Ongoing Recruitment at United Nations World Food Programme

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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.

Applications are invited for:

 

 

Title: Female Internship Programme – Intern / Data Analyst 1

Requisition ID: 148342
Location: Abuja, Nigeria
Department: Programme & Policy
Duration: 8 months

Purpose

  • The purpose of this female internship programme is to build WFP employer brand as an employer of choice among university students, bolster female staff representation and build the national talent pipeline for WFP’s future requirements.
  • The programme is also expected to promote a better understanding of the United Nations among the participants through experience in the World Food Programme and Improve youth employability though providing an opportunity for work experience to female fresh graduates, and university students.

Key Accountabilities (not all-inclusive)

  • We are seeking to fill the position of a Statistician Intern based in Abuja. Under the direct supervision and technical guidance of the Vulnerability Analysis and Mapping Officer in the Research, Assessment, and Monitoring (RAM) Unit.
  • The intern will assist the unit with the following tasks:
  • Support the design and implementation of food security, nutrition, and outcome monitoring surveys while ensuring that rigorous quality standards are maintained;
  • Support the curation and analysis of food security and nutrition survey data including the preparation of reports and other food security-related products to support operational decision making;
  • Support data management and storage of all assessment data on RAM’s Data Library and other similar cloud-based platforms, following corporate standards and guidelines;
  • Contribute to the development of data processing pipelines to automatically ingest, clean, aggregate, and visualize data;
  • Support broader efforts to ensure timely provision of technical support internally (to various units) and externally (to relevant partners) that are addressing food security and nutrition issues by sharing experiences, lessons learned and best practices;
  • Leverage free learning resources (WeLearn) within WFP to harness knowledge and skills on food security analysis;
  • Support other ad hoc requests as required.

Standard Minimum Qualifications

  • Education: Currently enrolled in a University postgraduate program with at least 12 months of graduate studies completed, or recently graduated (within the past six months), in the field of Statistics, Maths, Economics, Agric-Economics, Social Sciences or a related field.
  • Experience: Basic knowledge of research methods and survey methodologies.
  • Skills: Proficient in the use of statistical software packages (SPSS/ STATA/ R); advanced computer skills in MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint; basic understanding of databases; basic knowledge of GIS; and basic code writing skills.
  • Language: Fluency in both oral and written communication in English. Fluency in Hausa is a plus.

Other Specific Job Requirements:

Terms and Conditions

  • Interns will receive a monthly stipend (not salary) from WFP up to the amount of US$942, paid in local currency according to the prevailing United Nations exchange rate.
  • WFP is not responsible for living expenses, arrangements for accommodation, travel to and from the WFP internship location, necessary visas, and costs related.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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Job Title: Logistics Assistant

Requisition ID: 148101
Location: Abuja, Nigeria
Department: Logistics
Type of Contract and Grade: SC level 5
Unit/Division: Supply Chain
Duration: 12 months

Background and Purpose of the Assignment

  • WFP Supply Chain supports beneficiaries in the northeast of Nigeria on a monthly basis through the Programme unit by implementing the Supply Chain components of food distribution to the people we serve.
  • Upstream unit of the supply chain plays a major role in ensuring adequate quantity of food is delivered to WFP extended delivery points in the North East to ensure monthly food distribution requirements are met.
  • While the unit’s staff strength is currently inadequate to effectively carry out required operation planning, coordination and monitoring tasks, there is a clear need for a logistics staff with a strong technical background in Supply Chain Management to be added to support CO staff in this unit.
  • Listed below are some of the key support that will be required from the proposed position.

Accountabilities / Responsibilities
Under the direction supervision of the Deputy Head of Supply Chain, the incumbent will perform the following responsibilities:

