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: Analyst
    Duration: 1 year (renewable)
    Post Grade: SC L8
    Duty Station : Accra

    JOB PURPOSE:

    • The Analyst will play a key role in the Food Systems Unit by providing essential data analysis, research, and insights to support decision-making processes.
    • The primary goal of this role is to contribute to the organization’s strategic objectives by conducting in-depth analyses, generating meaningful reports, and ensuring the utilization of data-driven insights for informed decision-making.

    MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

    Under the direct supervision of the Coordinator for Food Systems, the Business Support Assistant will be responsible for the following duties.

    • Data Analysis: Conduct comprehensive data analysis using various tools and methodologies to extract meaningful insights and trends.
    • Research: Gather and analyze industry-specific data, market trends, and competitor information to provide valuable insights and recommendations.
    • Reporting: Prepare and deliver regular and ad-hoc reports to relevant stakeholders, translating complex data into clear and actionable information.
    • Modeling: Develop and maintain statistical models, forecasts, and simulations to support business planning and strategy development.
    • Data Visualization: Create visually engaging and informative charts, graphs, and dashboards to present data effectively.
    • Recommendations: Provide data-driven recommendations to support strategic decision-making processes.
    • Collaboration: Collaborate with cross-functional teams to identify data needs and ensure data integrity.
    • Documentation: Maintain accurate records of data sources, methodologies, and analyses for future reference and compliance.
    • Any other duties as assigned.

    Qualification Required & Experience

    Minimum Academic Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Data Science, Statistics, Computer Science, or a related field (Master’s degree preferred).

    Desired Experiences for Entry into the role:

    • A minimum of (1) year post-graduate professional relevant experience or first degree with 3 years’ professional relevant experience in data analysis, research, or related to the above as advertised.
    • Proficiency in data analysis software (e.g., Excel, R, Python, SQL) and data visualization tools (e.g., Tableau, Power BI).
    • Strong analytical thinking and problem-solving skills.
    • Excellent communication and presentation abilities.
    • Attention to detail and ability to work independently and in a team.

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

    Location: Accra

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