Knowledge Management Intern

Job categories Communications
Vacancy code VA/2023/B0037/25668
Department/office CRP, STG, Strategy and Transformation Group
Duty station Copenhagen, Denmark
Contract type Intern
Contract level Intern
Duration 6 months with the possibility of extension
Application period 16-Mar-2023 to 30-Mar-2023

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

Please note that UNOPS will at no stage of the recruitment process request candidates to make payments of any kind.

This vacancy is closed.

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Background Information – UNOPS 

UNOPS is an operational arm of the United Nations, supporting the successful implementation of its partners’ peacebuilding, humanitarian and development projects around the world. Our mission is to help people build better lives and countries achieve sustainable development.

UNOPS areas of expertise cover infrastructure, procurement, project management, financial management and human resources.

Working with us

UNOPS offers short- and long-term work opportunities in diverse and challenging environments across the globe. We are looking for creative, results-focused professionals with skills in a range of disciplines.


With over 4,000 UNOPS personnel and approximately 7,000 personnel recruited on behalf of UNOPS partners spread across 80 countries, our workforce represents a wide range of nationalities and cultures. We promote a balanced, diverse workforce — a strength that helps us better understand and address our partners’ needs, and continually strive to improve our gender balance through initiatives and policies that encourage recruitment of qualified female candidates.

Work life harmonization

UNOPS values its people and recognizes the importance of balancing professional and personal demands.

Role of the Change and Transformation Unit

The role of the Change and Transformation Unit (CTU) is to work across UNOPS, to design and implement effective, sustainable solutions, to make a difference where it matters most.

CTU supports new possibilities for UNOPS by helping teams to innovate, finding new ways of working and developing/designing nimble organizational models. Our expertise, tools and processes ensure greater participation in change; we pay as much attention to people and processes, as we do to structures and technology.

Our team brings experience, energy and partnership to a full range of change management and transformation advisory services including: organization design, organizational development, design and implementation of corporate transformation programmes, facilitating changes to behavior and ways of working, human centered design and change leadership. 

Role of the Knowledge Management Intern

As part of the UNOPS Change and Transformation Unit, the Knowledge Management team supports UNOPS to harness the collective knowledge of the organization, leading to better operational efficiencies. 

This means embedding knowledge-sharing in our organizational culture and daily tasks. The goals are focused on gathering, communicating and innovating our existing tools in a dynamic and practical manner; always focused on enabling growth, reducing risk and improving the efficiency of UNOPS.

We are currently looking for an Intern to join our dynamic and diverse team based in UNOPS Headquarters in Copenhagen.  The role will provide internal support and administration, communication, reporting and analysis to the Knowledge Management team and on critical corporate change projects as required.  

This is a unique opportunity to learn within an international work environment.  The ideal candidate will be engaged, enthusiastic and committed, and bring some new perspectives to our work. 

The internship is for a duration of 6 months. This period can be renewed once for another 6 months, subject to performance and availability of funds.

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UNOPS ā€“ an operational arm of the United Nations ā€“ supports the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by successfully implementing its partnersā€™ peacebuilding, humanitarian and development projects around the world.

Our mission is to help people build better lives and countries achieve peace and sustainable development.

We are proud of our people. The UNOPS family brings together approximately 160 nationalities, represented by over 5,000 UNOPS personnel as well as some 7,800 personnel recruited on behalf on our partners. Spread across 80 countries, our workforce is rich in diversity and culture ā€“ with inclusion at its core.

We understand the importance of balancing professional and personal demands and offer several flexible working options.

Explore what we offer here.