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  • Posted: Jan 15, 2020
    Deadline: Jan 27, 2020
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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 – Health and Wellness Intern

    The United Nations Office at Nairobi (UNON) is the UN headquarters in Africa and the representative office of the Secretary-General. We support programme implementation of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and the UN Human Settlements Programme (UNHABITAT) globally, as well as other UN offices in Kenya, by providing Administrative, conference, Security and information services (www.unon.org).

    The UNON Joint Medical Services (JMS) Health and Wellness Intern internship is for 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

    Daily responsibilities will depend on the individual’s background; the intern’s assigned office as well as the internship period.

    Duties

    Under the direct supervision of the JMS Medical Officer, the intern will assist the program manager in the implementation of the JMS Wellness programme and specifically perform the following duties

    • Assist in the preparation of health and wellness communication tools.
    • Assist in health promotion and outreach activities including preparations and logistics for delivery of health talks, participation in healthy-U campaigns, support for wellness group challenge activities, outreach activities focused on health, nutrition and fitness.
    • Assist in the dissemination of health awareness materials and marketing and promoting of the wellness programme through Innovative application of information technology tools such as online presence, social media activity, newsletter articles, mobile based applications and fitness tracking.
    • Assist in monitoring and evaluation of the wellness programme through surveys and interviews, data collection, and analysis, report writing and presentation of recommendations.
    • Assist the UN CARES programme with administrative support for major events such as the annual UN Run and Children’s HIV training.
    • Utilization of the activities and experiences contemplated in this role to learn, to be engaged and to gain the core skills as per the learning objectives of the sponsoring college / institution.
    • Perform any other duties as may be assigned.

    Competencies

    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 the audience. Demonstrates openness in sharing information and keeping people informed.

    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.

    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

    Applicants must at the time of application meet one of the following requirements:

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    Intern - Finance and Budget

    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

    Daily responsibilities will depend on the individual’s background; the intern’s assigned office as well as the internship period.

    Under The Overall Supervision Of The Chief Of The Respective Units In BFMS, And The Direct Supervision Of The Team Leaders, The BFMS Intern Will Assist/support In

    Trust Fund Unit: Record inter-office voucher expenditures incurred by UNDP on behalf of UNON, UNEP and UN-Habitat, Adjustments in Umoja, analysis and reconciliation of ledgers, General office administrative tasks and other tasks that may be assigned.

    Payments Unit: Inform Payees of claims status, Maintain statistics to monitor performance and whenever possible, client satisfaction, process DSA/Advances , Hand Carried DSA, invoices, vendor statements and other payment requests. General office administrative tasks and other tasks that may be assigned.

    Treasury Unit: Deliver cheques and documents for signature by authorized signatory panel, take minutes, manage TSU library and delivery book, sorting and dispatching of receipts to UNEP and UN-Habitat, Cheque preparation and documentation, bank reconciliation. General office administrative tasks and any other tasks that may be assigned.

    Competencies

    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 the audience. Demonstrates openness in sharing information and keeping people informed.

    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.

    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

    Applicants must at the time of application meet one of the following requirements:

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    Intern -Archives and Records Management

    The UNON Archives and Records Management internship is for 3 months, with a possibility for extension depending on the needs of the Organization.

    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

    Daily responsibilities will depend on the individual’s background; the intern’s assigned office as well as the internship period.

    Under the direct supervision of the FMTS, the intern will:

    • Capture and enter data of legacy records into the System.
    • Sort and inventory legacy records.
    • Appraise records in the Archives.
    • Accession and receive records transfer lists for records.
    • Participate in designing and improving archives and records management programme.
    • Do research within the UN Archives Network on archives and records management.
    • Perform any other tasks as may be assigned.

    Competencies

    • 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 the audience. Demonstrates openness in sharing information and keeping people informed.
    • 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.
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    • 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

    Applicants must at the time of application meet one of the following requirements:

    • 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 program (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.
    • Be computer literate in standard software applications.
    • Have demonstrated keen interest in the work of the United Nations and have a personal commitment to the ideals of the Charter.
    • 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.
    • Preferred area of study: Undergraduate studies in Information Sciences

    Method of Application

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