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【国际组织】亚洲及太平洋经济社会委员会招聘实习生

2018年6月15日   点击人次:241

职位描述

INTERN - STATISTICS, I (Temporary Job Opening)

Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific

工作性质:实习

学历要求:本科及以上

工作地点:SUVA

截止日期:08 August 2018

岗位信息网址:

https://careers.un.org/lbw/jobdetail.aspx?id=92917


 

Org. Setting and Reporting


The position is located in the Subregional office for the Pacific of the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific [UNESCAP] in Suva, Fiji. Statistics.


Interns typically report to the head of a unit or to a Statistician. The ESCAP SOP internship is for two to six months, pending on the needs of the department. 


The internship is UNPAID and full-time. 


Interns work five days per week (35 hours) under the supervision of a staff member in the department or office to which they are assigned.


Responsibilities


The Statistics Intern under the general guidance of staff within the ESCAP Pacific Office will undertake the following assignments during the period of his/her internship:


Assist between 2-4 Pacific Island Countries (expected to include countries such as Kiribati, Tuvalu, Fiji, Samoa & Vanuatu) build a National Sustainable Development Indicator Set which addresses all national priorities as spelt out in National Planning and Policy Documents, and incorporates where relevant indicators from Global and Regional frameworks such as the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Specifically, to:


i. Map the SDG Global Framework Goals/Targets/Indicators to existing National Development Plans.


ii. Identify data and indicator requirements from Sector/Ministerial Plans and Policies and map these requirements to existing National Development Plans.


iii. Identify the relevance of indicators in other global and regional frameworks, to the countries being addressed.


Identify and document issues associated with these mapping activities.


Any other assignments related to the implementation of this work, as required by the Centre.


Competencies


The United Nations Core Competencies include:


• 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 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; 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. 

The intern is expected to: 


• Have a demonstrated keen interest in the work of the United Nations and a personal commitment to the ideals of the United Nations 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.


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); or 


(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 In (a) or (b) above) and, if selected, must commence the internship within a one-year period of graduation. 


• Be computer literate in standard software applications.


Work Experience


Applicants are not required to have professional work experience for participation in the programme. Knowledge and experience in the concept of statistics, mathematic, economics, demography, environmental engineering, electronic engineering, computer science, or related area is an advantage.


Languages


English and French are the working languages of the United Nations Secretariat. For the post advertised, fluency in oral and written English is required. Knowledge of another official United Nations language is an advantage. Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Russian and Spanish are the official languages of the United Nations Secretariat.


Assessment


Potential candidates will be contacted by hiring manager directly for further consideration.


Special Notice


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


The Cover Note must include:


• Degree Programme (What are you currently studying?) 


• Graduation Date (When will you graduate or when did you graduate from the programme?) 


• List the IT skills and programmes that you are proficient in. 


• List your 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. 


Applicants are also required to state answers to the following questions in the cover note:


1. National Development Plans are documents which outline a country’s strategy to respond to well-identified national needs. What do you see as their importance to promote development for Pacific Island Countries?


2. What do you see as the role of a Monitoring and Evaluation Framework aligned to these National Development Plans?


3. Please outline any experience you may have had in your studies which relates to the development of policies and plans, especially in the pacific context


4. Please outline any exposure you may have had in your studies in calculating indicators which monitor progress of policies/plans


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.


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