UN World Food Programme Internship - IT Operations, Kigali Jobs in Rwanda

UN World Food Programme Internship - IT Operations, Kigali Jobs in Rwanda

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.

Background and Purpose of the Assignment:

TWFP has defined a new Country Strategic Plan (CSP) for 2019-2023. This defines 4 broad Strategic Outcomes (SOs) which are mandated to address specific needs to tackle specific needs.

Activities under each strategic outcome are guided by information management systems that are designed to improve the implementation of the support provided to ensure efficiency and effectiveness while also tracking progress towards the goals SO specific outline goals.

WFP Rwanda Country Office (CO) aims to continuously enhance its operational information management so that it not only meets WFP corporate requirements but also helps enhancing performance.

In order to achieve this, The Country Office hosted a digital analysis mission with an intent of having a single view of all technology initiatives and how they support the CO CSP, and capture pre-requisites, risks and metrics. The digital roadmap and plan to address prerequisites has been approved and ready to be implemented to contribute to the effective delivery of IT services.

Key Accountabilities (not all-inclusive)

Under the direct supervision of BTO, TEC unit, the intern will be responsible for the following duties:

  • Assist in identifying how IT can enhance
    business performance using the current systems and leverage digital solution

  • Assist in collecting and collating data, conduct basic analysis to support the development of digital solution

  • Assist in updating technical systems documentation for developed digital solutions

  • Assist in the installation, configuration and customization of IT systems ensuring compliance with WFP’s IT standards, guidelines and procedures.

  • Resolve users’ queries, escalating if required, to ensure that standard IT questions are answered, and accurate information is provided.

  • Any other duties as required.

    Standard Minimum Qualifications


  • A university degree in Information Technology or any related field preferably supplemented by additional studies/trainings in the field of database management and data analytics


    Not a mandatory requirement, but internship in similar capacities would be a plus

    Knowledge &Skills:

  • Good understanding of database management, Structured Query Language (SQL) and Microsoft Power apps

  • Knowledge of Microsoft Power apps skills are an asset

  • Good understanding of WAN/LAN networking and operating systems

  • Excellent writing and communication skills in English.


  • Fluency in English. Knowledge of Kinyarwanda is an asset.

    How to Apply

    For more information and job application details, see; UN World Food Programme Internship - IT Operations, Kigali Jobs in Rwanda

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