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Intern Job in Kenya - Project Assistant

Kenya Biodiversity Coalition (KBioC) is a coalition of over 68 Farmer organizations, Animal welfare networks, Consumer networks; Faith based organizations; and Community based groups. 

They all have an interest and work in the areas of environment, agriculture, Health and biodiversity.

KBioC wishes to recruit a Project Assistant to support project implementation. 


Qualified and interested candidates are herein requested to respond to this advert appropriately.

Key Responsibilities and Engagements of the Project Intern at the Kenya Biodiversity Coalition
  • To assist the KBioC National Coordinator in day to day running the KBioC Secretariat.
  • To spearhead KBioC’s social media campaign
  • To support the KBioC National Coordinator in project implementation
  • To organize the logistics of KBioC events, meetings, forums, travel etc as advised by the KBioC National Coordinator.   
  • To compile data related to attendances in meetings and events
  • To assistant in book keeping and accounting work in KBioC.
  • To undertake any other relevant duties as may be delegated or instructed by the KBioC National Coordinator and or by the KBioC Board.
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 basic accounting skills. Those who are trained in accounting will have additional advantage
  • Have computers operating skills in all Microsoft packages including emails and internet
  • Have excellent social media skills and management including Facebook, twitter, whatsupp
  • Be a good communicator both in writing and speaking in English and Kiswahili
  • Willing to work long hours to beat deadlines and targets
  • Willing to learn and to be mentored in his / her work and in development and networking in general
  • Be a team player
  • Able to travel at short notice
  • Knowledge of Nairobi city and the country in general will be an added advantage.
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

Location:
 The person to be engaged will be based in Thika within the KBioC offices.  

Deadline and Application Procedure

 

Deadline for submission of the applications will be November 6th 2015. Applications (only Cover letter and CV only) to be sent by email only to:

The National Coordinator,
Kenya Biodiversity Coalition,
email: kbiocintern@gmail.com  with the subject line “Application for Internship Ref: Intern 01/11/2015.

Hand delivered applications will not be accepted. 

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