Job Title: Business Support Assistant (Procurement) Intern

Organization: World Food Programme (WFP)

Duty Station: Uganda


Job Summary:

Job holders at this level are responsible for the completion of a range of procurement processes and activities requiring some interpretation of standard guidelines/practices. The job purpose is to perform and apply appropriate processes, procedures, and policies that support efficient and effective procurement services.


Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Perform administrative procurement activities in a timely and efficient manner, to support Professional staff in the acquisition of goods and services for efficient field operations.
  • Compile data, and prepare and distribute documents, to support successful procurement programs and operational activities.
  • Review, record and prioritize purchasing requests, ensuring all supporting documentation is received, and funding is available, in order to enable the procurement of goods and services.
  • Coordinate and monitor the delivery of procurement requisitions.
  • Research, collate, and present information in standard formats, to enable informed decision-making and consistency of information presented to the stakeholders.
  • Update, manage and maintain relevant databases and records, to ensure the information is accurate, organized, and available for others to access, and supports reporting requirements.
  • Liaise with internal counterparts to support the alignment of procurement activities with wider programs

Minimum Qualifications for this job:

  • An undergraduate or a recent graduate from a bachelor’s Programme from a recognized university in Uganda within the last 3 years 2019-2021 prior to the application for the internship Programme. With at least a second-class degree in a relevant program to the activities of WFP Uganda Country Office. The University degree should be certified by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO).
  • Experience in Procurement activities
  • Experience in conducting analyses and developing reports.
  • Good working knowledge and experience in MS Office applications is desirable
  • A mature person with good reporting and writing skills, proactive, with initiative and, good communication skills, ability to work in a team and establish effective working relations in a multicultural team environment
  • Fluency in oral and written English.

Application Instructions

Applications from interested applicants must be made online via the link below:


Closing Date: Friday 23rd September 2022

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