Department: Olympic Games Department Location: Lausanne, Switzerland Contract Type: Internship Activity Level: 100% Entry Date: 16.09.2019 Deadline to apply: 21.07.2019
The Intern, YOG assists and supports the relevant managers and coordinators with activities related to the Youth Olympic Games Coordination. He/She will contribute to specific projects and activities related to Youth Olympic Games.
Main responsibilities Coordination of the IOC YOG Management team and liaison with the Youth Olympic Games Organising Committees (Project Management)
In close collaboration with the YOG Coordination Managers, help manage the coordination of the IOC YOG Management team and circulate all relevant information within the IOC and to other parties concerned to ensure a good level of understanding of the project.Assist in liaising with the YOG 2020 Organising Committee for Games coordination and Planning-related issues.Assist in monitoring the overall followup of the tasks and milestones related to the YOG 2020 and 2022 organisation in collaboration with the IOC functions/departments and YOGOCs and highlight issues when relevant.Offer support to the YOG Planning & Integration section for the preparation and followup of the IOC visits to the Interested Parties and assist in the preparation of the working documents (agenda, status reports, memos, follow-up reports and letters) in close collaboration with other IOC functions/departments and the YOGOCs.Assist in the preparation of internal meetings, specific events, conference calls, support material (agenda, Powerpoint presentations, followup documents) and logistics.Offer support to the YOG Planning & Integration section for the preparation of the YOG working documents for the IOC Executive Boards and IOC Session.Participate in implementation of tools needed to monitor Games coordination
Contribute to specific projects and activities related to the Youth Olympic Games.
Training and language and IT competences
Further education or equivalent (Masters, bachelor’s degree, federal diploma, etc.) or professional experience deemed equivalentStrong command of English and French (incl. writing and editing skills)Excellent knowledge and command of Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
Technical, organisational and personal competences
Keen attention to detailInitiative, anticipation, source of ideasExcellent sense of planning and organisationSense of priorities and ability to deal with the unexpectedAbility to handle tight deadlines and maintain a high level of professional performance in a highly stressful situation.Familiarity with teamwork, in terms of both managing the flow of files and communicating with colleagues.Ability to perform analyses and compile information quickly and accuratelyAbility to remain efficient within a changing environment and to adapt positively to new tasks, responsibilities or people.Ability to interact with sensitivity, efficiency and professionalism with all kinds of people, create a climate of trust and appreciate the needs and expectations of one’s interlocutors.Ability to consider interpersonal differences as an added value and to interact constructively with all types of peopleExcellent command of corporate tools and compliance with internal usage rules (Livelink, Outlook, etc.)Interest in sport, Olympism and youth events
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