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【国际组织】联合国国际减灾战略秘书处招聘实习生

2018年6月1日   点击人次:577


职位描述

INTERN - PROGRAMME MANAGEMENT, I (Temporary Job Opening)

United Nations International Strategy for Disaster Reduction Secretariat

工作性质:实习

学历要求:本科及以上

工作地点:GENEVA; NEW YORK; NAIROBI; BANGKOK; PANAMA CITY; INCHEON CITY; BONN; KOBE; BRUSSELS; SUVA; CAIRO;

截止日期:14 January 2019

岗位信息网址:

https://careers.un.org/lbw/jobdetail.aspx?id=90196

Org. Setting and Reporting

Created in December 1999, the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR) is the designated focal point in the United Nations system for the coordination of efforts to reduce disasters and to ensure synergies among the disaster reduction activities of the United Nations and regional organizations and activities in both developed and less developed countries. Led by the United Nations Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Disaster Risk Reduction (SRSG), UNISDR has over 100 staff located in its headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland, and in regional offices. Specifically, UNISDR guides, monitors, analyses and reports on progress in the implementation of the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030, supports regional and national implementation of the Framework and catalyses action and increases global awareness to reduce disaster risk working with U.N. Member States and a broad range of partners and stakeholders, including civil society, the private sector, parliamentarians and the science and technology community. 


The internship is for a period of two to six months depending on the needs of the regional office. The internship is UNPAID and full-time. Interns work five days per week under the supervision of a staff member in the department or office to which they are assigned.

Responsibilities

Responsibilities will depend on the individual’s background, the intern’s assigned office as well as the internship period. Duties may include, but are not limited to: 


 Assist in drafting and preparing official documents. 

 Attend and summarize conferences and meetings, including inter-governmental and inter-agency meetings

 Support organization of meetings and conferences. 

• Assist data collection of disaster risk reduction practices.

• Conduct research and provide analysis on relevant disaster risk reduction and sustainable development issues.

 Assist in drafting and preparing background documents, reports, issue briefs, talking points, articles, presentations etc.

 Monitor regional and global news sources for articles and stories relevant to disaster risk reduction.

 Support implementation of projects.

 Assist in maintaining databases.

 Perform additional duties as may be required.

Competencies

Communication:

 Speaks and writes clearly and effectively

• Listens to others, correctly interprets messages from others and responds appropriately

 Asks questions to clarify, and exhibits interest in having two-way communication

 Tailors language, tone, style and format to match the audience

 Demonstrates openness in sharing information and keeping people informed


Teamwork:

 Works collaboratively with colleagues to achieve organizational goals

 Solicits input by genuinely valuing others’ ideas and expertise; is willing to learn from others

 Places team agenda before personal agenda

 Supports and acts in accordance with final group decision, even when such decisions may not entirely reflect own position

 Shares credit for team accomplishments and accepts joint responsibility for team shortcomings


Client Orientation:

 Considers all those to whom services are provided to be “clients ” and seeks to see things from clients’ point of view

 Establishes and maintains productive partnerships with clients by gaining their trust and respect

 Identifies clients’ needs and matches them to appropriate solutions

 Monitors ongoing developments inside and outside the clients’ environment to keep informed and anticipate problems

 Keeps clients informed of progress or setbacks in projects

 Meets timeline for delivery of products or services to client

Education

To qualify for an internship with the United Nations Internship Programme, the following conditions must be met: 

 Applicants must meet one of the following requirements: (a) be enrolled in a graduate school programme (second university degree or equivalent, or higher); (b) be enrolled in the final academic year of a first university degree programme (minimum Bachelor’s level or equivalent); or (c) have graduated with a university degree (as defined above) and, if selected, must commence the internship within a one year period of graduation; 

 Be computer literate in standard software applications; 

 Have a demonstrated keen interest in the work of the United Nations and have a personal commitment to the ideals of the Charter; and 

 Have a demonstrated ability to successfully interact with individuals of different cultural backgrounds and beliefs, which include willingness to try and understand and be tolerant of differing opinions and views.

Work Experience

Applicants are not required to have professional work experience for participation in the programme.

Languages

English and French are the working languages of the United Nations Secretariat. Fluency in spoken and written English is required for this internship. Knowledge of an additional official UN language is an asset. Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Russian and Spanish are the official languages of the United Nations Secretariat.

Assessment

N/A

Special Notice

Completed online application (Cover Note and Personal History Profile) is required. Incomplete applications will not be reviewed. 


The Cover Note must include: 

• Top three preferred duty stations for the internship.

 Title of degree you are currently pursuing. 

 Graduation Date (When will you be/have graduating/graduated from the programme?). 

 IT skills and programmes that you are proficient in. 

 Top three areas of interest. 

 Explain why you are the best candidate for this specific internship. 

 Explain your interest in the United Nations Internship Programme. 


In your online Personal History Profile, be sure to include all past work experiences, IT skills, and three references. 


Due to the high volume of applications received, ONLY successful candidates will be contacted.

United Nations Considerations

Candidates will be required to meet the requirements of Article 101, paragraph 3, of the Charter as well as the requirements of the position. The United Nations is committed to the highest standards of efficiency, competence and integrity for all its human resources, including but not limited to respect for international human rights and humanitarian law. Candidates may be subject to screening against these standards, including but not limited to whether they have committed, or are alleged to have committed criminal offences and/or violations of international human rights law and international humanitarian law. 


The United Nations shall place no restrictions on the eligibility of men and women to participate in any capacity and under conditions of equality in its principal and subsidiary organs. (Charter of the United Nations - Chapter 3, article 8). The United Nations Secretariat is a non-smoking environment.


Applicants are urged to follow carefully all instructions available in the online recruitment platform, inspira. For more detailed guidance, applicants may refer to the At-a-Glance on "The Application Process" and the Instructional Manual for the Applicants, which can be accessed by clicking on “Manuals” hyper-link on the upper right side of inspira account-holder homepage.


Applications are pre-screened by the system according to the published requirements of the job opening on the basis of the information provided in the application. In relation to the requirements of the job opening, applicants must provide complete and accurate information pertaining to their qualifications, including their education, work experience, and language skills. Each applicant must bear in mind that submission of incomplete or inaccurate applications may render that applicant ineligible for consideration for the job opening. Initial screening and evaluation of applications will be conducted on the basis of the information submitted. Applications cannot be amended following submission. Candidates under serious consideration for selection will be subject to a reference-checking process to verify the information provided in the application.


Job openings advertised on the Careers Portal will be removed at midnight (New York time) on the deadline date.