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Very challenging work environnement
INTERNSHIP IN PROCUREMENT DIVISION (Current Employee) –  New York CityJuly 2, 2014
The procurement division works closely with all UN division and services. It is very helpful and instructive to see the impact of your job on other structures.
Pros
very educative and international environment
Cons
cannot secure a permanent position beyond internship. can be done only 6 months after terminating.
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Great experience!
Assistant Liaison (Former Employee) –  AsiaJune 29, 2014
I was well trained for simultaneous translation; developed early experience in high profile communication, and diplomac.y
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Very Excellent
Executive Branch relating (Former Employee) –  Ivory coastJune 15, 2014
I got an honorablen certificate for reorganization of meritorious service from Force Provost Marshal.
Pros
free launches health care transport
Cons
short breaks
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Learned a lot
Environmental Affairs Intern (Former Employee) –  New York, NYJune 8, 2014
Great company to work for. Loving the experience. People were great and can't complain. Projects were challenging and impactful
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Wish the UN had an office in San Francisco!
Assistant to President of ECOSOC (F/T) (Former Employee) –  New York, NYJune 6, 2014
Working at the United Nations was a true pleasure and honor. The organization boasts probably the single most educated workforce in the world. Not surprising, given the complexity of the problems the world faces and the complexity of the organization itself.
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Typical quasi-government entity environment
Business Intelligence Analyst/Technical Writer (Former Employee) –  New York, NYMay 29, 2014
Enterprise centered IT environment which is highly regimented. Application development is based on approved and standardized software platform. Majority of actual programming are outsourced abroad or done by outside consultants.
Pros
exposure to international culture.
Cons
rigid adherence to standards and protocols.
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Nice work environment
Sr.SAP ABAP Consultant (Current Employee) –  New York, NYMay 22, 2014
Nice environment to work with the staff.
Very co-operative co-workers to work with.
Nice work place to learn new things.
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Create a joke Board or a Humor Newsletter. Look for tools to disseminate fun and funny thinhs daily. Give employees tools to create a fun relationship
Vehicle Technician (Former Employee) –  MonroviaMay 21, 2014
The most enjoyable part of the job is the people, the staff and the customers. We would not be at a job without our customers and in these difficult times I am so happy to be in a position where I can help others. I truly enjoy every interaction I have with each employee or customer. There are times where you can make someone's day and times where you can't but you can help someone understand. If it were not for this high level or interaction I think I would expire. I love the crazy nature of the work and the fact that it is never the same thing twice. You learn new things and are challenged every day. I am constantly learning new skills.
Pros
one hour lunch brake
Cons
medical health insurance
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Communication Intern
Communication Intern (Former Employee) –  New York, NYMay 18, 2014
I was responsible for administrative work and events supporting in Property Management Unit.
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Good but not great!
Financial Analyst & Accounting Associate (Current Employee) –  New York, NYApril 21, 2014
Great place to meet new people and delegates. But limited professional growth is a big big minus.
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Good multinational non profit organization
Social Media & Web Analytic Intern (Former Employee) –  New York, NYApril 12, 2014
good non-profit to work in. Employees are good and helpful, love the atmosphere here and it's in new york , great place to work
Pros
international
Cons
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Logistics and Supply Chain Management professional experienced in leadership roles at strategic, technical and operational levels
Doubled as HUB AdministratoR and also Chief (Former Employee) –  Juba South SudanApril 7, 2014
Logistics and Supply Chain Management professional experienced in leadership roles at strategic, technical and operational levels in directing, managing and developing strategies for Supply Chains to enhance capacity, services provision and products delivery.

Full spectrum of experience in: • Logistics & Supply Chain Development & Enhancement • Strategic Planning & Implementation • Business Development & Negotiations • Process & Procedures Improvements • Procurement/Sourcing & Contract Management • Conflict identification & Resolution • Systems Analyses & Assessments • Institutional Development & Capacity Building • Leader/Team Builder/Trainer • Relationship Cultivation & Management • ERP systems & software used/exposed to are SAP/R3, SYSPRO ver6.0, Quantimed, Pipeline, Orion, CRM, GALILEO (Business Objects/INFO-PAC).
Expertise areas: Logistics & Supply Chain Management of Assets, Commodities, Medicines, Health Care & HIV/AIDS Programs —Implementations/Interventions Strategies — Embryonic Start-Up Operations — USAID & UN Regulations/Management.

An accomplished Supply Chain Manager with operational experience in: Partnership building, Relationship management, Collaboration and Liaising with stakeholders, implementing partners and PEPFAR/USAID Activity Managers • Resource mobilization, Dissemination, Knowledge and information sharing on good practices, Systems strengthening, Supply Chains and scale-up of HIV/AIDS programs • Developed Work-Plans, Budgets and technical strategies and implemented annual Country Operating Plans (COP) with budgets over US$ 12 million • Reporting
  more... and providing feedback on financial status, disbursements, resource allocation, project performance and GAO Audits • Coordinated support to host government ministries/departments through Advisory/Consultancy services in developing best practice distribution/storage plans • Conducted analyses of supply chains to identify improvements and service delivery of pharmaceuticals and commodities • Monitoring COP, Work Plan implementation, budgets and adjustments driven by Continuing Resolutions (CR) • Human Resources management, Annual Performance Reviews (APR) and Capacity building through technical assistance, training, and appropriate skills transfer for effective service delivery as key to sustainability. Negotiated absorption into staff establishment/table of seconded officers for continued health care service delivery  less
Pros
team player and highly interpersonal skills
Cons
great team player
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International Civil Servant
Editorial Assistant (Current Employee) –  New York, NYMarch 31, 2014
Editorial work that is very detail focused and timeline driven.
I have learned a lot about U.N. editorial manual guidelines and standards.
Pros
being part of an intergovernmental organization, an incredibly comprehensive benefits package and pension
Cons
bureaucracy
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An former international civil servant working for peace and security globally
Administrative Assistant (Former Employee) –  New York, NYMarch 10, 2014
Working in a multicultural setting was a very enriching experience. My focus on a team effort towards the organizational's goals was rewarding.
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Enlightening, fun, busy
Communications Officer (Former Employee) –  NYFebruary 27, 2014
Travel, long days
Hard work, respect, appreciation of life
positive and involved
mix from all over
travel 100%
seeing the world and its people
Pros
exposure
Cons
being away from home 98%
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Unicef
EDF Climate Corp Fellow (Former Employee) –  New York, NYFebruary 9, 2014
Innovating for social change - The best work environment I have ever experience. It was incredibly rewarding to have the opportunity to work with individuals like-minded, with a high intellectual curiosity and an intrepid ability to question processes to create a greater impact.
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Unique culture with diversity
Project Manager (Former Employee) –  NY NYJanuary 22, 2014
It was a great opportunity to work here. it is important to keep in mind that the mentality and culture is not what one sees in traditional US settings.
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Highly bureaucratic
Liaison (Current Employee) –  New York, NYJanuary 13, 2014
Mediocre workplace - good mission but bureaucratic headaches abound.
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Global Organisation which requires innovative thinking to address complex issues
Risk Management Officer (Current Employee) –  New York, NYJanuary 6, 2014
Diverse environment offering the opportunity to deal with complex, real world, global issues.
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Great platform
Controller assistant intern (Former Employee) –  New York, NYDecember 15, 2013
Huge institute.
Friendly co-workers.
Job rotation.
Productive office.
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