Business Support Assistant (Logistics) G4, Lome, Togo

Organization: United Nations World Food Programme (WFP)

Country: Togo

City: Lome, Togo

Office: WFP in Lome


WFP seeks candidates of the highest integrity and professionalism who share our humanitarian principles.

Selection of staff is made on a competitive basis, and we are committed to promoting diversity and gender balance.


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.


Education: Completion of secondary school education. A post-secondary certificate in the related functional area is desirable

Experience : four or more years of progressively responsible support work experience in transport / logistics or business administration , including at least two years in Logistics or other related field. Language: Intermediate knowledge (level B) of another official language may be required depending on the location of the post or area of responsibility.

General Service (Field): Fluency in both oral and written communication in French and intermediate knowledge (level B) in english language.

Knowledge & Skills:

Proficient in the use of office equipment and computer software packages, such as Microsoft Word.

Knowledge of work routines and methods in order to complete processes under minimal supervision.

Uses tact and courtesy to give and receive information to a wide range of individuals.

Ability to identify data discrepancies and rectify problems requiring attention.

Ability to offer guidance or basic on-the-job training to more junior staff.


This job is at WFP Togo Country Office (Lome) and the job holder will report to the Logistics Officer or the designate

At this level, job holders demonstrate responsibility and initiative to respond independently to queries with only general guidance for all assistance modalities for both WFP and logistics common services. There is a requirement to use judgment in dealing with unforeseen problems on a daily basis. Job holders typically manage a small team, supervising and coaching staff.


To deliver standard business support processes for a specific professional area of work, to facilitate effective service delivery.