Programme Assistant at WFP, Baghdad,Iraq

Deadline: 1 June 2017

World Food Programme (WFP) is currently seeking applications from eligible applicants for the post of Programme Assistant in Baghdad,Iraq.

World Food Programme is the world’s largest humanitarian agency fighting hunger worldwide.

Key Jobs Responsibilities

The Programme Assistant will perform the following functions-

  • Perform specialized and standardised process and activity within the specific technical area of work supporting alignment with wider programme policy and guideline.
  • Provide project management and general office support following established target and WFP’s policy and procedure.
  • Within the specific area of responsibility, compile data and support analysis and preparation of reports (e.g. food assistance need, resource utilization, programme status, performance) in order to support operational decision-making.
  • Perform accurate, timely recording of data within the specific technical area of work (e.g. food security and vulnerability assessment) following corporate standard and guideline.
  • Work and exchange information with internal counterpart to support effective collaboration, implementation and monitoring of ongoing project activity.
  • Support communication and activity with local partner, agency, NGOs and government institution.
  • Act as a point of contact for resolution of general operational query requesting assistance where necessary.
  • Follow standard emergency preparedness practice to ensure WFP is able to quickly respond and deploy needed resource to affected area at the onset of the crisis.

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must have-

  • Completion of secondary school education.
  • Post-secondary certificate in the related functional area is desirable.
  • At least 1 year of professional experience in programme or related field.
  • Facilitated communication with technical teams (i.e. nutrition, VAM, etc.).
  • Assisted with policy discussions.
  • Fluency in both oral and written communication in Arabic and English.

How to Apply

Applicants must submit their applications through online process.

For more information, please visit WFP.

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