World Food Programme (WFP) – Knowledge Management Intern.

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WFP works to save lives and change lives through the provision of food assistance and resilience-building programs. Inline with SDGs 2 & 17, WFP operations have ventured into different modalities of food transfer and capacity-strengthening to end hunger by 2030 and to revitalize global partnerships for sustainable development.
The WFP Regional Bureau for Eastern Africa (RBN) is based in Nairobi and provides strategic direction, technical guidance, resource mobilization, and management support to WFP operations and activities in ten countries: Burundi, Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Rwanda, Somalia, Sudan, South Sudan, and Uganda.


Developing RBN Institutional repository will support RBN to have all working documents in a centralized place for future use will help our employees’ productivity and efficiency.


  • Currently enrolled with at least two years undergraduate studies completed, or recently graduated (within the last year) in Information science; Knowledge management; Information technology, or a related field
  • Currently enrolled or recent graduate of an advanced university degree (Masters or equivalent) highly regarded
  • Very good knowledge of English.
  • Good knowledge of Database; Good knowledge of Office 365

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES (not all-inclusive)

  • Developing RBN Institutional Repository in close collaboration with TEC Unit; 
  • Support in designing user-friendly interface
  • Organizing, and classifying documents in collaboration with content owners (units, sections, teams) by using WFP guidelines
  • Upload and share contents accordingly
  • Ensure that all documents can be browsed and searched
  • Ensure that contents are secured and accessible
  • Migrate documents from different sources (TEAMs, OneDrive, etc..)


  • Ability to work with different people
  • Ability to understand new concepts very easily


  • Documentation on the design of folder structure 
  • Wireframe of user-interface
  • Implemented wire-frame in the selected tool
  • Number of uploaded documents


Information and knowledge Management; MS-TEAMs and MS-SharePoint


  • Interns receive a monthly stipend from WFP depending on the duty station of assignment (i.e. Nairobi).
  • This position is not remote and will be based in Nairobi, Kenya for the entirety of the contract.
  • WFP is not responsible for living expenses, arrangements for accommodation, necessary visas and related costs.
  • WFP will recognize candidates’ educational credentials from recognised institutions that have been certified by competent international or national authorities such as the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) or Ministries of Education.
  • The internship duration is 8 months, full-time.


  • The deadline for receiving applications for this position is February 01, 2023
  • Applications for this position will close at 11:59 p.m. (East African Time) on the deadline date.
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and advance to the next stage of the selection process.
  • WFP embraces diversity and equal opportunity. We are committed to building a team that celebrates diversity and inclusivity in all ways.
  • Employment is decided on the basis of competitive selection, qualifications and merit.


All employment decisions are made on the basis of organizational needs, job requirements, merit, and individual qualifications. WFP is committed to providing an inclusive work environment free of sexual exploitation and abuse, all forms of discrimination, any kind of harassment, sexual harassment, and abuse of authority. Therefore, all selected candidates will undergo rigorous reference and background checks.

No appointment under any kind of contract will be offered to members of the UN Advisory Committee on Administrative and Budgetary Questions (ACABQ), International Civil Service Commission (ICSC), FAO Finance Committee, WFP External Auditor, WFP Audit Committee, Joint Inspection Unit (JIU) and other similar bodies within the United Nations system with oversight responsibilities over WFP, both during their service and within three years of ceasing that service.




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