Economic Affairs Intern

  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / YEAR
  • Job type:
    INTERN
  • Posted:
    2 months ago
  • Category:
    Economics
  • Deadline:
    19/02/2024

JOB DESCRIPTION

Job Opening
Job Opening ID: 227499
Job Network : Economic, Social and Development
Job Family : Economic Affairs (and Sustainable Development)
Category and Level : Internship, I-1
Duty Station : AMMAN
Department/Office : Resident Coordinator System
Date Posted : Feb 5, 2024
Deadline : Feb 19, 2024

Work Location
Amman – Jordan
Expected duration
6 Months
Duties and Responsibilities
The internship is with the Regional Development Coordination Office in the Arab States (ROAS). The ROAS supports the Resident Coordinator’s in the Arab States to support members states to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals. UN Resident Coordinator’s Office have five core functions:

1. COORDINATION & PLANNING SUPPORT
2. ECONOMIC AFFAIRS & PROGRAMME FACILITATION
3. PARTNERSHIPS & DEVELOPMENT FINANCE
4. DATA, RESULTS MANAGEMENT AND REPORTING
5. KNOWLEDGE MANAGEMENT, COMMUNICATION & ADVOCACY

Duties & Responsibilities:

• ECONOMIC AFFAIRS & PROGRAMME FACILITATION SUPPORT
o Assist in the formulation of strategies, programmes and policies, through
preparation of slide decks, background papers.
o Help monitor, identify and analyze geographic and thematic regional trends
across all 10 countries covered by DCO Arab States.
• COORDINATION & PLANNING SUPPORT
o Support the preparation of regional level meetings (including PSG and other
inter-agency meetings), events and retreats.
o Support the preparation and follow up to online communities of practices
(Partnership Officers, Economists, Data management).
• DATA, RESULTS MANAGEMENT AND REPORTING
o Support the knowledge management efforts of the office, including creating
and updating knowledge products and updating the shared Teams space.
o Takes minutes and other related reporting tasks as needed.

The duration of a United Nations internship is for a minimum of two months on a full-time basis – this may be exceptionally extended for a maximum period of six months.
Qualifications/special skills
To qualify for an internship with the United Nations Internship Programme, the following
conditions must be met:

1. Applicants must:
(a) be enrolled in a graduate school programme (second university degree or equivalent, or
higher);
(b) be enrolled in the final academic year of a first university degree programme (minimum
bachelor’s level or equivalent); or
(c) have graduated with a university degree (as defined above);

2. Applicants must:
(a) be computer literate in standard software applications.
(b) have a demonstrated keen interest in the work of the United Nations and have a personal
commitment to the ideals of the UN Charter; and
(c) 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.
No working experience is required to apply for the United Nations Internship Programme.
Languages
English and French are the working languages of the United Nations Secretariat; and Arabic is a working language of ESCWA.

For this position, fluency in English is required. Fluency in Arabic is desirable.

Note: “Fluency” equals a rating of ‘fluent’ in all four areas (speak, read, write, and understand) and “Knowledge of” equals a rating of ‘confident’ in two of the four areas.

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