Job Alert

Graduate Interns at UN Women Ongoing Recruitment 2019

Stop Waiting For Jamb And Get Admission Into 200Level in any University in Nigeria to study any course of your choice. Click here to get details about this and take advantage of this opportunity!!

UN Women is recruiting presently do continue reading for more information.The creation of UN Women came about as part of the UN reform agenda, bringing together resources and mandates for greater impact. It merges and builds on the important work of four previously distinct parts of the UN system (DAW, OSAGI, INSTRAW and UNIFEM), which focused exclusively on gender equality and women’s empowerment.

See also: Graduate Trainee Recruitment at Heritage Bank 2019

Innovative programmes and in-depth expertise make UN Women a one-stop global centre for advancing gender equality. Join more than 2,000 people, representing more than 150 different nationalities, working on challenging, global and highly rewarding initiatives. UN Women works with governments and civil society to design and implement laws, policies, programmes and services to enable women and girls to claim their rights and expand their opportunities.

Recommended: Jobs and Vacancies at Trinity University 2019

Graduate Interns at UN Women Ongoing Recruitment 2019

Job Type: Full Time

Qualification: BA/BSc/HND

Location: Abuja

Job Field: Graduate Jobs   Internships / Volunteering   NGO/Non-Profit

Type of Contract: Internship

Post Level:  Intern

Languages Required: English

Duration of Initial Contract: Initial duration of 3 months

Expected Duration of Assignment: 6 months

Read also: Senior Production Operator at Total Nigeria Plc

Duties and Responsibilities

  • UN Women’s office in Nigeria works to advance implementation of the Agency’s normative, operational and coordination mandate, in close partnership with the Government of Nigeria, the United Nations Country Team and civil society organizations. The UN Women Nigeria Country Office prioritizes women’s economic empowerment as one of its core programmatic areas of focus. UN women’s efforts to enhance women’s economic empowerment in the recent past has include support to women entrepreneurs in ICT, facilitating women’s financial inclusion through partnership with Mastercard, and supporting women IDPs in conflict-affected areas in the North-East of Nigeria to re-engage in agricultural activities.
  • UN Women has initiated a dynamic women’s economic empowerment programme, addressed to two key areas of intervention: empowerment of women in the agricultural sector and promoting access by women-owned businesses to affirmative procurement opportunities. Both initiatives are in furtherance of the Government of Nigeria’s Economic Recovery and Growth Plan and will be implemented in partnership with other UN agencies, women’s agricultural cooperatives and business networks.
  • Within an aim to support the implementation and expansion of UN Women’s work in this sector the Nigeria Country Office is  seeking to engage an innovative, outstanding and committed intern, working under the supervision of the Programme Manager-Women’s Economic Empowerment. The intern will assist in interventions related to promoting gender-sensitive procurement and women entrepreneurs’ access to public procurement; as well as implementation of the flagship programme on Women’s Economic Empowerment through agribusiness, in collaboration with other UN Partners.
  • UN Women, grounded in the vision of equality enshrined in the Charter of the United Nations, works for the elimination of discrimination against women and girls; the empowerment of women; and the achievement of equality between women and men as partners and beneficiaries of development, human rights, humanitarian action and peace and security.

Recommended: Nationwide Recruitment In An Oil and Gas Company

  • Duties and Responsibilities
  • Provide support for the review of institutions providing trainings on procurement, as well as procurement training packages available to Government procurement officers.
  • Assist in the conduct of advocacy dialogue and outreach interventions to expand partnerships for UN Women’s programme interventions on the area of women’s economic empowerment.
  • Assist in writing meeting minutes, mission and training reports.
  • Facilitate the documentation of human-interest stories and best practices.
  • Participate in inter-agency and partnership coordination meetings.
  • Monitor the implementation of Women’s Economic Empowerment projects.
  • Assist in the organization of a multi-stakeholder dialogues and policy discussions on women’s economic empowerment.
  • Support  research and data gathering  and assist in the preparation of briefing notes on women’s economic empowerment.

