【联合国业务支助部】Intern, Administration(工作地点:纽约 截止日期:2021年6月30日)

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Intern, Administration, I (Temporary Job Opening)

Department of Operational Support

岗位领域:行政人力 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:30 June , 2021

岗位信息网址:https://careers.un.org/lbw/jobdetail.aspx?id=145342&Lang=en-US

职位描述

Org. Setting and Reporting

These positions are located in the Office of Supply Chain Management (OSCM) in the Department of Operational Support (DOS).


The Office of Supply Chain Management encompasses the Office of the Assistant Secretary-General, the Logistics Division, the Procurement Division, the Uniformed Capabilities Support Division, Umoja Coordination Service, Global Service Centre, Aviation Safety Section and the Enabling and Outreach Service.


The Department of Operational Support was established to provide end-to-end operational support, advisory services and other solutions to operating entities across the United Nations Secretariat, including other departments, offices away-from UN headquarters, UN field missions, and UN regional commissions.


Responsibilities

Our interns work as full members of our team, pursue projects that are designed to make a significant difference in OSCM, and have opportunities to learn about the United Nations overall.


We offer internship opportunities in four broad areas:


AREA 1: EXECUTIVE ANDMANAGEMENT SUPPORT

- Support the preparation of senior-level meetings, conferences and engagements

- Prepare research, analysis and policy options for improved operational support

- Attend meetings with UN counterparts and committees, and coordinate follow-up to decisions

- Assist in speechwriting, messaging, preparation of reports and background documents This track requires good writing, planning, and organizing skills.


AREA 2: ANALYTICS AND BUSINESS INTELLIGENCE

- Help analyzing the performance across functional areas, including human resources, supply chain, uniformed support, planning and operational support, and administrative support

- Support the analytics teams in preparing data, data models, and surveys

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

- Support data mining, optimization, metrics development, and predictive analysis This track focuses on working with data and data models, as well as data visualization.


AREA 3: STRATEGIC AND PROJECT SUPPORT

- Help analyzing the performance across functional areas, including supply chain, uniformed support, planning and operational support, and administrative support

- Support work on priority projects such as specific innovation initiatives

- Support design, drafting and implementation of strategic priorities such as departmentalwide performance framework, client relationship models, etc This track resembles consulting-like work, and draws on conceptualization, PowerPoint and project management skills.


AREA 4: COMMUNICATIONS AND DESIGN

- Design core identity products that illustrate corporate vision, mission and values

- Design and prepare content/copy for corporate briefings, presentations, fact sheets, and snapshots

- Support the development of web sites, including layout, content, look and feel

- Provide design support across a range of print and online products


This track aims at applicants with some experience with graphic design, working with the Adobe Creative Suite (e.g. InDesign, Illustrator) and/or experience in building websites.


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

We are open to a broad range of educational backgrounds. Typically, our interns are pursuing studies in the following areas:


AREA 1: EXECUTIVE AND MANAGEMENT SUPPORT

We seek candidates with relevant coursework in International Relations, Global Affairs, Management, Economics, Public Affairs or Public/Business Administration.


AREA 2: ANALYTICS AND BUSINESS INTELLIGENCE

We seek candidates with relevant coursework in Computer Science, Economics, Statistics, Operations Research, Engineering, Mathematics, Data Visualization or Analytics.


AREA 3: STRATEGIC AND PROJECT SUPPORT

We seek candidates with relevant coursework in Business Administration, Management, Strategy Development, Project Management, Operations Research, or Public Administration.


AREA 4: COMMUNICATIONS AND DESIGN

We seek candidates with relevant coursework in Design, Web Development, Strategic Design and Management, Marketing, Information Design, Public Relations, Media Studies, Journalism or Data Visualization.


Please note that to qualify for an internship with the United Nations, applicants must meet one of the following requirements: (a) be enrolled in a graduate school programme (second

university degree or equivalent, or higher); (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, commence the internship within one year of graduation.


Work Experience

No working experience is required to apply for the United Nations Internship Programme. Your training, education, advance course work or skills should benefit the United Nations during your internship.

It can be an advantage if you have interests, skills and knowledge in the areas below:

AREA 1: EXECUTIVE AND MANAGEMENT SUPPORT

- Keen interest in international affairs, international organizations, management and change

- Strong planning, drafting and communication skills

- Proficient in standard software applications

- Attention to detail and a passion for researching big-picture issue

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

AREA 2: ANALYTICS AND BUSINESS INTELLIGENCE

- Keen interest in analytics, information management, visualization, and performance optimization

- Strong knowledge of data management techniques, quantitative analysis and methods

- Knowledge of key business tools (e.g. Excel, PowerPivot, PowerPoint)

- Knowledge of analytics tools (e.g. Microsoft SQL, PowerBI, SAP Business Objects, Tableau, Qlik)

- Experience in management analytics, visualization or survey design can be an advantage

AREA 3: STRATEGIC AND PROJECT SUPPORT

- Keen interest in strategy development and management

- Interest or experience in performance management, process redesign

- Knowledge of project management techniques and approaches

- Strong knowledge of key business tools (e.g. Excel, PowerPoint)

- Experience with working in consulting-like projects cab be an advantage

AREA 4: COMMUNICATIONS AND DESIGN

- Keen interest in communications, design and change management Understanding of user-experience design, hierarchy, design principles and typography

- Knowledge of industry standard software (Adobe InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop)

- Knowledge of key online platforms and technology (e.g. Microsoft SharePoint, Drupal,HTML, CSS)

- Please submit a portfolio or a link to a portfolio along with your cover letter and CV


Languages

English and French are the working languages of the United Nations Secretariat. For the position(s) advertised, fluency in English is required. Knowledge of another official United Nations language is an advantage.


Assessment

Potential candidates will be contacted 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:

- Title of degree you are currently pursuing and the specific subjects taken


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


- Your availability for the internship (start and end date), as we recruit interns throughout the year for assignments of at least 3 months. Please note that start and end dates are flexible: Winter/Spring (January to April); Summer (May to August); Fall (September to December)


- List IT skills and programmes that you are proficient in


- Explain why you are the best candidate for the Office of Supply Chain Management


- Explain your interest in the United Nations Internship Programme


- As internships with us focus on one of three areas. In your cover note, please also indicate which work stream you are interested in: Executive and Management Support; Analytics and Business Intelligence; Strategic and Project Support; Communications and Design


- In your Personal History Profile (PHP), be sure to include all past work experiences, IT skills and programmes that you are proficient in, and three references. Due to a high volume of applications received, ONLY successful candidates will be contacted. Your application will be evaluated based on the information provided in the PHP and not on any attachments.


- The internship is UNPAID and full time.


- Interns work five days per week (35 hours) under the supervision of a staff member in the office to which they are assigned.