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UN Internship Jobs - Reproductive Maternal, Neonatal, Child and Adolescent Health (RMNCAH) Intern - United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF)


Organization: United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF)
Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda

About US:
The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) is mandated by the UN general assembly to advocate for the protection of children’s rights, to help meet their basic needs and expand their opportunities to reach their full potential. Together with our partners, we work in 190 countries and territories to translate that commitment into practical action, focusing special effort on reaching the most vulnerable and excluded children, to the benefit of all children, everywhere.

Job Summary:  Supply chain monitoring/end user monitoring and providing data from community initiatives to document lessons learned and good practices remain a key area of concern that requires support with additional human resources. The internship option provides an opportunity to the new graduates to learn key skills and competencies in practical manner.  The internship is a learning opportunity for the potential incumbent in RMNCAH.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: The intern will receive orientation from the MNH Specialists and assist them in the following tasks:
Support supply/equipment management system for MNH at district level 
  • Support MNH specialist to coordinate with PCA partners for identifying the supply needs in the districts.
  • Develop a tracking system for the MNH supplies/equipment which enables the health specialists in UNICEF and MoH counterparts to carry out end user monitoring and identify key gaps in the distribution and use of the supplies/equipment.
Support to scale up and documentation of the Key Family Care Practices
  • Support to the MNH specialists and zone office colleagues to document the results from the implementation of the key family practices.
  • As learning opportunity, participate in the KFCP review meetings, trainings and community based activities.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the United Nations UNICEF Reproductive Maternal, Neonatal, Child and Adolescent Health (RMNCAH) Intern job opportunity should be enrolled in an undergraduate, graduate or Ph.D. degree programme or have graduated within the past two years.
  • Applicants must be at least 18 years old.
  • Be proficient in at least one of UNICEF's working languages: English, French or Spanish. Fluency in the working language of the office you are applying to is required.
  • Have excellent academic performance as demonstrated by recent university or institution records.
  • Have no immediate relatives (e.g. father, mother, brother, sister) working in any UNICEF office; and
  • Have no other relatives in the line of authority which the intern will report to.
  • UNICEF’s Core Values: Commitment, Diversity and Integrity and core competencies in Communication, Working with People and Drive for Results.

NB: The United Nations does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process (Application, interview meeting, processing, or training). The United Nations does not concern itself with information on applicants’ bank accounts.

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates desiring to serve the United Nations in the aforementioned capacity should express their interest by visiting the UN recruitment website and clicking Apply Now.


Deadline: 27th September 2019

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