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UN WFP Jobs In Afghanistan, Kabul, Nangarhar, Badakhshan, Kandahar, Herat, Balkh 2022



UN WFP Jobs In Afghanistan, Kabul, Nangarhar, Badakhshan, Kandahar, Herat, Balkh 2022

Date Posted: Sep 19, 2022
Reference: 173363
Closing Date: Oct 3, 2022
Work Type: Full Time
Number of Vacancies: 6
Gender: Any
Functional Area: Social Science ,International Development,Political Science,Law
Nationality: Afghan
Salary Range: As per company salary scale
Years of Experience: 3 – 4 Years
Contract Duration: 11 month(s)
Possibility of Contract Extension: Maybe
Contract Type: Service Contract
Probation Period: Unspecified
Required Languages: Dari,Pashto,English

About UN-WFP Afghanistan:

UN WFP Jobs In Afghanistan
UN WFP Jobs In Afghanistan


UN WFP Jobs In Afghanistan, Kabul, Nangarhar, Badakhshan, Kandahar, Herat, Balkh 2022

WFP seeks candidates of the highest integrity and professionalism who share our humanitarian principles. Selection of staff is made on a competitive basis. We are committed to promoting diversity and the principle of equal employment opportunity for all our employees and encourages qualified candidates to apply irrespective of religion or belief, ethnic or social background, gender, gender identity and disability.



The World Food Programme (WFP) is the leading humanitarian organization saving lives and changing lives, delivering food assistance in emergencies and working with communities to improve nutrition and build resilience.

ORGANIZATIONAL CONTEXT of UN WFP Jobs In Afghanistan, Kabul, Nangarhar, Badakhshan, Kandahar, Herat, Balkh 2022

The hunger crisis in Afghanistan is unfolding at a rapidly, with over half the country’s population of 40 million now facing acute food insecurity—the highest number the humanitarian community has ever seen in Afghanistan. Work opportunities are shrinking, with most households now reporting just one day of work per week. This comes on top of the worst drought in years, which is especially concerning for the 85 percent of the population who rely on agriculture for livelihoods.

Preventing and mitigating a drastic increase in hunger and malnutrition is the aim of WFP in Afghanistan which can only be achieved through the scaled up and sustained complementary food security and nutrition interventions, combined with a scale-up of resilience interventions to safeguard gains. WFP has embarked on a significant month on month scale-up of its crisis response and resilience program’s across the country, ensuring that the programme is delivered at the right scale and time, targeted to the right areas. WFP is also actively following up on evolving trends to pre-empt hotspots, while guaranteeing quality and maximum impact of the programme through the monitoring of these hotspots to be able to support continued donor advocacy.

Job Summary for UN WFP Jobs In Afghanistan, Kabul, Nangarhar, Badakhshan, Kandahar, Herat, Balkh 2022

WFP is recruiting a Programme Associate (Protection, Gender and AAP Focal Point) for each of its Area Office to support its PGAAP commitments.

Duties & Responsibilities for UN WFP Jobs In Afghanistan, Kabul, Nangarhar, Badakhshan, Kandahar, Herat, Balkh 2022

  • Ensure that all complaints and grievances are verified in a safe, dignified, and timely manner, and that qualify feedbacks are provided to users of WFP’s Community Feedback Mechanisms
  • Ensure that all cases are entered into the online Client Response Management (CRM) tool with sufficient level of details
  • Undertake verifications of sensitive cases and provide guidance and training to Cooperating Partner staff and Third-Party Monitoring staff on verifications falling under their umbrella
  • In close coordination with the CO Gender and Protection, AAP units, organize and facilitate regular trainings on Accountability to Affected Populations to WFP, Cooperating Partner, Third Party Monitoring staff, as well as other stakeholders as identified.
  • Ensure data privacy and informed consent in all two-way communications and all steps of verification processes
  • Report findings and trends to the Head of Area Office, and Head of Protection/Accountability in the Country Office
  • Comply with quality assurance plans requirements and contribute to post-case surveys
  • Provide support and guidance on protection and gender issues to Area Office units for programmatic implementation according to WFP’s Protection and Gender policies
  • Handle sensitive cases including, but not limited to gender-based violence, protection, child protection, sexual exploitation and abuse, data privacy, amongst others. This will include adhering to the specified protocols for management of sensitive issues as outlined in the CFM Standard Operating Procedures
  • Engage with the diverse community supported by WFP to understand their information needs, preferences, capacity, and community information systems, and work jointly on strategies with the Community Engagement team from the Country Office, ensure follow-ups and recommendations are implemented in Area Office
  • Regularly review the accessibility and inclusivity of the WFP feedback mechanisms, in collaboration with the affected populations, and suggest community preferred remedies to the Community Engagement team for adoption and implementation. This includes ensuring that people with disabilities, women, youth, older people, and minorities (ethnic, religious, language, etc.,) have full access and enjoyment of WFP’s feedback mechanism.

Job Requirement for UN WFP Jobs In Afghanistan, Kabul, Nangarhar, Badakhshan, Kandahar, Herat, Balkh 2022



Advanced University Degree in one of the following disciplines: Social Sciences, International Development, Political Science, Law or related field; must have specialization in protection, gender, and/or human rights related fields.


  • Three years or more of relevant work experience in communications related to protection, gender, accountability to affected populations.
  • Strong community relationships building capacity.
  • In-depth knowledge and operations experience in risk identification and operationalization of mitigation measures, protection, conflict sensitivity, gender, gender-based violence, humanitarian principles, access, and other humanitarian policy issues, and their linkages to humanitarian assistance.
  • Demonstrated field experience working on protection, gender, accountability to affected populations, disability inclusion and promotion of risk mitigation measures and good practices.
  • Innovative and self-driven with strong commitment to results focused work.
  • High ethical standards and commitment to WFP’s AAP goals
  • Strong analytical, writing and communication skills.
  • Capacity to build sustainability in WFP’s communication practice.
  • Strong capacity in establishing and sustaining relationships with diverse stakeholders.
  • Experience in communications in humanitarian settings


Fluency (level C) in English language, plus Pashto and/or Dari, preferably both.

Job Location:

Afghanistan, Kabul, Nangarhar, Badakhshan, Kandahar, Herat, Balkh

Submission Guideline for UN WFP Jobs In Afghanistan, Kabul, Nangarhar, Badakhshan, Kandahar, Herat, Balkh 2022

Female applicants and qualified applicants with disabilities are especially encouraged to apply


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  • Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
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UN WFP Jobs In Afghanistan, Kabul, Nangarhar, Badakhshan, Kandahar, Herat, Balkh 2022

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