Monitoring Assistant GS4, Gwa, Myae Bon & Min Byar

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Vacancy Announcement

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.

WFP encourages female candidates and people with disabilities to apply.


Job Title: Monitoring Assistant GS4 (Gwa, Myae Bon & Min Byar)

Grade : General Service Level 4

Type of contract: Fixed Term

Number of Post : 1 x Gwa, 1 x Myae Bon & 1 x Min Byar

Duration: 12 months (extendable)

Duty Station: Gwa, Myae Bon & Min Byar

Report to : Programme Associate

Date of Publication: 22 November 2022

Deadline of Application: 06 December 2022


This post is opened for Myanmar Nationals Only.
Applications received after the closing date will not be considered. Only short-listed candidates will be notified.

Female applicants and qualified applicants are especially encouraged to apply.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES (not all-inclusive)

Under the direct supervision of Programme Assistant (SF) and overall supervision by the Head of Field Office in WFP Sittwe, the incumbent will perform the following duties: –

  • Coordinate and strengthen the relationship with Government Counterpart Departments to implement multi-sectoral programme to be in line with WFP Country Strategies Plan and strategic planning at all levels as required.
  • Coordinate with other UN/INGOs/CBOs/CSOs in each respective area to enhance capacity of collaboration and sharing of information and brought forward fruitful information to relevant units for further necessary action.
  • Make the proper plan and to collect the data of responsible area in terms of base line data, area profile and other programme related activities and to conduct targeting exercise for all activities.
  • Make the proper plan to distribute food to different beneficiaries. Assess project performance including utilization of resources and achievement of planned targets.
  • Coordinate and monitor the implementation of the assistance programme at the local level, in close collaboration with the Cooperating partners.
  • Monitor, review and report the overall commodity movements such as food deliveries, storage, transport, and distribution at the site and verify if the amounts received have been properly recorded, damaged or suspected to be damaged.
  • Supervise the efficient distribution of food items at the site and ensure proper distribution of entitlements and verify appropriate entitlements are distributed and provide feedback to supervisor and others on the distribution.
  • Assist in the conduct of regular meetings with community leaders, Project Management Committee (PMC) members, any other relevant committee members and implementing partners on the commodity pipeline distribution arrangements, food entitlements, other relevant issues and empowering them with knowledge to achieve our goals.
  • Monitor and inspect FFA/CFA and NFI projects, ensuring that relevant WFP norms are properly adopted, and supervise on-going FFA/CFA and NFI project to ensure that all contracts comply with technical specifications
  • Compile and continually update a list of completed and on-going Food/Cash for Community Asset Creation projects and follow-up activities
  • Work closely with Cooperating Partners (CPs) to ensure that projects contribute to the long-term development of village communities
  • Update and upload Monitoring and Evaluation database on FFA/CFA/NFI activities
  • Perform accurate, timely recording of data within the specific technical area of work (e.g., food security and vulnerability assessments) following corporates standards and guidelines
  • Work and exchange information with internal counterparts to support effective collaboration, implementation and monitoring of ongoing project activities
  • Support communication and activities with local partner, agencies, NGOs and government institutions
  • Perform as a member of office committee, such as Bid Opening Committee, Market Assessment Committee, monthly commodities stock-taking, etc.
  • Perform any other appropriate duties as requested by the supervisor.


EducationCompletion of secondary education. Relevant post-secondary qualification will be an added advantage.


Work ExperienceFour or more years of responsible programme and monitoring experience. Proficiency in MS Office skills in Excel and PowerPoint.


LanguageFluency in both oral and written communication in Myanmar and English.



  • Conceptualize, develop, plan and manage programs, leadership and teamwork skills, good
  • Proficient in the use of office equipment and computer software packages, such as Microsoft Word.
  • Knowledge of work routines and methods to complete processes under minimal supervision.
  • Ability to work within tight deadlines and manage multiple tasks simultaneously independently.
  • Proven ability to analytical, communication, negotiation and advocacy skills;
  • Ability to work in a team and establish effective working relationships with people of different national and cultural backgrounds.



These common standards of behaviour guide HOW we work together to accomplish our mission.

Leads by Example with Integrity Drives Results and Delivers on Commitments Fosters Inclusive and Collaborative Teamwork Applies strategic Thinking Builds and maintains Sustainable Partnerships
Lives the WFP values and shows humanity and integrity by role modelling care for others Delivers on commitments and adapts readily to change Is inclusive and collaborative, and contributes to a culture of learning and personal growth Demonstrates commitment to gather perspective, analyse options and risks, and propose new ways of doing things Builds and nurtures external partnerships and collaborates with partners to deliver common objectives


The United Nations World Food Programme is the 2020 Nobel Peace Prize Laureate. We are the world’s largest humanitarian organization, saving lives in emergencies and using food assistance to build a pathway to peace, stability and prosperity for people recovering from conflict, disasters and the impact of climate change.

Every day, WFP works worldwide to ensure that no child goes to bed hungry and that the poorest and most vulnerable, particularly women and children, can access the nutritious food they need. At WFP, we are driven and defined by our mission to fight world hunger, save lives, feed people’s dreams of a brighter future, reduce risk and help enable people, communities and countries meet their own food and nutrition needs. WFP goes anywhere it’s needed and does what it takes to get the job done. You will find our people at the heart of every major humanitarian intervention around the world, providing the essential life-saving foundation required for those furthest behind. Each year, we reach an average of 80 million people with food assistance in around 80 countries. Delivering our mission requires deep respect for personal and cultural differences and close collaboration between every member of our global team. While the 16,000-people working for WFP reflect the rich diversity of the world in which we work, the vital importance of our shared mission underpins a remarkably close community of purpose.

The World Food Programme (WFP) is offering life-changing job opportunities you are unlikely to find in other organizations. Working at WFP will give you the opportunity to work beyond your expectations, to be enriched by truly meaningful work and deepen your professional expertise.


All employment decisions are made on the basis of organizational needs, job requirements, merit, and individual qualifications. WFP is committed to providing an inclusive work environment free of sexual exploitation and abuse, all forms of discrimination, any kind of harassment, sexual harassment, and abuse of authority. Therefore, all selected candidates will undergo rigorous reference and background checks.

No appointment under any kind of contract will be offered to members of the UN Advisory Committee on Administrative and Budgetary Questions (ACABQ), International Civil Service Commission (ICSC), FAO Finance Committee, WFP External Auditor, WFP Audit Committee, Joint Inspection Unit (JIU) and other similar bodies within the United Nations system with oversight responsibilities over WFP, both during their service and within three years of ceasing that service.