PAID INTERNSHIP: ONE ACRE FUND. DEADLINE: October 15th, 2017 (No prior experience)

Here is another opportunity for you, do not forget to share to your networks:

internship

One Acre Fund is looking to place a cohort of paid interns and fellows in several departments in 2018.  For twelve to twenty-four weeks (January to April/January to July), interns and fellows will work on impactful projects, receive mentorship from organizational leaders and provide support to One Acre Fund’s operations. Interns and fellows will be given substantial work assignments and asked to produce high quality deliverables. Opportunities may be available in the following departments:

  • Business Development & Communications  – tells the story of One Acre Fund’s smallholder clients to donors, supporters and the world.
  • Finance, Audit – supports our operation with financial advice, reporting. Reduce waste and inefficiency by improving processes
  • Field Operations – serves farmers directly with training, input delivery and loan servicing
  • Government Relations and Policy  – builds and maintain relationships with government and other stakeholders. Help shape rural development policy.
  • Procurement, Supply Chain and Logistics – sources and delivers the quality inputs and supplies our farmers need each season
  • Product Innovations, Monitoring and Evaluations, Ag Research – conducts research that measures the impact of our core program and finds the next innovative solution for our farmers
  • People Operations  – supports the rapidly growing One Acre Fund family of leaders, finds the next generation of talent.
  • Systems – Manages the data and business processes that help us reach farmers efficiently.
  • Tech –  build the software and tools that help us serve more farmers

Interns and Fellows are valued members of the One Acre Fund family and we are looking for the best of the best – less than 1% of applicants will be placed. We ask all staff to take a “Farmers First” attitude and approach their work with humility. Specific projects may change with the needs of the organization.

ELIGIBILITY

This program is designed to provide meaningful work opportunities for East and Southern Africa’s brightest young professionals. You are eligible to apply for this opportunity if you meet the below criteria:

  • You will be a university graduate (first degree) by January 15, 2018.
  • You can speak and read English fluently.
  • You hold citizenship or work authorization in Kenya, Rwanda, Uganda, Malawi or Zambia. 

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS

We are looking for truly extraordinary candidates for several competitive positions. No prior experience is required and candidates who fit the following criteria are strongly encouraged to apply:

  • Citizenship in Kenya, Rwanda, Uganda, Malawi or Zambia – you will be asked to submit a copy of your passport biodata page or your national ID card
  • Exceptional recent college graduate or young professional
  • Strong work experiences. Examples include part-time or full-time jobs, internships, fellowships or research positions while at school
  • Leadership experience at work, school clubs, volunteer organizations etc.
  • Top-performing undergraduate background (include GPA/Marks on your application)
  • Strong interest in One Acre Fund’s work serving smallholder farmers
  • Strong desire for personal and professional growth
  • Flexibility and a willingness to take on varied tasks
  • Ability to work both independently and part of a team
  • Fluent in English and relevant African languages (e.g. Kinyarwanda, Kiswahili, Bemba, Chichewa, etc.)

START DATE

January 22, 2018

DURATION

Mid Jan – April 2018, extensions available at your manager’s discretion

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

One Acre Fund invests in building management and leadership skills- even at the intern and fellow level. Your manager will invest time in your professional development. We provide constant, actionable feedback delivered through mentorship and a final performance review upon completion of the internship period. We also have regular one-on-one meetings, where we listen to and discuss career goals, and work collaboratively to help develop the skills that would put you on your desired career track.

COMPENSATION

This is a paid program. Interns/Fellows will be provided with a reasonable stipend for the duration of their contract. Those based at rural sites will be provided assistance in locating suitable housing. Internships are a recruiting initiative. Historically, about 40% of interns/fellows are hired on to full-time roles.

ABOUT ONE ACRE FUND

Recognized as one of the top 20 non-profits in the world, One Acre Fund has been serving farmers in Africa since 2006. Founded in Kenya, we now serve more than 500,000 farm families across 8 countries in East and Southern Africa. One Acre Fund provides asset-based loans, training, delivery and marketing services to smallholder farmers. We put farmers first in everything we do.

TO APPLY

Complete this application form by October 15th, 2017. Submitting a CV is optional but you must complete the application form including two essays and proof of work eligibility.

As part of the application process, candidates will be required to complete written assessments, a phone interview and in-person interview at one of our offices. Final selection will be made in December 2017. All candidates will be contacted – please do not email for an update on your application.

 

Here is the link to where you get the application form

 

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KENYA CIVIL AVIATION AUTHORITY GRADUATE TRAINEES – AIR TRAFFIC CONTROLLERS REF: ANS/ATS/17/17 (20 VACANCIES)

Hello good people, here is an opportunity for you…unfortunately your application should be  received not later than 6th October 2017. Fortunately, there is still time to get organized.  I did a copy and paste from the PDF  version for those who may have a hard time downloading the version.
Kenya Civil Aviation Authority is seeking to recruit fresh graduates as Air Traffic Controllers – Trainees. The training will be conducted at the East African School
of Aviation (EASA) Embakasi, Nairobi for a period of 18 months and will include                   on-job training at any of KCAA manned Airports.

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The ideal candidates should possess the following qualifications:
> A first degree from a recognized university
>  A secondary school mean grade of C+ and a minimum score of C+ in English,
Geography, Mathematics or Physics.
Additionally, the candidates will be required to:
> Pass an aptitude test for Air Traffic Controllers
>Pass ICAO Class III medical Test
>Be aged between 18 and 28 years
Note: the opportunity is open to both male and female candidates who have recently
completed their studies and have no working experience. No salary will be payable
during the entire training period.
Interested candidates should submit their applications attaching copies of
relevant certificates, testimonials and a detailed updated curriculum vitae,
giving among others, details of day time contacts and full contact of three
professional referees to the address below, to be received not later than 6th
October 2017. Persons Living with Disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Kenya Civil Aviation Authority is an equal opportunity employer.
The Director General
Kenya Civil Aviation Authority
Aviation House – JKIA
P. O. BOX 30163 – 00100
NAIROBI
Only shortlisted Candidates will be contacted.

 

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