Programme Assistant – Nutrition

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  • Brazil
  • Posted 7 days ago

WFP - World Food Programme

Programme Assistant – Diet


Location: Brasilia, Brazil

Kind of Contract: Service Contract (SC)

Period of Contract: 12 months

Variety of positions: 01

Software deadline:  03/10/2023, 23:59 (Rome time)



Concerning the World Meals Programme


WFP is the biggest humanitarian company preventing starvation worldwide. Our mission is to assist the world obtain Zero Starvation in our lifetimes. Each single day, we work worldwide to make sure that no baby goes to mattress hungry and that the poorest and most susceptible, notably girls and youngsters, can entry the nutritious meals they want. For extra info please go to



Concerning the Centre of Excellence in opposition to Starvation


WFP Centre of Excellence in opposition to Starvation in Brazil is a worldwide hub for South-South Cooperation and capability improvement within the areas of faculty feeding, meals safety and diet.  It’s an innovation that seeks to reply authorities and personal sector calls for for technical help to strengthen their nationwide capacities and data on sustainable faculty feeding and different meals safety programme and to help them within the design and implementation of those programmes. For extra info, go to



The partnership between Brazil and WFP


WFP and the Nationwide Fund for Academic Improvement (FNDE) are longstanding companions in selling faculty meals programmes worldwide and documenting the achievements of the brazilian Nationwide College Feeding Programme (PNAE) as a elementary coverage in selling well being, training and meals safety in Brazil. Over 40 international locations acquired technical help from this partnership for the previous decade, a consultant contribution to the growth of wholesome faculty meals worldwide.



Organizational context

Primarily based within the WFP Centre of Excellence in opposition to Starvation in Brazil, the Programme Assistant will report back to the Head of Programme, whereas working in shut collaboration with the PNAE College Meals Coordination.


Job function


To help implementation of joint actions from the yearly work plan below the WFP Brazil and FNDE partnership.





As a Programme Assistant, you may be working below the general supervisor of the Head of Programme, and shall be liable for:


  • Help the WFP Centre Programme Unit on the implementation of actions throughout the yearly work plan with FNDE;
  • Liaise with the Nationwide Fund for the Improvement of Training (FNDE) and help joint actions;
  • Put together technical paperwork to help implementations of actions below the yearly work plan;
  • Help WFP Heart of Excellence and the FNDE within the evaluation of technical paperwork in English;
  • Carry out different duties, as required.



{Qualifications} and Expertise


Training: College diploma within the following areas: Diet, Worldwide Relations, Improvement Research or different associated areas. Superior research in public coverage or public administration is a bonus.


Expertise: A minimum of 3 years of confirmed expertise in one of many following areas of experience: Diet, the Brazilian Nationwide College Feeding Program (PNAE) or different public insurance policies for Meals and Diet Safety in Brazil.


Language: Fluency in each oral and written communication in English and Portuguese are required. Working data of French and/or Spanish is a bonus.


Information & Abilities:


• Proficient in the usage of workplace tools and pc software program packages, akin to Microsoft Phrase.

• Information of labor routines and strategies to be able to full processes below minimal supervision.

• Makes use of tact and courtesy to provide and obtain info to a variety of people.

• Capability to determine knowledge discrepancies and rectify issues requiring consideration.


Software Procedures

Step 1 – Go to: – Register and create your on-line CV.

Step 2 – Click on on – Programme Assistant  – and apply to submit your software.

NOTE: You need to full Step 1 and a pair of on your software to be thought-about.

Within the software type, guarantee filling the necessary sections, attaching your CV, answering the pre-screening questions and agreeing on the authorized assertion earlier than submitting your software.


Our recruitment course of

Collection of candidates is made on a aggressive foundation on account of potential and efficiency. All candidates will endure a course of that features screening in opposition to job necessities, a technical check, a panel interview and a reference examine.


Who we’re searching for

We search for candidates with the best integrity and professionalism who share our humanitarian values. We commit to advertise range, gender parity and equality between women and men.


Ladies, people from minority teams and individuals with disabilities are strongly inspired to use.


WFP strives to construct a piece atmosphere that’s secure and respectful, and freed from sexual harassment and abuse of authority. We consider in open communication, and each particular person at WFP is handled with respect no matter gender, age, ethnicity, non secular and political opinions, and so on.

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