WFP seeks candidates of the highest integrity and professionalism who share our humanitarian principles.
Selection of staff is made on a competitive basis, and we are committed to promoting diversity and gender balance.
The United Nations World Food Programme is the world's largest humanitarian agency fighting hunger worldwide. The mission of WFP is to help the world
achieve Zero Hunger in our lifetimes. Every day, WFP works worldwide to ensure that no child goes to bed hungry and that the poorest and most vulnerable, particularly women and children, can access the nutritious food they need.
STANDARD MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
Education : Advanced University degree in Political Science, International Development, Development Economics, International Relations, Law, Marketing, Communications or another relevant field, or First University degree with additional years of related work experience and / or training / courses.
Experience : Minimum three or more years of relevant professional work experience in partnership roles
Language : National Professional : Fluency (level C) in English language and the duty station's language, if different.
The incumbent will report to the Head of Unit in Abuja
Provide substantial value to WFP's effective positioning with public, private and external partners to attract policy support, resources, technical assistance and innovative solutions to advance the work of WFP, while supporting member states in the achievement of the SDGs and Zero Hunger and emphasizing WFP's contributions in this regard.
KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES (not all-inclusive)
Ensure partner visibility and that partner conditions are met.
Conduct analysis and draft quality briefs in support of outreach opportunities.
4Ps CORE ORGANISATIONAL CAPABILITIES
Look for ways to strengthen people's skills : Assesses own strengths and weaknesses to increase self-awareness, and includes these in conversations on own developmental needs.
Create an inclusive culture : Participates in open dialogue, and values the diverse opinion of others, regardless of background, culture, experience, or country assignment.
Be a coach & provide constructive feedback : Proactively seeks feedback and coaching to build confidence, and develop and improve individual skills.
Create an "I will" / "We will" spirit : Participates in accomplishing team activities and goals in the face of challenging circumstances.
Description of the behaviour expected for the proficiency level
Demonstrates ability to build and sustain effective collaborative relationships with appropriate stakeholders and contacts in area of expertise to raise the profile of WFP, build relationships and further organisational aims.
Collates accurate and timely information in required format (i.e. written or visual communications materials as well as verbally), to facilitate information flows and informed decision making on communications issues.
Information Analytics, Reporting and Management
Gathers and summarises information relevant to partners (trends, regulations, practices) to enable supervisor(s) to efficiently make informed decisions and enhance partner relationships.
Captures important information, synthesises and facilitates internal reporting.
Sociopolitical Contextual Understanding
Shows awareness of the multilateral / interagency environment and the dynamics in which WFP operates which informs approach to daily tasks.
NGO, UN and Other Partner Collaboration
Actively promotes WFP's partnering approach. Individually contributes to development and maintenance of partnerships with NGOs, UN agencies, governments and other partners.
Is able to provide suggestions that help inform WFP's evolving engagement with relevant partners. Provides and coordinates input to be shared with partners.
DESIRED EXPERIENCES FOR ENTRY INTO THE ROLE
TERMS AND CONDITIONS
Qualified female candidates are encouraged to apply.
Only Nigerian nationals are eligible to apply.
Applications must be submitted online and in English only.
Canvassing of any sort will lead to automatic disqualification of the concerned applicant.
DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS
Deadline : 15 April 2021
Female applicants and qualified applicants from developing countries are especially encouraged to apply
WFP has zero tolerance for discrimination and does not discriminate on the basis of HIV / AIDS status.
No appointment under any kind of contract will be offered to members of the UN Advisory Committee on Administrative and Budgetary Questions (ACABQ), International Civil Service Commission (ICSC), FAO Finance Committee, WFP External Auditor, WFP Audit Committee, Joint Inspection Unit (JIU) and other similar bodies within the United Nations system with oversight responsibilities over WFP, both during their service and within three years of ceasing that service.