NEW Senior IT/Admin Support Associate- G7 Administrative support – GS-7, General Service – No need for Higher Education – Locally recruited position WFP – World Food Programme Closing in 13 days Port Sudan

WFP - World Food Programme

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JOB POSTING INFORMATION:     

OPENING DATE: 05 May 2024

CLOSING DATE: 18 May 2024

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 and encourage qualified female candidates to apply.

 

Would you  like to join WFP Sudan’s Information & Technology team to develope technology solutions and to guide information technology maintenance and support activities to enable the effect delivery of IT services that will benefit thousands of beneficiaries? Are you ready to change and save the lives of the world’s most vulnerable people? If yes, this opportunity is for you.

 

At WFP, we are looking for an experienced Senior IT/Admin Support Associate based in Port Sudan, Sudan to be hired on a Fixed Term Contract at the G 7 level.

 

ABOUT WFP

The United Nations World Food Programme is the world’s largest humanitarian agency fighting hunger worldwide.  The mission of WFP is to help the world achieve Zero Hunger in our lifetimes.  Every day, WFP works worldwide to ensure that no child goes to bed hungry and that the poorest and most vulnerable, particularly women and children, can access the nutritious food they need.

 

The incumbent of this position will work under the Head of Technology.

 

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES (not all-inclusive)

  1. Manage and lead the TEC Admin and Contracts team and support the capability building of staff through the organisation and/or review of training programs aimed at developing skills/knowledge in IT contract management.
  2. Support procurement activities in the unit, following standard processes and contributing to successful procurement IT equipment and services.
  3. Build productive relationship with the Government Liaison Unit and the National Telecommunication services to ensure timely delivery of government clearances/licenses related to ICT services.
  4. Support the inspection of Telecommunications equipment by NTC and Customs clearance authorities.
  5. Maintain regular engagement with Local IT/TC Service Providers and follow up on timely delivery of services and invoices.
  6. Collate data and contribute to preparation of accurate and timely reports of procurement activities, to contribute to a WFP wide view that enables informed decision making and consistency of information presented to stakeholders, leading to performance optimization.
  7. Perform any other duties as it may be required by the unit.

 

STANDARD MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education:

High School diploma. A bachelor’s degree in any of the following fields: Information Systems, Business Administration, or other management IT contract fields will be desirable.

Experience:

At least five (7) years’ experience dealing with office administration, procurement, or contract management. Or 3 Years experience for candidates with a bachelor’s degree.

Language:

Fluency in English and Arabic.

DESIRED EXPERIENCES FOR ENTRY INTO THE ROLE

• Has experience managing, coaching, and training staff within area of expertise.
• Has experience 
working with local customs and IT/TC authorities.

HOW TO APPLY?

  • To apply, please create a personal account and fill out the profile form with your personal information at http://www1.wfp.org/careers/job-openings. If you are an internal applicant, apply through your E-Recruitment profile.
  • In the application form, ensure filling the mandatory sections, attaching your CV, answering the pre-screening questions and agreeing on the legal statement before submitting your application.
  • Selection of staff is made on a competitive basis on account of potential and performance. All applicants will undergo a rigorous process which includes screening against job requirements, a technical test, and a panel interview.

TALENTED WOMEN ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY:

We look for applicants with the highest integrity and professionalism who share our humanitarian values. We commit to promote diversity, gender parity and equality between men and women.

WFP strives to build a work environment that is safe and respectful, and free of sexual harassment and abuse of authority. We believe in open communication, and every individual at WFP is treated with respect regardless of gender, age, ethnicity, religious and political beliefs, etc.

In this pursuit, WFP assists women to balance work exigencies with personal and family responsibilities by providing an attractive compensation package, including fully paid maternity leave for 16 weeks, breastfeeding time off, and the possibility to avail of flexible working arrangements. Also, we endeavour to provide our staff, women, and men, with training and professional career development opportunities.

DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS

Closing Date: 18 May 2024

 

  • Qualified female candidates are especially encouraged to apply;
  • This position is open ONLY for Sudanese nationals or individuals authorized to work in Sudan according to Sudanese Regulations.
  • WFP does not charge any fee at any stage of its recruitment process;
  • WFP has zero tolerance with discrimination and does not discriminate to HIV/AIDS status;
  • THIS VA HAS BEEN EXTENDED. CANDIDATES WHO HAVE ALREADY APPLIED NEED NOT RE-APPLY

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