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Intern, Dadaab

World Food Programme
Nairobi, Kenya

Salary rangeConfidential | Contract type: Temporary

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Job Summary

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 lifetime. 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.
The Internship Programme is a learning opportunity aimed at attracting young and talented candidates/students. The programme will provide selected candidates/students with the opportunity to supplement their academic knowledge with a practical work assignment in a field related to the work of WFP. This will promote better understanding of WFP mandate and programmes. Similarly, the programme will provide WFP with qualified individuals specializing in relevant fields in line with WFP’s Strategic Objectives and the UN Sustainable Development Goals.
WFP Kenya activities in Dadaab include General Food Distribution, school feeding, safety nets, nutrition and food assistance for assets creation through provision of in-kind and cash-based transfers. The intern will work with the Programme team under the direct supervision of the Programme Policy Officer and overall supervision of the Area Coordinator.
This position is open to qualified Kenyan nationals of Somali descent only. Qualified female candidates are particularly encouraged to apply.


Support the programme team in reviewing monthly Cooperating Partners (CP) reports and capturing them in our SAP (COMET);
  • Assist in processing data reconciliation in the SAP (COMET) with LESS;
  • Conduct field missions to WFP activities sites to monitor the implementation programme, the management and use of food/ cash assistance, the targeting and the respect of WFP principles by the CPs;
  • Contribute to monitoring reports on any WFP programme related issues on the field, including food management on the field, beneficiaries’ problems and conduct of CPs in line with WFP guidelines;
  • Contribute in monthly consolidated beneficiaries and achievement reports;
  • Assist in receiving and registering invoices and Cooperating Partners reports for tracking purposes;
  • Provide weekly status updates on CP invoices received, registered and processed for payment;
  • Take minutes in various programme meetings;
  • Assist in maintaining accurate records and files within the area of work;
Perform any other duties as required.

Job Requirements

Required education: Bachelor's degree
Required relevant work experience: one month
Required languages: English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)
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