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Integrated Quality of Service plan support (IQP)

Bern

  • Organization: UPU - Universal Postal Union
  • Location: Bern
  • Grade: Internship - Internship
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  • Closing Date: 2024-06-29

Work Location
Bern
Expected duration
6 months
Duties and Responsibilities
The Universal Postal Union (UPU), a specialized agency of the United Nations and the principal forum for cooperation between postal sector stakeholders, establishes the rules for international mail exchanges. It has 192 member countries and has its headquarters in Berne. Its primary objective is to encourage the provision of a quality postal service that is accessible to all, and its core mission is to develop social, cultural and commercial communication between peoples. The UPU comprises several bodies, including the Postal Operations Council (POC), made up of representatives from 41 member countries, which considers operational and technical matters of interest to the postal service. It promotes the introduction of new postal products. It also establishes standards for the various technological, operational or other processes and procedures for their implementation. The traineeship will encompass tasks related to the organization of Integrated Quality of Service plan support (IQP) activities and events.
Qualifications/special skills
a. Applicants must at the time of application meet one of the following requirements: - Currently pursuing a degree in Economics, Business, or a related field. - Strong analytical skills with the ability to interpret and summarize complex information. - Familiarity with statistical analysis and data visualization tools. - Proficiency in using research databases, academic journals, and online resources. - Excellent written and verbal communication skills. - Detail-oriented with a commitment to producing accurate and thorough work. - Ability to work independently and collaboratively within a team. - Eagerness to learn and adapt to new challenges. - Ability to work with and understand different nationalities. - Understanding of international interaction. - Ability to work under stress and to manage priorities. - Practical sense.
Languages
Proficiency in English or French is required.
Additional Information
In line with UPU rules, this traineeship is reserved for STUDENTS, recent graduates in the areas described above are also invited to apply. They must have graduated within six months of the date of this announcement. Any other candidate profile will not be considered. The traineeship will be remunerated in accordance with current UPU Human Resources rules.
Intern Specific text
Interns are not financially remunerated by the United Nations. Costs and arrangements for travel, visas, accommodation and living expenses are the responsibility of interns or their sponsoring institutions. Interns who are not citizens or permanent residents of the country where the internship is undertaken, may be required to obtain the appropriate visa and work/employment authorization. Successful candidates should discuss their specific visa requirements before accepting the internship offer.
No Fee
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.
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