UNDP Intern In Cairo, EGYPT 2017

By | June 3, 2017

UNDP Intern In Cairo, EGYPT 2017

Location : Cairo, EGYPT
Application Deadline : 07-Jun-17 (Midnight New York, USA)
Time left : 4d 5h 8m
Type of Contract : Internship
Post Level : Intern
Languages Required :
English
Duration of Initial Contract : 6 months
Background
The UNDP Egypt Country Office is seeking to recruit one intern to support the division in areas related to Innovation for Development.
Duties and Responsibilities
Under the direct supervision of the Innovation for Development Team Leader and Assistant Resident Representative in UNDP Egypt, the intern will undertake the following tasks:

  • Support UNDP Egypt’s activities relating to Innovation for Development;
  • Support formulation of programme strategies and implementation of the Country Programme Action Plan;
  • Present background information for formulation of country programme, draft project documents, concept notes, reports, etc;
  • Conduct research on Innovation for Development programmes and their applications around the world, including research on best practices;
  • Develop human interest stories about projects and activities, including contributions to the UN Newsletter where appropriate;
  • Attend staff and programme meetings as appropriate, including taking minutes where requested;
  • Support the I4D Team in maintaining effective correspondence with national and international stakeholders, including donors;
  • Assist the I4D team members in various programmatic and administrative activities upon request;
  • Perform other duties as they arise.
Competencies
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.
Required Skills and Experience
  • Demonstrated interest in the field of development and the work of international organizations;
  • Excellent command of written and spoken English;
  • Proficiency in MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) is required;
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills; attention to detail; and determination to meet deadlines;
  • Good research and analytical skills;
  • Ability to work in a team.
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.
If you are experiencing difficulties with online job applications, please contact jobs.help@undp.org.

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