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Rok prijave 27.02.2021

UNDP Jobs - 96996- Intern (2 positions)

Application Deadline : 27-Feb-21 (Midnight New York, USA)
Time left : 11d 18h 51m
Type of Contract : Internship
Post Level : Intern
Languages Required :
Duration of Initial Contract : 6 months (with possibility of extension for up to 3 months)

UNDP is committed to achieving workforce diversity in terms of gender, nationality and culture. Individuals from minority groups, indigenous groups and persons with disabilities are equally encouraged to apply. All applications will be treated with the strictest confidence.

UNDP does not tolerate sexual exploitation and abuse, any kind of harassment, including sexual harassment, and discrimination. All selected candidates will, therefore, undergo rigorous reference and background checks.

Producing needs assessment and roadmap for the introduction of the electronic monitoring system (Home Arrest) in the Republika Srpska entity of BIH, that will be used in a well-regulated and proportionate manner in order to reduce their potential negative effects on the private and family life of a person under electronic monitoring and of concerned third parties.

The project will conduct a comprehensive needs assessment, including of the required legislative changes, also active practices from other countries, ethical and professional standards, structural and operational policies and procedures necessary to implement such provisions, required human resources and capacities of the staff, as well as recommend suitable IT solutions and equipment required.

The project will provide a special focus to developing Ethical and Professional standards in order to guide the national authorities, including judges, prosecutors, prison administrations, probation agencies, police and agencies providing equipment or supervising suspects and offenders.

The project will further conduct comparison with the Home Arrest system introduced in the Federation entity in 2015, that proved to be inefficient due to the poorly applied solutions and lack of management capacities. The system inefficiency was confirmed during the Covid crisis, since the Federation entity was unable to switch to alternative to imprisonment, thus jeopardizing Covid cases in jails in Federation of BIH.

The final outcome would be a comprehensive, integrated project proposal that will set the implementation roadmap for introduction of the Electronic Monitoring System – Home Arrest in the Republika Srpska entity. The proposal will also include recommendations of functionalities in the Federation entity system in order to bring them to the EU standards. Also, it will further efforts of BiH to harmonize legislation within BiH (developing appropriate legislation within the entity RS and harmonization with the other entity – FBiH) while aligning all activities with the European standards, in particular to the COE’s Recommendations on electronic monitoring in overall support to the BIH accession process to EU.


Under the overall supervision of the Joint Programme Coordinator, the Interns will be provided with an opportunity to learn about the UN’s Sustaining Peace Agenda, UN Sustainable Development Goals, the UNDP activities in Bosnia and Herzegovina, as well as “Delivering as One” policy.

The Interns are expected to perform the following tasks in the Project Team:

  • Collecting and processing data
  • Writing summaries of meetings and events
  • Supporting organization of conferences, workshops and other project events
  • Assisting with project communications and visibility activities for the program and Justice and Security Sector
  • Other tasks as assigned by the Joint Programme Coordinator or other managers in the J&S Sector.


  • Have a keen interest in the work of the UN and the UNDP and demonstrate a commitment to its statement of purpose and to the ideals of the UN.
  • Ability to successfully interact with individuals of differing socio-economic, religious and cultural backgrounds both professionally and personally;
  • Ability and desire to work in a team;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills;
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills;
  • Strong research skills and ability to identify relevant information
  • Strong analytical, reporting and writing abilities
  • Ability to work under tight deadlines;
  • Ability to work under pressure and stressful situations;
  • Detail-oriented way of working;
  • Innovative and creative approach to tasks;
  • Openness to change and ability to receive/integrate feedback.


Education: Enrolled in the final academic year of a first university degree programme (minimum Bachelor’s level) in peacebuilding, political science, public administration, public policy, or related fields;

Experience: No previous experience is necessary;

Languages: Excellent communication skills (written and oral) in English and official languages of Bosnia and Herzegovina

Computer skills: strong, particularly in MS Office applications (spreadsheets, data processing and web-editing).


The intern will have the opportunity to:

  • Participate in in-house training opportunities as applicable;
  • Learn the structure, mechanisms, policies and practice areas of UNDP;
  • Participate in dedicated trainings and UNDP online learning tools;
  • Strengthen his/her effective writing.

How to Apply

The candidate should apply online through the Job Site by submitting his/her CV and motivation letter.

Terms and conditions

  • UNDP internship programme entails a monthly stipend;
  • All the expenses connected with the internship will be borne by the intern or sponsoring institution;
  • UNDP accepts no responsibility for costs arising from accidents and/or illness or death incurred during the internship;
  • UNDP only accepts interns for a minimum of 6 weeks and a maximum of 6 months (An internship may last up to nine months if the intern can demonstrate that it will award them an educational credit for a course.)
  • Interns are expected to work full time, but flexibility is allowed for their education programme;
  • The intern is responsible for obtaining necessary visas and arranging travel to and from the duty station where the internship will be performed;
  • The purpose of the Internship Programme is not to lead to further employment with UNDP but to complement an intern’s studies.  Therefore, there should be no expectation of employment at the end of an internship.
  • Interns are not staff members and may not represent UNDP in any official capacity.

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