Apply: WFP Monitoring Assistant

Deadline: 16 June, 2020

Location: Bamenda, Cameroon

The World Food Programme (WFP) is currently seeking applications from eligible applicants for the post of Monitoring Assistant.

WFP is the world’s largest humanitarian agency fighting hunger worldwide.


  • Verify the planned movements and distribution of food or non-food items, reporting issues or discrepancies to the supervisor for timely resolution of problems and to ensure that the quantity distributed and the quality of the operation is in line with WFP standards
  • Maintain information records and monitor plan documentation, such as records of commodity movements and programme checklists, in order to assist in the effective delivery and distribution of food items or non-food items
  • Collate assistance programme(s) data in accordance with clear direction, in order to support programme reviews and informative decision making
  • Liaise with cooperating partners and internal counterparts to gather feedback and comments to support programme reviews and improve services
  • Receive and collate comments and feedback from cooperating partners and beneficiaries, to support identifying programmatic issues with a view to fostering efficient operations
  • Provide guidance for cooperating partners on WFP operational practices, monitoring tools and methods in order to support them to complete self-monitoring tasks and to contribute to the visibility of WFP in the coverage areas
  • Prepare field mission reports to document programme implementation
  • Follow set emergency response processes and procedures for emergency food assistance
  • Perform any other related duty as may be required by WFP Management


  • Completed secondary school
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Project Management, Agriculture, Agricultural Economics, Economics, Rural Development, Food Security, Nutrition, Development Economics, International Development or another relevant field will be an asset
  • Three years, minimum, of relevant professional experience in collecting programme output and outcome data, conducting quantitative and qualitative analyses, and reporting findings to management team, partners and other stakeholders
  • Experience in analysing programme output and outcome data
  • General knowledge of WFP monitoring and evaluation systems and standards
  • Fluency (level C) in English and good working knowledge of French
  • Good understanding of local language Pidgin is desirable

To apply and for more information, click here.

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