Internship in Quality and Programme Results Monitoring

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Duration: 3-6 working months

Duty Station: UNIDO Headquarters in Vienna

Organizational Context: The Quality Monitoring Division is located in the Office of  Strategic Planning, Coordination and Quality Monitoring , which oversees, from a corporate perspective, that UNIDO’s programmes and projects correctly address the stated objectives of the Organization, especially with regard to the implementation of inclusive and sustainable industrial development (ISID) at project level, and for ensuring the quality of projects and programmes during implementation. In particular, the Office provides support to the Organization’s results-based management (RBM) framework by overseeing the portfolio review, and contributes to the Organization’s risk management system by identifying projects at risk and ensuring that adequate corrective measures are taken promptly, in accordance with the provisions of UNIDO/DGB(P).130: “the programme and project formulation and approval function”. In this context, the Office also supports the effective delivery of UNIDO’s services by ensuring the consistent application of established quality standards in the formulation and implementation of the Organization’s programmes and projects.

Tasks: Under the overall guidance of the Director and the direct supervision of the Division Chief/Officer, the intern will perform the following tasks:

1. Receive training on the administering of programme and project approvals through the Programme Approval and Monitoring Committee;
2. Research the methodological criteria and tools (including risk-assessment procedures) for the design, appraisal and monitoring of programmes and projects;
3. Receive training on the application of the Technical Cooperation Guidelines and quality criteria in these areas;
4. Assist Function Leads and Change Agents in their daily work for the current ERP Implementation for Core Business/TC activities;
5. Conduct research, draft reports and perform other tasks other tasks as assigned by the supervisor.

Qualification requirements:

a.) Academic background: Project Management, Business Administration or a related field.

b.) Computer literacy: Microsoft Windows, proficient use of processing tools such as Microsoft Office package (Word, Excel and PowerPoint) is required.

c.) Core values: We live and act with Integrity; We show Professionalism; We respect Diversity.

d.) Core competencies: We focus on Results and Responsibilities; We focus on People; We Communicate and earn Trust; We think outside the box and Innovate.

How do I make sure my application is complete?

  • submit a fully completed Personal History Form
  • upload the proof of enrollment / certificate of graduation
  • indicate the time in which you are available for an internship with UNIDO
  • feel free to attach supporting documents (CV, reference letter, cover letter, language certificate, etc.)

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