The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) is the world's largest humanitarian agency, fighting hunger worldwide. We are seeking to fill the short-term position (11 months) of Office Coordination - Business Support Assistant for the WFP Innovation Accelerator based in Munich, Germany.
WFP seek 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.
Applicants must reside within commuting distance of the duty station Munich, Germany.
The World Food Programme (WFP) is the United Nations frontline agency fighting hunger. WFP reaches more than 80 million people every day - delivering food assistance in emergencies and working with smallholder farmers, communities and governments to improve nutrition and build resilience.
The WFP Innovation Accelerator has been named one of the top 10 innovative companies 2017 by FastCompany for operating a real start-up accelerator to disrupt global hunger at the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP). It identifies, supports and scales high potential solutions to hunger worldwide - both WFP innovators and external start-ups with $50-100K cash, hands-on support by our team and access to WFP's global operations in developing countries in a 3-6-month sprint programme. The most promising innovations are supported in scaling further. This support addresses both WFP innovations and external start-ups working on solutions to fight global hunger.
The incumbent will report to the Head of Business Development and is expected to deliver business support in line with the office activities, ensuring effective delivery of timely and quality services. The incumbent will provide overall office administrative support including travel, procurement and logistics in following areas: handling of administrative and business support tasks for the physical and virtual office and support to on-site and virtual Innovation Bootcamps/Events.
KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES (not all-inclusive, nor exhaustive)
Standard Minimum Qualifications and Experience
Education: Completion of secondary school education.
Language: Fluency in both oral and written communication in English and German (Level C).
Experience: Three or more years of experience in general administrative work.
Knowledge & Skills:
Applicants must be:
WFP offers a competitive compensation package which will be determined by the contract type and selected candidate’s qualifications and experience.