|Location :||Colombo, SRI LANKA|
|Application Deadline :||14-Feb-18 (Midnight New York, USA)|
|Time left :||2d 3h 37m|
|Additional Category :||Management|
|Type of Contract :||Internship|
|Post Level :||Intern|
|Languages Required :|
|Starting Date :|
(date when the selected candidate is expected to start)
|Duration of Initial Contract :||6 Months|
|Expected Duration of Assignment :||6 Months|
|The UN Resident Coordinator (RC) is the senior most UN official and the representative of the UN Secretary-General in Sri Lanka. The central task of the RC is to coordinate the operational activities of the UN and all humanitarian actors. This is done in consultation with Country Representatives of UN agencies and members of the humanitarian community, in line with the objectives and priorities of the Government of Sri Lanka. The Office of the Resident Coordinator supports the RC and the UN Country Team in Sri Lanka to effectively carry out these duties.|
Duties and Responsibilities
| The Intern will support the work of the RCO, under the direct supervision of the Head of Office and working alongside the RCO Humanitarian Coordination Team. The specific tasks are outlined below:|
Assist the RCO in the following tasks:
Required Skills and Experience
|Applicants to the UNDP internship programme must at the time of application meet one of the following requirements:|
Expected Duration and Time Commitment:
The successful applicant would be expected to begin the internship at their earliest.
The duration of the internship is six (6) months minimum.
UNDP is committed to achieving workforce diversity in terms of gender, nationality and culture. Individuals from minority groups, indigenous groups and persons with disabilities are equally encouraged to apply. All applications will be treated with the strictest confidence.