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.
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. Female candidates in particular, are encouraged to apply.
Education: Advanced university degree in economics, nutrition/ health, agriculture, social sciences, business administration or international development or first university degree with additional years of related work experience.
Experience: At least two years of postgraduate job experience in development, project management, food or non-food assistance management. Additional years of experience in programme design, management of technical programmes like relief, safety nets, nutrition, livelihoods and school meals programme activities is desirable.
Language: Fluency in both oral and written communication in English and Somali is a requirement.
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Contract Duration: 1 year (initial)
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.