Business Support Assistant (Programme) SC-4


Job Description


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.

Organizational Context:

These positions are based in WFP Field Office Quetta and will be reporting directly to the Head of Field Office.At this level, work is carried out under minimal supervision. Job holders are expected to produce organised and accurate work, undertaking specific business support activities. They may offer guidance on standard practices to more junior staff in their area of work.To deliver standard business support processes for a specific professional area of work, to facilitate effective service delivery.

Job Purpose:

To deliver standard business support processes for a specific professional area of work, to facilitate effective service delivery.


Gather information with clear direction to support the drafting of documents and preparing reports by other staff.2. Respond to queries and escalate where appropriate, in order to provide a timely and accurate service to clients.3. Support processing and managing routine administrative and financial tasks in various functional areas, to contribute to the effective and timely management of resources.4. Provide revision and proof-reading services for standard documents, to contribute to the development of accurate documentation.5. Take responsibility for the maintenance of set standard systems and files, to ensure information is accurate and readily available for the function.6. Identify simple discrepancies in statistics and data, such as missing information, and report to senior staff in order to support clients to deliver their work.7. Take responsibility for data integrity to facilitate availability of accurate information in corporate systems.8. Provide guidance on routine business support methods and practices to junior colleagues to ensure services are delivered consistently and to the required standards.9. Work with a variety of individuals, taking on feedback where appropriate to assist in business support delivery for staff.

10. Provide support in development of livelihood interventions for PWD and mainstreaming gender in WFP interventions.11. Assist in development of strategies for engaging PWD organizations in data collection12. Assist with engaging with PWD organizations to identify the types of resources they need to strengthen them13. Support in identifying PWD and their organizations to be engaged in disability inclusion interventions.14. Assist in awareness raising sessions for stakeholders regarding disability inclusion15. Additional tasks required by supervisor

All employment decisions are made on the basis of organizational needs, job requirements, merit, and individual qualifications. WFP is committed to providing an inclusive work environment free of sexual exploitation and abuse, all forms of discrimination, any kind of harassment, sexual harassment, and abuse of authority. Therefore, all selected candidates will undergo rigorous reference and background checks.

All interested candidates have to apply through WFP career portal by visiting following link:

Females and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.


Minimum Education:

Minimum Experience:
4 Years(Four or more years of progressively responsible work experience in the relative business stream with experience in general administrative work. Specific experience working with PWD, assisting them on livelihood interventions and microenterprise etc.)

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