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VACANCY NOTICE NO: INTERNSHIP/2024/ACS/CS/ S 1
DEADLINE FOR APPLICATION: 11 May 2024 Under Recruitment
POST

Internship
GRADE

N/A
DUTY STATION 

Geneva, Switzerland
COMMENCEMENT OF DUTY

To be determined
NATURE OF APPOINTMENT

Internship
6 months
ORGANIZATIONAL UNIT

Applied Climate Services (ACS) Division, Climate Services (CS) Branch
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

(a) Day to day assistance to the TSU, including coordination with activity partners;
(b) Provide support to the Network work plan. Activities will be chosen based on candidate's interests and competency;
(c) Contribute to project deliverables, progress milestones, planning and reporting;
(d) Support the preparation and, organization of Network and partner meetings;
(e) Provide assistance to GHHINs heat-health related communication, digests and ensure websites are maintained up to date;
(f) Carry out other relevant duties as required.
QUALIFICATIONS

Education
Students or graduates of public health, environmental science, meteorology, engineering, or a closely related field relevant to climate and health applications.

Experience
No working experience is required, but any experience in project or programme management in public health, disaster management, humanitarian programmes or research or policy engagement will be an advantage.



Other requirements
Interest in public health, climate change, adaptation strategies, heat and health and stakeholder management. Knowledge of early warning systems, and the production and application of climate and related weather, water and environmental information and services in the health sector is valued. Ability to write reports, documents and correspondence as well as ability to plan, organize and manage the work with minimum supervision are valued as well. Maturity of judgement, initiative and creativity. Excellent analytical, communication, and interpersonal skills. Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications. Ability to work in a multicultural environment and to foster diversity and team spirit.

Languages
Excellent knowledge of English (both oral and written). Knowledge of other official languages of the Organization would be an advantage.

(Note: The official languages of the Organization are Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Russian and Spanish.)
Possibility of renewal subject to the availability of funds and pending satisfactory performance after an initial probationary period of one year which can be extended up to a maximum of two years.
Additional Information:
APPLICATIONS: Applications should be made online through the WMO e-recruitment system at https://erecruit.wmo.int/public/. Do not send your application via multiple routes. Only applicants in whom WMO has a further interest will be contacted. Shortlisted candidates may be required to sit a written test and/or an interview.
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