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INTERN - Facilities Management
Responsibilities The intern will carry out the following tasks: 1 - Assist in modification works and projects for the UN House, prepare specifications, bills of quantities and cost estimates;2 - Assist in preparing and updating project documentation, including project plan, project schedule, scope of work, drawings and technical documents;3 - Attend and summarize meetings;4 - Assist in overseeing and supervising the on-site works;5 - Assist in calculation of quantities of executed works and in preparing reports6- Any other task as required by the office Competencies Communication - Speaks and writes clearly and effectively; listens to others, correctly interprets messages from others, and 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. Technological Awareness - Keeps abreast of available technology; understands applicability and limitations of technology to the work of the office; actively seeks to apply technology to appropriate tasks; shows willingness to learn new technology.Continuous Learning - Keeps abreast of new developments in own occupation/profession; actively seeks to develop oneself professionally and personally; contributes to the learning of colleagues and subordinates; shows willingness to learn from others; seeks feedback to learn and improve. Education To qualify for an internship with the United Nations Internship Programme, the following conditions must be met:1. Applicants must:(a) be enrolled in a graduate school programme (second university degree or equivalent, or higher);(b) be enrolled in the final academic year of a first university degree programme (minimum bachelor's level or equivalent); or(c) have graduated with a university degree (as defined above) and, if selected, must commence the internship within a one-year period of graduation;2. Applicants must:(a) be computer literate in standard software applications;(b) have a demonstrated keen interest in the work of the United Nations and have a personal commitment to the ideals of the UN Charter; and(c) have a demonstrated 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. Work Experience No working experience is required to apply for the United Nations Internship Programme. Your training, education, advance course work or skills should benefit the United Nations during your internship. Languages English and French are the working languages of the United Nations Secretariat; and Arabic is a working language of ESCWA. For this position, fluency in English and Arabic is required.Note: "Fluency" equals a rating of 'fluent' in all four areas (speak, read, write, and understand) and "Knowledge of" equals a rating of 'confident' in two of the four areas. Assessment Potential candidates will be contacted by hiring manager directly for further consideration. Special Notice A completed online application (Cover Note and Personal History Profile) is required. Incomplete applications 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.• Explain why you are the best candidate for this role.• Explain your interest in the United Nations.