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  • Posted: Aug 31, 2021
    Deadline: Sep 11, 2021
  • The World Food Programme is the food assistance branch of the United Nations and the world's largest humanitarian organization addressing hunger and promoting food security. WFP is part of the United Nations system and is voluntarily funded. Born in 1961, WFP pursues a vision of the world in which every man, woman and child has access at all times to t...
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    Female Internship Programme (Human Resources)

    Requisition ID: 148121
    Location: Maiduguri, Borno
    Duration: 8 months

    Job Purpose

    • The purpose of this female internship programme is to build WFP employer brand as an employer of choice among university students, bolster female staff representation and build the national talent pipeline for WFP’s future requirements.
    • The programme is also expected to promote a better understanding of the United Nations among the participants through experience in the World Food Programme and Improve youth employability though providing an opportunity for work experience to female fresh graduates, and university students.

    Key Accountabilities (Not all-Inclusive)

    • Assist in basic desk support to customers under close supervision of the HR Associate.
    • Maintain and update staff files on the physical filing system and the e-filing platform on Microsoft Teams.
    • Assist in the daily update of Staff in Theatre (Maiduguri AO & Damaturu SO) and submission to UNDSS
    • Assist to update the R&R tracker.
    • Assist in the collation of the monthly staff timesheets for processing.
    • Assist to maintain documentation and update of the Staff Requisition Forms tracker for record purposes.
    • Support in the maintenance of confidential personnel records, HR database and archives.
    • Any other key tasks as assigned by the supervisor.

    Standard Minimum Qualifications

    • Holder of a Bachelor's or Master's Degree in Social Sciences or related field;
    • Have attended courses in the last 12 months.;
    • Proficiency in MS Office (Word, Excel, Power Point);
    • Fluent in English and local language (Hausa/Kanuri)
    • Customer oriented approach with fast response time to queries from clients and good communication skills.
    • Have demonstrated keen interest in the work of the United Nations or Humanitarian Sector; Have a demonstrated ability to successfully interact with individuals of different cultural backgrounds and beliefs, which include willingness to try and understand and be tolerant of differing opinions and views.
    • Knowledge of data analytics and tools will be of added advantage.

    Other Specific Job Requirements:

    • Must be a Female.

    Terms and Conditions

    • Interns will receive a monthly stipend from WFP up to the amount of US$942, paid in local currency according to the prevailing United Nations exchange rate.
    • WFP is not responsible for living expenses, arrangements for accommodation, travel to and from the WFP internship location, necessary visas, and costs related.

    Method of Application

    Terms and Conditions

    • Only Nigerian Nationals and or candidates who have valid Nigerian residence and work permits are eligible to apply for this position.
    • Applications are to be submitted and received online and in the English language only.
    • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Canvassing is strictly prohibited.
    • Canvassing of any sort will lead to automatic disqualification of the concerned applicant.
    • Female applicants and qualified applicants from developing countries are especially encouraged to apply
    • WFP has zero-tolerance for discrimination and does not discriminate on the basis of HIV/AIDS status.
    • No appointment under any kind of contract will be offered to members of the UN Advisory Committee on Administrative and Budgetary Questions (ACABQ), International Civil Service Commission (ICSC), FAO Finance Committee, WFP External Auditor, WFP Audit Committee, Joint Inspection Unit (JIU) and other similar bodies within the United Nations system with oversight responsibilities over WFP, both during their service and within three years of ceasing that service.
    • WFP seeks candidates of the highest integrity and professionalism who share our humanitarian principles.
    • Selection of staff is made on a competitive basis, and we are committed to promoting diversity and gender balance.
    Interested and qualified? Go to World Food Programme (WFP) on to apply

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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