World Food Programme recruits 01 Administration Associate
World Food Programme
Humanitaire (ONG, Associations, …), Projet/programme de développement
Opportunités de carrière : Administration Associate G6, Garowe (141318)
Posting Dates : Date of Issue : 17 March 2021 Closing Date : 30 March 2021
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.
Why join WFP Somalia?In Somalia, the World Food Programme provides food assistance for nutrition, livelihoods, and relief through the hard work of more than 500 employees who contribute to making Somalia hunger-free in close partnership with local partners.
This position is open to qualified Somali candidates. Female candidates are especially are encouraged to apply.
Duties and Responsibilities : WFP maintains an Area Office and Guesthouse facility in Garowe. The incumbent will be responsible for coordinating a wide range of administrative services within the Area Office and to provide high-quality, client-focused, and value-for-money oriented administration services.
1. Ensure all administrative activities are conducted in line with the Administrative Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs); 2. Review supporting documentation, verify claims for action and conformance with administrative rules and regulations and liaise with other offices/units as appropriate; 3. Verify resource requirements in the area of responsibility (WFP facilities, assets, light vehicle fleet, etc.), and assist in the identification of new requirements to facilitate efficiency and cost-effectiveness of operations and services. 4. Responsible for provision of services such as facilities management, travel, protocol, and light vehicle management related, etc., reporting any discrepancies to the supervisor for consistent and timely delivery of services, to ensure the provision of a safe and comfortable working environment for WFP staff. 5. Support the production of various data; compile and prepare reports in order to contribute to the provision of accurate information for informative decision-making and to support the effective and timely management of WFP resources. 6. Contribute to planning, monitoring, and processing administrative actions related to procurement, finance, human resources, etc., including contracts with external vendors to ensure all data is accurately and timely recorded, processed in WFP corporate systems, and any operational issues addressed. 7. Adapt and update administrative processes, supporting the implementation of operating procedures, in order to contribute to the continuous improvement of administration services in the area of responsibility. 8. Answer a range of queries related to the provision of administrative services in order to support the resolution of daily issues. 9 Coordinate the activities of a team of staff working in the area, to ensure individual and team objectives are met in compliance with all relevant regulations, policies, and procedures, and performance plans. 10. Provide training and guidance to staff in interpretation of administrative procedures, policies, processes, and use of corporate systems to ensure consistency and efficiency of services provided to all clients.11. Supervise the outsourced contractors providing a variety of services, including cleaning and catering services, to ensure service provision in accordance with WFP specifications; maintain database of contracts validity and ensure timely processing of related payments12. Perform any other duties as may be assigned
Deliverables : 1. High-quality periodic reports 2. Turnaround time in the processing of administrative support requests from clients
Minimum Qualifications : Education : Completion of Secondary school education. A post-secondary certificate in administration or related functional area is desirable.
Experience : Five years of progressively responsible support experience in general administration work with at least one year work experience in the field of accounting, human resources and procurement related work.
Language : Proficiency in oral and written communication in Somali and English is a requirement.
Knowledge & Skills :
• Knowledge and experience of common business processes, procedures and systems in Administrative work; • Ability to identify data discrepancies and rectify problems requiring attention. • Ability to offer guidance or basic on-the-job training to more junior staff. • Experience in utilizing office equipment and computers, including word processing, spreadsheet and other software packages. Knowledge of UN/WFP administrative regulations and rules in the area of work is an added advantage Terms and Conditions : Contract Duration : 1 year (initial)
Application Instructions : Interested and qualified candidates are requested to submit online applications through E-Recruitment.
For this vacancy, priority consideration will be given to qualified internal candidates.
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. POSTULER