Inter-Agency PSEA Coordinator – SSA9 (758948), Coordinateur PEAS inter-agences – SSA9 (758948), Yaoundé, The United Nations World Food Programme

Inter-Agency PSEA Coordinator – SSA9 (758948), Coordinateur PEAS inter-agences – SSA9 (758948), Yaoundé, The United Nations World Food Programme

Role Responsibilities/ Responsabilités du rôle

WFP celebrates and embraces diversity. It is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all its employees and encourages qualified candidates to apply irrespective of race, colour, national origin, ethnic or social background, genetic information, gender, gender identity and/or expression, sexual orientation, religion or belief, HIV status or disability.


The United Nations World Food Programme is the world’s largest humanitarian agency fighting hunger worldwide.  The mission of WFP is to help the world achieve Zero Hunger in our lifetimes.  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.


Protection from Sexual Exploitation and Abuse (PSEA) is a core commitment of the UN Secretary-General and the Inter-Agency Standing Committee (IASC). In 2016, the Cameroon PSEA Network was established under the auspices of the Resident Coordinator (RC) / Humanitarian Coordinator (HC).

The post of Inter-Agency PSEA Coordinator is based in Yaoundé, in the Resident Coordinator’s Office, and reports to the Resident Coordinator/Humanitarian Coordinator.

On behalf of the Humanitarian Country Team (HCT), United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (UNOCHA), United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and the World Food Programme (WFP) are the respective Lead and Co-leads of the Cameroon PSEA Network. WFP seeks to recruit an Inter-Agency PSEA Coordinator to support the Cameroon PSEA Network.


Education: Advanced University Degree in one of the following disciplines: International Relations, International Law, Peace and Conflict Studies, Social Anthropology, or related fields.

Experience: Minimum 3 years of relevant professional experience in humanitarian response, in women and children’s rights, violence prevention and response, and/or gender-based violence/Victim assistance, Protection; – Human rights, – Child Protection.

Language: International Professional: Fluency (level C) in English language. Intermediate knowledge (level B) of a second official UN language: Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian, Spanish, and/or Portuguese (a WFP working language).

National Professional: Fluency (level C) in English language and the duty station’s language, if different.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES (not all-inclusive)

Working closely with the PSEA Network co-chairs, the PSEA Coordinator will fulfill the following key responsibilities:

Support the PSEA in-country programme (support the leadership and the network in developing PSEA strategy and action plan, network and risk assessment).

Coordinate the -PSEA Network in coordination with the Network co-chairs in the fulfillment of its responsibilities the PSEA Network TORs and Action Plan.

Represent the PSEA Network and update on PSEA activities as relevant.

Support the implementation across country of the approved SOP on reporting and addressing SEA complaints.

Engage stakeholders on Community engagement (support the network to learn about community perspectives, to raise collective awareness and develop collective communication messages).

Support the network to establish and maintain a Complaint and Feedback Mechanism, linking the Network members’ mechanisms through the development of agreed referral pathways, and capacity-building of all personnel involved in operationalizing and managing the complaint channels on the inter[1]agency protocols.

Work closely in Coordination with Humanitarian Clusters/Sectors to ensure PSEA mainstreaming.

Support the Monitoring and Evaluation processes.

Promote information-sharing through proactive outreach to external partners, Sharing updates and recommendations to Senior leadership and support bodies.


An updated PSEA Strategy and PSEA Action Plan.

Meetings of the Network held regularly, and reports shared.

An updated risk assessment database.

Roll out of the inter-agency Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) on reporting and addressing SEA complaints.

Development and alignment of all needed referral pathways for efficient support to survivors.

Updating and monitoring the network training plan.

A collective communication strategy with tools to raise awareness on key PSEA messages and information to communities and affected populations.



Understand and communicate the Strategic Objectives: Builds an understanding of WFP’s Strategic Objectives

Be a force for positive change: Approaches individual tasks and responsibilities with a positive attitude and demeanor.


Look for ways to strengthen people’s skills: Seeks opportunities to build and enhance individual skills.

Create an inclusive culture: Demonstrates respect and understanding for diversity and cultural differences.


Encourage innovation & creative solutions: Assesses own tasks and responsibilities to find ways to be more efficient.

Focus on getting results: Maintains accurate records of completion times and tasks in own areas of responsibility.


Connect and share across WFP units: Understands WFP’s organizational structure, including the purpose and mission of each unit.

Build strong external partnerships: Supports team in working with colleagues and WFP’s partners in the field toward common goals.


Contract Type : Special Service Agreement – SSA9

Unit : Resident Coordinator’s Office

Duty station : Yaoundé; Cameroon

Duration : 11 months (extendable)


Application Deadline: 21st April 2023


WFP has a zero-tolerance approach to conduct such as fraud, sexual exploitation and abuse, sexual harassment, abuse of authority and discrimination. All selected candidates will be expected to adhere to WFP’s standards of conduct and will therefore undergo rigorous background verification internally or through third parties. Selected candidates will also be required to provide additional information as part of the verification exercise. Misrepresentation of information provided during the recruitment process may lead to disqualification or termination of employment

WFP will not request payment at any stage of the recruitment process including at the offer stage. Any requests for payment should be refused and reported to local law enforcement authorities for appropriate action.

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