Programme Policy Officer (Protection, Gender, and AAP)


World Food Programme (WFP)

  • Career category:Programme/ Project design & management
  • Job type:Job
  • Humanitarian or Development:Humanitarian
  • Experience level:5-10 years
  • Organisation type:Inter-governmental
  • Remote option:No
  • Right to work requirements:International contract
  • Salary: Not Disclosed
  • Work schedule:Full-time
  • Length of contract:Temporary/ Fixed-term
  • Deadline:12/10/2023
  • Location:Haiti
Generic (e.g. 'gender focal point' role Food security & Nutrition
The Haiti Country Office is currently looking for a highly skilled and experienced P3 Programme Policy Officer who will play a crucial role in addressing the critical issues of Protection, Gender, and Accountability to Affected Populations (AAP). This position has been created as part of an Organization Alignment process, designed to streamline operations and enhance efficiency.
KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES (not all-inclusive)
The Programme Policy Officer will operate under the direct supervision and guidance of the Country Director in the Haiti Country Office and will be expected to assume the responsibilities as listed:
  • Undertake protection analyses of issues that are impacting WFP beneficiaries and their communities and the linkages to food security and food assistance. 
  • Advise WFP and partners on the integration of protection in food assistance programmes. 
  • Integrate protection considerations relevant to food security and food assistance into WFP’s tools and processes.
  • Complaints and feedback mechanism and reporting system for protection
  • Safe delivery of assistance 
  • Contribute to the revision and potential development of corporate guidance and materials on Gender, Protection and AAP, and ensure harmonization with other corporate guidance 
  • Contribute to the development of guidance on Gender in the corporate Country Strategic Plan (CSP) guidance and other relevant corporate tools 
  • Contribute to developing guidance and tools that can provide correct understanding and guidance to the Country Office on how to prevent and mitigate GBV concerns in the programme 
  • Ensure adequate inclusion of GBV in any gender capacity needs assessments and development plans for WFP employees. 
  • Develop or provide inputs in Gender Equality Office documents, reports, briefs, talking points, presentations and similar on Protection, Gender, and AAP may be required.     
  • Staff training and capacity-building. 
  • Inter-agency coordination and representation
  • Master’s degree in Gender Studies, International Development, Social Work, Social Sciences or related fields and/or First University Degree with additional years (2 years) of related work experience and/or training/courses. 
  • Minimum 5 years of relevant professional experience. 
  • Experience designing, implementing and/or monitoring GBV prevention and mitigation interventions is an asset. 
  • Experience in assessing capacity development needs and developing learning initiatives, including blended online-in-person training, ideally with a focus on Protection. 
  • Previous experience working in an international organization and/or UN organization/WFP is considered an asset.
  • Fluency (level C) in English language
  • Fluency (level C) in French language
  • Ability to work independently, in a timely and organized manner.
  • Willingness to explore and experiment with new ideas and approaches in my own work.
  • Ability to work in a team and multi-task as needed. 
  • Good interpersonal skills and ability to work in multicultural settings that involve diverse stakeholders.

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