Thinking of a Career in Emergency Management?
- BY Nicole Pelette
The World Food Programme (WFP) is the world's largest humanitarian agency fighting hunger worldwide. WFP pursues a vision of the world in which every man, woman and child has access at all times to the food needed for an active and healthy life.To save lives and protect livelihoods
The World Food Programme (WFP) is supports governments in strengthening their emergency preparedness and response capacities to mitigate the effects of disasters and reduce their impacts on vulnerable populations. This includes building capacities in logistics, supply chain management and communication technologies; strengthening risk reduction tools through Social Safety Net programmes; and bolstering sustainable food security and nutrition solutions. The Pacific region ranks among the world’s most vulnerable to natural hazards. The increase of large-scale humanitarian disasters due to climate change events is considerable. Developing adequate preparatory measures to build disaster-resilient communities in such a challenging environment is a critical priority to save and protect livelihoods.
We are We are seeking suitably qualified Fiji nationals for the Finance Associate position who will coordinate and provide finance, budget and administration support services involving the recording and interpretation of financial and budgetary information to ensure the efficient functioning of the support services and inform decision-making.
To coordinate and provide finance, budget and administration support services involving the recording and interpretation of financial and budgetary information to ensure the efficient functioning of the support services and inform decision-making.
KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES (not all-inclusive)
STANDARD MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
Education: Completion of secondary school education, including or supplemented by courses related to the area of work.
Knowledge & Skill:
Language: Fluency in both oral and written communication in English and Fijian,
Internal Controls & Compliance: Demonstrates basic knowledge of internal controls, risk management, and monitoring mechanisms and their applicability to WFP's critical activities.
Performance Budgeting, Analysis & Reporting: Demonstrates participation in business planning efforts by developing basic project-level budgets and forecasts, incorporating information from various sources as appropriate to monitor KPIs.
Resource Management: Demonstrates ability to track and compile reports on HQ and Field staffing and resource usage on a project-level basis.
Financial Mgmt. & Accounting Principles: Applies knowledge of financial and accounting principles and practices to ensure compliance with WFP policies, applicable procedures and accounting standards.
Supply Chain and Operations Knowledge: Demonstrates basic understanding of WFP programme, implementation, and supply chain principles (including project modalities & structures).