United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) Job Vacancies- 10 Positions

United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) seeks to recruit to fill the vacant positions below:

  1. Administrative Assistant
  2. Business Support Assistant
  3. Business Support Assistant (Inventory)
  4. Driver
  5. Senior Driver
  6. Human Resources Assistant
  7. Radio Operator
  8. Programme Assistant – CBT
  9. Programme Assistant – M&E
  10. Procurement Assistant

Administrative Assistant Job Vacancy at WFP

Job Title: Administrative Assistant (G5)

Locations: Maiduguri, Damaturu

Key Responsibilities (not all inclusive, nor exhaustive)

  • Check the provision of a range of service, including facilities and light vehicle management, travel, protocol related etc; maintaining information, to contribute to the provision of safe and comfortable working environment.
  • Collate and process information including dissemination to support the productions of standard documents and reports for the unit, to enable decision-making and the effective management of resources.
  • Management and maintain paper and electronic records within the area of responsibility in accordance with established procedures, to ensure swift and easy data access as required.
  • Undertake research and perform basic analyses of data, to contribute to the provision of accurate information and effective management of resources.
  • Be a first point of contact for internal queries, to facilitate the provision of efficient and effective resolution of daily issues.
  • Provide inputs to routine methods and practices in own area of work, to support the continuous improvement of service provided.

Qualification, Experience and Attributes

  • Monitors and supervises administrative work against the established standards and protocol for service excellent. Ensures that customer problems are identified and resolved.
  • He supported in providing ad-hoc guidance to new staff members
  • Demonstrates a broad knowledge of administration best practices, techniques and processes and good grasp of WFP standards processes, and infrastructure in area of efficient and effective administration services.


  • Completion of Secondary School Education
  • A first Degree in Administration, Management or related discipline desirable.


  • Fluency (level C) in English, Knowledge of Hausa and Kanuri local Language is desirable

Terms And Conditions
Selected candidate will be employed on a fixed-term contract with a probationary period of one year. WFP offers an attractive compensation package. For more details please visit International Civil Service Commision website: http://icsc.un.org (link: http://www.un.org/Depts/OHRM/salaries_allowances/salaries/nigeria.htm)

Application Closing Date
6th September, 2016.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should forward their Resume/Curriculum Vitae as a single document to: nigeria.hrvacancies@wfp.org electronically.


  • WFP will apply a rigorous and transparent selection process including thorough assessment of technical skills to ensure the best candidates are selected for the job
  • Only applications sent electronically to the designated email address with Job title clearly indicated as the subject of the mail will be considered.
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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