Internship Programme – Education Cannot Wait Fund (ECW) – UNICEF

Internship Programme – Education Cannot Wait Fund (ECW) – UNICEF

Under the guidance of the Director of ECW and the direct supervision of the Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Manager, the intern provides technical and operational assistance to various processes in researching, collecting, analyzing and presenting data and analysis while learning about organizational processes to support the implementation of the ECW workplan.

Main duties

  • Conducting research, mapping and analysis of research, reports and impact evaluations in education in emergencies.
  • Assisting in preparation of cost-effectiveness analyses to calculate value-for-money of ECW investments.
  • Assisting in the preparation of monitoring and evaluation tools.
  • Collecting, analyzing, verifying and synthesizing information to support program development, design and preparation.
  • Supporting preparation of reports, talking points and communication material, ensuring accuracy, timeliness and relevance of information.
  • Performing data checks in reports and databases.

Requirements

  • Be enrolled in an undergraduate, Masters or Ph.D. degree programme or have graduated within the past two years.
  • Have an academic background in any of the following:
  • Education, including early childhood development
  • Quantitative analysis: data analysis, impact evaluation, applied statistics
  • Qualitative data analysis in the social sciences
  • Human rights / humanitarian affairs, or related fields.
  • Be at least 18 years old at the time of application.
  • Be proficient in English.
  • Have excellent academic performance as demonstrated by university records.
  • Have no immediate relatives working with UNICEF or in the ECW Secretariat.
Closing date for applications 06 January 2020 before midnight.

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Intern – Human and Social Development Division – Manila, Philippines

Intern – Human and Social Development Division – Manila, Philippines

Summary of Job Description

The objective of this internship position is to review the policies and practices in South Asian countries’ universities in promoting industry relevant research and development activities. Industry linkages and industry relevant R&D activities in universities in Bangladesh, India, Nepal and Sri Lanka are constrained by outdated government policies, lack of funding, restrictive regulations, and lack of incentives. This study will review the current status and key issues in the selected South Asian country universities and develop recommendations for ADB to facilitate close linkage between education, economy, and knowledge production in the countries, benchmarking successful countries. For the purpose, the internship position will (1) develop theoretical and policy frameworks from the case studies and carry out case studies covering 2 to 3 South Asian countries, (2) carry out bench mark studies of successful policies and practices; (3) provide recommendations for South Asian countries and propose policy strategy for ADB’s intervention in the region.

Requirements

Education
  • Currently enrolled in a Masters or PhD program in economics, public policies/public administration, business administration, education or other related discipline.
Relevant Experience and Other Requirements
  • Experience in working in developing countries / understanding of developing country context would be preferred.
  • Prior experience in similar research on higher education governance, policy, performance in different countries is preferred.
Additional Requirements
  • Upload the following documents in the “Attachments” section of your application:1. Curriculum vitae (CV)2.
  • Proof of enrollment to a Masters or PhD program.
  • Inclusive dates should confirm that you will be enrolled during the intended period of assignment.3. Essay in MS WORD or PDF document, maximum of 1500 words per question.
Closing date for applications 31 January 2020 before midnight.

Intern – Regional Cooperation and Integration Division – Manila, Philippines

Intern – Regional Cooperation and Integration Division – Manila, Philippines

Main Duties

Review of literature on the trends, lessons, and experience of the role of FinTech for payment systems. Description of recent developments in Asia’s payment systems, with emphasis on the role of digital payment systems. Preparation of a set of indicators to measure (i) development, (ii) efficiency, (iii) inclusion, and (ii) integration of Asia’s payment systems, incl. a distinction of conventional and e-payment systems. Design and estimation of a suitable statistical model or technique to determine the factors affecting development, efficiency, inclusion, and integration of Asia’s payment systems. A draft working paper that discusses the impacts of FinTech on payment systems in Asia, related opportunities and challenges, as well as policy considerations. Presentation of the paper in an ERCD seminar.

Requirements

Education
  • Currently enrolled in a Masters or PhD program in economics or finance with emphasis on finance and technology.
Relevant experience and other requirements
  • Strong quantitative, analytical, and conceptual skills in economics and finance;
  • Experience in handling and analyzing large data sets on financial economics;
  • Sound knowledge of global FinTech developments and landscape;
  • Basic, or ideally sound, knowledge of the functioning of payment systems;
  • Demonstrated expertise in economic research;
  • Extensive knowledge of econometric and statistical approaches and high proficiency in statistical and mathematical programming software such as STATA, MATLAB, and EVIEWS;
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English.
Closing date for applications 31 January 2020 before midnight.

Intern – Results Management and Aid Effectiveness Division – ADB

Intern – Results Management and Aid Effectiveness Division – ADB

Summary of Job Description

Research on measurement of direct, indirect and induced job creation, from ADB operations, including:

  • Comparative analysis of approaches by different MDBs
  • Comparative analysis of different types of modeling approaches for estimating job creation including social accounting matrices, input-output tables, and general equilibrium models
  • Compilation of possible job creation benchmarks from different types of infrastructure
  • Review of ADB experience, models, and approaches, and formulate recommendations for ADB to phase in measurement of job creation over a number of years.

Qualifications

Education Requirements
  • Currently enrolled in a Masters or PhD program in Economics, International Development, Public or Business Administration, or related fields.
Education Requirements
  • Research experience in, and expert knowledge of methods and approaches to measurement of direct, indirect and induced job creation, preferably from infrastructure projects, in the Asia and Pacific region.
Closing date for applications 31 January 2019 before midnight.

