United Nations Intern - Economic Affairs Jobs in Rwanda

United Nations Intern - Economic Affairs Jobs in Rwanda


United Nations Intern - Economic Affairs Jobs in Rwanda

Org. Setting and Reporting

  • ECA’s mission, objective and strategic directions.

  • ECA’s mission is to deliver ideas and actions for an empowered and transformed Africa; informed by the 2030 Agenda and Agenda 2063.

    Responsibilities

  • Under the supervision of the Chief, Regional Integration and AfCFTA Cluster (P5) and/or the Cluster Lead, Sub-Regional Initiatives (P4), and in close collaboration with professional staff of the cluster, and depending on their level of experience and training, the intern at the Sub-regional Office for Eastern Africa will be responsible for the following duties:

  • Produces analytical, quantitative and qualitative elements required for the elaboration of documents and reports;

  • Researches and analyzes topics relating to sustainable economic development in Eastern Africa;

  • Drafts and edits publications, papers and other documents;

  • Liaises with SRO-EA stakeholders on key development topics for Africa;

  • Supports organization of meetings and events

  • Assists with outreach activities;

  • Participates in day-to-day operational tasks of the Division. This may include servicing requests for information; support for developing presentations; liaison with partner organizations;

  • Performs administrative tasks as assigned.

  • Performs any other tasks as assigned.

    Competencies

  • Professionalism: Shows pride in work and in achievements; demonstrates professional competence and mastery of subject matter; is conscientious and efficient in meeting commitments, observing deadlines and achieving results; is motivated by professional rather than personal concerns; shows persistence when faced with difficult problems or challenges; remains calm in stressful situations.

  • Teamwork: 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.

  • Communication: 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 audience; demonstrates openness in sharing information and keeping people informed.

  • Planning and Organizing: Develops clear goals that are consistent with agreed strategies; identifies priority activities and assignments; adjusts priorities as required; allocates appropriate amount of time and resources for completing work; foresees risks and allows for contingencies when planning; monitors and adjusts plans and actions as necessary; uses time efficiently.

    Education

  • To qualify for an internship with the United Nations Internship Programme, the following conditions must be met:

    Applicants must meet one of the following requirements:

  • Be enrolled in a graduate school programme (second university degree or equivalent, or higher); if pursuing studies in countries where higher education is not divided into undergraduate andgraduate stages, have completed at least four years of full-time study at a university or equivalent institution towards the completion of a degree;

  • Be enrolled in the final academic year of a first university degree programme (minimum Bachelor’s level or equivalent); or

  • Have graduated with a university degree (as defined above) and, if selected, must commence the internship within a one-year period of graduation;

    Be computer literate in standard software applications;

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

  • 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.

    Languages

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

  • For this post, fluency in either English or French is required. Knowledge of the other is desirable.


    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; United Nations Intern - Economic Affairs Jobs in Rwanda


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