Intern, Multiple positions

Job categories Administration, Communications, Finance, Project Management, Procurement
Vacancy code VA/2019/B5002/18652
Department/office ECR, VIEMCO, Water and Energy Cluster
Duty station Incheon, Republic of Korea
Contract type Intern
Contract level Intern
Duration up to 6-8 months with the possibility to extend til December 2020
Application period 03-Oct-2019 to 20-Oct-2019

Applications to vacancies must be received before midnight Copenhagen time (CET) on the closing date of the announcement.

This vacancy is closed.

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WEC Background information

UNOPS Water and Energy Cluster (WEC) supports the design and management of multi-stakeholder initiatives by providing services in financial and grant management, procurement, human resources, and project management.The cluster has supported projects in the areas of water resource management, climate change adaptation, mitigation and transparency, energy access and distribution and environmental conservation under the Paris Agreement. 

The WEC has also supported operations and financial management services, in Vienna, the rest of the ECR region and beyond.The main partners include UN agencies, bilateral agreements (with the Nordics, Germany, and Italy ), the Green Climate Fund and several NGOs (such as CIFF and CWF).

Background Information – Job specific (UNDP/GEF YSLME Phase II)

UNDP/GEF is providing assistance through UNOPS to countries bordering Yellow Sea in support of their efforts to address among others the increasing trends of depleting fishery stocks, loss of coastal wetland, land and sea-based pollution and implementation of the Yellow Sea Large Marine Ecosystem Strategic Action Programme (YSLME SAP) adopted by China and RO Korea with support of DPR Korea. The project was launched in July 2017.

The objective of this regional project is to achieve adaptive ecosystem-based management of the Yellow Sea Large Marine Ecosystem bordered by China, RO Korea and DPR Korea by fostering long-term sustainable institutional, policy and financial arrangements for effective ecosystem-based management of the Yellow Sea in accordance with the YSLME SAP.

The key outcomes sought are:

  • Establishment of a self-sustaining cooperative mechanism for ecosystem-based management.
  • Recovery of depleted fish stocks and improved mariculture production and quality.
  • Improved ecosystem health;
  • improved inter-sectoral coordination and mainstreaming of ecosystem-based management principles at the national level, maintenance of habitat areas, strengthened stakeholder participation in management and improved policy making.
  • Skills and capacity significantly developed for region-wide ecosystem-based management. 

What's in it for you?

Training components and learning elements

At the end of the internship period, the incumbent will have learnt the basis to work as an Project Management Assistant.  In addition, the intern will gain sound understanding of UNOPS regulations and processes related to finance, procurement, and travel. Finally, the intern will acquire global overview of working with a multi stakeholder programme involving UN (UNOPS/UNDP, different Donors, Programme Team).

Participation in missions or training courses

Possibility to participate to project management related certifications as well as procurement and finance trainings provided by the organization. Project related missions or participation in international conferences maybe possible pending availability of project funds. 

Administrative Functions: Assist in provision of routine administrative ...

Academic qualifications: All applicants should have completed a Bachelor ...

Treats all individuals with respect; responds sensitively to differences and enc...

Please note that the closing date is midnight Copenhagen time. Applications ...
This vacancy is closed.


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