Organization: WFP – World Food Programme
Office: WFP Regional Bureau-Cairo
Closing date: Wednesday, 16 February 2022
The United Nations World Food Programme is the world’s largest humanitarian agency fighting hunger worldwide. The mission of WFP is to help the world achieve Zero Hunger in our lifetimes. Every day, WFP works worldwide to ensure that no child goes to bed hungry and that the poorest and most vulnerable, particularly women and children, can access the nutritious food they need. WFP’s Regional Bureau for the Middle East, North Africa, and Eastern Europe (RBC, based in Cairo, Egypt) provides strategic guidance, policy/technical support and direction to WFP operations and activities in 14 countries: Algeria, Armenia, Egypt, Iran, Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, State of Palestine, Syria, Tunisia, Turkey and Yemen. Embracing two macro-regions, the Middle East and North Africa (MENA), the WFP Regional Bureau Cairo (RBC) oversees a vast area with some of the most critical humanitarian emergencies of our time.
WHY WORK AT WFP
SAVING & CHANGING LIVES â¤ Make a difference, the world will notice. We are driven by our mission to fight world hunger and feed people’s dreams of a brighter future.
GLOBAL COMMUNITY ðŸŒ Build bridges that unite people across the world. Being part of a global, diverse and multicultural community like WFP, will continuously expose you to new ideas and perspectives. How we deliver our mission in a deep respect for personal and cultural differences and close collaboration between every member of our global team, will certainly enrich your experience and knowledge on so many levels.
UNLIMITED POSSIBILITIES ðŸ’¡ Unlock possibilities you never thought you’d find. WFP goes anywhere it is needed and does whatever it takes to get the job done.
LIFE-CHANGING EXPERIENCE â Reach beyond yourself and discover your true potential. WFP offers the kind of life-changing experiences you’re unlikely to find in many other organizations.
Join us to make a difference
Watch this video to know more about WFP; the 2020 NOBEL PEACE PRIZE LAUREATE!!
Follow @WFP_Careers on Twitter
LEARNING OPPORTUNITIES & OUTCOMES:
Knowledge of WFP’s humanitarian work, operations, and activities in the Middle East, and North Africa.
Assist WFP RBC with political analysis from a security perspective.
Exposure to additional WFP work areas through online learnings and personal exchange.
Throughout their assignment, WFP interns have access to an industry-leading learning platform, WeLearn, including language learning.
Depending on opportunities and availability of funds, he/she may participate in WFP workshops or seminars, as appropriate.
STNDARD MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
– University student with graduation year in 2021 or 2022 – Recent graduate (max. 6 months after graduation) – Strong academic track record (good, very good or excellent ratings) preferred studies in International Relations; Security; Counter Terrorism or Extremism in the Middle East, Political Science.
The incumbent should have the following skills and experience:
Advanced Arabic and English language skills both written and oral. c6TD4g8 CWdGXR
Experience utilizing computer programs, including word processing, and spreadsheets
Interest in media, current news and regional politics.
Accurate, creative open-minded team player with strong initiative and willingness to learn.
Fluent in English and, ideally, in an additional UN language
KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES (not all-inclusive)
The Security Intern will assist the WFP RBC Security Unit with the following tasks: – Carry out political analysis of the Middle East and Northern Africa (MENA) region, in particular the countries that are part of WFP RBC’s portfolio. – Produce regular reporting that is relevant to WFP operations in the MENA region. – Contribute to special projects as assigned by the Security Analyst and the Regional Security Officer.
TERMS AND CONDITIONS
Interns receive a monthly stipend from WFP depending on the duty station of assignment.
WFP is not responsible for living expenses, arrangements for accommodation, necessary visas and related costs.
Depending on the duty station of assignment, WFP will reimburse travel tickets for candidates who are nationals of developing countries and are pursuing their studies in their home country.
WFP will recognize candidates’ educational credentials from recognised institutions that have been certified by competent international or national authorities such as the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) or Ministries of Education;
Candidates who bear any of the following relations to WFP staff members are not eligible to apply: sons, daughters, brothers or sisters.
DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS
JOB TITLE: Security Intern
TYPE AND LEVEL OF CONTRACT: Intern
UNIT/DIVISION: Security Team (RBC)
DUTY STATION: Cairo, Egypt
DURATION & START DATE: 8 months
DEADLINE TO APPLY: 16 February 2022
WFP seeks candidates of the highest integrity and professionalism who share our humanitarian principles.
Selection of staff is made on a competitive basis, and we are committed to promoting diversity and gender balance.
Female applicants and qualified applicants from developing countries are especially encouraged to apply