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Reports Assistant, SC4, Cox's Bazar

Bangladesh (Bangladesh)

  • Organization: WFP - World Food Programme
  • Location: Bangladesh (Bangladesh)
  • Grade: Administrative Services and Support - Generally no need for Higher Education - Administrative support
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Administrative support
  • Closing Date: 2021-10-20

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Are you ready to change lives and save the lives of the world's most vulnerable people?
If yes, this opportunity is for you!

 

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.

ABOUT WFP

The United Nations World Food Programme is a leading organization delivering food assistance and working with communities to improve nutrition and build resilience. We also support governments of developing countries in their efforts to eliminate hunger and malnutrition by addressing the underlying causes and disparities in access to food and good nutrition to ensure that no one is left behind in line with the Agenda 2030, Sustaining Peace and Agenda for Humanity. WFP is particularly focused on Goal 2 (Zero Hunger) and Goal 17 (Partnerships). Delivering on our mandate of Zero Hunger requires us to have a diverse, inclusive and gender-balanced workforce.

The 2020 Nobel Peace Prize awarded to WFP is recognition that ending hunger is a critical first step towards global peace. WFP recognizes that one of the greatest contributions it can make to humanity is to provide a voice to the 690 million hungry people in the world. The Nobel Peace Prize gives us a platform to make their needs heard and to mobilize support for the assistance they need.

ORGANIZATIONAL CONTEXT

WFP supports over 1.4 million people in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh including over 860,000 Rohingya refugees and host community Bangladeshi under the L2 emergency operation. WFP provides food and nutrition assistance to the entire refugee population in the world’s largest refugee camp as well as school meals, nutrition service, and livelihood support to host communities in Cox’s Bazar.

 

JOB PURPOSE

The World Food Programme (WFP) is the world’s largest humanitarian agency, fighting hunger worldwide. In Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh, WFP provides life-saving assistance to more than 860,000 Rohingya refugees and over 400,000 most vulnerable households in the local communities. WFP implements a range of programmes including integrated food and nutrition assistance, school feeding activities, emergency preparedness and tailored livelihoods programme to support the most vulnerable population.

The Reports Associate will work closely with members of the External Relations & Reports unit as well as Programme, Resource Management and Communications teams.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES (not all-inclusive)

Under the overall supervision of External Relations & Reports head and direct supervision of the Reports lead, the job holder will be responsible for the following duties:

  • Support Produce products/reports in a corporate template which includes, situation updates, operation overviews, snapshots for both internal and external audiences
  • Consolidate inputs from concerned programme units and draft the Cox’s Bazar sub-office monthly situation reports
  • Combine concerned programme unit inputs for donor reports at the Cox’s Bazar sub-office level with the aim to feed into Country Office level donor reporting requirements
  • Assist the Level 2 Emergency Response by providing and consolidating inputs and beneficiary achievements for internal regular updates
  • Coordinate with Information Management Officers to gather monthly updates for reports and other relevant products
  • Ensure that standard procedures and templates are followed to drive the quality, consistency and standardisation of information management and performance reporting across WFP
  • Support the initiatives for developing improved, streamlined, and harmonized including drafting of related normative guidance, as required.

STANDARD MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

EDUCATION: University degree in Political Science, Economics, Statistics, Information Management or Journalism, Business Management, Social Sciences or other relevant field.

EXPERIENCE: Three years of progressively responsible work experience where one year in the relevant business stream with with a background and interest in international humanitarian development.

KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS:
• Strong English writing and editing and oral communication skills
• Understanding of/skills at infographics, designing, data analysis and management tools
• Desired but not required: Familiarity with the refugee and host community context of Cox’s Bazar.

LANGUAGE: Fluency in both oral and written communication in English and Bangla. Much desirable, fluency in oral Chittagonian/ Rohingyan dialect.

TERMS AND CONDITIONS

Contract Type           : Service Contract

Contract Duration     : 12 Months

Duty Station              : Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh

Nationality                 : Bangladeshi only

Monthly Salary          : BDT 85,766

No of post                 : One (1)

DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS

Wednesday, 20 October 2021 23:59 GMT

This vacancy announcement is for Bangladeshi Nationals. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

To be considered, interested candidates are invited to apply through the WFP careers website: LINK

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Female applicants and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
WFP is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages all qualified candidates, irrespective of gender, nationality, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of the organisation. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the selection & recruitment process, and for work-related needs upon joining the Programme. 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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