Internship

World Meteorological Organization (WMO)

Geneva, Switzerland 🇨🇭

POST: Internship

GRADE: N/A

DUTY STATION: Geneva, Switzerland

COMMENCEMENT OF DUTY: 1 February 2023 or as soon as possible thereafter

NATURE OF APPOINTMENT: Internship, 12 months

ORGANIZATIONAL UNIT: Cabinet Office of the Secretary-General

WMO is committed to achieving diversity and a balanced workforce. Applications are welcome from qualified women and men, including those with disabilities.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Under the supervision of the Coordination Officer of the Cabinet Office of the Secretary- General (CSG), the incumbent will assist with update of the HUB as well as support the day-to-day work of the executive management support unit.The incumbent will perform the following duties:
(a) Prepare, post on the HUB and update information related to administrative processes of WMO, in collaboration with the relevant departments involved;
(b) Post and update information on the HUB in collaboration with the communications division;
(c) Assist with the days-to-day operations of the executive management unit;
(d) Provide support to the preparation of travel missions for the Executive Management as well as for the President, the Director of Cabinet, and the Director of Cross-Cutting Coordination Water and Cryosphere;
(e) Assist with the preparation of Constituent Body meetings;
(f) Carry out other relevant duties as required.

QUALIFICATIONS

Education
University degree in international relations, political sciences, an environmental domain or a domain relevant to WMO activities.

Experience

  • Applicants are not required to have professional work experience for participation in the internship programme
  • Proficient knowledge and experience of Microsoft Office, especially Sharepoint

Other requirements
Ability to effectively collect and communicate information. Ability to work in a multicultural environment.

Languages
Excellent knowledge of English (both oral and written). Knowledge of other official languages of the Organization would be an advantage.

(Note: The official languages of the Organization are Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Russian and Spanish.)

Additional Information:
Only applicants in whom WMO has a further interest will be contacted. Shortlisted candidates may be required to sit a written assessment and/or an interview.


POSITION TYPE

ORGANIZATION TYPE

EXPERIENCE-LEVEL

IHE Delft MSc in Water and Sustainable Development