Recommended: Nationwide Recruitment In An Oil and Gas Company

  • Learning Objective

    • Develop an understanding of UN Women’s work and the UN system.

Competencies
Core Values and Guiding Principles:

Integrity:

  • Demonstrate consistency in upholding and promoting the values of UN Women in actions and decisions, in line with the UN Code of Conduct.

Professionalism:

  • Demonstrate professional competence and expert knowledge of the pertinent substantive areas of work.

Cultural sensitivity and valuing diversity:

  • Demonstrate an appreciation of the multicultural nature of the organization and the diversity of its staff;
  • Demonstrate an international outlook, appreciating difference in values and learning from cultural diversity.

Core Competencies:

  • Demonstrate corporate knowledge and sound judgment.
  • Development and Innovation
  • Ethics and Values
  • Demonstrate and safeguard ethics and integrity
  • Take charge of self-development and take initiative.
  • Organizational Awareness

Work in teams:

  • Communicating and Information Sharing
  • Appropriate and Transparent Decision Making
  • Encourage learning and sharing of knowledge
  • Demonstrate informed and transparent decision making
  • Surface conflicts and address them proactively acknowledging different feelings and views and directing energy towards a mutually acceptable solution.

Functional Competencies:

  • Work and drive progress both in teams and independently;
  • Have an analytical and methodological mindset;
  • Understand the nature of development programme work and what development results are;
  • Knowledge of results-based management;
  • Be a self-starter and work in a structured and organized way;
  • Advanced user in basic computer programmes (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher etc)

Required Skills and Experience
Education:

  • Be enrolled in a graduate-school programme (second university degree or equivalent, or higher);
  • Have graduated with a university degree and, if selected, must commence the internship within a one-year period of graduation.
  • The intern must have completed university studies (minimum of Bachelor’s level or equivalent) or be enrolled in the final academic year of a first university degree programme in Economics, Development Finance studies, Gender studies, International Development, Procurement, Public Policy or related study areas’

See also: Be Your Own Boss – Become a Driver – Uber Partner Driver

Language:

  • Interns are not financially remunerated by UN Women
  • Excellent communication skills (written and oral) in English are required;
  • Working knowledge of another UN language is a distinct advantage

Eligibility
Applicants to the  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);
  • Be enrolled in the final academic year of a first university degree programme (minimum Bachelor’s level or equivalent);
  • Have graduated with a university degree (as defined in (a) and (b) above) and, if selected, must start the internship within one-year of graduation.

Eligibility
Applicants to the  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);
  • Be enrolled in the final academic year of a first university degree programme (minimum Bachelor’s level or equivalent);
  • Have graduated with a university degree (as defined in (a) and (b) above) and, if selected, must start the internship within one-year of graduation.

For more available jobs click here

United Nations Considerations:

  • Candidates will be required to meet the requirements of Article 101, paragraph 3, of the Charter as well as the requirements of the position.
  • The United Nations is committed to the highest standards of efficiency, competence and integrity for all its human resources, including but not limited to respect for international human rights and humanitarian law.
  • The United Nations shall place no restrictions on the eligibility of men and women to participate in any capacity and under conditions of equality in its principal and subsidiary organs. (Charter of the United Nations – Chapter 3, article 8).
  • Candidates may be subject to screening against these standards, including but not limited to whether they have committed, or are alleged to have committed criminal offences and/or violations of international human rights law and international humanitarian law.

Remuneration
Interns are not financially remunerated by UN Women. 

Method of Application

Use the link(s) below to apply on company website.

Application Information

  • UN Women will only be able to respond to those applications in which there is further interest.
  • Selected applicants must provide the internship application, two letters of recommendation, proof of health insurance and school enrollment, passport, and visa (if applicable)

Note

  • 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 check.
  • No Fee – The United Nations does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process (application, interview meeting, processing, or training). The United Nations does not concern itself with information on applicant’s bank accounts.
  • The UN 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. Only applicants that are shortlisted will be contacted.

1 Comment

1 Comment

  1. Pingback: Captain at Bristow Group - Real Mina Blog

Leave a Reply

Most Popular

To Top