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Saturday, November 2, 2019

Internship Job at Chemonics International - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Internship [ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Nonprofit, and NGO , Category: Customer Service ]

Jobs at: Chemonics International
Deadline of this Job:
7thNovember 2019
Duty Station:
Within Uganda , Kampala , East Africa

Date Posted: Friday, November 01, 2019 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed
Chemonics International is implementing the Feed the Future Uganda Youth Leadership for Agriculture Activity (YLA), which aims to increase economic opportunities for 350,000 Ugandan female and male youth ages 10 to 35 years in agriculture-related fields and improve their skills development (entrepreneurship, employability,leadership and life skills). YLA’s approach is partner-driven, leveraging private and public sector actors, vocational training providers, NGOs, youth groups, local government entities, and community associations to reach youth
In partnership with Restless Development, YLA is implementing an internship program targeting 20 young graduates aged 19-25 years. The program will equip graduates with workplace readiness skills and practical work experience necessary for them to flourish in a competitive job market. The interns will be placed with YLA private sector partners located in the Activity's three regions of operation i.e. Central, Northern and Eastern Uganda.
While no professional experience is required, typical candidates will demonstrate the following attributes and will need to commit to the full 5-month internship period:
Languages: Fluency in English and ideally one other local language
Education: Degree/Diploma or equivalent from an institution of higher education
Sector interest: Agribusiness; Monitoring and Evaluation; Private Sector; Accounting and Finance; and Communications/Marketing.
Personal Attributes: Good written and verbal communication; strong work ethic and commitment; demonstrable leadership experience and/or potential; entrepreneurial and open to new challenges; ability to work independently; ability to work under pressure in a non-hierarchical environment; team player with demonstrable self initiative and drive, open to learning.
Proficiency: Demonstrable proficiency in Microsoft Office or a similar computer package.

Job Responsibilities: Not Specified

Job Skills: Not Specified

Job Qualifications: Not Specified

Job Education Requirements: Not Specified

Job Experience Requirements: Not Specified

Job application procedure
Download the detailed role description and application form from: .Application forms, clearly outlining how you meet the above attributes, must be submitted to by midnight on Thursday 7thNovember 2019. Due to a large number of applications, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Assessment for these applicants will be held from November 12th to 14th, 2019.

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