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

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INTERN - Information Mangagement

部门:联合国人道主义事务厅

地点:海牙(可远程实习)

实习期:6个月

语言要求:英语流利,掌握法语将被视为加分项

申请日期:2021年11月22日-2022年1月30日

详情链接:https://careers.un.org/lbw/jobdetail.aspx?id=167850&Lang=en-US

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Org. Setting and Reporting


The United Nations (UN) Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) is the UN Secretariat department responsible for bringing together humanitarian actors to ensure a coherent response to complex emergencies and natural disasters. OCHA also ensures that there is a framework within which each actor can contribute to the overall response effort. OCHA's mission is to mobilize and coordinate effective and principled humanitarian action in partnership with national and international actors in order to alleviate human suffering in disasters and emergencies; advocate the rights of people in need; promote preparedness and prevention and facilitate sustainable solutions.


The Information Management (IM) function, is responsible for both defining and implementing OCHA's information and technology strategy while introducing more effective ways of developing and delivering digital information and technology services that serve OCHA staff and the larger humanitarian sector. The Digital Services team has been recently established to focus on high priority projects that bring together a variety of IM’s existing sections/projects as well as other OCHA platforms. The teams within IM are responsible for a range of matters including humanitarian data (HDX), response-based websites (ReliefWeb & HumanitarianResponse.info) and applications (Digital Situation Report & Humanitarian.ID), technical infrastructure (email, document management, connectivity, etc), and both support to and capacity development of field-based information management officers.


The intern is based in the Hague, within the Digital Services Section, Information Management Branch. The intern reports to the Programme Management Officer within the Digital Services Section, Information Management Branch.

Responsibilities


Daily responsibilities will depend on the individual's background, duties may include but are not limited to lending support to projects and/or activities within the branch/Division of assignment. In particular, the intern will:


? Assist in creating a variety of infographics to explain existing and new information management tools, processes, skills, etc.;

? Document layout and design for publications (e.g. https://www.digitalhumanitarians.com/dhn/publication/ );

? Assist in the standardization of MapBox use and related GIS-layers country-by-country;

? Undertake research to compare Interactive Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) offerings; and

? Provide summary explanations to the Digital Services team on the latest tools and emerging trends on the areas above and others related.

Competencies



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.


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.


Technological Awareness:

- Keeps abreast of available technology;

- Understands applicability and limitations of technology to the work of the office;

- Actively seeks to apply technology to appropriate tasks;

- Shows willingness to learn new technology.

-Keeps abreast of available technology

-Understands applicability and limitations of technology to the work of the office

-Actively seeks to apply technology to appropriate tasks

-Shows willingness to learn new technology

Education


To qualify for an internship with the United Nations Internship Programme, 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); or,

(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: Media and/or Communications, Graphic Design and/or Multimedia Arts, Geography, Geographic Information Systems (GIS), Cartography, Information Technology (GIS, Graphic Design) or a related field.

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.


Any academic and/ or practical experience in Adobe Illustrator CS + or similar programmes is an advantage. Experience in the use of Adobe InDesign and After Effects is an asset. Experience with ESRI ArcGIS software (version 9.0 or higher) is an asset. Open Source equivalent experience is also very welcome.

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


English and French are the working languages of the United Nations Secretariat. Fluency in spoken and written English is required for the internship. Knowledge of an additional official UN language is an asset. Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Russian and Spanish are the official languages of the United Nations Secretariat.

Assessment


To apply to this job opening please go to: https://inspira.un.org or https://careers.un.org. 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 United Nations Internship Programme.

- Please also indicate the time when you are available for an internship, including your earliest possible start date. The OCHA Internship is for a minimum duration of two months with an opportunity for extension up to six months.


In your online Personal History Profile, be sure to include all past work experiences, IT skills. Do not forget to designate three references that we may contact who can attest to your qualifications. You could include present or past supervisors, peers, mentors or thesis advisors, but please do not list any family members. All applications will be treated with the strictest confidence.


Applicants may be evaluated through a written examination and/or a competency-based interview.

Special Notice


In the context of the COVID-19 pandemic, interns may be requested to undertake the internship remotely in view of constraints regarding visa issuance, international travel and access to UN premises. The intern must be willing and prepared to undertake the internship remotely for a part or the entirety of the internship. The work hours during the internship shall be determined based on individual discussion between the intern and the supervisor(s) taking into consideration the minimum requirements of the Organization and the time difference between the hosting office and the location of the intern.

A completed online application (Cover Note and Personal History Profile) is required. Incomplete applications will not be reviewed. All past work experiences, IT skills, languages, and three references, must be included in the Personal History Profile.

The Cover Note must include:

- Name of university and title of degree you are currently pursuing

- Graduation date (when you expect to graduate from the programme)

- A listing of IT skills and programmes that you are proficient in.

- An explanation why you are the best candidate for an internship with the Office.

- An explanation of your interest in the work of UNODA.

Due to the high volume of applications received, only successful candidates will be contacted.