Icva Internship ? Programmes

Year    Genf, GE, Switzerland

Job Description

Organization: ICVA
Location: Based in Geneva
Starting date: As soon as possible
Duration: minimum 6-12 months- 100% full time
Founded in 1962, ICVA (International Council of Voluntary Agencies) is a global network of over 100 non-governmental organisations (NGOs) active in 160 countries, operating at global, regional, national and local levels, whose mission is to make humanitarian action more principled and effective by working collectively and independently to influence policy and practice.
Based on its 2019-2021 Strategy, ICVA promotes and facilitates NGO engagement in the development of humanitarian sector, with a focus on Forced Migration, Coordination, Financing, and Navigating change/ Cross cutting issues.
Historically based in Geneva, ICVA expanded its presence to Asia, MENA and Africa in 2013.
Objective of the position
The Intern will support the Programme team (Senior Policy Officer for Humanitarian Coordination, Director of Programmes and Learning and Programme Coordinator) in the tasks related to different programmes. It is a paid internship.
Responsibilities and activities
Coordination (40%) under the guidance of the Senior Policy Officer for Humanitarian Coordination

  • Prepare meetings hosted by ICVA (invitation, support documents and logistics);
  • Prepare background research and documents;
  • Take and share notes of the meetings;
  • Attend and report on external meetings.

NGO Fora Support Programme (40%) under the guidance of the Director of Programmes
  • Set up two webinars: invitation, logistics and note taking
  • Update NGO fora directory as well as the key events calendar
  • Interview NGO fora in order to create an internal database
  • Follow the creation of the Resource Centre (ngocoordination.org)
  • Check the beta version of the website
  • Support the integration and migration and proof reading of new content to the NGO.coordination.org page
  • Engage the NGO fora to ensure they contribute/are trained to contribute to the site.

Learning & Annual NGO Consultations (20%) under the guidance of the Learning and Programmes Coordinator
  • Support the administration and organization of ICVA?s Annual Conference
  • Support and organize ICVA?s learning Streams

Organizational Setting
The intern will be under the overall supervision of the Director of Programmes and will provide support to the Senior Policy Officer for Humanitarian Coordination (40%), the Director of Prorgammes (40%) and the Learning and Programme Coordinator (20%).
Qualifications and Requirements
  • Ongoing or obtained Master?s in international Relations (or equivalent studies in the humanitarian sector)

  • 0 to 1 year
  • The internship can also be part of the academic cursus

Specific competencies & skills
  • Knowledge and understanding of the current humanitarian issues
  • Good writing skills
  • Good digital proficiency (PowerPoint, Word, Excel, databses)

  • French (excellent spoken and written)
  • English (excellent spoken and written)

Duties applicable to all staff
  • Good team player who builds strong relations in collaborating with members, colleagues and supervisors
  • Ability to organize work efficiently
  • Ability to work effectively in a multicultural team and international environment
  • Ability to deal with tight deadlines and frequent change of priorities

Job Types: Full-time, Internship
Salary: CHF2,600.00 /month
  • French (Required)
  • English (Required)

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    Genf, GE, Switzerland
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  • Apply By
    Dec 20, 2019
  • Job Posting Date
    Sep 21, 2019