Saturday, 12 July 2014

ECOBANK KENYA GRADUATE TRAINEE PROGRAM

Graduate Trainee Program
ECOBANK KENYA GRADUATE TRAINEE PROGRAM


Are you youthful, passionate, unique and ambitious? Then you are just the right person we are looking for! Be part of the amazing story with Ecobank Kenya as it continues to grow and prosper.
As we set the pace in 2014- we have launched an exciting talent search under a Graduate Trainee and Management program across East Africa. The journey starts in Kenya – the EAC hub.

The position is African but world class, its Kenyan but multicultural and cross border, it’s real, it’s Pan- African and it’s your Future- If you relish the challenge of working in a highly dynamic, career enhancing environment, then go on and apply! Ecobank- your first Career Path. The future is Pan African and Ecobank is your first career path. 

Apply through website: http://www.ecobank.com/cl_register_apl.aspx?cid=74052


ATLAS CORPS FELLOWSHIP- APPLY

Apply to Become an Atlas Corps Fellow
The Atlas Corps Fellowship is a 6 to 18 month professional fellowship offered three times a year for professionals from around the world. Fellows serve full-time at Host Organizations located either in the United States or Latin America working on issues that complement their expertise. Fellows develop their leadership skills while sharing best practices and supplement daily knowledge with theoretical topics presented in the Atlas Corps Global Leadership Lab. To become an Atlas Corps Fellow, please click on the appropriate "apply button" below.

Apply through website: http://atlascorps.org/apply.php

Sunday, 13 April 2014

FAO- Nutrition Intern


Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations 
Vacancy Announcement No      : FAO/19/2014 

Issued on                                      : 09th April 2014 

Deadline for Application    : 23rd April 2014 

Position Title                                : Intern- Nutrition 

Grade Level                                  : N/A 

contract type                                : PSA 

Duty Station                                 : Mogadishu, Hargeisa, Garowe 

Organizational Unit                     : FAO-Somalia 

Duration                                        : 2 Months 

Eligible Candidates                      : Somali Nationals 

Anticipated start date                 : Immediately 


Under the overall supervision of the Officer in Charge (O.I.C.) FAO Somalia and the direct supervision of the Programme Manager Nutirion/ CTA, to provide programme support in the formulation, monitoring and reporting of the field programme at country office level. In particular to:

Background
The Food Security and Nutrition Analysis Unit (FSNAU) consist of two major components. i) The Food Security component which provides up to date quality food security information and ii) The Nutrition component which focuses on the generation of good quality timely and appropriate nutrition information. In addition the unit conducts applied research to explore and report on the underlying causes to malnutrition and food insecurity in Somalia. Both food security and nutrition information are analysed in the relevant context and provided to decision-makers within the humanitarian community in Somalia for use in the design of both short and longer term food security, nutrition and livelihood related interventions. FSNAU places strong emphasis on partnerships with local authorities and international and local humanitarian organisations for the specific development of capacity in Somalia and the region. This includes the provision of capacity building in Nutrition Assessment in Emergencies to Graduate Students in the region. As a component of this capacity building, FSNAU recognizes the importance of practical hands on experience in humanitarian agencies by Nutrition students. Therefore FSNAU is providing an opportunity for one student at Graduate or Diploma level in Nutrition for an internship at the FAO offices in Hargeisa, Garowe and Mogadishu.

This internship is scheduled for a period of two months, with the primary aim to use this period to impart technical knowledge on nutrition surveillance through on the job training. The intern will be under overall supervision of Nutrition Technical Manager, and direct supervision of zonal Nutrition focal point and work in close consultation with the Nutrition Focal Point. The intern will focus on the following tasks:

The successful candidate will be tasked with the following duties:
  1. Participate in the regular FSNAU nutrition and food security assessments.
  2. In close collaboration with Nutrition focal point for respective zones and with support from the Nutrition Analyst in charge of the zone and Nutrition Data Analyst assist in ensuring the Health Information System data and feeding facility data at the MoH Nutrition section is received, updated and run basic analysis of this information.
  3. Assist in cleaning and entry of nutrition assessments data, under the supervision of the relevant Nutrition focal point/ Analysts.
  4. Participate in the seasonal analysis and dissemination workshops and meetings.
  5. Attend Nutrition cluster meetings in the duty area and other relevant food security, nutrition and health related meetings.
  6. Under the supervision of the zonal Nutrition focal point, assist in the planning and preparation of nutrition surveys.
  7. In detail read the nutrition technical reports, updates and other relevant documents published from Gu season last year to date and ensure consistency in reporting of rates, confidence intervals, tables and information in text.
  8. In close collaboration with Nutrition focal point assist in drafting, editing and finalizing articles for the nutrition updates/technical series.
  9. Perform other tasks as assigned

