Thinking of a Career in Emergency Management?
- BY Nicole Pelette
ORGANIZATIONAL CONTEXT AND PURPOSE OF THE ASSIGNMENT:
The United Nations World Food Program (WFP) is the world's largest humanitarian agency to fight hunger. In Colombia, the support that WFP provides to the national government responds to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) 2 and 17 using innovative tools such as money transfers and local food purchases through farmers' associations. WFP's activities in Colombia focus on the most vulnerable populations, which include victims of violence, marginalized communities and ethnic groups. The objective is to rebuild and strengthen their livelihoods, ensuring that they have adequate access at all times to nutritious and diverse diets and increasing their ability to recover and adapt to climate change.
The strategic orientation and the activities proposed in the Country Strategy of the World Food Program respond to the sustainable development goals (SDGs) and the challenges currently facing the most vulnerable populations and local governments in Colombia. The Country Strategy contributes to building peace, reintegration and improving the livelihoods of the most vulnerable people.
The Colombian Family Welfare Institute in compliance with its principles and legislation, establishes strategies that allow it to provide care to the population victims of forced displacement and other victimizing events, or victims of disaster in the different territories of the country, contributing to the guarantee and effective enjoyment of the rights of children and adolescents, pregnant women, nursing mothers, indigenous families, black families, Afro-descendants, raizales and palenqueros and ROM families, victims of forced displacement or disaster victims, in the different territories of the country .
This requires joining technical, administrative and financial efforts in the application of strategies that contribute to guaranteeing the effective accompaniment of the population victims of forced displacement and other victimizing events in the context of the conflict, or victims of disaster through the operation of Mobile Units in 32 departments and the Capital District, by signing the Technical and Financial Cooperation Agreement with the World Food Program - WFP.
Under the supervision of the Administrative and Financial Associate, the Financial Assistant will be responsible for efficiently supporting all the general administrative, financial and operational processes necessary to support the execution of the agreement through the optimal use of the resources available under the principles of participation , respect, coexistence, equality and gender equity.
QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:
Education: Professional or technological degree in public accounting, administration, finance or related.
Languages:Fluency in Spanish