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Vacancy for Program Associate at World Food Program in Zambia

Vacancy for Program Associate at World Food Program in Zambia

Country: Zambia
City: Lusaka
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Apply for Vacancy for Program Associate at World Food Program in Zambia. The deadline for this job is 11th August 2021.


The United Nations World Food Program 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. Additionally, 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.


University degree in Economics, International Development, Social Sciences or other related field.


At least 3 years of postgraduate progressively responsible professional experience in nutrition, public health management, development projects, emergency assistance, and/or operational aspects of national, bilateral or multilateral food security and nutrition assistance.

Language :

Fluency in both oral and written English language, and Intermediate knowledge of at least one of the languages spoken by the assisted population (Swahili, Bemba, French)

Key Accountabilities:

  • Ensure and/or perform accurate, timely recording of data within the specific technical area of work and; consistency of information presented to stakeholders.
  • Likewise, liaise with internal counterparts to support effective collaboration, implementation and monitoring of ongoing project activities.
  • Also, coordinate and communicate with local partners, agencies, NGOs and government institutions to perform accurate food security analyses and to ensure efficient delivery of food assistance.
  • Support the capacity building of WFP staff, cooperating partners and national government within the specific technical area.
  • Additionally, act as a point of contact for resolution of a range of operational queries and problems within a specific technical area of responsibility.
  • Oversee and/or review the work of other support staff, providing practical advice and guidance; to contribute to delivering objectives to agreed standards and deadlines.
  • Furthermore, follow standard emergency preparedness practices to ensure WFP is able to quickly respond and; deploy needed resources to affected areas at the onset of the crisis.


  • Encourage innovation & creative solutions: Identifies opportunities to be creative in own work and to help team be more innovative and accurate in their respective tasks and areas of work.
  • Furthermore, focus on getting results: Monitors team’s deliverables and provides feedback to ensure outcomes are delivered consistently and accurately.
  • Also,  be Decisive: Sets an example and provides guidance to junior team members on when to escalate issues when faced with challenging issues in the workplace or in the field.

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Type of Opportunity General Job
Deadline11 August,2021
Company NameWorld Food Program



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