Administrative Assistant

World Food Program, Kousseri, Cameroon

Skill Required:, Finance and AccountsHR and AdminProject Management
Preferred Experience: 
2 years of relevant work experience
Closing Date for Applications: 
27th January, 2021


Job Description

Organizational context

In Cameroon, b) contribute to greater efficiency in crisis response interventions; c) ensure access to nutritious food rather than provision while building the national capacities and systems for social protection, emergency preparedness and response and government-led programs and services; and d) increase resilience by focusing on food systems rather than access to food, through development of integrated solutions that can be scaled up by Government and the private sector.

What will you do ?

  • Based in Kousseri, you will deliver standard business support processes, to facilitate effective service delivery .

Why work with us?

  • WFP provides food assistance to more than 86 million people in 83 countries, including Cameroon. Your work will have a positive impact on lives of the world's most vulnerable people.
  • You will join a diverse team of professionals and will have an opportunity to exchange your experiences with your colleagues and continuously learning from each other.
  • WFP invests in the training and development of its employees through a range of training, accreditation, mentorship and other programs as well as through international mobility opportunities.
  • Our team is growing nationally and internationally and the timing to join us cannot be better!

Key Responsibilities (not all-inclusive, nor exhaustive):

Under the direct supervision of the Head of Field Office, you will:

  • Gather information with clear direction to support the drafting of documents and preparing reports by other staff.
  • Respond to queries and escalate where appropriate, in order to provide a timely and accurate service to clients.
  • Support processing and managing administrative routine and financial tasks in various functional areas, to contribute to the effective and timely management of resources.
  • Provide revision and proof-reading services for standard documents, to contribute to the development of accurate documentation.
  • Take responsibility for the maintenance of set standard systems and files, to ensure information is accurate and readily available for the function.
  • Identify simple discrepancies in statistics and data, such as missing information, and report to senior staff in order to support clients to deliver their work.
  • Take responsibility for data integrity to facilitate availability of accurate information in corporate systems.
  • Provide guidance on routine business support methods and practices to junior colleagues to ensure services are delivered consistently and to the required standards.
  • Work with a variety of individuals, taking on feedback where appropriate to assist in business support delivery for staff.
  • Perform any other related duty as may be required by WFP Management.

Qualifications and Key Requirements

Education : Completion of secondary school education (GCE A Level or Baccalaureat). A Bachelor's degree or equivalent in Administration, Finance, Human Resources is desirable.

Experience : 3 years of relevant professional experience in general administration, office management, communication, Project Management, finance and accounting .

Knowledge and skills:

  • Proficient in the use of office equipment and computer software packages such as Microsoft Word.
  • Knowledge of work routines and methods in order to complete processes under minimal supervision.
  • Uses tact and courtesy to give and receive information to a wide range of individuals.
  • Ability to identify data discrepancies and rectify problems requiring attention.
  • Ability to offer guidance or basic on-the-job training to more junior staff.
  • Previous experience working with humanitarian sector will be a nice to have

Language : Fluency in French and good working knowledge of English.

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