New JPO vacancy at WFP for Swiss nationals

Currently, we have the following open position with the Office of the World Food Programme.

WFPWorld Food Programme , Business Transformation Officer (P-2), Rome (first year) / Regional or Country Office (second year)

This position is financed by SDCSwiss Agency for Development and Cooperation .


  • Strong interest in a longer term career with the United Nations
  • Masters degree in business management, information technology, social science/humanities or relevant field(s)
  • At least 3 years of relevant working experience in project management required. WFP counts internships at 100% if relevant and paid.
  • Experience in Data Protection and/or Cash-based Transfers a strong asset.
  • Experience in international cooperation (development or humanitarian cooperation) an asset.
  • Proficiency in Windows MS Office (Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Outlook).
  • Fluency in English
  • Knowledge of a second UN language
  • Flexibility required to travel at short-notice and deploy to emergency contexts for short-term assignments.
  • Swiss nationality
  • Not older than 32 years at the date of the first round of interviews

WFP’s international professionals are required to serve in different locations around the world during the course of their career (including in hardship duty stations). Willingness to be mobile will maximise opportunities for long-term retention into the Organization.


  • 2 year assignment (fixed-term contract)

How to proceed

Carefully read

Then apply by uploading your P11 form, motivation letter, work certificates and university credentials as PDF document(s) to our online recruitment system.

  • Application deadline: closed
  • First round of interviews: 20 + 21 May 2019 in Bienne/Switzerland (or by Skype)

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