Programme Assistant at WFP, Teheran, Iran

Deadline: 27 November2017

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

The Programme Assistant will perform specialized and standardized policy and programme-related processes and activities to support the effective delivery of assistance packages.

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 processes and activities within the specific technical area of work supporting alignment with wider programme policies and guidelines.
  • Provide project management and general office support following established targets and WFP’s policies and procedures.
  • Within the specific area of responsibility, compile data and support analysis and preparation of reports (e.g. food assistance needs, 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 assessments) following corporate standards and guidelines.
  • Work and exchange information with internal counterparts to support effective collaboration, implementation and monitoring of ongoing project activities.
  • Support communication and activities with local partners, agencies, NGOs and government institutions.

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must have-

  • Completion of secondary school education.
  • A post-secondary certificate in the related functional area is desirable.
  • Minimum 5 years of working experience in programme field.
  • Experience in the usage of computers and office software packages (MS Word, Excel, etc) and advance knowledge of spreadsheet and database packages.
  • Fluency in both oral and written communication in the UN language in use at the duty station and in the duty station’s language, if different.
  • Nationality of Iran.

How to Apply

Applicants must submit their applications through online process.

For more information, please visit WFP.

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