Strategic Coordination & Management Support

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OHCHR - Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights

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Application deadline 6 days ago: Friday 19 Jul 2024 at 03:59 UTC

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Contract

This is a I-1 contract. It usually requires 0 years of experience, depending on education. More about I-1 contracts.

Work Location

OHCHR Geneva Palais Wilson or remotely

Expected duration

6 months (starting 1 September 2024)

Duties and Responsibilities

The United Nations Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) is the Secretariat Department responsible for strengthening international human rights mechanisms; enhancing equality and countering discrimination; combating impunity and strengthening accountability and the rule of law; integrating human rights in development and in the economic sphere; widening the democratic space; and early warning and protection of human rights in situations of conflict, violence and insecurity. The intern, under the general guidance of a primary supervisor, will be assigned to the Innovation and Analytics Hub in the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR), in Geneva. The Hub is responsible for leading the office-wide digital transformation strategy to enhance organization effectiveness, focusing on how data and information is managed across the organization, streamlining existing processes and technologies to support systematic data collection and analysis, and bolster both strategic and operational decision making. The intern based in the Hub will support OHCHR in fulfilling its mission. Duties will include but are not limited to: • Assist in coordinating the implementation of digital and data strategies, programmes and policies • Help monitor, identify and analyze geographic, political and thematic global trends • Support research and analytics on UN system-wide / cross-cutting needs, priorities, resources, risks, and performance • Help collate guidance materials on knowledge capture and sharing • Assist collection and sharing of emerging good practice and lessons for OHCHR technical working groups • Help facilitate various online communities of practice • Support resource mobilization through donor research, contact management, and drafting meeting notes • Assist in organizing meetings and events, handling logistical preparation and coordination • Support the preparation of slide decks, background and option papers for meetings

Qualifications/special skills

To qualify for the United Nations Secretariat internship programme, applicants must, at the time of submission, be a graduate or enrolled in a graduate school programme (i.e. Master's degree or equivalent degree, or higher) or, be a graduate or enrolled in the final academic year of a first-level university degree programme (i.e. Bachelor's degree or equivalent degree) preferably in the area of Public or Business Administration, Management, International Relations, Human Rights, Gender Studies, Political Science, Economics or related fields OR have graduated with a university degree as defined above AND, if selected, must commence the internship on the date specified in the Acceptance letter. Experience in system-wide analytics, resource mobilization, and event coordination and management. Excellent written and verbal communication skills Strong organizational and coordination skills Proficiency in financial analysis, and budgeting Familiarity with management support functions

Languages

English and French are the working languages of the United Nations Secretariat. For this internship fluency in English is required (both oral and written). Knowledge of another United Nations official language would be an advantage (i.e. French, Arabic, Chinese, Russian or Spanish).

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.

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 APPLICANTS’ BANK ACCOUNTS.

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