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  • Organization: UNDP - United Nations Development Programme
  • Location: Bangkok
  • Grade: Internship
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Education, Learning and Training
    • Information Technology and Computer Science
    • Administrative support
  • Closing Date: 2018-04-30

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Learning Technology Internship - Mobile UI/UX Design

Bangkok (Thailand)

Background

The Integrated Talent Management Unit is responsible for designing strategies, solutions, tools and services that enable and facilitate more effective and impactful people decisions, and help shape a workplace where individuals thrive and teams excel. The Unit includes several service lines e.g. competency management, job design and classification; talent sourcing, onboarding, and succession management; diversity, employee engagement, and staff well-being; performance management, learning and leadership development, and career management. It also includes a distinct service line for internal management consulting which enables strategic positioning, resources alignment and business process reengineering.

The mission of ITM is to enable effective management of UNDP talent through full integration of all aspects of talent management. Such an approach incorporates data from a variety of processes from recruitment, to performance management, learning, and development, and translates it into a coherent ‘employee life cycle' centered around one competency framework aligned with the UNDP Strategic Plan.

In this context the Talent Development Unit (TDU) is a centre of expertise that designs and delivers state of the art learning and development solutions to UNDP staff worldwide. Through the delivery of large scale leadership development programmes; tailored development programmes for key leadership roles; an extensive offering of high quality online courses on UNDP’s core business and professional certification programmes as well as customised development planning and career management tools, it enables and supports UNDP staff to build skills, grow and leverage the power of learning across all areas of work.

TDU’s role is to utilize continuous learning models to create development solutions that solve organizational problems, support organizational performance and engage staff. It is essential that UNDP staff continuously develop their knowledge, skills, experiences and strengths.

Duties and Responsibilities

As part of UNDP’s continuous efforts to reinforce a continuous learning culture at UNDP, the Talent Development Unit of Office of Human Resources has decided to prototype a learning mobile application for all UNDP staff members around the globe. This application aims to improve the accessibility and availability of most relevant learning resources and strengthen the connections and interactions between TDU and other parts of the UNDP.

The Learning Intern’s primary function is to support the research, design and prototyping of this learning application.    

  • Work closely with internal and external stakeholders on the business requirements and user experience.
  • Conduct research on the current available learning applications; identify the weaknesses and strengths
  • Ideate and brainstorm solutions to fill in the delivery gap through mobile technologies.
  • Support design and prototyping of UNDP’s Talent Development Mobile Application
  • Assist in developing the product feature set and graphics
  • Assist in creating project documents and communication materials.
  • Support other activities as requested.

Competencies

  • Excellent communication skills;
  • Excellent organizational skills;
  • Attention to details;
  • Identifies priority activities and assignments;
  • Works collaboratively with colleagues to achieve organizational goals;
  • Maintain confidentiality.

Required Skills and Experience

Education:

Candidates must meet one of the following educational requirements:

  • currently in the final year of a Bachelor’s degree; or
  • currently enrolled in a Master’s degree; or
  • have graduated no longer than 1 year ago from a master’s degree or equivalent studies.

Experience:

  • Knowledge of a least one mobile prototyping tools.
  • Knowledge of Objective C or Swift is desired.  

Language:

  • Fluency in English;
  • Working knowledge of another UN language is an asset.

Conditions:

  • Any individual hired under these conditions are not staff and therefore, are not covered by UN Staff Regulations and Rules;
  • UNDP internship programme does not provide a salary or remuneration for the internship;
  • All the expenses connected with the internship will be borne by the intern, sponsoring Government or institution;
  • UNDP accepts no responsibility for costs arising from accidents and/or illness or death incurred during the internship;
  • 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 or for six months immediately following the expiration date of internship;
  • The intern must provide proof of enrollment in health insurance plan;
  • Interns are not staff members and may not represent UNDP in any official capacity;
  • Only those students who will return to their studies upon completion of their internship assignments are eligible.
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.
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