IT Analyst

World Food Programme, Khartoum, Sudan

Skill Required:, IT and ICT
Preferred Experience: 
5 years
Closing Date for Applications: 
24th January, 2019

Job Description

At WFP, we are looking for several (4 positions) of talented IT Analyst (IT Solutions Associate – SCOPE Analyst) hired as a Service Contract level 6 in Khartoum, Sudan that will be involved in Cash-Based Transfer (CBT) activities and guide internal and external colleagues across the country on relevant business procedures supported by SCOPE - our web-based application used for beneficiary registrations, intervention setups, distribution planning, transfers and distribution reporting.

Selection of staff is made on a competitive basis on account of potential and performance. All applicants will undergo a rigorous process which includes screening against job requirements, a technical test, and a panel interview.

We look for applicants with the highest integrity and professionalism who share our humanitarian values. We commit to promote diversity, gender parity and equality between men and women.

WFP strives to build a work environment that is safe and respectful, and free of sexual harassment and abuse of authority. We believe in open communication, and every individual at WFP is treated with respect regardless of gender, age, ethnicity, religious and political beliefs, etc.

In this pursuit, WFP assists women to balance work exigencies with personal and family responsibilities by providing an attractive compensation package, including fully paid maternity leave for 16 weeks, breastfeeding time off, and the possibility to avail of flexible working arrangements. Also, we endeavour to provide our staff, women, and men, with training and professional career development opportunities.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES (not all-inclusive)

As an IT Solutions Associate (SCOPE Analyst), you will be responsible for:

  • Provide your technical support for registrations, distributions, redemptions and reconciliations for all delivery mechanisms implemented through SCOPE platform;
  • Write program code to support the development and implementation of efficient and effective IT solutions;
  • Test and deploy new software and hardware to support CBT activities countrywide;
  • Train your WFP colleagues, cooperating partners and other service providers on how to use new technologies used in CBT activities;
  • Conduct regular data quality checks and reports to ensure clarity, accuracy, consistency, and timeliness;
  • Evaluate, administer, develop, update, provide troubleshooting assistance, train and document support materials for local applications;
  • Streamline existing internal processes and systems by eliminating or consolidating of redundant steps;
  • Lead digitalization activities by exploring local data needs in innovative ways;
  • Keep an updated status of all your tasks so any colleague can take over any of the applications with the minimum disruption;
  • Participate in recurring IT assessments and effectively use following WFP corporate guidance, standard operating procedures for registration, privacy of information, and, gender and protection.


This vacancy is open to qualified Sudanese Nationals /authorizion to work in Sudan according to Sudanese regulations.

  • Education: Completion of secondary school education and a post-secondary certificate in the domain of Information Technology are required.
  • Experience: A minimum of five years of relevant experience is required.
  • Language: Proficiency in English and Arabic.


  • University Degree in Computer Science or Information Technology is highly desirable. For University Degree graduates, the minimum requirement of work experience in a related field is reduced to three years.
  • Official development training or certificate using MVC Falcon Framework and Tableau Desktop/Server is highly preferable.


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