UNDP Private Sector and Sustainable Investment Internship 2022

The United Nations Development Programme in South Africa, or UNDP, is calling on suitably qualified individuals to submit their application and qualify for its Private Sector and Sustainable Internship intake for 2022. If you’re intending on applying for the position, be sure to go over its minimum eligibility criteria and skills requirements before doing so.

About UNDP

The United Nations Development Programme is the UN’s global development network advocating change and giving countries access to resources, experience, and knowledge to aid people in improving their quality of life. It also works by providing expert advice, grants and training in support of developing countries, particularly the least developed states.

Present in 177 countries, the UNDP works alongside local governments in meeting development challenges and developing local capacity. On an international level, the UNDP aids countries reach their SDG, or Sustainable Development Goals.

UNDP Private Sector and Sustainable Investment Internship 2022

UNDP Private Sector and Sustainable Investment Internship 2022

The incumbent will be joining UNDP South Africa’s Sustainable Development and Poverty Reduction office in Pretoria. The programme runs for a period of three (3) tosix (6) months and will have the successful candidate perform the following duties and responsibilities:

  • Prepare, analyze, and edit concept notes, presentation/briefs and knowledge products
  • Provide assistance with the preparation and review of various COVD 19 response projects of the team
  • Take part in meetings (including virtual conferences) document minutes. and conduct programme implementation
  • Gather relevant communication e.g. newsletters, brochures,rtv
  • Provide assistance in preparing, translating, and distribution of Knowledge Products
  • Design website updates and overhaul
  • Provide support setting up webinars, virtual training sessions, and preparing relevant materials
  • Conduct research about private sector development as well as engagement topics and gather information regarding regional and national projects
  • Carry out thematic research on relevant Covid-19 finance strategies , and business models from the business sector or similar public and private partnerships, particularly in the green economy and digital transformation, informal enterprises,  and digital finance solutions for MSMEs
  • Organize and maintain files, online database, and social media, and relevant documents

Who should apply?

  • Currently, a full-time student pursuing a graduate degree in development finance, economics, or, in their final year of academic studies in pursuit of first their university degree; or a graduate of any of the aforementioned studies and will graduate no more than year at the star of the internship
  • Preferably with a good grasp of Private Sector Development and Engagement Practice
  • Working experience in business development and data-driven management offering e-commerce solutions is a definite advantage
  • Effective research and writing skills
  • Strong communications, presentation, and analytical skills
  • Solid organizational, interpersonal, and time management skills
  • Sharp eye for details and able produce results independently
  • Background in website content management
  • Proficient in MS Office applications
  • Flexible and able to make deadlines
  • Able to demonstrate integrity by embodying the ethical standards and values of the UN
  • Positive disposition about change and accepting/integrating feedback
  • An excellent team player; open to information sharing within a culturally diverse work environment
  • Capable of cultivating and nurturing healthy work relations with colleagues, and internal/external partners
  • Self-motivated, driven, with a constantly positive outlook

How do I apply?

Eligible candidates will need to fill out an online application form on the UNDP’s Jobs pages. Click the link below to get started:

Apply online for the UNDP Private Sector and Sustainable Investment Internship 2022.

Application Deadline?

The deadline for submission of applications is on 27 May 2022.

The internship programme is set to commence on 01 June 2022 and will run for a period of three (3) to six (6) months.

Contact Information

If you’re experiencing issues during the online application process, send an email to erecruit.helpdesk@undp.org.

Click on the link to view a PDF copy of the UNDP Private Sector and Sustainable Investment Internship 2022 advert page.

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