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Intern – Human Resources and Finance
|Location :||Copenhagen, DENMARK|
|Application Deadline :||17-Jul-17 (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) and Special Assistant to the Resident Coordinator (SARC) 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 member, the intern will contribute to the development and the maintenance of client-oriented services, and ensure that the JPOSC follows a model of excellence.
TRAINING COMPONENTS AND LEARNING ELEMENTS
As a full member of the JPOSC team, the intern will:
Duties and Responsibilities
Support and enhancement of the JPOSC Recruitment Activities:
Support and enhancement of the JPOSC Mentoring Programme:
Assist in analysing and compiling the results of the yearly satisfaction surveys targeting JPOSC clients.
Support the optimization of the Learning and Career Development section on the JPOSC website (www.jposc.undp.org):
Support the integration of JPO/SARC entitlements in JPOSC Finance activities:
Required Skills and Experience
Eligibility: Please check the eligibility/conditions (such as enrolment in a graduate/postgraduate program) on the UNDP JPO Service Centre website before applying. In order to be considered eligible for the UNDP JPOSC Internship Programme, please indicate whether you meet one of the following requirements:
IT skills: Basic knowledge of desktop publishing and graphic design software is an asset (e.g. Microsoft Publisher, Photoshop, Piktochart).
Language skills: Fluency in English is required. Good working knowledge of French and/or Spanish is an asset.
Work/Stay permit: applicants must hold all necessary permits to stay and work in Denmark before applying for this internship
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.