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UN DOS - Department of Operational Support

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Application deadline 25 days ago: Tuesday 30 Apr 2024 at 03:59 UTC

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Work Location

United Nations Headquarters

Expected duration

3 to 6 months

Duties and Responsibilities

This position is located in the Office of the Director in the UN Division of Healthcare Management and Occupational Safety and Health (DHMOSH), Office of Support Operations (OSO), Department of Operational Support (DOS). The Department of Operational Support (DOS) was established to provide end-to-end operational support, advisory services and other solutions to operating entities across the Secretariat, including departments, offices away from headquarters, peace operations, and regional commissions. The Division of Healthcare Management and Occupational Safety and Health (DHMOSH) provides services to Secretariat entities as well as to New York-based Agencies, Funds, and Programmes (AFP). The services include medical entitlement administration, occupational safety and health, medical workforce management, clinical governance, UN System Medical Emergency Response Strategy, patient safety and public health. In addition, the Secretariat's counselling services are located within DHMOSH. Under the overall supervision of the Medical Director, the incumbent may have responsibilities which include, but are not limited to: • Assist in the development of health-related projects for the Division of Healthcare Management and Occupational Safety and Health (DHMOSH). • Develop Power BI reports and other data visualization reports of health-related data. • Assist in preparing official documents; whilst ensuring grammar, content and formatting are accurate. • Conduct research, including document, medical and psychosocial policies, and Internet searches. • Assist with reporting, drafting, and editing of content for print, web and multimedia. • Assist in organizing special events and meetings. • Perform any other duties as requested by the supervisor.

Qualifications/special skills

We are looking for applicants who will demonstrate their intention to study further or work in a field relevant to the work of DHMOSH. Applicants must meet one of the following requirements: a) Be enrolled in a graduate school program (second university degree or equivalent or higher); b) Be enrolled in the final academic year of a first university degree programme (Bachelor's level or equivalent); or c) Have graduated with a university degree (secondary or first level); d) Have a demonstrated keen interest in the work of the United Nations and have a personal commitment to the ideals of the Charter; and e) Have a demonstrated ability to successfully interact with individuals of different cultural backgrounds and beliefs, which include willingness to try and understand and be tolerant of differing opinions and views. f) Risk/Crisis management and/or Emergency Care background is desirable. Proficiency with Microsoft Office (Power BI, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook) is required. An orientation in statistical data analytics is desirable. Public Health or Data Management background is desirable. No working experience is required to apply for the United Nations Internship Programme. Your training, education, advance course work or skills should benefit the United Nations during your internship.


Visa and Work Authorization Mandatory Requirements: For internships in the United States of America, interns who are not United States citizens, permanent residents or on another non-immigrant (such as F1 visa) status, will be required to obtain a G4 visa. Interns will be responsible for ensuring that they have a valid visa, and if required, employment authorization (CPT/OPT), allowing them to undertake the internship. Terms of the internship programme: -The minimum duration of this internship is three months which can be extended up to a total period of six months. -Interns are expected to work on a full-time or part-time basis in the entity that has selected them, under the supervision of a staff member at an appropriate level. The working hours will be discussed with your supervisor at the time of the interview. Internships may be undertaken on the basis of flexible working arrangements if: -The receiving entity agrees in writing to accept an intern on the basis of flexible working arrangements. -Interns agree that they are required to work the equivalent of a minimum of at least two months on a full-time basis or four months on a part-time basis in order to receive recognition of service as an intern. An internship under such arrangements must be completed within a six month period. -A record of attendance shall be maintained by the receiving entity in order to ensure that the intern meets this requirement. -Interns serving in one entity do not have a right to transfer to another entity. -Full provisions related to the conditions and terms of the United Nations Internship Programme can be accessed on the following link: . Potential candidates will be contacted by the Hiring Manager directly for further consideration. A completed online application (Cover Note and Candidate Profile) is required. Incomplete applications will not be reviewed. The Cover Note must include: -Title of degree you are currently pursuing -Graduation date from your current program -List of IT skills and programmes you are proficient in -List your top three areas of interest/department preferences -Explain why you are the best candidate -Explain your interest in the UN Internship Programme in your Candidate Profile, be sure to include all past work experiences (if any), skills, and three references. Due to a high volume of applications received, only successful candidates will be contacted. ST/AI/2020/1

Additional Information

Not available.

Intern Specific text

Interns are not financially remunerated by the United Nations. Costs and arrangements for travel, visas, accommodation and living expenses are the responsibility of interns or their sponsoring institutions. Interns who are not citizens or permanent residents of the country where the internship is undertaken, may be required to obtain the appropriate visa and work/employment authorization. Successful candidates should discuss their specific visa requirements before accepting the internship offer.

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