World Food Programme (WFP)

  • Accra
  • World Food Programme (WFP)
Job Description:

  • The Office of the UN World Food Programme (WFP) Accra invites applications from suitable candidates to fill the vacancy below.

    Job Title: Business Support Associate
    Duration: 1 year (renewable)
    Post Grade: G6
    Duty Station: Accra


    • To deliver a wide range of business support processes and activities for a specific professional area of work, to facilitate effective service delivery.


    Under the direct supervision of the Country Director, the Business Support Associate will be responsible for the following duties.

    • Collate information for inclusion in reports, documents and correspondence, to support the effective work of other staff.
    Respond to standard queries and provide timely and accurate guidance.
    • Process and manage routine administrative and financial tasks in various functional areas, to contribute to the effective and timely management of resources
    • Manage and maintain records and databases, to ensure information is organised and readily available for staff.
    • Maintain the Country Directors schedule and directory of WFP Ghana’s partners and donors contact listing ensure that they are current.
    • Maintain relationships with a range of individuals through provision of business support to assist in information sharing and service delivery to staff.
    • Proof-read reports, documentation, correspondence, etc., making changes in line with established guidelines where appropriate.
    • Contribute to improvement of business procedures and processes.
    • Collect and perform basic analysis of data to contribute to quality business information management.
    • Handle protocols for the Country Director’s office
    • Provide guidance to junior colleagues in performing duties
    • Other duties as and when required.

    Qualification Required & Experience

    Minimum Academic Qualifications

    • Completion of secondary school education. A post-secondary certificate in the related functional area is desirable.

    Desired Experiences for Entry into the role:

    • Six or more years of progressively responsible work experience in the relative business stream with experience in general administrative work.
    • Knowledge of specialised common business practices and methods, gained through relevant technical training and experience.
    • Ability to develop and maintain relationships with a range of individuals in order to provide a high quality support service.
    • Ability to carry out basic data analysis and independently rectify problems requiring attention.
    • Ability to monitor and record financial transactions.
    • Good communication skills required to give and receive information and work with a variety of individuals.
    • Ability to maintain confidentiality.

    Language: Fluency and good command of the English language is essential.

    Location: Accra

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