EOI-Programme Assistant(FRNs -DP) G5 Galkayo, Galkayo, Somalia

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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.

Posting Dates

Date of Issue: 16th September 2022 Closing Date: 23rd September 2022

About WFP

The United Nations World Food Programme is the world’s largest humanitarian agency fighting hunger worldwide and the 2020 Nobel Peace Prize Laureate. The mission of WFP is to help the world achieve Zero Hunger in our lifetimes.

This position is open to qualified Somali candidates. Female candidates in particular, are encouraged to apply.

What will you do?

Manage and support CP data entry in comet and ensure Data are reconciled every month with LESS and logistic Data records Develop and finalize the Distribution plan quarterly in consultation with the head of the unit section, head of the programme/deputy, and head of the area office and update it every month as required Liaise with IT scope staff in providing technical support to the partners as required Process the FRNs by activity for all in-kind delivery and reconcile STOs with FRNs for clearance before food dispatch Undertake field visits as required and to ensure proper biometric registrations are being conducted; Plan and prepare distribution cycles for the Cash and Voucher (C&V) projects under the Area Office. Support the focal points in distribution cycles for cash and voucher projects under the AO Follow-up with partners on the progress of redemption of the voucher/cash Liaise with Logistics Unit to update the Cash and Voucher (C&V) tracking sheet. Assist in the preparation of the weekly and monthly management reports and monthly consolidation of beneficiaries table for submission to the County Office. Assist in the preparation of periodic outcome and visibility reports for donors. Perform any related tasks as per requirement

Minimum Qualifications


Completion of secondary school education, preferably supplemented by courses in development economics, monitoring and evaluation, food security or another related field


At least Five years of progressively responsible experience related to program functions and working on development, food and humanitarian assistance, and Database management would be an added advantage.

Language: Proficiency in both oral and written communication in English and Somali is a requirement.

Knowledge & Skills:

  •  Experience utilising computers including word processing, spreadsheet, and other software packages. Knowledge of WFP regulations and rules, and WFP policies and procedures in work would be an added advantage.
  •  Fluency in both oral and written communication in Somalia and English is a requirement.

Terms and Conditions

1 Year (Initial).


23rd September 2022

WFP does not charge any application fee to candidates.

All employment decisions are made on the basis of organizational needs, job requirements, merit, and individual qualifications. WFP is committed to providing an inclusive work environment free of sexual exploitation and abuse, all forms of discrimination, any kind of harassment, sexual harassment, and abuse of authority. Therefore, all selected candidates will undergo rigorous reference and background checks.

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.

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