  • Provide support to logistics operations and activities, following standard processes and facilitating, directly or indirectly, the effective delivery of food assistance to beneficiaries.
  • Support timely ordering and delivery of commodities and supplies to authorised partners and destinations.
  • Support management of logistics vendors’ contracting activities including performance monitoring and measurement.
  • Contribute to the drive of continuous improvement by analysing existing operational modalities to identify cost savings and service enhancements opportunities, include solution re-engineering/ redesign initiatives.
  • Prepare accurate, comprehensive, and timely reports and other visual materials that feed into Supply Chain dashboards to support informed decision-making and consistency of information presented to various stakeholders.
  • Act as a point of contact for resolution of operational and reporting queries made to the unit. This includes collaboration with other staff in specific technical area of responsibility for a coordinated response.
  • Respond to a variety of technical queries/requests for support, following standard processes, and obtaining guidance as required, to ensure timely and accurate resolution of all enquiries with a high standard of client service mind-set.
  • Contribute to budget preparation, monitoring and revision for all delivery modalities, ensuring adherence to relevant procedures and in compliance with corporate standards.
  • Assist in monitoring inventory management processes to track trends and account for the inventory status from source to beneficiary.
  • Assist in management of commodity accounting data quality and integrity.
  • Support operational pipeline analyses, assessments and operational planning for all delivery modalities.
  • Process documentation for execution of logistics operations (e.g. customs clearance, invoice verification), take appropriate actions to resolve operational issues escalating various issues to the supervisor.
  • Collect and compile data, produce and/or contribute to reports (e.g. CCTI, SPRs, financial closure, physical inventory, transport performance) and ensure information accuracy in corporate systems to support informed decision-making.
  • Liaise with internal and limited number of external stakeholders to support efficient logistics operations management.
  • Any other duty assigned to me by my supervisor.

Deliverables at the end of the Contract:

  • Contribute to the management/analysis of supply chain pipeline and development of pipeline template
  • Successfully analysis stock position and needs of country EDPs to ensure adequate supply of commodities to warehouses to service monthly distribution.
  • Maintain Local Purchase Food Supply Status document and contribute to the Global Commodity Management Facility (GCMF) Stock Priority Purchase & Conversion Process with Budget & Programming that ensures timely Sales Order processing.
  • Improve supply chain operation visibility by contributing to the establishment of an Upstream Logistics Operation Report and Dashboard for management update and decision making.

Qualifications & Experience Required
Education:

  • University Degree in Supply Chain, Shipping, Logistics, Engineering, or Accounting.

Experience:

  • Three or more years of progressively responsible work experience in operations and logistics with at least three years related to Supply Chain Management at any commercial or national/international humanitarian organization.

Desired Experience:

  • Analytical and conceptual work in support of strategy design and implementation. Coordination of supply chain activities across functions and with external partners. Experience with process improvement and performance management.

Knowledge & Skills:

  • Proficiency in Windows, MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook). Strong analytical and critical thinking skills and ability to write accurately and concisely. Ability to work in a multicultural environment with sound interpersonal and communications skills.

Languages:

  • Fluency (level C) in English language

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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Job Title: Administration Intern – Female Internship Programme

Requisition ID: 148081
Location: Damaturu, Yobe
Employment Type: Internship
Category: Supply Chain
Duration: 8 months

Job Purpose

  • The purpose of this female internship programme is to build the WFP employer brand as an employer of choice among university students, bolster female staff representation and build the national talent pipeline for WFP’s future requirements.
  • The programme is also expected to promote a better understanding of the United Nations among the participants through experience in the World Food Programme and Improve youth employability through providing an opportunity for work experience to female fresh graduates, and university students.

Key Accountabilities (not all-inclusive)

  • Support in the administration of wholesalers/retailers contracts (maintain a contracts tracking database) and monitor/track retailers performances in coordination with other SC – CBT staff and partners based on well-established key performance indicators;
  • Support in the coordination of food quality control activities, and mobile point of sales (mPOS) equipment management;
  • Support in the reconciliations of wholesalers/retailers transactions data, verify and process retailers invoices, and process payment requests;
  • Support in information gathering that will give clear direction in the drafting of documents and preparing reports;
  • Support in the revision and proof-reading of official documents, in order to ensure accuracy of all Retailer/vendor documentation;
  • Interface between retailers and the IT/SCOPE unit in the maintenance of all IT related equipment;
  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned by the Supply Chain unit.

Standard Minimum Qualifications

  • Have recently graduated with a Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Supply Chain and Logistics or related disciplines;
  • Proficiency in MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint);
  • Fluent in English and local language (Hausa or Kanuri)
  • Customer-oriented approach with fast response time to queries from clients and good communication skills.
  • Have demonstrated a keen interest in the work of the United Nations or Humanitarian Sector; Have a demonstrated ability to successfully interact with individuals of different cultural backgrounds and beliefs, which include willingness to try and understand and be tolerant of differing opinions and views. 
  • Knowledge of data analytics and tools will be of added advantage.

