ActiveUnited Nations Development Programme (UNDP)
Duties and Responsibilities
- Liaise and coordinate with, appropriate units, divisions and sections internally, utilizing all available mediums;
- Liaise and coordinate with UNDSS/UNSMS partners specializing in security information;
- Support the development of gender orientated security information, coordination and communication materials;
- Incorporate such material into a specific educational curriculum;
- Support the development of a UN Women Security Information, Coordination and communications guidelines manual;
- Support the update of the UN Women Security & Safety Services Section Intranet portal, with subject specific materials and information as required;
- The Intern will liaise and coordinate with appropriate external bodies;
- Liaise and coordinate with all interested parties with regard identified educational materials.
- Increased understanding of UN Women’s work and the UN system
- Learning different aspects of safety and security in an international environment
- Increased knowledge of issues related to security management
- Meeting and networking with UN Women interns and colleagues in other units
- Work as a team member in a multicultural setting
- Respect for Diversity
- Awareness and Sensitivity Regarding Gender Issues
- Creative Problem Solving
- Effective Communication
- Inclusive Collaboration
- Stakeholder Engagement
- Leading by Example
- Knowledge of Results Based Management;
- Ability to gather and interpret data, reach logical conclusions and present findings;
- Good knowledge of technical area;
- Good organizational skills and ability to pay close attention to detail
- Proficient in using new technologies, web-based platforms
- Interest in women’s rights issues or international development/relations
- Self-starter; organized; able to multitask and balance multiple responsibilities.
Required Skills and Experience
- University studies or experience in the field of security risk management, criminal justice systems or security information management is desirable, although not essential.
- Be enrolled in a graduate school programme (second university degree or equivalent, or higher); Be enrolled in the final academic year of a first university degree programme (minimum Bachelor's level or equivalent); Have graduated with a university degree and, if selected, must commence the internship within a one-year period of graduation, or Be enrolled in a postgraduate professional traineeship program which is part of a degree programme and undertake the internship as part of the program requirements.
- Excellent communication skills (written and oral) in English are required;
- Working knowledge of another UN language is an advantage.
- All applicants must submit a completed and signed CV and P.11 form with their application.
- Due to the high volume of applications received, we can ONLY contact successful candidates.
- Successful candidate will be required to provide proof of enrollment in a valid health insurance plan at the duty station of the internship, proof of school enrollment or degree, a scanned copy of their passport/national ID and a copy of a valid visa (as applicable).
UNDP is committed to achieving workforce diversity in terms of gender, nationality and culture. Individuals from minority groups, indigenous groups and persons with disabilities are equally encouraged to apply. All applications will be treated with the strictest confidence.
UNDP does not tolerate sexual exploitation and abuse, any kind of harassment, including sexual harassment, and discrimination. All selected candidates will, therefore, undergo rigorous reference and background checks.