Project Management Internship Opportunity within the United Nations Global Service Centre (UNGSC)

Project Management Internship Opportunity within the United Nations Global Service Centre (UNGSC)

No working experience is required to apply for the United Nations Internship Programme. Your training, education, advance course work or skills should benefit the United Nations during your internship.

Project Management Internship Opportunity within the United Nations Global Service Centre (UNGSC)

The United Nations Global Service Centre (UNGSC) provides critical Supply Chain, Geospatial, Information and Telecommunications Technologies services and Training to all peacekeeping and special political missions around the world as well as to other UN Offices, Agencies Funds and Programs.

This position is located within the Office of the Chief Central Service, based in the United Nations Global Service Centre (UNGSC) in Brindisi, Italy.

The Project Management intern reports to the Chief Central Service.

The Project Management internship is for a maximum period of 6 months. One (1) post is available


Under the direct supervision of the Chief Central Service or his/her designated officer, the Project Management intern will be performing the following duties:
• support the development and implementation of projects and initiatives with a focus on innovation, communication and outreach;
• Assists the Service to coordinate briefings, client meetings and partnership discussions including preparations of the data and materials, following up actions from the meeting etc;
• Supports workshops, dialogues, and other learning opportunities to help staff adopt new ways of working;
• Experiments with and explores new tools and approaches to improv team processes;
• Brings creative thinking to the team and being willing to share;
• Performs other duties as required


Creativity: Actively seeks to improve programmes or services. Offers new and different options to solve problems or meet client needs. Promotes and persuades others to consider new ideas. Takes calculated risks on new and unusual ideas; thinks “outside the box.” Takes an interest in new ideas and new ways of doing things. Is not bound by current thinking or traditional approaches.

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.

Technological awareness: Keeps abreast of available technology. Understands applicability and limitations of technology to the work of the office. Actively seeks to apply technology to appropriate tasks. Shows willingness to learn new technology


Please note that to qualify for an internship with the United Nations Internship Programme, applicants must meet one of the following requirements:
(a) be enrolled in, or have completed, a graduate school programme (second university degree or equivalent, or higher);
(b) be enrolled in, or have completed, the final academic year of a first university degree programme (minimum bachelor’s level or equivalent).

DEADLINE: 25 March, 2024

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