Other Specific Job Requirements:

Remuneration
Terms and Conditions:

  • Interns will receive a monthly stipend from WFP up to the amount of US$942, paid in local currency according to the prevailing United Nations exchange rate.
  • WFP is not responsible for living expenses, arrangements for accommodation, travel to and from the WFP internship location, necessary visas, and costs related. 

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply

 

 

 

 

Title: Female Internship Programme (Intern / Gender)

Requisition ID: 147671
Location: Abuja
Duration: 8 months

Job Description

  • WFP seeks candidates of the highest integrity and professionalism who share our humanitarian principles.
  • The selection of interns is made on a competitive basis, and we are committed to promoting diversity and gender balance.

Purpose

  • The purpose of this female internship programme is to build WFP employer brand as an employer of choice among university students, bolster female staff representation and build the national talent pipeline for WFP’s future requirements.
  • The programme is also expected to promote a better understanding of the United Nations among the participants through experience in the World Food Programme and Improve youth employability though providing an opportunity for work experience to female fresh graduates, and university students.

Key Accountabilities (not all-inclusive)

  • Contribute towards the development of a wide variety of projects, plans and processes, ensuring alignment with wider programme policies and guidance.
  • Participate and support in the implementation of the country office gender transformation programme activities and events including al meetings, forums, as needed, to support proper documentation
  • Support the CO’s engagement with the other UN agencies
  • Support the development and dissemination of knowledge products
  • Prepare briefing notes, talking points, and reports as required.
  • Other as required.

Standard Minimum Qualifications

  • Education: Master’s Degree or First University Degree (completed or in-process) in Gender Studies, International Affairs, Economics, Nutrition / Health, Agriculture, Environmental Science, Social Sciences, or other field relevant to international development assistance.
  • National Professional: Fluency (level C) in English language.

Other Specific Job Requirements:

Terms and Conditions

  • Interns will receive a monthly stipend from WFP up to the amount of US$942, paid in local currency according to the prevailing United Nations exchange rate.
  • WFP is not responsible for living expenses, arrangements for accommodation, travel to and from the WFP internship location, necessary visas, and costs related.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply

 

 

 

Title: Female Internship Programme – ICT Intern

Requisition ID: 148141
Location: Maiduguri, Borno
Duration: 8 months

Job Purpose

  • The purpose of this female internship programme is to build WFP employer brand as an employer of choice among university students, bolster female staff representation and build the national talent pipeline for WFP’s future requirements.
  • The programme is also expected to promote a better understanding of the United Nations among the participants through experience in the World Food Programme and Improve youth employability though providing an opportunity for work experience to female fresh graduates, and university students.

Key Accountabilities (Not All-Inclusive)

  • The selected candidate will be assisting the ICT unit with the following key duties:
  • Assisting with basic Help desk support in providing first level support for customers under close supervision of IT Associate.
  • Following up on customer requirements and report to IT unit daily.
  • Assisting in the maintenance of systems and equipment by carrying out routine tasks, such as assisting with issuance of IT equipment, monitoring of network and systems, assisting with video conferencing setup. under close supervision of IT assistant.
  • Assisting with set up and upgrades of computers, phones, and other accessories.
  • Assisting in keeping track of various equipment, issuing items to staff members, and receiving items.
  • Assisting in the deployment/dissemination of standard material, such as, computer hardware and/or software.
  • Assisting in updating the asset management system by doing the physical count with other colleagues.
  • Assisting with performing assigned internet research on a variety of technology solutions to support the mission of WFP.
  • Participating in testing new equipment and technologies.
  • Assisting on special projects related to hardware and software enhancement and troubleshooting.
  • Compiling all up-to-date IT documentation – network diagram, user’s manual and other IT related document.
  • Perform other duties as directed by the Supervisor.