Junior Programme Officer – ITU – Geneva, Switzerland

Junior Programme Officer – ITU – Geneva, Switzerland

Duties / Responsibilities

Under the supervision of Head of the Project Support Division, and in close consultation with the Head of the Communications and Promotion Service, the incumbent assists in the development of activities and products relevant to the BDT Youth programme. To this end, the incumbent performs the following duties:

  • Develops and assists in the implementation of a plan to promote the outcomes of the Future casters Summit, linked to the BDT Youth activities.
  • Assists in the development and organization of activities to support the work of BDT on Youth in 2020.
  • Develops a plan to organize BDT Youth activities during Telecommunication Development Advisory Group (TDAG) 2020 and assists in their organization.
  • Performs other duties related to BDT Youth activities, as requested.

Qualifications required

Education

University degree in public relations, project management, economics, or a related field OR education in a reputed college of advanced education, with a diploma of equivalent standard to that of a university degree in one of the fields above.

Experience

At least one year of experience in public relations, project management. An advanced university degrees in related fields can be considered as a substitute for one year of working experience.

Languages

Fluency in oral and written English is a requirement. Knowledge of French is an additional advantage

Closing date for applications 23 December 2019 before midnight.

Intern – Procurement Support Services Project – Kyiv, Ukraine

Intern – Procurement Support Services Project – Kyiv, Ukraine

Duties and Responsibilities

Effective assistant support to the UNDP Procurement Support Services to the Ministry of Health Project with the focus on following:
  • Insure routine support to the Project, such as support to organization of various meetings; distribution of information among key stakeholders; processing of the correspondence; translation of documents from/to English; support to preparation of documents, assistance to the respective Focal Point with keeping updated asset records, office supplies management.
Support to organization and carrying out the meetings, seminars, roundtables, conferences
  • Preparation of agenda, minutes, lists of participants;
  • Preparation and distribution of letters to the stakeholders;
  • Provision of logistics and administrative support to organization.
Support to preparation of publications on project activities. Specifically:
  • Drafting news for UNDP web-page, UNDP FB page, etc on Ukrainian and English;
  • Comparison of English and Ukrainian versions.
Support in the preparation of the reports in the framework of the Project
  • Collection, analysis and processing of the data obtained, ensuring detailed description of the project activities.
Impact of Results
  • The assistance support to the Project is provided on time and with high quality.

Required Skills and Experience

Education
  • Enrolled student of graduate school programme (second university degree or equivalent, or higher) in Management, Economics, Business Administration, Public Administration, Social Science, International Relations or related field; or
  • Enrolled student in the final academic year of a first university degree programme (minimum Bachelor’s level or equivalent) in Management, Economics, Business Administration, Public Administration, Social Science, International Relations or related field; or
  • Graduated student within one-year of graduation of any of the above.
Experience
  • Experience in the usage of computers and office software packages (MS Word, Excel, etc.);
  • Experience in handling of web-based management systems.
Language Requirements
  • Proficiency in written and spoken English required;
  • Russian/Ukrainian is an asset.
Closing date for applications 25 December 2019 before midnight [New York Time].

Traineeships – Directorate General Monetary Policy – ECB

Traineeships – Directorate General Monetary Policy – ECB

Your Role

As a trainee, you will:
  • work closely with your division’s economists and research analysts, contributing to the daily tasks of the division, as well as longer-term analytical projects;
  • help economists to enhance and refine analytical and econometric tools;
  • contribute to empirical analysis and analytical projects;
  • work with a range of different datasets (including macroeconomic and microeconomic data, financial information and intraday data), as well as maintaining, updating and further developing the data infrastructure in the euro area;
  • maintain and further develop existing quantitative tools and modelling infrastructure;
  • contribute to the updating of charts and tables for regular internal and external reports and presentations, in cooperation with other business areas across the ECB

Qualifications, experience and skills

Essential
  • a bachelor’s degree or higher in economics, finance, econometrics, mathematics, statistics, data science, social sciences or a related field;
  • knowledge of statistical and econometric software such as EViews, R, MATLAB or Stata;
  • experience with one or more of the following types of economic data: macroeconomic data, financial market data, firm-level data, accounting/supervisory bank data, other micro data or large datasets (“big data”);
  • an advanced knowledge of MS Office, particularly Excel and PowerPoint;
  • a sound understanding of the economic issues covered by at least one of the divisions listed above;
  • an advanced (C1) command of English and an intermediate (B1) command of at least one other official language of the EU, according to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (read more).
Desired
  • a master’s degree or higher in economics, finance, econometrics, mathematics, statistics, data science or a related field, or a completion date for such studies that falls in 2020;
  • substantial experience in at least one of the statistical and econometric software packages mentioned above (EViews, R, MATLAB or Stata);
  • experience with SQL, Python, Julia and/or Visual Basic for Applications (VBA) for Excel;
  • research experience;
  • experience of using market data services such as Bloomberg, DataStream and SNL.
Closing date for applications 06 January 2020 before midnight.

Internship – Social Protection Team – Unicef – Ghana

Internship – Social Protection team – Unicef – Ghana

Main Duties

A key part of the work will involve learning from the linkages in different districts and across different programmes in Ghana, to see what works and does not work in the Ghanaian context. You would, in this internship, help to set up and implement the Monitoring and Evaluation framework for the Linkages Initiative, tracking the progress across dozens of districts to gather data and evidence and helping to systematically present the findings and results in a way that it can be effectively used by decision makers. This will help strengthen future iteration of the initiative, support gradual nation-wide scale up, and help the government of Ghana and UNICEF to more efficiently and effectively address multi-dimensional poverty and vulnerability in the country.

Beyond this, the intern will be involved in other areas of the UNICEF Ghana Social Protection agenda, such as on public finance for social protection, social accountability strengthening or systematizing and promoting research and evidence.

