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Programme Associate (CBT), G6 & SC 6(Multiple Duty Stations) (Roster)
 Vacancy No: 162361
 Section/Unit: Programme (CBT)
 Grade Level: G6 & Service Contract Level 6
 Supervisor: Programme Policy Officer
 No. of Post: 05
 Duty Station: Multiple Duty Stations
 Duration: 12 Months
 Closing Date: 22 May 2022



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.


WFP Sudan has the potential to reach millions of food insecure people across Sudan – with a total of 7.8 million people assisted in 2020. WFP Sudan, one of the largest and complex operations for WFP globally, is currentlyrolling out its five-year Country Strategic Plan (2019-2023), which aims to provide emergency assistance througha hybrid approach (Cash, food and vouchers), along with life-changing types of programmes (Nutrition, Resilienceand School Feeding).



Job Title: Programme Associate (CBT) Multiple Duty Stations (Roster)

Opening date: 08 May 2022

Closing date:  22 May 2022

WFP seeks candidates of the highest integrity and professionalism who share our humanitarian principles. Selection of staff is made on a competitive basis, and we are committed to promoting diversity & gender balance and encourage qualified female candidates to apply.


Would you like to join WFP Sudan’s Programme team and enable the delivery of professional, client-focused programme services? Are you ready to partner with managers to deliver effective programme solutions that will change and save the lives of the most vulnerable people in Sudan? If yes, this opportunity is for you.


At WFP, we are looking for an experienced Programme Associate (CBT) to join our Programme team in (multiple duty stations in Sudan, to be hired on Fixed Term Contract and service contract at level 6.


 Duties and responsibilities:

  1. Provide technical support and assist in the development and implementation of various activities and processes within the specific area of work supporting alignment with wider programme policies and guidelines.

  2. Provide specialized project management support to specific and/or defined programmes to ensure that the various activities are performed within the established targets following WFP's policies and procedures.
  3. Within the specific area of responsibility, prepare a range of reports and data analysis (e.g. food assistance needs, resource utilization, programme status, performance) and highlight trends/issues ensuring deliverables adhere to corporate standards and quality control. 4. Ensure and/or perform accurate, timely recording of data within the specific technical area of work (e.g. assistance programmes, food security and vulnerability assessments) and consistency of information presented to stakeholders.
  4. Liaise with internal counterparts to support effective collaboration, implementation and monitoring of ongoing project activities.
  5. Coordinate and communicate with local partners, agencies, NGOs and government institutions to perform accurate food security analyses and to ensure efficient delivery of food assistance.
  6. Support the capacity building of WFP staff, cooperating partners and national government within the specific technical area.
  7. Act as a point of contact for resolution of a range of operational queries and problems within a specific technical area of responsibility. 9. Oversee and/or review the work of other support staff, providing practical advice and guidance, to contribute to delivering objectives to agreed standards and deadlines.
  8. Follow standard emergency preparedness practices to ensure WFP is able to quickly respond and deploy needed resources to affected areas at the onset of the crisis.
  9.  Perform any other related duties

 Minimum Qualification, Skills and Experience Required:

Education and Experience:


Completion of secondary school education and a post-secondary certificate or diploma in the related functional area and five years of working experience in a related field.

Language: Fluency in both English and Arabic.


Experience:  A minimum of five or more years in a related field.



  • Has experience working with technical teams in the area of nutrition, Vulnerability Assessment and Mapping, etc.
  • Has participated in the implementation of organisational assistance programmes.
  • Has observed, assisted or participated in program policy discussions.
  • Previous experience in writing policy and strategy documents;
  • Excellent writing and communications skills in English and Arabic;
  • Demonstrated ability to work in multidisciplinary teams and independently to meet strict deadlines;
  • Willingness to travel to remote parts of the country;
  • Excellent command of computer word-processing and spreadsheet programmes.



To apply, please create a personal account and fill out the profile form with your personal information at http://www1.wfp.org/careers/job-openings. If you are an internal applicant, apply through your E-Recruitment profile.

In the application form, ensure filling the mandatory sections, attaching your CV, answering the pre-screening questions and agreeing on the legal statement before submitting your application.

Selection of staff is made on a competitive basis on account of potential and performance. All applicants will undergo a rigorous process which includes screening against job requirements, a technical test, and a panel interview.


We look for applicants with the highest integrity and professionalism who share our humanitarian values. We commit to promote diversity, gender parity and equality between men and women.

WFP strives to build a work environment that is safe and respectful, and free of sexual harassment and abuse of authority. We believe in open communication, and every individual at WFP is treated with respect regardless of gender, age, ethnicity, religious and political beliefs, etc.

In this pursuit, WFP assists women to balance work exigencies with personal and family responsibilities by providing an attractive compensation package, including fully paid maternity leave for 16 weeks, breastfeeding time off, and the possibility to avail of flexible working arrangements. Also, we endeavour to provide our staff, women, and men, with training and professional career development opportunities.




22 May 2022


  • Qualified female candidates are especially encouraged to apply
  • WFP does not charge any fee at any stage of its recruitment process
  • WFP has zero tolerance with discrimination and does not discriminate to HIV/AIDS status.
  • This position is open to ONLY Sudanese nationals.
  • Please note that ,if you have already applied, no need to re-apply.


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