|BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA|
|Application Deadline :||27-Mar-19 (Midnight New York, USA)|
|Time left :||14d 10h 34m|
|Type of Contract :||Internship|
|Post Level :||Intern|
|Languages Required :||English|
|Duration of Initial Contract :||Six (6) months|
|Developed at the initiative and under auspices of the BiH Presidency and jointly implemented by UNICEF, UNDP and UNESCO, the Dialogue for the Future joint project contributes to enhancing the inclusiveness of 30 local governments in Bosnia and Herzegovina by undertaking joint assessments of common problems and creating local dialogue platforms. Platforms bring together local leaders as well as civil society, youth, religious leaders, women’s organizations and relevant local level authorities. Additionally, the project supports capacitation of adolescents and youth, civil society organizations, activists and informal groups in the areas of critical thinking, media literacy, intercultural dialogue, advocacy and leadership. Through a Small Grants Facility, the project supports local and inter-municipal initiatives to strengthen dialogue and social cohesion at community level.|
|Duties and Responsibilities|
|Under the overall supervision of the DFF II Project Manager, the Intern will be provided an opportunity to learn about the UN’s Sustaining Peace Agenda, UN Sustainable Development Goals, the UNDP activities in Bosnia and Herzegovina, as well as “Delivering as One” policy.
The Intern is expected to perform the following tasks in the DFF II Project Team:
· Collecting and processing data;
· Writing summaries of meetings and events;
· Supporting organization of conferences, workshops and other project events;
· Translating documents;
· Assisting with project communications and visibility activities;
· Other tasks as assigned by the DFF II Project Manager or other team members.
|· Have a keen interest in the work of the UN and the UNDP and demonstrate a commitment to its statement of purpose and to the ideals of the UN.
· Ability to successfully interact with individuals of differing socio-economic, religious and cultural backgrounds both professionally and personally;
· Ability and desire to work in a team;
· Excellent interpersonal skills;
· Excellent organizational and communication skills;
· Strong research skills and ability to identify relevant information
· Strong analytical, reporting and writing abilities
· Ability to work under tight deadlines;
· Ability to work under pressure and stressful situations;
· Detail-oriented way of working;
· Innovative and creative approach to tasks;
· Openness to change and ability to receive/integrate feedback.
|Required Skills and Experience|
· Enrolled in the final academic year of a first university degree programme (minimum Bachelor’s level) in peacebuilding, political science, public administration, public policy, or related fields;
· No previous experience is necessary;
· Excellent communication skills (written and oral) in English and official languages of Bosnia and Herzegovina
· Strong, particularly in MS Office applications (spreadsheets, data processing and web-editing).
The intern will have the opportunity to:
· Participate in in-house training opportunities as applicable;
· Learn the structure, mechanisms, policies and practice areas of UNDP;
· Participate in dedicated trainings and UNDP online learning tools;
· Strengthen his/her effective writing.
How to Apply
The candidate should apply online through the Job Site by submitting his/her CV and motivation letter.
Terms and conditions:
· UNDP internship programme does not provide a salary or remuneration for the internship; however, you will gain valuable insight into UNDP and a global network;
· All the expenses connected with the internship will be borne by the intern or sponsoring institution;
· UNDP accepts no responsibility for costs arising from accidents and/or illness or death incurred during the internship;
· UNDP only accepts interns for a minimum of 6 weeks and a maximum of 6 months;
· Interns are expected to work full time, but flexibility is allowed for their education programme;
· The intern is responsible for obtaining necessary visas and arranging travel to and from the duty station where the internship will be performed;
· The purpose of the Internship Programme is not to lead to further employment with UNDP but to complement an intern’s studies. Therefore, there should be no expectation of employment at the end of an internship.
· Interns are not staff members and may not represent UNDP in any official capacity.
More information available at: http://www.undp.org/content/undp/en/home/operations/jobs/types-of-opportunities/internships.html
|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.
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