World Food Programme (WFP)

Site Maintenance Assistant

World Food Programme (WFP)

Job Description

  Opening Date: 18 April 2021 Closing Date: 02 May 2021 WFP seeks candidates of the highest integrity and professionalism who share our humanitarianprinciples. Selection of staff is made on a competitive basis, and we are committed to promoting diversity& gender balance and encourage qualified female candidates to apply.

Would you like to join WFP Sudan’s Logistics team and enable the delivery of professional, client-focusedlogistics services? Are you ready to partner with managers to deliver effective logistics management solutions thatwill change and save the lives of the most vulnerable people in Sudan? If yes, this opportunity is for you.

At WFP, we are looking for an experienced Site Maintenance Assistant to be based in Khartoum and Mukja, Sudan, to be hired on a Fixted Term Contractat the G6 Level.


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 Sudan has the potential to reach millions of food insecure people across Sudan – with a total of 7.8 millionpeople assisted in 2020. WFP Sudan, one of the largest and complex operations for WFP globally, is currentlyrolling out its five-year Country Strategic Plan (2019-2023), which aims to provide Emergency assistance througha hybrid approach (Cash, food and vouchers), along with life-changing types of programmes (Nutrition, Resilienceand School Feeding).


To perform a variety of site maintenance tasks to support safe, comfortable and reliable working environment.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES (not all-inclusive)

  • Plan, coordinate and provide a variety of site maintenance and installation works, to ensure preventive maintenance (e.g. for generators, water heaters, water pumps, etc.) is carried out regularly ensuring well-functioning equipment.
  • Coordinate and/or provide portering and cleaning services (e.g. moving assets, reorganizing/installing workstations, assisting in setting up conference/meeting/event locations, removing waste materials, emergency cleaning, etc.), to support organized and safe work environment.
  • Perform regular and ad hoc installations, repairs and maintenance of plumbing systems and components, to ensure all installations meet established safety standards.
  • Assist in maintaining accurate inventory records through physical check and maintenance of lists/database, and arrange disposal of identified equipment and materials, strictly following WFP assets management guidelines.
  • Compile and provide accurate reports on works undertaken, services provided, materials procured and used for installations/repairs including accurate generator fuel log books, to support accurate accounting and enable efficient planning for future works/services.
  • Provide technical guidance to external contractors during specific maintenance schedules, to enable efficient and cost-effective services.
  • Support supervisor in evaluating installation/repair works, compare prices of materials, and contribute to planning of future preventive maintenance works, to contribute to efficient and cost-effective site maintenance services.


Education: Completion of secondary school.

Experience: Three or more years of related experience in site maintenance and record keeping procedures, and at least one year at G2 level or equivalent.

Knowledge & Skills:

• Knowledge of machine operations and use of cleaning materials/solutions.

• Ability to operate and maintain equipment and supplies in good working order.

• Knowledge of safety precautions.

• Ability to multi-task and respond simultaneously and in a timely fashion to job requirements.

• Ability to handle a large volume of work quickly and accurately under time constraints.

• Ability to maintain accurate and precise records.

• High sense of responsibility and punctuality.

• Honesty and integrity.

• Ability to draft correspondence and write and spell correctly.

• Ability to work in a multicultural environment.

• Ability to work in a team.

• Ability to work in all weather conditions.

Language: Fluency in both English and Arabic


To apply, please create a personal account and fill out the profile form with your personal information at If you are an internal applicant, apply through your E-Recruitment profile.

In the application form, ensure filling the mandatory sections, attaching your CV, answering the pre-screening questions and agreeing on the legal statement before submitting your application.

Selection of staff is made on a competitive basis on account of potential and performance. All applicantswill undergo a rigorous process which includes screening against job requirements, a technical test, and apanel interview.


We look for applicants with the highest integrity and professionalism who share our humanitarian values. Wecommit to promote diversity, Gender Parity and equality between men and women.

WFP strives to build a work environment that is safe and respectful, and free of sexual harassment and abuse of  authority. We believe in open communication, and every individual at WFP is treated with respect regardless ofgender, age, ethnicity, religious and political beliefs, etc.

In this pursuit, WFP assists women to balance work exigencies with personal and family responsibilities byproviding an attractive compensation package, including fully paid maternity leave for 16 weeks, breastfeedingtime off, and the possibility to avail of flexible working arrangements. Also, we endeavor to provide our staff,women, and men, with training and professional Career Development.


Closing date: 02 May 2021 Qualified female applicants are especially encouraged to apply This position is open ONLY to Sudanese nationals; WFP has zero-tolerance for discrimination and does not discriminate on the basis of HIV/AIDS status; WFP does not charge any fee at any stage of its recruiting process;
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