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  • Posted: Jun 6, 2024
    Deadline: Jul 4, 2024
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    United Nations and regional organizations; provides administrative and other support services to the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and the United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat); provides joint and common services to other organizations of the United Nations system in Kenya, as applicable; and manages and implements the program...
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    Intern - Applications Development

    Under the direct supervision of the Information Systems Officer the intern will:  Utilize cloud computing platforms and principles for application development.  

    • Create applications in accordance with validated user requirements and designated development platforms.  
    • Conduct application testing and address identified bugs to ensure that only functional applications are deployed.  
    • Generate comprehensive technical documentation, including system requirements, job aids, user manuals and ICT process guides.  
    • Identify opportunities for solutions to enhance business processes and define the requirements of business users.

    Qualifications/special skills

    • Applicants must meet one of the following requirements: be enrolled in a graduate or undergraduate school programme in information and communication technology or related area; be enrolled in the final academic year of degree programme in information and communication technology or related area; or f pursuing their studies in countries where higher education is not divided into undergraduate and graduate stages, have completed at least three years of fulltime studies at a university or equivalent institution towards the completion of an information and communication technology degree or related degree.
    •  In addition, possessing any of the following skills will be an added advantage:  Cloud Computing
    • Proficiency – Knowledge of cloud platforms such as AWS, Azure, or Similar including services like compute, storage, and networking.  
    • Programming skills – familiarity with scripting languages such as .Net, Python, Java and SQL.  Application Development - Knowledge in developing applications based on user requirements and utilizing modern development frameworks.  
    • Testing and Debugging – Strong skills in application testing, debugging, and resolving system bugs to ensure high quality releases.  
    • Business Analysis – Capability to identify areas for improvement in business processes and articulate business users’ requirements effectively.  
    • Problem-solving skills – identifying issues or ways to improve systems that are already in place is a key job function, therefore must be a critical thinker who can successfully troubleshoot and solve problems.  
    • Collaboration and Communication – Excellent teamwork and communication skills to work with stakeholders and cross-functional teams.  Applicants to the UN Internship Programme are not required to have professional work experience.
    • However, a field of study that is closely related to the type of internship that you are applying for is required.
    • Applicants must be a student in the final year of the first university degree (bachelor or equivalent), Master’s or Ph.D. Programme or equivalent, or have completed a Bachelor’s, Master’s or PH.D. Programme.
    • Do you meet any of the above criteria? If yes, please indicate which one and attach proof to the application.
    • Please note that you will have to provide an official certificate at a later stage.

    Deadline : Jun 18, 2024

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    Intern – Data Analytics

    Under the direct supervision of the Information Systems Officer the intern will:

    • Using statistical techniques, analyze results from data to create ongoing reports.
    • Review information to identify and interpret any patterns or useful trends in complex data sets.
    • Ensure required datasets are regularly and promptly updated.
    • Create tables, views, and procedures on Microsoft SQL Server to support data processing and cleansing for report development.
    • Create technical training manuals to provide support to other teams and users, as well as gathering user feedback so that improvements can be identified to simplify processes and increase productivity.
    • Acquire data from primary and secondary sources to develop reports and dashboards.
    • Identify areas where data can be used to improve business activities, defining business users’ requirements.

    Qualifications/special skills

    • Applicants must meet one of the following requirements: be enrolled in a graduate or undergraduate school programme in information and communication technology or related area;  be enrolled in the final academic year of degree programme in information and communication technology or related area; or if pursuing their studies in countries where higher education is not divided into undergraduate and graduate stages, have completed at least three years of fulltime studies at a university or equivalent institution towards the completion of an information and communication technology degree or related degree.  
    • In addition, possessing any of the following skills will be an added advantage:Analytical skills – ability to interpret and analyze data to draw conclusions and identify patterns.
    • Computer knowledge – this position uses statistical and analytical software.Scripting languages – be familiar with scripting languages such as .Net, Python and SQL.
    • Problem-solving skills – identifying issues or ways to improve systems that are already in place is a key job function, therefore must be a critical thinker who can successfully troubleshoot and solve problems.
    • Knowledge of data modeling principles/methods including conceptual, logical & physical Data Models.
    • Ability to utilize Business Intelligence tools (Power BI / Qlik, Tableau, Microsoft, Business Objects etc) to represent insights.  
    • Applicants to the UN Internship Programme are not required to have professional work experience. However, a field of study that is closely related to the type of internship that you are applying for is required.  
    • Applicants must be a student in the final year of the first university degree (bachelor or equivalent), Master’s or Ph.D. Programme or equivalent, or have completed a Bachelor’s, Master’s or PH.D. Programme.
    • Do you meet any of the above criteria?
    • If yes, please indicate which one and attach proof to the application.
    • Please note that you will have to provide an official certificate at a later stage.

