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Recruitment Assessment Consultant

World Food Programme

World Food Programme

Posted on Thursday, May 18, 2023


WFP celebrates and embraces diversity. It is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all its employees. We encourage qualified candidates to apply irrespective of race, colour, national origin, ethnic or social background, genetic information, gender, gender identity and/or expression, sexual orientation, religion or belief, HIV status or disability.

Are you a seasoned professional with experience in the development and execution of Talent Assessment strategies in recruitment processes and interested in further developing your professional experience while contributing to ending global hunger? Are you passionate about helping those in need? Would you like to join a global organisation investing in its people?

If so, an exciting & fulfilling career awaits you! Join our diverse and passionate team that works on varied and international projects directly contributing to saving & changing millions of lives around the globe.


Applications must be submitted by Sunday, June 4th 2023 (11:59 PM CET).


The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP), a highly prestigious, reputable & world’s largest humanitarian organization, operating in more than 120 countries and territories, bringing life-saving assistance in emergencies, building pathways to peace, stability and prosperity for people recovering from conflict, disasters and the impact of climate change and supporting sustainable and resilient livelihoods for a world with zero hunger.

At WFP, people are at the heart of everything we do and the vision of the future WFP workforce is one of diverse, committed, skilled, and high performing teams, selected on merit, operating in a healthy and inclusive work environment, living WFP's values (Integrity, Collaboration, Commitment, Humanity, and Inclusion) and working with partners to save and change the lives of those WFP serves.

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  • WFP is a 2020 Nobel Peace Prize Laureate
  • WFP offers a highly inclusive, diverse and multicultural working environment.
  • WFP invests in the personal & professional development of its employees through a range of trainings, accreditation, coaching, mentorship and other programs as well as through internal mobility opportunities.
  • A career path in WFP provides an exciting opportunity to work across various country, regional and global offices around the world, and with passionate colleagues who work tirelessly to ensure that effective humanitarian assistance reaches millions of people across the globe.
  • We offer attractive compensation package (please refer to Terms and Conditions section).


WFP is looking for qualified professionals that can formulate strategies for the planning and implementation of Talent Assessments in Talent Acquisition processes. The Recruitment Assessment Consultant will play a crucial role in ensuring the World Food Programme is able to attract, select, and retain the best talent. The role will explore new methods and innovative approaches to evaluate technical, leadership and soft skills that meet WFP's talent acquisition needs, while ensuring an outstanding candidate experience.

If you are passionate about shaping the strategy and laying the foundation for talent assessments to ensure high-quality hires, we highly encourage you to apply for this exciting opportunity.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES (not all-inclusive)

  • Develop, validate, and implement the assessment strategy based on the technical, behavioral, and leadership competencies required at different levels and positions within the organization.
  • Develop strategies to create and maintain a comprehensive database of assessments for current and future roles in the organization.
  • Create processes and methodologies for the implementation of Behavioral assessments in the organization.
  • Collaborate with technical experts to identify the critical functional competencies required for different roles and levels within the organization and incorporate those in the technical assessments, ensuring consistency across the board.
  • Provide expertise in the identification of recruitment assessment tools for various assessment methods, including behavioral, psychometric, case studies, problem-solving, competence-based, leadership, and technical skill assessments for different job functions.
  • Introduce, develop, and nurture relationships with External Assessment Vendors.
  • Enhance candidate experience by bringing innovative assessment methods e.g., gamification, role play, etc.
  • Monitor and evaluate the effectiveness of the assessment strategy, including the accuracy of the assessments, the quality of the candidate experience, and the impact on the hiring process.
  • Prepare communications and learning materials on the latest assessment methodologies and train staff to ensure smooth implementation.
  • Coach hiring functions on how to conduct fair and unbiased assessments of applicants.
  • Analyze and prepare insight reports using assessment results and data to improve the overall assessment process.



  • Advanced University Degree in Industrial/Organizational Psychology, Human Resources, or any other field or bachelor's degree with additional years of experience.


  • A minimum of 5 years of experience in the development and execution of Talent Assessment strategies in recruitment processes.


  • Fluency (level C) in the English language is essential.
  • Fluency (level C) in the French language is highly desirable.


  • You have strong communication skills to prepare clear and concise communications and learning materials on the latest assessment methodologies, and ability to train staff to ensure smooth implementation of assessment processes.
  • You have the ability to coach hiring functions on conducting fair and unbiased assessments of applicants, including raising awareness of unconscious biases and promoting diversity and inclusion in the assessment process.
  • You are proficient in analyzing assessment results and data to prepare insightful reports, identifying trends, and making recommendations to improve the overall assessment process.
  • You have strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • You have the ability to work independently and in a team environment.


These are the common standards of behaviour that guide HOW we work together to accomplish our mission.

Leads by Example with Integrity Drives Results and Delivers on Commitments Fosters Inclusive and Collaborative Teamwork Applies Strategic Thinking Builds and Maintains Sustainable Partnerships

Lives the WFP values and shows humanity and integrity by role modelling care for others

Delivers on commitments and adapts readily to change

Is inclusive and collaborative, and contributes to a culture of learning and personal growth

Demonstrates commitment to gather perspectives, analyse options and risks, and propose new ways of doing things

Builds and nurtures external partnerships and collaborates with partners to deliver common objectives


The selected candidate will be offered an initial contract for 6 months.

We offer an attractive monthly honorarium, medical insurance and 10 national holidays per calendar year.


  • We strongly recommend that your profile is accurate, complete and includes your employment records, academic qualifications, language skills and UN Grade (if applicable)
  • Once your profile is completed, please apply, and submit your application
  • Please make sure you upload your professional CV in the English language
  • Kindly note the only documents you will need to submit at this time are your CV and Cover Letter
  • Additional documents such as passport, recommendation letters, academic certificates, etc. may potentially be requested at a future time
  • Please contact us at in case you face any challenges with submitting your application
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be notified


WFP has a zero-tolerance approach to conduct such as fraud, sexual exploitation and abuse, sexual harassment, abuse of authority and discrimination. All selected candidates will be expected to adhere to WFP’s standards of conduct and will therefore undergo rigorous background verification internally or through third parties. Selected candidates will also be required to provide additional information as part of the verification exercise. Misrepresentation of information provided during the recruitment process may lead to disqualification or termination of employment

WFP will not request payment at any stage of the recruitment process including at the offer stage. Any requests for payment should be refused and reported to local law enforcement authorities for appropriate action.