United Nations World Food Programme

WFP is the largest humanitarian organization, saving lives in emergencies & using food assistance to build a pathway to peace and prosperity for people recovering from conflict, disasters and the impact of climate change

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.

United Nations World Food Programme External Vacancy Announcement

Position 1 – Logistics Officer

Education: Advanced University degree in Transport Economics, Supply Chain, Logistics, Engineering, Business Management or other related fields, or First University degree with additional years of related work experience and/or training/courses.

Experience: At least one year of senior professional experience in one or more of the transportation and ancillary sectors: port operations, shipping, clearing and forwarding, air operations, large-scale road/rail transport, and distribution management. Proficiency in Windows (MS Word, MS Excel) and some transport tracking system experience.

Language: Fluency in both oral and written communication in English. Knowledge of the local language is added advantage.

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Position 2 – Security Associate

EDUCATION: Completion of secondary school education. A post-secondary certificate in the related functional area.

EXPERIENCE: At least 6 years of relevant work experience in a humanitarian context

Knowledge & Skills:

• Specialised knowledge of the application of practical methods, techniques, procedures and systems used in security, typically gained through technical training and work experience.
• Broad knowledge and understanding of security logistics, security administration, risk assessment and co-ordination with local authorities and local law enforcement agencies.
• Training and experience in fire and related intervention/evacuation procedures.
• Ability to manage emergency situations and remain calm

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Position 3 – Programme Assistant (Hotline Operator, Multilingual- Tigrigna & Afar speaker)

Education:  Completion of secondary school education or post-secondary certificate in the related functional area and/or a diploma or a university degree in economics, business administration, social sciences, development studies or management.

Experience: At least Four years of Programme related experience. Community engagement experience is an added advantage.

Desirables: Skills and competencies: Written and oral communication, computer literacy, and previous experience with database systems, relationship building and teamwork.

Language: Fluency in oral and written communication in English, Tigrigna, and Afar languages.

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Position 4 – Design and Facilities Manager (Addis Ababa)

Education: Bachelor’s degree in in Civil Engineering or another relevant field. A Master’s degree or higher in Structural Engineering is an added advantage.

Experience: A Minimum of 7 years of experience in Civil Engineering projects focused on building design and maintaining facilities. Out of which 2 years or more working experience in the UN is desirable.

Experience in health and safety and working in difficult security environments
Knowledge of National and International design standards and building codes
Knowledge of UN Physical Security requirement for UN premises is beneficial
Knowledge of UN Procurement procedures
Experience of working in the Humanitarian Context

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Position 5 -Programme Policy Consultant – Nutrition (Semera)

Education: Advanced University degree in Public Health Nutrition, Nutrition, Food Technology, Medicine or other relevant field.
Languages:
Fluency in both oral and written English

Experience: At least Five years’ experience and exposure to implementation of national/international development programmes. Experience working in public health/food security/ nutrition related activities. Experience identifying and defining nutrition issues/problems within a country.
Skills:
Ability to work independently in a timely and organized manner.
Excellent oral and written communication skills.
Willingness to explore and experiment with new ideas and approaches in own work.
Ability to work in a team and multi-task as needed.
A strong understanding of nutrition issues
Strong coordination and oversight skills

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Position 6 -Programme Policy Consultant (Resilience and Livelihood) (Jijiga)

Education: University degree in Environmental sciences, Natural Resource Management, Agriculture, Climate Change Adaptation, Social sciences, Engineering, or other related subjects. An advanced university degree in related field is an added advantage.
Experience: At least seven years working experience and demonstrated technical expertise in the areas of climate change and capacity building, resilience strengthening, livelihood building, natural resource management, asset creation, and public works. Experience in WFP-related programmes and PSNP is considered an asset.
Languages: Fluency in both oral and written communication in English. Knowledge of the local language is added advantage

