INTERNSHIP (REMOTELY/ONLINE) (INTERNSHIP/2021/HR GS 1)

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VACANCY NOTICE NO: INTERNSHIP/2021/HR GS 1
DEADLINE FOR APPLICATION: 25 March 2021 Recruitment Completed
POST

Internship (remotely/online)
GRADE

N/A
DUTY STATION 

Geneva, Switzerland
COMMENCEMENT OF DUTY

19 April 2021
or as soon as possible thereafter
NATURE OF APPOINTMENT

Internship
3-6 months
ORGANIZATIONAL UNIT

Human Resources (HR) Section, Legal Counsel and Administration (LCA)
Governance Services Department
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 supervision of the various Section Chiefs of the Governance Services Department the intern will provide assistance in performing administrative tasks in support of relevant Sections’ activities, mainly related to knowledge capture, storage, and sharing. Examples of tasks are the creation of an up-to-date repository of job descriptions, the review and systematization of the Procurement archive, Trust Fund data organization and archiving, and other responsibilities mainly related to knowledge and document management. The intern may be asked to carry out other relevant duties as required.
QUALIFICATIONS

Education
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in library science, political or social science or closely related area.

Experience
Some experience in administration, preferably in an international or multicultural context would be desirable

Other requirements
Demonstrated analytical skills and ability to communicate both orally and in writing. Good understanding with Microsoft Office applications.


Languages
Excellent knowledge of English (oral and written). Working knowledge of other WMO official languages would be an advantage.

(Note: The official languages of the Organization are Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Russian and Spanish.)
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.
Additional Information:
THE INTERNSHIP WILL BE DONE REMOTELY ONLINE.
Only applicants in whom WMO has a further interest will be contacted. Shortlisted candidates may be required to sit a written assessment and/or an interview.
Date of issue of vacancy notice: 4 March 2021

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