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Internship Programme Assistant, IUCN China

China (China)

  • Organization: IUCN - International Union for Conservation of Nature, Asia and Oceania
  • Location: China (China)
  • Grade: Level not specified
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Administrative support
    • Project and Programme Management
    • Natural Resource Management
  • Closing Date: 2022-02-28

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Internship Programme Assistant, IUCN China

IUCN China Office was established in year 2003. Since then IUCN serves as a technical advisory body on policy, legal and economic issues. It acts as a bridge between government, civil society and business and facilitates China’s engagement with the international community on key issues in China.

The intern is expected to comply with the IUCN Asia Region Annexe to the Delegation of Authority: (DoA: Asia Annexe), current at any particular time, and the sub-delegations issued thereof. Such compliance must be exercised with due diligence and regard for the letter, spirit and purpose of the DoA.


The intern will be responsible for the following tasks

• Translate the needed documents.

• Support the preparation of GEF Yangtze Biodiversity Programme.

• Assist in the implementation of ongoing projects, such as workshop organization and facilitation, contract development and report review, drafting donor reports, and consultation with partners and experts, etc., and contribute to knowledge and communications products;

• Assist in the needed logistics, preparation, and execution of events in China, including the logistics, invitation and registration, as well as coordination with vendors.

• Assist in the production of press releases and other communications materials and help with the regular update on the IUCN social media outlets.

• Provide support to develop various needed documentation such as project proposals.

• Carry out any other relevant tasks that may be requested by the supervisor, including the production of integrated monthly reports, etc.


• The candidate once selected, will be given an guidance regarding all the projects that will be involved by one of the project managers and whenever opportunity comes on IUCN as an institution.

• The candidate will also have opportunities of site visiting and travels.

Please Note: The above TOR contains the main responsibilities and duties of this position. However in an ever evolving organisation such as IUCN staff members are expected to show flexibility in their approach to work and be willing to undertake other tasks that are reasonably allocated to them but which are not part of their regular TOR. Where any task becomes a regular part of staff member’s responsibilities, the TOR should be changed in consultation between the manager, the staff member and the HR Unit. Any one of the three may initiate the consultation.

Applicants are requested to apply online through the HR Management System, by opening the vacancy announcement and pressing the "Apply" button.

Applicants will be asked to create an account and submit their profile information. Applications will not be accepted after the closing date. The vacancy closes at midnight, Swiss time (GMT+1 / GMT+2 during Daylight Saving Time, DST). Please note that only selected applicants will be personally contacted for interviews.

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About IUCN

IUCN is a membership Union uniquely composed of both government and civil society organisations. It provides public, private and non-governmental organisations with the knowledge and tools that enable human progress, economic development and nature conservation to take place together.

Created in 1948, IUCN is now the world’s largest and most diverse environmental network, harnessing the knowledge, resources and reach of more than 1,300 Member organisations and some 10,000 experts. It is a leading provider of conservation data, assessments and analysis. Its broad membership enables IUCN to fill the role of incubator and trusted repository of best practices, tools and international standards.

IUCN provides a neutral space in which diverse stakeholders including governments, NGOs, scientists, businesses, local communities, indigenous peoples organisations and others can work together to forge and implement solutions to environmental challenges and achieve sustainable development.

Working with many partners and supporters, IUCN implements a large and diverse portfolio of conservation projects worldwide. Combining the latest science with the traditional knowledge of local communities, these projects work to reverse habitat loss, restore ecosystems and improve people’s well-being.

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