WFP Somalia Programme Associate (Resource Management) – Jobs in Kenya

Job Title: Programme Associate (Resource Management)

Job Re-advertisement No. 046/2022

Contract type / grade: Fixed Term / G6

Duty station: Nairobi

Contract duration: 1 year (initial)

About WFP
The United Nations World Food Programme is the world’s largest humanitarian agency fighting hunger worldwide and the 2020 Nobel Peace Prize Laureate. The mission of WFP is to help the world achieve Zero Hunger in our lifetimes.

Why join WFP Somalia?
In Somalia, the World Food Programme provides food assistance for nutrition, livelihoods, and relief through the hard work of more than 500 employees who contribute towards making Somalia hunger free in close partnership with local partners.

What will you do?
Under the direct responsibility of the Programme Policy Officer the Programme Associate, Team leader will:

Plan and process In-Kind (IK) and Cash Based Transfer (CBT) related cost to Cooperating partners

Oversee overall payment to over 100 CPs.
Provide trainings to team members, Area Offices and CPs.
Plan and oversee closure of project in relation to payments to CPs.
Monitor GRIR and ITS records to ensure IPSAS compliance
Ensure Creation of Service Outline Agreements (SOAs), Purchase Orders (POs) as soon as the Field Level Agreements (FLAs) are signed or extended.
Ensure creation of Service Entry Sheets (SESs) for In-Kind activities.
Coordinate with TMT focal point and ensure CBT related costsinvoicesfrom SCOPE,shared with Area Offices(AOs) for verification and follow up for submission by partners.
Review and approve Cooperating Partners (CPs) invoices on a timely manner on ITS.
Monitor open POs and ensure closure upon completion of activities.
Ensure creation/amendment of vendors and vendor details for Cooperating Partners (CPs).
Ensure and coordinate weekly CP unit invoice processing report is shared with management
Liaise with Finance Unit on CPs invoice payment.
Any other duties as required.

Do you meet the minimum requirements?
Completion of secondary school education. A post – secondary

certificate in one or more of the following disciplines: Development Studies, International Affairs, Economics, Social Sciences, or any other field relevant to international development assistance is desirable.
Minimum 5 years of progressively responsible professional experience in programme implementation & project management, in addition to experience in facilitating policy discussions.
Proficiency in oral and written communication in English is a requirement.

Do you have
Experience in funds resource management.
Ability to work independently on analytical and technical matters with minimum supervision.
Strong organizational skills and ability to deliver timely high-quality deliverables.
Strong communication and collaboration skills.
Strong analytical and report writing skills in English.
Proficiency in Microsoft Suite (MS Excel, MS Word, MS PowerPoint, etc)
Experience in programme implementations under humanitarian operations.
Proficiency in data management and invoice processing.
Experience in identifying partners to work with, preparation, and implementation of agreements.
Training/Capacity Strengthening skills
How to apply

Closing Date: 10 August 2022
Applications that do not meet the above requirements will be disregarded.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
WFP seeks applicants of the highest integrity and professionalism who share our humanitarian principles.
WFP is an equal opportunity employer, and we are committed to promoting diversity and gender balance.
Selection of candidates is made on a competitive basis.
This position is only open to qualified Kenyan candidates.
Female candidates are especially encouraged to apply

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