Job no: 548753
Contract type: Internship
Duty Station: Dar-es-Salaam
Location: United Republic of Tanzania
Categories: Social and Economic Policy
UNICEF works in some of the world’s toughest places, to reach the world’s most disadvantaged children. To save their lives. To defend their rights. To help them fulfill their potential.
Across 190 countries and territories, we work for every child, everywhere, every day, to build a better world for everyone.
And we never give up.
For every child, a Future
The Social Inclusion Programme of UNICEF Tanzania works to enhance national programmes affecting children and to contribute to the alleviation of poverty, vulnerability and socioeconomic inequities. This overall objective will be achieved through 4 strategic pillars: (i) Strengthening national statistical systems, harnessed on strong national capacity and data analysis for effective policy advocacy; (ii) Strengthening national public financial management systems to yield a healthier balance between social and economic investments, as well as heightened transparency and accountability; (iii) National social protection system focused on the provision of inclusive, child-sensitive, gender transformative, and shock responsive services; and (iv) promote Child-Focused Policy Research & Evaluation to support child- and equity-focused, data driven and evidence-based decision-making.
The Tanzania UNICEF Country Office (TCO) is looking for a full-time intern for three months. The position is in the Social Policy, Research and Evaluation team based in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. The intern will support ongoing efforts under outputs (i) and (iii). Among other things, he/she will support with the synthesis of rigorous technical analysis and available data into accessible, digestible outputs to inform policy advocacy.
How can you make a difference?
- The preparation of factsheets, briefs and infographics regarding the situation of adolescents in Tanzania mainland and Zanzibar;
- Data analysis
- Development of policy notes aimed at informing high level policy engagement across social sectors.
- To qualify as an advocate for every child you will have…
- Be enrolled in an undergraduate, graduate or Ph.D. degree programme or have graduated within
- the past two years.
- Applicants must be at least 18 years old .
- Be proficient in at least one of UNICEF’s working languages: English, French or Spanish. Fluency in the working language of the office you are applying to is required. Knowledge of Swahili is desirable.
- Have excellent academic performance as demonstrated by recent university or institution records.
- For this specific assignment, candidates with a Bachelor in Statistics will be preferred due to the data work involved.
For every Child, you demonstrate…
UNICEF’s values of Care, Respect, Integrity, Trust, and Accountability (CRITA).
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UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages all candidates, irrespective of gender, nationality, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of the organization.
UNICEF has a zero-tolerance policy on conduct that is incompatible with the aims and objectives of the United Nations and UNICEF, including sexual exploitation and abuse, sexual harassment, abuse of authority and discrimination. UNICEF also adheres to strict child safeguarding principles. All selected candidates will be expected to adhere to these standards and principles and will therefore undergo rigorous reference and background checks. Background checks will include the verification of academic credential(s) and employment history. Selected candidates may be required to provide additional information to conduct a background check.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and advance to the next stage of the selection process.
The deadline for submitting the application is 04 March 2022.