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UN Business Support Assistant (Logistics) Job Opportunities - United Nations World Food Programme (WFP)


Job Title:              Business Support Assistant (Logistics)
Organization: United Nations World Food Programme (WFP)
Duty Station:  Jinja, Uganda

About US:
The UN World Food Programme (WFP) is the United Nations frontline agency against world hunger. It is the largest and longest serving humanitarian agency in Uganda. . Currently WFP focuses on three priority areas: Saving lives in Emergencies; Building Resilience through Predictable Safety Nets; Improving Nutrition & Mother-and Child Health; and Supporting Small Holder Farmers to Access Markets. WFP has operations in various parts of the Country.

Job Summary: The Business Support Assistant (Logistics) SC4 will support the L3 South bSudan emergency and will also be tasked to deliver standard business support processes for a specific professional area of work, to facilitate effective service delivery. 

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • The incumbent will gather information with clear direction to support the drafting of documents and preparing reports by other staff.
  • Quickly respond to queries and escalate where appropriate, in order to provide a timely and accurate service to clients.
  • Support processing and managing routine administrative and financial tasks in various functional areas, to contribute to the effective and timely management of resources.
  • Provide revision and proof-reading services for standard documents, to contribute to the development of accurate documentation.
  • Take responsibility for the maintenance of set standard systems and files, to ensure information is accurate and readily available for the function.
  • Identify simple discrepancies in statistics and data, such as missing information, and report to senior staff in order to support clients to deliver their work.
  • Take responsibility for data integrity to facilitate availability of accurate information in corporate systems.
  • Provide guidance on routine business support methods and practices to junior colleagues to ensure services are delivered consistently and to the required standards.
  • Work with a variety of individuals, taking on feedback where appropriate to assist in business support delivery for staff.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the United Nations UN World Food Programme (WFP) Business Support Assistant (Logistics) job placement should hold a University Degree in either of the following fields: Business Administration, Procurement & Logistics or any other related field obtained from a recognized Institution;
  • A minimum of three years of relevant working experience in a relevant field gained from a reputable organization;
  • Proficient in the use of office equipment and computer software packages, such as Microsoft Word.
  • Knowledge of work routines and methods in order to complete processes under minimal supervision.
  • Uses tact and courtesy to give and receive information to a wide range of individuals.
  • Ability to identify data discrepancies and rectify problems requiring attention.
  • Ability to offer guidance or basic on-the-job training to more junior staff.
  • Language: General Service (Headquarters): Fluency (level C) in English language.

How to Apply:
All candidates who desire to join the United Nations World Food Programme are encouraged to submit their applications online at the link below.


Deadline: 26th April 2018

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