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, Safety nets including unconditional safety nets and school feeding, nutrition, and livelihoods related activities through provision of in-kind and cash-based transfers.
This position is open to qualified Somali candidates; female candidates are particularly encouraged to apply.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Under the technical supervision of the Head of Beletweyne Sub-Office and the overall supervision of Mogadishu Area Coordinator, the incumbent will be responsible for the following duties:
Education: Completion of secondary school education. A post-secondary certification in Agriculture, Agribusiness, Agronomy, Market Information Systems, Environmental Engineering, Food systems or other related field is desirable.
Experience: Five years of progressively responsible experience in programme work with a good understanding of agriculture value chain, post-harvest losses, market linkages with smallholder farmers or a field related to programme functions in a humanitarian context is desirable.
Language: Fluency in both oral and written communication in English and Somali 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.