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Intern (Energy & Environment Team)

Beijing (China)

Background

There are 6 portfolios in Energy and Environment team: Montreal Protocol, Natural Resource, Climate Change, Biodiversity, Sustainable livelihood, and GEF Small Grants Programme. http://www.cn.undp.org/content/china/en/home/ourwork/environmentandenergy/overview.html

GEF Small Grants Programme is a global initiative. By providing financial and technical support to projects that conserve and restore the environment while enhancing people's well-being and livelihoods, SGP demonstrates that community action can maintain the fine balance between human needs and environmental imperatives.

SGP Global: https://sgp.undp.org

SGP China: http://www.gefsgp.cn/

Duties and Responsibilities

The major responsibility in the team is to support The GEF Small Grants Programme (SGP) mainly focusing on (80%~90% of the intern’s time):

•Translation and proof reading for SGP related documents;

•Project information updating (database and website);

•Maintaining close relationship with NGO partners via social media and campaigns;

•Summarizing the good practices from 89 completed and on-going projects;

•Drafting meeting minutes

•Supporting workshop/training organization;

•Supporting project Monitoring &Evaluation

•Ad hoc assignments

Other tasks to support UNDP Environment & Energy Team in general (20%~10% of the intern’s time):

•Translation and interpretation;

•Taking meeting notes

•Knowledge management (contributing to UNDP Social Media by summarizing the events and missions within E&E team)

•Ad hoc assignments

Competencies

  • Fluency in English and Chinese
  • Experience in the usage of computers and office software packages (MS Word, Excel, etc) and knowledge of spreadsheet and database packages, experience in handling of web based management systems
  • General understanding of NGO and international development issues. 

Required Skills and Experience

Master degree in environment or international development

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.
Before applying, please make sure that you have read the requirements for the position and that you qualify.
Applications from non-qualifying applicants will most likely be discarded by the recruiting manager.
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  • Organization: UNDP - United Nations Development Programme
  • Location: Beijing (China)
  • Grade: Internship
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Energy sector
    • Environment
  • Closing Date: 2018-08-19

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