Programme Assistant (Data Clerk) SC5 at UN World Food Programme (WFP) Moldova


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 lifetime. 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.

Female applicants and qualified applicants are especially encouraged to apply to this position. WFP has zero tolerance for discrimination and does not discriminate on the basis gender, ethnicity, religion, political affialiation, or sexual orientation.


The World Food Programme (WFP) is the world's largest humanitarian agency, working towards achieving a world with zero hunger. Since the beginning of the Ukraine refugee crisis in February 2022, WFP set up operations in Moldova to assist in the refugee response. To respond to the deepening vulnerabilities of the crisis-affected populations and to strengthen the government shock-responsive capacity, WFP has drafted a Transitional Interim Country Strategic Plan (T-ICSP), which outlines the activities in the country for the next year (September 2022 – August 2023). To support the implementation of the T-ICSP, WFP Moldova is seeking candidates for the role of data analyst, to systematically track the needs and gaps in programme coverage and produce a visualization tool for partners to easily access information and enabling data-driven decision making for WFP’s activities. 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES (not all-inclusive, nor exhaustive):

  1. Coordinate with partners for data sharing and timely submission of data.
  2. Clean, consolidate, and analyze data received from the cooperating partners for registration.
  3. Follow-up issues received from CFM channels.
  4. Follow up on data issues and pending programmatic steps such as registration and cash-out with CPs for timely implementation.
  5. Transfer data from paper formats into computer files or database systems.
  6. Type in data provided directly from CPs via emails or text.
  7. Perform other duties as required.



Completion of Secondary School certification. Post-secondary certificate in the related functional area is desirable.


Experience of using Microsoft Excel, Tableau or a similar system, ideally in the context on a UN agency or international organization, is desirable.  


Fluent in English, Romanian and Russian. Desired fluency in Ukrainian. Knowledge of a second UN language is a plus.

Knowledge & Skills:

    • Experience in reporting and communication activities required, strong understanding of OIM concepts and principles, best practices, techniques and processes.
    • Strong data collection, analysis, and visualization skills.
    • Strong analytical skills with the ability to analyse and interpret information and draw out the key messages;
    • Strong interpersonal skills to effectively coordinate and tactfully liaise with a wide range of people at all levels and across different cultures;
    • Strong oral and written communication skills, able to clearly articulate insights to stakeholders in WFP;
    • Action management skills (time management, organization, judgement) to ensure ability to balance competing priorities successfully, and to work to tight deadlines;
    • Self-motivated and able to work with a high degree of autonomy.
    • Fully committed and motivated to represent and achieve the aims of the World Food Programme.
    • Experience working in UN organizations, particularly across functions and divisions in WFP
    • Ability to work in a team in a multicultural environment


Type of Contract: SC5

Unit/Division: Programme 

Duty Station (City, Country): Chisinau, Moldova. 

Duration: 12 months. 

Application deadline: 12 Aug 2022