Organization: International Organization for Migration
Closing date: 23 Dec 2018
I. BACKGROUND INFORMATION
IOM recognizes that access to water and sanitation services, paired with hygiene promotion, is life-saving in humanitarian contexts, while sustainable access to water and sanitation services is also critical in the context of resolving displacement situations and building resilience to future shocks and stressors. As a result, the provision of Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) services has become a constant feature in IOM operations worldwide. The portfolio of programmes and geographical reach has steadily increased during the last 10 years, with current interventions in some 28 countries, positioning IOM as a leading WASH agency.
This internship is aimed to continue strengthening the capacity of IOM WASH to uphold a position of leadership, supporting the global level coordination in the development and monitoring of country programmes and contributing in the organization’s WASH knowledge management.
II. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Under the direct supervision of the IOM Global WASH Coordinator, and overall direction of the Head of the Preparedness and Response Division, the successful candidate will:
III. QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE
The successful candidate will demonstrate the following core behavioral IOM competencies: Accountability
V. LANGUAGES Excellent knowledge of spoken and written English; working knowledge of French is advantageous, Spanish and/or Arabic skill will be an asset.
VI. ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA:
Applicants to the IOM internship programme must, at the time of application, meet one of the following requirements:
a) Be enrolled in the final academic year of a first university degree programme (minimum bachelor’s level or equivalent); or
b) Be enrolled in a graduate school programme (second university degree or equivalent, or higher); or
c) Have graduated with a university degree and, if selected, must commence the internship within one year of graduation.
How to apply:
Interested candidates must submit updated CV and cover letter (in PDF format in one file only with name and surname) to email@example.com adding Wash Global Support Intern in the subject line, no later than Sunday, December 23. Incomplete applications will not be considered.
NOTE: ONLY SHORTLISTED CANDIDATES WILL BE CONTACTED.