Business Support Assistant at WFP, Port Sudan, Sudan

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Deadline: 20 February 2019

World Food Programme (WFP) is currently seeking applications from eligible applicants for the post of Business Support Assistant in Port Sudan, Sudan.

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The purpose of the Business Support Assistant is to deliver standard business support process for specific professional area of work, to facilitate effective service delivery.

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

Key Jobs Responsibilities

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The Business Support Assistant will perform the following functions:

  • Gather information with clear direction to support the drafting of documents and preparing reports by other staff.
  • Respond to queries and escalate where appropriate, in order to provide a timely and accurate service to clients.
  • Support processing and managing routine administrative and financial tasks in various functional areas, to contribute to the effective and timely management of resources.
  • Provide revision and proof-reading services for standard documents, to contribute to the development of accurate documentation.
  • Take responsibility for the maintenance of set standard systems and files, to ensure information is accurate and readily available for the function.
  • Identify simple discrepancies in statistics and data, such as missing information, and report to senior staff in order to support clients to deliver their work.
  • Take responsibility for data integrity to facilitate availability of accurate information in corporate systems.
  • Provide guidance on routine business support methods and practices to junior colleagues to ensure services are delivered consistently and to the required standards.
  • Work with a variety of individuals, taking on feedback where appropriate to assist in business support delivery for staff.

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must have:

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  • Completion of secondary school education.
  • 3 or more years of progressively responsible work experience in related functional area.
  • Fluency in English and Arabic.
  • Ability to balance strategic thinking and flawless execution across a complex global organization.
  • Demonstrated ability to consult, influence, and partner with key stakeholders in developing and executing people strategies to drive business performance.
  • Successful track record of negotiating complex situations, with competing interests and multiple stakeholders.
  • Nationality of Sudan.

How to Apply

Applicants must submit their applications through online process.

For more information, please visit WFP.

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