UN-HABITAT Gender and Disability Inclusion Intern Jobs 2022 Kenya

UN-HABITAT VacancyUN-HABITAT Gender and Disability Inclusion Intern Jobs 2022 Kenya: Currently the UN-HABITAT is hiring employees for their upcoming projects vacancy for the Gender and Disability Inclusion Intern position. Now for all Kenyan NGO job seekers, it’s a great opportunity to work with UN-HABITAT.

UN-HABITAT Gender and Disability Inclusion Intern Jobs 2022 employment advertisement is published on April 27, 2022. Candidates can apply via online by May 09, 2022.

Organization Name United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-HABITAT)
Type of Organization NGO
Date Posted April 27, 2022
Closing Date May 09, 2022
Position Gender and Disability Inclusion Intern
Total Vacancy N/A
Apply Process online
Country Kenya

UN-HABITAT Gender and Disability Inclusion Intern Jobs 2022

The United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-HABITAT) seeks suitable applicants for the position below at the Nairobi, Kenya.

  • Education: University degree.
  • Experience: No working experience is required to apply for the United Nations Internship Programme. Your training, education, advance course work or skills should benefit the United Nations during your internship.
  • Employment Type: Full-Time.
  • Language: English and French are the working languages of the United Nations Secretariat. For this internship, fluency in oral and written English is required. Knowledge of another official United Nations language is an advantage.
  • Duty Station: Nairobi.
  • Remuneration: As Per Rules.

Other Requirements / Information:

  • Applicants must at the time of application meet one of the following requirements:
  • 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 program (minimum Bachelor’s level or equivalent);
  • Have graduated with Bachelor’s degree, Masters, PhD or equivalent.
  • Be computer literate in standard word processing and spreadsheets software applications such as Microsoft Word and Excel or similar.
  • Have demonstrated keen interest in the work of the United Nations and have a personal commitment to the ideals of the Charter;
  • Have demonstrated 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.
  • Must be currently enrolled in the final year of a Bachelor’s degree, or an advanced university degree (Master’s degree or equivalent) in Gender Studies, Human Rights, Sociology, Anthropology, Political Science, Development Studies, Development Management or a related field.
  • Working knowledge of crosscutting thematic issues such as disability inclusion, human rights, urban planning, gender, and inclusion of older persons is required.
  • Ability to plan, prepare and organize events, meetings, workshops, conferences, and expert groups meetings using key coordination tools (Microsoft teams, zoom, excel etc.) is desirable.
  • Demonstrated ability to carry out research for meetings, workshops, baseline studies, etc. is required.


Daily responsibilities will depend on the individual’s background; the intern’s assigned office as well as the internship period.

Under the supervision of the unit head, the intern will:

  • – Provide support in organizing and conduction of meetings relevant to the work of the unit, including drafting of documents, preparation for and backstopping of meetings, and follow-up activities.
  • – Assist in planning, preparing, and implementing HRSI related events (meetings, workshops, conferences, expert group meetings, community of practice meetings etc.) and support the implementation of specific recommendations arising from these events.
  • – Review and provide HRSI inputs on concept notes, publications, position papers, project documents and any other documents/materials to ensure their inclusion of all cross-cutting issues.
  • – Conduct research and analysis of global, regional, and national trends to support the implementation of the disability inclusion strategy.
  • – Support the work of the senior staff in ensuring that critical inter-agency coordination mechanisms address challenges to gender and disability inclusion that require system-wide solutions.
  • – Support resource mobilization in the area of disability inclusion by developing funding proposals and other documents where needed.
  • – Consolidate surveys, interviews, and data from focus group meetings to support the implementation of the disability inclusion strategy.
  • – Perform other duties as assigned by the supervisor.

How to Apply?

  • Note: Before you apply, please download (link is given below) the full advertisement and read it carefully.
  • Interested candidates can fill the online application form by visiting official website. Candidates have to visit at https://careers.un.org/lbw/jobdetail.aspx?id=179768 to fill the application.
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.
  • The closing date: May 09, 2022.
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