Career Opportunities: Administration Officer, FT NOB Garowe (132041)
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 relief assistance, safety-net support including school feeding, nutrition programmes and livelihood support through provision of in-kind and cash-based transfers and capacity strengthening.
This position is open to qualified Somalia candidates; female candidates are particularly encouraged to apply.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Under the direct supervision of Administration Officer and overall supervision of Head of Garowe Office, the incumbent will be responsible for the following duties;
Education: Advanced University degree in Business/Public Administration, Engineering, or other relevant field relating to office management and administration, or First University degree with additional years of related work experience and/or training/courses.
Experience: At least three years or more of professional experience in administration and facilities management with a private or public sector organization. Experience in managing several large multicultural teams, leading projects and developing function policies is essential.
Language: Fluency in both oral and written communication in English and Somalia is a requirement.
Knowledge & Skills:
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.