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WFP seeks candidates of the highest integrity and professionalism who share our humanitarian principles.
Selection of staff is made on a competitive basis, and we are committed to promoting diversity and gender balance.
The United Nations World Food Programme is the world’s largest humanitarian agency fighting hunger worldwide. The mission of WFP is to help the world achieve Zero Hunger in our lifetimes. Every day, WFP works worldwide to ensure that no child goes to bed hungry and that the poorest and most vulnerable, particularly women and children, can access the nutritious food they need.
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BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE OF THE ASSIGNMENT:
WFP’s ability to achieve its Strategic Objectives depends on its capacity to deliver food assistance that addresses the different needs and priorities of the women, men, girls and boys whom it serves. A world with zero hunger can be achieved only when everyone has equal opportunities, equal access to resources, and equal voice in the decisions that shape their households, communities and societies. WFP is committed to integrate gender equality and women’s empowerment into all of its work and activities, to ensure that the different food security and nutrition needs of women, men, girls and boys are met.
WFP’s Internship opportunities are designed to promote a better understanding of the United Nations World Food Programme mandate and commitments. In Tanzania, the internship opportunities serve as a tool for students which augments their study and career development, and it also allows the organisation to benefit from the students specializing in fields relevant to activities carried out in the region.
STANDARD MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
Experience: 0-2 years of experience
Languages: Advanced working knowledge in English language (proficiency/level C).
The World Food Programme is the world’s largest humanitarian agency, fighting hunger worldwide. We are currently seeking to fill an internship position under the WFP Gender and Protection of the RBJ/Tanzania. The position will be based at our Country Office in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. The Internship will be for an initial period of 6 months starting from 1 October 2021.
The Gender and Protection Team of Tanzania seeks to hire an intern to support the team in mainstreaming gender and protection in the Tanzania programme as well as in enhancing the GEWE visibility, knowledge sharing, and learning. The main task for the intern is to support the data-related tasks and knowledge management.
KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES (not all-inclusive)
Under the direct supervision of the Gender and Protection Advisor. The Intern is expected to perform the following responsibilities:
OTHER SPECIFIC JOB REQUIREMENTS
Knowledge & Skills: The incumbent should have the following skills and experience: M&E experience, Proficiency in MS Office (Word, Excel, Power Point); Experience utilizing computer programs, including word processing, spreadsheets, data capture systems and other software packages and systems; Ability to deliver results through planning and organizing own activities effectively; Ability to manage multiple requests at a time; Excellent teamwork skills in a multicultural environment; Detailed work style and strong work ethics; Ability to meet strict deadlines
Tanzania annual Gender electronic newsletters
A draft report on the progress of gender and protection mainstreaming
TERMS AND CONDITIONS
DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS
The deadline of applications is 14 September 2021.
Female applicants, people with disability and qualified applicants are especially encouraged to apply.
WFP has zero tolerance for discrimination and does not discriminate on the basis of HIV/AIDS status.
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.
The deadline for submitting the application is 14 September 2021.