WFP Nepal Job Vacancy 2024 (

Recently the WFP Nepal published a new job vacancy notification for the post of Risk Officer. Interested Nepalese Job Seekers must apply before March 06, 2024.

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.

Name of the Organization World Food Programme (WFP Nepal)
Total Vacancy N/A
Application Started February 28, 2024
Application Deadline March 06, 2024
Job Location Kathmandu, Nepal
Contract Type Fixed Term (FT)
Contract Duration 12 months (possible renewal)
Vacancy Number 831771
Date of Publication: March 06, 2024

WFP Nepal Job Vacancy 2024 (

  • Name Of Post = Risk Officer = Number Of Vacancy = N/A

Education Qualification

  • Education: Advanced University degree in business/public administration, finance, accounting, international development, audit or other relevant field, or First University degree with additional years of relevant work experience and/or training/courses in audit, performance and risk management or other related fields.
  • Experience: At least one or more years of relevant, progressively responsible experience in leading, undertaking and/or contributing to planning activities, or other relevant fields.
  • Language: Excellent knowledge of both written and spoken English and Nepali languages.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES (not all-inclusive)

Under the direct supervision of the Country Director the incumbent will be responsible for the following duties;

  • Provide support to embedding risk management in planning and decision-making across the office and regular updating of risk registers, including progress towards implementing the risk mitigation actions.
  • Support the collection of feedback and data on risk performance and contribute potential new implementation approaches.
  • Support spot checks of cooperating partners in-line with the Standard Operating Procedures for the management of cooperating partners and field level agreements in coordination with other relevant units and field offices.
  • Assist relevant managers in their regular and ad hoc risk assessments in the CO to: identify and evaluate risks and assess compliance with WFP standards.
  • Utilize available risk management tools to link risk, oversight and evaluation information; review and analyze risk management activities, exposures and mitigation actions in CO Country Strategic Plan (CSP) including budget revisions. Using the Three Lines Model, participate in the development of Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) by First Line colleagues for managing the risk and accountability.
  • Provide support to management accountability across functional units, including through the preparation of comprehensive reports summarizing the status of compliance of internal controls, key oversight themes, and using risk information (e.g., risk indicators, incident reporting) to highlight areas out of risk appetite and contribute ideas on required actions in areas of risk and compliance vulnerability.
  • Support the completion of the annual Executive Director’s Assurance exercise survey through collecting and reviewing inputs and securing Senior Management clearance.
  • Lead the process to establish the CO’s Annual Performance Plan and Risk Register and lead the mid- and end-year reviews of the plan and register, including facilitating workshops and discussions among and between teams.
  • Assist managers to prepare and plan for Internal Audit and External Audit, collect essential documents, organize briefing meetings and follow-up on recommendations.
  • Support the promotion and dissemination of the 2021 Revised Anti-Fraud and Anti-Corruption (AFAC) Policy and WFP’s adherence to Zero Tolerance for Inaction including assisting managers in their fact-finding reviews and fraud risk assessments by collecting and analysing data on fraud incidents, fraud risk metrics, and fraud risk appetite, supporting training in AFAC standards.
  • Other duties as required including potentially serving as Business Continuity Management (BCM) and Organizational Conflicts of Interest (OCI) focal point (e.g., supporting OCI avoidance plans and procedures).

Important Dates

  • Start Date Application: February 28, 2024
  • Last Date Application: March 06, 2024

How To Apply

To be considered, interested candidates are invited to apply via ( Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

HelpLine Number

P.O. Box No 107, Chakupat,
Patan Dhoka, Lalitpur, Kathmandu, Nepal
PHONE: +977 1 5260607
FAX: +977 1 5260201
Official Website:

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