Tasks to be completed

The intern will undertake the following activities:

  • Provide inputs to review and strengthen the M&E framework for the Linkages initiative
  • Support in data collection from the districts involved in the testing phase
  • Contribute to the report laying out the findings from the testing phase of the initiative
  • Help organize the national stakeholders workshops to discuss findings and next steps
  • Help to develop and produce advocacy and dissemination materials based on evidence and recommendations
  • Support dissemination activities as required.

Requirements

  • Proof of enrolment in an undergraduate or advanced programme
  • Reference letter from school confirming student requires internship. OR
  • Up-to date university transcript or Statement of result/certificate evidencing completion of first degree within the last two years (if applicable).
  • Expected field of study should be Social Sciences, particularly Sociology, Development Studies, Economics, Social Protection, Social Services or something similar
  • Developing country work experience is considered an asset.
  • Previous experience with conducting monitoring and evaluation, doing advocacy and organising events will be considered an asset.
  • Fluency in English is required.
  • Knowledge of another official UN language (Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian or Spanish) or a local language is an asset.
Closing date for applications 12 December 2019 before midnight.

Internship – Partnerships and Advocacy – Tokyo, Japan

Internship – Partnerships and Advocacy – Tokyo, Japan

Purpose of the assignment

The Division of Public Partnerships (PPD) works to strengthen UNICEF’s position as a partner of choice for children’s right among governments and public actors around the world. The intern will acquire direct practical experience in PPD Tokyo’s work and the United Nations system by supporting the offices’ advocacy and communication tasks to strengthen the visibility of Japan/UNICEF partnerships under general guidance of the supervisor (Partnerships and Advocacy Specialist).

Specific tasks

Under the supervision of the Partnerships and Advocacy Specialist , PPD Tokyo, the intern will:

  • Assist the Team’s efforts to enhance donor visibility and UNICEF’s advocacy messages by gathering and organising information for key counterparts and media;
  • Update and improve the Tokyo office’s web site and social media accounts as necessary;
  • Assist the team in translating UNICEF messages, press releases and other publications;
  • Provide any other technical and operational assistance as appropriate and required by the Team.
  • Duration of assignment: Between January – August 2020 (more than 2 months, up to 6 months)

Qualifications of successful candidates

  • Currently enrolled in a university or a graduate school or those who graduated from schools within two years. Professional experiences are desirable;
  • Available to work in the office at least 3-4 days per week.  During the busy period, the intern is expected to work more than 4 days per week;
  • A high level of proficiency in both written and oral languages of English and Japanese is required (For English, we expect the candidates to have scores around TOEIC 800, TOEFL (P) 570, (C)229, (I)89);
  • Interested in international development and humanitarian work,  especially in the field of child rights, child protection, education, health, nutrition, WASH and so on;
  • Good communication skills are required;
  • Good teamwork skills and ability to work independently;
  • Ability to work with MS Office Word, Excel and PowerPoint. Working knowledge on illustrator, Photoshop and HTML is an asset;
  • Experience in public relations and/or event management is an asset.
Closing date for applications 20 December 2019 before midnight.

Communications Intern – UNDP – Tashkent, Uzbekistan

Communications Intern – UNDP – Tashkent, Uzbekistan

Duties and Responsibilities

Under direct supervision of Communications Analyst, the Intern will be expected to:

  • Support the creation and uploading of content for the UNDP Uzbekistan website;
  • Support the maintenance, back-up and transfer of information to a new server;
  • Assist the Communications analyst in the organisation of key events and communication opportunities, such as major regional conferences, discussions and report launches;
  • Research and track relevant websites and social media channels as needed to feed content into the work of the communications team;
  • Assistance in maintaining Country Office Social media, especially Instagram and Twitter, and social networking
  • Analytics compiling and reporting;
  • Other tasks related to graphic design, web design, web content

Required Skills and Experience

Education
  • A degree in a relevant discipline (digital marketing, web management, graphic design, social media, communication, journalism, public relations, etc)
  • Applicants to the UNDP internship programme must at the time of application meet one of the following requirements:
    • be enrolled in a graduate school programme (second university degree or equivalent, or higher); or
    • be enrolled in the final academic year of a first university degree programme (minimum Bachelor’s level or equivalent); or
    • have graduated with a university degree (as defined above) and, if selected, must start the internship within one-year of graduation
Preferable Experience
  • Experience in website management, content creation, digital communications is preferred.
  • Experience with web-based applications, basics of HTML, as well as video and photo editing and design software is preferred.
  • Experience working with social media – especially Instagram and Twitter – and good understanding of web metrics and experience producing analytics reports is preferred
Language requirements
  • Fluency in written and spoken English, Russian and Uzbek is an asset.
Closing date for applications 13 December 2019 before midnight.

Information Management Intern – WFP – Rome

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.

Internship – Adolescent and HIV, HIV/AIDS Section – New York

Internship – Adolescent and HIV, HIV/AIDS Section – New York

Main duties and responsibilities

Under the supervision of the Senior Specialist – Adolescents and HIV, HIV Section, the intern will
  • Contribute to the Section’s knowledge management function through participation in the development of a series of analytical reports, advocacy briefs, technical briefs, and short updates on adolescent prevention;
  • Assist in the preparation of literature reviews, evidence syntheses, and other analytical work;
  • Participate in global dialogues on mounting an effective response to HIV amongst adolescent girls (in generalized epidemics) and adolescent key populations
  • Participate in HQ-based technical assistance to field offices;
  • Participate in preparation of various internal and external consultations and convenings;
  • Attend program-related events at UNICEF Headquarters
Benefits to the Intern
  • This internship will complement formal academic training and field experience, by providing further exposure to HIV in Adolescence, within the context of the Joint UN HIV Programme and its Division of Labour on Youth Prevention.
  • The internship will provide an opportunity to expand existing technical and/or scientific writing skills, gain hands-on experience organizing high-level consultations, and apply newly acquired technical and research skills to identify pertinent content for literature reviews and tool development.
  • Particularly driven candidates will have opportunities to publish in the peer-reviewed literature.
  • The internship will avail insight into the operations of UNICEF, the UN architecture, and how international cooperation achieves its objectives in the HIV sector.

