Programme Assistant - CBT

United Nations World Food Programme (WFP)

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The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) is the world's largest humanitarian agency, fighting hunger worldwide. We are seeking to fill a number of General Services position based in WFP Nigeria. The position is based in Maiduguri and Damaturu respectively. If you are a Nigerian national, committed, creative professional and are passionate about making a lasting difference for people in need, we would like to hear from you.



Key Responsibilities (not all inclusive, nor exhaustive)

  • Perform specialized and/or standardised processes and activities within the specific technical area of work supporting alignment with wider programmer policies and guidelines.
  • Provide project management and/or general office support
  • Within the specific area of responsibility, compile data and support analysis and preparation of reports in order to support operational decision making.
  • Perform accurate, timely recording of data within the specific technical area of work following corporate standards and guidelines.
  • Support communication and activities with local partners agencies, NGOs and government institutions.
  • Act as a point of contact for resolution of general operational queries requesting assistance where necessarry
  • Follow standard emergency preparedness practices to ensure WFP is able to quickly respond and deploy needed resources to affected areas at the onset of the crisis


Qualification, Experience, and Attributes

    • Completion of secondary school education. A post-secondary Certificate in the related functional area. Completion of University degree is an advantage,
    • A minimum of 4 years relevant support experience is required in the following:
    • Has worked with technical team (i.e. nutrition, VAM, etc.)
    • Has contributed to implementation of programmes.
    • Has observed or assisted with policy discussions.
    • Has participated in the capacity building activities.
    • Has experience in managing partnerships.
    • Knowledge of cash-based transfer modalities is an added advantage.


  • Flnency (level C) in English language.
  • Knowledge of Hausa and Kanuri local languages is desirable.

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United Nations World Food Programme (WFP)

Job Level

Experienced (Non-Manager)




Project / Programme Management

Job Type


Minimum Qualification


Preferred Years of Experience

3 - 5 years