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Programme Business Support Assistant (FSC)

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  • Organization: UN WFP – World Food Programme
  • Location: Mogadishu (Somalia)
  • Grade: Administrative Services and Support – Generally no need for Higher Education – Administrative support
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Operations and Administrations
    • Project and Programme Management
    • Administrative support
    • Sustainable trade and development
    • Sustainable Business Development
  • Closing Date: 2019-11-05

WFP seeks candidates of the highest integrity and professionalism who share our humanitarian principles.

Selection of staff is made on a competitive basis, and we are committed to promoting diversity and gender balance.

Posting Dates

Opening Date: 23 October 2019                                           Closing Date: 5 November 2019

Organizational Background

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 only. Female candidates are encouraged to apply.

Duties and Responsibilities

Under the direct supervision of Food Security Cluster Co-ordinator and overall supervision of the Area Coordinator in WFP Mogadishu Office, the incumbent will be responsible for the following duties:

  • Quality data management for the Food Security Cluster (FSC) and ensure timely submission of reports;
  • Update and maintain the FSC physical and electronic archives;
  • Capacity building of FSC partners through training on how to manage the FSC reporting templates/matrix;
  • Create and maintain directory contacts and mailing lists of Food Security Cluster partners;
  • Support the development of the cluster’s information content and upload on FSC website;
  • Monthly preparation of dashboards and share with United Nations Office for Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA);
  • Monthly preparation of the 3W matrix and share with OCHA, generate cash data and share with relevant stakeholders;
  • Respond to adhoc requests on reporting and data analysis;
  • Review and rate Humanitarian Response Plan (HRP) AND Somali Humanitarian Fund (SHF) proposals during Cluster Review Committee;
  • Provide logistical and administrative support to the FSC team;
  • Perform other duties as required.
Minimum Qualifications
Education:  Completion of secondary school education. A post-secondary certificate in Geography, Information systems, Social studies any other related functional field is desirable.
 Experience  At least three years of progressively responsible support experience including at least on year in the development/humanitarian sector
 Language:  Fluency in both written and spoken English and Somali is a requirement.
 Knowledge  Experience utilizing computers, including word processing, PowerPoint, MS excel and access spreadsheet and other software packages. Knowledge of WFP policies and procedures in the area of work.
Application Instructions

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.


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.

We do our best to provide you the most accurate info, but closing dates may be wrong on our site. Please check on the recruiting organization’s page for the exact info. Candidates are responsible for complying with deadlines and are encouraged to submit applications well ahead.
Before applying, please make sure that you have read the requirements for the position and that you qualify.
Applications from non-qualifying applicants will most likely be discarded by the recruiting manager.


Mogadishu, Somalia
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