Fresher UN Admin Jobs – Business Support Assistant (Programme) – United Nations World Food Programme (WFP)

Job Title:    Business Support
Assistant (Programme)

Organization: United
Nations World Food Programme (WFP)

Duty Station: 

Grade: SC2

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 (Programme)
will carry out validity checks on documents presented by POCs and ensure the
right PoCs’ biometrics are captured and verified for appropriate Assistance.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Provide support in food distribution to ensure that right PoCs are
    verified and served
  • Assist in setting up the venue to ensure that all food and nonfood
    items are in place and set
  • Conduct validity checks on the documents of the PoCs including the
    attestations letters and ration cards to ensure that PoCs get their
    entitled rations.
  • Conducting physically verification of PoCs against their documents
    and household data in the food and cash logs/ manifests at all
  • Follow up of the Partner to provide timely delivery of daily
    distribution reports.
  • Ensuring distribution reports based on the cash/food logs/ manifests
    and the independent way bills.
  • Ensuring copies of all documents including but not limited to
    food/cash log, complaint records and coupons are properly kept.
  • Document complaints and submit to the concerned offices of UNHCR and
  • Actively participate in monitoring the utilization of food
    commodities dispatched from the WFP stores.
  • Ensure that community notice boards, ration banners are in place and
  • Participate in data entry in WFP corporate systems
  • Participate in developing weekly and monthly schedules
  • Work hand in hand with the field monitor to compile and submit
    daily, weekly and monthly reports.
  • Participate in other monitoring and evaluation activities as
    assigned from time to time
  • Participate in training of FMCs, RWCs, food clerks and other
  • Participate in mainstreaming AAP across all WFP activities
  • Perform any other duty as assigned by the Supervisor

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The ideal candidate for the United Nations UN World Food Programme
    (WFP) Business Support Assistant (Programme) job placement should hold a
    Bachelor’s Degree
  • One or more years of experience in general administrative work.
  • Ability to use standard office equipment such as photocopiers and
  • Ability to follow standard business support processes and
  • Knowledge of standard office software packages, e.g. Microsoft word.
  • Ability to provide information using courtesy and tact.
  • Keen attention to details.
  • Language: Fluency
    in both oral and written English; Sound knowledge of regional local
    dialects is very desirable

NB: Female
applicants and qualified applicants from developing countries are especially
encouraged to apply

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: 7th June 2019

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