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Supply Chain Communications Officer


  • Organization: WFP - World Food Programme
  • Location: Rome
  • Grade: Level not specified - Level not specified
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Logistics
    • Communication and Public Information
    • Supply Chain
  • Closing Date: Closed


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.

Supply Chain Communications Officer

Consultancy opportunity


Are you a Communications Professional and interested in humanitarian work?

If yes, this opportunity is for you!



We are looking for candidates of the highest integrity and professionalism who share our humanitarian principles. We select our candidates on a competitive basis, and we are committed to promoting diversity and gender balance.


The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP), a highly prestigious, reputable & world’s largest humanitarian organization, saving lives in emergencies and using food assistance to build a pathway to peace, stability and prosperity for people recovering from conflict, disasters and the impact of climate change.


At WFP, people are at the heart of everything we do and the vision of the future WFP workforce is one of diverse, committed, skilled, and high performing teams, selected on merit, operating in a healthy and inclusive work environment, living WFP's values (Integrity, Collaboration, Commitment, Humanity, and Inclusion) and working with partners to save and change the lives of those WFP serves.


To learn more about WFP, visit our website: UN World Food Programme (WFP) and follow us on social media to keep up with our latest news: YouTube, LinkedIn, Instagram, Facebook, Twitter.


WFP’s Supply Chain function, made up of more than 4,000 employees worldwide, is seeking to strengthen its profile both internally and externally. As part of the team, the Communications Officer will contribute to developing communication products that showcase the diverse range of tasks carried out across the supply chain to help WFP to reach more than 100 million people with food assistance each year.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES (not all-inclusive)

  • In collaboration with the Special Assistant to the Director and the Front Office Team, work on the development of a comprehensive internal and external communications strategy for the division, designed to highlight and showcase the diverse work of the function and build community amongst supply chain staff globally. This strategy should align with WFP's corporate communications strategy and meet donor visibility requirements as necessary.
  • In support of the strategy, work to produce various communications products including social media posts and multimedia items, articles, profiles, newsletters, reports, factsheets, presentations, videos and talking points as needed.
  • Assist in the development of a social media strategy that sets specific goals and monitors ROI, aligning with WFP corporate social media priorities and styles and researching trends and audience preferences. Administer WFP Supply Chain social media accounts.
  • Assist in the development of a strategy for WFP Supply Chain's Yammer community to support internal communications initiatives.
  • Support in the clearance of all communications products for the division, working with units to ensure that any articles, videos or other significant pieces of communications materials produced are to a high standard, reflect well on the division and align with the overall communications strategy. Where content is produced outside the division, work with the relevant CAM focal points to ensure that messaging is accurate.
  • Deploy on field missions to gather content as needed.
  • Work with the graphic designer to establish and manage the division's photo and video archive, and to upload Supply Chain content to the corporate repository.

  • Monitor Supply Chain information on WFPgo and to ensure information is accurate and up-to-date.
  • Ensure that all written outputs are compliant with WFP standards and templates and ensure this is adhered to for any documents leaving the division.
  • Others as required.




  • University degree in social sciences, international relations, communications, journalism or related field.


  • Minimum of two years professional experience in an international context in the field of communications. Knowledge of supply chain and graphic design/multimedia content creation are desirable.

Knowledge and Skills

  • Ability to meet deadlines and work under pressure as part of a team; strong written and visual communication skills; excellent analytical skills; ability to acquire knowledge quickly; experience with MS Office and Adobe Creative Suites.
  • Strong knowledge of social media platforms, including analytics. Ability to keep abreast of latest trends in communications methods.


  • Fluency in both oral and written communication in English and knowledge of a second UN language is highly desired.


WFP offers a competitive compensation package which will be determined by the contract type and selected candidate’s qualifications and experience.

Please visit the following websites for detailed information on working with WFP: Click on: “Our work” and “Countries” to learn more about WFP’s operations.


Application deadline:  11 December 2022(midnight Rome time)

Your CV must be submitted in English


WFP has a zero-tolerance approach to conduct such as fraud, sexual exploitation and abuse, sexual harassment, abuse of authority and discrimination. All selected candidates will be expected to adhere to WFP’s standards of conduct and will therefore undergo rigorous background verification internally or through third parties. Selected candidates will also be required to provide additional information as part of the verification exercise. Misrepresentation of information provided during the recruitment process may lead to disqualification or termination of employment

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.

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