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5 Year
High School Diploma

Short Detia;s

  • Organization: WFP
  • Location: Ethiopia
  • Type: Full Time
  • Job Title: Programme Assistant 
  • Close on:  28 Feb 2023

About Organization

A global institution inside the United Nations that offers food assistance is called the World Food Programme (WFP). Its headquarters are in Rome, Italy, and it was created by the UN in 1961 to assist fight world hunger. Each year, the WFP provides food aid to 80 million people in almost 80 countries, creating a road to peace, stability, and nutrition. It is the biggest humanitarian organization in the world, fighting hunger and saving lives in dire situations.

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About UN Careers-Programme Assistant

These positions are located at the Dessie and Bahir Dar Sub-Offices. Normally, the position holders report to a Programme Policy Officer or a designee. The position’s primary point of contact will be the Programme Policy Officer, who will offer general technical direction, close assistance, and regular feedback on work delivered. The position holder will assist in coordinating the program or policy activities carried out in the Dessie and Bahir Dar sub-offices, or comparable nature and low-complexity analytical tasks.

UN Careers-Programme Assistant  Requirments

Education: Completion of secondary school education. B.A degree in Agricultural Economics, Business Administration, Economics, Financial accounting, or another field relevant to Financial services assistance.

Experience: At least 5 years of relevant (NGOs/UN Agencies) experience in implementing technical programs (i.e. nutrition, refugees/IDPs, smallholder market access, recovery, and integrated resilience activities, etc.) in the financial services inclusion and access perspectives.

Language: National Professional: Fluency (level C) in the English language and Amharic.


  • Understand and communicate the Strategic Objectives: Helps teammates articulate WFP’s Strategic Objectives.
  • Be a force for positive change: Suggests potential improvements to the team’s work processes to the 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: Articulate how our own unit’s responsibilities will serve WFP’s mission.


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