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Position 7 – Programme Associate (Monitoring & Evaluation)(Dire Dawa )
Education: University degree in M&E, Economics, Statistics, Data Science, or related fields.
Experience: 4 years and more years of working experience focusing on M&E, project planning and management.
Gained valuable experience in collecting geospatial and socioeconomic food security data,conducting quantitative and qualitative analyses, and reporting findings to senior leaders.
Has led/participated in surveys, multiple assessments at Woreda, Zonal or regional level, including the design, data collection and analysis;
Has participated in design and implementation of programmes focusing on food security and nutrition;
Experience in both development and humanitarian contexts is an added advantage
Language: Fluency in both oral and written communication in English and Oromifa language is a requirement

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Position 8 – Administration Assistant – (Protocol Services)(Addis Ababa)

Education: Completion of secondary school education or university degree in Business Administration, Management, and related fields
Experience: 3 or more progressive years of experience in related fields with a university degree or 5 years or more in general administration with secondary education
Languages: Fluency in both oral and written communication in English and the local language

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Position 9 – Administration Assistant (Dire Dawa)

Education
Completion of secondary school education. A first university degree in Administration, Business Management, Finance, Logistics or other relevant field is desired

Experience
Three or more years of experience with a university degree in administration within the UN or international humanitarian organizations or 5 years or more in general administration with secondary education

Language

Fluency in oral and written English. Knowledge of the local language is an added advantage.

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Position 10 – Programme Associate – Nutrition (Dire Dawa)

Education: Secondary school education completion or A university degree in Nutrition, Public Health, Food Science, or any other related social science field.

Experience: Four or more years of postgraduate professional experience in Nutrition/Health/TSF/Food Security or related field.

Previous work experience with the UN is an asset.

Language: Fluency in both oral and written English is sufficient and knowledge of the Oromifa language is a requirement.

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Position 11 – Logistics Officer NOA (Dire Dawa)

Education: Advanced University degree in Transport Economics, Supply Chain, Logistics, Engineering, Business Management or other related fields, or First University degree with additional years of related work experience and/or training/courses.

Experience: At least one year of senior professional experience in one or more in logistics, warehouse management, and supply chain areas. Proficiency in Windows (MS Word, MS Excel) and some transport tracking system experience.

Language: Fluency in both oral and written communication in English. Knowledge of the local language is added advantage.

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Position 12 – Logistics Associate (Transport) (Dire Dawa)

Education:     Completion of Secondary School or BA Degree in Logistics, Supply Chain, and related fields.

Experience:  Minimum of 6 years of experience OR 4 years of work experience with a Bachelor’s Degree in logistics.

Language:Fluency in both oral and written communication in English.

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Position 13 – Logistics Associate (Customs) (Dire Dawa)

Education: A secondary certificate in or completion of a university degree with a focus on Logistics and Supply Chain or any other related field.

Experience: Secondary school education complete with a minimum of 6 years of working experience OR a Bachelor’s Degree with 4 years of work experience in the relative business stream out of on humanitarian or development context in the Customs field will have an added
value.

Language: Fluency in oral and written communication in English. Knowledge of the local language is an added advantage.

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Position 14 – Programme Policy Consultant (Cash Based Transfer)

Education:
• Advanced University degree in Computer Science/Engineering, Economics/Statistics or Information Management, Community Development, or First University degree with additional years of related work experience.

Experience:
• At least four years experience in working at the field level implementing community-based development projects
• Experience in CBT operations including coordination with internal and external stakeholders.
• Experience in conducting analytical and conceptual work in support of strategy design and implementation of CBT operations.
• Experience in data storing and retrieving skills, data analysis and working with large data sets

Languages:
• Fluency in both oral and written communication in English. Knowledge of the local language is added advantage

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Position 14 – Programme Policy Officer – Gonder

Education: Advanced  University   degree  in Agriculture, Environmental Science, Social Sciences, Nutrition/Health, or other fields relevant to international development assistance, or First University Degree with additional years of related work experience and/or training/courses

Experience: Has gained at least 3 years of relevant (NGOs/UN Agencies) experience in implementing technical programs (i.e. nutrition, refugees/IDPs, smallholder market access, recovery and integrated resilience activities etc.).

Language: Fluency in both written and oral communication in English. Knowledge of the local language is an added advantage.

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