Minimum qualifications:
  • Applicants MUST be Somali nationals, have completed at least diploma level education or graduate students pursuing studies in Nutrition or health.
  • Should be computer literate
  • Previous work experience not mandatory
  • Strong critical thinking and writing ability
  • Strong English writing and editing skills
  • High degree of self-motivation and initiative
  • Willingness to learn and apply new analytical approaches
  • Strong skills in basic computer packages – Knowledge in EPI Info, ENA or EPI6 an added advantage
  • Sensitivity to the social and cultural environment of Somalia
Deliverables/Expected Outputs
  1. By the end of the internship, the student should have gained considerable technical knowledge and understanding on nutrition surveillance and situational analysis. 
  2. All assignments given during the internship period should be completed as required.
  3. The intern is expected to submit a detailed report on their experiences and activities covered during the period.
Allowances and Remuneration
This position does not have a salary; however the intern will be paid a small stipend to cater for transport costs.

To apply:
Candidates are requested to submit a covering letter quoting the Position Title and Vacancy Announcement No.FAO/19/2014 along with their current/detailed Curriculum Vitae and FAO Personal Profile Form (PPF) available http://www.fao.org/employment/irecruitment-access/en/
Please do not attach education certificates at this stage. E-mail is the preferred means of receipt and the application should be sent to HR-Somalia@fao.org

Applications must be received by the deadline. Late applications will not be considered.
Only short listed candidates meeting all essential qualifications will be contacted.


Wednesday, 9 April 2014

URGENT: INTERN Bcom- Marketing Option

An Intern is required with Marketing Qualifications Degree in Bcom Marketing Option or PR, Communication Option.
The Graduate must have graduated recently and willing to get paid Kshs. 10,000.

Apply to.

ebonareri@mua.ac.ke

Thursday, 3 April 2014

INTERNS FOR THE CITY RESILIENCE PROFILING PROGRAMME/UN-HABITAT, Spring-Summer 2014

City Resilience Profiling Programme/UN-Habitat http://www.cityresilience.org/CRPP

CALL FOR INTERNS

POSITIONS: INTERNS FOR THE CITY RESILIENCE PROFILING PROGRAMME/UN-HABITAT, Spring-Summer 2014

The City Resilience Profiling Programme (CRPP) was launched by UN-Habitat in 2012 to develop a comprehensive and integrated urban planning and management approach founded on the principles of ‘resilience’ that dynamically underpin and improve capacity to protect urban citizens and their assets. ‘Urban Resilience’ refers to the ability of any urban system to absorb and recover quickly from the impact of any plausible hazard. The CRPP is providing forward-looking, multi-sectoral, multi-hazard, multi-stakeholder approach integrating all functional aspects of human settlements to planning and developing urban settlements. The Programme is implemented in partnership with primary stakeholders including international agencies, academic and research institutes, private sector actors, NGOs, and representatives from a number of pilot cities. CRPP has a strategic fit in UN Habitat’s overall mandate for the sustainable development of cities, towns, and other human settlements, specifically, the key pillar for ensuring that cities are able to withstand and recover from catastrophic events.

All internships will begin in the spring 2014 and will last minimum 3 and maximum 6 months. Internship comprises 35 hours of work per week. The duty station can be Nairobi or Barcelona. Those internships are unpaid.

QUALIFICATIONS
  • Advanced university degree in Urban or Regional Planning, Architecture, Engineering, Development Studies, Computer Sciences, IT, Media, Communication, Journalism, Design, or another field deemed relevant to the subject areas covered by the Programme. 
  • A first-level university degree in combination with two years of qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree.
  • Previous exposure to Disaster Risk Reduction and Resilience, Web Development and/or Social Media Strategies.
  • Fluency in oral and written English required;
  • Excellent written and oral communication, research and writing skills;
  • Advanced computer skills notably in IT, web-application, database management, Adobe Acrobate Suite and/or Excel and text processor.
How to apply:
If you would like to find out more about this position, or if you would like to apply, please email CRPP atcrpp.intern@gmail.com.

