Internship Program

at World Meteorological Organization
Location Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Date Posted May 24, 2022
Category Management
Job Type Contract
Currency ETB



Regional Office for Africa (RAF)
Member Services and Development Department (MS)


  • Under the overall guidance of the supervision of the Director, WMO Regional Office for Africa, the incumbent will perform the following duties:
  • Assist Members and the Representative Office for Regional Office for Africa (RAF) located in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, in the use of the Community Platform.
  • Facilitate and/or dispatch data collection in the regional operations to support the implementation of Member Profiles, including data collection methodology, data processing and data analysis.
  • Ensure consistency and coherence across countries in the region of the information contained in the Member Profiles, including assisting the Representative Office staff in identifying, collecting and providing relevant data to the WMO community platform.
  • Identify new information and data requirements to support operations in the region and to complete the Member Profiles.
  • Conduct data collection audits in order to ensure that no unnecessary data collection is occurring and to ensure that all necessary data is being captured.
  • Assist in the implementation of standardized information management policies, data systems and information products across Regional and Representative Offices.
  • Convert, import and export data from systems as required.
  • Perform additional tasks commensurate with the role of an intern in WMO as assigned by the supervisor.

Commencement of Duty: As soon as possible.

Nature of Appointment: Internship, 6 months with possibility of extension.

Job Requirements


  •  Bachelor or equivalent university degree from a recognized university or technical institute in Computer Science, Statistics, Mathematics or a related field. Having completed or being enrolled in the last year in a similar master’s Programme of a recognized University would be an asset.

Skills and Experience:

  • Advanced Excel skills (e.g. pivot tables, functions, etc.).
  • SQL knowledge
  • Information management skills
  • Data-analysis and programming skills (e.g. python)
  • Knowledge of relevant software such as Dynamics 365, Power BI
  • Knowledge of ArcGIS would be an asset

Other requirements:

  • Sense of responsibility, detail-oriented, initiative, ability to work in a team. Some knowledge of the activities of WMO or other United Nations agencies.


  • Excellent knowledge of English (spoken and written).
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