Software Developer for Green Energy Projects Internship

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  • Added Date: Wednesday, 03 August 2022
  • Deadline Date: Thursday, 01 September 2022
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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.


Background

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Unit of Information and Technology Management (ITM) in Copenhagen is responsible for supporting UNDP Country Offices around the world with ICT and Green Energy solutions. Our Unit offers a stimulating and versatile internship in an International Environment with contact to various partners from some 166 countries with UNDP presence. We are a team who work in a dynamic and informal atmosphere, and we expect our interns to become vital members of the team.

As an intern, you will be given tasks and opportunities that have a direct global impact on the development efforts of the international community. The UNDP/ITM internship programme enhances the academic life experience of passionate students as interns and empowers them to become socially responsible, innovative, and environmentally conscious leaders of tomorrow. We bridge the gap between textbook learning and real-life industry experience by taking interns behind the scenes of the worldโ€™s leading clean energy and sustainability initiatives, while learning to take into consideration the local context.

Being a part of our dynamic unit, you will also gain worldwide connections with other top-talented interns and UN staff from other agencies; our office is located at the UN City in Copenhagen, giving you the opportunity to interact with people outside the UNDP ITM Unit.


Duties and Responsibilities
  • Support online collaboration tools and business process automation solutions for UNDP Country Offices within the collaboration platform (Microsoft SharePoint and Office 365)

  • Assist in the development of applications using PowerApps for business processes to replace manual and paper-based processes with new and evolving cloud-based functions.

    • Assist in building applications that employ PowerApps and Flow for mobile-enabled data entry, approvals, and reporting, as may be required.

    • Provide support in expanding and refining existing tools used in the implementation of Green Energy Projects implemented by Green Energy Team.

    • Support the collection, consolidation, and analysis of data for project-tracking, and data visualization using Excel, Power BI, and other business intelligence tools. Contribute with innovative perspectives to improve online reports and dashboards for internal and external use.

    • Assist in enhancing user interfaces of existing apps based on UI/UX best practices and user acceptance testing.Support and continuously innovate (kaizen) the Green Energy procedures, instructions and templates from best practice and then disseminate them through the user community liaising with the communications team

    • Assist in elaborating and cleaning data gathered via IoT devices installed in UNDP Country Offices by using Data Science principles

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