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Programmes Intern HND / BA / BSc Job

2024-07-11 08:56   Graduate Trainee / Internship /industrial Attachment   Abuja   28 views
Job Details

Job purpose

The post holder will be expected to perform a wide range of duties using independent judgment and initiative to determine approaches or actions to take in non-routine situations. In broad terms, the job holder will provide administrative and operational support for programme management (planning, implementation, monitoring, evaluation and knowledge management activities, Country Programme fundraising activities, communications and campaign planning etc.).
S/he will be required to interpret guidelines using policies and precedents. Most importantly S/he will be able to demonstrate sufficient professional and personal maturity to be entrusted with what in many cases will be sensitive information.

A key responsibility of the intern will be to provide support to the Programme department and the CP at large, in several capacities and activities. These will include:

Support in carrying out administrative and logistics duties to aid programme implementation such as raising partner financial requests; organise workshops, prepare letters and correspondences etc.
Support relevant officers in information gathering and research towards development of quality programme documents for planning, proposal writing etc.
Deliver learning and knowledge management projects/initiatives including but not limited to writing reports; collation of reports, documentation, filing and sharing knowledge management/ learning products.
Work collaboratively with fund raising team as may be required to deliver Country programme fundraising initiatives /projects.
Provide support for advocacy initiatives such as meetings with sector actors.
Work with Communications and Media colleagues to update and maintain databases (stakeholder, publication, media hits); preparations for and implementation of campaigns, updating the advocacy scrapbook and putting advocacy packs together.
Act as liaison with People & Organizational Development department in seeking /securing support as may be required for delivery of day-to-day Programmes department activities.
Support the Programme Director and members of the Programmes team with other duties as may arise.

Person specification
Skills / Abilities / Personal Qualities

Organizing, Planning, and Prioritizing Work — Developing specific goals and plans to prioritize, organize, and accomplish your work.
Establishing and Maintaining Interpersonal Relationships — Developing constructive and cooperative working relationships with others and maintaining them over time.
Willingness to learn: Demonstrating a willingness to learn new ideas using a combination of learning approaches.
Self-motivation and Initiative — Ability to inspire oneself to take on challenging tasks and commitment to deliver work of excellent quality.
Written and Oral Expression — Excellent ability to communicate information and ideas in writing and speaking so others will easily understand.
Time Management — Managing one's own time and the time of others; Keen sense and appreciation of priorities and deadlines.
Flexibility-Ability to adapt to difficult situations (e.g. unforeseen change in context).
Attention to details – Ability to carry out assigned responsibilities to expected quality with minimal errors.

Essential criteria

Completion of a 4-year undergraduate degree course in Engineering, Social sciences, or related field from a reputable university.
Completion of National Youth Service Corp (NYSC) programme no more than 2 years before date of application
Strong conceptual and analytical skills.
Demonstrate a keen aptitude and appetite for learning and personal development
Demonstrate WaterAid values
Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work with a variety of people.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Ability and willingness to travel to the field.
Computer proficiency (Office software, internet and email)

Desirable Criteria

Prior experience in the development /NGO sector

Company Description
With a population of over 150 million people, Nigeria is the most populous country in Africa. Political unrest, poor governance and corruption have led to decades of water shortages, while the population has increased rapidly.
Though there is surface and ground water, rapid population growth, parti... read morecularly in urban areas, has not been supported with additional resources. Only 11% of people have access to safe sanitation and 42% live without access to clean water.
Funding for water, sanitation and hygiene is low and there is little coordination within the government. The poorest and most marginalised people live in unofficial slum settlements using expensive private services.
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