Operations Intern

UN Women - In July 2010, the United nations General Assembly created UN Women, the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women. The creation of UN Women came about as part of the UN reform agenda, bringing together resources and mandates for greater impact. It merges and builds on the important work of four previously distinct parts of the UN system (DAW, OSAGI, INSTRAW and UNIFEM), which focused exclusively on gender equality and women's empowermentWe are recruiting to fill the position below:Job Title: Operations InternLocation: AbujaType of Contract: InternshipPost Level: InternLanguages Required: English  Expected Duration of Assignment: 6 monthsBackgroundUN Women Background description below is required. If you would like to provide more information on your unit or project, please include that under Unit/ Project Background below.UN Women, grounded in the vision of equality enshrined in the Charter of the United Nations, works for the elimination of discrimination against women and girls; the empowerment of women; and the achievement of equality between women and men as partners and beneficiaries of development, human rights, humanitarian action and peace and security.The Operations Manager Under the guidance and supervision of the UN Women Operation manager for Nigeria, the intern will provide a variety of administrative support functions in the Office of the UN Women country office.Duties and ResponsibilitiesSupports operational processesSupport Procurement processesSupports HR processesGeneral administrative supportSupports Operational Processes:Provides support of administrative and finance activities in line with UN Women rules, regulations, policies and strategiesSupports Procurement Processes:Contributes to organizing procurement activities and processes including preparation of RFQs, ITBs or RFPs in compliance with UN Women rules and regulationsSupports HR Processes:Support in the provision of HR services in the area of recruitment including vacancy announcement, organizing interview panels, etcProvide support in personnel administration for international and national staff as appropriateProvide support in maintaining lists and generating reports as requiredGeneral Administrative Support:Assist with support services for conferences, workshops, retreats, travel arrangements, hotel arrangements, etcAssist with logistical arrangements as requiredContributes to the smooth and efficient functioning of the UN Women Country office;CompetenciesCore Values and Guiding Principles:Integrity:Demonstrate consistency in upholding and promoting the values of UN Women in actions and decisions, in line with the UN Code of Conduct.Professionalism:Demonstrate professional competence and expert knowledge of the pertinent substantive areas of work.Cultural sensitivity and valuing diversity:Demonstrate an appreciation of the multicultural nature of the organization and the diversity of its staff;Demonstrate an international outlook, appreciating difference in values and learning from cultural diversityCore CompetenciesEthics and Values:Demonstrate and safeguard ethics and integrity. Organizational Awareness:Demonstrate corporate knowledge and sound judgment. Development and Innovation:Take charge of self-development and take initiative. Work in teams:Demonstrate ability to work in a multicultural, multi-ethnic environment and to maintain effective working relations with people of different national and cultural backgrounds.Communicating and Information Sharing:Facilitate and encourage open communication and strive for effective communication.Self-management and Emotional Intelligence:Stay composed and positive even in difficult moments, handle tense situations with diplomacy and tact, and have a consistent behavior towards other.Conflict Management:Surface conflicts and address them proactively acknowledging different feelings and views and directing energy towards a mutually acceptable solution.Continuous Learning and Knowledge Sharing:Encourage learning and sharing of knowledge. Appropriate and Transparent Decision Making:Demonstrate informed and transparent decision making 

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