June 21, 2024

Position – Programme Management(Intern)

Vacancy code: VA/2022/B5333/25072
Department/office: AFR, ETMCO, Ethiopia MCO
Duty station : Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Contract type : Intern
Contract level : Intern
Duration : 6 Months
Deadline: December 22/2022

Position Background

UNOPS strategy for Ethiopia Multi-Country Office is aimed at providing support to the Government and people of Ethiopia, Sudan, and Djibouti through the delivery of projects and services in line with the governments’ own priorities and also under the UN Delivery as One initiative. The UNOPS Ethiopia Multi-Country Office (ETMCO) has been established as an organizational mechanism to deliver a range of projects for which UNOPS has been appointed as the implementation agency. At present, UNOPS ETMC office is implementing and negotiating a number of projects in a range of sectors including infrastructure development, Procurement Support to Government Ministries and other UN agencies and  HR support to UN agencies. The functional objective of UNOPS ETMCO is to deliver projects in an efficient and effective manner, to achieve the development outcomes sought by the Government of Ethiopia and the donor community, where capacity building is always considered and encouraged.

To be eligible for this particular internship with UNOPS, the candidate must have graduated with a relevant University degree in the past three years or be studying towards a university degree in Environmental Management, Social Development Studies, Sustainability, Engineering or other relevant discipline; or
Have graduated with a relevant University degree in the past three years.

Work Experience

While no prior work experience is required, some experience in programme/project management, administration or related field would be an asset;


Advanced knowledge of computers and office software packages, especially Google Suite is an asset;

Language Requirements

Excellent command of written and spoken English is required