Minimum Requirements

  • Letter of verification from the college or university that the intern is currently enrolled in an undergraduate school and has completed at least two years of full-time studies at a university or equivalent institution towards the completion of an undergraduate degree (if the candidate is 18 years old, this replaces the two-year bachelor’s completion requirement); or, Graduate Degree Program (i.e., Master’s, PhD).  It should also state the expected graduation date.  Recent graduates are allowed until 2 years after degree completion.
  • Copy of their most recent official transcript showing excellent academic performance
  • Copy of Identification Card (ID)
  • One letter of signed recommendation on letterhead or from professional email address

Note: Individuals are responsible for arranging any visa or immigration requirements. UNICEF is not responsible for obtaining any necessary visas.

Qualifications
  • Currently enrolled in a graduate (Master’s) or undergraduate (Bachelor’s) degree in the area of public health, medical anthropology, health communications, gender studies, social sciences or a related field, or completed at least two year of full-time studies of the undergraduate degree;
  • Excellent academic performance, as demonstrated by academic records;
  • Coursework or experience related to HIV programming is a requirement;
  • Previous work experience is an asset.
  • Fluency in English is required
  • Knowledge of another official UN language (French, Spanish, Russian, Arabic or Chinese), or a local language, is an asset.
Closing date for applications 15 December 2019 before midnight.

Internship Programme – UNFPA Headquarters

Internship Programme – UNFPA Headquarters

Objectives of the Programme

The UNFPA Internship Programme offers a small group of outstanding students the opportunity to acquire direct exposure to UNFPA operations. It is designed to complement development-oriented studies with practical experience in various aspects of UNFPA work.

Applicants should have expressed interest in the field of development; ability to adapt to new environments and work with individuals from different cultural backgrounds. Interns work under the supervision of a staff member at UNFPA. The background of the interns is matched with the needs of the organization.

Qualifying for an Internship

Candidates for the internship programme are selected on a competitive basis. The profiles of the interns are matched with the needs of the organization. The following qualifications are required for consideration:

  • Students should be enrolled in an advanced degree programme or have recently graduated;
  • Students must have written and spoken proficiency in English; fluency in French, Spanish or Arabic is an asset.

Financial Aspects

Interns do not receive a salary or any other form of remuneration from UNFPA. The costs associated with an intern’s participation in the programme must be assumed either by the nominating institution, which may provide the required financial assistance to its students, or by the students themselves, who will have to meet living expenses as well as make their own arrangements for accommodation, travel and other requirements. In addition, applicants must have medical insurance for the duration of the internship. Proof of insurance will need to be submitted before the internship begins

Closing date for applications 31 December 2019 before midnight.

Associate RSD Officer – UNHCR – Malaysia

Associate RSD Officer – UNHCR

Interested in the JPO programme for US Nationals? Chat to UNHCR Recruiters on 13 December.


Functional Statement

Accountability
  • UNHCR’s RSD procedures are implemented in accordance with relevant UNHCR standards and policies, including policies related to age, gender, and diversity mainstreaming (AGDM).
  • Persons of concern have fair and transparent access to the RSD procedures.
  • Fraud in the RSD process is identified and appropriately addressed.
Responsibility
  • Stay abreast of legal, political, security and other developments which impact on the protection environment, and in particular, on protection delivery through RSD.
  • Assist in the development of the RSD strategy of the operation and in the annual planning exercise.
  • Contribute to the development and enhancement of regional and global RSD standards and policies.
  • Assist in the supervision and oversight of RSD and RSD-related activities to promote full compliance with written Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs).
  • Review and endorse RSD decisions and provide appropriate feedback and guidance to RSD staff.
  • Conduct RSD interviews and draft RSD Assessments in accordance with applicable standards and guidelines.
  • Maintain accurate and up-to date records and data related to all work on individual cases.
  • Provide counselling to asylum seekers and refugees.
  • Assist in designing, implementing and revising operation-specific SOPs for all aspects of the RSD operation in accordance with applicable standards and policies.
  • Assist in preventing and identifying fraud in RSD through oversight, advice and guidance to UNHCR staff, partners and persons of concern.
  • Assist in monitoring RSD trends and in compiling and analysing RSD statistics related to RSD case processing to identify and respond to developments or issues impacting on the efficiency or quality of RSD decision-making, and to propose remedial measures.
  • Conduct research on country of origin information (COI) and legal issues related to RSD and assist in maintaining a local repository of relevant information, guidelines and standards accessible to RSD staff in the operation.
  • Assist in developing and maintaining processes to ensure that persons of concern, Government authorities and partners have accurate information on the RSD procedures, including UNHCR standards, policy and practice.
  • Assist in initiatives to advocate with and support Government authorities and legal partners to establish and strengthen fair and efficient RSD procedures and RSD decision-making.
  • Regularly assess training needs of UNHCR staff engaged in RSD and related activities and provide on-going training and coaching on legal and procedural RSD issues.
  • Support the development and implementation of RSD training initiatives for Government authorities and legal partners.
Authority
  • Approve decisions to accelerate RSD processing for cases meeting established criteria.
  • Enforce compliance by UNHCR staff engaged in RSD and related activities with UNHCR standards, policies and operation-specific SOPs for all aspects of the RSD operation.
  • Decide and endorse RSD decisions.

