Internship - Performance Management Career Management Branch HR Division WFP HQ Rome, Italy

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  • Added Date: Wednesday, 03 August 2022
  • Deadline Date: Thursday, 18 August 2022
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Internship โ€“ Performance Management Career Management Branch
HR Division

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. WFPโ€™s greatest strength is its dedicated people working tirelessly around the world to reduce hunger, often under difficult conditions where security threats and risks to personal safety are considerable. More than 20,000 people work across WFPโ€™s worldwide operations.

We are currently seeking to fill a Performance Management intern position in our Career Management Branch of the HR Division.

Brief description of the HR Career Management Branch:

WFPโ€™s dedication to those it serves requires excellence in the competence, skills, and ethical

conduct of its workforce. To support this, the Career Management Branch plays a key role given its mandate of being responsible for performance management, learning and development, career management and development, WFPโ€™s internal promotion system, and employee engagement.

General Information

Title of Post: Internship Supervisor: HR Officer Unit: Career Management Branch Duty Station: To be confirmed (Rome HQ or Remote Working) Duration of internship: 4 months Expected Start Date: ASAP

Duties and responsibilities

Under the direct supervision of the HR Officer, the candidate will perform the following duties:

Assist with a broad range of processes related to performance management which are designed to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of WFPโ€™s workforce; Contribute to the design and support the rollout of progressive online tools and other creative solutions to support the work of HR, the Branch, and WFP employees worldwide; Support the development of effective and innovative communication plans with a view to ensure a high level of engagement for all HR and Career Management-related initiatives; Provide support to other key HR initiatives coordinated by the Branch, such as engagement support, learning and development and long service awards; Be part of the HR team that works closely with Country Offices to support the effective implementation of relevant initiatives in the field, where WFPโ€™s support is most needed; Stay relevant and up to date with market practices and external networks to build recognized capability and credibility. Use this knowledge to identify areas for improvement, share insights with global teams, and build capability in this area.

Qualifications and experience

Currently enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate programme from a recognized university OR recently graduated from an undergraduate or graduate programme (within six months prior to the application to the internship programme) from a recognized university; University course attendance in the past 12 months. Excellent command of English; working knowledge of a second UN language would be an asset (preferably French, Spanish or Arabic); Proficiency in MS Office (Word, Excel, Power Point, Outlook).

Required soft skills/WFP Competencies:

Demonstrated self-starter with drive and initiative; Proficiency in data analysis and data reporting; High proficiency in Excel and PowerPoint; Good communication skills, both orally and writing;

This vacancy is archived.

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