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INTERNSHIP – UN BOOKING HUB
GLOBAL ACCOMMODATION AND UN BOOKING HUB UNIT, MSD
Remote for WFP HQ ROME, ITALY
The World Food Programme (WFP) is the leading humanitarian organization saving lives and changing lives, delivering food assistance in emergencies and working with communities to improve nutrition and build resilience. We are currently seeking to fill a UN Booking Hub intern position in our Global Accommodation and UN Booking Hub of the Management Service Division, based in Rome, Italy.
BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF THE DIVISION:
The Global Accommodation team provides guidance and support for WFP-managed accommodation. The team is responsible for:
The Global Accommodation Team is also responsible for:
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Under the direct supervision of the Accommodation Common Service Manager, the candidate will perform the following duties:
QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE
REQUIRED SOFT SKILLS/WFP COMPETENCIES:
Working knowledge of English (proficiency/level C) is required.
Working knowledge of French and additional UN official language is preferable (Arabic)
SUPERVISION (Level/Methods of Supervision)
Under the direct supervision the of Accommodation Common Service Manager, the incumbent will be provided with close mentoring, guidance and technical supervision. Performance planning and reviews as well as learning and development discussions will be elemental part of the supervision. The Global Accommodation Manager will be the second-level supervisor. With the support of a comprehensive induction package and assignment of a buddy/mentor, the intern will rapidly become a productive member of the team.
Throughout their assignment WFP interns have access to an industry leading learning platform, WeLearn. Depending on opportunities and availability of funds, he/she may participate in WFP workshops or seminars, as appropriate.
At the end of the assignment, the Intern should be able to:
INFORMATION ON THE COUNTRY OF ASSIGNMENT
Remote internship for WFP HQ Rome
OTHER RELEVANT INFORMATION
TERMS AND CONDITIONS:
WFP LEADERSHIP FRAMEWORK
These are the common standards of behaviour that guide HOW we work together to accomplish our mission.
Leads by Example with Integrity
Drives Results and Delivers on Commitments
Fosters Inclusive and Collaborative Teamwork
Applies Strategic Thinking
Builds and Maintains Sustainable Partnerships
Lives the WFP values and shows humanity and integrity by role modelling care for others
Delivers on commitments and adapts readily to change
Is inclusive and collaborative, and contributes to a culture of learning and personal growth
Demonstrates commitment to gather perspectives, analyse options and risks, and propose new ways of doing things
Builds and nurtures external partnerships and collaborates with partners to deliver common objectives
Different expectations of behavior are defined depending on your grade and role/responsibilities within WFP.
All employment decisions are made on the basis of organizational needs, job requirements, merit, and individual qualifications. WFP is committed to providing an inclusive work environment free of sexual exploitation and abuse, all forms of discrimination, any kind of harassment, sexual harassment, and abuse of authority. Therefore, all selected candidates will undergo rigorous reference and background checks. No appointment under any kind of contract will be offered to members of the UN Advisory Committee on Administrative and Budgetary Questions (ACABQ), International Civil Service Commission (ICSC), FAO Finance Committee, WFP External Auditor, WFP Audit Committee, Joint Inspection Unit (JIU) and other similar bodies within the United Nations system with oversight responsibilities over WFP, both during their service and within three years of ceasing that service.