Programme Associate

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Job Detail

  • Job ID 12471
  • Salary Competitive Remuneration package
  • No. of Opportunity 6
  • Experience 6 Years
  • Gender MaleFemale
  • Qualification Bachelor Degree
  • Opportunity type Job
  • Duration months
  • Vacancy No. 547139
  • Organization United Nations World Food Programme
  • Location Badakhshan Balkh Herat Kabul Kandahar Nangarhar

Job Description

Job Description:

Based in the Field office, Programme Associate will work under the overall supervision of the Head of Field office and Head of Programme in the field office and under direct supervision of SCOPE Lead in the Field Office. The incumbent will also work in close coordination with Country Office (CO) relevant functional units particularly CO SCOPE Team. The incumbent will support WFP’s corporate beneficiary and transfer management platform- SCOPE implementation at the WFP field office level including supporting registrations, transfers management, capacity building and data quality.


The Programme Associate will be responsible for supporting the use and implementation of SCOPE at the Field Office level including:

  • In close coordination with SCOPE Field office Lead and Country Office SCOPE teams, support SCOPE registrations and SCOPE end-to-end rollouts
  • Participate in Project Technical Review Committee (PTRC) as alternate to SCOPE Programme Associate to review Cooperating Partners’ proposals for SCOPE resource allocation, provide recommendations according to standard SCOPE resources requirement and coordinate with ICT for provision of SCOPE equipment
  • In coordination with Field office ICT, regularly provide SCOPE trainings to Cooperating Partners’ staff on SCOPE registrations, real-time biometric identification, data quality standards, redemptions and reconciliations
  • In coordination with Field Office ICT, manage SCOPE equipment with CPs and ensure equipment are efficiently used and returned on time
  • Update the SCOPE registration and equipment tracker on a weekly basis and follow-up with CPs on any delays in registrations as well as equipment delivery
  • Provide support in regularly extracting error reports from SCOPE, check data quality and analyse data for fulfilment of programme information needs and exclusion of duplicate beneficiaries
  • Support the deduplication focal point in resolving and actioning some cases to ensure distribution lists are duplication free
  • Regularly visit SCOPE registration and redemption sites to ensure compliance with SCOPE SOPs aiming for collecting quality data and to ensure adequate beneficiary sensitization at the registration/redemption sites
  • Support CBT and in-kind transfers by setting up intervention, delivery mechanisms and entitlements in SCOPE in close coordination with Field Office programme
  • Regularly check SCOPE registration monitoring reports and follow-up with CPs on any issues the reports indicate
  • Review Field office SCOPE user roles, ensure segregation of duties, and make recommendations to Country Office SCOPE Service Desk for granting roles
  • Support the Programme associate in ensuring compliance at Field office level with WFP’s guide to personal data protection and privacy guide, Beneficiary identity management guide, and other relevant WFP policies
  • Actively contribute to improvements in SCOPE standard operating procedures by sharing lessons learnt
  • Any other tasks assigned by supervisor


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


  • At least 6 years of experience in identity management, information management, humanitarian response or any other relevant fields
  • Experience in registration of beneficiaries and familiarity with beneficiary information management systems would be an asset
  • Demonstrated experience in project management, business management, and user support
  • Demonstrated experience of drafting project management documents, standard operating procedures, and project implementation plans

Knowledge and 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.
  • Field experience in Afghanistan.
  • Computer skills in Word processing, Excel, PowerPoint, typing English/Pashto/Dari


  • 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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