World Food Programme Job Vacancy: Vulnerability Analysis and Mapping (VAM) Officer – Indonesian

Posting Job


November 15, 2015

Expired Job


June 19, 2019



World Food Programme, Indonesia invites applications from eligible candidates for the following position:

Position: Vulnerability Analysis and Mapping (VAM) Officer
Post Grade: SC9
Starting Date: 1 Jan 2016
Duration: Initial 6 months with possibility for extension
Contract Type: Service Contract
Duty Station: Jakarta

Duties and Responsibilities: Under
the overall guidance of the Head of Programme and direct supervision of
the Head of the VAM Unit, the incumbent will undertake the following
duties and responsibilities:
  • Develop
    capacity of government and partners to conduct vulnerability analysis
    which effectively informs decisions on government prioritization and
    resource allocation.
  • Provide
    technical assistance to government to develop food security and
    vulnerability analysis products which contribute to an evidence-base to
    inform strategies, policies and programmes
  • Develop response analysis exercises to improve cohesion between analytical findings and programmatic responses.
  • Contribute to food security and nutrition research including causal analysis, policy impact analysis and similar activities.
  • Collect
    and manage data required for food and nutrition security analysis
    jointly with government agencies and other related partners in order
    prepare periodic food security analysis, monitoring and early warning
    publications as required.
  • Liaise
    with government partners to monitor ongoing projects, ensuring
    effective collaboration, timeliness and efficiency and highlighting
    potential risks to project delivery.
  • Foster
    collaboration with government and national and sub-national levels on
    food security analysis and programmes through active engagement and
    general technical support.
  • Participate and contribute to joint activities national food security cluster systems. 
  • Act
    in an assigned emergency response capacity as required to provide
    preliminary impact assessments and contribute to needs assessments.
  • Perform other related duties as required.
Qualifications and Experiences:
University degree with emphasis in one or more of the following
disciplines: economics, agriculture, statistics, GIS, geography, public
health, social sciences, development studies or a related field.

At least five years of postgraduate professional experience in food
security, nutrition, poverty and vulnerability analysis or a closely
related area

Demonstrated proficiency in the use of statistical tools and methods
for food security analysis. Developed practical expertise in food
security analysis and mapping.  Demonstrated technical knowledge and
understanding of WFP vulnerability mapping systems and assessment
standards. Advanced knowledge of climate change, food security,
forestry, vulnerability and government policies. 

Language: Fluency in both oral and written communication in English and Bahasa Indonesia

candidates meeting the above requirements are requested to apply.
Female candidates are especially encouraged to apply. Applications
should be addressed by E-mail to: no later than 27 November 2015

All applications must include an accurately filled in Personal History Form (P11) available at the following link HERE. Please state the vacancy announcement number and title of the post you are applying for in the email’s subject header line.

“Only short-listed candidates will be contacted”
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