The Counter-Terrorism Committee Executive Directorate (CTED) internships are for 3 months with the opportunity for extension, pending on the needs of the Executive Directorate. CTED is looking for an intern to start as soon as possible.
*Research, analyses and evaluate new applications of information technology and data analytics relevant to the needs of the department and assist the Associate Information Management Officer in making recommendations for their deployment;
*Assist the Associate Information Management Officer in implementing and administer CTED online databases, portals and customized applications for asset-freezing contact information, IT inventory management, office space and leave/travel management, etc.
*Assist the Associate Information Management Officer to build, customize applications and update information on SharePoint intranet portal.
*Assist IT team to deploy office 365 applications, Microsoft teams, SharePoint, One drive and Skype for business.
*Assist the Public Information Officer and Associate Information Management Officer in administering, maintaining and updating the content/structure on the CTED Drupal website; Assist in migrating content from old WordPress site to Drupal platform.
*Design or manage the production of promotional products such as posters, leaflets, reports, PowerPoint templates, etc. to support CTED public information effort.
*Process incoming contact information obtained from staff travel to feed to the contacts database which will be used to increase CTED outreach efforts using newsletters and other media.
*Manage the design and issuance of CTED periodic newsletters through MailChimp.
*Assist the Associate Information Management Officer in providing multimedia and teleconferencing support in CTED meetings as well as plenary meetings and events in the UN conference building.
*Perform any other duties as required.
Knowledge and practical experience in implementing databases, web applications, cloud computing, and web servers. Knowledge or practical experience in processing and migrating analytical data. Knowledge or practical experience in office 385 platforms and online collaboration applications: SharePoint, Microsoft teams, OneDrive, Skype for business, Knowledge of scripting and programming languages. Knowledge or practical experience in Drupal website administration. Basic knowledge or practical experience in using graphic design tools, especially Adobe InDesign and Adobe Photoshop. Knowledge or practical experience in troubleshooting office IT software and operating systems. Knowledge or practical experience in office IT and software systems administration. Knowledge and practical experience in using video conference hardware and software for teleconferencing. Knowledge of logistics and management for providing IT and multimedia support in UN conference rooms. Knowledge of information management, records management, and electronic document retention. Demonstrates analytical thinking and problem solving. Shows pride in work and in achievements; demonstrates professional competence and mastery of subject matter; is conscientious and efficient in meeting commitments, observing deadlines and achieving results; is motivated by professional rather than personal concerns; shows persistence when faced with difficult problems or challenges; remains calm in stressful situations. Takes responsibility for incorporating gender perspectives and ensuring the equal participation of women and men in all areas of work.
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
1)Be enrolled in a graduate school programme (second university degree or equivalent, or higher);
2)Be enrolled in the final academic year of a first university degree programme (minimum Bachelor's level or equivalent);
3)Have graduated with a university degree as defined in (1) and (2) above
4)Candidates who are selected, must commence the internship programme either prior to gradutation or within one year of graduation from an academic programme as describe in (1) and (2).
Fluency in English both (oral and written) is required. Knowledge of another language is desirable.
Should there be a need for an intern who matches the profile above, the applicant will be contacted directly by the Directorate. Please note that due to the large number of applicants, the Directorate would not be in a position to reply to each application. Only short-listed applicants will be contacted for further consideration if required.
A completed online application (cover note and personal history profile) is required. Incomplete applications will not be considered.
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