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The World Food Programme (WFP) is the world’s largest humanitarian organization saving lives and changing lives, delivering food assistance in emergencies and working with communities to improve nutrition and build resilience. Powered by the passion, dedication and professionalism of almost 21,000 staff worldwide, the World Food Programme (WFP) works in over 120 countries and territories to bring life-saving food to people displaced by conflict and made destitute by disasters, and help individuals and communities find life-changing solutions to the multiple challenges they face in building better futures.
We are currently seeking to fill an intern position for a candidate with an academic background and qualification in Learning and Development, within our Career Management Branch of the Human Resources Division.
BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF THE CAREER MANAGEMENT BRANCH
Our team is part of the Career Management Branch (HRMTC) within the Human Resources Division, and its main activity is focused on providing professional learning and development and career management services to WFP’s core business Functions and our Country Offices. Our team is leading the development of a Critical Skills Academy which aims to build capacity in a number of cross-cutting skills that WFP have determined as important for the future of delivery of our work to the people we serve -aligned to our workforce planning. The academy focuses on building engaging and impactful learning experiences based on best practice learning design principles. The internship role will primarily support this initiative. Additionally, the team manages WFP’s global mentoring programme and an online Career Resource Centre providing tools, resources and events available to all employees globally.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Under the direct supervision of the Learning and Development Specialist, the candidate will perform the following duties:
REQUIRED PERSONAL SKILLS/WFP COMPETENCIES
Working knowledge of English (proficiency/level C) is required.
SUPERVISION (LEVEL/METHODS OF SUPERVISION)
Under the direct supervision of the Learning and Development Specialist the incumbent will be provided with close mentoring, guidance and technical supervision. Performance planning and reviews as well as learning and development discussions will be elemental part of the supervision.
Throughout their assignment WFP interns have access to an industry leading learning platform, WeLearn. Depending on opportunities and availability of funds, they may participate in WFP workshops or seminars, as appropriate.
At the end of the assignment, the Intern should:
VA REFERENCE no.: 570036
CLOSING DATE: 20 March 2023 at 11:59 pm Rome time (GMT + 1)
TERMS AND CONDITIONS
WFP LEADERSHIP FRAMEWORK
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Different expectations of behaviour are defined depending on your grade and role/responsibilities within WFP.
All employment decisions are made on the basis of organizational needs, job requirements, merit, and individual qualifications. WFP is committed to providing an inclusive work environment free of sexual exploitation and abuse, all forms of discrimination, any kind of harassment, sexual harassment, and abuse of authority. Therefore, all selected candidates will undergo rigorous reference and background checks. No appointment under any kind of contract will be offered to members of the UN Advisory Committee on Administrative and Budgetary Questions (ACABQ), International Civil Service Commission (ICSC), FAO Finance Committee, WFP External Auditor, WFP Audit Committee, Joint Inspection Unit (JIU) and other similar bodies within the United Nations system with oversight responsibilities over WFP, both during their service and within three years of ceasing that service.