Administration Officer NOB Maiduguri

Maiduguri | Abuja

ABOUT WFP

The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) is the world's largest humanitarian agency, fighting hunger worldwide. We are seeking to fill Administration Officer post at the NOB level, based in WFP Nigeria, Maiduguri Area Office. If you are a Nigerian national, committed, creative professional and are passionate about making a lasting difference for people in need, we would like to hear from you!

JOB PURPOSE

To contribute to daily planning and delivery of quality, customer-focused, value for money administrative services that enable staff in country/location operations to deliver food assistance to beneficiaries, in line with WFP’s strategy.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES (not all-inclusive)

  1. Contribute to and implement WFP country/regional plans, including administrative processes, aligned with regional and wider WFP strategies and policies to facilitate efficient and effective administration service.
  2. Develop annual plans, contribute to longer term strategies and improvements to policies, systems and procedures to ensure services provided support WFP strategic objectives and are in compliance with corporate policies, standards, regulations and processes.
  3. Carry out complex data analysis to provide management and clients with the accurate information and reports for efficient planning and decision-making.
  4. Manage the existing resources in the area of responsibility (e.g. WFP managed facilities, assets and travel management, etc.) and estimate new requirements aiming at efficiency, cost-effectiveness and timeliness of operations and services.
  5. 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 and contribute to the provision of recommendations to the management on improvements/changes.
  6. Support a culture of environmental sustainability throughout WFP by role modelling actions that drive sustainability in all administrative activities.
  7. Guide and supervise more junior staff, acting as a point of referral and supporting them with more complex analysis and queries.
  8. Build and maintain the partnership with WFP stakeholders, other UN agencies and local government offices.
  9. Support the capacity building of WFP staff and partners through the organisation or design of trainings, workshops, daily interaction, etc. for efficient and effective delivery of food assistance to beneficiaries.
  10. 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.
  11. Other as required.

STANDARD MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

EDUCATION:

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

EXPERIENCE:

At least three years of postgraduate professional experience in administration, and in providing direction a nd instruction to more junior staff members within area of expertise.

LANGUAGE:

Fluency (level C) in English language. Knowledge of Hausa and Kanuri local languages is desirable.

TERMS AND CONDITIONS

Selected candidate will be employed on a fixed-term contract with a probationary period of one year. WFP offers an attractive compensation package. For more details please visit International Civil Service Commision website: http://icsc.un.org

(link: http://www.un.org/Depts/OHRM/salaries_allowances/salaries/nigeria.htm)

IMPORTANT ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

WFP will apply a rigorous and transparent selection process including thorough assessment of technical skills to ensure the best candidates are selected for the job. Please ensure that your application contains accurate and complete information on academic qualifications, employment record and language skills. WFP will only consider academic credentials and degrees obtained from an educational institution recognized in the IAU/UNESCO list. Only successful candidates will be invited for an interview.

WFP is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages qualified female and male candidates from all religious and ethnic backgrounds to apply to become a part of our organization. WFP has zero tolerance for discrimination and does not discriminate on the basis of HIV/AIDS status.

Application Procedures:

Go to: http://www1.wfp.org/careers/job-openings

Step 1: Register and create your online CV.

Step 2: Click on "View Vacancy" to read the position requirements and "Apply" to submit your application.

NOTE: 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.

Before applying, please make sure that you have read the requirements for the position and that you qualify.
Applications from non-qualifying applicants will most likely be discarded by the recruiting manager.
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  • Organization: WFP - World Food Programme
  • Location: Maiduguri | Abuja
  • Grade: Mid level
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Management, Administration and Finance
    • Management, Administration and Finance
    • Management, Administration and Finance
  • Closing Date: 2016-12-02

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