Food Security & Livelihoods Positions

To improve child well-being, World Vision’s strategy is aimed at saving lives and protecting livelihoods by ensuring food security and building foundational livelihood assets. This strategy combines quick wins for short-term impact with systemic change for long-term sustainability.

Food assistance saves lives through addressing the most dire and immediate forms of food insecurity. It also can make a significant contribution to helping poor households and communities to develop and enhance livelihoods, improve health and education and become self-reliant.

World Vision is committed to helping parents provide for their children by improving the productivity, sustainability and resilience of small farms to create a hunger-free world.


Food Monitor

Job Title: Food Monitor x2

Location: Chipinge

Purpose of the Position

To mobilize community for Registration, Verification and Distribution, set up Final Distribution Points (FDPs) according to World Vision standard distribution procedures and provide end user monitoring and accurate documentation on all commodity distributions.

Major Responsibilities:

Commodity Management and Distribution

  • Liaise with Warehouse staff on distribution planning and commodities dispatching from Warehouse to Final Distribution Points (FDPs).

  • Ensure that all commodities entrusted to World Vision arriving at FDPs are properly accounted for.

  • Scrutinize all waybills for commodities arriving at the FDP.

  • Ensure that the commodities are of correct quantities and quality as manifested on the waybill. Immediately record all quantities delivered short (missing), quantities lost in transit and quantities damaged if any. All observations must be recorded immediately. Commodities must carefully be counted during off-loading.

  • Ensure that at the school storeroom, commodities are stacked in an organized manner, by commodity type to facilitate easy counting.

  • Ensure FIFO is observed at all storerooms in all FDPs.

  • Train FDP Management Committee in commodity stacking, counting, weighing, and FDP Complaints Committee on Complaints handling process.

  • Train beneficiaries on Donor, Implementing Partner, Program, Duration, Selection Criteria, and Ration Sizes.

Project Monitoring

  • Monitor the distribution of commodities for every FDP and produce reports.

  • Submission of distribution plans for each FDP and actual beneficiaries to the District Coordinator for approval.

  • Review all the FDP Documents and compare with the Master Beneficiary List. Record all changes and report them regularly.

  • Follow up on Beneficiary Complaints from Help Desk and give Beneficiaries feedback of their complaints.

  • Prepare Distribution Center Visit Reports (DCVR) and Food Monitors Report after every Distribution.

Commodity Accounting.

  • Ensure that all commodities are accounted for at the FDP and make sure all distributions are carried out according to WV standards.

  • Ensure proper accounting of all quantities of commodities received and distributed at each FDP.

  • Make sure that all Humanitarian Accountability processes and procedures are followed

  • Perform any other duty that may be assigned from time to time

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Diploma in Social Sciences, Development Studies or any relevant field.

  • At least 2 years’ previous experience in a related field.

  • Ability to ride a motor cycle is an added advantage

  • Ability to perform field assignments and willingness to travel for long period of time in difficult terrain, harsh and demanding conditions.

  • Good command of oral and written English, a must.

  • Knowledge and experience in computers especially Microsoft word, Excel, Spreadsheet software.

Cash, Food Security & Livelihoods Lead–Rohingya Refugee Crisis


The Cash, Food Security and Livelihoods Lead – Myanmar Bangladesh Refugee Crisis Program will be a member of the Operations Unit and will provide technical support and direction in the design, implementation, quality assurance and program strategy development for the WV Bangladesh – Myanmar Bangladesh Refugee Crisis Program. The role will input into the scale-up of core project models in alignment with WVI’s global sectoral strategic objectives while keeping in line with the Myanmar Bangladesh Refugee Crisis Program Response Strategy. S/he is expected to provide support directly to field teams, working closely with a range of program implementers and senior management teams.


Technical Support:

  • Provide leadership in the acquisition of Cash, Food Security and Livelihoods (CFSL) Programming to ensure the projects reach the intended beneficiaries and achieved the intended outcomes in alignment with context, humanitarian needs and response strategy as well as operational feasibility and technical quality.

  • Strive to create and use standardized tools and practices, including SOPs, training manuals and work plans, where appropriate, across projects/programs in the Myanmar Bangladesh Rohingya Refugee Crisis Program.

  • Provide technical support during implementation processes of CFSL Sector projects ensuring that donors and WV standards are adhered.

  • Master CTP modalities and apply knowledge for innovative programming as a methodology of WV Bangladesh humanitarian response.

  • Carry out systematized project/program monitoring visits and provide structured feedback in a way that can improve project/ program progress and impact.

  • Provide support the response in the integration of resilience into programming and assist in creating emergency preparedness plans to achieve targeted response to food insecurity, livelihoods and protection.

  • Quality review of donor reports related to the CFSL.

  • Ensure that key cross-cutting themes, such as Child Protection, community participation, partner capacity building, good M&E, coordination, inclusion of women, and inclusion of disadvantaged groups are emphasized and integrated into all projects/programs.

