Information Management Intern – WFP – Rome

Location:
Rome, Italy
Industry Sector:
International Public Sector
Type of contract:
Contract
Salary:
Internship

Information Management Intern – WFP – Rome

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Information Management Intern – WFP – Rome

Duties and responsibilities

Under the direct supervision of Sarah Olsen Head of Information Management, the candidate will perform the following duties:

  • Assist in the collection and analysis and dissemination of logistics information received from field operations, in close coordination with Information Management personnel in the GLC;
  • Assist with the preparation of documents and IM products and provide research and editing;
  • Assist in maintaining internal and external information sharing mechanisms and systems; documentation formats, assessment formats, central file store, operations archive, reporting systems;
  • Ensure that accurate, consistent information concerning all Global Logistics Cluster operations is entered into current standardized templates and posted on the Logistics Cluster website;
  • Assist with presentation material and briefing packs preparation;
  • Assist with GLCevents and conferences planning and preparation including admin/logistics support;
  • Take and keep notes and meeting minutes as needed;
  • Support the team on other communications initiatives (including social media);
  • Field support:
  • Assist with the preparation of Concept of Operations, Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), Special Operations Narrative & Budgets, and CERF/Flash Appeal inputs, ensuring they are regularly revised/updated as required.
  • Edit documents and provide constructive feed-back to Logistics Cluster field personnel who produce Logistics Cluster products/reports.
  • Perform other duties as required.

Qualifications and experience

Education
  • Enrolled or recently graduated from a University Graduate or Post-Graduate programme in Economics, Political and Social Sciences, Communications, Languages, Logistics or other fields related to Information Management with a minimum of three years completed undergraduate studies.
Work experience
  • Previous work or internships in development or communications-related fields are desirable. NGO experience is a plus.
Technical skills
  • Proficient in MS Office package, particularly in Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint. Demonstrated ability in data acquisition and knowledge of Access or other database tools is a great advantage.
  • Experience with HTML is also a plus.
  • Demonstrated ability in acquiring, wrangling, structuring, manipulating and visualizing unstructured and structured data with BI platforms like Power BI or Tableau is a distinct advantage.
Required soft skills/WFP Competencies
  • Proficient in MS Office package, particularly in Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Demonstrated ability in data acquisition and knowledge of Access or other database tools is a great advantage.
  • Experience with HTML is also a plus.
  • Demonstrated ability in acquiring, wrangling, structuring, manipulating and visualizing unstructured and structured data with BI platforms like Power BI or Tableau is a distinct advantage.
Working Languages
  • Fluency in spoken and written English is required.
  • Proficiency in a second UN languages is a distinct advantage (minimum requirement B1 in a second UN language).
Closing date for applications 18 December 2019 before midnight.

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