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Internship in Social Protection

Vacancy No: ROSTER/INTERNSHIP/2018/1/23

Title: 23. INTERNSHIP IN SOCIAL PROTECTION – LUSAKA, ZAMBIA

Contract type: Internship

Duration of contract: 3-6 months

Date: Application Deadline (midnight Geneva time) 24 January 2018 (7 day(s) until closing deadline)
Internships

Organization unit: RO- AFRICA

Duty Station: Geneva, Switzerland

The ILO values diversity. We welcome applications from qualified women and men, particularly those with disabilities and from non – or under – represented member States. If needed, reasonable accommodation will be provided in the recruitment phase as well as during the internship to promote equality of opportunities. 

You are applying to the ILO generic internship roster, which is published twice per year. The roster will be made available to all departments which will then select and directly contact suitable candidates only.

**Please note that only maximum three applications for the current Internship Roster (2018/1) are accepted. If you apply to more than three internship profiles, your application will not be considered for any profiles.**

It is highly recommended that you submit your application as soon as possible to avoid last minute technical glitches or delays. Late application will not be considered.

ILO Internship Programme provides an opportunity for young talent to:

(a) increase understanding of relevant issues at the international level by involving them directly in the work of the Office and the application of ILO principles, programmes and strategies;

(b) gain practical work experience with the ILO directly related to their field of studies.

The internship programme is not intended to lead to a career in the ILO. There should be no expectation of further employment at the end of the internship.

IMPORTANT:

Please only apply for an internship if you fulfil the following two criteria:

(1) You have no close relative serving in the ILO.

(2) This is your first internship with the ILO (only one internship is permitted).

Duration:

ILO internships start on the 1st or 15th of any month for a minimum duration of three months and a maximum duration of six months.

Description of Duties

Monthly Stipend amount per country in local currency = K 2, 904.90 (US$ 300 – based on the currently US dollar rate for October 2017).




Social Protection Department, CO-Lusaka

In the context of the UN Joint Programme of Social Protection for Zambia, the intern will contribute, as part of and with the support of the CO-Lusaka social protection team, to supporting government and social partners on matters of social protection policy and strategy reform. The intern will support technical experts in the team on different areas of the portfolio (including social protection coordination, extension of social security to the informal economy, social protection and disability, social protection financing) by undertaking background research, drafting communication and information material, participating and documenting outcomes of technical seminars, meetings and discussions, contribute to monitoring programme workplan and reporting..

Learning area:

As an intern in the Social Protection team CO-Lusaka, you will be exposed to a whole range of areas such as social protection coordination, social assistance, extension of social security to the informal economy, maternity and health protection, social protection and disability, social protection financing.

You would be gaining experience in working with specialists who are involved in the following tasks: supporting government in the development of social protection policy, programme and implementation frameworks, monitoring and evaluation of social protection initiatives, advocacy, communication and outreach, capacity development of government and social partners on social protection issues.

Interns should expect to devote 10% to 20% of their time to administrative tasks.

Required Qualifications

Education

  • BA or equivalent degree on social sciences.
  • The candidate should be enrolled in their final year of graduate degree programme or should have completed such a programme no longer than 1 years ago.

Experience

  • E.g. any relevant work experience and knowledge of IT would be an advantage.

Languages

  • Working oral and written knowledge of English.

Competencies 

  • Adaptable to an international, multicultural and multilingual environment, good communication skills and be able to work in a team.

Additional Information:




How to apply:

You need to submit both:

i) the ILO online application form; and ii) a cover letter which explains why you are interested in the particular roster you are applying for and indicates your availability (e.g. proposed start date and latest possible end date).

1. Login ILO eRecruitment system, complete your profile and click “Submit my application for this vacancy:”

2. Go to “My Application” Section while you are still logged in to the system:

3. Click “ADD” under “Covering letter” to the roster to which you have just applied:

4. Type the title and your covering letter. Click “SAVE CHANGES.”

Please note that applications without a cover letter will not be considered. At the very last stage of applying for roster, you will be asked to answer several screening questions.