Standard Minimum Qualifications

  • Currently enrolled or have recently graduated from a Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Computer Science, Electronics Engineering, Information Technology or related disciplines;
  • Have completed at least two years of undergraduate study;
  • Have attended courses in the last 12 months;
  • Be computer literate in standard software applications.
  • Basic proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Power Point);
  • Strong knowledge of computer-based networking;
  • Customer oriented approach with Fast response time to queries from clients and good communication skills, with problem description of technical issues in a non-technical way.
  • Have demonstrated keen interest in the work of the United Nations or Humanitarian Sector; Have a demonstrated ability to successfully interact with individuals of different cultural backgrounds and beliefs, which include willingness to try and understand and be tolerant of differing opinions and views.
  • Knowledge of data analytics and tools will be of added advantage.
  • Fluent in English and local language (Hausa or Kanuri)

Other Specific Job Requirements:

  • Good experience with IT tools (office suites and Internet in general)
  • Knowledge with tools and standards for the software development process modelling and management
  • Ability to work in a fast paced, challenging, team-oriented environment
  • Inter-personal communications skills
  • Must be a Female

Terms and Conditions

  • Interns will receive a monthly stipend from WFP up to the amount of US$942, paid in local currency according to the prevailing United Nations exchange rate.
  • WFP is not responsible for living expenses, arrangements for accommodation, travel to and from the WFP internship location, necessary visas, and costs related.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply

 

 

 

Title: Female Internship Programme – ICT Intern

Requisition ID: 148102 
Location: Abuja
Duration: 8 months

Job Purpose

  • The purpose of this female internship programme is to build WFP employer brand as an employer of choice among university students, bolster female staff representation and build the national talent pipeline for WFP’s future requirements.
  • The programme is also expected to promote a better understanding of the United Nations among the participants through experience in the World Food Programme and Improve youth employability though providing an opportunity for work experience to female fresh graduates, and university students.

Key Accountabilities (Not All-Inclusive)
The selected candidate will be assisting the ICT unit with the following key duties:

  • Assist in the documentation of business processes by use of flowcharts and use cases
  • Provide support in the documentation of various SOPs: sensitization, assessment, registration, deduplication, distribution, redemption, settlement, reconciliation.
  • Assist in the preparation of beneficiary data import in line with programmatic needs
  • Interact effectively with internal and external colleagues and user groups to understand their needs, make follow up calls and reminders to weekly meeting with relevant colleagues.
  • Contribute to the preparation of operational plans and deliver resource requirements
  • Produce detailed functional specifications for solution development and write and review documentation appropriate to the System Development Life Cycle for quality, accuracy and comprehensive coverage of functionality
  • Manage test scenarios and test cases, review unit testing for quality, accuracy and comprehensive coverage of both functionality and requirements
  • Manage incoming change, maintenance and support activities to maximize the business value of developed IT solutions
  • Perform any other related duties.

Standard Minimum Qualifications

  • Holder of a Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Information Technology or its related field; 
  • Have attended courses in the last 12 months or graduated in the last 12 months;
  • Proficiency in MS Office (Word, Excel, Power Point);
  • Fluent in English;
  • Customer oriented approach with fast response time to queries from clients and good communication skills;
  • Have demonstrated keen interest in the work of the United Nations or Humanitarian Sector; Have a demonstrated ability to successfully interact with individuals of different cultural backgrounds and beliefs, which include willingness to try and understand and be tolerant of differing opinions and views;
  • Knowledge of data analytics and tools will be of added advantage;
  • Knowledge of software development life cycle;
  • Ability to design and document process flow by working closely with Business engagement officer;
  • Capability of designing user friendly dashboards showing statistics and metrics on the usage of services, Conduct IT assessments and User surveys.

Other Specific Job Requirements:

  • Good experience with IT tools (office suites and Internet in general)
  • Knowledge with tools and standards for the software development process modelling and management
  • Ability to work in a fast paced, challenging, team-oriented environment
  • Inter-personal communications skills
  • Must be a Female.

Terms and Conditions

  • Interns will receive a monthly stipend from WFP up to the amount of US$942, paid in local currency according to the prevailing United Nations exchange rate.
  • WFP is not responsible for living expenses, arrangements for accommodation, travel to and from the WFP internship location, necessary visas, and costs related. 

