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6 Feb 2024

Business Support Associate (CD’s Secretariat) at World Food Programme (WFP)

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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

Method of Application

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Closing Date : 15th Feb, 2024

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