Internship Opportunities at Forum Syd

Internship Opportunities at Forum Syd

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Position: Administrative Intern

Forum Syd is looking for a bright hands-on Administrative Intern to be a key member of the Admin team, at Forum Syd Hub ESA in Nairobi, Kenya. The candidate in this role will gain a wide range of knowledge and experience during the 3 months they will be with us. This internship provides an excellent opportunity to be part of a fast-paced and high-performing part of Forum Syd.

MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES


Administration Support

  • Assist in manning the reception area, keeping it tidy and welcoming visitors in a warm and friendly manner
  • Assist in issuance of office stationery and tracking of the same
  • Managing vehicles and motorbike fuel
  • Assist in booking of flights and taxis
  • Assist in sending payment advices to suppliers
  • Assist in office repairs and maintenance
  • Assist in procurement of the Hub vendors
  • Assist in maintaining a robust filling system in the department
  • Assist in arranging logistics for staff and partners during meeting
  • Any other Admin duties that may be assigned from time to by your immediate supervisor
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND QUALITIES REQUIRED


Essential Requirements

  • Degree in a business related field.
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Highly detail oriented
  • Open minded individual
  • Team player
  • Positive attitude towards feedback.
  • Ability to multi task and thrive in a high pressure environment

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Other qualities

  • Computer profient
  • Experienced in working in a multicultural setting
  • High level of Integrity and good judgement. 
  • Self-starter
  • Result oriented. 
  • Good problem-solving and analytical skills.
Benefits

Please note that Internship positions at Forum Syd  are not salaried; only a monthly stipend will be offered to the successful candidate. This position is offered for a three months’ contract period, starting as soon as possible. The position is located at Forum Syd’s office in Nairobi.

Benefits of an intern at Forum Syd will include a great hands-on learning experience at a well-established non-profit organization, exposure to a various development programmes, work within a diverse multicultural team, and the ability to network with a wide variety of individuals.

How to Apply

Forum Syd is working for equal opportunities for all. We encourage qualified applicants regardless of gender, age, sexual orientation, functional ability or ethnic and religious affiliation to apply for the position. Candidates should submit an application in English, consisting of CV (max 3 pages) and Cover Letter (max 1 page) including summary of your key qualifications.

Send the application in an e-mail to address: job.hubesa@forumsyd.org  subject heading: Administration Intern no later than 1st April 2020. We look forward to your application!

Position: Program Support Intern

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Forum Syd is looking for a hands-on Programme Support Intern to be a key member of the Programme team. The candidate in this role will gain a wide range of knowledge and experience during the 3 months  at Forum Syd Hub ESA in Nairobi, Kenya. This internship position will  provides an excellent opportunity to be part of a fast-paced and high-performing part of Forum Syd.

MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

The Programme Support  intern will provide  a range of  programmatic and administrative support to the Programme Manager, Grant Officers, Programme Monitoring and Evaluation Officer, Capacity Development Officer and Field Officers. Specific duties of the intern will be assigned by the Programme Manager as established  by the programme unit  key tasks.

Duties may include but are not limited to the following:

Programme and grant management support

  • Support the program team on  day to day programme implementation.
  • Ensure that administrative tasks are conducted in accordance to Forum Syd policies and standard operating procedures.
  • Support documentation and general coordination of programme unit initiatives. 
  • Support capacity development of initiatives of implementing partners.
  • Ensure proper record and filing system for all program  documents  and/or  other correspondences for  documents for  easy reference according to set guidelines.

Field Support

  • Participate in programme field visits as  planned and/or assigned by  programme Manager/team.
  • Assist in monitoring programme implementation through providing quality data collection, verifying the accuracy of reported data and develop preliminary reports in collaboration with programme staff. 

Communication Support:

  • Support programme related communication initiatives like capturing, preparation and dissemination of information and communication materials and documents on relevant platforms and channels.
  • Support programme team  in minute  taking as well as  documentation of  action points and follow up  issues.  

Logistical support: 

  • Provide logistical support on  travels and hotel bookings, invitations, preparing workshop materials and any other assigned  duties  by administrative staff

Perform other duties and tasks as determined by the Programme Manager. 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND QUALITIES REQUIRED


Essential Requirements

  • A first degree in social sciences, development studies and/or community Development or related from a recognized university
  • Appreciation of democracy, human rights, gender equality and innovative ways of working that contribute to societal changes. 
  • Good analytical, writing, listening and communication
  • Ability to develop quick productive working relationships with programme team.

Other qualities

  • Computer profient
  • Experienced in working in a multicultural setting
  • High level of Integrity and good judgement. 
  • Self-starter
  • Result oriented. 
  • Good problem-solving and analytical skills.

Benefits

Please note that Internship positions at Forum Syd  are not salaried; only a monthly stipend will be offered to the successful candidate.

This position is offered for a three months’ contract period, starting as soon as possible. The position is located at Forum Syd’s office in Nairobi.

Benefits of an intern at Forum Syd will include a great hands-on learning experience at a well-established non-profit organization, exposure to a various development programmes, work within a diverse multicultural team, and the ability to network with a wide variety of individuals.

How to Apply

Forum Syd is working for equal opportunities for all. We encourage qualified applicants regardless of gender, age, sexual orientation, functional ability or ethnic and religious affiliation to apply for the position. Candidates should submit an application in English, consisting of CV (max 3 pages) and Cover Letter (max 1 page) including summary of your key qualifications and relevant work experience for the position.

Send the application in an e-mail to address: job.hubesa@forumsyd.org subject heading: Programmes Intern no later than 1st April  2020. We look forward to your application!

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