Friday, March 20, 2020

New Job Vacancies and Internship at The World Food Programme (WFP)

  Nophsky       Friday, March 20, 2020
 
Job Title: Business Support Assistant(Human Resources) (119065)
WFP seeks candidates of the highest integrity and professionalism who share our humanitarian principles.
Selection of staff is made on a competitive basis, and we are committed to promoting diversity and gender balance.
ABOUT WFP
The United Nations World Food Programme is the world’s largest humanitarian agency fighting hunger worldwide.  The mission of WFP is to help the world achieve Zero Hunger in our lifetimes.  Every day, WFP works worldwide to ensure that no child goes to bed hungry and that the poorest and most vulnerable, particularly women and children, can access the nutritious food they need.

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BACKGROUND JOB PURPOSE:
Business Support Assistant will provide administrative support and Data analytics to the Human Resources (HR) unit report to the head of HR unit.
The ideal candidate will use their passion for big data and analytics to provide insights to the Humana Resources Data (Metrics). Will be responsible for conducting both recurring and ad hoc analysis for Human Resources data users.
Also, the candidate will be involved on Recruitment processes (proactive talent sourcing), Female Talent Pool management and Staff Onboarding Management.
KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES (not all-inclusive)
  1. Generally, support processing and managing routine administrative and HR transactional tasks in various functional areas, to contribute to the effective and timely management and delivery of Huma Resources services.
  2. Acquire data from primary or secondary data sources and maintain databases/data systems.
  3. Interpret HR data, analyze results using statistical techniques and provide ongoing reports.
  4. Understand the day-to-day HR issues that our organization faces, which can be better understood with data
  5. Compile and analyze data related to HR’ issues
  6. Develop clear visualizations to convey complicated data in a straightforward fashion
  7. Support HR Team in the Recruitment process, specifically on proactively talent souring including maintaining an active talent pool for Female candidates, processing VA announcement, preliminary shortlisting, interview preparations and maintaining up to date recruitment data.
  8. Facilitate Staff Learning and Development activities, include but not limited to sharing WeLearn learning opportunities with CO Office staff.
  9. Perform other duties as assigned by the Supervisor.
QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:
Education: First University degree in Human resources or Public Administration, Mathematics, Economics, Computer Science, Information Management or Statistics.
Experience: Experience in general administrative work and support, data, consulting analytics or a related function involving quantitative data analysis to solve problems.
Knowledge & Skills:
  • Strong ability to use statistical and data analysis tools and translate data into a meaningful information.
  • Experience Ability to use standard office equipment such as photocopiers and scanners.
  • Proficient in SQL, Python, Hive, Pic and other Data analysis tools
TERMS AND CONDITIONS
ONLY SHORTLISTED CANDIDATES WILL BE CONTACTED.
DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS
DEADLINE FOR APPLICATION IS 27TH MARCH 2020.
Female applicants and qualified applicants from developing countries are especially encouraged to apply
WFP has zero tolerance for discrimination and does not discriminate on the basis of HIV/AIDS status.
No appointment under any kind of contract will be offered to members of the UN Advisory Committee on Administrative and Budgetary Questions (ACABQ), International Civil Service Commission (ICSC), FAO Finance Committee, WFP External Auditor, WFP Audit Committee, Joint Inspection Unit (JIU) and other similar bodies within the United Nations system with oversight responsibilities over WFP, both during their service and within three years of ceasing that service.

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Job Title: Communications Intern (118742)
JOB PURPOSE
The Communications Unit of WFP Tanzania aims to enhance public awareness and understanding of WFP’s work in the country to both local and international audiences. It works to improve brand recognition trough both conventional and non-conventional avenues of communication to appeal to as wide an audience as possible.
KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES (not all-inclusive)
  • Translate from English to Kiswahili and vice versa
  • Assist with media events including photography, videography and logistics
  • Produce content for print and social media, including Twitter and Facebook
  • Scan local newspapers daily for coverage of relevance to WFP
  • Track local and international news on issues of relevance
  • Liaise with other UN communication officers for joint activities
  • Respond to information requests from various sources
  • Compile donor and other reports
  • Assist with administrative tasks
  • Assist with the dissemination of publications
  • Travel up country as needed  

STANDARD MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
Education: Masters degree in journalism, Political Science or Mass Communication. Bachelors degree in the same areas will be considered if the candidate has relevant work experience.
ELIGIBILITY:
a. Be currently enrolled in an undergraduate programme (for example, Bachelor’s degree) from a recognised university and have completed at least two years of the programme. Candidates should have attended classes in the past 12 months; b. Be currently enrolled in a graduate programme (for example, Master degree) from a recognised university and have attended classes in the past 12 months; c. Be a recent graduate from an undergraduate or graduate programme (within six months prior to the application to the internship programme) from a recognised university and have attended classes in the last 12 months of enrolment in the university.

DESIRED EXPERIENCES FOR ENTRY INTO THE ROLE
Experience:
  • Work experience in journalism or public affairs will be an advantage.
  • Proven experience in translation from English to Kiswahili and vice versa
  • Experience in writing, editing and proofreading will be an advantage
OTHER SPECIFIC JOB REQUIREMENTS
  • Excellent knowledge and understanding of social media trends.
  • Proven writing and editing skills (report, creative writing, media) in English and Kiswahili.
  • Photography and videography skills. Demonstrated working knowledge of Windows computer applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher).
  • Knowledge of social and political situation in Tanzania and East African region. Ability to perform multiple tasks. Good interpersonal skills, team spirit and attentive to details.
Language:
Fluency in both oral and written English and Kiswahili
TERMS AND CONDITIONS
Interns receive a monthly stipend from WFP.
WFP is not responsible for living expenses, arrangements for accommodation and related costs
Open to Tanzania citizens only.

DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS
The application deadline is 25th March 2020NOTE: WFP does not request payment of any kind from prospective candidates for employment or any sort of fees.
Female applicants are especially encouraged to apply
WFP has zero tolerance for discrimination and does not discriminate on the basis of HIV/AIDS status. 
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