledge of government structures, policies, and regulations for emergency preparedness and response, including the cluster system, specifically in Indonesia.
- Understanding of UN structures and systems for coordination
Demonstrated ability to work in partnership with Government, UN, academia and civil society.
Languages: Fluent written and oral English
HOW TO APPLY
To be considered, interested candidates are invited to apply via (https://www.wfp.org/careers/job-openings). Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
Closing date of application submission: 25 July 2022
Selected candidates will need to obtain a service visa
WFP is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce. WFP has zero tolerance for sexual exploitation and abuse, any kind of harassment, including sexual harassment, abuse of authority or discrimination. All selected candidates will, undergo rigorous reference and background checks.