Vacancy type Interns, Trainees
Duration of the contract
Twelve months. On an exceptional basis, the duration of a Traineeship assignment may be reduced to meet the availability and academic requirements of the Trainee, as well as the needs of The Defeat-NCD Partnership.
The Defeat-NCD Partnership
A monthly stipend of CHF 700 shall be paid for trainees.
Graphic design, advocacy, awareness raising, communication, project planning and management, capacity building.
UNITAR is an autonomous body within the United Nations that was established in 1965 pursuant to a UN General Assembly resolution. UNITAR’s mission is to develop the individual, institutional and organisational capacities of countries and other United Nations stakeholders through high quality learning solutions and related knowledge products and services to enhance decision-making and to support country-level action for overcoming global challenges.
UNITAR hosts The Defeat-NCD Partnership and other relevant strategic initiatives working in the field of non-communicable diseases (NCDs) and addressing related risk factors – such as road crashes, deaths and injuries, and assisted technologies for improved health outcomes.
The Defeat-NCD Partnership is a multi-stakeholder partnership anchored in the United Nations and includes governments, multilateral agencies, civil society, academia, philanthropies, and the private sector. It was established in January 2018 to help tackle the most significant global health problems of the age: premature death, sickness, disability, and the associated social and economic impacts of selected NCDs. It is based on the expert guidance and the technical norms and standards issued by the World Health Organization for managing NCDs.
This assignment will support the overarching work of The Defeat-NCD Partnership, enabling populations in priority countries to access a range of interconnected essential services and resources through four pillars of interventions:
The strategy of the Partnerships directs actions around four interconnected pillars that, taken together, constitute a comprehensive service package to tackle the most common gaps and constraints that challenge the 90 plus focus low-resource countries of the Partnership.
The purpose of this assignment is to give the trainee hands-on communications experience, developing creative content and advancing a compelling narrative, targeting key external stakeholders, to progress The Defeat-NCD Partnership’s programmes and operational approaches.
Specifically, this trainee will perform the graphic design function, supporting execution of the communications strategy.
After the assignment, the trainee should be able to:
The performance indicators for evaluation of results for this assignment are the following:
The reporting line will be determined based on the assignment location.
Deadline for submission of applications: We accept applications on a rolling basis
Duration of Assignment: twelve months. On an exceptional basis, the duration of a Traineeship assignment may be reduced to meet the availability and academic requirements of the Trainee, as well as the needs of The Defeat-NCD Partnership.
This is a full-time traineeship assignment, and the selected trainees shall be expected to work five days a week.
Number of Vacancies: Multiple
Organizational Unit: The Defeat-NCD Partnership
Duty Station: Multiple
Indicative starting date: as soon as possible
How to apply
Send a letter of motivation and P11 form or Curriculum Vitae to [email protected] with the following subject line: “Graphic Design and Digital ArtTraineeship – The Defeat-NCD Partnership”. In the letter of motivation, please include links to examples of relevant work or portfolio.
Due to the high number of expected applications, UNITAR will only contact shortlisted applicants.