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply

 

 

 

Title: Female Internship Programme (Partnerships & OIM Intern)

Location: Damaturu, Yobe
Duration: 8 months
Category: Partnership

Job Purpose

  • The purpose of this female internship programme is to build WFP employer brand as an employer of choice among university students, bolster female staff representation and build the national talent pipeline for WFP’s future requirements.
  • The programme is also expected to promote a better understanding of the United Nations among the participants through experience in the World Food Programme and Improve youth employability though providing an opportunity for work experience to female fresh graduates, and university students.

Standard Minimum Qualifications

  • University degree in Political Science, Economics, Statistics, Information Management or Journalism, Business Management, Social Sciences or other relevant field.
  • Demonstrated interest in international humanitarian development.
  • General knowledge of information management best practices, techniques and processes with some understanding of the basic theoretical background.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills, including substantive analysis and report writing skills.
  • Knowledge of, or the ability to quickly assimilate, UN/WFP specific processes and systems.
  • Fluent in English Language

Key Accountabilities (not all-inclusive):

  • The intern will be required to carry out well-defined activities and straight forward analytical work, working closely with a more experienced professional staff member receiving guidance and regular feedback on work performed. Support operational information management and performance reporting (OIM & PR) activities and contribute to the establishment and presentation of standard operating picture of WFP programme portfolio and associated results that facilitate informed and timely decision-making at all levels throughout the organisation.
  • Support staff in assigned area to ensure that standard OIM & PR procedures and templates are followed to drive the quality, consistency and standardisation of information management and performance reporting across WFP.
  • Collate relevant information and data from media and local internal and external sources to facilitate and maximize the exchange of information and data flow between functional area networks in WFP, to provide operational awareness and understanding of events that may have humanitarian and/or operational impact.
  • Support the collation and dissemination of political and humanitarian analysis pertaining to WFP current or future responses and donor policies, trends and preferences to ensure country specific input to WFP’s operational reporting.
  • Support the collation, analysis and communication of information, pertaining to the operational environment and available human, financial and physical assets in order to facilitate access to timely and accurate information used at country, regional and corporate level.
  • Support the Annual Reporting Exercise in collaboration with the country office programme, monitoring & evaluation, logistics and resource management functions to ensure coherence and quality of performance information.
  • Collaborate with counterparts internally to ensure consistency in humanitarian information and to complement WFP analysis and information.
  • Support the assurance of defined quality standards in all processes and products.
  • Other as required.

Other Specific Requirement:

Terms and Conditions

  • Interns will receive a monthly stipend from WFP up to the amount of US$942, paid in local currency according to the prevailing United Nations exchange rate.
  • WFP is not responsible for living expenses, arrangements for accommodation, travel to and from the WFP internship location, necessary visas, and costs related. 

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply

 

 

 

Title: Female Internship Programme – Nutrition

Requisition ID: 148161
Location: Maiduguri, Borno
Duration: 8 months

Job Purpose

  • The purpose of this female internship programme is to build WFP employer brand as an employer of choice among university students, bolster female staff representation and build the national talent pipeline for WFP’s future requirements.
  • The programme is also expected to promote a better understanding of the United Nations among the participants through experience in the World Food Programme and Improve youth employability though providing an opportunity for work experience to female fresh graduates, and university students.

Key Accountabilities (not all-inclusive)

  • Support WFP Maiduguri Area Office Nutrition Unit with the implementation activities of the nutrition interventions whichs include periodic field visits for programme monitoring of all WFP nutrition activities.
  • Support in tracking and analysis of nutrition data to provide input into WFP Maiduguri Area Office reporting activities and contribute to the preparation of accurate and timely reporting on nutrition activities, including use of WFP corporate reporting tools (e.g COMET), to enable informed operational decision making and consistency of (internal and external) information.
  • Support with data quality assurance, reconciliation and data entry of programme output data into WFP’s corporate reporting tool.
  • Participate in relevant nutrition and food assistance co-ordination forums, workshops and trainings.
  • Provide support for regular internal and external meetings with government authorities, partners, and all other relevant stakeholders, as required.
  • Support in effective and timely documentation and filling of all official documents including approved programme report, procurement processes, stock management of non-food items for nutrition programme, etc.
  • Other relevant activities as required.

