Programme Associate at World Food Programme

  1. Provide technical support and assist in the development and implementation of various activities and processes within the specific area of work supporting alignment with wider programme policies and guidelines.
  2. Provide specialized project management support to specific and/or defined programmes to ensure that the various activities are performed within the established targets following WFP’s policies and procedures.
  3. Within the specific area of responsibility, prepare a range of reports and data analysis (e.g. food assistance needs, resource utilization, programme status, performance) and highlight trends/issues ensuring deliverables adhere to corporate standards and quality control.
  4. Ensure and/or perform accurate, timely recording of data within the specific technical area of work (e.g. assistance programmes, food security and vulnerability assessments) and consistency of information presented to stakeholders.
  5. Liaise with internal counterparts to support effective collaboration, implementation and monitoring of ongoing project activities.
  6. Coordinate and communicate with local partners, agencies, NGOs and government institutions to perform accurate food security analyses and to ensure efficient delivery of food assistance.
  7. Support the capacity building of WFP staff, cooperating partners and national government within the specific technical area.
  8. Act as a point of contact for resolution of a range of operational queries and problems within a specific technical area of responsibility.
  9. Oversee and/or review the work of other support staff, providing practical advice and guidance, to contribute to delivering objectives to agreed standards and deadlines.
  10. Follow standard emergency preparedness practices to ensure WFP is able to quickly respond and deploy needed resources to affected areas at the onset of the crisis.

How to apply

WFP Myanmar is opening the Roster for Programme Associate. This vacancy announcement is not tied to any currently open position or any specific duty station. It is a Roster for qualified applicants to express their interest for future Programme Associate positions.

Applicants are requested to submit online applications ONLY by completing the mandatory fields and to attach the CV and a cover letter.

Please note applications must be made through WFP Career Opportunities webpage

through the link provided below:-

· Link for external candidates: (or)


· Link for WFP Employees: ProgrammeAssociate


How to apply?

Step (1) Create candidate profile as per following steps.

  1. Click “View Job Opportunities” and then “Assess recruitment system” to create or edit your CV. This will take an applicant to WFP Career Opportunities webpage;
  2. Sign-In to your account if you have already created an account;
  3. If you are not a registered user yet, create an account;
  4. Fill all the required login credentials;
  5. Read and accept the data privacy statement;
  6. Click “Create Account”

Activation Email will be sent to your account under the name of World Food Programme Careers.

Activate the account as mentioned in the email.

Sign in again and update the candidate profile. All the mandatory fields “*” are required to fill.

Step (2) Search the job you wish to apply.

  1. Opening VAs can be searched by browsing any search options as mentioned in the webpage. (OR) All the opening jobs can be viewed by clicking “View Jobs”.
  2. Select the desired job and click “Apply”

This post is opened for Myanmar Nationals Only.

Good Luck and Best Wishes!

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