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    Internship - Field Operations and Emergency Section, Kenya Country Office at - Nairobi, Kenya - UNICEF

    UNICEF
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    Full time
    Description
    UNICEF is the world's largest provider of vaccines for developing countries, UNICEF supports child health and nutrition, good water and sanitation, quality basic education for all boys and girls, and the protection of children from violence, exploitation, and AIDS

    Purpose

    The purpose of the UNICEF internship programme is to provide a framework by which students pursuing university or having recently completely a tertiary education are assigned to UNICEF offices to enhance their education experience through practical work assignments; to expose them to the work of the UNICEF; and to provide UNICEF offices with the assistance of qualified students or recent graduates specialized in various professional fields.

    Scope
    Provide programmatic, administrative, and logistical support to the Emergency and Field Operations (FOE) Section.
    Main Tasks And Responsibilities

    Supporting programmatic, administrative, and logistical requests and queries to FOE section.
    Organizing and scheduling appointments with internal and external stakeholders.
    Planning meetings, taking minutes, and following up on action points.
    Maintaining emergency reports schedule and alerting team members on when reports are due.
    Supporting consolidation and dissemination of reports.
    Supporting the maintenance of the online filing system for all FOE documents.
    Providing support to the planning and reporting for field missions and workshops.
    Supporting the implementation of training and learning activities.
    Support to coordinated Emergency Preparedness and Response (EPR) for key emergencies, including prioritization of disaster risks, and subsequent updating of preparedness/response/contingency plans by the Emergency Focal Points (EFPs)

    Eligibility & Minimum Requirements
    To be considered for the internship, applicants must meet the following requirements:

    Enrolment in a degree programme in an undergraduate or graduate school, or recently graduated in the last 2 years in the field of social sciences (including sociology, anthropology, project management, community development, or related discipline).

    Proficiency in at least one of UNICEF's working languages: English, French or Spanish and fluent in the working language of the office of assignment.

    Strong academic performance as demonstrated by recent university or institution records.
    Prior experience in programme support functions will be an asset.
    Have no immediate relatives (e.g. father, mother, brother, sister) working in any UNICEF office; and have no other relatives in the line of authority which the intern will report to.

    Core Values

    Care
    Respect
    Integrity
    Trust
    Accountability
    Sustainability

    Competencies

    Builds and maintains partnership
    Demonstrates self-awareness and ethical awareness
    Drive to achieve results for impact
    Innovates and embraces change
    Manages ambiguity and complexity
    Thinks and acts strategically
    Works collaboratively with others

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