New job Gender Mainstreaming Internship (NRM and Biodiversity) in Delhi

Gender Mainstreaming Internship (NRM and Biodiversity)

Company : United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)
Salary : Details not provided
Location : Delhi

Full Description

Gender Mainstreaming Internship (NRM and Biodiversity)


Location :
New Delhi, INDIA

Application Deadline :
31-May-21 (Midnight New York, USA)

Time left :
6d 19h 53m

Type of Contract :
Internship

Post Level :
Intern

Languages Required :
English

Starting Date :
(date when the selected candidate is expected to start)
07-Jun-2021

Duration of Initial Contract :
6 months

Expected Duration of Assignment :
6 months



UNDP is committed to achieving workforce diversity in terms of gender, nationality and culture. Individuals from minority groups, indigenous groups and persons with disabilities are equally encouraged to apply. All applications will be treated with the strictest confidence.

UNDP does not tolerate sexual exploitation and abuse, any kind of harassment, including sexual harassment, and discrimination. All selected candidates will, therefore, undergo rigorous reference and background checks.



Background


UNDP works in more than 170 countries and territories, helping to achieve the eradication of poverty and the reduction of inequalities, poverty and exclusion while protecting the planet. UNDP helps countries develop strong policies, skills, partnerships and institutions so they can sustain a multidimensional level of progress that extends beyond economic gains. UNDP has worked in India since 1951 in almost all areas of human development, from systems and institutional strengthening to inclusive growth and sustainable livelihoods, as well as sustainable energy, environment and resilience.

UNDP has adopted Gender Equality Strategy 2018-2021, which commits the organization to intensify its efforts to mainstream gender equality across all of its areas of work. In particular, the strategy is focused on removing structural barriers to women’s economic empowerment; preventing and responding to gender-based violence; promoting women’s participation and leadership in all forms of decision-making; and strengthening gender-responsive strategies in crisis prevention, preparedness and recovery, including climate change. UNDP India is working to its best ability to support various Ministries, donors, partners, projects and state teams across the country on mainstreaming gender and social concerns in various Natural Resource Management Projects.

The intern will be responsible for mainstreaming gender and social concerns in the Natural Resource Management Projects by preparing project gender action plans and supporting state teams in implementation of the same.




Duties and Responsibilities


Under the guidance of Livelihoods & Gender Specialist, NRM & Biodiversity, UNDP India the intern will have the following duties and responsibilities:

  • Support in preparation of gender action plans that includes gender mainstreaming strategies, stakeholder analysis, gendered monitoring and evaluation plans for the NRM projects specifically in the India High Range Mountain Landscape Project.
  • Contributing to capacity development of other team members on gender mainstreaming & social inclusion.
  • Supporting state project teams in developing gendered monitoring and evaluation plans for specific livelihood & conservation activities.
  • Contribute and guide state project teams in mainstreaming gender concerns in the NRM projects by helping them preparing and implementing state/ project specific gender action plans.
  • Providing inputs on different project documents that includes periodic project reports, monitoring & evaluation reports- baseline, midterm and end-term evaluation reports; different project specific studies for incorporating gender concerns.
  • Supporting other project team members such as communications in developing and documenting women centric case studies & developing gender sensitive communication document.
  • Any other task as advised by the team.



Competencies


Competencies:

  • Strong sense of collaborative work, excellent communication and interpersonal skills;
  • Keen attention to detail;
  • Excellent designing skills;
  • Works collaboratively with colleagues to achieve organizational goals; solicits input by genuinely valuing others’ ideas and expertise;
  • Is willing to learn from others; places team agenda before personal agenda;



Required Skills and Experience


Education:

Applicants to the UNDP internship programme must at the time of application meet one of the following requirements:

(a) Be enrolled in a postgraduate degree programme (such as a master’s programme, or higher) on relevant subject such as Gender Studies.

(b) Be enrolled in the final academic year of a first university degree programme (such as bachelor’s degree or equivalent) on relevant subject such as gender studies.

(c) Have recently graduated with a university degree (as defined in (a) and (b) above);

(d) Be enrolled in a postgraduate professional traineeship program and undertake the internship as part of this program.

Skills:

  • Excellent understanding about gender development & mainstreaming & have understanding to analyse gender concerns in natural resources and food security issues such as climate change.
  • Good understanding on issues such as national and international policy analysis, gender in health, domestic violence etc.
  • Experience of working with/ volunteering with research institutes/ civil society organisations on gender research projects/ implementing or evaluating gender projects would be preferred.
  • Ability to produce quality document with quick turnaround time.
  • Experience in writing blogs, features, articles & documenting gender specific case studies would be an asset.
  • Good team player and ability to adapt to change in work environment.

Language Requirements:

Fluency in English, while understanding of Hindi is desirable.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE/ HOW TO APPLY :

THE APPLICATION SHOULD CONTAIN THE FOLLOWING:

The completed “Internship Intern Form” available on the UNDP India website at Internship Intern Form (available at: Jobs/Internships | UNDP in India) should be completed along with a current and detailed Resume.

Please group the above two documents into one (1) single PDF document and upload document.

Candidates who are selected must submit the following documents, upon selection: :

Official letter from the University confirming enrollment in their undergraduate or graduate-level degree programme;

Proof of medical and life/accident insurance valid for the location in which the internship will be carried out. Selected intern must have medical and life insurance.

Working arrangements:

Interns may be given a stipend according to UNDP Internship Policy, if it is not financially supported by any institution or programme, such as a university, government foundation or scholarship programme. A stipend intended to help cover basic daily expenses related to the internship, such as meals and transportation at the duty station. The stipend will be paid on a monthly basis and part-time internship arrangements are prorated accordingly.

Interns are responsible for securing adequate medical insurance for the duration of the internship. UNDP accepts no responsibility for costs arising from accidents and/or illness or death incurred during the internship. Interns must provide proof of enrollment in health insurance plan.

Interns are expected to work full time, but flexibility is allowed for education programmes.

The intern is responsible for obtaining necessary visas and arranging travel to and from the duty station where the internship will be performed.

Interns are not eligible to apply for, or be appointed to, any post in UNDP during the period of the internship.

Interns are not staff members and may not represent UNDP in any official capacity.

The purpose of the internship is not to lead to further employment with UNDP, but to complement an intern’s studies. Therefore, there should be no expectation of employment at the end of an internship. The intern will be evaluated at the end of the internship.

IMPORTANT: Family relationships are required to be disclosed in order to avoid real or perceived family influence or conflict of interest, within UNDP. If the candidate/ hiring manager has not disclosed that he/she was related to an individual employed by UNDP in whatever contractual modality and irrespective of the nature of the family relationship, this may constitute a basis for withdrawing the offer of internship or, if the internship has started, to terminate it without notice or indemnity.

UNDP is committed to achieving workforce diversity in terms of gender, nationality and culture. Individuals from minority groups, indigenous groups and persons with disabilities are equally encouraged to apply. All applications will be treated with the strictest confidence.

UNDP does not tolerate sexual Exploitation and abuse, any kind of harassment, including sexual harassment, and discrimination.

All selected candidates will be required to undergo rigorous reference and background checks.


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