Internship – Risk Analysis

Position Summary

Job CategoryInternship
Vacancy Notice NumberICC/23/MUL/ir01
Position TitleInternship - Risk Analysis
Position TypeTemporary - 6 months
Number of Positions1
Date of Issue07/03/2023
Date of Closing28/03/2023
Hours per week37.5
Duty StationFully Remote
Organizational Location/UnitGovernance, Risk, Compliance & QA Unit (MSG)

Position Description

UNICC is committed to achieving diversity and inclusion within its workforce, providing an environment that reflects the values enshrined in the Charter of the United Nations and encourages all qualified applicants, irrespective of gender, nationality, disabilities, sexual orientation, culture, religious and ethnic backgrounds to apply. UNICC is dedicated to the SDGs, making SDG-5 (Gender Equality) and SDG-10 (Reduce Inequalities) the organization goals. 

About UNICC:

The objective of the Centre is to provide trusted ICT services and digital business solutions to its Clients and Partner Organizations. As a part of the UN family, UNICC espouses the same values that the UN embraces. As a service provider, UNICC core values are unmatched and underlie its continued growth: trust, customer-focus, accountability, understanding cross-cultural differences, excellence, innovation, and teamwork. This combination has made UNICC the preferred provider of shared ICT services within the United Nations System. UNICC is committed to delivering reliable ICT services driven by best practices. With its world-class technology and state-of-the-art infrastructure, together with the vast cross-domain experience of its very knowledgeable staff, UNICC is always ready to offer UN-friendly shared solutions to the United Nations System of Organizations.

Recruitment Profile

Purpose of the position:

To provide coordination and consistency, and be the main point of contact, for the services provided in the context of specific engagements with partners and customers by multiple organizational units in UNICC.

The Risk Analyst shall be responsible for supporting the UNICC’s control environment by: (i) finding out the impact of risk with the help of analysis of historical data, (ii) Using the GRC tool to perform in-depth analysis of historical data to develop relevant reports, (iii) Analyzing and using data for continuous improvement and optimization of risk.

Organizational setting and reporting:

Interns work 5 days per week (37.5 hours) under the supervision of Governance, Risk, and Compliance (GRC) Officer and will be provided guidance and support to perform the responsibilities mentioned below.


Support the:

  • Process of identifying, measuring, and reporting risks
  • Development processes to better evaluate business-specific risk
  • Development of tools to measure risk key performance indicators
  • Performance of in-depth analysis of historical data to develop relevant reports


  • Teamwork: Develops and promotes effective relationships with colleagues and team members. Deals constructively with conflicts.
  • Communicating: Expresses oneself clearly in conversations and interactions with others; listens actively. Produces effective written communications. Ensures that information is shared.
  • Respecting and promoting individual and cultural differences: Demonstrates the ability to work constructively with people of all backgrounds and orientations. Respects differences and ensures that all can contribute.
  • Knowing and managing yourself: Manages ambiguity and pressure in a self-reflective way. Uses criticism as a development opportunity. Seeks opportunities for continuous learning and professional growth.
  • Producing results: Produces and delivers quality results. Is action oriented and committed to achieving outcomes.
  • Moving forward in a changing environment: Is open to and proposes new approaches and ideas. Adapts and responds positively to change.


To qualify for this internship, applicants must be currently enrolled in a university program (final year of a master’s degree or equivalent) specializing in areas that are relevant to UNICC’s line of business such as Risk management, and Data analytics or must have graduated in the last 6 months.

Work Experience:

Applicants are not required to have professional work experience to participate in the UNICC’s internship program, but applicants should have the following functional and technical skills:

  • Data analytics skills
  • Data reporting skills
  • Working knowledge of Risk Management
  • Working knowledge of IT service delivery
  • Working knowledge of navigating IT applications
  • Excellent manners, good interpersonal skills, and ability to work with minimum supervision


  • Working knowledge of risk management tools
  • Understanding of business processes and internal control frameworks


  • Fluency in English is required (verbal and written)

Other Information

Selection process:

The UNICC workforce consists of many diverse nationalities, cultures, languages, and opinions. UNICC seeks to sustain and strengthen this diversity by ensuring equal opportunity and an inclusive working environment for its entire workforce. Applications are encouraged from all qualified candidates without distinction on grounds of race, ethnicity, sex, national origin, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, and gender identity.

Interested candidates should apply through the UNICC official webpage until set time frame and should fill in the required form and attach a motivation letter. Applicants will be contacted directly if selected for the interview.

Potential candidates from the Global South are highly encouraged to apply!

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