The GEF project “Enabling transboundary cooperation and integrated water resources management in the Dniester River Basin” is tasked with strengthening Moldovan-Ukrainian cooperation in the integrated water resources management in the Dniester basin.
The project is based on results and recommendations of a series of projects on the Dniester river basin implemented in the frame of the Environment and Security Initiative (ENVSEC) with guidance from the UN Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE), Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) and UN Development Programme (UNDP).
The overall objective of the project is to support integrated water resources management in the Dniester river basin to strengthen sustainable development, through the update of the Transboundary Diagnostic Analysis, development and endorsement of the Strategic Action Programme and initiation of its implementation. The project has been designed to deal with important water/environment issues in the Republic of Moldova and Ukraine.
Tasks and responsibilities
The selected intern will have the opportunity to familiarize himself/herself with the work of EEPM Programme, mainly with the Project “Enabling transboundary cooperation and integrated water resources management in the Dniester River Basin”. Under the overall supervision of the National Project Officer, the Intern will be requested to carry out the following duties:
The selected intern may participate in the group health insurance scheme at his/her own expense. The OSCE will cover life and accident/disability insurance. If the intern opts to arrange his/her own medical coverage, he/she shall provide evidence of medical coverage for the duty station he/she applies to, and for any eventual duty trip destinations.
Please note that the OSCE is not in a position paying any remuneration during the period of internship nor reimburse travel expenses. Some compensation towards the cost of living may be offered to interns who do not reside in the place of assignment.
This position is open for residents of Ukraine only. The expected duration оf internship is 4 months commencing from September 2019 with the possibility of extension for 2 more months (subject to availability of funds). We strongly encourage applicants to use the online application system at https://jobs.osce.org; the Vacancy Number is VNUKRC00565. The deadline for applications is 18 July 2019. If you have difficulties with the online system, please use the Internet Explorer to find the vacancy. Applications received after the published deadline will not be considered. Due to the high volume of applications, only short-listed candidates will be contacted. Details of the assignment and contract may be further discussed during the interviews.
The OSCE retains the discretion to re-advertise the vacancy, to cancel the recruitment, to offer an appointment with a modified job description or for a different duration. The internship does not constitute a commitment to future employment with the OSCE.
The OSCE is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages qualified female and male candidates from all national, religious, ethnic and social backgrounds to apply to become a part of the organization.
Please be aware that the OSCE does not request payment at any stage of the application and review process.