In line with the approved UN Women Security and Safety Services Section Annual Work Plan (AWP), the Security and Safety Business Continuity & Crisis Management Intern will provide direct coordination and support to the development of outputs, whilst also scoping internal UN Women programme delivery security requirements.
The Intern will be responsible for the following:
Support mainstreaming of Business Continuity and Crisis Management in UN Women
Support roll-out of Business Continuity and Crisis Management Application in the region and at global level
Support in the review of Country Office's Annual Work Plans to ensure that Business Continuity and Crisis Management are mainstreamed, and the work plans are up to date
Review current progress of roll-out of Business Continuity and Crisis Management Application.
Ability to gather and interpret data, reach logical conclusions and present findings;
Familiarity with gender issues
Self-starter; organized; able to multitask and balance multiple responsibilities.
Required Skills and Experience
University studies in the field of security risk management, criminal justice systems, security information management and/or international relations is desirable.
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 programme (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, or Be enrolled in a postgraduate professional traineeship program which is part of a degree programme and undertake the internship as part of the program requirements.
Excellent communication skills (written and oral) in English are required;
Working knowledge of another UN language is an advantage.
Renumeration: Interns who are not in receipt of financial support from other sources such as universities or other institutions will receive a stipend from UN Women to partially subsidize their basic living costs for the duration of the internship.
All applicants must submit a completed and signed P.11 form with their application.
Due to the high volume of applications received, we can ONLY contact successful candidates.