Business Support Assistant SSA5 Abuja 1 position. 11 months
wfp
Nigeria
1d ago

JOB PURPOSE

To deliver a wide range of business support processes and activities for a specific professional area of work, to facilitate effective service delivery.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES (not all-inclusive)

1. Collate information for inclusion in reports, documents and correspondence, to support the effective work of other staff.

2. Respond to standard queries and provide timely and accurate guidance.

3. Process and manage routine administrative and financial tasks in various functional areas, to contribute to the effective and timely management of resources

4. Manage and maintain records and databases, to ensure information is organised and readily available for staff.

5. Maintain relationships with a range of individuals through provision of business support to assist in information sharing and service delivery to staff.

6. Proof-read reports, documentation, correspondence, etc., making changes in line with established guidelines where appropriate.

7. Contribute to improvement of business procedures and processes.

8. Collect and perform basic analysis of data to contribute to quality business information management.

9. Provide guidance to junior colleagues in performing their duties.

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4Ps CORE ORGANISATIONAL CAPABILITIES

Purpose

  • Understand and communicate the Strategic Objectives : Helps teammates articulate WFP’s Strategic Objectives.
  • Be a force for positive change : Suggests potential improvements to team’s work processes to supervisor.
  • Make the mission inspiring to our team : Explains the impact of WFP activities in beneficiary communities to teammates.
  • Make our mission visible in everyday actions : Articulates how own unit’s responsibilities will serve WFP’s mission.
  • People

  • Look for ways to strengthen people's skills : Trains junior teammates on new skills and capabilities.
  • Create an inclusive culture : Seeks opportunities to work with people from different backgrounds.
  • Be a coach & provide constructive feedback : Serves as a peer coach for colleagues in same area of work.
  • Create an I will / We will spirit : Tracks progress toward goals and shares this information on a regular basis with supervisor.
  • Performance

  • Encourage innovation & creative solutions : Explores ways to consistently be more efficient and accurate in own areas of work and shares new methods of work with colleagues.
  • Focus on getting results : Focuses on getting results and tracks trends in completion rates for own tasks to identify opportunities for efficiency.
  • Make commitments and make good on commitments : Takes responsibility for own tasks and notifies supervisor as soon as possible of potential delays in meeting deadlines or commitments.
  • Be Decisive : Independently decides what action to take when faced with critical choices in the workplace or in dangerous situations in the field.
  • Partnership

  • Connect and share across WFP units : Suggests opportunities for partnering with other units to supervisor.
  • Build strong external partnerships : Identifies opportunities to work with colleagues and partners in the field towards common goals.
  • Be politically agile & adaptable : Develops an understanding of the value of WFP’s teams and external partners in fulfilling team’s goals and objectives.
  • Be clear about the value WFP brings to partnerships : Aligns own activities with supervisor’s priorities to fulfill internal and external partner needs.
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    OTHER SPECIFIC JOB REQUIREMENTS

    The duration of the contract is for 6 months and is non-renewable.

    DESIRED EXPERIENCES FOR ENTRY INTO THE ROLE

    TERMS AND CONDITIONS

    Qualified female candidates are encouraged to apply.

  • Only Nigerian nationals or holders of valid residence and work permits are eligible to apply for this position
  • Applications are to be submitted and recieved online and in English language only.
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Canvassing is strictly prohibited. Canvassing of any sort will lead to automatic disqualification of the concerned applicant.
  • Selected candidate will be employed on a short-term contract. WFP offers an attractive compensation package.

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