Programme Associate

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Job Detail

  • Job ID 12469
  • Salary As per the company salary scale
  • No. of Opportunity 1
  • Experience 6 Years
  • Gender MaleFemale
  • Qualification Bachelor Degree
  • Hour full-time
  • Opportunity type Job
  • Duration 1 Year (renewable)
  • Vacancy No. 588645
  • Organization United Nations World Food Programme
  • Location Kabul

Job Description

Job Description:

Based in the CO, the Programme Associate will work under the overall supervision of the Programme Policy Officer (Operations Support) and under the direct supervision of the Programme Policy Officer (SCOPE). The incumbent will be supporting the team in setting up of interventions and management of transfers, reconciliations, and distribution reports.

The main responsibilities include but not limited to:

  • Overall responsibility of digitalization of transfers delivery to beneficiaries using digital solutions (SCOPE in particular) for cash-based transfers, commodity voucher and in-kind assistance interventions
  • Support field offices in selection of proper delivery mechanisms as required based on the type of modality and transfer mechanism
  • Support setting up of assistance interventions for cash-based transfers, commodity vouchers and in-kind assistance in SCOPE in close consultation with field offices
  • Supporting field offices in enrolments, approvals and setting of entitlements in SCOPE
  • Supporting the field offices in SCOEPCARD, SCOPECARD light, Bank account, mobile money, and other type of interventions to ensure consistency with standard operating procedures
  • Supporting field offices in management and troubleshooting of payment instrument tracking
  • Supporting field offices on SCOPE based distribution and redemptions. Troubleshooting any issues and errors that may arise during distribution
  • Coordination with SCOPE Service Desk and Regional Bureau for resolution of problems and errors in SCOPE
  • Digitalize reconciliations for direct cash interventions with various financial service providers in SCOPE
  • Support field offices in reconciliations and settlements of retailers and investigate any issues or discrepancies in the invoices
  • Regularly deliver capacity building sessions around SCOPE transfers management, distributions, and payment instruments to field offices, cooperating partners and financial service providers
  • Regularly conduct field visits to support field offices in interventions setup and distributions
  • Lead and manage SCOPE equipment management with CO ICT. Assess needs for SCOPE equipment well in advance and coordinate wit ICT and procurement for purchase of the equipment
  • Keep an updated inventory of SCOPE equipment together with ICT and follow-up on equipment needs with Field Offices


  • University degree in the fields of business administration, computer science, public administration, or any other relevant field.


  • At least 6 years of experience in management of digital solutions, humanitarian response, identity management, information management, or any other relevant field
  • Experience in digital solutions for assistance delivery is an advantage
  • Demonstrated experience management of databases and MIS, and user support
  • Demonstrated experience of delivery capacity building sessions around information systems

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Familiarity and user experience of information systems and strong data skills
  • Possession of combination of broad business skills coupled with familiarity with management information systems
  • Strong written and oral communication skills Experience working in a United Nations agency, and preferably with WFP.


  • Ability to write and speak in English, as well as Pashto and Dari

How to Apply:

This vacancy announcement is for Afghan nationals only and WFP encourages especially Afghan females and Afghans with disabilities to apply.

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