WFP seeks candidates of the highest integrity and professionalism who share our humanitarian principles.
Selection of staff is made on a competitive basis, and we are committed to promoting diversity and gender balance.
This vacancy announcement is for Pakistani nationals only. Deadline for applications is 06 June 2021. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
The United Nations World Food Programme is the 2020 Nobel Peace Prize Laureate. We are the world’s largest humanitarian organization, saving lives in emergencies and using food assistance to build a pathway to peace, stability and prosperity for people recovering from conflict, disasters and the impact of climate change.
This job is based in Country Office Islamabad. Under the supervision of the Head of Procurement and the overall supervision and guidance of the Head of the Supply Chain, the incumbent will receive technical guidance from the RBB Food Technologist.
Completion of higher secondary school education, preferably supplimented by a university degree in Microbiology, Bio-chemistry, Food Technology/Food Science.
Overall six or more years of progressively responsible work experience including minimum 2 years experience in quality control in the food industry, implementing food technology related tools and protocols, and monitoring food production facilities.
Skills and capabilities:
Fluency in English and Urdu is required.
Female applicants and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply
WFP is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages all qualified candidates, irrespective of gender, nationality, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of the organisation. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the selection & recruitment process, and for work-related needs upon joining the Programme. WFP has zero tolerance for sexual exploitation and abuse, any kind of harassment, including sexual harassment, abuse of authority or discrimination. All selected candidates will, undergo rigorous reference and background checks.
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 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.