To deliver a wide range of programme support processes and activities for a specific professional area of work, to facilitate effective service delivery.
Under the supervision and guidance of the Head of Resilience, the Programme Assistants (Resilience) are expected to take responsibility for completion of a range of programme support activities requiring interpretation of standard guidelines/practices.
Job holders are able to recommend a course of action to staff at various levels and may allocate tasks to more junior colleagues.
Key Accountabilities (not all-inclusive)
Collate information for inclusion in reports, documents and correspondence, to support the effective work of other staff.
Respond to standard queries and provide timely and accurate guidance.
Maintain relationships with a range of individuals through provision of programme support to assist in information sharing and service delivery to staff.
Proof-read reports, documentation, correspondence, etc., making changes in line with established guidelines where appropriate.
Process and manage routine administrative and financial tasks in various functional areas, to contribute to the effective and timely management of resources
Manage and maintain records and databases, to ensure information is organised and readily available for staff.
Contribute to improvement of programme procedures and processes.
Collect and perform basic analysis of data to contribute to quality programme information management.
Provide guidance to junior colleagues in performing their duties.
4Ps Core Organizational Capabilities Purpose:
Understand and communicate the Strategic Objectives: Helps teammates articulate WFP’s Strategic Objectives.
Be a force for positive change: Suggests potential improvements to team’s work processes to supervisor.
Make the mission inspiring to our team: Explains the impact of WFP activities in beneficiary communities to teammates.
Make our mission visible in everyday actions: Articulates how own unit’s responsibilities will serve WFP’s mission.
Can facilitate implementation of food assistance programmes under guidance using basic understanding of principles and good practices of programme design, implementation and monitoring.
Transfer Modalities (Food, Cash, Vouchers):
Demonstrates ability to facilitate, under guidance, food assistance programme implementation that deploys full range of transfer modalities with an understanding of basic principles guiding modality selection and implementation.
Knowledge of Specialized Areas:
Understands basic technical concepts and data and their relevance to food assistance programmes.
Displays capacity to provide inputs into the development, implementation and realignment of high quality emergency programmes.
Strategic Policy Engagement w/Govt:
Understands and applies basic principles of engagement with government counterparts at the national or local level.
Desired Experiences for Entry into the Role
Has facilitated communication with technical teams (i.e. nutrition, VAM, etc.).
Has contributed to implementation of programmes.
Has observed or assisted with policy discussions.
Terms and Conditions
Qualified female candidates are encouraged to apply.
Only Nigerian national (or residents with valid residence & work permits) are eligible to apply for this position.
Applications should be submitted online and English only.