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IT Solutions Associate - G6 - Islamabad


  • Organization: WFP - World Food Programme
  • Location: Islamabad
  • Grade: Administrative support - GS-6, General Service - No need for Higher Education - Locally recruited position
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Information Technology and Computer Science
  • Closing Date: 2024-06-24


WFP encourages female candidates and people with disabilities to apply.

WFP seeks candidates of the highest integrity and professionalism who share our humanitarian principles. Selection of staff is made on a competitive basis. We are committed to promoting diversity and the principle of equal employment opportunity for all our employees and encourages qualified candidates to apply irrespective of religion or belief, ethnic or social background, gender, gender identity and disability


Job Title:                              IT Solutions Associate

Grade:                                  G6

Type of contract:                 Fixed Term                                 

Duration:                              12 Months        

Duty Station:                        Islamabad, Pakistan

Vacancy Number                 833295

Date of Publication:            11th June 2024

Deadline of Application:    24th June 2024

This Vacancy Announcement is for Pakistan Nationals Only. 

Note: This vacancy announcement will also be used to build a roster of prequalified applicants for future opportunities within same job profile at the current or lower level in Pakistan.


WFP offers a competitive benefits package including salary, pension, leave plus a medical insurance.


To contribute to the development of efficient and effective IT solutions, creating sound, innovative solutions that enable staff to deliver food/cash assistance to beneficiaries, in line with BISP Nashonuma Programme protocols.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES (not all-inclusive)

1. Support in development of integrated robust Information system to visualize, analyze and export predefined reports - (System Development)
2. Support the development of dotNet based backend.
3. Ensuring software development is according to the at-least one of the quality architectures (ISO/IEC 25010, CMAM-Level 3, SPICE)
4. Prepare clear technical systems documentation for developed IT solutions in order to facilitate IT systems development and maintenance - (Quality Assurance).
5. Perform unit and integrated testing of new, enhanced, or fixed code to ensure complete coverage of code and adherence to technical specifications - (Quality Assurance).
6. Contribute to the analysis, maintenance and upgrade of IT systems and troubleshoot, fix problems, and make recommendations for system improvements - (Quality Assurance).
7. Participate in the installation, configuration, and customization of IT systems, as well as integration and migration of data between systems to ensure compliance with IT standards, guidelines and procedures - (System Management and Costing).
8. Collate data and contribute to the preparation of accurate reports on IT investments and costs, providing information to inform decision-making by stakeholders - (System Management and


Education: Bachelors of Engineering in IT, Computer Science, Software Development or Masters degree in  IT/Software Development or Information Management. 

Experience: 6 years of experience in Information Management and System Development preferably with International Organization, Government or UN system.
Any Information System developed for Nutrition or Health will be preferred

General Service: Fluency in both oral and written communication in the UN language in use at the duty station and the duty station’s language, if different.

Knowledge & Skills:

Knowledge of Nutrition programmes/CMAM and Stunting preventions.
Asp.Net, Oracle, MS SQL, Android Development & Power BI, Tableau, Google Data Studio, Github or like version control system.


All WFP Employees are expected to demonstrate the competencies and standards of behavior aligned with our core values and defined in the WFP LEADERSHIP FRAMEWORK, namely:   

Leading by example with integrity,   

Driving results and delivering on commitments,   

Fostering inclusive and collaborative teamwork,   

Applying strategic thinking,   

Building and maintaining sustainable partnerships. 


To be considered, interested candidates are invited to apply via ( Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

WFP will not request payment at any stage of the recruitment process including at the offer stage. Any requests for payment should be refused and reported to local law enforcement authorities for appropriate action. 

Request for Disability related Reasonable Accommodations: 

It is important to WFP to create an accessible and inclusive workplace for everyone.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform essential job functions.  If you require reasonable accommodation in completing this application, interviewing, completing any pre-employment testing, or otherwise participating in the selection and hiring process, please direct your request and inquiries to the Diversity and Inclusion team on:, cc’ing A member of the reasonable accommodation team will contact you to confidentially discuss your needs. 

This email is only to be used for any disability related accessibility requirements, and not for sending the application itself. Due to volume of applications, any applications or CVs sent through this email address will not be considered as a formal application and will not receive a reply from WFP. 


The World Food Programme (WFP) is the leading humanitarian organization saving lives and changing lives, delivering food assistance in emergencies and working with communities to improve nutrition and build resilience.


The professional will be on secondment to BISP and work with BISP Information Systems cell to perform the assigned tasks and report to the PMU lead operationally and technically to the NOA-PMU.


WFP is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce. WFP has zero tolerance for sexual exploitation and abuse, any kind of harassment, including sexual harassment, abuse of authority or discrimination. All selected candidates will, undergo rigorous reference and background checks.  

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. 

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Before applying, please make sure that you have read the requirements for the position and that you qualify.
Applications from non-qualifying applicants will most likely be discarded by the recruiting manager.