Partnerships Intern

Job categories Partnerships
Vacancy code VA/2020/B0047/20915
Department/office RP, PLG, Partnerships and Liaison Group
Duty station Copenhagen, Denmark
Contract type Intern
Contract level Intern
Duration 6 months
Application period 18-Dec-2020 to 18-Jan-2021

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

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Background Information – Partnerships and Liaison Group (PLG)

PLG drives the development and expansion of new and existing partnerships, in collaboration with UNOPS headquarter groups, regions and countries. PLG consists of a network of liaison offices spread globally and a cross cutting partnership development support team based in Copenhagen. 

PLG’s Liaison Offices support the management of relations and development of partnerships with UNOPS key global partners with offices in Amman, Bangkok, Brussels, Geneva, London, Tokyo, Washington DC, and Nairobi and supports partners such as the World Bank, the European Union, the Department of Peacekeeping Operations, the United Nations Mine Action Service, the United Nations Environment Programme, the Global Fund, USAID, the Millennium Challenge Corporation, national governments and others. The partnership development support team based in Copenhagen provides a range of cross cutting partnership development support across the organisation. 

Under the guidance of a Partnerships Specialist, the Intern will provide a wide range of support across the Copenhagen based partnership development team. Typical areas of support will include the below. 

Please note in addition to filling the above vacancy this announcement and recruitment process will also establish a pool of endorsed candidates that will be drawn upon for 6 month placements throughout 2021 depending on availability and need. These endorsed candidates may be offered positions across PLG’s Liaison Offices in Amman, Bangkok, Brussels, Geneva, London, Tokyo, Washington DC and Nairobi.

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