Essential Minimum Qualifications and Professional Experience Required

Education/Qualifications
  • Graduate degree (equivalent of a Master’s) in Law, International Law, International Relations, Political Sciences or related field. Undergraduate degree (equivalent of a BA/BS) or Doctorate degree (equivalent of a PhD) may also be accepted. The degree must have been obtained in an accredited institution listed under www.whed.net.
Work Experience
  • With a Master’s degree, minimum 2 years of professional work experience relevant to the function (3 with a BA and 1 with a PhD), preferably in the area of refugee protection, human rights or international humanitarian law.
  • Minimum 1 year of experience working directly with procedures and principles related to RSD.
Skills
  • Knowledge of International Refugee Law and Human Rights Law and ability to apply the relevant legal principles.
  • Strong research and analytical skills.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Excellent analytical and legal drafting skills;
  • Computer literacy;
Language Knowledge

Essential:

  • English,

Desirable:

  • another UN language
Desirable Qualifications & Competencies
  • Experience as a decision-maker in UNHCR or Government RSD procedures.
  • Experience in counselling asylum seekers or refugees.
  • Experience in working with vulnerable or traumatized individuals.
  • Experience in supervising and in providing training or coaching, guidance or advice to staff.

To locate this job offer on UNHCR’s website please insert this code in their search bar – 18729

Closing date for applications 23 December 2019 before midnight [Geneva Time].

Associate Resettlement Officer – UNHCR – Kenya

Associate Resettlement Officer – UNHCR

Interested in the JPO programme for US Nationals? Chat to UNHCR Recruiters on 13 December.

Functional Statement

Accountability
  • Resettlement delivery in the country is needs-based, non-discriminatory and prioritized for refugees most in need of this solution.
  • UNHCR’s resettlement policies and standards are correctly and coherently applied.
  • Persons of concern are made aware of UNHCR’s resettlement procedures and have fair and transparent access to and participation in the resettlement process.
  • Fraud in the resettlement process is promptly identified and addressed.
  • Resettlement targets are met.
Responsibility
  • Interview vulnerable refugees identified by internal and external partners, undertake necessary action to finalise the resettlement assessment.
  • Review resettlement referrals by internal and external actors and resettlement assessments by Resettlement Assistants;
  • Complete Resettlement Referral Forms (RRFs) to meet agreed targets in Nairobi; review RRFs from other caseworkers as required;
  • Conduct resettlement related counselling for refugees and participate in outreach activities in coordination with colleagues from other protection units;
  • Liaise with other functional units within UNHCR and partner agencies to ensure necessary action is taken / assessments made to finalise documentation on resettlement submissions;
  • Draft BIAs for resettlement processing:
  • Conduct support missions to the camps in Dadaab and Kakuma, in order to assist the colleagues in the field to meet their respective targets. Conduct resettlement interviews, counselling, prepare RRFs and perform any other task as requested by the Heads of Units.
  • Stay abreast of political, legal, social and economic developments that have an impact on the protection environment.
  • Assist in implementing Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for promoting the resettlement of persons of concern as protection tool and durable solution in the context of comprehensive solution strategies.
  • Assist in the development of country resettlement strategy and annual resettlement planning exercise.
  • Assist in promoting and monitoring the implementation of UNHCR’s global resettlement policies, procedures and guidelines.
  • Maintain regular contact and close cooperation with resettlement countries and partners to ensure effective resettlement delivery and adherence to adequate protection and resettlement standards.
  • Participate, where appropriate, in country-level discussions with resettlement countries and partners.
  • Assist in managing a process to ensure that persons of concern and partners receive up-to-date and accurate information on UNHCR’s resettlement policies and procedures.
  • Assist in the submission of up-to-date and accurate statistics, resettlement reports and needs assessments are submitted to management as required.
  • Identify and recommend relevant training activities of UNHCR staff and implementing partners.
  • Contribute to a communications strategy that generates support for UNHCR’s operations from external partners.
Authority
  • Decide and prioritize resettlement interviews of persons of concern.
  • Represent UNHCR’s resettlement positions.
  • Enforce compliance with, and integrity of, resettlement standard operating procedures.

Essential Minimum Qualifications and Professional Experience Required

Education/Qualifications
  • Graduate degree (equivalent of a Master’s) in Law, International Law, International Relations, Political Sciences or related field. Undergraduate degree (equivalent of a BA/BS) or Doctorate degree (equivalent of a PhD) may also be accepted. The degree must have been obtained in an accredited institution listed under www.whed.net.
Work Experience
  • With a Master’s degree, minimum 2 years of professional work experience relevant to the function (3 with a BA and 1 with a PhD).
Skills
  • Coaching and stake-holders management; very good drafting skills.
Language Knowledge
  • Please indicate languages required (Official UN Languages: English, French, Spanish, Chinese, Russian, Arabic)

Essential:

  • English

Desirable:

  • Working knowledge of another UN language.
Desirable Qualifications & Competencies
  • Experience with immigration laws and representation of asylum-seekers.
  • Knowledge of UNHCR protection standards and RSD.

To locate this job offer on UNHCR’s website please insert this code in their search bar – 18728

Closing date for applications 23 December 2019 before midnight [Geneva Time].

Associate Protection Officer – UNHCR – Jordan

Associate Protection Officer – UNHCR

Interested in the JPO programme for US Nationals? Chat to UNHCR Recruiters on 13 December.