**Once the application is submitted, it will not be possible to make any modifications, such as, deleting your application(s) or changing answers to the screening questions.**

Tips:

The more you can be specific about what you are interested in, the easier it will be for the departments to match their needs with your profile. To avoid technical issues please do not wait until the last moment to submit your application.

Application process:

Following a first screening by the Human Resources Development Department (HRD), hiring departments will short-list applicants. You will be directly contacted by them should an internship match your specific profile.

If you have not been contacted by any department within six months after your application, you can consider that your profile has not been picked by any department for this roster. Departments will use the roster for internships until the next one opens in six months.

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Vacancy No: ROSTER/INTERNSHIP/2018/1/21

Title: 21. INTERNSHIP IN THE FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION UNIT – LUSAKA, ZAMBIA

Contract type: Internship

Duration of contract:  3-6 months

Date: Application Deadline (midnight Geneva time) 24 January 2018  (7 day(s) until closing deadline)
Internships

Organization unit:   RO- AFRICA

Duty Station:  Geneva, Switzerland

The ILO values diversity. We welcome applications from qualified women and men, particularly those with disabilities and from non – or under – represented member States. If needed, reasonable accommodation will be provided in the recruitment phase as well as during the internship to promote equality of opportunities.

You are applying to the ILO generic internship roster, which is published twice per year. The roster will be made available to all departments which will then select and directly contact suitable candidates only.

**Please note that only maximum three applications for the current Internship Roster (2018/1) are accepted. If you apply to more than three internship profiles, your application will not be considered for any profiles.**

It is highly recommended that you submit your application as soon as possible to avoid last minute technical glitches or delays. Late application will not be considered.

ILO Internship Programme provides an opportunity for young talent to:

(a) increase understanding of relevant issues at the international level by involving them directly in the work of the Office and the application of ILO principles, programmes and strategies;

(b) gain practical work experience with the ILO directly related to their field of studies.

The internship programme is not intended to lead to a career in the ILO. There should be no expectation of further employment at the end of the internship.

IMPORTANT:

Please only apply for an internship if you fulfil the following two criteria:

(1) You have no close relative serving in the ILO.

(2) This is your first internship with the ILO (only one internship is permitted).

Duration:

ILO internships start on the 1st or 15th of any month for a minimum duration of three months and a maximum duration of six months.

Description of Duties

Monthly Stipend amount per country in local currency = K 2, 904.90 (US$ 300 – based on the currently US dollar rate for October 2017).




Support in HR Functions:

  • Assist in research on the matters related to the HR policies.
  • Assist in recruitment process by facilitating in preparing interview documents and organisation logistics and room bookings
  • Assist in updating of HR data, filing of office documents and updating/maintaining databases.

Finance Functions:

  • Supporting the process of entering all financial transactions in relevant forms ensuring they are in order; manage records, file invoices, receipts, delivery orders and contracts
  • Review paperwork on procurement proposals including preparing request forms, collecting quotation and preparing purchase orders
  • Follow-up on outstanding payments
  • Assist the finance department/projects in keeping track of expenditures on seminars and subcontracts
  • Support the Processing of travel requests and collect travel reports
  • Carryout an inventory of office furniture and equipment and updating the assets records
  • Provide admin support, including routine logistics of calls, meetings and workshops
  • Assist in photocopy of vouchers
  • Assist in reconciling copies with original vouchers

Support in Registry Functions:

  • To help in updating the filling Index
  • Filling and updating the files and closing up the files that are over ten years old.
  • Classification of documents and opening of new files
  • Maintenance and retrieval of documents
  • Help in sorting out the files to be sent to Geneva, Regional Office and DWST

Learning area:

As an intern in Finance and Administration, you will be exposed to a whole range of areas such as procurement, logistics, administration, organising meetings, filing, updating data, documentation and etc.

You would be gaining experience in working with specialists who are involved in the following tasks in financial and administration tasks.

Interns should expect to devote 20% of their time to human resource, registry unit – 50% and finance unit tasks – 30%.




Required Qualifications

Education

Social Sciences, Business Administration.

