Internship, Information Management

United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)


Organizational Context

IFRC has a zero-tolerance coverage on conduct that’s incompatible with the goals and goals of the Purple Cross and Purple Crescent Motion, together with sexual exploitation and abuse, sexual harassment and different types of harassment, abuse of authority, discrimination, and lack of integrity (together with however not restricted to monetary misconduct). IFRC additionally adheres to strict little one safeguarding ideas.

The Well being, Catastrophe, Local weather and Disaster (HDCC) Division focuses on all elements of catastrophe danger administration, in addition to all phases of catastrophe and disaster response recognizing that this typically function in a concurrently and overlapping method. The HDCC ensures high quality, related and efficient help to the Nationwide Societies of Purple Cross (NS) to enhance the providers they supply to communities and other people affected by disasters and crises and in help of resilience-building processes of deprived teams. This covers actions reaching all ranges of intervention –from native to global- in a approach that fosters the efficient integration of the seven areas of focus, in addition to well timed help to make sure that Purple Cross Nationwide Societies constantly ship –via their volunteers and staff- related country-wide providers to weak individuals, sustained for so long as wanted.

To attain its purpose, the HDCC division delivers providers to totally different stakeholders, at totally different ranges. It primarily works with and thru Purple Cross Nationwide Societies, offering technical help and aiding within the implementation of their operations and programmes. It additionally works intently with different humanitarian companions and different actors, comparable to regional integration mechanisms, catastrophe administration programs and civil society.

Job Function

Contribute to the event of actions carried out by the Federation’s Well being, Disasters Local weather and Disaster Unit as a part of the response, follow-up and monitoring of the emergencies and disasters within the Americas area.


Common Goals relevant to all employees are:

  • Actively work in direction of the achievement of the Federation Secretariat’s objectives
  • Abide by and work following the Purple Cross and Purple Crescent ideas
  • Carry out every other work-related duties and duties which may be assigned by the road supervisor.
  • Adhere to straightforward operational procedures (SOPs), Code of Conduct, Ideas and Guidelines for Purple Cross and Purple Crescent Humanitarian Help and different requirements.
  • Submit the Handover Doc, Mission Appraisal, and a Deployment Suggestions on the finish of the mission.

Job Duties and Tasks

The Intern will work intently with the IM Coordinator on the next duties and goals:

  • Creation of speedy evaluation templates in KoBo ToolBox.
  • Assist the secondary information assortment for emergencies, figuring out normal info sources in addition to particular pages or websites for particular emergencies or operations.
  • Present upkeep to GO platform emergency pages by importing paperwork, situational reviews, infographics and/or dashboards.
  • Contribute to the mapping of emergencies and operations from 2022 to 2023.
  • Assist on the group of trainings and workshops led by IM which can be at present in pipeline in shut coordination with the IM Coordinator or IM Analyst.
  • Present help to totally different areas of HDCC unit like CVA or Local weather upon request.

Different duties that aren’t mandatory recognized however could also be wanted.

Studying Outcomes

  • Info Administration expertise

Different info:

  • The Intern ought to put on signage as offered by the Federation workplace.
  • All crew members ought to put on signage as offered by their Nationwide Society or Federation workplace.
  • All crew members ought to carry Identification issued by their Nationwide Society figuring out them as a Purple member of the Motion.
  • All members needs to be outfitted with correct gear together with:
    • Laptop computer laptop and thumb drives
    • Cell phone
  • The person will likely be briefed on-line (Skype, Groups, and so forth) as soon as the deployment is confirmed


The internship will likely be for a interval of 6 weeks. Any extension of this era will likely be agreed by the Intern and the Regional DCCPRR crew. After this era the intern will absolutely debrief all facets and results of their help as intern to the IFRC´ Americas Regional Workplace.

Pre-deployment Tasks:

All bills incurred because of this internship will likely be coated by the IFRC Americas Regional Workplace, together with meals, transportation, lodging, insurance coverage, and airline tickets.


The Intern will adhere to the in-country safety laws of his/her Obligation Station. The next safety laws will apply:

  • The intern is included within the IFRC Safety Framework and s/he should concentrate on and cling to the IFRC Safety Pointers through the mission. These embody signing the “Acknowledgement of danger: safety within the area” doc annexed to the Safety Pointers.
  • The interns will comply with safety plans of her/his place of residence throughout offering help remotely.
  • If there are usually not Safety pointers already in place for the nation of operation, these will likely be set by the TL in coordination with the Safety Focal Level, and the Safety Unit in Geneva ([email protected])
  • It’s a requirement that every crew member should full the IFRC Keep Secure on-line course.

As a result of significance of the protection and safety of people and the mission as an entire, any breach of Safety Rules could also be thought-about to be misconduct. As such, safety breaches could have disciplinary penalties, as much as and together with the quick termination of the task or mission.

Obligation of Care:

  • Journey approval course of: The Regional Surge Point of interest should concentrate on all journey requests. Journey can’t be accepted till coordinated with the next focal factors within the regional workplace or nearest IFRC workplace: Safety, Workers well being (if accessible within the area), and Air Ops. The journey guidelines should be signed and accomplished previous to journey.
  • PPE: If the Speedy Response personnel want to have interaction in area work had been bodily distance is just not doable and they don’t seem to be supplied with PPE previous to journey, then ample PPE is to be offered by the receiving workplace. Please comply with the proposed packing listing for deciding ample PPE quantities.

Mission Well being Vaccines

  • The Intern ought to have the minimal required vaccinations accomplished earlier than deploying to the mission nation. Please see the Workers Well being Steering doc accessible on IFRC GO for extra details about COVID-19.
  • Please test for extra info at SoS worldwide (– username 22AMMS000091)
  • Contact particular person at Regional Workplace for any queries relating to vaccination: employees.well [email protected]


  • 4th yr of College or College diploma on Info Know-how, Laptop Science, Graphic Design, Geography or comparable.
  • Trainings on Info Administration
  • Coaching on Knowledge Administration
  • Intermediate information in Microsoft Excel


  • Working or volunteer expertise throughout the Purple Cross Motion and / or IFRC;
  • Working expertise in emergency operation throughout the Purple Cross Motion
  • 1 yr Working expertise on Info Administration or associated;
  • In-country contextual understanding and operational expertise;
  • Expertise in capability constructing and facilitating workshops and coaching;
  • Expertise in internet programs or platforms;
  • First-hand expertise with accumulating and systematizing information.

Information, Abilities and Languages

  • Good communication expertise;
  • Skill to work in a multi-cultural surroundings;
  • Good stress administration expertise;
  • Fundamental information on foremost safety points
  • Communication expertise with high-level personnel.


  • Spanish, Spoken and Writing – Obligatory
  • English, Spoken and Writing – Preferable

Competencies, Values and Feedback

VALUES: Respect for variety; Integrity; Professionalism; Accountability

CORE COMPETENCIES: Communication; Collaboration and Teamwork; Judgement and Choice Making; Nationwide Societies and Buyer Relations; Creativity and Innovation; Constructing Belief

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