UN Women Sénégal

Fonction publique, Administration
Immeuble no. 3, SCI Diama, Ngor-Virage B.P. 154 Dakar, SENEGAL, Sénégal

UN Women Sénégal

Fonction publique, Administration Immeuble no. 3, SCI Diama, Ngor-Virage B.P. 154 Dakar, SENEGAL, Sénégal

Governance, Women Leadership and Political Participation Intern - DAKAR

  • Lieu de travail Dakar, Sénégal| Sénégal
  • Date d'expiration 25 Mai
  • Secteur d'activité Fonction publique, Administration
  • Nombre de postes 01

The Governance Women Leadership Political Participation intern will be exposed to and will be taught on how to apply the knowledge they attain to execute tasks assigned to them in full compliance with UN Women policies and strategies.  He/She will also have an opportunity to work in close collaboration with the staff in the CO to learn, exchange information and ensure consistent service delivery.

Under the supervision of the WLPP NPO, the intern shall perform, inter alia, the following tasks :

  • Support the office in implementation and monitoring of projects activities related to Governance Women Leadership and Political Participation, (e.g., preparation of trainings, workshops, awareness-raising, meetings or advocacy actions, and in organizing related events/activities, drafting termes of reference letters, web articles, meeting minutes or any other related document

  • Support UN Women office in resource mobilization related to Governance Women Leadership and Political Participation by developing concept notes to share with potential donors

  • Provide administrative support to the office in the use of UN-WOMEN's online tools to ensure proper monitoring of projects and activities of the Governance Women Leadership and Political Participation component

  • Assist UN Women staff in various admin tasks

Learning objectives :

  • Increase understanding of UN Women’s work and the UN system

  • Increase knowledge and understanding of issues related to Governance Womens’ Leadership and Political Participation

  • Build and develop professional relationships with UN Women colleagues and colleagues from other UN agencies.

  • Develop project management and evaluation skills. 


  • Respect for Diversity

  • Integrity

  • Professionalism

Core Competencies :

  • Awareness and Sensitivity Regarding Gender Issues

  • Accountability

  • Creative Problem Solving

  • Effective Communication

  • Inclusive Collaboration

  • Stakeholder Engagement

  • Leading by Example

Functional Competencies :

Include Functional Competencies specific to this position here:

  • Excellent writing and researching skills

  • Strong analytical aptitude

  • Good organizational, time management and strong interpersonal skills

  • Ability to work flexibly and meet tight deadlines

  • Attention to detail and proven ability to work independently and effectively

  • Interest in the work of UN Women and to the ideals of the UN Charter

  • Computer literate in standard software applications and familiarity with internet-based research;

  • Energetic self-starter with multi-tasking abilities and discipline with deadlines

  • Ability to successfully interact with individuals of different cultural backgrounds and beliefs, which include willingness to try and understand and be tolerant of differing opinions and views

  • Strong computer skills (i.e. MS Word, Excel, Power Point, Teams, Zoom)

  • Excellent analytical skills

  • Detail oriented. 


Required Skills and Experience
Education :

  • University studies in one of the following disciplines: political studies, development studies, politics, gender/women studies or other relevant subjects is required.

  • Be enrolled in a graduate school programme (second university degree or equivalent, or higher); Be enrolled in the final academic year of a first university degree programme (minimum Bachelor's level or equivalent); Have graduated with a university degree and, if selected, must commence the internship within a one-year period of graduation, or Be enrolled in a postgraduate professional traineeship program which is part of a degree programme and undertake the internship as part of the program requirements.

Language :

  • Excellent communication skills (written and oral) in French and English are required.

  • Working knowledge another UN language is an advantage.

  • Interns who are not in receipt of financial support from other sources such as universities or other institutions will receive a stipend from UN Women to partially subsidize their basic living costs for the duration of the internship.
  • All applicants must submit a completed and signed P.11 form with their application.

  • Due to the high volume of applications received, we can ONLY contact successful candidates.

  • Successful candidate will be required to provide proof of enrollment in a valid health insurance plan at the duty station of the internship, proof of school enrollment or degree, a scanned copy of their passport/national ID and a copy of a valid visa (as applicable).  




1000 à 4999 personnes

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