Functional Statement

Accountability
  • The protection of populations of concern is met through the application of International and National Law, relevant UN/UNHCR protection standards and IASC principles.
  • The protection strategy incorporates a thorough age, gender and diversity (AGD) analysis and reflects the Organization’s global, regional and country level priorities.
  • The Participation of persons of concern is assured through continuous assessment and evaluation using participatory, rights and community based approaches.
  • Protection incidents are immediately identified and addressed.
Responsibility
  • Stay abreast of political, social, economic and cultural developments that have an impact on the protection environment.
  • Promote International and National Law and applicable UN/UNHCR and IASC policy, standards and codes of conduct.
  • Foster their consistent and coherent interpretation and application through mainstreaming in all sectors and /or in clusters in applicable operations.
  • Assist in providing comments on existing and draft legislation related to persons of concern.
  • Provide legal advice and guidance on protection issues to persons of concern; liaise with competent authorities to ensure the issuance of personal and other relevant documentation.
  • Conduct eligibility and status determination for persons of concern in compliance with UNHCR procedural standards and international protection principles.
  • Promote and contribute to measures to identify, prevent and reduce statelessness.
  • Contribute to a country-level child protection plan as part of the protection strategy to ensure programmes use a child protection systems approach.
  • Contribute to a country-level education plan.
  • Implement and oversee Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for all protection/solutions activities.
  • Oversee and manage individual protection cases including those on SGBV and child protection. Monitor, and intervene in cases of refoulement, expulsion and other protection incidents through working relations with governments and other partners.
  • Recommend durable solutions for the largest possible number of persons of concern through voluntary repatriation, local integration and where appropriate, resettlement.
  • Assess resettlement needs and apply priorities for the resettlement of individuals and groups of refugees and other persons of concern.
  • Contribute to the design, implementation and evaluation of protection related AGD based programming with implementing and operational partners.
  • Contribute to and facilitate a programme of results-based advocacy through a consultative process with sectorial and/or cluster partners.
  • Facilitate effective information management through the provision of disaggregated data on populations of concern and their problems.
  • Contribute to capacity-building initiatives for communities and individuals to assert their rights.
  • Participate in initiatives to capacitate national authorities, relevant institutions and NGOs to strengthen national protection related legislation and procedures.
Authority
  • Intervene with authorities on protection issues.
  • Negotiate locally on behalf of UNHCR.
  • Decide priorities for reception, interviewing and counselling for groups or individuals.
  • Enforce compliance of staff and implementing partners with global protection policies and standards of professional integrity in the delivery of protection services.
  • Enforce compliance with, and integrity of all protection standard operating procedures.

Essential Minimum Qualifications and Professional Experience Required

Education/Qualifications
  • Graduate degree (equivalent of a Master’s) in Law, International Law, International Relations, Political Sciences or related field. Undergraduate degree (equivalent of a BA/BS) or Doctorate degree (equivalent of a PhD) may also be accepted. The degree must have been obtained in an accredited institution listed under www.whed.net.
Work Experience
  • Minimum 2 years of relevant experience with graduate degree (equivalent of a Master’s), 3 years with undergraduate degree (equivalent of a BA/BS) and 1 year with a PhD.
Skills
  • Knowledge of internationl legal framework governing refugees and returnees; excellent research and writing skills; data presentation; willingness to work throughout Jordan; capacity to adapt to changing requirements and to work both independantly and in a team; individual interviews and case management; working with multiple stakeholders (governments, international organizations, civil society).
Language Knowledge

Essential:

  • English,

Desirable:

  • Arabic and/or any other UN language.
  • Derirable Qualifications & Competencies
  • Knowledge of UN policies and procedures
Field experience
  • Commitment to help refugees, IDPs, asylum seekers and stateless persons, and willingness to cooperate with counterparts.
  • Good analytical skills
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills in a multi-cultural setting
  • Experience of working with displaced persons

To locate this job offer on UNHCR’s website please insert this code in their search bar – 18726

Closing date for applications 23 December 2019 before midnight [Geneva Time].

Associate Resettlement Officer – UNHCR – El Salvador

Associate Resettlement Officer – UNHCR

Interested in the JPO programme for US Nationals? Chat to UNHCR Recruiters on 13 December.

Functional Statement

Accountability
  • Cases are referred for resettlement in accordance with existing SOPs;
  • Participation at office meetings to discuss cases identified for possible resettlement con-sideration;
  • Resettlement events in ProGres database are properly updated and cases are tracked;
  • Resettlement country missions and refugee departures from (country) are facilitated;
  • Resettlement counseling is provided to refugees;
Responsibility
  • Conduct casework by interviewing identified refugees for resettlement. Assess the reset-tlement needs and   complete RRF (Resettlement Registration Forms) and refer cases for review to the Resettlement Officer;
  • Research country of origin information to support and strengthen resettlement cases;
  • Support and assist in the preparation of and facilitation of resettlement country missions;
  • Assist Resettlement Officer with the organizing of training workshops and seminars on resettlement related issues for UNHCR staff;
  • Regularly liaise with Protection, Community Services and other relevant Units to individu-al case processing within the Office;
  • Regularly update ProGres database with resettlement events and maintain own statistical data for reporting purposes;
  • Participate at the Resettlement Unit, Protection Section and Office meetings when re-quested;
  • Undertake support resettlement missions to the field when required.
Authority
  • The development of capacity through coaching, mentoring and formal on-the-job training, when working with (including supervising) national staff or (non-) governmental counter-parts, including Implementing Partners (IPs);
  • Age, Gender and Diversity (AGD) perspective is systematically applied, integrated and documented in all activities throughout the assignment;
  • Manage in a fair manner refugees’ resettlement expectations through information sharing, outreach and counselling;

