Business Support Associate

World Food Programme
Location: Kathmandu
Salary: Negotiable
Posted Date: 2018-01-31 Deadline: 2018-02-18
  • Location : Kathmandu
  • Working Position : Entry Level
  • Qualification Degree : First University degree is desirable
  • Salary : Negotiable
  • Category : NGO / INGO / Social work
  • Nature : Full Time
Job Description

Career Opportunities: Business Support Associate G6 (Remote Access Specialist) (Remote Access Specialist) (75341)

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES (not all-inclusive)

Under the overall supervision of the WFP Nepal Country Director and the direct supervision of Engineer Project Manager the incumbent will be responsible for the following duties:

  • Provide support to Engineer operations and activities focussed on upgrading trails in remote areas
  • Provide support to engineer operations in the form of socio-economic analysis of surrounding environments of the trails that are being upgraded and/or rehabilitated
  • Provide support to engineering on GESI principles to ensure they are included in all trail improvement
  • Provide support in managing contracting activities including performance monitoring and measurement
  • Support Engineer staff in providing training/guidance to local authorities and local population in the principles of maintenance of trails
  • Provide recommendations and support, to ensure timely and accurate resolution of enquiries with excellent client service mind-set
  • Understands the requirements of implementing RAO
  • Collate data and contribute to preparation of accurate and timely reporting on outputs to facilitate informed decision-making and consistency of information presented to the stakeholders
  • Take appropriate action to resolve operational issues, escalating complex issues to the supervisor.
  • Ensure information accuracy to enable informed decision-making.
  • Contribute to preparedness actions, providing technical recommendations and guidance and monitor the management of risks
  • Liaise with internal and external stakeholders to support engineer/logistics operations management and contribute to effective service delivery.
  • Undertake other activities as required by the Head of Engineering Unit.


Education: Completion of secondary school education. A post-secondary certificate in the related functional area. First University degree is desirable.
Language: Fluent in both reading and writing, in English language and the duty station’s language, if different.

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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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