Who We Are
The United Nations World Food Programme is the world’s leading humanitarian organization and works to achieve Zero Hunger. WFP delivers food assistance in emergencies and partners with communities to improve nutrition and build resilience. With 90% of our workforce based in Country Offices and field operations, WFP serves more than 80 million people in 81 countries worldwide.
After more than half a century of humanitarian engagement, we have learned that fighting hunger involves not just food delivery, but also building country capacity and strengthening cooperation by working with governments, NGOs, suppliers and local communities. We engage businesses and smallholder farmers and invest in local economies, markets and the private sector.
With an unparalleled reputation as an emergency responder, WFP gets the job done quickly and effectively, at the largest scale and in the most difficult environments. Every day WFP deploys20 ships, 70 planes and 5,000 trucks.
Careers that Change Lives
Joining WFP is a gateway to a personally and professionally rewarding international humanitarian career. Working for WFP is a chance to serve the world’s most vulnerable people through innovative humanitarian approaches, in a dynamic and constantly evolving global environment where life-changing experiences are the norm.
With over 16,000 dedicated employees, the diversity of WFP’s workforce is one of its strongest assets. We are always looking for driven, creative, and multicultural individuals from all backgrounds to join the WFP family, with a particular focus on gender balance.
If you are passionate about working for the world’s most vulnerable people, and are looking for a career in an international environment, you should consider job opportunities with WFP.
Learn more about WFP and career opportunities on our Careers website: wfp.org/careers