Essential Minimum Qualifications and Professional Experience Required

Education/Qualifications
  • Graduate degree (equivalent of a Master’s) in Law, International Law, International Relations, Political/Social Sciences or related field. Undergraduate degree (equivalent of a BA/BS) or Doctorate degree (equivalent of a PhD) may also be accepted. The degree must have been obtained in an accredited institution listed under www.whed.net.
Work Experience
  • Minimum 2 years of relevant experience with graduate degree (equivalent of a Master’s), 3 years with undergraduate degree (equivalent of a BA/BS) and 1 year with a PhD, preferably with refugees and/or other displaced people and especially in conducting RSD (Refugee Status Determination) and resettlement interviews
Skills
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills in a multi-cultural setting;
  • Ability to complete tasks within a set time frame;
  • Good analytical skills;
  • Ability to work effectively and with minimum supervision.
  • General computer literacy (word, email, internet) and good knowledge of the basic data-management programs; Excel, Access, ProGres (asset).
Language Knowledge

Essential:

  • English, Spanish

Desirable:

  • Any other UN language.
Desirable Qualifications & Competencies
  • Knowledge of UN policies and procedures;
  • Field experience;
  • Flexibility and ability to provide support and oversight to numerous projects at once and willingness to undertake some related administrative tasks;

To locate this job offer on UNHCR’s website please insert this code in their search bar – 18730

Closing date for applications 23 December 2019 before midnight [Geneva Time].

Associate Protection Officer – UNHCR – Burundi

Associate Protection Officer – UNHCR

Interested in the JPO programme for US Nationals? Chat to UNHCR Recruiters on 13 December.


Functional Statement

Accountability
  • UNHCR RSD procedures are implemented in accordance with norms and practices of UNHCR, including policies relating to age, gender and diversity (AGDM). Individual cases are identified and processed within the timeframe according to SOPs.
  • Child protection activities are reinforced through the implementation of the current strategy.
  • The database is regularly updated to ensure its efficient use.
  • Periodic protection analysis reports.
  • Regular feedback on protection reports mainly from the Senior Child Protection Assistants.
Responsibility
  • Improve the quality of Refugee Status Determination through capacity-building of ONPRA staff on derivative status, case review and participation to the Joint Commissions (UNHCR-ONPRA);
  • Contribute to the identification and follow-up of protection concerns for Burundian returnees. Participate to the elaboration, implementation and follow-up of a reintegration strategy of Burundian refugees into Burundi;
  • Supervise the preparation of BIAs and BIDs, review them and participate in child protection panels;
  • Conduct fraud investigation and participate in anti-fraud panels;
  • Participate in other protection related meetings;
  • Receive and process requests for inter-camp transfers;
  • Contribute to the implementation of SOPs for continuous registration by processing requests for bio data changes and changes of status (hold, inactivation, reactivation, closure of cases);
Authority
  • Decision-making on biodata changes requests in the database to ensure continuous and accurate registration of beneficiaries
  • Identification of strategies and policies relating to the continuous registration of refugees and accountability of the process;
  • Participation in decision-making process during protection-related meetings (anti-fraud panels, etc).
  • Contribution to the definition of strategies relating to the protection section.
  • Although decision-making activities will be somewhat limited, the incumbent will be encouraged to take the initiative within the broad objectives of the terms of reference.

Essential Minimum Qualifications and Professional Experience Required

Education/Qualifications
  • Graduate degree (equivalent of a Master’s) in Law, International Law, International Relations, Political Sciences or related field. Undergraduate degree (equivalent of a BA/BS) or Doctorate degree (equivalent of a PhD) may also be accepted. The degree must have been obtained in an accredited institution listed under www.whed.net
  • Work Experience
  • With a Master’s degree, minimum 2 years of professionnal work experience relevant to the function (3 with a BA and 1 with a PhD) Eexperience preferably in the area of refugee protection, human rights or international humanitarian law.
Skills
  • Knowledge of international refugee law, international humanitarian law in general, human rights law and ability to apply relevant legal principles as well as identify potential gaps.
  • Basic knowledge in RSD, individual case management and child protection issues.
  • Knowledge of international legal framework governing refugees and returnees,  excellent research and writing skills, willingness to work throughout Burundi, capacity to adapt to changing requirements and to work both independently and in a team.
Language Knowledge
  • Please indicate languages required (Official UN Languages: English, French, Spanish, Chinese, Russian, Arabic)

Essential:

  • English, French

Desirable:

  • Any other UN language.Desirable Qualifications & Competencies
  • Knowledge of UN policies, procedures
  • Field experience.
  • Individual interviews and case management; fraud investigation.

To locate this job offer on UNHCR’s website please insert this code in their search bar – 18724

Closing date for applications 23 December 2019 before midnight [Geneva Time].

Associate Protection Officer – UNHCR – Bosnia and Herzegovina

Associate Protection Officer – UNHCR

Interested in the JPO programme for US Nationals? Chat to UNHCR Recruiters on 13 December.

