Administration Officer

World Food Programme , Harare, Zimbabwe

Skill Required:, HR and Admin
Preferred Experience: 
5 years
Closing Date for Applications: 
20th February, 2020


Job Description

JOB PURPOSE

To support the delivery of quality, customer-focused, value for money administrative services that enable staff in country/location operations to deliver food assistance to beneficiaries, in line with WFP's strategy.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES (not all-inclusive)

  • Contribute to a WFP country plan, including administrative processes, aligned with country and wider WFP strategies and policies to facilitate efficient and effective administration services.
  • Support the development of annual plans and implementation of policies, systems and procedures to support WFP strategic objectives.
  • Collate data and prepare data analysis to provide management and clients with the accurate information and reports for efficient planning and decision-making.
  • Support management of existing resources in the area of responsibility (e.g. WFP managed facilities, assets and travel management, etc.) and assist in identification of new requirements aiming at efficiency, cost-effectiveness and timeliness of operations and services.
  • Facilitate the compliance of the services provided (e.g. WFP managed facilities, assets and travel management, etc.) with the corporate Occupational Safety and Health Policy.
  • Support a culture of environmental sustainability throughout WFP by role modelling actions that drive sustainability in all administrative activities.
  • Guide and supervise junior staff, acting as a point of referral and supporting them with analysis and queries.
  • Maintain the partnership with WFP stakeholders, other UN agencies and local government offices.
  • Follow standard emergency preparedness practices to ensure WFP is able to quickly respond and deploy food and needed resources to affected areas at the onset of the crisis.
  • Other as required.

STANDARD MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education:

  • University degree in Business/Public Administration, Engineering, or other relevant field relating to office management and administration.

Language:

  • Fluency (level C) in English language and Shona

OTHER SPECIFIC JOB REQUIREMENTS

  • Has gained at least 5 years progressively responsible experience in administration.
  • Has demonstrated a high level of proficiency in WFP administrative operating standards in day to day work.
  • Has provided coaching or training to new staff members within area of expertise.

Source:https://unjobs.org/vacancies/1581081266029


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