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Intern, Innovative Finance

Washington D.C. | Geneva

  • Organization: Gavi, Vaccine Alliance
  • Location: Washington D.C. | Geneva
  • Grade: Internship - Internship
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Banking and Finance
    • Innovations for Sustainable Development
  • Closing Date: Closed
Key functions and deliverables:
  • Timely and high-quality research, presentation and coordination support for IF (Innovative Finance) product development and IFFIm (International Finance Facility for Immunisation) strategic initiatives
  • High-quality support in the planning and preparation of IFFIm events/activities
  • Timely and high-quality support for the smooth operation of IF
  • Support in financial data analyses and presentations
  • Facilitation of IF knowledge management through streamlined structuring and organisation of information/documents
  • Support Innovative Finance’s broader product development activity including, but not limited to, research, pitch development and coordination
  • Support IFFIm’s strategic initiatives including, but not limited to, research, presentation preparation and coordination
  • Support IFFIm analytics including, but not limited to, data organisation, modelling and presentation
  • Support and help with preparations for other IFFIm periodic events/activities, such as IFFIm Board meetings, IFFIm donor meetings and IFFIm communications (website, brochure, resource guides, etc)
  • Support IF team’s engagement with IFFIm stakeholders, including other teams across the Gavi Secretariat, current and prospective IFFIm donors, World Bank counterparts, etc
  • Support development and implementation of streamlined knowledge management systems, including organisation and migration of documents on SharePoint or other platforms
  • Provide general operational support to the IF team
  • Provide additional ad hoc research, writing and presentation support as needed

Note: The essential functions listed in this section are not exhaustive of the job responsibilities; other duties may be assigned based on department needs.

 
  • Minimum of 1 year previous office experience preferred.
  • Some familiarity with or interest in public health and/or immunisation issues
  • Some familiarity with financial markets or corporate finance
  • Strong communication skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications including Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Ability to work in a multicultural environment and establish harmonious working relationships
  • Written and spoken fluency in English is required;
  • Written and spoken fluency in another UN language is an asset, particularly French.
  • Graduate student or undergraduate student in junior or senior year
Internal contacts:
  • The Gavi Secretariat.
 External contacts:
  • Gavi partners and stakeholders.
If you wish to apply, please provide a cover letter and resume through our Careers webpage and apply by clicking on “Intern, Innovative Finance”. Deadline for applications is 22 December 2022.

Please note that as a vaccine organisation and in order to provide duty of care towards its employees, Gavi is requiring its new employees to confirm that they are fully vaccinated against Covid-19 as a condition for pursuing employment with us. You can find out more by visiting this link            

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Gavi brings together the public and private sectors to save lives and protect people’s health by increasing equitable and sustainable use of vaccines against 18 infectious diseases. You will be joining an organisation at the centre of the international COVID-19 response. You will work in a culturally diverse environment with over 70 nationalities. You will collaborate with partners such as WHO, UNICEF, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, the World Bank – and from business, civil society and government. And you will work in the first global health organisation to receive equal gender salary certification. Your unique experience, skills and talents can help us achieve our vision of leaving no one behind without the life-saving power of vaccines.  

 
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