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Unctad Internship - Office Of The Deputy Secretary-General [Temporary

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 Ginevra, Svizzera
Stage, Affari legali, Inglese, Francese, Arabo
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Descrizione del lavoro:

This profile is for the sole purpose of the Internship Programme of the (COMPANY NAME) Conference for Trade and Development (UNCTDA) in Geneva. There should be no expectation of
employment within the UN after an internship. Interns shall not be eligible to apply for, or be appointed to, positions at the professional level and above carrying international recruitment
status in the Secretariat for a period of six months following the end of their internship. UN interns must have a valid visa. The Internship Programme is unpaid and full-time, i.e. an intern is expected to work eight hours a day, five days a week.

This position is located in the Office of the Deputy Secretary-General of UNCTAD, in Geneva. The starting date is 16 March 2020 and the duration will be four months with possibility of extension up to a maximum of six months.

Responsibilities

Under the guidance of a senior staff member, the intern will perform the following tasks:
*Assists in the preparatory process of the upcoming Ministerial conference of UNCTAD 15: Assists in the preparation of background materials for roundtables and side events; assists in the preparation of invitation letters and the creation and maintenance of corresponding databases; assists in the organization of special projects for the conference.

*Supports the preparation of briefing notes for the Deputy Secretary-General (e.g. background information on topics of bilateral meetings and speaking engagements, biographical notes of speakers).

*Assists in the organization of ad-hoc events, including preparation of social media such as production of visuals, drafting of blogs, support with logistics.

*Attends and summarizes conferences and meetings.

*Performs other duties as required.

More generally, interns shall:

1. Observe all applicable rules, regulations, instructions, procedures and directives of the Organization notwithstanding their status as described in section 4 of the UN Internship Programme Administrative Instructions ST/AI/2000/9 & ST/AI/2005/11.

2. Provide the receiving departments/offices with a copy of all materials prepared by them during the internship. The UN shall be entitled to all property rights, including but not limited to patents, copyrights and trademarks, with regard to material which bears a direct relation to or is made in consequence of, the services provided under the internship. At the request of the UN, the interns shall assist in securing such property rights and transferring them to the UN in compliance with the requirements of the applicable law.

3. Respect the impartiality and independence required of the UN and of the receiving department/office and shall not seek or accept instructions regarding the services performed under the internship agreement from any Government or from any authority external to the UN.

4. Unless otherwise authorized by the appropriate official in the receiving department/office, they may not communicate at any time to the media or to any institution, person, Government or any other external source any information which has become known to them by reason of their association with the UN or the receiving department/office, that they know or ought to have known has not been made public. They may not use any such information without the written authorization of the appropriate official, and such information may never be used for personal gain. These obligations also apply after the end of the internship with the UN. and

5. Refrain from any conduct that would adversely reflect on the UN or on the receiving department/office and will not engage in any activity which is incompatible with the aims and objectives of the UN.

Competencies

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 the audience.
-Demonstrates openness in sharing information and keeping people informed.
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.
CREATIVITY:
-Actively seeks to improve programmes of services.
-Offers new and different options to solve problems or meet client needs.
-Promotes and persuades others to consider new ideas.
-Takes calculated risks on new and unusual ideas; thinks "outside the box".
-Takes an interest in new ideas and new ways of doing things. Is not bound by current thinking or traditional approaches.

Education

To qualify for an internship with the (COMPANY NAME) Internship Programme, applicants must meet one of the following requirements:
* Be enrolled in a graduate school programme (second university degree or equivalent, or higher); or
* Be enrolled in the final academic year of a first university degree programme (minimum Bachelor's level or equivalent); or
* Have graduated with a university degree and, if selected, much commence the internship within a one year period of graduation from an academic programme. Applicants who are unable to commence the internship within one year of graduation shall not be accepted.
Applicants also must:
* Be computer literate in standard software applications;
* Have a demonstrated keen interest in the work of the (COMPANY NAME) and have a personal commitment to the ideals of the Charter; and
* Have a demonstrated ability to successfully interact with individuals of different cultural backgrounds and beliefs, which includes willingness to understand and be tolerant of differing opinions and views.

Work Experience

Languages

English and French are the working languages of the (COMPANY NAME) Secretariat. Fluency in both is required (spoken and written English and French). Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Russian and Spanish are the official languages of the (COMPANY NAME) Secretariat.

Assessment

Candidates will be assessed based on their Personal History Profile (PHP). Individual interviews may be conducted by the 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 (COMPANY NAME) 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.

Applicants are encouraged to apply for internships which relate directly to their studies and/or skills and expertise.

Applicants are asked to please indicate preferences which best match his/her suitability and do so carefully in order to enhance the value of the internship for both the intern and the receiving UN department. A person who is the child or sibling of a staff member shall not be eligible to apply for an internship at the (COMPANY NAME).

An applicant who bears to a staff member any other family relationship may be engaged as an intern, provided that he or she shall not be assigned to the same work unit of the staff member nor placed under the direct or indirect supervision of the staff member. For purposes of this instruction, "child" means (i) the child of a staff member; (ii) the child of the spouse of a staff member (stepchild); and (iii) the spouse of achild of a staff member or a staff member's spouse (son-or daughter-in-law)."Sibling" includes the child of both or either parent of a staff member and the child.

(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

THE (COMPANY NAME) DOES NOT CHARGE A FEE AT ANY STAGE OF THE RECRUITMENT PROCESS (APPLICATION, INTERVIEW MEETING, PROCESSING, OR TRAINING). THE (COMPANY NAME) DOES NOT CONCERN ITSELF WITH INFORMATION ON APPLICANTS' BANK ACCOUNTS

Provenienza: Web dell'azienda
Pubblicato il: 13 Feb 2020
Tipo di impiego: Stage
Durata di lavoro: 0 mesi
Lingue: Inglese, Francese, Arabo
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