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  • Posted: Jun 9, 2023
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    World Food Programme (WFP) is the leading humanitarian organization saving lives and changing lives, delivering food assistance in emergencies and working with communities to improve nutrition and build resilience. As the international community has committed to end hunger, achieve food security and improved nutrition by 2030, one in nine people worldwide...
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    Business Support Assistant Bolgatanga

    About The Job
    Job Purpose:  

    • To deliver a wide range of business support processes and activities for a specific professional area of work, to facilitate effective service delivery.

    Major Duties And Responsibilities:

    • Under the direct supervision of the Head of Field Office/Emergency Coordinator the Business Support Assistant will be responsible for the following duties.
    • Perform general and specific administrative duties, assist the Head of Field Office in coordinating programmes and operations in the field. Establish and maintain contacts list of partners and key collaborators.
    • Assist in convening meetings (internal and external) with staff, partners, and stakeholders; and take minutes of meetings. Keep calendar of key activities, events, and meetings, and ensure reminders and follow-up actions.
    • Provide protocol support including ensuring hotel reservations, travels, visas acquisition, and airport pickups among others.
    • Receive, screen and log correspondence and bring to the attention of Head of field Office.
    • Keep track of MOUs, LOUs, FLAs and other agreements or contracts at the field level.
    • Collate information for inclusion in reports, documents and correspondence, to support the effective work of other staff.
    • Manage and maintain records and databases, to ensure information is organised and readily available for staff.
    • Maintain relationships with a range of individuals through provision of business support to assist in information sharing and service delivery to staff.
    • Contribute to improvement of business procedures and processes.
    • Collect and perform basic analysis of data to contribute to quality business information management.
    • Supervise junior staff and provide guidance in the performance of their duties.
    • Perform other related duties as may be assigned by the Head of Office.

    Desired Experiences for Entry into the role:

    • Demonstrate responsibility, proactiveness and initiative to respond and/or act independently under minimal supervision and general guidance. Ability to think on the spot and use judgment in dealing with unforeseen daily operational challenges.
    • A minimum of five years of progressive work experience in administration and supporting role related to programmes and/or operations.

    Minimum Academic Qualifications:

    • A minimum of first degree in Social Sciences, Development Studies, Administration, Communications, Public Relations, or any other related qualification. A master’s degree in any of the above fields is an added advantage.


    • Fluency in English language is essential. Knowledge of local languages spoken in northern Ghana will be an advantage.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to World Food Programme (WFP) on to apply

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