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
Job Title: Junior Financial Assessment Specialist
Type of Contract: WAE Consultant
Division: FINB – Business Development Cash-Based Transfers (CBT) Branch
Duty Station (City, Country): Remote from Permanent Place of Residence
Duration: 11 months
Cash-based transfers (CBT) represent an increasing share of WFP’s total humanitarian assistance (35 percent in 2018), and include assistance distributed as physical banknotes, e-money, mobile money, vouchers or debit cards. In 2018, WFP transferred US$1.76 billion to 24.5 million people in 62 countries, empowering them to meet their essential needs.
In support of WFP’s global scale up of cash-based transfers, the Finance function through the Business Development and Cash Based Transfers Branch (FINB) is developing corporate tools and guidance, providing day-to-day technical advice and assistance to Country Offices while also undertaking a range of other strategic activities and engagements internally as well as with external service providers. The Consultant will be supporting Country Offices and Regional Bureaux with the completion of the mandatory Financial Assessments for CBT under the Market Engagement team within FINB.
The Consultant will undertake the following tasks:
DELIVERABLES AT THE END OF THE CONTRACT:
QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:
University Degree in Economics or Finance, Business Administration or related fields
3 years of related work experience, preferably in one or more of the following
Knowledge & Skills:
Good oral and written communication in English; knowledge of French and/or another additional UN language is a plus
Terms and Conditions
WFP offers a competitive compensation package which will be determined by the contract type and selected candidate’s qualifications and experience.
Please visit the following websites for detailed information on working with WFP.
http://www.wfp.org Click on: “Our work” and “Countries” to learn more about WFP’s operations.
Deadline for applications: 10 September 2020
Ref.: VA No. 123725
Qualified 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.