Thinking of a Career in Emergency Management?
- BY Nicole Pelette
The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) is the world's largest humanitarian agency, fighting hunger worldwide. We are seeking to fill a consultancy position of Junior Business Engagement Consultant - Programme based at our Headquarters in Rome, Italy.
The Junior Business Engagement Consultant (BEM) will take on a support role to the Digital Transformation team, with a specific focus on the Policy and Programme, Nutrition, School Feeding, Performance Management and Monitoring Divisions. The Junior BEM will be a natural communicator who can build relationships and learn quickly how to prioritize needs across a wide range of audiences. The Junior Consultant will work under the general supervision and guidance of the Programme BEM.
Qualifications & Experience Required
Education: Advanced University degree in Economics, Computer Science, International Development or other relevant field, or First University degree with additional years of related work experience or trainings/course.
Experience: At least one year of relevant working experience including internships
Technical Skills & Knowledge: Be a great communicator, relationship builder. Analytical skills, ability to prioritize and drive sound business decisions, ability to conduct cost-benefit analyses to support project management. Intermediate knowledge of technology also needed;
Language: Fluency in oral and written English is essential. Intermediate knowledge of another official UN language (Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian and Spanish) or Portuguese (one of WFP’s working languages) is desirable.