  • The candidate should be enrolled in their final year of graduate degree programme or should have completed such a programme no longer than 1 years ago (mandatory).

Experience

  • Any relevant work experience and knowledge of administration, human resources, library information and finance would be an advantage.

Languages

  • Excellent command of English, working knowledge of Portuguese will be an asset.

Competencies

  • Adaptable to an international, multicultural and multilingual environment, good communication skills and be able to work in a team.

Additional Information:

How to apply:

You need to submit both:

i) the ILO online application form; and ii) a cover letter which explains why you are interested in the particular roster you are applying for and indicates your availability (e.g. proposed start date and latest possible end date).

1. Login ILO eRecruitment system, complete your profile and click “Submit my application for this vacancy:”

2. Go to “My Application” Section while you are still logged in to the system:

3. Click “ADD” under “Covering letter” to the roster to which you have just applied:

4. Type the title and your covering letter. Click “SAVE CHANGES.”

Please note that applications without a cover letter will not be considered. At the very last stage of applying for roster, you will be asked to answer several screening questions.

**Once the application is submitted, it will not be possible to make any modifications, such as, deleting your application(s) or changing answers to the screening questions.**

Tips:

The more you can be specific about what you are interested in, the easier it will be for the departments to match their needs with your profile. To avoid technical issues please do not wait until the last moment to submit your application.

Application process:

Following a first screening by the Human Resources Development Department (HRD), hiring departments will short-list applicants. You will be directly contacted by them should an internship match your specific profile.

If you have not been contacted by any department within six months after your application, you can consider that your profile has not been picked by any department for this roster. Departments will use the roster for internships until the next one opens in six months.

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Internship in the Programming Unit

Vacancy No: ROSTER/INTERNSHIP/2018/1/22

Title: 22. INTERNSHIP IN THE PROGRAMMING UNIT – LUSAKA, ZAMBIA

Contract type: Internship

Duration of contract: 3-6 months

Date: Application Deadline (midnight Geneva time) 24 January 2018 (7 day(s) until closing deadline)
Internships

Organization unit: RO- AFRICA

Duty Station: Geneva, Switzerland

The ILO values diversity. We welcome applications from qualified women and men, particularly those with disabilities and from non – or under – represented member States. If needed, reasonable accommodation will be provided in the recruitment phase as well as during the internship to promote equality of opportunities.

You are applying to the ILO generic internship roster, which is published twice per year. The roster will be made available to all departments which will then select and directly contact suitable candidates only.

**Please note that only maximum three applications for the current Internship Roster (2018/1) are accepted. If you apply to more than three internship profiles, your application will not be considered for any profiles.**

It is highly recommended that you submit your application as soon as possible to avoid last minute technical glitches or delays. Late application will not be considered.

ILO Internship Programme provides an opportunity for young talent to:

(a) increase understanding of relevant issues at the international level by involving them directly in the work of the Office and the application of ILO principles, programmes and strategies;

(b) gain practical work experience with the ILO directly related to their field of studies.

The internship programme is not intended to lead to a career in the ILO. There should be no expectation of further employment at the end of the internship.

IMPORTANT:

Please only apply for an internship if you fulfil the following two criteria:

(1) You have no close relative serving in the ILO.

(2) This is your first internship with the ILO (only one internship is permitted).

Duration:

ILO internships start on the 1st or 15th of any month for a minimum duration of three months and a maximum duration of six months.Description of Duties

Monthly Stipend amount per country in local currency = K 2, 904.90 (US$ 300 – based on the currently US dollar rate for October 2017).




