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Vacancy for Protection Officer at World Food Program in Senegal

Vacancy for Protection Officer at World Food Program in Senegal

Country: Senegal
City: Dakar
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Apply for Vacancy for Protection Officer at World Food Program in Senegal. The deadline for this job is 31st May 2021.


The World Food Program is the food-assistance branch of the United Nations. It is the world’s largest humanitarian organization, and the largest provider of school meals. Founded in 1961, it is headquartered in Rome and has offices in 80 countries,

Location and Duration of Assignment

The Protection Officer will be to WFP Office in Bamako, Mali. Likewise, the incumbent will report directly to the Deputy Country Director and she/he will work under the technical guidance of the Regional Humanitarian Policy advisor based in Dakar.

While based in Bamako, the Protection Officer will need to travel extensively to other regions and programs sites in the country. Also, the initial duration of the assignment will be 03 months. She/He will receive a briefing at the starting of the mission and will provide a debriefing and a hand-over report highlight the progress and way forward for the outputs mentioned below


Mali country Office has developed a Protection and AAP action plan aligned with the Country Strategic Plan design and implementation. This plan, in accordance with the corporate WFP policies is gradually being rolled-out in order to mainstream Protection in all facets of WFP’s operations in the country.


  • Identify the protection risks in WFP operations either direct implementation and partners’ implementation
  • Ensure the effective implementation of Accountability to affected Population
  • Also, integrate Protection in program tools
  • Find avenues for inter-agency AAP coordination, in the framework of the Collective Accountability
  • Furthermore, framework, also to avoid duplications and maximize impact;
  • Identify partnerships with other UN humanitarian agencies
  • Similarly, provide training/workshop and Supervision to WFP personnel and partners


  • Advanced degree in Social science, international law, human rights or public policy;
  • 3-5 years of on the ground relevant experience;
  • Also, knowledge of Malian humanitarian and socio-economical contexts;
  • Furthermore, fluent in French, working knowledge of English.

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Type of Opportunity General Job
Deadline31 May,2021
Country Senegal
Company NameWorld Food Program



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