|Advertised on behalf of :|
|Location :||Nairobi, KENYA|
|Application Deadline :||21-Feb-17 (Midnight New York, USA)|
|Time left :||6d 0h 13m|
|Additional Category :||Management|
|Type of Contract :||Internship|
|Post Level :||Intern|
|Languages Required :||English|
|Starting Date :
(date when the selected candidate is expected to start)
|Duration of Initial Contract :||Three Months|
|Expected Duration of Assignment :||Six Months|
|The UNV Strategic Framework 2014-2017 advocates for the effective enhancement of the capacity of UNV Field Units based at the country level with high quality programme advisory support through a regional office. The Strategic Framework informs the Global Programmes in the following focus areas: a) Access to Basic Services, b) Community resilience for environment and disaster risk reduction, c) Peacebuilding, d) Youth and e) National capacity building through volunteer infrastructure.
Within the context of the UNV Strategic Framework and through the Global Programmes, the UNV Regional Offices are to provide high quality programmatic support and establish strategic partnerships at the regional level to promote volunteerism for peace and development in their respective regions. Currently, the team consists of a Regional Programme Manager, five International UN Volunteers Specialists with thematic profiles based on the five Global Programmes: Securing Access to Basic Social Services, Community Resilience for Environment and Disaster Risk Reduction, Peace Building, Youth and National Capacity Development through Volunteer Schemes, and one Fully-Funded International UN Volunteer – Report and Conference Coordination Specialist. The team is supported by a Programme Associate.
The UNV Regional Office in Nairobi ensures strategic, focused and high-quality programmatic UNV partnerships to respond to country (25 UNV field units in East and Southern Africa) and regional programming needs in the five aforementioned areas of global programmes.
Map UNDAFs and recommend priority UNDAFs to engage each year using critical entry points in the UNDAF timeline.
Duties and Responsibilities
|Under the supervision of the Programme Associate and support from the HQ UNV Communications Unit in Bonn, the intern shall work with the UNV Regional Office team to perform, inter alia, the following tasks: –
Participate in meetings and perform other communications/advocacy support tasks as required.
Development and Operational Effectiveness;
Required Skills and Experience
Conditions of the Internship:
The application should contain:
Candidates selected for interview must submit the following documents prior to the interview:
A written test might be conducted as part of the interview process.
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.