The application must include the following:
  • Curriculum Vitae in English;
  • Cover letter in English outlining your motivations, concrete competencies, previous exposure to the subject and links to your study.
  • Brief note detailing your availabilities including starting date and length desired for the internship and preferable duty station (Barcelona or Nairobi).

Please apply by Sunday, 6 April 2014. Applications received after this deadline will NOT be reviewed.

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. Short-listed candidates will be invited to take part in a phone interview. The internship would start in consultation with the selected candidate.

We regret to be unable to further contact or notify unsuccessful applicants for this position.

ATTENTION: To All African Youth Activists Passionate About Development In Africa- Deadline Approaching


VOICE AFRICA’s FUTURE

From Voice to Influence to Action: Strengthening Sustained Citizen Engagement in the Post-2015 Development Agenda in Africa

ATTENTION: To All African Youth Activists Passionate About Development In Africa

Take the chance and apply now to become a Youth Champion for the Voice Africa’s Future (VAF) campaign, to shape and influence the Post 2015 development agenda. The application for the new Youth Champions 2014/2015 starts on 26th March!
  1. Do you want to deepen your involvement in the Post 2015 development agenda in your country and globally?
  2. Do you want to take extensive action to advocate for the future of young people in the Post 2015 development agenda?
  3. Do you want to inspire young people worldwide and represent their interests?
Then apply to become a VAF Youth Champion 2014/2015!

Requirements:
  • Aged between 15 to 30
  • Be a citizen and reside in one of the 6 countries: Burkina Faso, Ethiopia, Kenya, Malawi, Uganda and South Africa
  • Availability to volunteer your time and represent Voice Africa’s Future campaign at national, continental and global levels
  • Passionate about Africa’s development and the progress of youth
  • Find joy in inspiring young people
  • Good written and spoken English, and/or French.
  • Have some knowledge or experience in one of the following: MDGs, Post 2015 development agenda, advocacy, community development, youth mobilisation.
How to apply:

You have until Friday 7th April 2014 to apply to become a Youth Champion. The interested candidates should send their detailed CV and a letter motivating why you are interested to become a Youth Champion for the Voice Africa’s Future campaign. Please send your application to the Representative of the Voice Africa’s Future in your respective country:

Burkina Faso: Ms. Bintou Marie Diallo, Email: diallomarie@gmail.com Tel.: +226 66 933 838

Ethiopia: Mr. Ephrem Berhanu, Email: ephrember@gmail.com Tel.: +251 91 262 26 51

Kenya: Mr. Willice or George Emails: owillice@yahoo.com and george@oayouth.org 
Tel.: +254 72 65 70 757 or +254 719 810 024

Malawi: Mr. Edward or Pearson Emails: edwardchileka@ymail.com and malisaupear@hotmail.com Tel.: +265 999 110 606 or +265 99 46 32 31

Uganda: Mr. Francis Maberi Email: francis.maberi@gmail.com Tel.: +256 775 186 342

South Africa: Mr. Zoe Nkongolo Email: zoe@africaunite.org.za Tel.: +27 21 461 6551

About the Voice Africa’s Future

Voice Africa's Future (VAF) aims to use mobile technology to solicit the perspectives and aspirations of youth in ten African countries about the future they want to see. The campaign began from the premise that it was important to create platforms for ordinary citizens to influence and shape the Post 2015 agenda.

The VAF initiative has been running in 6 six countries on a mobile platform, and in 4 countries on an off-line platform. It has so far mobilised participation of more than 77 000 youth participants across the ten countries; thus generating significant and critical data about the experiences of Africa’s youth, their key concerns, and their aspirations for the future.

In 2014 and 2015, the Voice Africa’s Future campaign will focus on ensuring that the perspectives and aspirations of youth in Africa are adopted by the United Nations as part of the post 2015 development agenda.

The Voice Africa’s Future campaign is an initiative of African Monitor. It has been made possible with funding support from DFID. To learn more about Voice Africa’s Future, please visit: www.africayouth2015.org and www.africanmonitor.org