United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) recruitment for Graduate National Professionals in Nigeria

The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) is the world’s largest humanitarian agency, fighting hunger worldwide. We are seeking to fill Professional National Officer posts to scale up our operations in Nigeria. If you are committed, creative professional and are passionate about making a lasting difference for people in need, we would like to hear from you!

Job Title:  Programme Policy Officer NOC 
Location: based in ABUJA

  • To contribute to policy formulation and provide technical advice on programme strategies, and support the Country Director in engagement with the Nigerian Government authorities to ensure WFP programmes effectively meet food assistance needs.

Job Title:   Budget & Programming Officer NOB
Location: based in ABUJA

  • To deliver budget and resource analysis and programming activities, partnering with managers to apply best practice approaches that support the efficient, effective and compliant utilisation of funds.

Job Title:  External Partnerships Officer NOB 
Location: based in ABUJA

 

  • To support effective management of relationships and collaboration with external partners ensuring a flow of relevant information between WFP and partners, and support opportunities for synergies that maximize results.

Job Title:  Finance & Admin Officer NOB 
Location: based in MAIDUGURI

  • To support the stewardship of WFP’s resources, monitoring budgets, forecasting, analysing, reporting and providing core administrative support to enable effective management of funds, and ensure assistance to beneficiaries is undertaken in the most efficient and effective way possible.

Job Title:  IT/TC Operations Coordinator (SCOPE) NOB
Location: based in MAIDUGURI

  • To deliver efficient and effective IT and Telecommunications (TC) services, contributing to sound, innovative solutions that enable staff to deliver food assistance to beneficiaries, in line with WFP’s strategy. The focus of activities will be to manage beneficiary and transfer management platform – SCOPE.

Job Title:  IT Operations Officer (SCOPE) NOA
Location: based in MAIDUGURI

  • To support the delivery of efficient and effective IT services, contributing to sound, innovative solutions that enable staff to deliver food assistance to beneficiaries, in line with WFP’s strategy.

Job Title:  TC Operations Officer (SCOPE) NOA
Location: based in MAIDUGURI

  • To support the delivery of efficient and effective TC services, contributing to sound, innovative solutions that enable staff to deliver food assistance to beneficiaries, in line with WFP’s strategy.

Job Title:  Monitoring & Evaluation Officer NOB
Location: based in MAIDUGURI

  • To manage monitoring and evaluation activities, ensuring that WFP programmes generate quality evidence on the outcomes and effects of WFP’s food assistance activities on the lives of beneficiaries with which to inform operational decision making and strategic reorientation.

Job Title:  Nutritionist NOB
Location: based in MAIDUGURI

  • To provide support to nutrition programmes and activities to contribute to meeting the nutritional needs of WFP beneficiaries in Nigeria.

Job Title:  Programme Policy Officer (focus on Cash-based transfers) NOB
Location: based in MAIDUGURI

  • To provide support to policy and programme activities with the focus on cash-based transfers to effectively meet food assistance needs.

Job Title:  Security Operations Support Officer NOA
Location: based in MAIDUGURI

  • To support the management of WFP’s security day-to-day operations to facilitate the effective delivery of programmes that meet food assistance needs and maintain the security and safety of WFP personnel, activities and facilities.

Job Title:  Supply Chain Officer NOB 
Location: based in MAIDUGURI

  • To contribute to daily planning and coordination of WFP end-to-end supply chain operations including monitoring of services provided by contracted external organizations to ensure cost-effective operations and that set objectives are achieved in full.

Job Title:  Vulnerability Analysis & Mapping (VAM) Officer NOB
Location: based in MAIDUGURI

  • To contribute to the VAM evidence base that supports food security and nutrition policies and programmes (e.g. needs assessment and situation analyses, programme design, targeting, cost effectiveness, and operational efficiency).

Job Title:  Programme Policy Officer (Head of Operations) NOB
Location: based in DAMATURU

  • To provide support in managing policy and programme activities that effectively meet food assistance needs

Job Title:  Programme Policy Officer (focus on Cash-based transfers) NOA
Location: based in DAMATURU

  • To provide support to policy and programme activities with the focus on cash-based transfers to effectively meet food assistance needs.

Job Title:  Finance & Admin Officer NOA
Location: based in DAMATURU

  • To support the stewardship of WFP’s resources, monitoring budgets, forecasting, reporting on key data and providing basic administrative and human resource functions that enable effective management of funds, and ensure assistance to beneficiaries is undertaken in the most efficient and effective way possible.

Job Title:  IT/TC Operations Officer (SCOPE) NOA
Location: based in DAMATURU

  • To support the delivery of efficient and effective IT and TC services, contributing to sound, innovative solutions that enable staff to deliver food assistance to beneficiaries, in line with WFP’s strategy. The focus of activities will be to support beneficiary and transfer management platform – SCOPE.

 
HOW TO APPLY:
Interested candidates should complete their applications on-line on WFP website  by clicking on their selected jobs of interest. Applicants will have to register and create on-line CVs to be able to apply. Hard copies of CVs or applications through e-mails will not be accepted. Please ensure that your application contains accurate and complete information.
 
DEADLINE FOR APPLICATION: 12 August 2016

Please note that these jobs are applicable for Nigerian nationals only.

Selected candidates will be employed on a fixed-term contract with a probationary period of one year. WFP offers an attractive compensation package.

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