Job Opportunity in Tunisia as a Resilience & Emergency Preparedness Officer from World Food Program

Job Opportunity in Tunisia as a Resilience & Emergency Preparedness Officer from World Food Program

Tunisie 17 nov. 2020
World Food Program

World Food Program

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Organisation à but non lucratif
Pays hôte
Date limite
17 nov. 2020
Niveau d'études
Type d'opportunité
Financement d'opportunité
Financement complet
Pays éligibles
Région éligible
Toutes les régions

WFP provides a job opportunity in Tunisia to work as a resilience & emergency preparedness officer. The program officer will provide support to strengthen the regulatory framework through policies, laws and tools in the area of governance of the program of school feeding as part of WFP’s overall capacity strengthening provided to the Tunisia government.


You must have: 

  • University degree in international affairs, economics, nutrition/health, agriculture, environmental science, social sciences, or other fields relevant to international development assistance.
  • It's preferred to have an advanced university degree.
  • Fluency in both oral and written communication in the Arabic, French, and English languages.
  • At least three years of work experience in a program, fund or agency of the United Nations or non-governmental organizations in the areas of policy discussion and decisions, public information or program support.
  • Gained experience in implementing technical programs (i.e. nutrition, etc.).
  • Implemented programs and provided input into designing operations.
  • Provided input into policy discussions and decisions.
  • WFP seeks candidates of the highest integrity and professionalism who share its humanitarian principle.
  • The selection of staff is made on a competitive basis, and the company is committed to promoting diversity and gender balance.
  • Female applicants and qualified applicants from developing countries are especially encouraged to apply.

Your Responsibilities:

You will be responsible of:

  1. Research and analyze policy and operational issues to support the development of country strategies, program and activities.
  2. Contribute to the preparation of reports on program activities to support decision making and information sharing.
  3. Carry out a documentary review including studies in emergency preparedness, natural disasters, climate change, analysis of recent emergency responses, existing emergency preparedness initiatives, etc. in order to identify the strengths and weaknesses of the emergency preparedness and response system in Tunisia.
  4. Prepare and carry out detailed interviews at the national, regional and local level with stakeholders involved in emergency preparedness and response. 
  5. Liaise with institional contrepart to improve the framework of the GRC (Gestion des Risques et de Catastrophes) in Tunisia.
  6. Liaise with other functional sections and units to ensure effective internal collaboration.
  7. Perform other duties as required.

About World Food Program:

The World Food Program (WFP) is the food-assistance branch of the United Nations and the world's largest humanitarian organization addressing hunger and promoting food security. According to the WFP, it provides food assistance to an average of 91.4 million people in 83 countries each year. From its headquarters in Rome and from more than 80 country offices around the world, the WFP works to help people who cannot produce or obtain enough food for themselves and their families. It is a member of the United Nations development group and part of its executive committee.

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