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WFP celebrates and embraces diversity. It is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all its employees and encourages qualified candidates to apply irrespective of race, colour, national origin, ethnic or social background, genetic information, gender, gender identity and/or expression, sexual orientation, religion or belief, HIV status or disability.

Qualified female candidates and candidates with disabilities are highly encouraged to apply


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.


WFP is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce. WFP has zero tolerance for sexual... exploitation and abuse, any kind of harassment, including sexual harassment, abuse of authority or discrimination. All selected candidates will, undergo rigorous reference and background checks.

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.



TYPE OF CONTRACT: International Consultancy Level 1 (CST I )

UNIT/DIVISION: Human Resources

DUTY STATION: Dushanbe, Tajikistan

DURATION: 11 months, extendable


To deliver professional, client-focused HR services through recruitment and capacity building, partnering with managers to contribute to the implementation of HR solutions in line with WFP corporate priorities.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES (not all-inclusive)

1) Administer recruitment processes in coordination with hiring managers, and when necessary, in consultation with Regional Bureau HR and other relevant units, to ensure that the processes are completed timely with quality.
2) Support and deliver onboarding activities to ensure new employees have a positive experience of WFP and are successfully integrated into their new role and the organization; ensure that relevant processes are followed and the conditions of terms of service are explained and understood.
3) Review and compile a variety of data, coordinate and prepare timely corporate statistics and conduct analysis, identifying trends and potential issues, and proposing solutions to stakeholders.
4) Facilitate CO career development through various mechanisms including provision of constructive feedback on the recruitment process in collaboration with Hiring Managers as well as consultation and advice on best HR practices.
5) Support staff capability building, working with managers to understand individual skills and business requirement, and organizing development solutions which equip workforce with the skills and knowledge required to meet current and future challenges and deliver business objectives.
6) Maintain and share knowledge of best practices and support the development and implementation of new/improved processes, tools and systems to ensure they are reflective of legislation, and support WFP effectively.
7) Train and coach Hiring Managers and equip them with the skills, tools and resources required to conduct HR related activities effectively and timely.
8) Support the HR team daily operations through the contribution to improved, streamlined and client focused services.
9) Partner and liaise with human resources counterparts in HQ/RB, other COs and sister agencies for knowledge, best practices and opportunities sharing and implementation.
10) Other as required.


Education: Advanced university degree in Human Resource Management, Public or Business Administration, Industrial Psychology or other relevant field, or First University degree with additional years of related work experience or trainings/courses.

Experience: 3-5 years of postgraduate progressively responsible professional experience in

Human Resources with an interest in international humanitarian development.

Language: Fluency (level C) in English language. Proficiency in Russian is desirable.


All applications should be submitted no later than Thursday 16th May 2024 ( 11:59 PM Local Tajikistan Time)


WFP has a zero-tolerance approach to conduct such as fraud, sexual exploitation and abuse, sexual harassment, abuse of authority and discrimination. All selected candidates will be expected to adhere to WFP’s standards of conduct and will therefore undergo rigorous background verification internally or through third parties. Selected candidates will also be required to provide additional information as part of the verification exercise. Misrepresentation of information provided during the recruitment process may lead to disqualification or termination of employment

Qualified female applicants and candidates with disabilities are highly encouraged to apply

WFP will not request payment at any stage of the recruitment process including at the offer stage. Any requests for payment should be refused and reported to local law enforcement authorities for appropriate action
Dushanbe Tajikistan


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