Business Support Associate

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    December 22, 2022


External Vacancy Announcement

No. WFP/GHA/ACC/BSA/November/2022


Deadline for Application:  10 days from day of publication

The office of the United Nations World Food Programme invites applications from suitable candidates to fill the vacancy below.

Job Title:              Business Support Associate

Duration:              12 Months (Renewable)

Post Grade:           SC6

Duty Station:        Accra


To undertake the full range of business support services required for the development of the Digital Loyalty Platform, to ensure that services are delivered effectively.


  1. Provide dedicated executive assistant support to the Project Coordinator.
  2. Manage and review digital content; complex correspondence and documentation to ensure appropriate prioritization, routing, and that established deadlines are met; review documents and materials prepared by other staff for quality assurance and meeting established deadlines.
  3.  Manage office communications and act as an escalation point for complex business queries, to ensure priorities and urgent matters are identified and addressed, and that consistent and quality services are delivered to clients.
  4.  Support in the preparation, review, edit and/or dissemination of presentations, documentation, correspondence, briefing notes, meeting minutes, etc.
  5. Undertake research on perception of the loyalty platform and propose strategies to further improve the product.
  6. Monitor and evaluate budget(s), to ensure that planned financial resources are used effectively.
  7. Coordinate and oversee the maintenance of records, to ensure information is well organized and readily available for staff and other stakeholders.
  8. Coordinate digital content creators and app developers to ensure that client business needs are understood and addressed appropriately in a timely manner.
  9. Contribute to the creation of information, social media posts and videos that raise awareness of the Digital Loyalty Platform.
  10.  Coordinate and provide a full range of support services including follow-up actions, resolution of issues and unforeseen situations, for the effective functioning of business operations.
  11. Document and track the chronology of events or milestones, for the project, from inception through implementation; including challenges, opportunities and lessons learned.

Minimum Academic Qualifications

Completion of University Education in the related functional area.

Desired Experiences for Entry into the role:

Six or more years progressively responsible work experience in the relative business stream with experience in general administrative work.

Language: Fluency in both oral and written communication in the UN language in use at the duty station and in the duty station’s language, if different.


Applicants should submit their applications and CV stating 3 references online to: and follow the steps.

Qualified Female Candidates are encouraged to apply

People living with disability are also encouraged to apply

                                                                                            Only shortlisted candidates meeting the criteria will be contacted