Business Support Assistant

World Food Programme , Homs, Syria

Skill Required:, Business Development/ Resource Mobilization
Preferred Experience: 
2 years of relevant work experience
Closing Date for Applications: 
15th May, 2021


Job Description

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.
In Syria, WFP provides food assistance to more than 4.6 million people each month. This includes families who require emergency assistance when affected by conflict and displacement and also those who need help to improve their nutrition and food security. WFP supports children across Syria with healthy meals and snacks at school, mothers with nutritious diets, and families and communities with sustainable livelihood projects.

ORGANIZATIONAL CONTEXT

These jobs are found in Country Offices (COs), Regional Bureaux (RBs), and Headquarters (HQ). Job holders typically provide administrative support to team(s) and/or support a specific business stream, and report to the relevant Associate. At this level, work is carried out under close supervision or immediately available assistance. Job holders are expected to produce organised and accurate work.

JOB PURPOSE

  • To deliver a range of routine business support tasks, to ensure that staff are effectively supported.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES (not all-inclusive)

  •  Collect, sort and disseminate correspondence, reports and other material to meet the required demands of staff to time standards.
  •  Respond to routine queries received and escalate where appropriate, to provide a timely and accurate service to clients.
  •  Proofread written documents, such as standard reports and correspondence, to contribute to the accuracy of written information developed by staff.
  •  Provide a set of standard business support activities, where required, to contribute to the effective functioning of business operations.
  •  Make travel arrangements and support events, etc., to support staff to work effectively.
  • Support the maintenance of office files, documents, and records in accordance with established systems and processes so that information is current and readily available for staff.
  • Undertake standard data entry tasks in accordance with defined systems, to ensure information is organised and readily available for the business team.

STANDARD MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education: Completion of secondary school education.

Experience: Two years of overall experience.

Language: Fluency in both oral and written communication in Arabic and in English.

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