Seconded to WFP's Technical Support Unit, your primary responsibility will be to provide technical assistance to food security analysis, by developing tools for monitoring the effectiveness of food aid interventions. This will also involve providing training and ensuring active liaison and collaboration with WFP staff, relevant Committees, UN agencies, INGOs and government counterparts.

To succeed in this role, you will have a formal qualification in a relevant discipline (e.g. nutrition, agriculture), 3 to 5 years experience in food security analysis, including participatory rural appraisal and rapid rural appraisal. You will have an ability to extract, interpret and analyse qualitative and quantitative data, as well as a solid track record of participatory learning methodologies and of nutritional surveys and analysis. Computer skills and effective communication and interpersonal skills are essential. Recruitment and selection procedures and checks reflect our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.

Required ASAP. Closing date: 25th July 2001

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