World Food Programme Jobs

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19 Oct, 2016

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Human Resources Jobs in Ghana

The World Food Programme (WFP) supports food aid operations to the most vulnerable while establishing resilience to a country’s overall food security.

The Office of the UN World Food Programme (WFP) Accra invites applications from suitable candidates to fill the vacancy below:

Job Description

Job Title: Human Resource Officer

Duration: 1 Year (Renewable)

Grade: NOA

Duty Stanton: Accra

Job Purpose

•   To support the delivery of a professional, client focused HR services, partnering with managers to implement HR solutions in line with WFP corporate priorities.

Under the direct supervision of the Country Director, the Human Resource Office will be responsible for the following duties.


•   Collate data and contribute to preparation of accurate and timely reporting, supporting a WFP wide view of HR activities that enables informed decision-making and consistent information for stakeholder
•   Respond to queries from managers and staff, understanding their issues and ensuring policies, procedures, processes, systems and tools are available and correctly applied to support them
•   Contribute to the effective management of the employment relationship between WFP and its staff, by administering conditions of service, contracts and appropriate entitlements
•   Support staff capability building, working with managers to understand individual skills and business requirements and organising development solutions which equip people with the skills and knowledge required to meet current and future challenges
•   Support and deliver onboarding activities to ensure new employees jabe a positive experience of WFP, and are successfully integrated into their new role and the organisation
•   Provide support in building talent within WFP, working with managers to understand their needs and organising solutions to recruit, retain and develop a high caliber workforce to deliver the business strategy
•   Support for organisational design activities that enable senior management to define and organize structures and jobs and allocate people to the right places in order to improve efficiency
•   Perform other related duties as required

Qualification Required & Experience

•   Advanced University degree in Human Resource Management, Public or Business Administration, Industrial Psychology or other related fields or First University Degree with additional years of related work experience or training/courses related to the job is an advantage
•   At least 3 or more years of postgraduate professional experience in Human Resources with at least 1 year of postgraduate professional experience in human resource development, administration, or management field
•   Experience in working with the UN system and the usage of its software applications (WINGS, PASport etc) is an advantage


•   Fluency in English language

Location: Accra

How to Apply For the Job

Applicants should submit their applications and curriculum vitae stating three(3) references in sealed envelope marked ” Human Resource Officer, NOA” and send to the address below or hand-deliver to WFP Office, located after the Fire Service traffic light towards Flair Catering or Kumodzi Hospital

The Human Resource Unit,
UN World Food Programme
No. 7,7th Rangoon Close, Cantonments
P.O.Box 1423,

Closing Date: 17 November, 2016

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