INTERNSHIP (INTERNSHIP/2021/CSG 2)

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VACANCY NOTICE NO: INTERNSHIP/2021/CSG 2
DEADLINE FOR APPLICATION: 3 March 2021 Under Recruitment
POST

Internship
GRADE

N/A
DUTY STATION 

Geneva, Switzerland
COMMENCEMENT OF DUTY

15 March 2021
or as soon as possible thereafter
NATURE OF APPOINTMENT

Internship
6-8 months
ORGANIZATIONAL UNIT

Cabinet Office of the Secretary-General
WMO is committed to achieving diversity and a balanced workforce. Applications are welcome from qualified women and men, including those with disabilities. The statutory retirement age after 1 January 2014 is 65. For external applicants, only those who are expected to complete the term of appointment will normally be considered.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Under the guidance and co -supervision of the Head, MERP Unit and the CSG Coordinator, the intern will perform the following duties:

- Assist in the data collection, consolidation and analysis of monitoring, evaluation and risk management data at both the strategic and operational levels;
- Assist with the development and maintenance of monitoring dashboards, story maps, and other innovative data visualization tools;
- Assist in the development of various reports (e.g. rolling reviews of performance, Key Performance Indicators, biennial performance report, governance body reports, etc.);
- Assist in data quality assurance (Community Platform and other sources and methodologies as defined in the WMO Performance Monitoring Plan);
- Assist in the administration and data analysis of surveys;
- Assist in the development of guidance notes, toolkits and communication materials (flyers, fact sheets, profiles, collection of good practice) on monitoring, evaluation, risk management and reporting;
- Assist in the organization of workshops and the development of training materials;
- Conduct research on UN and other best practice on topics within the mandate of the MERP Unit;
- Assist the coordinator, especially focusing on WMO flagship initiatives (SOFF, Water Initiative) and WMO flagship products;
- Assist in the preparation and organization of Executive Council and Congress;
- Assist in other related matters, as needed.
QUALIFICATIONS

Education
Holding or in the course of obtaining a master's degree in social sciences, international relations/development studies, business administration, communications, environmental studies and related sciences

Experience
Ability to work in MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint (required); Competence in data visualization tools would be an asset (e.g. Power BI, Tableau, Canva, Powtoon)


Other requirements
Interest or background in planning, monitoring and evaluation; Excellent written and verbal communications skills in English; Strong research and writing skills; Strong organizational skills; Good interpersonal skills



The Secretary-General may appoint a candidate at a grade below the advertised grade of the post, with the possibility of promotion to that grade within three years of appointment, subject to satisfactory appraisal of performance.
Date of issue of vacancy notice: 17 February 2021

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