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United Nations Development Programmme UNDP

Addis Abeba, Etiopia

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Extractive Industries Intern, UNDP Africa Regional Service Centre


6 kk, aloitus keväälllä tai kesällä 2018
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Työtehtävät BACKGROUND

The UNDP has partnered with the African Union Commission (AUC) and the Africa Minerals Development Centre (AMDC) to assist Africa Union (AU) member states to implement the Africa Mining Vision (AMV). The AMV was adopted by African heads of state and government in 2009 and has the promotion of “transparent, equitable and optimal exploitation of mineral resources” to underpin “broad-based sustainable growth and socio-economic development” as its core objective. In this regard, the extractives team at the UNDP Africa Regional Service Centre works with its Country Offices across the African continent to assist African governments to implement the AMV.

The internship is an opportunity for a self-motivated individual to participate in a structured internship aimed at equipping the intern with three main skills:
• Equipping the intern with the skills required to use ‘Big data’ and Big data analaysis concepts and methods’ in development policy analysis,
• Understanding the main legal and policy issues in the mining industry in Africa, and
• Equipping the intern with qualitative data analysis skills.


UNDP will facilitate and provide administrative and logistical support including workspace, Internet access and administrative support to enable her/him to perform her/his assignment. The intern will report to the senior policy advisor. The intern will also have the guidance and mentoring of the extractives team members.


Under the supervision of the Regional adviser on extractives, the intern shall perform, inter alia, the following tasks:

• The collection, categorization and warehousing of various mining legislation and policy in specific African countries;
• With the assistance and guidance of the Regional Programme adviser, conduct initial analysis of data;
• Frequent liaise with relevant UNDP Country Offices to get updates on mineral policy and/or law reforms.

More specific focus will be decided in consultation with the intern taking into account his/her skills development interests.
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Technical / Functional Competencies:
• Interest in big data and big data handling and analysis;
• Strong analytical aptitude, communication and presentation skills;
• Good organizational, time management and strong interpersonal skills;
• Ability to work flexibly and meet tight deadlines;
• Attention to details and ability to work independently and effectively;
• Computer proficiency: MS Office.

Personal Competencies:
• Demonstrates integrity by modeling the UN’s values and ethical standards;
• Demonstrates openness to change and ability to receive / integrate feedback;
• Works collaboratively with team members by sharing information openly and displaying cultural awareness and sensitivity;
• Establishes, builds and sustains effective relationships within the work unit and with internal and external partners;
• Positive and results-oriented attitude.



• Experience conducting research in the field of development,
• Data visualization and analysis skills and experience are a distinct advantage (even without development experience)
• Outstanding writing, editing and fact-checking skills, attention to detail and the ability to review and provide comments on knowledge products
• Familiarity with the UN system and development agenda.


• Fluency in English although fluency in both English and French will be a particularly distinct advantage.

Compliance of the UN Core Values

• Demonstrates integrity by modelling the UN’s values and ethical standards
• Promotes the vision, mission, and strategic goals of UNDP;
• Displays cultural, gender, religion, race, nationality and age sensitivity and adaptability
• Treats all people fairly without favouritism;
• Fulfills all obligations to gender sensitivity and zero tolerance for sexual harassment.

Apuraha 1 100 euroa/kk
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