Technical Responsibilities:

  • Support to the Programming unit in the implementation of the biennial work plan including the implementation of country programmes;
  • Support the preparation of background information for use in the implementation of 2018-2019 programme and budget ;
  • Support the cataloguing of programming files, including online filing and hard copy documents;
  • Support research for on demand reports from RO-Africa and/or Headquarters; and

General Responsibilities

  • Facilitate preparations for Specialist Missions, including arrangements for accommodation/transport/ setting up of meetings;
  • Assist in administrative work for Programming Unit, including facilitating correspondence, follow-up on actions required and setting up of appointments;
  • Assist in organizing workshops and other activities in Programming unit;
  • Provide editorial support to key documents as appropriate;
  • Preparation of minutes during key workshops/meetings; and
  • Perform other duties as determined by supervisor

Learning area:

  • As an intern in the PROGRAMMING UNIT under CO-Lusaka, you will be exposed to a whole range of areas such as Development projects, finance, budgets, logistics and administration
  • You would be gaining experience in working with specialists who are involved in supporting the delivery of biennium work plan for CO-Lusaka.
  • Interns should expect to devote 40 % of their time to technical programming tasks and 60% administrative tasks.Required QualificationsEducation
    Social Sciences, Economics or Public Policy/ Administration or Development Studies.
  • The candidate should be enrolled in their final year of graduate degree programme or should have completed such a programme no longer than 1 years ago (mandatory).Experience
    E.g. any relevant work experience and knowledge in programming or/and supporting social development programmes would be an advantage.Languages
  • Excellent command of English, working knowledge of Portuguese will be an asset.Competencies 
  • Adaptable to an international, multicultural and multilingual environment, good communication skills and be able to work in a team.

Additional Information:




How to apply:

You need to submit both:

i) the ILO online application form; and ii) a cover letter which explains why you are interested in the particular roster you are applying for and indicates your availability (e.g. proposed start date and latest possible end date).

1. Login ILO eRecruitment system, complete your profile and click “Submit my application for this vacancy:”

2. Go to “My Application” Section while you are still logged in to the system:

3. Click “ADD” under “Covering letter” to the roster to which you have just applied:

4. Type the title and your covering letter. Click “SAVE CHANGES.”

Please note that applications without a cover letter will not be considered. At the very last stage of applying for roster, you will be asked to answer several screening questions.

**Once the application is submitted, it will not be possible to make any modifications, such as, deleting your application(s) or changing answers to the screening questions.**

Tips:

The more you can be specific about what you are interested in, the easier it will be for the departments to match their needs with your profile. To avoid technical issues please do not wait until the last moment to submit your application.

Application process:

Following a first screening by the Human Resources Development Department (HRD), hiring departments will short-list applicants. You will be directly contacted by them should an internship match your specific profile.

If you have not been contacted by any department within six months after your application, you can consider that your profile has not been picked by any department for this roster. Departments will use the roster for internships until the next one opens in six months.

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Cultural Affairs Intern x2

BACKGROUND

The Foreign National Student Intern Program is designed for students who are non-U.S. citizens seeking internships with U.S. Missions abroad. The program benefits both posts and students by providing the foreign national students with valuable educational experience in U.S. Missions and by assisting posts in accomplishing their mission goals. The purpose of the Foreign National Student Intern Program is to offer students the challenge of working in a foreign affairs arena and at the same time profit by their assistance. There are no benefits attached to this internship and no compensation, nor any future employment rights.

For more details and how to apply download this PDF document: PAS_Cultutal_Affairs_Intern.pdf



A student participating under this program is not considered to be a U.S. Federal employee for any purpose other than injury compensation or laws related to the Tort Claims Act. Service is NOT creditable for leave accrual or any other employee type benefits.

THIS IS A VOLUNTARY APPOINTMENT. NO COMPENSATION OR BENEFITS ARE OFFERED.

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BACKGROUND

The Foreign National Student Intern Program is designed for students who are non-U.S. citizens seeking internships with U.S. Missions abroad. The program benefits both posts and students by providing the foreign national students with valuable educational experience in U.S. Missions and by assisting posts in accomplishing their mission goals. The purpose of the Foreign National Student Intern Program is to offer students the challenge of working in a foreign affairs arena and at the same time profit by their assistance. There are no benefits attached to this internship and no compensation, nor any future employment rights.

For more details and how to apply download this PDF document: PAS_Alumni_Coordinator_Intern.pdf



A student participating under this program is not considered to be a U.S. Federal employee for any purpose other than injury compensation or laws related to the Tort Claims Act. Service is NOT creditable for leave accrual or any other employee type benefits.

THIS IS A VOLUNTARY APPOINTMENT. NO COMPENSATION OR BENEFITS ARE OFFERED.

