Internship - private sector engagement

  • Added Date: Thursday, 13 July 2023
  • Deadline Date: Friday, 28 July 2023
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UNDP is committed to achieving workforce diversity in terms of gender, nationality and culture. Individuals from minority groups, indigenous groups and persons with disabilities are equally encouraged to apply. All applications will be treated with the strictest confidence.

UNDP does not tolerate sexual exploitation and abuse, any kind of harassment, including sexual harassment, and discrimination. All selected candidates will, therefore, undergo rigorous reference and background checks.


UN Women serves as the Secretariat for the Womenโ€™s Empowerment Principles.

The Womenโ€™s Empowerment Principles (WEPs) are a set of Principles offering guidance to the private sector on how to advance gender equality and womenโ€™s empowerment in the workplace, marketplace and community.

Established by UN Global Compact and UN Women in 2010, the WEPs are informed by international labour and human rights standards and grounded in the recognition that businesses have a stake in, and a responsibility for, gender equality and womenโ€™s empowerment.

WEPs are a primary vehicle for corporate delivery on gender equality dimensions of the 2030 agenda and the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. By joining the WEPs community, the CEO signals commitment to this agenda at the highest levels of the company and to work collaboratively in multistakeholder networks to foster business practices that empower women. These include equal pay for work of equal value, gender-responsive supply chain practices and zero tolerance against sexual harassment in the workplace. See more here.

Duties and Responsibilities

Under the direct supervision and guidance of the Global Head, WEPs, and through a collaborative working relationship with other members of the WEPs team, the intern will assist with the implementation of the WEPs initiative. A work plan with achievements for the duration of the Internship and learning opportunities will be agreed upon:

Tasks and responsibilities

๐Ÿ“š ๐——๐—ถ๐˜€๐—ฐ๐—ผ๐˜ƒ๐—ฒ๐—ฟ ๐—›๐—ผ๐˜„ ๐˜๐—ผ ๐—š๐—ฒ๐˜ ๐—ฎ ๐—๐—ผ๐—ฏ ๐—ถ๐—ป ๐˜๐—ต๐—ฒ ๐—จ๐—ก ๐—ถ๐—ป ๐Ÿฎ๐Ÿฌ๐Ÿฎ๐Ÿฏ! ๐ŸŒ๐Ÿค ๐—ฅ๐—ฒ๐—ฎ๐—ฑ ๐—ผ๐˜‚๐—ฟ ๐—ก๐—˜๐—ช ๐—ฅ๐—ฒ๐—ฐ๐—ฟ๐˜‚๐—ถ๐˜๐—บ๐—ฒ๐—ป๐˜ ๐—š๐˜‚๐—ถ๐—ฑ๐—ฒ ๐˜๐—ผ ๐˜๐—ต๐—ฒ ๐—จ๐—ก ๐Ÿฎ๐Ÿฌ๐Ÿฎ๐Ÿฏ ๐˜„๐—ถ๐˜๐—ต ๐˜๐—ฒ๐˜€๐˜ ๐˜€๐—ฎ๐—บ๐—ฝ๐—น๐—ฒ๐˜€ ๐—ณ๐—ผ๐—ฟ ๐—จ๐—ก๐—›๐—–๐—ฅ, ๐—ช๐—™๐—ฃ, ๐—จ๐—ก๐—œ๐—–๐—˜๐—™, ๐—จ๐—ก๐——๐—ฆ๐—ฆ, ๐—จ๐—ก๐—™๐—ฃ๐—”, ๐—œ๐—ข๐—  ๐—ฎ๐—ป๐—ฑ ๐—ผ๐˜๐—ต๐—ฒ๐—ฟ๐˜€! ๐ŸŒ

โš ๏ธ ๐‚๐ก๐š๐ง๐ ๐ž ๐˜๐จ๐ฎ๐ซ ๐‹๐ข๐Ÿ๐ž ๐๐จ๐ฐ: ๐๐จ๐ฐ๐ž๐ซ๐Ÿ๐ฎ๐ฅ ๐“๐ž๐œ๐ก๐ง๐ข๐ช๐ฎ๐ž๐ฌ ๐ก๐จ๐ฐ ๐ญ๐จ ๐ ๐ž๐ญ ๐š ๐ฃ๐จ๐› ๐ข๐ง ๐ญ๐ก๐ž ๐”๐ง๐ข๐ญ๐ž๐ ๐๐š๐ญ๐ข๐จ๐ง๐ฌ ๐๐Ž๐–!

Draft, schedule and monitor WEPs social media channels relevant to the WEPs community.Support the approval process of new WEPs signatory companies.Assist in the mapping of resources to categorize them by the seven Principles of WEPs.Support the roll out of WEPs webinar series, including by identifying speakers.Assist in the consultations with key stakeholder groups/partners.Assist in the monitoring and assessment of the google analytics.Support any other task relevant to the effective implementation of WEPs journey.Draft brief summaries following webinars and other meetings organized by the WEPs team.Support the development of new contents (e.g. resources, tools, blogs, events) on the WEPs website.Any other relevant tasks to support WEPs Team.

Communication.Teamwork.Planning and Organization.Accountability.Client Orientation.Creativity.Technological Awareness.Commitment to Continuous Learning.

Required Skills and Experience
Undergraduate degree (Bachelors) in social sciences, economics, law, business, management, global/international affairs, communication and knowledge management, or other related fields.Fluency in English is required and one other official language of the United Nations (i.e. Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian or Spanish) is desired.Ability to think and work logically and work precisely with attention to detail.Ability to write clearly and concisely.Initiative, sound judgment and demonstrated ability to work harmoniously with staff members of different national and cultural backgrounds.

Learning elements:

1. Increased understanding of UN Womenโ€™s work and the UN system.

2. Learning different aspects of engaging the private sector on gender equality issues in an international environment.

3. Meeting and networking with UN Women colleagues in other units.

4. Work as a team member in a multicultural setting.

This vacancy is archived.

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