Intern - Data Analysis (00191351)



Advertised on behalf of :

Location : Bonn, GERMANY
Application Deadline :14-Aug-22 (Midnight New York, USA)
Type of Contract :Internship
Post Level :Intern
Languages Required :
English  
Starting Date :
(date when the selected candidate is expected to start)
22-Aug-2022
Duration of Initial Contract :4 months
Expected Duration of Assignment :4 months

UNDP is committed to achieving workforce diversity in terms of gender, nationality and culture. Individuals from minority groups, indigenous groups and persons with disabilities are equally encouraged to apply. All applications will be treated with the strictest confidence.

UNDP does not tolerate sexual exploitation and abuse, any kind of harassment, including sexual harassment, and discrimination. All selected candidates will, therefore, undergo rigorous reference and background checks.


Background

The United Nations Volunteers (UNV) programme is the UN organization that contributes to peace and development through volunteerism worldwide. Volunteerism is a powerful means of engaging people in tackling development challenges, and it can transform the pace and nature of development. Volunteerism benefits both society at large and the individual volunteer by strengthening trust, solidarity and reciprocity among citizens, and by purposefully creating opportunities for participation. UNV contributes to peace and development by advocating for recognition of volunteers, working with partners to integrate volunteerism into development programming, and mobilizing an increasing number and diversity of volunteers, including experienced UN volunteers, throughout the world. UNV embraces volunteerism as universal and inclusive, and recognizes volunteerism in its diversity as well as the values that sustain it: free will, commitment, engagement and solidarity.

The Executive Office (ExO) provides vision, innovation, and organizational leadership, and strategically directs and manages UNV. The ExO defines UNV’s long-term goals and immediate objectives, taking into account UN General Assembly resolutions and UNDP/UNFPA/UNOPS Executive Board decisions. The ExO leads the organization’s development, articulation and implementation of the substantive, financial and operational aspects of the UNV programme, e.g. strategies, policies and guidelines.


Duties and Responsibilities

Under the guidance of the Section Chief of Executive Office (ExO) and the direct supervision of the RBM Specialist, the intern will support as follows:  

  • Conduct (independent) data analysis and verification for new data platforms and business intelligence reporting apps;
  • Assist in finalizing and delivering a Client-Relation Management (CRM) tool focusing on forecasting demand for UN Volunteers;
  • Facilitate knowledge exchange and peer learning among colleagues with regard to data analysis and (basic) statistics;
  • Support preparing workshops/ meetings, webinar session facilitation and documentation on topics around results-based planning, monitoring and reporting;
  • Support any other related activities.


Competencies

Functional

  • Applies strong analytical and quantitative research skills;
  • Ability to learn new digital tools, work under minimum supervision and given deadlines;
  • Computer proficiency in MS Excel and comparable statistical applications.

Corporate

  • Demonstrates integrity and fairness, by respecting the UN/UNDP/UNV values and ethical standards;
  • Facilitating and encouraging open communication in the team, communicating effectively;
  • Displays cultural, gender, religion, race, nationality and age sensitivity and adaptability.


Required Skills and Experience

Education

In order to qualify for the program, the student must be enrolled in a graduate-level degree program leading to a Master’s Degree or higher in Social Sciences, Statistics, Economic, Data Engineering, Geography, Development Studies, Public Administration/ Management Studies, International Relations/ Politics or a related field.  If the applicant has graduated, the internship must commence within one year of graduation.

Language Requirements

  • Fluency in written and spoken English;

Conditions

  • Interns are eligible to receive a monthly stipend with the rate that varies depending on the duty location. The stipend will be paid monthly, and part-time internship arrangements are prorated accordingly;
  • Where an intern is financially supported by an institution, government or third party, UNDP will, subject to the rules of such institution, government or third party, pay the intern the difference, if any, between the external financial support provided and the applicable UNDP Stipend;
  • Except for the stipend, all other expenses connected with the internship will be borne by the intern, sponsoring government or institutions;
  • UNDP accepts no responsibility for the medical and life insurance of the intern or costs arising from accidents and illness incurred during an internship;
  • The intern must provide proof of enrollment in health insurance plan;
  • Interns are not considered staff members and may not represent UNDP in any official capacity.
  • Due to COVID-19 restrictions, the successful candidate will be expected to work remotely;
  • The purpose of the Internship Programme is not to lead to further employment within the UN System, but to complement an intern’s studies. Therefore there should be no expectation of employment at the end of an internship.

Application Procedure

  • Qualified candidates are requested to apply online via this website;
  • The application must contain a) Cover letter and b) Curriculum Vitae. Please compile all the documents into one pdf. file to be uploaded with your application.

The selected candidate will be required to provide the following additional documents:

  • A Medical Certificate of Good Health from a recognized physician.
  • Proof of medical insurance valid for the duration of the internship.
  • Official letter from the University confirming enrollment in a graduate-level degree program, specifying the expected graduation date, or diploma if the applicant has graduated within the last year;
  • A copy of his/her current school transcript;
  • A letter of recommendation from a professor;
  • A signed UNDP Internship Agreement;
  • Copy of passport.

 



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