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Intern - Information And Database Management [Temporary

Entreprise non montrée
Kingston, Royaume-Uni
Stage, Médecine/Santé, Anglais, Français

Description du poste:

The International Seabed Authority (ISA) in cooperation with National Oceanography Centre (NOC) Southampton, UK, is offering one (1) internship placement to candidates with a background and interest in relational database managements systems; web development and geographic information systems (GIS), within the Office of Environmental Management and Mineral Resources (OEMMR).

The internship opportunity is open to candidates, 35 years and under, from developing member States, seeking to improve their knowledge and skills while learning more about the work of the Authority.

The two (2) month internship (1 June 2xxx - x1 July 2020) is financially supported in the total amount of USD$5,xxx.x0 for the duration.

Interns work five days per week (full time - 37.5 hours) under the supervision of the Database Manager.


Duties may include, but are not limited to:

1. Perform Extraction, Transformation and Loading (ETL) of data in accordance with data management policy.

2. Digitize documents into appropriate format for document management systems or databases.

3. Perform data quality control checks ensuring completeness, accuracy and relevance of data received.

4. Execute daily checklist of routine maintenance tasks related to the data management system and its components.

5. Create metadata to appropriately catalogue data and be able to respond to requests for information and access to relevant files in a timely manner.

6. Ensure compliance with local information security protocols.

7. Validating data by comparing paper based data with corresponding electronic data.

8. Perform database backup for electronic data management system.

9. Perform archiving of obsolete data and ensure data storage capacity is optimized.

10. Level 1 troubleshooting of all database systems performance and user issues.

11. Perform other duties as assigned.

Objective and Deliverables / Results expected

Effectively deliver a wide range of data management tasks ensuring that the data management system is kept up to date and accurate. The data management intern is also expected to significantly contribute to maintaining an effective uptime for all database system.


* 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; 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.


To qualify for an internship within the Office of Environmental Management and Mineral Resources (OEMMR) of The International Seabed Authority Internship Programme, the following conditions must be met:

Applications are sought from either students or young governmental officials.

1. Student applicants must:

(a) be enrolled in a graduate school programme or related field (second university degree
or equivalent, or higher); or

(b) be enrolled in the final academic year of a first university degree
programme or related field (minimum Bachelor's level or equivalent); or

(c) have graduated with a university degree or related field (as defined in (a) or (b) above).

2. Young government officials must have a university degree.

3. Be computer literate in standard word processing and spreadsheets software applications such as Microsoft Word and Excel or similar.

4. Have a demonstrated keen interest in the work of the Authority; and

5. 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 experience for participation in the programme. However, experience working with relational database managements systems; web development and geographic information systems (GIS) would be desirable.


English or French are the working languages of ISA. For the internship advertised, fluency in English is required. Knowledge of another UN official language is an advantage.


Potential candidates will be contacted by the Hiring Manager directly for further consideration.

Special Notice


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

1. The Cover Note must include:
(a) Title of degree you are currently pursuing

(b) Graduation Date (when will you be graduating from the programme)

(c) List the IT skills and programmes that you are proficient in

(d) List your top three areas of interest/department preferences

(e) Explain why you are the best candidate for that specific department

(f) Explain your interest in the ISA Internship Programme

(g) Proof of English level proficiency is desirable.

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

3. The Nomination Form should be filled out by the relevant officials of the nominating body.

4. ISA Forms (Supplemental Application Form and Nominating Form) can be found at this link (please copy and paste in your browser) ->

5. Other requirements
(a) Interns shall be required to sign a confidentiality agreement with the Authority.

(b) At the end of the Internship period, interns shall submit a report on the outcome of their
internship and how it will have an impact on their career path. Upon successful completion
of the internship, the Authority will issue certificates to the interns.

6. Visa
Interns are responsible, where appropriate, for obtaining the necessary transit visas.
The Authority will facilitate the required visa to Jamaica.

7. Medical Insurance
(a) The Authority accepts no responsibility for the medical insurance of the intern or costs
arising from injury, illness or death that may occur during an internship.

(b) Applicants for internship must show proof of valid medical insurance coverage to cover
the full period of the internship at the duty station and provide a medical certificate of good
health prior to the commencement of the internship.

(COMPANY NAME) Considerations

According to article 101, paragraph 3, of the Charter of the (COMPANY NAME), the paramount consideration in the employment of the staff is the necessity of securing the highest standards of efficiency, competence, and integrity. Candidates will not be considered for employment with the (COMPANY NAME) if they have committed violations of international human rights law, violations of international humanitarian law, sexual exploitation, sexual abuse, or sexual harassment, or if there are reasonable grounds to believe that they have been involved in the commission of any of these acts. The term "sexual exploitation" means any actual or attempted abuse of a position of vulnerability, differential power, or trust, for sexual purposes, including, but not limited to, profiting monetarily, socially or politically from the sexual exploitation of another. The term "sexual abuse" means the actual or threatened physical intrusion of a sexual nature, whether by force or under unequal or coercive conditions. The term "sexual harassment" means any unwelcome conduct of a sexual nature that might reasonably be expected or be perceived to cause offence or humiliation, when such conduct interferes with work, is made a condition of employment or creates an intimidating, hostile or offensive work environment, and when the gravity of the conduct warrants the termination of the perpetrator's working relationship. Candidates who have committed crimes other than minor traffic offences may not be considered for employment.

Due regard will be paid to the importance of recruiting the staff on as wide a geographical basis as possible. The (COMPANY NAME) places 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. The (COMPANY NAME) 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 Manual for the Applicant, which can be accessed by clicking on "Manuals" hyper-link on the upper right side of the inspira account-holder homepage.

The evaluation of applicants will be conducted on the basis of the information submitted in the application according to the evaluation criteria of the job opening and the applicable internal legislations of the (COMPANY NAME) including the Charter of the (COMPANY NAME), resolutions of the General Assembly, the Staff Regulations and Rules, administrative issuances and guidelines. Applicants must provide complete and accurate information pertaining to their personal profile and qualifications according to the instructions provided in inspira to be considered for the current job opening. No amendment, addition, deletion, revision or modification shall be made to applications that have been submitted. Candidates under serious consideration for selection will be subject to reference checks to verify the information provided in the application.

Job openings advertised on the Careers Portal will be removed at 11:59 p.m. (New York time) on the deadline date.

No Fee


Origine: Site web de l'entreprise
Publié: 08 Fevr 2020
Type de poste: Stage
Durée d'emploi: 2 mois
Langues: Anglais, Français
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