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Project Assistant Intern Job in Kenya

Opportunity for a Project Assistant Intern at the Biodiversity and Biosafety Association of Kenya (BIBA-K)

The Biodiversity and Biosafety Association of Kenya (BIBA-K) is a coalition of over 60 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.

BIBA-Kenya wishes to recruit a Project Assistant Intern 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 BIBA-Kenya National Coordinator in the day to day running the BIBA-Kenya Secretariat.
  • To spearhead BIBA-Kenya ’s social media campaign
  • To support the BIBA-Kenya  National Coordinator in project implementation
  • To organize the logistics of BIBA-Kenya’s events, meetings, forums, travel etc as advised by the BIBA-Kenya National Coordinator.  
  • To compile data related to attendances in meetings and events
  • To undertake any other relevant duties as may be delegated or instructed by the BIBA-Kenya National Coordinator and or by the BIBA-Kenya 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. 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.

The person to be engaged will be based in Thika within the BIBA-Kenya offices.

Deadline and Application Procedure
Deadline for submission of the applications will be September 12th, 2017. 

Applications (only Cover letter and CV only) to be sent by email only to:

The National Coordinator,
Biodiversity and Biosafety Association of Kenya,

with the subject line “Application for Internship Ref: Project assistant Intern 01/09/2017.

Hand delivered applications will not be accepted.  

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