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Intern - Administration (Two positions), I (Temporary Job Opening)

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U.N.Department of Peacekeeping Operations

岗位领域:经济管理 工作性质:实习

学历要求:本科及以上 岗位职级:其他

工作地点:New York 截止日期:31 January , 2018

岗位信息网址:https://careers.un.org/lbw/jobdetail.aspx?id=90019

职位描述

Special Notice

The duration of the internship is for three (3) months with a possibility of extension. The internship is UNPAID and full-time. Interns work five days per week (35 hours) under the supervision of a staff member in the office to which they are assigned.

 

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.

 

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

Org. Setting and Reporting

The Internship is located in the Disarmament, Demobilization and Reintegration (DDR) Section of the Office of Rule of Law and Security Institutions (OROLSI) in the Department of Peacekeeping Operations (DPKO). The DDR Section (DDRS) provides planning and operational support to DDR programmes and community violence reduction in the following peacekeeping operations: United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in the Central African Republic (MINUSCA), United Nations Organization Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (MONUSCO), UNAMID (Darfur), United Nations Mission for Justice Support In Haiti (MINUJUSTH), United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali (MINUSMA), United Nations Assistance Mission in Somalia (UNSOM), United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL), United Nations Office to the African Union (UNOAU) and the United Nations Mission in Columbia. The Section also assists Special Political Missions with planning for DDR and associated processes. The internship is for three months with an opportunity for extension, dependent 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 DDRS staff member. Due to the size of the Section, interns often have the opportunity to contribute to and engage with substantive issues.

Responsibilities

Within delegated authority the Intern for Administration will be responsible for but not limited too:

 

? Assist in drafting Briefing Notes, reports, and other internal documents;

 

? Conduct specific research on current developments related to Disarmament, Demobilization and Reintegration (DDR) in assigned countries;

 

? Support the work of the Inter-Agency Working Group on DDR;

 

? Assist in the development of a communication strategy and material;

 

? Update brochures and fact sheets on peacekeeping missions;

 

? Attend seminars and meetings of interest to the DDR Section and provide briefing notes to colleagues;

 

? Assist in any administrative work of the DDR Section, including the organization of meetings;

 

? Perform other duties as requested by the supervisor.

Competencies

Communication:

-S peaks 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

 

Planning & Organizing:

- Develops clear goals that are consistent with agreed strategies

- Identifies priority activities and assignments; adjusts priorities as required

- Allocates appropriate amount of time and resources for completing work

- Foresees risks and allows for contingencies when planning

- Monitors and adjusts plans and actions as necessary

- Uses time efficiently

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.

Work Experience

Applicants are not required to have professional work experience for participation in the programme. However, specialized experience in professional fields relevant to disarmament, demobilization and reintegration (such as conflict management, armed group management, security sector etc.) is an asset.

Languages

English and French are the working languages of the United Nations Secretariat. For the internship position fluency in English (both oral and written) is required. Knowledge of French is desirable.

Assessment

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