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Women’s Economic Empowerment Intern at UN Women

Location: Abuja
Type of Contract: Internship
Post Level: Intern
Languages Required: English
Duration of Initial Contract: Initial duration of 3 months
Expected Duration of Assignment: 6 months

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assist in the organization of a multi-stakeholder dialogues and policy discussions on women’s economic empowerment
  • Support  research and data gathering  and assist in the preparation of briefing notes on women’s economic empowerment
  • Provide support for the review of institutions providing trainings on procurement, as well as procurement training packages available to Government procurement officers
  • Assist in the conduct of advocacy dialogue and outreach interventions to expand partnerships for UN Women’s programme interventions on the area of women’s economic empowerment
  • Assist in writing meeting minutes, mission and training reports
  • Facilitate the documentation of human-interest stories and best practices
  • Participate in inter-agency and partnership coordination meetings
  • Monitor the implementation of Women’s Economic Empowerment projects

Required Skills and Experience

  • The intern must have completed university studies (minimum of Bachelor’s level or equivalent) or be enrolled in the final academic year of a first university degree programme in Economics, Development Finance studies, Gender studies, International Development, Procurement, Public Policy or related study areas
  • Be enrolled in a graduate-school programme (second university degree or equivalent, or higher);
  • Have graduated with a university degree and, if selected, must commence the internship within a one-year period of graduation.

Applicants to the  internship programme must at the time of application meet one of the following requirements:

  • Be enrolled in a graduate school programme (second university degree or equivalent, or higher);
  • Be enrolled in the final academic year of a first university degree programme (minimum Bachelor’s level or equivalent);
  • Have graduated with a university degree (as defined in (a) and (b) above) and, if selected, must start the internship within one-year of graduation.

Interns are not financially remunerated by UN Women.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidate should apply here

4th March, 2019 (Midnight New York, USA)

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