Program Assistant Entry Level

World Food Programme
Kathmandu
Salary: Negotiable
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  • Nos. of Opening : 1
  • Working Position : Entry Level
  • Qualification Degree : Completion of secondary school education. A post-secondary certificate in the related functional area is desirable.
  • Salary : Negotiable
  • Job Category : NGO / INGO / Social work
Job Description

Program Assistant-1(pos)

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

Perform specialized and/or standardised processes and activities within the specific technical area of work supporting alignment with wider programme policies and guidelines. 

Provide project management and/or 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. 

Act as a point of contact for resolution of general operational queries requesting assistance where necessary. 

Follow standard emergency preparedness practices to ensure WFP is able to quickly respond and deploy needed resources to affected areas at the onset of the crisis. 

 Other as required.

General Requirements:

DESIRED EXPERIENCES FOR ENTRY INTO THE ROLE:

Has facilitated communication with technical teams 

Has contributed to implementation of programmes. 

Has observed or assisted with policy discussions. 

The background of Engineering is an asset

 

STANDARD MINIMUM ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS: 

Education : Completion of secondary school education. A post-secondary certificate in the related functional area is 

                     desirable. 

Language :  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.


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 vacancy.nepal@wfp.org or in hard copy in a sealed envelope marking the position “Application for the post of Programme Assistant” and coding the VA number in the following address No later than 21 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.