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 150 million people in over 120 countries and territories.
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 deploys 30 ships, 100 aircraft and 5,600 trucks to prevent people from falling into famine and deliver vital food and other assistance to those who need it the most.
WFP is a 2020 Nobel Peace Prize Laureate
WFP offers a highly inclusive, diverse, and multicultural working environment
WFP invests in the personal & professional development of its employees through a range of training, accreditation, coaching, mentorship, and other programs as well as through internal mobility opportunities
A career path in WFP provides an exciting opportunity to work across the various country, regional and global offices around the world, and with passionate colleagues who work tirelessly to ensure that effective humanitarian assistance reaches millions of people across the globe
We offer an attractive compensation package
With over 21,000 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.
International Professionals / Future International Talent (FIT Pool)
Consultants & Short-term Professionals
Junior Professional Programme (JPO)
Learn more about WFP and career opportunities on our Careers website
Female applicants and qualified applicants from developing countries are especially encouraged to apply.
Learn more about the work history and life choices that led our passionate staff to the World Food Programme by entering our career series Pathway to WFP!