Wednesday, June 11, 2014

World Vision Somalia Intern (SomRep) Career Opportunity

World Vision is an International Christian Relief and Development organization, whose goal is to achieve long-lasting benefits in the quality of life for vulnerable children and their families, displaced persons and communities. 

The Somalia program wishes to invite applications from highly competent dynamic, self-driven and results oriented candidate to fill the below mentioned position.

Intern - SomRep

To learn and grow in World Vision Somalia’s internship program by providing multi-disciplinary support for the Somalia Resilience Program (SomReP) Technical Unit team in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment.
Major Responsibilities

  • Assisting the GIS officer in development of databases and data collection tools for a variety of purposes.
  • Assist in collection, evaluation and dissemination of programmatic information on a regular basis for analysis and reporting purposes.
  • Assist in planning, organizing and servicing conferences, seminars and training workshops- preparing presentations and facilitating ICT needs as required.
  • Assist in the planning, organizing and servicing conferences, seminars and training workshops.
  • Provide research assistance in identifying suitable research institutions for SomReP to partner with.
  • Conduct donor research via the Internet and other means to assist SomReP team in identifying and targeting donors and funding opportunities.
  • Update SomReP donor map and fundraising strategy documents as key milestones are met.
  • Create diagrams, charts and simple visuals for donor presentations, proposals and other communications.
  • Help schedule and organize quarterly SomReP donor coffees and other key presentations.
  • Assist in maintain register of equipment and other assets financed from each SomReP donor.
  • Assist the administrative Assistant on office administrative issues, particularly pertaining to records, payments and other key issues.
  • Take notes at SomReP technical and steering committee meetings.
  • Help confirm and arrange future meeting times.
  • Assist Consortium member agencies in retrieving and confirming key information for the smooth running of SomReP programs.
  • Assist M&E team in ensuring partners submit timely internal monitoring reports
  • Help maintain reporting schedules for SomReP grants, staying in contact with SOs and implementing partners to ensure deadlines are clear and met by all.
  • Format and proofread sub-recipient quarterly and bi-annual narrative reports and consolidated SomReP reports to donors.
  • Assisting in preparing monthly and quarterly M&E reports in time for team reflection meetings
Qualifications: Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Social Sciences/Communications/Accounting/ Commerce/Finance /Economics/Statistics/Administration or other areas of study.
  • Recent graduate with at least one year of professional experience.
  • Should be Computer Literate, work well with MS Word and MS Excel and Internet research methods
  • Highly motivated to learn and work in a high-performance environment.
  • Willingness to tackle challenges and seek creative solutions in everyday assignments.
  • Demonstrates well-developed interpersonal skills, excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Must be able to meet urgent and last-minute deadlines, work with grace under pressure, and function well in a high-performance team.
Interested and qualified candidates should submit their detailed CV’s together with names and addresses of three referees to the address below clearly indicating ‘Intern - SomRep’ on the email subject. 

All applications should be received by June 13, 2014. 

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

People and Culture Manager
World Vision International – Somalia Program
P.O. Box 56527 – 00200
Nairobi, Kenya