【联合国秘书长办公厅】Intern - Coordination, planning, analytics and policy analysis(工作地点:纽约 截止日期:2019年12月31日)

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Intern - Coordination, planning, analytics and policy analysis - Executive Office of the Secretary-General, I (Temporary Job Opening)

U.N.Executive Office of the Secretary-General

岗位领域:其他 工作性质:实习

学历要求:本科及以上 岗位职级:其他

工作地点:New York 截止日期:31 December , 2019

岗位信息网址:https://careers.un.org/lbw/jobdetail.aspx?id=116318&Lang=en-US

职位描述

Org. Setting and Reporting

We seek motivated interns to support the work of the Executive Office of the UN Secretary-General. Our interns can take up assignments with any team in the Office, including the Strategic Planning and Monitoring Unit; the Political, Peacekeeping, Humanitarian and Human Rights Unit; the Rule of Law Unit; the Sustainable Development Unit; the Policy Advisor’s Office; or other teams.

 

Interns report to full-time professional staff in our teams and focus on one of the three tracks set out below.

 

The United Nations internship programme does not provide remuneration; All internship related expenses – travel, insurance, living etc. – are the responsibility of the intern, sponsoring Government or institution; The UN accepts no responsibility for costs arising from accidents, illness or death during the internship; The intern is responsible for obtaining necessary visas and arranging travel to and from the duty station where the internship will be performed; Interns are not eligible to apply for, or be appointed to, any post in UN during the period of the internship or for six months immediately following the end of the internship; The intern must provide proof of enrolment in health insurance plan; Interns are not staff members and may not represent the UN in any official capacity; Due to the high volume of applications received, we can only contact successful candidates; Interns work full time - five days per week.

Responsibilities

TRACK 1: COORDINATION AND EXECUTIVE SUPPORT

- Support the preparation of senior-level management meetings, conferences and retreats

- Support the preparation of background and option papers

- Support the tracking and analysis of decisions and their implementation

- Assist in the preparation of speeches and talking points

 

TRACK 2: STRATEGIC PLANNING AND ANALYTICS

- Support analytics on UN system-wide / cross-cutting needs, priorities, resources, risks and performance

- Support the analytics teams in maintaining key data sets, data models, indices and reports

- Develop dashboards and visualizations for senior managers and provide user support

- Support data mining, process optimization, metrics development and forecasting

 

TRACK 3: POLICY ANALYSIS AND ASSESSMENT

- Help monitor, identify and analyze geographic, political and thematic global trends

- Support the preparation of analytical reports, papers, talking points and correspondences

- Assist in coordinating the formulation of strategies, programmes and policies

- Support the preparation of meetings, events, talks and visits

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

 

PLANNING AND 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

 

TECHNOLOGICAL AWARENESS

- Actively seeks to apply emerging technology across tasks

- Keeps abreast of available technology

- Understands applicability and opportunities of technology for the organization

Education

Applicants must meet one of the following requirements: (a) be enrolled in a graduate school programme (second university degree or equivalent, or higher); or (b) be enrolled in the final academic year of a first university degree programme (minimum Bachelor's level or equivalent); or (c) have graduated with a university degree (as defined above) and, if selected, must commence the internship within a one year period of graduation;

 

In each track, interested candidates can pursue broad range of studies as indicated below:

 

TRACK 1: COORDINATION AND EXECUTIVE SUPPORT

Public or Business Administration, Management, International Relations, Gender Studies, Political Science or Economics.

 

TRACK 2: STRATEGIC PLANNING AND ANALYTICS

Management and Strategy, Analytics, Statistics, Operations Research, Public or Business Administration, Engineering, Data Visualization or Information Design.

 

TRACK 3: POLICY ANALYSIS AND ASSESSMENT

International Relations, Gender Equality, Women’s Studies, Political Affairs, Law, Geography or Economics.

 

All interested candidates must:

- Be computer literate in standard software applications;

- Have a keen interest in the work of the United Nations and a personal commitment to the ideals of the Charter;

- 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 work experience, but are encouraged to list all relevant work experiences in their application, as well as interests, skills and knowledge in the areas below:

 

AREA 1: COORDINATION AND EXECUTIVE SUPPORT

- Keen interest in international affairs, gender equality, management and change

- Attention to detail and a passion for leadership support

- Experience in strategy / management consulting, policy work or executive support is an advantage

 

AREA 2: STRATEGIC PLANNING AND ANALYTICS

- Keen interest in strategy, management, analytics and performance optimization

- Excellent presentation design skills (knowledge of Adobe InDesign / Illustrator an advantage)

- Strong knowledge of data management techniques, quantitative / qualitative analysis and data visualization

- Strong knowledge of analytics tools (e.g. PowerBI, Excel, PowerPoint, SAP Business Objects, Qlik, SQL, R)

- Experience in strategy / management consulting, analytics or data visualization is an advantage

 

AREA 3: POLICY ANALYSIS AND ASSESSMENT

- Keen interest in international affairs, gender equality, women’s rights, humanitarian affairs, and the rule of law

- Attention to detail and a passion for big-picture analysis

- Experience in policy analysis and first field experience an advantage

Languages

Fluency in English (both oral and written) is required; Knowledge of another UN official language is an advantage.

Assessment

Evaluation of qualified candidates may include an assessment exercise which may be followed by competency-based interview.

Special Notice

The internship is for a minimum period of three months, with possibility of extension up to six months. In their cover note, interested candidates should indicate their availability:

 

- Fall (September - December)

 

- Winter/Spring (January - April)

 

- Summer (May - August)

 

In the cover note, candidate should also indicate the track they are interested in:

 

- Track 1: Coordination and Executive Support

 

- Track 2: Strategic Planning and Analytics

 

- Track 3: Policy Analysis and Assessment