【联合国和平行动部】INTERN - Equality, Diversity and Inclusion(地点:日内瓦,可远程;截止日期:2022年8月24日)

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INTERN - Equality, Diversity and Inclusion

部门:和平行动部

地点:GENEVA,日内瓦,可远程实习

实习期:3-6个月

语言要求:英语流利,掌握法语被视为加分项

申请日期:2021年8月25日-2022年8月24日

详情链接:https://careers.un.org/lbw/jobdetail.aspx?id=162468&Lang=en-US

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Org. Setting and Reporting


The internship is located in the Geneva office of the United Nations Mine Action Service (UNMAS) within the Office of Rule of Law and Security Institutions (OROLSI) in the Department of Peace Operations (DPO).

UNMAS also responds to specific requests for support from the UN Secretary-General or designated official.

The UNMAS Geneva office also acts as the Global Coordinator of the Mine Action Area of Responsibility (MA AoR) within the Global Protection Cluster. For more information, please visit: https://www.unmas.org/en.

The internship is for a minimum duration of three (3) months and can be extended up to six (6) months depending on the needs of the service.

The internship is UNPAID and fulltime, and interns work five (5) days per week (40 hours) under the supervision of the Officer-in-charge of internship.

Responsibilities


Duties of the intern include, but are not limited to:

- Identifies priorities and issues to be addressed and proposes concrete follow-up actions to enable a more equitable, inclusive and diverse work environment.

- Assists in planning and preparation of EDI related events, workshops, meetings and consultations which include proposing agenda topics, identifying participants, preparation of documents and presentations, etc.

- Contributes to the preparation of various written outputs on EDI e.g. background papers, articles, note to files and provides inputs to publications, reports and studies.

- Assists the EDI Consultant and collaborates closely with relevant parties, partners and stakeholders to develop systems and analyses for measuring inclusion and diversity in the workplace and the effectiveness of EDI initiatives.

- Supports the DPPA-DPO Anti-Racism Action Group (ARAG) in line with the Secretary-General's Task Force on Addressing Racism and Promoting Dignity for All in the UN.

- Supports the office's engagement with the humanitarian community, including in its role as Global Coordinator of the Mine Action Area of Responsibility (MA AoR) within the Global Protection Cluster.

- Performs other duties as assigned.

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

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 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;

- Uses time efficiently.

Education


To qualify for an internship with the United Nations, applicants must meet one of the following requirements:

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

(b) be enrolled in, or have completed, the final academic year of a first university degree programme (minimum bachelor ’ s level or equivalent).

Interested candidates must be pursuing or pursued their degree in areas related to this Job Opening.


In addition, interested candidates must:

- Be computer literate in standard software applications including MS Suite (Word, Excel, Power Point);

- Have a demonstrated keen interest in the work of the United Nations 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 include willingness to try and understand and be tolerant of differing opinions and views

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.

Languages


Fluency in English (both oral and written) is required; knowledge of French is desirable.


Knowledge of another UN official language is an advantage. Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Russian and Spanish are the official languages of the United Nations Secretariat.

Assessment


Potential candidates may be contacted by the hiring team directly if further information is needed during the review of their application.

Due to the high volume of applications received, only candidates who have been short-listed will be contacted.

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:

- Date of availability.

- Title of degree you are currently pursuing.

- Graduation date (when will you be/have graduating/graduated from the programme?).

- IT skills and programmes that you are proficient in.

- Top three areas of interest.

- Explain why you are the best candidate for this specific internship.

- Explain your interest in the United Nations 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.

There should be no expectation of employment by the United Nations upon completion of the internship.

Interns are responsible for all internship-related expenses that they incur. 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.