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WFP Green Talent - Finance & Administration Officer, SC8 Mogadishu


  • Organization: WFP - World Food Programme
  • Location: Somalia
  • Grade: SB-4 (SC8/SC9), Service Contract, Local Contractors Agreement
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Operations and Administrations
    • Banking and Finance
    • Environment
    • Logistics
    • Humanitarian Aid and Coordination
    • Food Security, Livestock and Livelihoods
  • Closing Date: 2022-07-08


WFP celebrates and embraces diversity. It is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all its employees and encourages qualified candidates to apply irrespective of race, colour, national origin, ethnic or social background, genetic information, gender, gender identity and/or expression, sexual orientation, religion or belief, HIV status or disability.

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.

Why join WFP in Somalia?


In Somalia, the World Food Programme provides food assistance for nutrition, livelihoods, and relief through the hard work of more than 500 employees who contribute to make Somalia hunger free in close partnership with local partners.

The Green Talent Programme


WFP is excited to launch The Green Talent Programme which is an accelerated learning and career development opportunity. The programme targets Somalis, who are interested in developing their leadership and technical skills to accelerate their careers.


WFP is passionate about developing future leaders in a purpose-driven, multi-cultural and inclusive environment.


Are you ready to be part of an agile, ambitious and highly committed team that makes a difference in the world? The WFP Somalia Green Talent Programme is the right fit for you!

Why should you apply?


  • Accelerated learning and career development opportunities.
  • A real job that continuously challenges and builds your skills.
  • Coaching and mentoring by WFP leaders who give you a chance to make a genuine impact on saving and changing lives.
  • Opportunity to come up with innovative and creative ideas. 
  • Networking opportunities with diverse teams within WFP.
  • Competitive salary and benefits (medical, annual leave).

Minimum Qualifications


Education: Completion of a university degree from an accredited university.


Language: Proficiency in oral and written communication in English and Somali.


Essential people skills:

  • Learning agility and ambitious.
  • Creative and innovative insights.
  • An interest in humanitarian and development work.
  • Ready to commit to the 15-months Green Talent Programme.

Duration of assignment


Contract Duration: 1 year

How to apply?


Interested and qualified candidates are requested to submit online applications through E-Recruitment. 


Applications that do not meet the above requirements will be disregarded. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.




All employment decisions are made on the basis of organizational needs, job requirements, merit, and individual qualifications. WFP is committed to providing an inclusive work environment free of sexual exploitation and abuse, all forms of discrimination, any kind of harassment, sexual harassment, and abuse of authority. Therefore, 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.