WFP celebrates and embraces diversity. It is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all its employees and encourages qualified candidates to apply irrespective of race, colour, national origin, ethnic or social background, genetic information, gender, gender identity and/or expression, sexual orientation, religion or belief, HIV status, physical or mental disability.
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.
These jobs are located in Regional Bureaux (RBs) or Country Offices (COs) covering both the risk and compliance responsibilities. In RBs, the job holders are part of a team and will report to the Regional Risk and Compliance Advisor or Regional Risk focal point. In COs with lower risk profile the job holders may operate individually and report to the Country Director or the Deputy Country Director with functional supervision from the Regional Risk and Compliance Advisor where present, or the Chief of the Enterprise Risk Management Unit.
Provide advice and specialized support in the establishment of effective risk assessment and risk management activities; application of controls and compliance with policies and procedures; and contribution to the overall effectiveness of operations and optimization of WFP resources by championing the mainstreaming of WFP’s risk and compliance framework.
Education: Advanced University degree with three-year experience in business/public administration, finance, accounting, international development, audit or other relevant fielld, or First University degree with 6 years of relevant work experience and/or training/courses in audit, performance and risk management or other related fields.
Experience: Typically five years of relevant progressively responsible experience in leading, undertaking and/or contributing to risk management activities, including assessing and recommending effective internal controls and mitigation actions, in various organizations that use modern enterprise risk management frameworks, techniques and systems.”
Language: Fluency (level C) in English language.
Has gained programme/project management experience • Has conducted monitoring and reporting activities, demonstrating knowledge of results hierarchy, performance metrics and measurement • Has conducted risk analysis and developed risk mitigation strategies
1. Qualified female candidates are advised to apply.
2. Only Nigerian Nationals are eligible to apply for this position.
3. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
4. WFP has zero tolerance for discrimination and does not discriminate based on HIV/AIDS status.
5. No appointment under any kind of contract will be offered to members of the UN Advisory Committee on Administrative and Budgetary Questions (ACABQ), International Civil Service Commission (ICSC), FAO
6. Finance Committee, WFP External Auditor, WFP Audit Committee, Joint Inspection Unit (JIU) and other similar bodies within the United Nations system with oversight responsibilities over WFP, both during their service and within three years of ceasing that service.
7. WFP seeks candidates of the highest integrity and professionalism who share our humanitarian principles.
8. Selection of staff is made on a competitive basis, and we are committed to promoting diversity and gender balance.
Deadline for submitting application: 7th of November 2023 by 11:59pm (GMT+1)
WFP has a zero-tolerance approach to conduct such as fraud, sexual exploitation and abuse, sexual harassment, abuse of authority and discrimination. All selected candidates will be expected to adhere to WFP’s standards of conduct and will therefore undergo rigorous background verification internally or through third parties. Selected candidates will also be required to provide additional information as part of the verification exercise. Misrepresentation of information provided during the recruitment process may lead to disqualification or termination of employment
WFP will not request payment at any stage of the recruitment process including at the offer stage. Any requests for payment should be refused and reported to local law enforcement authorities for appropriate action.