Functional Statement

Accountability
  • The protection of populations of concern is met through the application of International and National Law, relevant UN/UNHCR protection standards and IASC principles.
  • The protection strategy incorporates a thorough age, gender and diversity (AGD) analysis and reflects the Organization’s global, regional and country level priorities.
  • The participation of persons of concern with a special focus on the most vulnerable beneficiaries is assured through continuous assessment and evaluation using participatory, rights and community-based approaches.
  • Protection incidents are immediately identified and addressed.
Responsibility
  • Stay abreast of political, social, economic and cultural developments that have an impact on the protection environment.
  • Promote International and National Law and applicable UN/UNHCR and IASC policy, standards and codes of conduct.
  • Foster their consistent and coherent interpretation and application through mainstreaming in all sectors and /or in clusters in applicable operations.
  • Assist in providing comments on existing and draft legislation related to persons of concern.
  • Provide legal advice and guidance on protection issues to persons of concern; liaise with competent authorities to ensure the issuance of personal and other relevant documentation.
  • Conduct eligibility and status determination for persons of concern in compliance with UNHCR procedural standards and international protection principles.
  • Promote and contribute to measures to identify, prevent and reduce statelessness.
  • Contribute to a country-level child protection plan as part of the protection strategy to ensure programmes use a child protection systems approach.
  • Contribute to a country-level education plan.
  • Implement and oversee Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for all protection/solutions activities.
  • Oversee and manage individual protection cases including those on SGBV and child protection. Monitor, and intervene in cases of refoulement, expulsion and other protection incidents through working relations with governments and other partners.
  • Recommend durable solutions for the largest possible number of persons of concern.
  • Contribute to the design, implementation and evaluation of protection related AGD based programming with implementing and operational partners.
  • Contribute to and facilitate a programme of results-based advocacy through a consultative process with sectorial and/or cluster partners.
  • Facilitate effective information management through the provision of disaggregated data on populations of concern and their problems.
  • Contribute to capacity-building initiatives for communities and individuals to assert their rights.
  • Participate in initiatives to capacitate national authorities, relevant institutions and NGOs to strengthen national protection related legislation and procedures.
  • Undertake other tasks as required.
Authority
  • Intervene with authorities on protection issues.
  • Negotiate locally on behalf of UNHCR.
  • Decide priorities for reception, interviewing and counselling for groups or individuals.
  • Enforce compliance of staff and implementing partners with global protection policies and standards of professional integrity in the delivery of protection services.
  • Enforce compliance with, and integrity of, all protection standard operating procedures

Essential Minimum Qualifications and Professional Experience Required

Education/Qualifications
  • Graduate degree (equivalent of a Master’s) in Law, International Law, International Relations, Political Sciences or related field. Undergraduate degree (equivalent of a BA/BS) or Doctorate degree (equivalent of a PhD) may also be accepted. The degree must have been obtained in an accredited institution listed under www.whed.net
Work Experience
  • With a Master’s degree, minimum 2 years of professional work experience relevant to the function (3 with a BA and 1 with a PhD)
Skills
  • Strong drafting skills, both for legal analysis and general report writing. Ability to strive in a diverse environment.
Language Knowledge

Essential:

  • English,

Desirable:

  • Another UN language; local languages in BiH (B/C/S)
Desirable Qualifications & Competencies
  • Diverse field experience;
  • Good IT skills including database management skills;
  • Experience working with asylum seekers or refugees

To locate this job offer on UNHCR’s website please insert this code in their search bar – 18720

Closing date for applications 23 December 2019 before midnight [Geneva Time].

Internships Programme – WHO – Multiple locations

Internships Programme – WHO – Multiple Locations

Terms of reference

Under the supervision of a technical expert in the respective area, interns are assigned a project based on agreed terms of references and in line with their skills set. These terms of references typically include some or all of the following responsibilities:

  • review literature and conduct literature surveys
  • undertake web research and data collection on specific subject area
  • organize data and documents
  • participate in the development of tools and guidelines
  • assist in drafting, formatting and editing policy briefs, tool kits, guides/manuals, hand-outs, brochures and reports
  • assist in organizing workshops, meetings, conferences, events
  • participate in on-going departmental projects
Learning objectives
  • Understand the objectives of the programme/area of work
  • Communicate clearly about the programme/area of work
  • Understand the difference of work between headquarters, regional offices and country offices
  • Know how to conduct and review literature surveys
  • Know how to assemble data and prepare an comprehensive analysis
  • Prepare background documents for meetings
  • Develop the outline of a document

Required Qualifications

Education

Have completed three years of full-time studies (bachelor’s level or equivalent) at a university or equivalent institution prior to commencing the assignment; AND be enrolled in a course of study at a university or equivalent institution leading to a formal qualification (applicants who have already graduated may also qualify for consideration provided that they apply the internship within six months after completion of their formal qualification).

Experience
  • Experience in research and/or in drafting reports
  • Experience in the subject area through academic work or research
  • Field and/or developing country experience
  • Experience with data analysis, statistical packages and interest in the design of graphical display and analysis of health information in an international comparative perspective, such as for health system performance assessment
  • More specific experience such as specialized computer programmes
Languages

Essential :

  • Expert knowledge of English.

Desirable :

  • Intermediate knowledge of French. Intermediate knowledge of Other UN language.
Closing date for applications 30 December 2019 before midnight.

Intern – Migration Policy Research – Geneva, Switzerland

Intern – Migration Policy Research – Geneva, Switzerland

Core Functions / Responsibilities:

  • Assist with desk-based research tasks and communications/dissemination activities to support the preparation of research papers and reports for publication on a range of migration topics, including for the World Migration Report and the Migration Research Series.
  • Assist with the preparation of regular contributions for the research section of IOM’s website, IOM’s intranet and the Division’s internal newsletters.
  • Assist in the development of research project documentation, such as concept notes, project proposals, donor agreements and project reporting.
  • Assist with the preparation and conduct of the migration expert speaker series in HQ.
  • Respond to internal and external research queries as required.
  • Perform such other duties as may be assigned.
Training Components and Learning Elements

The successful candidate will improve his/her knowledge of migration, research and writing skills in the specific context of an intergovernmental organization. He/she will be able to learn from both internal and external experts on migration at diverse occasions, including through the Division’s Migration Research seminar series, and to enhance his/her written and oral communication skills with diverse stakeholders.

Required Qualifications and Experience:

Education
  • Master’s degree in a field of study related to migration or other relevant social sciences courses (e.g. humanitarian affairs, development studies, political science, international relations or a related field) from an accredited academic institution with relevant professional experience.
Experience
  • Background in migration or strong understanding of migration issues;
  • Good experience in research and writing, including a record of publishing on aspects of migration;
  • Practical experience in how to multi-task, prioritize and work independently.
Languages
  • For this position, fluency in English is required (oral and written). Working knowledge of French, Spanish or other language is an advantage.
Closing date for applications 05 November 2019 before midnight.