Friday, 31 October 2014

ACTED- Finance Intern- Middle East & North Africa

Background on ACTED
ACTED is a French humanitarian NGO, founded in 1993, which supports vulnerable populations, affected by humanitarian crises worldwide. ACTED provides continued support to vulnerable communities by ensuring the sustainability of post-crisis interventions and engaging long-term challenges facing our target populations, in order to break the poverty cycle, foster development and reduce vulnerability to disasters. Our interventions seek to cover the multiple aspects of humanitarian and development crises through a multidisciplinary approach which is both global and local, and adapted to each context. Our 3,300 staff is committed in to responding to emergencies worldwide, to supporting recovery and rehabilitation, towards sustainable development.

Our teams in the field implement some 340 projects in 34 countries covering the following sectors emergency relief, food security, access to health, education and training, economic development, microfinance, advocacy, institutional support, and regional dialogue, cultural promotion.

Based on considerable experience addressing the needs and situations of vulnerable communities, ACTED contributes to the international agenda towards reaching the Millennium Development Goals, through a wide range of partnerships, innovative initiatives, and campaigns.

Country profile
Many positions opened in the following countries:
- Iraqi Kurdistan
- Turkey
- Yemen
- Jordan
- Lebanon
- Libya
- Palestine

To get more information about our programs in each country, feel free to visit our website:

Position profileThe finance intern works under the supervision of the Finance Officer and/or Country Finance Manager

His/Her responsibilities will be as followed:Control that operations respect existing financial procedures and manage accounting files for the Country Office;
Analyze financial data and create management indicators;
Support Country Coordination through analysis of project running costs, follow-up on resource allocation, and finance training

QualificationsMsc in Administration, Business Management or equivalent.
Finance and accounting skills required
Willingness to undertake serious responsibility and manage stress efficiently
Excellent communication skills, including advanced written and oral English
Field Intern benefits include: a 300 USD per month living allowance, coverage of all accommodation, food, and travel costs, a luggage allowance of 50 kg., and the provision of medical, repatriation, and life insurance.

Submission of applicationsPlease send, in English, your cover letter, CV, and three references to with the job offer reference as object of your email.


Saturday, 25 October 2014

United Nations- Internship Programme

Internship Programme
The United Nations Office at Nairobi offers internship to students who are currently enrolled in at least the final year of a first university degree programme or in a graduate school (second university degree or higher) programme at the time of application, or if they have graduated, can commence their internship within a one-year period after graduation.

The Internship is for a minimum period of two months and a maximum of six.
The purpose of the United Nations internship programme is two fold:
  1. to provide a framework by which students from diverse academic backgrounds gain exposure to the United Nations through assignment to offices within the Secretariat in order to enhance their educational experience and gain experience in the work of theUnited Nations; and
  2. to provide United Nations offices with the assistance of qualified students specialized in various professional fields.
The Staff Development and Training Unit (SDTU/HRMS) manages the internship programme on behalf of the following UN Organisations:

United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-HABITAT) including out-posted offices
United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) including out-posted offices
United Nations Offices at Nairobi (UNON)
United Nations Dispute Tribunal, Office of Administration of Justice (OAJ)

Please read carefully the ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA before application.

Due to the large number of applicants and the limited number of places available per year, applicants are strongly advised to note the following minimum eligibility criteria for an Internship at UN-HABITAT, UNEP, and UNON administered by the SDTU. If all of the requirements are not met, your application will not be processed. Successful application does not guarantee placement.

Applicants to the United Nations internship programme must at the time of
application meet one of the following requirements:

(a) Be enrolled in a graduate school programme (second university degree or equivalent, or higher);
(b) Be enrolled in the final academic year of a first university degree programme (minimum Bachelor’s level or equivalent);
(c) Have graduated with a university degree (as defined in (a) above) and
(b) if selected, must commence the internship within a one-year period of graduation

All internship vacancies will be posted in the United Nations Careers Portals. To view and apply for any of the open internship vacancies, kindly log onto the United Nations Careers Portal: Note that due to a large volume of applicants, only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Important note:

You must1. Upload with your online application, a proof of enrolment stating that you are currently enrolled in a course of study and your expected date of graduation and if you have graduated, a certified copy of your degree.
Please ensure that an official letterhead or an official seal is used for the proof of enrollment. Candidates are advised that their online applications will not be processed without proper and adequate endorsement.

BAT- Creative & Communications Intern

REF        : 5514BR
Job title :Creative & Communication Intern
Location/City :'Nairobi
Appointment type : Fixed term

Job purpose and key deliverables 
This is an opportunity to be exposed to a world class Organisation and gain valuable experience and training whilst working with a dynamic team. The internship will be for a period of three months. In liaison with internal customers, the person will be responsible for;-
  • Conceptualise communication to be sent out to both internal and external stakeholder 
  • Deliver high quality creative digital design. 
  • Engage and collaborate with internal stakeholders 
  • Oversee print production, graphic arts, and desktop publishing 
  • Develop creative briefs and design concepts to meet business objectives 
Essential requirements
  • A diploma or degree in graphic design 
  • Excellent copy checking skills, business English spelling and an eye for detail 
  • Ability to learn new concepts quickly 
  • MS Office proficient; (Excel / Powerpoint / Word/ Adobe illustrator, Indesign) 
  • Available to work full day during office hours 
  • Self starter with high energy 
  • Strong communication skills 
  • Relies on sound judgement to plan and accomplish goals 
  • A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected
Desirable requirements 
Knowledge of the french language is an added advantage
Working at BAT British American Tobacco ( is a market leading, global organisation with a long, established history and a bright and dynamic future. Thanks to our people we have continued to deliver growth and exceed expectations in an increasingly complex and challenging marketplace.

Our aim is to become the leading tobacco company in each of our markets by providing excellent products with confidence and responsibility expected of global consumer brands. If you have the talent and motivation to help us succeed you’ll find we are equally committed to helping you reach your full potential too.
Apply by: 25-Oct-2014

Friday, 24 October 2014

RSC Africa Temporary Pool- Temporary Contract

Reports to: Assigned supervisor Department: 
Assigned department Location: Nairobi, Kenya
Starting Salary: KES. 50,000 
Status: Temporary Contract

RSC Africa The Resettlement Support Center (RSC) Africa operates a US refugee resettlement program in sub-Saharan Africa through a Cooperative Agreement with the Department of State/Bureau of Population, Refugees and Migration. RSC Africa is responsible for the preparation of refugee case files for adjudication by US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) officers, as well as the out-processing and cultural orientation of all approved cases. RSC Africa is administered by the Church World Service Immigration Refugee Program (CWS/IRP) and is based in Nairobi, Kenya.

EEOC Church World Service does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, religion, age, disability, or veteran status in employment or the provision of services.

Due to the volume of applications that we receive, only those individuals shortlisted will be contacted.

To Apply: Please click the below link to apply directly online to this position.

This position is open to national applicants.

Please note RSC Africa does not accept resumes for positions that are not posted. All applicants are required to submit their resume using the on-line applicant tracking system.

Communications RSC Africa will use the contact information supplied in Applicant Stack to contact you. If your contact information changes it is your responsibility to keep RSC Africa informed of your updated contact information.

Application Materials Your application materials should clearly reflect how you meet the requirements of the position. Personal identifying information such as gender, age, nationality, tribe, and hobbies should NOT be included in your application materials.

Your experience should be in Month/Year format. Please do NOT include an objective statement.

Certificate of Good Conduct All temporary contract positions require a Certificate of Good conduct before starting a temporary assignment with RSC Africa. The Certificate of Good Conduct must have been issued within the last 30 days.