UNICEF - Paid internship Monitoring and Evaluation
Location: Geneva, Switzerland
Deadline: 31 August 2018
The UNICEF Europe and Central Asia Regional Office (ECARO) is seeking two qualified interns to contribute to the design, planning, budgeting and implementation of complex evaluations managed by the Regional Office.
Purpose of Assignment
Within the framework of the current UNICEF Europe and Central Asia Regional Office (ECARO) work plan, the overall purpose of the assignment is to assist the Regional Advisor, Monitoring and Evaluation in the preparation of planned Country Programme Evaluations for 2019.
Contribute to the design, planning, budgeting and implementation of complex evaluations managed by the Regional Office.
- Provide support in researching, compiling, analysing and summarizing information on completed, on-going and up-coming regional evaluation related activities, including human rights, equity and gender aspects;
- Conduct preparatory work and analysis for new evaluations.
- Assist in the design and review of the evaluation frameworks and of evaluation tools.
- Assist in the tendering and recruitment processes for RO managed evaluations.
- Ensure UNICEF's online database for evaluations is continuously updated for the regional evaluations in progress. Support the updating of the evaluation consultants roster.
- Provide logistical and substantive support in evaluation exercises, ensuring regular communication with UNICEF country offices and evaluation teams.
- Assist in design work of evaluation outputs, ensuring that they are attractive and user friendly.
- Participate in evaluation inception missions.
- Perform other work related duties as assigned.
6 months(Flexible start date between October and December 2018)
To be considered for an internship with UNICEF, applicants must meet the following requirements:
◾be enrolled in a degree programme in an undergraduate or graduate school, or be a recent graduate
◾have formal training in the conduct of rigorous independent evaluations. Experience in the application of UN evaluation norms and standards is an asset.
◾be proficient in English (working language of the Regional Office);
◾have strong academic performance as demonstrated by recent university or institution records or, if not available, a reference letter from an academic supervisor;
◾have no immediate relatives (e.g. father, mother, brother, sister) working in any UNICEF office; and
◾have no other relatives in the line of authority which the intern will report to
Required Skills and Experience
◾be enrolled in or graduate from in economics, political science or other relevant social science, or a related field,
◾Strong interest in and knowledge of Human Rights, especially Child Rights,
◾Prior experience in the work environment of an international agency, NGOs, UN, or international institutions and knowledge of international development policies and programmes is desirable,
◾Excellent computer literacy (Microsoft Office products) and ability to manipulate and present data
◾Fluency in spoken and written English (knowledge of Russian is an asset).
◾Self-starter, with ability to multi-task and work to deadlines,
◾Analytical and conceptual thinking,
◾Good English-language writing skills
◾Pays attention to details and is well-organized and systematic,
◾Able to work in a multicultural setting,
◾Highest standards of integrity, work ethic and personal motivation
Evaluation of qualified candidates may include an assessment exercise which may be followed by competency-based interview.
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