    Deadline : Jun 18, 2024

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    Human Resources Assistant

    Responsibilities

    • Carries out onboarding processes of selected candidates and processes personnel action (PA). Issues Letters of Appointment and conducts orientation training; monitors contract expiration dates, processes requests and actions contract extensions; conducts eligibility review of staff for contract conversation.
    • Processes temporary and permanent staff movements and related administrative actions including those related to inter-agency agreements.
    • Processes staff benefits and entitlements.
    • Processes off-boarding and related separation personnel actions.
    • Reviews and prepares submission of documentation to the Pension fund relating to enrollment, award for disability benefit.
    • Advises staff on entitlements and benefits, processes them in the system.
    • Maintains family status of staff members and administers respective dependency entitlements.
    • Reviews and approves time and attendance requests (maternity leave, paternity leave, certifies sick leave, special leave without pay (SLWOP); Rest and Recuperation (R&R) etc.
    • Monitors implementation and compliance with existing regulations through review of personnel actions processed in Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems, monitors
    • Enterprise Core Component (ECC) reports and staffing tables for a variety of human resources activities.
    • Assists with the collection and analysis of data as well as preparation of data presentations and reports for information sharing, responding to queries, knowledge management, planning and decision making.
    • Assists with visualizations and updating information material such as web pages or brochures.
    • Ensures that requirements and background information used for data analysis are documented. Performs other relevant duties as required.

    Competencies

    • PROFESSIONALISM: Ability to apply knowledge of various United Nations administrative and human resources rules and regulations in work situations. Ability to perform a broad range of administrative/personnel actions, entitlements and benefits. Ability to identify issues, apply good judgment and formulate opinions/recommendations and conclusions. Demonstrates use of initiative and makes appropriate linkages in work requirements and anticipates next steps. The ability to perform analysis, modeling and interpretation of data in support of decision-making Shows pride in work and in achievements. Demonstrates professional competence and mastery of subject matter. Is conscientious and efficient in meeting commitments, observing deadlines and achieving results. Is motivated by professional rather than personal concerns. Shows persistence when faced with difficult problems or challenges. Remains calm in stressful situations. Commitment to implementing the goal of gender equality by ensuring the equal participation and full involvement of women and men in all aspects of work.  
    • COMMUNICATION: Speaks and writes clearly and effectively. Listens to others, correctly interprets messages from others and responds appropriately. Asks questions to clarify and exhibits interest in having two-way communication. Tailors language, tone, style and format to match audience. Demonstrates openness in sharing information and keeping people informed.  
    • CLIENT ORIENTATION: Considers all those to whom services are provided to be "clients" and seeks to see things from clients' point of view. Establishes and maintains productive partnerships with clients by gaining their trust and respect. Identifies clients' needs and matches them to appropriate solutions. Monitors ongoing developments inside and outside the clients' environment to keep informed and anticipate problems. Keeps clients informed of progress or setbacks in projects. Meets timeline for delivery of products or services to client.

    Education

    • Completion of a high school diploma or equivalent is required.  
    • Supplemental training and certification in Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems is desirable.

    Work Experience

    • A minimum of seven (7) years of progressively responsible experience in human resources management, administrative services or related area is required.
    • The minimum years of relevant experience is reduced to five (5) years for candidates who possess a first-level University degree.    
    • Experience in the application of Human Resources rules and regulations in an international organization operational environment is required.    
    • Experience in administering a broad range of personnel actions, entitlements and benefits using Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems is desirable.    
    • Experience of serving clients in the area of staff administration of entitlements and benefits in the UN Common system or similar organization is desirable.    
    • Work experience of one (1) year or more in data analytics or related area is desirable.

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