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Project Development Intern-

EXECUTIVE

Nairobi

1 month ago


Job Description

The Project Development Intern (PDI), ensures proper grant management by developing qualitative project progress reports in compliance with donors’ rules. The PDI facilitates smooth internal communication and coordination with relevant departments, and contributes to ACTED external communication strategy. The PDI contributes to fundraising efforts by participating in the development of project proposals in line with ACTED’s global and in-country program strategy. Specific Objectives include: i) Ensure good donor relations through proper, qualitative and timely grant management; ii) Facilitate internal coordination and communication; o Contribute to raising ACTED’s profile and credibility with external stakeholders by communicating a positive image of ACTED’s activities and engagements in the country. o Contribute to fundraising efforts in line with ACTED’s global and in-country programme strategy Duties and Responsibilities Grant Management 1.1 Contract follow-up a) Communicate contractual obligations in particular with regards to reporting deadlines to Programme, AMEU and FLATS team; b) When any issue is identified in meeting deliverables in the given timeframe and budget, inform relevant staff in country and seek ACTED HQ Program Department advice on potential solutions that would meet donor rules. 1.2. Reporting a) Participate in and take minutes of kick-off and close out meetings for each project b) Write quality narrative reports, reflecting the progress and status of projects in a transparent, timely and professional manner, in liaison with ACTED HQ GMU and finance, which will contribute ultimately to steady cash inflow; c) Work in close relation with AMEU to incorporate AME data (incl. data on input, process, output, outcome and impact indicators, lessons learnt and best practices) in reports and review M&E reports from AMEU;

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  1. Fluent English (written and spoken), excellent writing and communication skills; o 1-2 years basic work experience with an INGO in an emergency setting is an asset; o Ability to work under pressure in a high-pace environment; o Good organizational and prioritization skills; o Proficiency in Microsoft Office

Education + Experience

  1. Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in international development studies, international relations, human rights, WASH, migration, agriculture, food security, gender studies, or a related field; Qualified candidates are invited to submit their detailed curriculum vitae and cover letter as a single document i
  2. e
  3. the cover letter being on the first page and the CV starting on the second page, detailing three work related referees and contacts to kenya
  4. jobs@acted
  5. org and received on or before 5
  6. 00PM on 27 September 2020 with the subject line as; APPLICATION FOR PROJECT DEVELOPMENT INTERN
  7. Note that applications sent without this exact subject line will not be considered