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Jul 16, 2023

Programme Assistant (BISP) - SC5

WFP encourages female candidates and people with disabilities to apply.

WFP seeks candidates of the highest integrity and professionalism who share our humanitarian principles. Selection of staff is made on a competitive basis. We are committed to promoting diversity and the principle of equal employment opportunity for all our employees and encourages qualified candidates to apply irrespective of religion or belief, ethnic or social background, gender, gender identity and disability.


Job Title: Programme Assistant (BISP)

Grade: SC5

Type of contract: Service Contract

Salary: Starting from PKR 176,239 per month

Duration: 12 Months

Duty Station: Mirpurkhas, Sindh.

Vacancy Number 828200

This vacancy announcement is for Pakistani Nationals only.

Note: This vacancy announcement will also be used to build a roster of prequalified applicants for future opportunities within same job profile at the current or lower level in Pakistan.


WFP offers a competitive benefits package including salary, pension, leave plus a medical insurance (relevant links). *Remote work if applicable or/FWA until return to office or travel is possible due to covid-19 restrictions.


To support the implementation of BISP Stunting prevention activities at district level

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES (not all-inclusive)

1. To coordinate on regular basis with all relevant stakeholders to develop the synergies and partnerships for successful implementation of BISP Stunting prevention project.2. To maintain close liaison with Department of Health, LHWP, BISP Taluka/District office to mobilize eligible beneficiaries at Benazir Nashunuma Center.3. Maintain close coordination/Liaison with community workforce i.e. LHWs, CHWs, BBCs engaged them in mobilization and awareness raising campaign4. Conduct training/orientation and capacity building session of Project staff and relevant stakeholders, such as Medical officers, Women medical officers, Lady Health Workers (LHW) and Lady Health Supervisors (LHS).5. Coordinate with BISP POS agent for the smooth disbursement of agreed entitlement to eligible beneficiaries at centers.6. Facilitate in preparing the monthly SNF supplies distribution plans and execute distribution as per caseload of BISP beneficiaries at all facilitation centers.7. Keep close coordination with the respective government departments, Cooperating Partner to ensure that all the activities at the District level are well coordinated. Actively participate in the district coordination meetings8. Within the specific area of responsibility, ensure compilation of data and support analysis and preparation of reports to support operational decision-making.9. Act as a point of contact for resolution of general operational queries requesting assistance where necessary at district level10. Provide support to conduct the trainings Workshops and facilitate the donor missions at the District level.11. Maintain information records and monitoring plan documentation, such as records of commodity movements and programme checklists, to assist in the effective delivery and distribution of food items.12. Provide guidance to cooperating partners on WFP operational practices, monitoring tools and methods to support them to complete self-monitoring tasks.13. Conduct periodic monitoring trips to the project sites, including random monitoring checks on Cooperating Partners (CPs) activities and report progress using standard monitoring tools.14. Ensure proper advocacy and visibility of WFP activities at the District level.15. Any other task assigned by supervisor.



Bachelor's degree in a related field such as health education, public health, or social sciences. A post-secondary certificate in the related functional area is desirable.


At least 2-3 years’ work experience in nutrition and public health in emergencies, with a minimum of 3 years specifically in CMAM.

  • Has facilitated communication with technical teams (i.e. Nutrition etc).
  • Has good expertise in web based/real time applications.
  • Has proven expertise to work with Govt counterparts.
  • Has participated in nutrition assessment and surveys.


Fluency in both oral and written communication in English and Urdu. Knowledge of local language is highly desired

All WFP Employees are expected to demonstrate the competencies and standards of behaviour aligned with our core values and defined in the WFP LEADERSHIP FRAMEWORK, namely:

Leading by example with integrity,

Driving results and delivering on commitments,

Fostering inclusive and collaborative teamwork,

Applying strategic thinking,

Building and maintaining sustainable partnerships.

How to Apply

To be considered, interested candidates are invited to apply via ( Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.


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.

Request for Disability related Reasonable Accommodations:

It is important to WFP to create an accessible and inclusive workplace for everyone. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform essential job functions. If you require reasonable accommodation in completing this application, interviewing, completing any pre-employment testing, or otherwise participating in the selection and hiring process, please direct your request and inquiries to the Diversity and Inclusion team on:, cc’ing A member of the reasonable accommodation team will contact you to confidentially discuss your needs.

This email is only to be used for any disability related accessibility requirements, and not for sending the application itself. Due to volume of applications, any applications or CVs sent through this email address will not be considered as a formal application and will not receive a reply from WFP.


The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) is the world’s largest humanitarian organization, 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 in WFP assisted district Mirpurkhas with travel to neighboring districts, (Sindh). Programme Assistant will report directly to Programme Policy Officer- Nutrition at PO level under the overall guidance of Head of Provincial Office.

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.

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