United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) Recruitment

United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) job vacancies – we are recruiting for the following roles:

  1. Senior Data Analyst, Food Security,
  2. Data Analyst, Food Security,
  3. Business Transformation Officer.

United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) Recruitment

Apply for United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) Jobs.

United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) is in search of suitably qualified candidates for immediate employment. Below are the requirements and how to apply for United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) jobs online.

Senior Data Analyst, Food Security

Job Location: Unspecified

About the FIT Pool

  • The Future International Talent Pool (FIT Pool) is an entry point for a professional international career with WFP. WFP is looking to build a pool of highly qualified and dynamic talents interested in going to any of our 80 countries in which WFP operates, including hardship duty stations, when the need arises. A FIT Pool member is placed on the pool for a period up to 2 years during which he/ she is considered with priority each time WFP has a specific need for a Fixed Term International Professional staff member in his/her functional area and level.

Standard Minimum Requirements
Education:

  • Advanced University degree in Economics, Food Security, Statistics, Data Science, Public Health, Nutrition, Geography or other related discipline, or First University degree with additional years of related work experience and/or training/courses.
  • The University needs to be recognized by UNESCO.

Experience:

  • Minimum of eight (8) years of postgraduate of relevant and progressive professional experience in data analysis, statistics, and assessments within food security, agriculture, nutrition or a closely related area, such as health, research, economics or information management systems.
  • Experience in food security analysis.
  • Experience in conducting surveys and multiple-sectorial assessments, including the design, data collection and analysis is fundamental.
  • Experience in managing, supervising and coaching staff in emergency assessments.

Language:

  • Fluency (level C) in both spoken and written English.
  • Intermediate knowledge of another official UN language (Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian and Spanish) or Portuguese (WFP’s working language).

Desired Experiences:

  • Experience in early warning and remote sensing and familiarity with the speciality software applications associated with them.
  • Experience in evaluating and monitoring with a background and interest in the analysis of socio-economic issues and related policy matters.
  • Experience in statistical analysis and mapping software like SPSS, STATA, R, Arc GIS or Q GIS.
  • Experience in collecting geospatial and socio-economic food security data.
  • Experience in quantitative and qualitative survey techniques and analyses to report findings to senior leaders.
  • Experience in the design and implementation of food assistance programmes.

Deadline: 23:59 CET Zone; 14th July, 2019.

How to Apply

Do you meet the criteria listed above? Apply by clicking on the “Apply” button below:

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Data Analyst, Food Security

Job Location: Unspecified

About the FIT Pool

  • The Future International Talent Pool (FIT Pool) is an entry point for a professional international career with WFP. WFP is looking to build a pool of highly qualified and dynamic talents interested in going to any of our 80 countries in which WFP operates, including hardship duty stations, when the need arises. A FIT Pool member is placed on the pool for a period up to 2 years during which he/ she is considered with priority each time WFP has a specific need for a Fixed Term International Professional staff member in his/her functional area and level.

Standard Minimum Requirements
Education:

  • Advanced University degree in Economics, Food Security, Statistics, Data Science, Public Health, Nutrition, Geography or other related discipline, or First University degree with additional years of related work experience and/or training/courses.
  • The University needs to be recognized by UNESCO.

Experience:

  • Minimum of five (5) years of postgraduate of relevant and progressive professional experience in data analysis, statistics, and assessments within food security, agriculture, nutrition or a closely related area, such as health, research, economics or information management systems.
  • Experience in conducting surveys and multiple-sectorial assessments, including the design, data collection and analysis is fundamental.

Language:

  • Fluency (level C) in both spoken and written English.
  • Intermediate knowledge of another official UN language (Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian and Spanish) or Portuguese (WFP’s working language).

Desired Experiences:

  • Experience in early warning and remote sensing and familiarity with the speciality software applications associated with them.
  • Experience in evaluating and monitoring with a background and interest in the analysis of socio-economic issues and related policy matters.
  • Experience in statistical analysis and mapping software like SPSS, STATA, R, Arc GIS or Q GIS.
  • Experience in collecting geospatial and socio-economic food security data.
  • Experience in quantitative and qualitative survey techniques and analyses to report findings to senior leaders.
  • Experience in managing, supervising and coaching staff.
  • Experience in the design or implementation of food assistance or food security programmes is desirable.
  • Experience in humanitarian and emergency contexts is desirable.

Deadline: 23:59 CET Zone; 14th July, 2019.

How to Apply

Do you meet the criteria listed above? Apply by clicking on the “Apply” button below:

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Business Transformation Officer

Job Location: Maiduguri, Borno

Job Purpose

  • Under the overall responsibility of the Head of Area Office, the incumbent will be focused on improving the value of technology in the Country Office.
  • Through working with our internal clients, building strong relationships with senior management and key stakeholders, continual service improvements and mainstreaming of innovations, the shift to a new digital landscape supports our operational requirements.

Qualifications & Experience Required
Education:

  • Advanced university degree in Computer Science, Engineering or other relevant field, or First University degree with additional years of related work experience or trainings/course.

Experience:

  • Five years or more (of which three international) of post-graduate progressively responsible professional experience in humanitarian aid operations and/or business systems analysis, design and development.
  • Has aligned IT strategies with business strategies and requirements.
  • Has managed, coordinated and actively executed emergency response operations;
  • Has managed large projects requiring innovative recommendations and approaches, at Headquarters and field.
  • Has built strong relationships with internal and external partners to identify key business issues and identify new/improved IT solutions and services.
  • Understanding of poverty dynamics, social protection principles and their application to current national economic and development issues.

Knowledge & Skills:

  • Possession of a combination of broad business skills and IT experience including: general management skills in business and/or public sector, excellent business communications skills, business analysis including creation and review of functional and non-functional business requirements for IT solution, research and analysis, market analysis, benchmarking, industry best practices, etc.
  • Ability to think strategically and create points-of-view, propositions and solutions to help clients gain value and solve complex,
  • Creative thinking and conceptualizing of technology-based solutions;
  • A proven record of delivering complex projects whilst working under pressure, managing stakeholder expectations throughout;
  • Ability to manage and advice teams in how to maximise value from agile delivery, and how an organisation needs to change to consume digital platforms effectively;
  • Positive and resilient, passionate about change and driven to exceeding your client’s expectations through exceptional delivery.
  • Knowledge of cash-based transfers (CBT) programming in humanitarian context would be an asset.

Languages:

  • International Professional: Fluency (level C) in English language. Intermediate knowledge (level B) of a second official UN language: Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian, Spanish, and/or WFP’s working language, Portuguese

Deadline: 7th July, 2019.

How to Apply

Do you meet the criteria listed above? Apply by clicking on the “Apply” button below:

Apply Now

About United Nations World Food Programme (WFP).

The United Nations World Food Programme is the world’s largest humanitarian agency fighting hunger worldwide. The mission of WFP is to help the world achieve Zero Hunger in our lifetimes. Every day, WFP works worldwide to ensure that no child goes to bed hungry and that the poorest and most vulnerable, particularly women and children, can access the nutritious food they need.


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