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Intern - HR & Finance
|Location :||Copenhagen, DENMARK|
|Application Deadline :||01-Feb-18 (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 :||6 months|
|Expected Duration of Assignment :||6 months|
UNDP is the UN Development Programme and works in some 170 countries and territories, helping to achieve the eradication of poverty, and the reduction of inequalities and exclusion. UNDP helps countries to develop policies, leadership skills, partnering abilities, institutional capabilities and build resilience in order to sustain development results. In 2017, UNDP is continuing to work to support the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the 17 new Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), as they help shape global sustainable development for the next 15 years.
The UNDP JPOSC is an end-to-end human resources service centre. It administers the Junior Professional Officer (JPO), Special Assistant to the Resident Coordinator (SARC) and Specialist Development (SDP) Programmes whose overall goal is to provide young professionals the opportunity to gain experience in the field of international development cooperation, and as such to build capacities for the global development sector, while providing UNDP and other UN organizations with young talent with promising professional development.
Under the authority of the JPOSC Manager and the supervision of the above-mentioned staff members, the intern will contribute to the development and the maintenance of client-oriented services, and ensure that the JPOSC follows a model of excellence.
Duties and Responsibilities
1. Support and enhancement of the JPOSC Recruitment Activities (30%):
2. Support and enhancement of the JPOSC Mentoring and Buddy Programme (40%):
3. Support the integration of JPO/SARC entitlements in JPOSC Finance activities:
Required Skills and Experience
Please check the detailed eligibility/conditions (such as enrolment in a graduate/postgraduate program) on the UNDP JPO Service Centre website before applying.
Eligibility/Conditions: Interns may be accepted if the following conditions are met:
IT skills: Working knowledge of the Microsoft Office Pack. Knowledge of database management software is an asset (e.g. Excel, Access).
Training Components and Learning Elements:
As a full member of the JPOSC team, the intern will:
More details about the JPO Programme can be found on our web site: http://www.jposc.undp.org/content/jposc/en/home.html and on social media.
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.