United Nations Environment Programme Programme Management Jobs in Kenya

United Nations Environment Programme Programme Management Jobs in Kenya

Posting Title: Intern - Programme Management, I (Temporary Job Opening)

Job Code Title: Intern - Programme Management

Department/Office: United Nations Environment Programme

Duty Station: Nairobi

Posting Period: 07 September 2022 - 22 September 2022

Job Opening Number: 22-Programme Management-UNEP-190285-J-Nairobi (O)

Staffing Exercise: N/A


Within delegated authority, the intern will carry out the following duties:

  • Increases in size of online communities (likes and followers on the different platforms) by an average increase of 10% on all platforms within a 6 month period.

  • Maximization of reach of individual posts;

  • Appropriate engagement of the ACP MEAs 3 programme at UNEP and its partners in relevant outreach campaigns organized.

  • Robust engagement of partners in social media campaigns organized by UNEP in the form of sharing, retweeting, and redistribution of content, and creation of their own content.

  • Specific content will also be generated in a timely way to support outreach related to overall implementation of the ACP MEAs 3 programme.

  • Undertake such other tasks as may be assigned by the Programme Manager and other colleagues such as the preparation of communication material promoting the above work.



    Speaks and writes clearly and effectively. Listens to others, correctly interprets messages from others and responds appropriately.

    Asks questions to clarify, and exhibits interest in having two-way communication.

    Tailors language, tone, style and format to match the audience.

    Demonstrates openness in sharing information and keeping people informed.


    Works collaboratively with colleagues to achieve organizational goals.

    Solicits input by genuinely valuing others’ ideas and expertise; is willing to learn from others. Places team agenda before personal agenda.

    Supports and acts in accordance with final group decision, even when such decisions may not entirely reflect own position.

    Shares credit for team accomplishments and accepts joint responsibility for team shortcomings.


    Actively seeks to improve programmes or services. Offers new and different options to solve problems or meet client needs.

    Promotes and persuades others to consider new ideas.

    Takes calculated risks on new and unusual ideas; thinks "outside the box."

    Takes an interest in new ideas and new ways of doing things.

    Is not bound by current thinking or traditional approaches.


    Applicants 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 program (minimum Bachelor's level or equivalent);

  • Have graduated with a university degree and, if selected, must commence the internship within a one-year
    period of graduation.

  • Be computer literate in standard software applications.

  • Have demonstrated keen interest in the work of the United Nations and have a personal commitment to the ideals of the Charter;

  • 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.

    Work Experience

  • 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.


  • English and French are the working languages of the United Nations Secretariat.

    For this internship, fluency in oral and written English is required.

  • Knowledge of another UN Language is desirable.


    Potential candidates will be contacted by hiring manager directly for further consideration.

    Special Notice

    Your application for this internship must include:

  • A Completed application (Personal History Profile) and Cover Note, through the UN careers Portal. Incomplete applications will not be reviewed.

    The Cover Note must include:

  • Title of the degree you are currently pursuing.

  • Graduation Date.

  • IT skills and programmes you are proficient in.

  • Explain why you are the best candidate for this specific internship.

  • Explain your interest in the United Nations Internship Programme, ensure to include all past work experience (if any).

  • Proof of enrollment from current University (if not graduated).

  • A copy of degree certificate (if you have already graduated).

    "In the context of the COVID-19 pandemic, applicants may be requested to undertake the internship remotely in view of constraints regarding visa issuance, international travel and access to UN premises.

    Applicants must be willing and prepared to undertake the internship remotely for a part or the entirety of the internship.

    The work hours during the internship shall be determined based on individual discussion between the intern and the supervisor(s) taking into consideration the minimum requirements of the Organization and the time difference between the hosting office and the location of the intern."

    How to Apply

    For more information and job application details, see:( United Nations Environment Programme Programme Management Jobs in Kenya)

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