Programme Management Intern for IOC/WESTPAC

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**OVERVIEW** ------------ Grade : N/A Parent Sector : Field Office Duty Station: Bangkok Classification of duty station: \[\[filter12\]\] Standard Duration of Assignement: \[\[filter13\]\] Job Family: Programme Coordination Type of contract : Non Staff Duration of contract : From 1 to 6 months Recruitment open to : External candidates Application Deadline (Midnight Paris Time) : 31-AUG-2022 UNESCO Core Values: Commitment to the Organization, Integrity, Respect for Diversity, Professionalism **OVERVIEW OF THE FUNCTIONS OF THE POST** ----------------------------------------- The [Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of UNESCO (IOC/UNESCO)]( is the United Nations body responsible for supporting global ocean science and services. IOC/UNESCO is tasked to coordinate the implementation of the UN Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development (2021-2030). The [IOC Sub-Commission for Western Pacific (WESTPAC)]( is the regional subsidiary body of IOC for the Western Pacific and its adjacent areas, aiming to assist Member States in achieving the sustainable development of their marine and coastal resources, through the development, coordination and implementation of international programmes on marine research, sustained ocean observations and services, hazard mitigation, and capacity development. The Sub-Commission has been co-designing, and co-implementing its various programmes and activities, with Member States to address the common ocean priorities of the region, namely: ocean and climate; marine biodiversity, seafood safety and security; and ocean ecosystem health. Meanwhile, WESTPAC also assist the IOC to coordinate regional engagement in the UN Ocean Decade. Long Description ---------------- **Main tasks and assignments** The Sub-Commission is seeking an Intern to support the programme development and implementation, and organization of various meetings, workshops and conferences. - Assist in the coordination, development and implementation of WESTPAC projects and activities; - Assist in the organization of relevant meetings, workshops, and conferences; - Assist and support the regional activities for the UN Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development (2021-2030); - Undertake other relevant tasks assigned. Long Description ---------------- **Learning opportunities during the course of the internship** Following the completion of this internship, it is expected that the incumbent will acquire: - A good knowledge about WESTPAC; - A good knowledge about how WESTPAC promotes marine cooperation in the region; - A good knowledge about ocean, ocean science development and cooperation, and the UN Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development (2021-2030); - Practical experience in international programme development; - skills for planning, and organizing international events; - Statues of marine science cooperation among countries in the region. Long Description ---------------- **REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS** --------------------------- - You must be at least 20 years old to apply. - At the time of your application to the internship programme: - You are currently enrolled in a graduate programme (Master’s degree, PhD, or equivalent, second university degree or higher). - You have recently graduated with a Master’s degree or PhD (or second degree as defined above), 12 months prior to the start of the internship. - Please note that candidates who have completed their full-time university studies but are not enrolled in a graduate programme are not eligible to apply. - Interested in and has an appreciation of various ocean and ocean science topics - Proficient in English with effective written and oral communication skills - Has excellent organization and coordination skills **HOW TO APPLY** ---------------- Interested candidates should click on “Apply Now” and download and complete the Employment History form (Word document) in ‘Employment History Form / My Documents’. Before uploading the document, at the end of the word document, please insert the extra pages with the following required information: • A cover letter; • An up-to-date CV. Only if you are unable to attach requirements in system, please inform us at with subject: Application for Ref. **HWT/WESTPAC/2022-07** **SELECTION AND RECRUITMENT PROCESS** ------------------------------------- Please note that all candidates must complete an on-line application and provide complete and accurate information. To apply, please visit the [UNESCO careers website.]( No modifications can be made to the application submitted. The evaluation of candidates is based on the criteria in the vacancy notice, and may include tests and/or assessments, as well as a competency-based interview. UNESCO uses communication technologies such as video or teleconference, e-mail correspondence, etc. for the assessment and evaluation of candidates. Please note that only selected candidates will be further contacted and candidates in the final selection step will be subject to reference checks based on the information provided. **Footer** ---------- UNESCO recalls that paramount consideration in the appointment of staff members shall be the necessity of securing the highest standards of efficiency, technical competence and integrity. UNESCO applies a zero-tolerance policy against all forms of harassment. UNESCO is committed to achieving and sustaining equitable and diverse geographical distribution, as well as gender parity among its staff members in all categories and at all grades. Furthermore, UNESCO is committed to achieving workforce diversity in terms of gender, nationality and culture. Candidates from non- and under-represented Member States ([last update here]( are particularly welcome and strongly encouraged to apply. Individuals from minority groups and indigenous groups and persons with disabilities are equally encouraged to apply. All applications will be treated with the highest level of confidentiality. Worldwide mobility is required for staff members appointed to international posts. UNESCO does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process.

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