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World Food Programme Hiring Common Back Office Manager

Employment is a dream for many, but often, the Failure to be called for an Interview can be a significant barrier. World Food Programme (WFP) Hiring Common Back Office Manager who wish to pursue their dreams job at WFP. Here, With substantial opportunity available for all qualified applicants, the World Food Programme (WFP) is inviting applications to fill mentioned vacant below;

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World Food Programme (WFP)

With more than 50 years of expertise in this field, WFP is the largest humanitarian organization in the world running school lunch programs. WFP fed 20 million children wholesome meals, school snacks, or take-home rations in 2022.

The largest humanitarian organization in the world battling hunger is the United Nations World Food Programme. WFP’s goal is to assist the world in achieving zero hunger within our lifetimes. WFP works daily to guarantee that no child goes to bed hungry and that the most vulnerable and impoverished people, especially women and children, have access to the nourishing meals they require.

The Common Back Office (CBO) initiative aims to standardize processes and combine support services into a single facility at the national level in order to streamline critical operational areas of participating agencies. It is anticipated that this consolidation will lower administrative and transaction expenses as well as function duplication, and that the standardized processes will improve the caliber and efficacy of these services.


  • The objective is to establish and strengthen the CBO in Tanzania by utilizing UNSDG Client Satisfaction and Costing & Pricing principles to create an integrated center of services that effectively meets the operational demands of its clients.
  • Take on the role of CGB Secretary. The secretary is in charge of meeting organization coordination and draft agenda preparation. Before the meeting, the members should get the agenda and any pertinent documents. Along with keeping a record of decisions, paperwork, and reports, the Secretary is also responsible for preparing reports and any necessary communication.
  • Establish a continuous line of communication with the teams of CGB members with the goal of producing prompt solutions and combining the new flows.
  • Report to CGB on a regular basis on all facets of CGB operations.
  • Choose the best method of execution for each of the Service Lines (such as outsourcing).
  • Effectively hire qualified experts in accordance with CBO guidelines, then enable smooth onboarding.
  • Lead the crew through the installation and subsequent CBO modifications phases with effective general leadership, coaching, and work organization.
  • The CBO Programme Management Assistant needs to be supervised.
  • Encourage drive, camaraderie, and a client-focused culture.
  • Guarantees the staff’s ongoing training and development.
  • Create suitable channels for coordinating with UN Entity program workers.
  • Create the necessary systems to get ongoing input from client organizations.
  • Assist with the creation of a case management system by providing direction during setup and assisting with user training.


  • Advanced degree from university in public administration, business, or a similar profession. If the applicant has at least nine years of relevant post-qualification experience, their initial university degree may be approved.
  • A minimum of seven years of relevant post-qualification experience, ideally gained within the UN framework. Experience and track record of meeting deadlines while delivering a variety of UN administrative services in compliance with set UN regulations.
  • Experience and aptitude in managing a team and exercising leadership in a multicultural workplace.
  • Managing high-level client relationships requires effective communication and negotiating abilities.
  • The capacity to recognize a client’s needs and match them with creative, suitable solutions.
  • Extensive familiarity with best practices and methods for streamlining processes (such as strategic planning, procurement, logistics, finance, and performance management).

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Application Process

The deadline for submitting job applications is 23th May, 2024;

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

All applications must be submitted through the WFP Recruitment Portal at for any new positions.

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