World Food Programme Recruitment

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26 Oct, 2011

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Vacancy Announcement No.: WFP/GHA/HR/LCST-001/2011
Host Agency: Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development/Ghana Feeding Secretariat
Duration: 11 Months

The objective of the consultancy is to provide assistance to the Government of Ghana for establishing an integrated, cost effective and efficient M&E system for the School Feeding Programme in the country.

Role and Responsibilities of the M&E Consultant:

  • Review of existing M&E systems, procedures and tools for all existing SFP programmers in the country
  • Drafting the national M&E Plan and annual costed work plan

Multi-stakeholders Workshop Facilitation:
Inform and explain the purpose and re-emphasize the benefit of having one nationally agreed SF M&E plan and ensure close collaboration among the national partners in its further implementation:

  • Facilitate the elaboration of a draft Action Plan for the strengthen of the M&E system
  • Serve as lead resource person during consolidation of discussions and conclusions into a final version of the costed national MESS action plan;
  • Draft the national M&E system for the School Feeding Programme including the annual costed work plan based on the findings of the stakeholder workshop
  • Prepare detailed logical framework of outcome and output indicators to monitor objectives

Operationalization and Implementation of the work plan:

  • Ensure delivery of finalized National M&E plan and annual work plan and a summary report to the GSFP Secretariat and other line ministries as appropriate for appropriate follow up;
  • Develop M&E toolkit, including tools, guidelines and operational manual to ensure adequate data collection and reporting on all indicators in the national M&E plan of GSFP;
  • Test tools, guidelines and operational manual and refine M&E toolkit as necessary;

Deliverables for the Consultancy:
A report of the stakeholder workshop with main decision points

  • A report of the review of existing M&E systems;
  • A finalized National M&E plan with annual costed workplan agreed
  • A finalized M&E toolkit including tools, guidelines and operational manual for the indicators in the national M&E plan
  • Establishing the Database


Required Skills or Experience

  • Proven experience of minimum 8 years on M&E methods and approaches, Results Based Management and other strategic planning approaches essential, experience in training in M&E development and implementation, facilitating learning-oriented analysis sessions with multiple stakeholders, information analysis and report writing;
  • Professional experience in food security and development issues, education and school feeding;
  • Experience in working in partnership and facilitating consultative processes, including workshops, in an international context;
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills in English, proven ability to deliver high-quality products in a timely manner;
  • The individual should hold a post graduate degree in the social sciences preferably in Economics, Development Studies or a relevant field;
  • Prior experience with the UN or in School Feeding Programme or similar social programmes in developing countries would also be desirable


How To Apply

Qualified Ghanaian nationals meeting the above qualifications are requested to submit a cover letter quoting this Vacancy Announcement No. along with their Curriculum Vitae to:

Head, Finance/Administrative Unit
WFP Country Office
7, 7th Rangoon Close, Cantonments
Accra, Ghana

Closing 03 Nov, 2011

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