Monitoring Evaluation Accountability and Learning (MEAL):

  • In collaboration with the MEAL team, support in rolling out quantitative and qualitative monitoring and evaluation approaches aiming to build contextually-grounded learning into program activities for Myanmar Bangladesh refugee Crisis Response Program.

  • Work closely with the project, National Office (NO) and Regional based teams to publish relevant lessons learnt and/or case studies regarding CTP within the Bangladesh context.

  • Facilitate setting up of monitoring systems for all cash transfer projects (post distribution monitoring, onsite/agents monitoring, market monitoring, etc) as required by each grant and oversee/lead data collection, analysis, and reporting as per donor's and WVI DMT requirements in coordination with other DME functions of WVSL.

  • Review and ensure reports related to funds distributed to beneficiaries or vendors and number of beneficiaries (adult male / female, boys and girls) are produced on time for submission and tally with the reports produced by other department.

External Networking & Representation:

  • Identify, build and manage collaborative partnerships with member of Myanmar Bangladesh Refugee Crisis Response cluster technical groups.

  • Ensuring high-visibility of WV Bangladesh portfolio, representation and technical leadership among peer organizations.

  • Represent WV Bangladesh CFSL programming on a regional level to relevant bodies and networks, including clusters, working groups, task forces and donor meetings, and identify changes to their policies and priorities that may create opportunities or threats for the programme objectives.

  • Engage with donors at regional level in support of fundraising, profile-raising and scoping of opportunities, working in close collaboration with colleagues at Regional and Headquarters level.

Fundraising and Capacity Development:

  • Proactively develop the capacity of in-country staff working on CTP interventions through mentorship, accompaniment and inhouse training.

  • Support Myanmar Bangladesh Rohingya Refugee Crisis Program in effective resource management, including identifying and addressing technical capacity gaps and if necessary staff recruitment.

  • Provide support and technical capacity building to key staff in field offices.

  • Proactively identify programming opportunities through field observation as well as by developing relationships with key donors and partners working in FSL, economic empowerment, and resilience-based programming.

  • Support proposal development, lead in the technical design and review of concept notes, logical frameworks, budgets and full proposals in relevant technical sectors with close coordination with field teams.

  • Engage directly with donors as required, presenting approaches, concept notes and funding proposals in collaboration with hub and regional office.

  • Work with the GAM and Finance teams to ensure that proposal budgets adequately incorporate technical resource requirements to deliver on stated objectives.


  • Work closely with the security team to develop and maintain systems that ensure the safety and security of the EFSP team and beneficiaries when implementing CTP.


  • Bachelor Degree

  • 5 years of relevant experience in cash programming.

  • Fluency in English and the relevant other UN language, if it is officially used in the country.

Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

  • Experience in Cash Transfer Programming is preferred.

Work Environment/Travel:

  • Be prepared to travel to implementation sites and regional, global meetings as required.

WFP Food Assistance Manager


The WFP Food Assistance Manger (FAM) provides strategic, operational and technical oversight and overall management of the DFAP food commodities Program Component in compliance with WFP and WVI policies plus other relevant standards.


  • Provide supervision and technical support to the resources, ensuring that the reception, handling storage, and documentation of commodities movements are aligned with WFP and WVI compliance Standards and guidelines.

  • Ensure an effective reporting system to produce timely and accurate commodities reports to WFP, WVI DRC Office and other key stakeholders. This will include providing oversight of the Commodity Tracking System (CTS) data integrity (quality and accuracy) and strict adherence to reporting schedules as well as ensuring that the CTS and LMMS are always functional within WFP project.

  • Manage all food resources and commodities budgets in conjunction with the Operation Manager and Finance Manager and ensure spending and expenditures are. Within budget and adhere to donor requirements.

  • Facilitate Food Assistance audits [National, Partnership and Independent (USG A-133) audits] and follow-up implementation of audit Recommendations.

  • Effective Management of sector risks through staff capacity development, rigorous internal controls.

  • Monitoring systems and tools with support and collaboration of the with WFP and World Vision leadership which include Operations Manager and Field Security Officer.


  • Bachelor’s degree in technical area or equivalent experience.

  • Strong communication skills, particularly advanced writing skills.

  • Ability to build relationships cross-culturally.

  • Strong track record of successful coordination or management of large commodities operations.

  • Ability to multi-task.

  • Strong workshop facilitation skills.

  • Strong networking skills.

  • speak both English and French fluently is required for this position.

  • Experience and familiarity with WFPTitle II regulations and reporting requirements.

  • 3-5 years management experience in the food logistics ( warehousing, transportation, distributions).

  • Minimum of two years food assistance program planning experience at supervisory level.

  • Field-based international NGO work experience in Food Assistance program leadership, with a minimum of 3 to 5 years total development and emergency experience.


  • Strong design, monitoring and evaluation skills.