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UNAIDS Internship – Programme Management Support for cameroonians 2019

UNAIDS Internship – Programme Management Support for cameroonians 2019


Duty station: Yaoundé, Cameroon

Start date: as soon as possible

Duration: 3-6 months

Application deadline: 27 September 2019

Cameroon's UNAIDS Country Office (UCO) is seeking an Intern to assist with design, coordination and monitoring of projects and initiatives to fast-track responses to the AIDS epidemic in key cities.

The Intern will be based at Cameroon's UCO in Yaoundé and will work as a member of the UCO Team as well as with representatives of the UN Joint Team on HIV/AIDS and other partner organizations (government, civil society and development partners).

The assignment represents a good opportunity for the incumbent to learn from others and from practical work in the field as well as to share knowledge and experience. The assignment must be undertaken as part of university studies or training courses at a graduate level. Only registered students can be considered for this volunteer, non-remunerated assignment
Description of Duties/Tasks
  • Assist with preparation, review and editing of project documents including proposals, concept notes, reports, budgets, proformas, correspondence, reports, briefing notes etc.
  • Assist with the organization of workshops, visits, field missions, trainings and events.
  • Assist with compilation and review of information and data to facilitate use of evidence to guide decision making and project and programme implementation.
  • Assist with communications work and advocacy through social media.
  • Assist with layout of documents and graphical design and presentation of information.
  • Other tasks as assigned by UNAIDS Country Director.
Expected Results/Outputs
  • Timely and meaningful assistance to the above-mentioned tasks.
  • Workshops, visits, missions, events and other activities successfully organised.
  • Reports of quality produced with editorial and graphic design assistance.
  • Assistance provided for effective communication.
  • Candidates must still be enrolled in university or school and preferably doing studies in fields of Public Health, Social Sciences, Administration or in related subject areas.
  • Interest in HIV/AIDS issues
  • Prior work experience in area of HIV/AIDS or other public health issue desirable
  • Previous experience in working on development projects and programmes an asset
  • Very good interpersonal and communications skills
  • Experience in interacting with people from different cultures and backgrounds
  • Good organization, communication and presentation skills
  • Pro-active and independent individual who takes initiative
  • Proven ability to work as part of a team
  • Good oral and written proficiency in both French and English
Contractual arrangements

The duration of the internship is for a minimum of 3 and a maximum of 6 months. The contract will be established by UNAIDS Headquarters. No remuneration of any kind is offered, nor are any travel or subsistence expenses covered. Intern must either be fully self-financed or all costs related to the assignment must be borne under a scholarship or financing secured directly by the Intern. Interns must provide proof of adequate health insurance; UNAIDS will provide accident insurance coverage only. Persons closely related by blood or by marriage to staff members are not eligible for internships.

Interested and qualified candidates are encouraged to apply, through sending a cover letter and updated CV under the subject line `Programme Assistance Internship' to
 cameroon@unaids.org by 27 September 2019.

 Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

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