Enterprise Risk Management Intern at World Food Programme (WFP)

Application Ends: February 1, 2023
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Job Description


The Enterprise Risk Management Unit within the WFP Regional Bureau for East Africa requires support in coordination of risk management initiatives in the region. The intern will support in the organization and planning of risk assessments and reports. 


  • Currently enrolled in the university and have completed at least two years of undergraduate studies; or have graduated from an undergraduate or graduate programme within the last 6 months, preferably in law, finance, commerce or any related field.or
  • Currently enrolled in a graduate programme (Master’s degree) from a recognized university, undertaking the programme mentioned above, and have attended classes in the past 12 months,
  • Fluent in English (both oral and written) is a must; knowledge of a second UN language, preferably French, would be an asset.
  • Training and/or experience utilizing computers including word processing, spreadsheet, and other software packages. Proficiency in Excel and fair knowledge of pivot tables. Office 365 proficiency an added advantage
  • Experience in google suite applications will be an asset

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES (not all-inclusive)

The responsibilities under this role will include but is not limited to;

  • Support Regional AFAC specialist in raising Anti-Fraud Anti-Corruption awareness in the region through specialised awareness campaigns (trainings, social media presence, posters)
  • Research developments in Risk Management trends and practices and its applicability to WFPs ERM framework
  • Under the leadership of AFAC specialist, support Country Offices in carrying out Fraud Risk Assessments
  • Support in the production of fraud risk assessment report and documentation/minutes of a quarterly risk committee meeting
  •  Assist in the quarterly reporting and follow up of Risk Reporting, including support in analysing key risk indicator
  • Assist Risk Management unit in the planning of the annual Risk Management workshop/training.
  • Quarterly Documentation of Risk Committees and oversight action follow up, through production of minutes


  • Existing resources from the Risk Management Division available on We-learn
  • On the job training throw job shadowing


  • Strong analytical skills
  • Reseach skills
  • Report writting skills
  • Communication skills (both oral and written)
  • Interest around Risk Management