WFP seeks candidates of the highest integrity and professionalism who share our humanitarian principles.The selection of staff is made on a competitive basis, and we are committed to promoting diversity and gender balance.Are you passionate about identifying trends and patterns to provide insightful recommendations? Are you passionate about improving the way WFP operates by optimizing resources management? Are you ready to change and save the lives of the most vulnerable people in the world? If yes, this opportunity is for you.
Job Title: FIT Pool - Budget & Programming
Officer P1 - Multiple LocationsABOUT WFP
The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) 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.We are looking for talented Budget and Programming Officers (BPOs) to join the Future International Talent Pool (FIT Pool) at a P1 Level to support the end to end planning and budgeting processes. BPOs ensure WFP makes the best use of available funding by enabling a consistent flow of budget information to support decision-making.
At a P1 Level, you will work under supervision to provide analysis and advice on resource planning and management issues and receive guidance and regular feedback on work performed. You will deliver budget planning and management outputs, and participate in the collation, maintenance, analysis, and reporting of information to support effective resource management in partnership with relevant stakeholders.
ABOUT BUDGET AND PROGRAMMING
The Budget and Programming Division is responsible for managing WFP's resource allocations, budget plan preparation, monitoring and reporting, and providing guidelines and tools for effective resource management.
As a Budget and Programming Officer, you will perform a range of tasks including demand planning and forecasting, data analysis and reporting while working in close collaboration with colleagues in Programme and Policy, Supply Chain and Partnerships functions to ensure that WFP attracts and manages resources effectively.
ABOUT FIT POOL
The Future International Talent Pool (FIT Pool) is an excellent opportunity for an international professional career within WFP. WFP is looking to build a pool of highly qualified and dynamic talents interested in serving in any of the +80 countries where WFP operates. Qualifying for the Budget & Programming FIT Pool gives you priority to be considered for vacant Fixed Term positions anywhere in the world and consequently to commence your global journey in the humanitarian world, often at the forefront of world affairs. For more information visit: http://www1.wfp.org/fit-pool
As Budget & Programming Officer at a P1 level, you will:
STANDARD MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS
You hold an advanced university degree in Project Management, Business Administration, Statistics, Finance, Economics or other relevant fields, or Bachelor's Degree with additional years of experience.
You are able and motivated to work in any of WFP's Offices throughout the world, including hardship locations.
DESIRABLE KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS
TERMS AND CONDITIONS
If you are selected, you will be placed in the FIT Pool for a period of up to 2 years. You may be contacted as the needs arise for fixed-term international positions in any of the countries in which WFP operates, including hardship duty stations.Mobility is the essence of WFP and continues to be a core contractual requirement. These positions are rotational which means that you shall be subject to the regular reassignment process to any other location on a period of 2 to 4 years unless the position is reclassified as non-rotational.WFP offers an attractive compensation and benefits package, including basic salary, post adjustment, relocation entitlement, travel and shipment allowances, 30 days' annual leave, home leave, an education grant for dependent children, pension plan and medical insurance. For more information, visit https://icsc.un.org/
DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS: 12 April 2020 (Midnight Rome time)
Interested candidates can submit applications at this link: http://bit.ly/wfp-budgetprogramming-officer-p1
CV must be in English.