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Programme Officer/Project Manager P4-Ethiojobs


  • Ensure that Head of Programme, Country Director, Deputy Country Director, Head of Sub-offices and relevant WFP colleagues are well informed of on-going project activities.
  • Organize field missions for donor/media/senior WFP management and ensure that WFP staff, partners agencies and government staff are provided with sufficient and timely information.
  • Attend and represent WFP in meetings and conferences at national, regional and local levels
  • Develop and sustain liaison with key professional and NGOs in the field of food security

Finance and Administration

  • Review financial reports from partners to ensure quality before submitting to the Finance department.


  • Ability to lead and manage design and implement of community-based projects with multiple partners
  • Excellent communication skills – both written and oral in English.
  • Strong organization and planning skills coupled with good interpersonal skills
  • Good analytical skills; resourcefulness, initiative, maturity of judgment, tact, negotiating skills
  • Ability to work in a team, and establish effective working relations with people of different nationalities and cultural backgrounds
  • Flexibility in accepting work assignments outside normal expectations
  • In-depth understanding of disability as a driving factor of vulnerability and poverty affecting persons with disabilities
  • Excellent interpersonal, networking, communication, negotiation and facilitation skills



  • Understand and communicate the Strategic Objectives: Utilizes understanding of WFP’s Strategic Objectives to communicate linkages to team objectives and work.
  •  Be a force for positive change: Proactively identifies and develops new methods or improvements for self and immediate team to address work challenges within own work area.
  •  Make the mission inspiring to our team: Identifies opportunities to further align individual contributions with WFP’s mission of making an impact on local communities.
  •  Make our mission visible in everyday actions: Helps colleagues to see the link between their individual tasks and the contributions of their unit’s goals to the broader context of WFP’s mission.


  • Look for ways to strengthen people’s skills: Is able to identify, support and encourage focused on-the-job learning opportunities to address gaps between current skillsets and needed future skillsets for WFP.
  •  Create an inclusive culture: Recognizes the contributions of teammates, and encourages contributions from culturally different team mates to recognise the value of diversity above and beyond just including it in programming for beneficiaries.
  •  Be a coach & provide constructive feedback: Provides and solicits ongoing constructive feedback on strengths and development opportunities to help develop individual skills, whilst also helping others identify areas for improvement.
  •  Create an “I will”/”We will” spirit: Sets clear targets for self and others to focus team efforts in ambiguous situations (e.g., unprecedented issues and/or scenarios)


  • Encourage innovation & creative solutions: Thinks beyond team’s conventional approaches to formulate creative methods for delivering food aid and assistance to beneficiaries.
  •  Focus on getting results: Maintains focus on achieving individual results in the face of obstacles such as volatile or fragile environments and/or organizational roadblocks.
  •  Make commitments and make good on commitments: Takes personal accountability for upholding and delivering upon team’s commitments and provides assurance to stakeholders.
  •  Be Decisive: Demonstrates ability to adjust to team’s plans and priorities to optimize outcomes in light of evolving directives, while also responding quickly in high-pressure environments, such as in emergency settings.


  • Connect and share across WFP units: Demonstrates an understanding of when and how to tactfully engage other units in conversations on impact, timing, or planning
  •  Build strong external partnerships: Networks regularly with key external partners using formal and informal opportunities to understand each partner’s unique value proposition, and to build and strengthen relationships
  •  Be politically agile & adaptable: Demonstrates ability to adapt engagement approach in the context of evolving partner circumstances and expectations
  •  Be clear about the value WFP brings to partnerships: Demonstrates ability to articulate to internal and external audiences the value that individual contributions and immediate teams bring to partnerships.