Terms of Reference – Internship
Regional Office for Eastern Africa
Title: Graphics Design Intern (UNODC-ROEA Operations Manual)
Organizational Section/Unit: Regional Office of Eastern Africa of the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC ROEA)
Name and title Supervisor: Sylvie Bertrand -Deputy Regional Representative
Duty Station: Front Office- UNODC ROEA
Proposed period: As soon as possible
Duration: 3 working months (21 working days per month), with possibility of extension of an additional 3 months
1. Background of the assignment:
The Regional Office for Eastern Africa of the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC ROEA) covers thirteen countries, namely, Burundi, Comoros, Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia Kenya, Madagascar, Mauritius, Rwanda, Seychelles, Somalia, Tanzania and Uganda.
The complex human security challenges facing the thirteen countries in the region demand a comprehensive and coherent approach. In this regard, UNODC has developed, in close consultation with the countries in the region, the Regional Programme (RP) for Eastern Africa, entitled: “Promoting the Rule of Law and Security in Eastern Africa” (2016 – 2021).
The RP will enhances the rule of law and human security across the region by supporting Member States in their fight against transnational organized crime, especially piracy; trafficking in persons and smuggling of migrants; corruption; terrorism; drug use prevention, drug treatment and HIV/AIDS, through a variety of programmes aimed at bolstering the countries’ rule of law and justice systems.
2. Purpose of the assignment:
In the context of the implementation of the Regional Programme, project teams are called upon successfully deliver of simple and complexes administrative processes, these include recruitment, procurement, travel, payment, etc.
UNODC – to support pillar teams, is developing an operation manual, as we as clear process step-by-step flowcharts to enhance the quality of outputs and completion of processes in a standardize manner.
The purpose of this assignment is to provide support to the Office of the Representative pf the UNODC with the substantive and visual development of the operations manual for the Regional Office of Eastern Africa which will consolidate the standard operating procedures of the Regional Office to guide all project and administrative work of the Programmes under UNODC ROEA..
3. Specific tasks to be performed by the intern:
Under the direct supervision of the front office and the overall guidance of the Regional Representative for Eastern Africa, the incumbent, will perform the following substantive duties:
Support the Team to develop a UNODC Operations Manual by:
4. Qualifications/expertise sought (required educational background, years of relevant work experience, other special skills or knowledge required)
Candidates for the Internship Programme will be selected on a competitive basis. The following minimum qualifications are required:
5. Voluntary nature of the internship programme:
The UNODC Internship programme operates on a non-remunerative basis. The costs connected with an intern’s participation in the programme must be borne by the nominating institution or government or by the students themselves. The student also must obtain financing for subsistence and make his or her own arrangements for travel, visa, accommodation, etc.
6. Terms of Appointment:
Duration of the internship is from 3 to 6 months and participants are required to work full-time as per UNODC ROEA office hours. Time is allowed for outside research work and interviews.
Interns will need to demonstrate that they hold a comprehensive medical insurance policy.
Whilst the internship is open to applicants of all nationalities, UNODC encourages applicants from States within the Eastern Africa Region.
8. How to Apply:
Interested candidates should complete the UN Internship application form (attached) as well as:
– Submit a cover letter outlining their motivation for doing an internship;
– (No individual CVs will be considered).
Applications should be sent to:
United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime
Regional Office in Eastern Africa
UNON Gigiri, Block X218
PO Box 30218, 00100 Nairobi, Kenya
Applications can be submitted electronically via th application form, attention UNODC / FRONT OFFICE. Note that due to a large volume of applicants, only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
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