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UN Business Support Assistant (Logistics) Job Opportunities – United Nations World Food Programme (WFP)

Job
Title:             
 Business
Support Assistant (Logistics)
Organization: United
Nations World Food Programme (WFP)
Duty Station:  Jinja,
Uganda
About US:
The UN World Food Programme
(WFP) is the United Nations frontline agency against world hunger. It is the
largest and longest serving humanitarian agency in Uganda. . Currently WFP
focuses on three priority areas: Saving lives in Emergencies; Building
Resilience through Predictable Safety Nets; Improving Nutrition &
Mother-and Child Health; and Supporting Small Holder Farmers to Access Markets.
WFP has operations in various parts of the Country.
Job Summary: The
Business Support Assistant (Logistics) SC4 will support the L3 South bSudan
emergency and will also be tasked to deliver standard business support
processes for a specific professional area of work, to facilitate effective
service delivery. 
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • The
    incumbent will gather information with clear direction to support the
    drafting of documents and preparing reports by other staff.
  • Quickly
    respond to queries and escalate where appropriate, in order to provide a
    timely and accurate service to clients.
  • Support
    processing and managing routine administrative and financial tasks in
    various functional areas, to contribute to the effective and timely
    management of resources.
  • Provide
    revision and proof-reading services for standard documents, to contribute
    to the development of accurate documentation.
  • Take
    responsibility for the maintenance of set standard systems and files, to
    ensure information is accurate and readily available for the function.
  • Identify
    simple discrepancies in statistics and data, such as missing information,
    and report to senior staff in order to support clients to deliver their
    work.
  • Take
    responsibility for data integrity to facilitate availability of accurate
    information in corporate systems.
  • Provide
    guidance on routine business support methods and practices to junior
    colleagues to ensure services are delivered consistently and to the
    required standards.
  • Work
    with a variety of individuals, taking on feedback where appropriate to
    assist in business support delivery for staff.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The
    ideal candidate for the United Nations UN World Food Programme (WFP) Business
    Support Assistant (Logistics) job placement should hold a University
    Degree in either of the following fields: Business Administration,
    Procurement & Logistics or any other related field obtained from a
    recognized Institution;
  • A
    minimum of three years of relevant working experience in a relevant field
    gained from a reputable organization;
  • Proficient
    in the use of office equipment and computer software packages, such as
    Microsoft Word.
  • Knowledge
    of work routines and methods in order to complete processes under minimal
    supervision.
  • Uses
    tact and courtesy to give and receive information to a wide range of
    individuals.
  • Ability
    to identify data discrepancies and rectify problems requiring attention.
  • Ability
    to offer guidance or basic on-the-job training to more junior staff.
  • Language:
    General Service (Headquarters): Fluency (level C) in English language.
How to Apply:
All candidates who desire to
join the United Nations World Food Programme are encouraged to submit their
applications online at the link below.
Deadline: 26th April 2018
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