Administrative Officer

World Food Programme
Location: Nepal
Salary: Negotiable
Posted Date: 2015-07-14 Deadline: 2015-07-25
  • Nos. of Opening : 1
  • Location : Nepal
  • Working Position : Entry Level
  • Qualification Degree : University degree in Business/Public Administration, Engineering, or other relevant field relating to office management and administration.
  • Salary : Negotiable
  • Category : Finance / Administration
  • Nature : Full Time
Job Description

Administrative Officer-1(pos)

Under the overall supervision of the WFP Nepal Country Director, and the direct supervision of the Head of Administration and Finance , the incumbent will be responsible for the following duties:   

 

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES (not all-inclusive, within delegated authority): 

  • Contribute to a WFP country plan, including administrative processes, aligned with country and wider WFP strategies  and policies to facilitate efficient and effective administration services. 
  • Support the development of annual plans and implementation of policies, systems and procedures to support WFP  strategic objectives.
  • Collate data and prepare data analysis to provide management and clients with the accurate information and reports for efficient planning and decision-making.
  • Support management of existing resources in the area of responsibility (e.g. WFP managed facilities, assets and travel management, etc.) and assist in identification of new requirements aiming at efficiency, cost-effectiveness and timeliness of operations and services.
  • Facilitate the compliance of the services provided (e.g. WFP managed facilities, assets and travel management, etc.) with the corporate Occupational Safety and Health Policy.
  • Support a culture of environmental sustainability throughout WFP by role modelling actions that drive sustainability in all administrative activities.
  • Guide and supervise junior staff, acting as a point of referral and supporting them with analysis and queries.
  • Maintain the partnership with WFP stakeholders, other UN agencies and local government offices.
  • Follow standard emergency preparedness practices to ensure WFP is able to quickly respond and deploy food and needed resources to affected areas at the onset of the crisis.
  • Other as required. 

General Requirements:

DESIRED EXPERIENCES FOR ENTRY INTO THE ROLE: 

  • Has gained experience in administration. 
  • Has demonstrated a high level of proficiency in WFP administrative operating standards in day to day work. 
  • Has provided coaching or training to new staff members within area of expertise. 

STANDARD MINIMUM ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS: 

Education : University degree in Business/Public Administration, Engineering, or other relevant field relating to office management and administration. 

Language :  National Professional: Fluency in English language and the duty station’s language, if different.


How to Apply:

Interested and qualified Nepalese nationals are requested to submit an updated UN Personal History form (P.11), available on http://www.un.org.np/jobs/locals and from all the WFP offices in Nepal (Kathmandu, Damak, Nepalgunj & Dadeldhura) along with a letter of interest addressed to the Country Representative, WFP Country Office Nepal, Chakupat, Lalitpur, Nepal. The application can be sent either by email at nepaler.vacancy@wfp.org  or in hard copy in a sealed envelope marking the position “Application for the post of Administration Officer (EMOP)” and coding the VA number in the following address No later than 25 July 2015.

   The Representative,

WFP Nepal Country Office

Chakupat, Patan Dhoka Road

Lalitpur, Nepal

P.O. Box 107

 

“Qualified female candidates and candidates from minority groups are especially encouraged to apply”. 

Only short-listed candidates will be invited for a test and an interview. 

The organization reserves the right to cancel or postpone the whole recruitment process without providing any reasons whatsoever.

 

Organization Summary

The World Food Programme is the food assistance branch of the United Nations and the world's largest humanitarian organization addressing hunger and promoting food security.

Industry Type NGO / INGO / Social Work
Location Kathmandu
Organization Size 1-10
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