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Occupational Health and Safety Intern
|Advertised on behalf of :|
|Location :||Bogota, COLOMBIA|
|Application Deadline :||13-Jun-23 (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)
|Duration of Initial Contract :||03 July 2023 – 29 December 2023|
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.
UN Women, grounded in the vision of equality enshrined in the Charter of the United Nations, works for the elimination of discrimination against women and girls; the empowerment of women; and the achievement of equality between women and men as partners and beneficiaries of development, human rights, humanitarian action and peace and security.
The Security and Safety services team provides Professional Security and Occupational Health and Safety advice and guidance in order for the entity to carry out its mandate.
The Security and Safety Services team seeks to enlist a full-time intern to support the team in the development of OHS products and processes
The position is located within the UN Women Department of Management and Administration, Office of Security and Safety Services. The Occupational Health and Safety Intern will report to the UN Women Occupational Health and Safety Manager.
Duties and Responsibilities
In line with the approved UN Women Security and Safety Services Section Biannual Work Plan (BWP), the Occupational Health and safety Intern will provide direct coordination and support to the development of outputs, whilst also scoping internal UN Women programme delivery security requirements.
The Intern will be responsible for the following:
The internship programme offers unique learning opportunities for interns, exposing them to the work of the United Nations, and enriching their educational experience through practical work in an international organization, with a focus on gender equality.
Please visit this link for more information on UN Women’s Core Values and Competencies:https://www.unwomen.org/sites/default/files/Headquarters/Attachments/Sections/About%20Us/Employment/UN-Women-values-and-competencies-framework-en.pdf
Required Skills and Experience
Interns who are not in receipt of financial support from other sources such as universities or other institutions will receive a stipend from UN Women to partially subsidize their basic living costs for the duration of the internship.
In July 2010, the United Nations General Assembly created UN Women, the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women. The creation of UN Women came about as part of the UN reform agenda, bringing together resources and mandates for greater impact. It merges and builds on the important work of four previously distinct parts of the UN system (DAW, OSAGI, INSTRAW and UNIFEM), which focused exclusively on gender equality and women's empowerment. At UN Women, we are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment of mutual respect. UN Women recruits, employs, trains, compensates, and promotes regardless of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, ability, national origin, or any other basis covered by appropriate law. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, competence, integrity and organizational need. If you need any reasonable accommodation to support your participation in the recruitment and selection process, please include this information in your application. UN Women has a zero-tolerance policy on conduct that is incompatible with the aims and objectives of the United Nations and UN Women, including sexual exploitation and abuse, sexual harassment, abuse of authority and discrimination. All selected candidates will be expected to adhere to UN Women’s policies and procedures and the standards of conduct expected of UN Women personnel and will therefore undergo rigorous reference and background checks. (Background checks will include the verification of academic credential(s) and employment history. Selected candidates may be required to provide additional information to conduct a background check.)