KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES (not all-inclusive, within delegated authority):

  1. Contribute to the development of Country strategies, policies and programmes to ensure that local needs inform country-wide planning.
  2. Support promotion and deployment of WFP’s corporate/CO initiatives, strategies and directions.
  3. Hold accountability for effective management of WFP operations within the area of assignment to ensure timely and effective deployment of assistance programmes.
  4. Effectively manage the Area Office and Field Office(s) under responsibility to ensure transparent and efficient people management and the continued development of a cohesive and high performing team.
  5. Ensure efficient use of financial resources for achievement of set objectives.
  6. Hold accountability for the security of WFP staff, operations, premises and assets in the Area Office to ensure that WFP security and safety standards are locally set and followed. Actively participate and contribute to the Area Security Management Team (ASMT).
  7. Hold accountability for close collaboration with governments and other partners in identifying where assistance can be usefully employed at the local level and ensure provision of support and technical expertise for the planning, formulation and implementation of food assistance programmes, including advice on the context-specific transfer modalities (food, cash or vouchers).
  8. Hold accountability for timely monitoring and evaluation activities and for accurate and comprehensive analysis and reports on WFP’s operations and performance to inform operational planning and decisions.
  9. Forge and nurture external partnerships to improve assistance packages, develop and sustain liaison with local government authorities, international and local NGOs, civil societies, UN agencies, donors, beneficiaries and other partners and media engaged in the field of food security.
  10. Engage with beneficiaries, inspect storage places and points where WFP commodities are received, in order to ensure compliance with WFP policies and that progress is made in the

achievement of project objectives.

  1. Take responsibility for incorporating gender perspectives in all areas of work, to ensure equal participation of women and men.
  2. Other as required.

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