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Programme Intern

About the Role

  • The Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN) is seeking a Programme Intern to support ongoing work in all GAIN Kenya programmes. This position will be based in Nairobi, Kenya office and is offered on a 6 months fixed-term contract basis.
  • Reporting to the Head of Programmes, the intern will support the ongoing program work in all GAIN Kenya programmes. You will actively support the smooth running of project operations and in collaboration with the programme team and other teams in the Kenya office.

Key Responsibilities include:

  • Supporting in the development and maintenance of project plans and ensuring tasks are completed in a timely manner
  • Working closely with the Project coordinator in supporting project communications, information flow and in the preparation of progress reports
  • Supporting the team in organising and planning stakeholder meetings
  • Providing administrative support and team support in the coordination of logistics for meetings, workshops and events

About you

  • The ideal candidate will have experience working in an administrative or coordinator role in a project management capacity e.g., in group work at university. In addition, you will have experience in engaging people from diverse cultures and backgrounds.
  • You will be fluent in written and spoken English. Candidates with working knowledge of additional languages and who is comfortable working in a fast-paced dynamic, international organisation would be an advantage. The ideal candidate will possess strong research and analytical skills.
  • A Bachelors’ degree in public health, nutrition, project management or related fields. You will be computer literate and have some basic knowledge of project management principles.

Programme Intern (Demand Creation)

About the Role

  • The Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN) is seeking a Programme Intern (Demand Creation) to support the ongoing demand creation activities in all GAIN Kenya programmes. This position will be based in Nairobi, Kenya office and is offered on a 6 months fixed-term contract basis.
  • Reporting to the Marketing Advisor, the intern will support the smooth running of the project operations and in collaboration with the team facilitate effective communication between programmes and other teams in the Kenya office.

Key Responsibilities include:

  • Supporting in the procurement process for the demand creation/marketing component including following up on the request for proposal, proposal evaluation, contracting, and payment processing
  • Supporting in the preparation of project summaries and any materials for external engagement
  • With support from Associate, Demand Creation and GAIN Communication teams, supporting in facilitating the development of communication materials, social marketing, and communication campaigns in collaboration with partners.
  • Providing administrative support for demand creation related activities.
  • In collaboration with the team support in the coordination of logistics for meetings, workshops and events

About you

  • The ideal candidate will have experience working in an administrative or coordinator role in a project management capacity e.g., in group work at university. In addition, you will have experience in engaging people from diverse cultures and backgrounds.
  • You will be fluent in written and spoken English. Candidates with knowledge of additional languages would be an advantage. The ideal candidate will possess strong research and analytical skills.
  • A bachelor’s degree in business management (Sales and Marketing), Bachelor of Commerce (Marketing option) or related fields. You will be computer literate and with proficiency in office systems.

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