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Plan International is an independent development and humanitarian non-governmental organisation that advances children’s rights and equality for girls.

We believe in the power and potential of every child. But this is often suppressed by poverty, violence, exclusion and discrimination. And its girls who are most affected. Working together with children, young people, our supporters and partners, we strive for a just world, tackling the root causes of the challenges facing girls and all vulnerable children.

We have been building powerful partnerships for children for 80 years, and are now active in more than 70 countries. Child protection is key in all that we do.

Working in Zambia since 1996, Plan International Zambia’s development and capacity building programmes focus primarily on Education, Health, Water and Sanitation, Economic Security and Youth Empowerment, including Child Protection and Participation. Plan International Zambia has programme units in; Central, Luapula, and Eastern Provinces including in Lusaka, where the Country Office is located.

Plan International Zambia is looking for experienced, innovative, motivated, self-starter individuals to fill the positions of Project Coordinator under the “Strengthening Community Based Management of Environment and Natural Resources Project. This is a four year project whose implementation started in December 2015 with funding support from Plan International Germany.

Project Coordinator – Climate Change Adaptation

1 Position (1 Year 11 Months contract) Central Program Unit

Position Description

The incumbent has the overall responsibility for project implementation, working directly with the community members on the ground and prepares reports of the project. He/she also provides technical support to all stakeholders including associates to ensure successful implementation of the project. In liaison with the Economic Empowerment Manager the incumbent will actively participate in program planning, implementation and reporting at both at Central Programme Unit (PU) and CO.

Key areas of responsibility include:

successfully strengthen the Community Based Management of Environment and Natural Resources and build the capacity of targeted communities in climate change adaptation and environmental skills
Providing leadership and guidance to the project team on all activities that will be implemented
Identifying and apply effective measures to realize the rights of the children, their families and communities through the Strengthening Community Based Management of Environment and Natural Resources project.
Identification of capacity building needs of community members including children and youth on the project to ensure informed selection, planning and management of community activities.
Provide technical advice, backstopping and capacity building to staff, partners, children, community based organizations and community volunteers in climate change adaptation and environmental management.
Designing and implementing capacity building activities that ensure that children, youths and communities understand the importance of community based management of environment and natural resources.
Coordinate the planning, delivery, monitoring and evaluation of the Strengthening Community Based Management of Environment and Natural Resources project
Ensure constant monitoring of activities to ensure the impact of the project
Identify and apply effective measures with and for communities to be able to manage their own natural environments.
Ensuring that the project budgets of the Strengthening Community Based Management of Environment and Natural Resources project is spent according to the implementation plan
Establishing in-house networks to enhance integration of climate change and environmental programs
Establishing partnerships with NGO’S and government entities and various stakeholders to increase long term sustainability the Strengthening Community Based Management of Environment and Natural Resources project
.
Candidates will need to demonstrate possession of:

Degree/Diploma in Forestry, Agriculture, Natural Resources or other related studies
Three (3) years working experience in the field of environment, climate change adaptation and livelihood.
Five (5) years’ experience in project management
Experience in coordination, facilitating learning processes and managing relationships of various stakeholders
Experience in writing donor reports
Strategic thinking
Striving for high performance and improvement
Nurturing & developing others
Ability to work in a multidisciplinary and multicultural environment
Team-playing skills
Facilitation skills
Good interpersonal skills
Strong inter-personal skills and a good communicator
Leadership skills

How to Apply

For full details on the job profile please send an email, clearly stating the job title of interest to jobszambia@plan-international.org. Kindly note that only candidates who meet the above specifications and competencies should apply enclosing their CVs, and photocopies of their relevant academic qualifications. Day time telephone and/or mobile contacts should be clearly indicated. Applications should reach the undersigned not later than Friday 29th December 2017. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. For those wishing to write in please use the address as follows;

The Country Human Resource Manager

Plan International Zambia

Private Bag 518X

Plot 87 A Kabulonga road

Kabulonga.

LUSAKA. Plan International provides equal employment opportunities to qualified and experienced women and men

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