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Publicado el 23 de Junio de 2020

Senior Budget & Programming Associate SSA-7 (122854)

Fecha límite: 03 de Julio de 2020

WFP seeks candidates of the highest integrity and professionalism who share our humanitarian principles.

The selection will be competitive; WFP is committed to promoting diversity and gender balance.


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.


This job is located in the Regional Bureau (Latin America and the Caribbean). Job holders typically report to the Budget & Programming Officer. At this level job holders have independent responsibility for technical, specialized work including planning, organization and coordination, and setting objectives. They deal with issues that are often undefined and involve areas of uncertainty and complex inter-relationships. The instructions received are broad and the job holders are expected to consistently demonstrate a high degree of personal responsibility and initiative to respond independently to queries. Job holders have a level of expertise and knowledge to adapt and develop processes in order to continually improve the level of support provided. 


The job purpose of this position is to coordinate and deliver a full range of specialised support services for efficient planning, monitoring and analysis of project financial performance to enhance optimal use of financial resources.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES (not all-inclusive)

1. Act as an escalation point in providing procedural and technical support to staff within the areas of budget and programming, to ensure compliance with WFP financial policies, rules and regulations. 2. Review budget plans, monitor and conduct comprehensive analysis of project financial performance and make recommendations in compliance with WFP financial policies and procedures and best practices, to support financial analysis and optimisation of resources. 3. Review and provide comprehensive analysis on fund and grant balances identifying surpluses and deficits, and suggest corrective measures, to support maximum fund utilization and decision-making process. 4. Support pipeline management ensuring efficient planning and monitoring, to prevent and address pipeline breaks and maximise operational effectiveness. 5. Actively participate and contribute to the improvement of internal processes, enhancement of corporate systems and design of tools, to facilitate the overall planning, expenditure forecasting, and budget management and monitoring of resource utilisation. 6. Review and/or enter project budget plans and revisions in the corporate systems, to ensure data is timely and accurately captured enabling easy access to information and supporting planning and decision-making. 7. Review and analyse complex data, and prepare comprehensive periodic and ad hoc reports, to support accuracy and efficiency of information presented to internal and external stakeholders. 8. Communicate with a wide range of stakeholders regarding complex project funds management matters and related processes, to resolve any current/potential issues preventing from optimisation of funds. 9. Co-ordinate and supervise work of other support staff, and support their learning and development in budget planning, fund management and operational planning, to ensure continued development and consistency in services delivered. 10. 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.


Education: Completion of secondary school education. A post-secondary certificate in Business, Administration, Economics or related functional area.

Knowledge: 6 or more years of professional experience in Budget, Finance or related areas.


Language: Fluency in both oral and written communication in English and Spanish. Knowledge of French is an advantage.



. Have a high degree of personal responsibility and initiative to work independently;

. Advanced Microsoft Excel skills, including knowledge on Power Query, Tables & Formatting, Conditional Formatting, Advanced Charting, Pivot Tables & Pivot Reporting, Macros, Data Tables, Simulations & Solver.

. Advanced Microsoft PowerPoint skills, including knowledge on inserting pictures, inserting graphs & diagrams, inserting video files from your computer, etc.

  . Has experience in working with ERP SAP. . Has experience with budget analyses and/or financial analyses. . Has supported the design and improvement of budgetary management techniques. 

Position: Senior Budget & Programming Associate 

Number of openings: 1

Unit: Partnerships

Based in: Panama City, Panama

Type of Contract: Special Service Agrrement (SSA, Level 7)

Duration: 3 months.

Only short-listed qualified candidates will receive an acknowledge. This position is open only to Panamanian citizens or residents with permanent work permit.


The deadline to apply for this post is July 3, 2020 (Midnight-Panama time).

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“Qualified applicants, especially female applicants, are encouraged to apply”

WFP has zero tolerance for discrimination and does not discriminate on the basis of HIV/AIDS status.

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.

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