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2021年11月19日18:55   浏览:195次  

Org. Setting and Reporting

This internship position is located in the Budget, Financial Management and Reporting Section of United Nations Mine Action Service (UNMAS), Office of Rule of Law and Security Institutions (OROLSI) within the Department of Peace Operations (DPO) in New York.

Established in 1997, the United Nations Mine Action Service (UNMAS) works to eliminate the threat posed by mines, explosive remnants of war and improvised explosive devices by coordinating United Nations mine action, leading operational responses at the country level, and supporting the development of standards, policies and norms.

As a specialized service of the United Nations located within the Department of Peace Operations, UNMAS operates under UN legislative mandates of both the General Assembly and the Security Council. UNMAS also responds to specific requests for support from the UN Secretary-General or designated official.

For more information on UNMAS please visit www.mineaction.org/unmas.

The Internship is for six (6) months. The internship is UNPAID and full-time. Interns work five days per week (35 hours) under the supervision of a staff member in the department or office to which they are assigned.

Responsibilities

Within delegated authority the Finance and Budget Intern will be responsible for the following:

- Research, compile, draft, and edit information for use in the preparation of financial reports and statements;

- Support the BFMRS in gathering and compiling information and financial data from expenditure reports and present them using the Microsoft Office tools (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Visio);

- Assist in preliminary analyses of the extracted information from UN ERP system (Umoja) and UNMAS databased reports, and highlights areas of concern;

- Assist the BFMRS in collecting and analyzing UNMAS financial data to be used for the UN Programmatic Reporting Dashboard;

- Research and compile data and other information required by the BFMRS for the review and analysis of relevant financial reports;

- Support in the development of process mapping for project continuity;

- File and archive documentation in hard and digital copies as required in Sharepoint;

- Assist with the creation and organisation of data in Microsoft Excel for the purpose of producing clear and concise reports for Donors;

- Draft minutes and talking points during the BFMRS and related meetings;

- Update and maintain the BFMRS tasking sheet and Finance Resource Mobilisation priority log;

- Assist the BFRMS with special projects as assigned;

- Assist in preparing for meetings and trainings including contributing for PowerPoint presentations, background documents and other relevant material;

- Draft routine correspondence with respect to enquiries related to relevant financial budget matters as may be assigned;

- Provide administrative support to the Chief of Section and/or Financial Officers and Assistants as required;

- Perform any other related duties, as may be assigned.

Competencies

- 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.

- Technological Awareness: Keeps abreast of available technology; understands applicability and limitation of technology to the work of the office; actively seeks to apply technology to appropriate tasks; shows willingness to learn new technology.

- Planning and Organization: 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: (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) 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 UN Secretariat. For the post advertised, fluency in English is required. Working knowledge of French is desirable.

Assessment

Evaluation of qualified candidates may include an assessment exercise which may be followed by competency-based interview.

Special Notice

This internship will be for a period of six months starting as soon as possible.

A completed online application (Cover Note and Personal History Profile) is required. Incomplete applications will not be reviewed.

The Cover Note must include:

- Degree Programme (What are you currently studying?)

- Graduation Date (When will you graduate or when did you graduate from the programme?)

- List the IT skills and programmes that you are proficient in.

- List your top three areas of interest.

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

- Explain your interest in the United Nations Internship Programme.

In your online Personal History Profile, be sure to include all past work experiences, IT skills, and three references.

Due to the high volume of applications received, ONLY successful candidates will be contacted.


岗位信息网址:https://careers.un.org/lbw/jobdetail.aspx?id=161815&Lang=en-US