Business Support Assistant (Finance) Intern – Galkayo, Somalia

WFP

Business Support Assistant (Finance) Intern – Galkayo, Somalia

ABOUT WFP

The United Nations World Food Programme is the world’s largest humanitarian agency fighting hunger worldwide and the 2020 Nobel Peace Prize Laureate. The mission of WFP is to help the world achieve Zero Hunger in our lifetimes.

Why join WFP in Somalia?

The World Food Programme provides food assistance for nutrition, livelihoods, and relief through the hard work of more than 500 employees who contribute to make Somalia hunger free in close partnership with local partners.

The Female Internship Programme

The Female Internship Programme is a learning opportunity aimed at attracting young and talented candidates across the globe. The programme will provide selected candidates with the opportunity to supplement their academic knowledge with a practical work assignment in a field related to the work of WFP. This will promote better understanding of WFP Somalia’s mandate and programmes. Similarly, the programme will provide WFP with qualified individuals specializing in relevant fields in line with WFP’s Strategic Objectives and the UN Sustainable Development Goals.

WFP’s  activities include food assistance for relief, school feeding, safety nets, nutrition and food assistance for assets creation through provision of in-kind and cash-based transfers. You will be part of a dynamic team that effectively identifies, monitors, evaluates, and manages the organization’s strategic, operational,  and financial risks in support of WFP’s country strategic plan for Somalia.

This position is open to qualified Somali female nationals.

What will you do?

Under the guidance and supervision of the Finance Associate, the intern will be required to undertake the following:

•Support in processing operational advances for various purchases and ensuring they are closed in the WFP Cooperate system
•Support in processing travel documents and advances for staff traveling for the mission.
•Support in verifying vendor claims and making the payments related to them.
•Monitoring sub-impress petty cash account regularly to ensure adequate funds are available and appropriately disbursed.
•Maintenance and file all financial documents in compliance with WFP financial standards.
•Maintaining a web-based register to track all invoices received and payments done.
•Accurate monitoring and tracking of SCOPE cards status.
•Perform any other duties as required.

Do you meet the minimum requirements?

The Internship Programme is open to Somali female candidates who meet the following criteria:

  • Completed an undergraduate or graduate degree programme (e.g., a Bachelor’s/Master’s degree) at a recognized university, studying in the area of Business Administration and Management, Finance, Commerce, Statistics, Human Resources Management, or other relevant field and with a great interest for Finance and Administration work.
  • Candidates must have completed an undergraduate or graduate degree in the last 6 months.
  • Excellent writing and communication skills in English and Somali

Are you competent for this job? Do you have

  • Desire to learn about and develop key skills in the field of Finance and Administration.
  • Flexible work style and approach based on client needs.
  • Cultural sensitivity.
  • Team player and problem solver.
  • Strong analytical, written and verbal communication skills; high attention to details.
  • Ability to think, plan, and execute on multiple projects simultaneously in an organized way.
  • Technology savvy: ability to think out-of-the box and to come up with innovative ideas.
  • Good knowledge of Microsoft Office package, particularly of Excel and PowerPoint.

TERMS AND CONDITIONS

Contract Duration 8 Months

DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS: 7th August 2022.

WFP does not charge any application fees to candidates.

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