World Food Programme Monitoring and Evaluation Internships

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Regional Bureau Nairobi, Kenya

The World Food Programme (WFP) is the world’s largest humanitarian agency, fighting hunger worldwide. The Regional Bureau based in Nairobi, Kenya provides strategic guidance, policy/technical support and direction to WFP operations and activities in nine countries: Burundi, Djibouti, Ethiopia, Eritrea, Kenya, Rwanda, Somalia, South Sudan and Uganda.

Description

The selected candidate, under the direct supervision of the M&E programme officer will support the regional programme unit in researching how government, World Bank and other organisations monitor and assess the results of Social Programme as well as support the quality analysis of post distribution monitoring and food security outcome monitoring to inform operational decision making and strategic reorientation.

Key duties may include but are not limited to the following:

  • Research and document how the results of social programs have been measured worldwide, including but not limited to the field of international development and humanitarian assistance – and present the key approaches and indicators used across organization and time to measure the results of social programme. This will include:
  • detailed literature reviews, synthesis and analysis of the relevant information gathered;
  • meeting and interviewing key stakeholders involved in social programme to understand how they measure results – including a summary of key conclusion from these meetings and a list of the people and organization met;
  • Contribute to Country level qualitative and quantitative M&E analysis of monitoring data (process and outcome monitoring) and support the production of reports that inform and provide recommendations to programme;
  • Perform other related duties as required

Essential Requirements

  • Currently enrolled and have attended University courses in the last 12 months inclusive of having completed at least two years of undergraduate studies or have recently graduated in the last 6 months’ preferably in Sociology, Social Development, Development Economics, Food Security, Environment, Statistic or Performance Management or other relevant field;
  • Strong interpersonal skills and cultivated relationships with office colleagues from diverse cultural backgrounds, local NGOs, government authorities, and other implementation partners;
  • Research experience: including literature review – collecting and analyzing qualitative and quantitative data using a variety of tools and approaches;
  • Understanding and experience with social programs is a strong advantage
  • Excellent knowledge of working with datasets and Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel and PowerPoint)
  • Experience or proven interest in monitoring and evaluation of humanitarian interventions and assessments;
  • Fluency in both oral and written English is essential; working knowledge in a second official WFP language preferably French would be a strong added advantage.
  • Aptitude to working with datasets and with cutting-edge information technology is an advantage
  • Knowledge of and experience with statistics (descriptive and inferential) and statistical software (SPSS) is an advantag

 

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