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  • Organization: UN WFP - World Food Programme
  • Location: Kadugli
  • Grade: Administrative Services and Support - Generally no need for Higher Education - Administrative support
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Administrative support
  • Closing Date: 2019-02-14

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Site Maintenance Assistant SC-1 (El Fula)

Kadugli (Sudan)

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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.

INTRODUCTION

Would you like to join WFP Sudan’s Aviation Services team and enable the delivery of professional, client-focused services to WFP passenger clients and to contribute to changing and  saving the lives of the most vulnerable people in Sudan? If yes, this opportunity is for you.

At WFP, we are looking for motivated a Site Maintenance Assistant for our El Fula field office to support office operations and to be hired on a Service Contract at the SC-1 level.

ABOUT WFP

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.

HOW TO APPLY

To apply, please create a personal account and fill out the profile form with your personal information at http://www1.wfp.org/careers/job-openings. If you are an internal applicant, apply through your E-Recruitment profile.

In the application form, ensure filling the mandatory sections, attaching your CV, answering the pre-screening questions and agreeing on the legal statement before submitting your application.

Selection of staff is made on a competitive basis on account of potential and performance. All applicants will undergo a rigorous process which includes screening against job requirements, a technical test, and a panel interview.

TALENTED WOMEN ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY

We look for applicants with the highest integrity and professionalism who share our humanitarian values. We commit to promote diversity, gender parity and equality between men and women.

WFP strives to build a work environment that is safe and respectful, and free of sexual harassment and abuse of authority. We believe in open communication, and every individual at WFP is treated with respect regardless of gender, age, ethnicity, religious and political beliefs, etc.

In this pursuit, WFP assists women to balance work exigencies with personal and family responsibilities by providing an attractive compensation package, including fully paid maternity leave for 16 weeks, breastfeeding time off, and the possibility to avail of flexible working arrangements. Also, we endeavour to provide our staff, women, and men, with training and professional career development opportunities.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES (not all-inclusive)

The Site Maintenance Assistant  works under the overall supervision of the Head of Sub Office and the direct supervision of the Administration Associate to provide office maintenance and managment services. The Site Maintenance Assistant is responsible for the following duties:

  • Perform basic maintenance of outdoor/indoor environments, to keep them clean, well-organised and in a good condition;
  • Provide support in loading/offloading and moving office equipment, furniture, baggage and other items for efficient site maintenance services;
  • Support preparation and delivery of food and beverages, arrange for basic refurbishment and maintenance of kitchen area and equipment to facilitate efficient service;
  • Provide laundry services including basic maintenance of related equipment, to ensure that WFP office and guesthouse items are clean;
  • Provide efficient cleaning services including kitchens and toilets to ensure clean, hygienic and well-organised working environment.

STANDARD MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • This vacancy is open to qualified Sudanese Nationals Only;
  • Completion of secondary school education is an asset;
  • At least one year of experience in providing general maintenance services and support. Experience in a field office environment is desirable;
  • Intermediate knowledge of written and spoken English and Fluent written and spoken Arabic.

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS REQUIREMENTS:

  • Knowledge of basic office and maintenance equipment and their use;
  • Ability to operate and maintain equipment and supplies related to work in a good working condition.
  • Ability to work in all weather conditions and meet the deadlines.
  • High sense of responsibility and initiative.
  • Punctuality, honesty and integrity.
  • Ability to work in a multicultural environment.
  • Ability to work in a team.
  • High sense of customer orientation and offering high quality customer service

4Ps CORE ORGANISATIONAL CAPABILITIES

Purpose

  • Understand and communicate the Strategic Objectives: Builds an understanding of WFP’s Strategic Objectives.
  •  Be a force for positive change: Approaches individual tasks and responsibilities with a positive attitude and demeanor.
  •  Make the mission inspiring to our team: Understands the impact of WFP activities in beneficiary communities.
  •  Make our mission visible in everyday actions: Connects individual tasks and responsibilities to unit’s goals and mission.

People

  • Look for ways to strengthen people's skills: Seeks opportunities to build and enhance individual skills.
  •  Create an inclusive culture: Demonstrates respect and understanding for diversity and cultural differences.
  •  Be a coach & provide constructive feedback: Identifies and approaches colleagues or supervisors to serve as coaches.
  •  Create an “I will”/”We will” spirit: Sets clear goals and measurable targets for own tasks and responsibilities.

Performance

  • Encourage innovation & creative solutions: Assesses own tasks and responsibilities to find ways to be more efficient.
  •  Focus on getting results: Maintains accurate records of completion times and tasks in own areas of responsibility.
  •  Make commitments and make good on commitments: Understands responsibilities and the metrics associated with own tasks.
  •  Be Decisive: Notifies supervisors of dangerous situations or potential issues that may arise while in the field or office.

Partnership

  • Connect and share across WFP units: Understands WFP’s organizational structure, including the purpose and mission of each unit.
  •  Build strong external partnerships: Supports team in working with colleagues and WFP’s partners in the field toward common goals.
  •  Be politically agile & adaptable: Maintains a professional and courteous relationship with other WFP employees and partners in the field.
  •  Be clear about the value WFP brings to partnerships: Understands own team’s contributions in its partnerships with internal and external stakeholders.

DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS

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Female applicants are especially encouraged to apply

WFP has zero tolerance for discrimination and does not discriminate on the basis of HIV/AIDS status.

We do our best to provide you the most accurate info, but closing dates may be wrong on our site. Please check on the recruiting organization's page for the exact info. Candidates are responsible for complying with deadlines and are encouraged to submit applications well ahead.
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.
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