Several No Experience UN Information System Intern Jobs – United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)

Organization: United
Nations Development Programme (UNDP)
Duty Station: Kampala,
About UNDP:
The United Nations Development
Programme (UNDP) is the United Nation’s global development network. UNDP
advocates for change and connects countries to knowledge, experience and
resources to help people build a better life. The UNDP provides expert advice,
training, grant support to developing countries including Uganda with
increasing emphasis on assistance to the least developed countries.
Job Summary: The Information
System Intern will support the historical data collection, capturing and analysis
process at the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).  The Disaster Loss and Damage Information
Intern (s) is to support the implementation of activities under the workstream
on “incorporating DRR into agricultural sector” under the project “Supporting
Developing Countries to Integrate Agricultural Sectors into National Adaptation
Plans (Nap-Ag) Project
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Undertake
    historical disaster data collection from the print media, particularly the
    New vision online archive;
  • Collect
    and validate historical disaster data from all relevant Ministry
    Departments and Agencies, at central and local / district levels;
  • Undertake
    the capture and entering of the collected data into the DesInventar
    information system
  • Support
    data analysis, interpretation and preparation of a “Disaster Statistical
  • To
    accomplish the above, the Disaster Loss and Damage Information Intern will
    be expected to undertake the following detailed tasks:
  • Work
    closely with the Office of the Prime Minister and collect disaster damage
    and loss data from relevant Ministries, Agencies, Departments and Ministry
    of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries and any other available
  • Liaise
    and follow up with district officials to collect historical disaster data;
  • Collect
    Disaster damage and loss data from “New Vision” newspaper digital archives;
  • Transform
    all the collected data including digital data onto the provided standardized
    data collection form
  • Enter
    all the collected data into DesInventar database within give a stipulated
  • After
    entering, support the analysis and preparation of the “Disaster
    Statistical Digest”;
  • Support
    the organization of a national workshop to disseminate the analysis
    results contained in the statistical digest.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The
    ideal applicant for the United Nations UNDP Information System Intern job
    placement should hold be enrolled in a tertiary institution programme
    (university degree or equivalent, or higher from a recognized institution)
    in information and communications technology, or Information management,
    Project management or other relevant fields;
  • Be
    enrolled in the final academic year of a tertiary institution level in any
    of the fields listed above; and
  • Have
    graduated with a tertiary institution degree (as defined in (a) and (b)
    above) and, if selected, must start the internship within one-month.
  • Candidates
    must be able to adapt to an international, multicultural, multilingual
    environment, have good communication skills and can work in a team
  • Previous
    experience from volunteering or extra-curricular activities linked to the
    Vision and Mission of the UN would be considered an asset;
Personal Competencies:
Corporate Competencies:
  • Demonstrates
    integrity by modeling the UN’s values and ethical standards;
  • Advocates
    and promotes the vision, mission, and strategic goals of UN;
  • Displays
    cultural, gender, religion, race, nationality and age sensitivity and
  • Treats
    all people fairly without favoritism.
Functional Competencies:
  • Consistently
    approaches work with professionalism, energy and a positive, constructive
  • Demonstrates
    strong ability to manage relationships with diverse stakeholders;
  • Demonstrates
    excellent oral and written communication skills, adapting to diverse
    stakeholders and audiences;
  • Demonstrates
    strong planning and organization skills;
  • Remains
    calm, in control and good humored even under pressure;
  • Responds
    positively to critical feedback and differing points of view
  • Ability
    to engage and maintain effective rapport with different kinds of people.
  • Ability
    to manage timelines and accomplish tasks as planned.
UNDP is committed to achieving
workforce diversity in terms of gender, nationality and culture. Individuals
from minority groups, indigenous groups and persons with disabilities are
equally encouraged to apply
.  All applications will be treated
with the strictest confidence.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and
interested candidates who so desire to join the United Nations Development
Programme, UNDP, in the aforementioned capacity should endeavor to Apply Online
by Clicking on the link below. Please further review job requirements and if
competent Click Apply Now.
Deadline: 27th February 2018
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