Standard Minimum Qualifications

  • Holder of a Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Nutrition or related field.
  • Have attended courses in the last 12 months.;
  • Proficiency in MS Office (Word, Excel, Power Point);
  • Fluent in English and local language (Hausa/Kanuri)
  • Customer oriented approach with fast response time to queries from clients and good communication skills.
  • Have demonstrated keen interest in the work of the United Nations or Humanitarian Sector; Have a demonstrated ability to successfully interact with individuals of different cultural backgrounds and beliefs, which include willingness to try and understand and be tolerant of differing opinions and views.
  • Knowledge of data analytics and tools will be of added advantage.

Other Specific Job Requirements:

Terms and Conditions

  • Interns will receive a monthly stipend from WFP up to the amount of US$942, paid in local currency according to the prevailing United Nations exchange rate.
  • WFP is not responsible for living expenses, arrangements for accommodation, travel to and from the WFP internship location, necessary visas, and costs related.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply

 

 

 

Title: Female Internship Programme – Administration Intern

Requisition ID: 147911
Location: Damaturu, Yobe
Category: Programme & Policy
Duration: 8 months

Job Purpose

  • The purpose of this female internship programme is to build WFP employer brand as an employer of choice among university students, bolster female staff representation and build the national talent pipeline for WFP’s future requirements.
  • The programme is also expected to promote a better understanding of the United Nations among the participants through experience in the World Food Programme and Improve youth employability though providing an opportunity for work experience to female fresh graduates, and university students.

Key Accountabilities (not all-inclusive)

  • Perform routine review and archiving of programme reports.
  • Ensure training venues, required materials, attendance sheets etc. are organized in good time.
  • Assist in handling of Hall bookings for meetings and trainings.
  • Review stocks of working materials (Markers, Pens, A4 Papers, etc.) available with Programme Colleagues and make necessary request as stocks get depleted.
  • Perform routine distribution reconciliation processes (all modalities) with guidance from persons assigned.
  • Work with persons delegated to carry out Monthly physical inventory processes at the warehouse.
  • Periodically accompany Programme staffs for routine distribution support and other field-based missions.
  • Attend meetings when requested and take notes for further review and dissemination by Programme leads.
  • Contribute to improvement of business procedures and processes, suggest response to standard queries, and follow up for timely and accurate guidance.
  • Perform other duties as required by Programme unit.

Standard Minimum Qualifications

  • Have recently graduated from a Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Agriculture, Public Health, Nutrition, Sociology, Science or related disciplines;
  • Have completed at least four years of undergraduate study;
  • Proficiency in MS Office (Word, Excel, Power Point);
  • Fluent in English and local language (Hausa or Kanuri)
  • Customer oriented approach with fast response time to queries from clients and good communication skills.
  • Have demonstrated keen interest in the work of the United Nations or Humanitarian Sector; Have a demonstrated ability to successfully interact with individuals of different cultural backgrounds and beliefs, which include willingness to try and understand and be tolerant of differing opinions and views.
  • Knowledge of data analytics and tools will be of added advantage.

Other Specific Job Requirements:

Terms and Conditions

  • Interns will receive a monthly stipend from WFP up to the amount of US$942, paid in local currency according to the prevailing United Nations exchange rate.
  • WFP is not responsible for living expenses, arrangements for accommodation, travel to and from the WFP internship location, necessary visas, and costs related.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply

 

 

 

Title: Female Internship Programme (Human Resources)

Requisition ID: 148121
Location: Maiduguri, Borno
Duration: 8 months

Job Purpose

  • The purpose of this female internship programme is to build WFP employer brand as an employer of choice among university students, bolster female staff representation and build the national talent pipeline for WFP’s future requirements.
  • The programme is also expected to promote a better understanding of the United Nations among the participants through experience in the World Food Programme and Improve youth employability though providing an opportunity for work experience to female fresh graduates, and university students.

Key Accountabilities (Not all-Inclusive)

  • Assist in basic desk support to customers under close supervision of the HR Associate.
  • Maintain and update staff files on the physical filing system and the e-filing platform on Microsoft Teams.
  • Assist in the daily update of Staff in Theatre (Maiduguri AO & Damaturu SO) and submission to UNDSS
  • Assist to update the R&R tracker.
  • Assist in the collation of the monthly staff timesheets for processing.
  • Assist to maintain documentation and update of the Staff Requisition Forms tracker for record purposes.
  • Support in the maintenance of confidential personnel records, HR database and archives.
  • Any other key tasks as assigned by the supervisor.

