Posted on :
17 Oct, 2017
17 Oct, 2017
UNDP is committed to achieving workforce diversity in terms of gender, nationality and culture. Individuals from minority groups, indigenous groups and persons with disabilities are equally encouraged to apply. All applications will be treated with the strictest confidence.
Job Title: Intern-Donor Scooping Study
Duties and Responsibilities
The prospective intern will be under the direct supervision and guidance of J-PASS Project Manager, and responsible for the following:
Conduct study to identify and list donors and development partners in Ghana and their funding portfolios;
Identify the areas/sectors of focus of the development partners and donors;
Ascertain the total budget allocations and the planned thematic areas/sectors targeted for support;
Identify each donor’s means of delivering development aid if any (E.g. through CSOs, budgetary support, UN agencies etc.)
Any other relevant tasks as assigned by the project manager.
Self-starter, self-organized and attention to details
Ability to write critically, synthesized large information and produce simple and concise content
Ability to work under pressure, meet competing deadlines and handle multiple tasks
Demonstrated ability to work in a team and ability to work in diverse environment
Good interpersonal relations skills
Have self-initiative and work independently with less supervision
Ability to communicate clearly and simply
Report writing skills.
Required Skills and Experience
Be enrolled in a graduate school programme (second university degree or equivalent, or higher) in the field of political science, political economy, international relations, development studies or other relevant fields;
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 start the internship within one-year of graduation.
Experience in web-based and internet applications, proficient user of Microsoft Office (MS Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and Outlook) is required.
Fluent in English (written and spoken) is required;
Knowledge in any other UN official language (French or Spanish) is a plus.
Conditions of the Internship
UNDP will not pay for the internship, all expenses connected with it will be borne by the intern;
UNDP accepts no responsibility for costs arising from accidents and/or illness or death incurred during the internship.
The Intern must provide proof of enrolment in a health insurance plan;
All the expenses connected with the internship will be borne by the intern, sponsoring Government or institutions;
The Intern is responsible for obtaining necessary visas and arranging travel to and from the duty station where the internship will be performed;
Interns are not eligible to apply for, or be appointed to, any post in UNDP during the period of the internship or for six months immediately following the expiration date of internship;
Interns are not staff members and may not represent UNDP in any official capacity.
Selected candidate must submit the following documents:
Letter of intent/motivation;
Letter confirming University enrolment;
Letter of endorsement from the University, or proof of (master’s programme) graduation if within less than one year;
Scanned visa document/scanned passport document if no visa is required;
Documentation of health insurance coverage for the duration of the internship.