Business Support Assistant FTA-G5 (Multiple Duty stations)
UNWFP
 Vacancy No: 141672
 Section/Unit: Multiple
 Grade Level: G5
 Supervisor: Multiple
 No. of Post: 141672
 Duty Station: Multiple Locations
 Duration: One Year
 Closing Date: 19 April 2021

 
 Background:

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.

 

At WFP, we are looking for a talented Business Support Assistant in to fill up positions in multiple duty stations (Khartoum 08 positions, EL Geneina 01 position, Nyala 01 position) on a Fixed Term  Contract at G 5 level.



 
 Duties and responsibilities:

JOB PURPOSE

To deliver a wide range of business support processes and activities for a specific professional area of work, to facilitate effective service delivery. 

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES (not all-inclusive)

Under  the direct supervision of  Head of Sub Office, the Business Support Assistant will perform the following tasks:

 

1. Collate information for inclusion in reports, documents and correspondence, to support the effective work of other staff.
2. Respond to standard queries and provide timely and accurate guidance.
3. Process and manage routine administrative and financial tasks in various functional areas, to contribute to the effective and timely management of resources
4. Manage and maintain records and databases, to ensure information is organised and readily available for staff.
5. Maintain relationships with a range of individuals through provision of business support to assist in information sharing and service delivery to staff. 
6. Proof-read reports, documentation, correspondence, etc., making changes in line with established guidelines where appropriate.
7. Contribute to improvement of business procedures and processes.
8. Collect and perform basic analysis of data to contribute to quality business information management.
9. Provide guidance to junior colleagues in performing their duties.

 


 
 Minimum Qualification, Skills and Experience Required:

STANDARD MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education: Completion of secondary school education. A post-secondary certificate in the related functional area is desirable.
 

Experience: Four or more years of progressively responsible work experience in the relative business stream with experience in general administrative work.


Language:  Fluency in both English & Arabic language.
 

  • Knowledge of specialised common business practices and methods, gained through relevant technical training and experience.
  • Ability to develop and maintain relationships with a range of individuals in order to provide a high quality support service.
  • Ability to carry out basic data analysis and independently rectify problems requiring attention.
  • Ability to monitor and record financial transactions.
  • Good communication skills required to give and receive information and work with a variety of individuals.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality.

 


HOW TO APPLY?

  • 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.

 
TALENTED WOMEN ARE HIGHLY ENCOURAGED TO APPLY:
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 endeavor to provide our staff, women, and men, with training and professional career development.

 

DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS

Starting Date: 06 April 2021

      Closing Date: 19 April 2021

 

  • WFP has zero-tolerance for discrimination and does not discriminate on the basis of HIV/AIDS status.
  • This position is open ONLY to Sudanese nationals. Applicants who are not Sudanese are not eligible to apply and will therefore not be considered for this position.
  • WFP does not charge any fees at any stage of its recruitment process.
  • Eligible applicants are advised to indicate the duty station(s) of their preference when submitting their applications
  • CANDIDATES ARE ADVISED TO ATTACH BOTH A COVER LETTER AND AN UPDATED CV OR UNP11 FORM. PLEASE ENSURE THAT YOUR CV OR P11 IS UPDATED

 




To Apply http://www.wfp.org/careers








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