UNDP Governance - WPS and Humanitarian Intern Jobs in Kenya

UNDP Governance - WPS and Humanitarian Intern Jobs in Kenya



UN Women is dedicated to advancing gender equality and women’s human rights. UN Women East and Southern African Regional Office focuses on five key thematic areas comprising of; Women’s Political Participation & Leadership, Peace & Security, Humanitarian Action, Ending Violence Against Women & Girls and Women’s Economic Empowerment.

UN Women ESARO staff, consultants and interns are expected to contribute to a professional working environment in which the strengthening of national capacities and human potential is prioritized. Respect for diversity and human dignity is required, as is the active pursuit of a collaborative and inclusive approach to both internal and external stakeholders, including colleagues and partners.


Responsibilities


  • Support research on various topics relevant to the units;
  • Support in drafting of relevant program reports for the unit;
  • Gather and provide information for the drafting of concept notes and proposals;
  • Support in planning and organizing workshops, events, seminars and meetings and the required logistical preparations and support;
  • Draft minutes, workshop reports, letters, invitation and other correspondence under guidance of supervisor and with support from unit members;
  • Ensure the maintenance of filing system and the organization of program documents;
  • Carry out any other duties as may be assigned from time to time by the supervisor.

    Learning Elements:

  • Increased understanding of UN Women’s work, the UN system and
    engagement with strategic partners;
  • Learning different aspects of UN Women’s Programme priority areas and particularly in governance, peace and security and humanitarian action in the region;
  • Work as a team member in a multicultural setting;
  • Gender and women’s empowerment work.


    Requirements


  • Ongoing Master’s Degree, enrolled in the final academic year of a first university degree or just completed bachelor’s degree in any of the following disciplines; Humanitarian and Disaster Management studies, Conflict
  • Prevention, Law, Social Science, development cooperation, gender studies, women’s rights, public administration, or other fields;
  • Academic background in Women, Peace and Security; Human Rights; Development;
  • Gender/Women’s Rights is an added advantage;
  • Knowledge and experience with all Microsoft office applications;
  • Fluency in oral and written English.


    How To Apply


    Interested and qualified candidates should apply online by 24th July 2019

    For more information and job application details, see; UNDP Governance - WPS and Humanitarian Intern Jobs in Kenya


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