Economic Unit Intern


Localidad : Luanda, Angola
Fecha límite de postulación :10-Apr-18 (Medianoche Nueva York, Estados Unidos)
Tipo de contrato :Internship
Nivel de puesto :Intern
Idiomas requeridos :
Inglés   Portugués

Antecedentes

The UNDP internship programme offers an outstanding graduate-level student the opportunity to acquire direct exposure to UNDP's work with the objective of deepening his/her knowledge and understanding of UNDP’s goals, principles and activities. It is designed to complement development-oriented studies with practical experience in various professional aspects. 

Objective of the internship: Provide support to the Economic Unit of the office.


Deberes y responsabilidades

Ensures efficient support to the economic unit focusing on the achievement of the following results:

  • Draft of short technical notes on development issues;
  • Gathering of information on socioeconomic issues;
  • Elaboration of tables and charts in Excel;
  • Elaboration of presentations in Power point;
  • Draft of meeting minutes in Word;
  • Technical translations from English to Portuguese and viceversa;
  • Support to technical and logistics arrangements for workshops and meetings hosted by the UNDP in the areas of the competency of the Senior Economic Advisor;
  • Other duties as directed by the Senior Economic Advisor.


Competencias

Core Competencies:

  • Demonstrating/safeguarding ethics and integrity; 
  • Demonstrate corporate knowledge and sound judgment; 
  • Self-development, initiative-taking; 
  • Acting as a team player and facilitating team work;
  • Facilitating and encouraging open communication in the team, communicating effectively;
  • Creating synergies through self-control;
  • Managing conflict;
  • Learning and sharing knowledge and encourage the learning of others. Promoting learning and knowledge management/sharing is the responsibility of each staff member;
  • Informed and transparent decision making.


Habilidades y experiencia requeridas

Education:

  • Be enrolled in a graduate school programme (second university degree or equivalent, or higher) in Economics or International Relations;
  • Be enrolled in the final academic year of a first university degree programme (minimum Bachelor’s level or equivalent) in Economics or International Relations;
  • Have graduated with a university degree in Economics or International Relations (as defined in (a) and (b) above) and, if selected, must start the internship within one-year of graduation.

Experience:

  • No experience required.

Language Requirements:

  • Fluency in Portuguese and good working knowledge of English.

Conditions of internship:

  • UNDP internship programme does not provide a salary or remuneration for the internship;
  • UNDP accepts no responsibility for costs arising from accidents and/or illness or death incurred during the internship. 
  • All the expenses connected with the internship will be borne by the intern, sponsoring government or institutions;
  • The intern must provide proof of enrollment in health insurance plan;
  • UNDP accepts no responsibility for costs arising from accidents and/or illness or death incurred during the internship;
  • Interns are not eligible to apply for, or be appointed to, any post in UNDP during the period of the internship;
  • Interns are not staff members and may not represent UNDP in any official capacity.

Selected candidates much submit the following documents:

  • Letter of intent/motivation;
  • Letter confirming University enrolment or copy of completed university degree.
     


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