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A Vacancy for a Programme Intern Exists at PELUM-Kenya Country Secretariat in Thika!

PELUM – Kenya wishes to recruit a Programme Intern to support programmes implementation. 

Qualified and interested candidates are herein requested to respond to this call for expression of interest appropriately. 

1. Key Responsibilities and Engagements of the Programme Intern at PELUM-Kenya Country Secretariat. 

1. To support Programme Officers in field activities implementation
2. To act as link persons for logistical arrangements and support in programme meetings and events  organized by PELUM-Kenya
3. To compile data related to attendances in meetings and events.
4. To Stand in for PELUM-Kenya Programme Officers whenever required to do so
5. To act as principal assistant to Programme Officer (s)
6. To undertake any other relevant duties as may be delegated or instructed by the Management of PELUM-Kenya.

2. Qualifications / Attributes
The ideal candidate will have the following qualities;
  • Be educated to degree level in agriculture, environment or a closely related discipline.
  • Have completed university education i.e. not a continuing student either in research or undertaking work contributing to studies completion. Copies of Degree Certificates must be provided.
  • Have computers operating skills in Microsoft Word, Excel and Power Point
  • Be a good communicator both in writing and speaking
  • Passionate to work with communities and other stakeholders
  • Willing to work long hours to beat deadlines and targets
  • Willing to learn and be mentored in development and networking
  • Be a team player and able to travel to the field most of the time
  • Be a Female
3. Remuneration
This is not a salaried / remunerated position and the person to be engaged will only benefit from a monthly stipend/ living allowance of KES 15,000. 

This is an all-in monthly payment including meals and housing costs. This payment will also be subject to statutory deductions  

4. Location
The person to be engaged will work from Thika (PELUM-Kenya Country Office) with field travel across Kenya as may be required by programmatic work.

5. Deadline and Application Procedure
Deadline for submission of the applications will be June 27th, 2012. Applications (only Cover letter and CV only) to be sent by email only to 

The Country Coordinator, 

with the subject line “Application for Internship Ref PK/06/2012”. 

Hand delivered applications will not be accepted. 

All applications to be sent by email. 

Canvassing for this position is highly discouraged and may lead to automatic disqualification.  

a. PELUM-Kenya embraces nationalism and hence encourages applications from all over Kenya.
b. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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