Project Coordinator WFP, Coordinateur de projet PAM, Cameroon, INTERSOS

Project Coordinator WFP, Coordinateur de projet PAM, Cameroon, INTERSOS

Role Responsibilities/ Responsabilités du rôle

INTERSOS Vacancy Details

Job Title

Project Coordinator WFP







Duty Station

40% Bamenda et Buea (Sud Ouest et Nord Ouest)

60% Maroua et Kousseri (Extrême Nord)

Starting date


Contract duration

9 months

Reporting to

Head of Mission

Functional Supervisor

Programmes Manager

Supervision of

3 PM (national staff)


Non-family duty station

General context of the project

INTERSOS has been working in the Far North of Cameroon since 2015, by providing a response to the humanitarian needs linked to the crisis in the Lake Chad Basin, particularly in the field of protection.

INTERSOS has also been working since 2018, in the South-West and North-West regions of the country.

Since 2020, in partnership with the WFP, INTERSOS has strengthened its interventions in the Far North as well as in the South-West and North-West regions with food assistance activities and cash transfer to support the needs of the most vulnerable IDPs, refugees and asylum seekers and host communities.

In 2022, in addition to GFD/Nutrition and CBT, interventions will integrate the activities of FFA (Food Assistance for Assets) and HGSF (Home Grown School Feeding).

General purpose of the position

The WFP projects Coordinator is responsible for the coordination, implementation, technical supervision and monitoring of activities planned by the food security and CBT projects. He / she will be in charge of ensuring the coherent planning of the implementation of project activities, while respecting the operational planning defined in connection with the coordination of the mission.

Main responsibilities and tasks

Support projects Managers to develop objective and timely planning of projects activities, in in North West, South West and Far-North regions;

Support Project Managers to guarantee operational, financial and programmatic management in West, South West and Far-North regions.

Coordinate with partners and stakeholders (humanitarian actors, administrative authorities), with representatives of donors and other actors present in the field in collaboration with Project Managers.

Coordinate the WFP Project in collaboration with team members / Project Manager through the monitoring of joint activities;

Ensure compliance with the work plan and propose readjustments if necessary to the Project Managers;

Ensure the monitoring and evaluation of activities through the development and updating of monitoring tools in collaboration with the coordination of the Mission;

Support Project Managers in writing narrative and financial reports to be submitted to WFP;

Contribute to the monthly update of information to be shared with the relevant clusters / working groups in collaboration with Project Managers;

Ensure the timely submission of the monthly internal activity report to the organization including the PAT monitoring tool;

Ensure an adequate line of communication (internal and external) with Project Managers and with the Coordination of the Mission;

Quickly and accurately report any difficulty encountered in setting up the projects to the Mission Coordination and help identify solutions in collaboration with Project Managers ;

Participate with Project Managers in sectoral coordination meetings at the field level;

Contribute to the management of safety, access and security according to the approaches established and the tools in use in the mission to ensure that the distribution is done in organized manners;

In collaboration with Project Managers, identify needs and propose new potential programs or activities to be implemented in the field with WFP and other donors.

Food warehouses management of the project:

Ensure appropriate management skill of food warehouse management in coordination Project Managers and logistics team lead;

Ensures that Project Managers do regular monitoring and reporting of food warehouse exit and entry in coordination with Logistic team lead and reporting to donor,

Good knowledge of secondary transportations process, reporting and handing with transporters.

Administrative management of the project:

Ensures that Project Managers do appropriate management of project funds (update projects financial planning on a monthly basis;

Ensures that Project Managers do regular monitoring of projects expenses in collaboration with the administration,

Propose budgetary readjustments to the administration in collaboration with Project Managers;

Ensure that the INTERSOS and lessor purchasing procedures are respected in the implementation of activities

Human Resource Management:

Contribute to the selection and recruitment of national project staff according to needs and budget;

Support Project Managers to do regulary effective and objective evaluation of the performance of the staff and the final evaluation;

Ensure continuous training of the project teams in collaboration with the Mission Coordination;

Knowledge capitalization and management

Ensure the capitalization of experiences and data obtained within the framework of the project in collaboration with Project Managers;

Transmit to the Mission Coordination all photo and video documentation of activities, as well as any significant information on the intervention areas and project activities to feed visibility, fundraising and communication needs.


Degree or certification in warehouse, transport logistics (only in conjunction with extensive experience in food distribution)

University degree/diploma in international development, nutrition and/or agronomy or any relevant domain.

Professional experience

Minimum 5 years of experience in project management in the humanitarian sector and, among others, including at least 3-year work experience in food security project in a managing position, handling GFD (in-kind, CBT), FFA (Food Assistance for Assets) et HGSF (Home Grown School Feeding), BSFP, handing with secondary transportation and food warehousing management.

Knowledge of the WFP as a donor is mandatory.

Experience in proposal writing required.

Professional requirements

Solid understanding of the humanitarian emergency context;

Ability to work in a volatile security environment;

Organizational skills, including time management, the ability to meet deadlines, multitasking and knowing how to prioritize tasks;

Ability to work under tight deadlines, with little supervision and under pressure;

Great ability to communicate, written and oral, and to maintain relationships with experience in managing work teams;

Ability to work in a team and independently;


Fluent English & French (spoken, read, written).

Personal requirements

Spirit of adaptation to difficult living conditions, and to security constraints;

High skills in management and planning;

Excellent interpersonal skills, diplomacy and partnership approach;

Flexibility and ability to work in a difficult context, under pressure and in an often-uncomfortable environment;

Ability to communicate and work in a team and in a multicultural context;

Ability to work in a highly volatile security environment and in basic living conditions;

Respect for INTERSOS values / mission and PEAS policies;

General Conditions – Type of duty station

Non family duty station

Remuneration   According to position and seniority

Transportation  Round-trip flight. For any mission lasting at least 12 months, at 9 months one free plane ticket to the Country of residency and back to the mission for the humanitarian worker

Medical insurance           Medical Insurance; reimbursement for vaccines, medical certificate and PCR test for deployment; psychosocial support on request

Visa        Visas

Annual leave      2.5 days per month

Installation costs              N/A

School fees         N/A

Induction             Online orientation course

Notes 1 INTERSOS applies a “Learning & Development Policy” which includes the possibility to receive capacitation and to participate in internal and external training. Priority will be given to Staff working for INTERSOS for more than two years. Staff with a seniority >2 with a demonstrated good performance and high commitment will be invited to be part of the INTERSOS Pool and to create their “Personal Development Plan”. They will be then accompanied individually by the Personnel Development Coordinator to shape their capacity-building plan.

Notes 2 The categorization of Family, Non-Family, and Accompanied Duty stations is subject to security criteria.

General Conditions – Accommodation

Shared Guesthouse

General Conditions – R&R

6 days of R&R each 12 weeks + 600$ allowance

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