United Nations Human Settlements Programme Job Vacancy Application Details

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Job Vacancy Opened at United Nations Human Settlements Programme for Application | How to Apply.

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United Nations Human Settlements Programme Job Vacancy Application Instruction.

The United Nations Human Settlements Programme recruitment is opened for the below positions available. All Eligible and Interested applicants may apply online for the available vacancies before the recruitment application deadline as published on Kenyapen.com.

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Details of United Nations Human Settlements Programme Vacancy Positions & How to Apply.

Org. Setting and Reporting

The United Nations Human Settlements Programme, UN-Habitat, is the agency for human settlements. It is mandated by the UN General Assembly to promote socially and environmentally sustainable towns and cities with the goal of providing adequate shelter for all.

The UN-HABITAT Legal internship is for 6 months.

The Internship is UNPAID and full-time.

Interns work five days per week (35 hours) under the supervision of a staff member in the department or office to which they are assigned.

Responsibilities

Daily responsibilities will depend on the individual’s background; the intern’s assigned office as well as the internship period.

Under the Direct supervision of the Legal officer, the intern will:

  • Assist the Legal Officer in carrying out legal research and other legal related functions
  • Research rules, policies and regulations of the UN, both constitutional and operational, including privileges and immunities, the use of UN logo, the name and emblem and draft memoranda thereon,
  • Research issues relating to international commercial and contract law as applicable to international public institutions and their dealings with partners.
  • Assist with the drafting of legal memoranda, submissions, or portions thereof including statements of relevant facts;
  • Review draft correspondence and legal submissions
  • Contribute to sharing of legal knowledge with UN-Habitat.
  • Assist in the setting up pf the legal database of UN-Habitat
  • Assist in other matters as assigned by the Legal OfficerCompetencies

    Communication: Speaks and writes clearly and effectively. Listens to others, correctly interprets messages from others and responds appropriately. Asks questions to clarify, and exhibits interest in having two-way communication. Tailors language, tone, style and format to match the audience. Demonstrates openness in sharing information and keeping people informed.

Teamwork: Works collaboratively with colleagues to achieve organizational goals. Solicits input by genuinely valuing others’ ideas and expertise; is willing to learn from others. Places team agenda before personal agenda. Supports and acts in accordance with final group decision, even when such decisions may not entirely reflect own position. Shares credit for team accomplishments and accepts joint responsibility for team shortcomings.

Client orientation: Considers all those to whom services are provided to be “clients” and seeks to see things from clients’ point of view. Establishes and maintains productive partnerships with clients by gaining their trust and respect. Identifies clients’ needs and matches them to appropriate solutions. Monitors ongoing developments inside and outside the clients’ environment to keep informed and anticipate problems. Keeps clients informed of progress or setbacks in projects. Meets timeline for delivery of products or services to client.

Education

Applicants must at the time of application meet one of the following requirements:
a. Be enrolled in a graduate school programme (second university degree or equivalent, or higher).
b. Be enrolled in the final academic year of a first university degree program (minimum Bachelor’s level or equivalent).
c. Have graduated with a university degree and, if selected, must commence the internship within a one-year period of graduation.

Be computer literate in standard software applications.

Have demonstrated keen interest in the work of the United Nations and have a personal commitment to the ideals of the Charter.

Have a demonstrated ability to successfully interact with individuals of different cultural backgrounds and beliefs, which include willingness to try and understand and be tolerant of differing opinions and views.

Preferred Area of Study:
LLB or BA and preferably having just completed law school or engaged in a masters course in a related field.

Work Experience

Not Applicable

Languages

English and French are the working languages of the United Nations Secretariat. For this internship, Fluency in English is required.

Assessment

Potential candidates will be contacted by hiring manager directly for further consideration.

Special Notice

Your application for this internship must include:

  • A Completed application (Personal History Profile) and Cover Note, through the UN careers Portal. Incomplete applications will not be reviewed.

The Cover Note must include:

  • Title of the degree you are currently pursuing
  • Graduation Date
  • IT skills and programmes you are proficient in
  • Explain why you are the best candidate for this specific internship

Explain your interest in the United Nations Internship Programme, ensure to include all past work experience (if any).

  • Proof of enrollment from current University (if not graduated).
  • A copy of degree certificate (if you have already graduated).

Due to a high volume of applications received, ONLY successful candidates will be contacted.

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How to Apply

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