UN WFP Programme Policy Officer - Integrated Resource Management Officer - Jobs in Uganda

UN WFP Programme Policy Officer - Integrated Resource Management Officer - Jobs in Uganda

United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) 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.

In emergencies, WFP gets food to where it is needed, saving the lives of victims of war, civil conflict and natural disasters. After an emergency, WFP uses food to help communities rebuild their lives.

On average, WFP reaches more than 80 million people with food assistance in 80 countries each year. The organization has the global footprint, deep field presence and local knowledge and relationships necessary to provide access to food and contribute to lasting solutions, especially in many of the world’s most remote and fragile areas.


  • Co-ordinate and supervise the HR, Admin, IT, Finance, Procurement and Supply chain staff, and support their learning and development, to ensure staff possess up-to-date knowledge of WFP systems and procedures required to perform their duties and subsequently can contribute to the provision of effective services.
  • Regularly monitor, oversee, and adapt existing HR, Admin, IT, Finance, Procurement and Supply chain procedures and collaborate with a wide range stakeholder across the organisation to identify, assess and meet evolving resource support needs.
  • Analyse and respond to a variety of complex internal and external queries, to ensure that clients are well-informed and that integrated resource team activities are aligned with the broader WFP objectives.
  • Undertake in-depth analysis’ and future projections
    of a range of data and compile and prepare comprehensive reports to contribute to the provision of accurate information for informative decision-making and to support the effective and timely management of WFP resources.
  • Identify training needs and efficiently plan trainings, to ensure that all staff have required knowledge and skills to carry out their responsibilities.
  • Effectively manage the unit to ensure the continued development of a cohesive and high performing team.
  • Plan and manage WFP assets and ensure that allocated resources are used efficiently and are in line with agreed plans to ensure effective and efficient delivery of daily operational issues are timely.
  • Any other duty assigned.


  • A University degree in any of the following disciplines: Business Administration, Human Resource Management or any other related field.
  • At least six years working experience in leading a team of National Staff.
  • Proficiency in both written and oral English
  • Has deepened technical knowledge through exposure to technical teams.
  • Has taken leadership of implementing programmes.
  • Has provided input into policy discussions and decisions.

    How to Apply

    Interested and qualified candidates should apply online by 09th August 2019.

    For more information and job application details, see; UN WFP Programme Policy Officer - Integrated Resource Management Officer - Jobs in Uganda

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