Career Opportunities at World Food Programme (WFP) June 2023 the World Food Programme is 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. In a world of plenty, where enough food is produced to feed everyone on the planet, hunger should be a thing of the past. However, conflict, climate change, disasters, inequality and – most recently – the COVID-19 pandemic mean one in nine people globally is still going to bed hungry and famine looms for millions.
Career Opportunities at World Food Programme (WFP) June 2023
Powered by the passion, dedication and professionalism of almost 21,000 staff worldwide, the World Food Programme (WFP) works in over 120 countries and territories to bring life-saving food to people displaced by conflict and made destitute by disasters, and help individuals and communities find life-changing solutions to the multiple challenges they face in building better futures. Career Opportunities at World Food Programme (WFP) June 2023
We work to enhance nutrition in women and children, support smallholder farmers in improving productivity and reducing losses, help countries and communities prepare for and cope with climate-related shocks, and boost human capital through school feeding programmes. In conflict situations, we bring relief to exhausted populations and use food assistance to build pathways to peace and stability – work for which WFP was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 2020.
- Business Support Assistant, SSA2
- Business Support Assistant, SC2
This job is in the Kenya Country Office and the job holder will be based in our Kakuma Sub Office. The job holder will be required to provide administrative and programmatic support to the Kakuma team and support a specific business stream and will report to a Programme Associate. At this level, work is carried out under close supervision and job holders are expected to produce organised and accurate work with regular and close contact and communication with the beneficiaries.
KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES (not all-inclusive)
Collect, sort and disseminate correspondence, reports and other materials to meet the required demands of staff to time standards. Respond to simple routine queries with readily available support by senior staff and escalate where appropriate, in order to provide a timely and accurate response to enquiries. Support the maintenance of office files, documents and records in accordance with established systems and processes, so that information is current and readily available for staff.