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.
The World Food Programme Somalia activities include food assistance for relief, emergency school feeding, nutrition and food assistance for assets creation through provision of in-kind and cash-based transfers.
This position is open to qualified Somali candidates with candidates with good knowledge of the local area. Female candidates in particular, are encouraged to apply.
Under the technical supervision of the Finance and Administration Officer and the overall supervision of the Head of Area Office, the incumbent will be responsible for the following duties:
|Education:||Completion of secondary school education. Post-secondary school training or certification in Accounting or related field would be an asset.|
|Experience:||At least four years of progressively responsible work experience in Finance, accounting, audit including atleast one year in the field of administration.
|Language:|| Fluency in both oral and written communication in English and Somali is a requirement.
|Knowledge & Skills:||Has demonstrated experience collecting and monitoring financial data on projects and programmes, assessing financial health and status, and reporting findings to senior leaders. Proven knowledge and experience in using computer software packages is desirable. General knowledge of UN system policies, rules, regulations and procedures and in the area of work.|
Interested and qualified candidates are requested to submit online applications through E-Recruitment.
Applications that do not meet the above requirements will be disregarded. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
WFP seeks applicants of the highest integrity and professionalism who share our humanitarian principles.
WFP is an equal opportunity employer and we are committed to promoting diversity and gender balance.
Selection of candidates is made on a competitive basis.