Standard Minimum Qualifications

  • Holder of a Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Social Sciences or related field;
  • Have attended courses in the last 12 months.;
  • Proficiency in MS Office (Word, Excel, Power Point);
  • Fluent in English and local language (Hausa/Kanuri)
  • Customer oriented approach with fast response time to queries from clients and good communication skills.
  • Have demonstrated keen interest in the work of the United Nations or Humanitarian Sector; Have a demonstrated ability to successfully interact with individuals of different cultural backgrounds and beliefs, which include willingness to try and understand and be tolerant of differing opinions and views.
  • Knowledge of data analytics and tools will be of added advantage.

Other Specific Job Requirements:

Terms and Conditions

  • Interns will receive a monthly stipend from WFP up to the amount of US$942, paid in local currency according to the prevailing United Nations exchange rate.
  • WFP is not responsible for living expenses, arrangements for accommodation, travel to and from the WFP internship location, necessary visas, and costs related.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply

 

 

 

Title: Female Internship Programme (Administration Intern)

Job ID: 147781
Location: Damaturu, Yobe
Duration: 8 months
Category: Administrative

Job Purpose

  • The purpose of this female internship programme is to build WFP employer brand as an employer of choice among university students, bolster female staff representation and build the national talent pipeline for WFP’s future requirements.
  • The programme is also expected to promote a better understanding of the United Nations among the participants through experience in the World Food Programme and Improve youth employability though providing an opportunity for work experience to female fresh graduates, and university students.

Standard Minimum Qualification

  • Holder of a bachelor’s or master’s degree in Social sciences or related field; 
  • Have attended courses in the last 12 months.;
  • Proficiency in MS Office (Word, Excel, Power Point);
  • Fluent in English and local language (Hausa/Kanuri)
  • Customer oriented approach with fast response time to queries from clients and good communication skills.
  • Have demonstrated keen interest in the work of the United Nations or Humanitarian Sector; Have a demonstrated ability to successfully interact with individuals of different cultural backgrounds and beliefs, which include willingness to try and understand and be tolerant of differing opinions and views. 
  • Knowledge of data analytics and tools will be of added advantage.

Key Accountabilities (not all-inclusive):

  • Support guest check in and check out with requisite documentation to and from WFP guest house.
  • Assist in disseminating guest house rules and regulations are communicated to incoming guest for strict adherence.
  • Assist in ensuring housekeeping are carried out promptly with proper adherence to Covid 19 protocol.
  • Timely communication and follow up of any maintenance requirement of the Guest house.
  • Contribute to improvement of business procedures and processes, respond to standard queries, and provide timely and accurate guidance.
  • Monitor and maintain records of emergency food stock in the safe room.
  • Support in all third-party vendor activities within the guest house to ensure proper standards are followed and high service delivery is maintained.
  • Communicate complaints from guests to the Admin officer for prompt attention.
  • Assist in handling of guest booking system.
  • Perform other duties as required by Administration Officer.

Other Specific Requirement:

Terms and Conditions

  • Interns will receive a monthly stipend from WFP up to the amount of USD942, paid in local currency according to the prevailing United Nations exchange rate.
  • WFP is not responsible for living expenses, arrangements for accommodation, travel to and from the WFP internship location, necessary visas, and costs related. 

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply

 

 

Important Information and Notice

  • WFP seeks candidates of the highest integrity and professionalism who share our humanitarian principles.
  • The selection of interns is made on a competitive basis, and we are committed to promoting diversity and gender balance.
  • Female applicants and qualified applicants from developing countries are especially encouraged to apply
  • WFP has zero tolerance for discrimination and does not discriminate on the basis of HIV/AIDS status.
  • No appointment under any kind of contract will be offered to members of the UN Advisory Committee on Administrative and Budgetary Questions (ACABQ), International Civil Service Commission (ICSC), FAO Finance Committee, WFP External Auditor, WFP Audit Committee, Joint Inspection Unit (JIU) and other similar bodies within the United Nations system with oversight responsibilities over WFP, both during their service and within three years of ceasing that service.

 

Application Deadline 13th September, 2021.


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