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Junior Consultant (Talent Acquisition)

World Food Programme

World Food Programme

People & HR
Posted on Tuesday, September 12, 2023


WFP celebrates and embraces diversity. It is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all its employees. We encourages 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 interested in Talent Acquisition, and in developing your professional experience? Would you like to contribute 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.


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.


Applications must be submitted by Wednesday, September 25th (23:59 EDT).

Successful candidates will be placed on the talent pool and may be contacted for immediate opportunities in the upcoming 12 months.


The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) is the 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.

To learn more about WFP, visit our website: UN World Food Programme (WFP) and follow us on social media to keep up with our latest news: YouTube, LinkedIn, Instagram, Facebook, Twitter.


  • 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 an attractive compensation package (please refer to the Terms and Conditions section)


WFP is looking to build, implement, and continuously improve a Talent Pipeline for the Budapest CO to support Global Support System. It will involve partnering and interacting with various stakeholders to attract the best candidates. The role sits within our Talent Acquisition unit which focuses on internal and external recruitments. This role will support the Senior Consultant in defining and implementing the centralized process and roadmap. The role sits within our Talent Acquisition unit which focuses on internal and external recruitments and the WFP’s roster.


As a Talent Acquisition Consultant working with the Talent Management and Deployment Unit of the World Food Programme (WFP), you will be responsible for supporting end-to-end recruitment processes to support the opening of the Budapest Global Payment Center. In this role, you will provide talent acquisition expertise on recruitment practices and perform a range of business administrative support tasks. Additionally, you will play a supporting role in WFP reaching its diversity targets. This role will support the Senior Consultant in defining and implementing the centralized process and roadmap.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES (not all-inclusive)

  • Support the work plan to enable WFP to identify, develop and strengthen quality partnerships in support of our WFP strategic objectives
  • Support end-to-end recruitment processes for National, General Service and other roles within WFP.
  • Build relationships with stakeholders in Headquarters, Regional Bureaus and Country Offices to support the project
  • Use data to present well-researched information relevant to WFP
  • Work in collaboration with the team on the communication to promote the initiative
  • Organize sourcing and attraction events with universities, providing guidance as needed to carry out a customized strategy for individual universities
  • Continuously analyze the talent inflow for quality and diversity of applicants and propose and implement corrective actions to improve.
  • Stay abreast of industry knowledge, campuses, and best practices for recruiting
  • Collaborate and provide support to other colleagues in the unit
  • Provide administrative support on ad-hoc projects related to broader talent initiatives.
  • Other tasks as requested.


  • Some experience in human resources, talent acquisition or project management
  • Passion for talent attraction
  • Communicate effectively through correspondence and presentations
  • Enjoy interacting with different stakeholders
  • Strong attention to detail is essential for this role
  • Ability to support multiple priorities in a fast-paced environment.
  • Knowledge of project management methodologies, processes and tools
  • Ability to work in a collaborative team environment; receptive to receiving/giving feedback
  • Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook.)
  • Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Human Resources, Industrial Relations, Business or related field of study
  • Fluency (level C) in English language.
  • Intermediate knowledge (level B) of a second official UN language: Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian, Spanish, and/or Portuguese (a WFP working language)


The selected candidate will be employed as a Junior Consultant, initially for a period of 3 months on remote working arrangements. The Junior Consultant will be based in their permanent of residence.

WFP offers a competitive compensation package which will be determined by the contract type and selected candidate’s qualifications and experience.

Please visit the following websites for detailed information on working with WFP. Click on: “Our work” and “Countries” to learn more about WFP’s operations.


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.