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 make Somalia hunger-free in close partnership with local partners.
This position is open to qualified Somali candidates only. Female candidates are encouraged to apply.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
The Programme Associate under the direct supervision of Head of Programme (Garowe) , overall supervision of Head of Area Office and Technical Guidance from Head of Nutrition will be responsible for the following duties:
Secondary school certificate. A post-secondary certification in Nutrition, International Health & Nutrition, Public Health & Nutrition Policy and Management, Family Health & Nutrition or Food Technology is required.
Proficiency in both oral and written English and Somali language.
Knowledge and 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.
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.
Contract Duration: 1 year
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.
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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.