Roster - Business Support Assistant - SC4 and SC5 - Multiple Locations

Secondary School   Multi Location Full Time 2206
Date Posted:Aug 16, 2022
Reference:171432
Closing Date:Aug 27, 2022
Work Type:Full Time
Number of Vacancies:20
Gender:Any
Functional Area:Financial Accounting,Office Management,Business Administration ,General,Management,Human Resources,Procurement ,IT - Hardware
Nationality:Afghan
Salary Range:As per company salary scale
Years of Experience:3 - 4 Years
Contract Duration:12 month(s)
Possibility of Contract Extension: Maybe
Contract Type:Short Term
Probation Period:Unspecified
Required Languages:Dari,Pashto,English

About United Nations-World Food Programme (UN-WFP):

Founded:  

The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) is the world's largest humanitarian Agency, fighting hunger worldwide. WFP has been working in Afghanistan since 1963. In 2014, WFP fed over 3.6 million vulnerable Afghans and our operations include: capacity building, Purchase of Progress (P4P), Food Voucher, Food for Assets, Food for Work, Food for Training, Food for Education, Mother-and-Child Health and Nutrition and Emergency Relief. WFP food assistance aims to help the most vulnerable, food insecure Afghans, including women and children, as well as families affected by conflict and natural disasters.

Job Summary:

This job is located in the Administration, HR, Finance, Logistics, Supply Chain and ICT Unit of WFP Afghanistan in Multiple Locations.

These jobs are found in Country Offices (COs). Job holders may either perform administrative support functions in the front office and report to the Business Support Associate, or provide administrative support to team(s) with the reporting line to the relevant Head of Unit, Chief, or the designate. In cases where these positions support a specific business stream, the reporting line may be to the relevant Head of Unit, Chief, or the designate.


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.

Duties & Responsibilities:

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


1. 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.

Job Requirement:

Education: Completion of secondary school education.

Experience: Four or more years of progressively responsible work experience in the relative business stream with experience in general administrative work.


Knowledge & Skills:

• Proficient in the use of office equipment and computer software packages, such as Microsoft Word.

• Knowledge of work routines and methods in order to complete processes under minimal supervision.

• Uses tact and courtesy to give and receive information to a wide range of individuals.

• Ability to identify data discrepancies and rectify problems requiring attention.

• Ability to offer guidance or basic on-the-job training to more junior staff.


Language: Fluency in both oral and written communication in English plus Pashto and/or Dari, preferably both.

Job Location:

Afghanistan, Kabul, Nangarhar, Bamyan, Paktya, Badakhshan, Kunduz, Balkh, Ghor, Kandahar, Faryab, Herat
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