ECA is looking for two interns to work as a data entry assistant in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Job summary and description
Job Title :
INTERNSHIP – Data Entry Assistants (two posts), I
Economic Commission for Africa
Duty Station: ADDIS ABABA
26 November 2013-11 December 2013
Job Opening number:
13-ADM-ECA-31567-R-ADDIS ABABA (O)
These two positions are located in the Conference Services Section, (CSS), Division of Administration of the Economic Commission for Africa. The interns will work under the overall supervision of the Chief/OIC of the Section and the direct supervision of the Marketing Team Leader. For more information, please visit our website:www.uneca.org. The internship is for six (6) months with an opportunity for extension depending on the needs of the Section under the supervision of a designated staff in the unit. She/he will work full-time five days per week (35 hours). Remuneration: the United Nations does not pay a remuneration for the services rendered by the intern during the agreed upon period. A certificate of service, however, may be provided at the conclusion of the internship assignment, depicting the type of work they rendered, and the assessment of the performance.
Assist in the setting up of relevant Marketing databases in support of the work of the Marketing Unit as assigned by the Marketing Team Leader, after endorsement of the Chief/OIC of the Section, by:- Gathering of information and entering data and potential clients and partners for the promotion of the UNCC utilization rate and space, as well as providing relevant information and data for increasing the utilization rate of conference rooms and exhibition space; – Track, through relevant database, previous, current and future events, exhibitions, and fairs, which could have positive impacts on the marketing promotion of the UNCC-AA;- Setting up a database, with detailed addresses of relevant contacts of current and potential partners, as well as government entities, in the area of marketing and tourism industry, both within and outside Ethiopia;- Assisting in duplicating communication tools such as CDs, DVDs – Report regularly to the Marketing Team Leader on the progress of assigned duties;- Assist in the follow of activities related to interaction with identified UNCC Ambassadors;- Assist in the proper and timely finalization of marketing and promotional tools and activities;- Perform any other duties as assigned.-
Communication:- Speaks and writes clearly and effectively-Listens to others, correctly interprets messages from others responds appropriately- Asks questions to clarify, and exhibits interest in having two-way communication-Tailors language, tone style and format to match the audience – Demonstrates openness in sharing information and keeping people informed.
Teamwork:- Works collaboratively with colleagues to achieve organizational goals- Solicits input by genuinely valuing others’ ideas and expertise; Is willing to learn from others-Places team agenda before personal agenda-Supports and acts in accordance with final group decision, even when such decision may not entirely reflect own position-Shares credit for team accomplishments and accepts joint responsibility for team shortcomings.
Orientation:- Considers all those to whom services are provided to be “Client” and seeks to see things from clients point of view-Establishes and maintains productive partnerships with clients by gaining their trust and respect-Identifies clients’ needs and matches them to appropriate solutions- Monitors ongoing developments inside and outside the clients’ environment to keep informed and anticipate problems-keeps clients informed of progress or set backs in projects-Meets timeline for delivery of services and products to clients.
Applicants must be enrolled in a degree program of a graduate school (Second university degree or higher); pursuing their studies in countries where higher education is not divided into undergraduate and graduate stages, have completed at least four year of full studies at a university or equivalent institution towards the completion of a degree. Be computer literate in standard software application; Have a demonstrated keen interest in the work of the United Nations and have a personal commitment to the ideas of the Charter; and have demonstrated the ability to successfully interact with individuals of different cultural backgrounds and beliefs, which include willingness to try and understand, and be tolerant of differing opinions and views.
Applicants are not required to have professional work experience for participation in the programme.
English and French are the working language of the United Nations Secretariat. Fluency in English (both oral and written) is required for the Internship Programme. Knowledge of another official UN language is an asset.
Potential candidates will be contacted by Hiring Manager directly for further consideration.
A complete online application (Cover Note and Personal History Profile) is required. Incomplete application will not be reviewed. The cover note must include:- Title of degree you are currently pursuing- Graduation Date (When will you be graduating from the programme)- List the IT skills and programmes that you are proficient in- list your top three areas of interest/department (S)- Explain your interest in the United Nations Internship Programme.
In your Personal History Profile, be sure to include all past work experience, IT skills, and three references. Due to a high volume of applications received, ONLY successful candidates will be contacted.
United Nations Considerations
The United Nations shall place no restrictions on the eligibility of men and women to participate in any capacity and under conditions of equality in its principal and subsidiary organs. (Charter of the United Nations – Chapter 3, article 8). The United Nations Secretariat is a non-smoking environment.
THE UNITED NATIONS DOES NOT CHARGE A FEE AT ANY STAGE OF THE RECRUITMENT PROCESS (APPLICATION, INTERVIEW MEETING, PROCESSING, OR TRAINING). THE UNITED NATIONS DOES NOT CONCERN ITSELF WITH INFORMATION ON APPLICANTS’ BANK ACCOUNTS.