Intern (Research) in UN Residents Coordinator Office at WFP December, 2021
Intern (Research) in UN Residents Coordinator Office at WFP December 2021
WFP celebrates and embraces diversity. It is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all its employees and encourages qualified candidates to apply irrespective of race, colour, national origin, ethnic or social background, genetic information, gender, gender identity and/or expression, sexual orientation, religion or belief, HIV status, physical or mental disability.
|Education:||Currently enrolled in graduate-level courses or recent graduates (within 6 months of graduation) from a Bachelor’s or Master’s program. |
Preferred field of study: Political Science, Sociology, Social Sciences, Development Studies, International Development, or other relevant programs. Additional qualifications in Monitoring and Evaluation, Computer Science, Information Management, and Statistics are an asset.
- Proficiency in MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint);
- Fluent in English
- Conduct independent desk reviews and other-research related tasks
- Assist with updates for the UN Common Country Analysis and other documents
- Contribute to the preparation of background notes, reports and proposals
- Contribute to communications and outreach initiatives
- Assist substantively and administratively in organizing events and field missions and ensuring their timely follow-up
- Perform other related duties as required
- Provide outreach to and support youth-centric program and related events
- UN CCA update, 2022
- Briefing and logistical notes for selected field visits
- Research paper for an area-based joint programme proposal
|Knowledge & Skills:||The incumbent should have the following skills and experience: Proficiency in MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint); Strong research and analytical skills; Ability to deliver results through planning and organizing own activities effectively; Ability to manage multiple requests at a time; Excellent teamwork skills in a multicultural environment; Detailed work style and strong work ethics; Ability to meet strict deadlines|
DESIRED EXPERIENCES FOR ENTRY INTO THE ROLE
0-2 years of experience
- Interns receive a monthly stipend from WFP of 14% of the Daily Subsistence Allowance rate of the duty station (the DSA rate for Dar es Salaam is US$190) times the number of days worked in the entire month. The stipend rate ranges from US$558.6 to US$638.4 per month for Dar es salaam, Tanzania CO.
- WFP is not responsible for living expenses, arrangements for accommodation, and related costs.
- Interns must therefore be able to cover their costs of travel, insurance, accommodation, as well as living expenses during the internship period. The United Nations accepts no responsibility for costs arising from accidents and/or illness incurred during an internship. Therefore, upon award of an internship, interns are responsible for securing adequate insurance coverage and are required to sign and return a statement confirming their understanding and acceptance of these conditions of service.
- WFP will recognize candidates’ educational credentials from recognized institutions that have been certified by competent international or national authorities such as the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) or Ministries of Education.
- Candidates who bear any of the following relations to WFP staff members are not eligible to apply: sons, daughters, brothers, or sisters.
- Only qualified candidates will be contacted.
- Interns must keep confidential any and all unpublished information obtained during the course of the internship and not publish any reports or papers based on such information except with the explicit written authorization of the Chief of Human Resources of WFP.
- There should be no expectation of employment by the United Nations or WFP completion of the internship.
All employment decisions are made on the basis of organizational needs, job requirements, merit, and individual qualifications. WFP is committed to providing an inclusive work environment free of sexual exploitation and abuse, all forms of discrimination, any kind of harassment, sexual harassment, and abuse of authority. Therefore, all selected candidates will undergo rigorous reference and background checks.
No appointment under any kind of contract will be offered to members of the UN Advisory Committee on Administrative and Budgetary Questions (ACABQ), International Civil Service Commission (ICSC), FAO Finance Committee, WFP External Auditor, WFP Audit Committee, Joint Inspection Unit (JIU) and other similar bodies within the United Nations system with oversight responsibilities over WFP, both during their service and within three years of ceasing that service.