INTERNSHIP (REGIONAL OFFICES IN ADDIS ABABA, ASUNCIÓN, SINGAPORE OR GENEVA) (INTERNSHIP/2021/MS 1)

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VACANCY NOTICE NO: INTERNSHIP/2021/MS 1
DEADLINE FOR APPLICATION: 18 November 2021 Under Recruitment
POST

Internship (Regional Offices in Addis Ababa, Asunción, Singapore or Geneva)
GRADE

N/A
DUTY STATION 

Geneva, Switzerland
COMMENCEMENT OF DUTY

1 December 2021
or as soon as possible thereafter
NATURE OF APPOINTMENT

Internship
6 months
ORGANIZATIONAL UNIT

Regional Offices in Addis Ababa, Asunción, Singapore or Geneva
Member Services and Development 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

 Assist Members and Regional offices in the use of the Community Platform.
 Facilitate and/or dispatch data collection in the regional operations to support the implementation of Member Profiles, including data collection methodology, data processing and data analysis.
 Ensure consistency and coherence across countries in the region of the information contained in the Member Profiles, including assisting Regional office staff in identifying, collecting and providing relevant data to the WMO community platform.
 Ensure responses to report requests from Regional Offices, headquarters, Members and partners.
 Identify new information and data requirements to support operations in the region and to complete the Member Profiles.
 Conduct data collection audits in order to ensure that no unnecessary data collection is occurring and to ensure that all necessary data is being captured.
 Assist in the implementation of standardized information management policies, data systems and information products across Regional and Representative offices.
 Convert, import and export data from systems as required.
 Perform additional tasks commensurate with the role of an intern in WMO as assigned by the supervisor.
QUALIFICATIONS

Education
Bachelor or equivalent university degree from a recognized university or technical institute in Computer Science, Statistics, Mathematics or a related field. Having completed or being enrolled in the last year in a similar master's Programme of a recognized University would be an asset.

Experience
 Advanced Excel skills (e.g. pivot tables, functions, etc.).
 SQL knowledge
 Information management skills
 Data-analysis and programming skills (e.g. python)
 Knowledge of relevant software such as Dynamics 365, Power BI
 Knowledge of ArcGIs would be an asset


Other requirements
Sense of responsibility, detail-oriented, initiative, ability to work in a team. Some knowledge of the activities of WMO or other United Nations agencies.

Languages
Proficiency on English and the language of the duty station which you are applying for.

(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:
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: 21 October 2021

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