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  • Posted: Mar 25, 2020
    Deadline: Not specified
  • Forum Syd is a politically and religiously unaffiliated development aid organization with around 160 member organizations from Swedish civil society. Together we work with human and civil rights, and facilitate popular participation around the globe. Forum Syd was founded in 1995 and is the largest civil society platform in Sweden.
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    Programme Support Intern

    Job Summary

    Forum Syd is looking for a hands-on Programme Support Intern to be a key member of the Programme team. The candidate in this role will gain a wide range of knowledge and experience during the 3 months at Forum Syd Hub ESA in Nairobi, Kenya. This internship position will provides an excellent opportunity to be part of a fast-paced and high-performing part of Forum Syd.


    Essential Requirements

    • A first degree in social sciences, development studies and/or community Development or related from a recognized university
    • Appreciation of democracy, human rights, gender equality and innovative ways of working that contribute to societal changes.
    • Good analytical, writing, listening and communication
    • Ability to develop quick productive working relationships with programme team.


    The Programme Support intern will provide a range of programmatic and administrative support to the Programme Manager, Grant Officers, Programme Monitoring and Evaluation Officer, Capacity Development Officer and Field Officers. Specific duties of the intern will be assigned by the Programme Manager as established by the programme unit key tasks.

    Duties may include but are not limited to the following:

    Programme and grant management support

    • Support the program team on day to day programme implementation.
    • Ensure that administrative tasks are conducted in accordance to Forum Syd policies and standard operating procedures.
    • Support documentation and general coordination of programme unit initiatives.
    • Support capacity development of initiatives of implementing partners.
    • Ensure proper record and filing system for all program documents and/or other correspondences for documents for easy reference according to set guidelines.

    Field Support

    • Participate in programme field visits as planned and/or assigned by programme Manager/team.
    • Assist in monitoring programme implementation through providing quality data collection, verifying the accuracy of reported data and develop preliminary reports in collaboration with programme staff.

    Communication Support:

    • Support programme related communication initiatives like capturing, preparation and dissemination of information and communication materials and documents on relevant platforms and channels.
    • Support programme team in minute taking as well as documentation of action points and follow up issues.

    Logistical support:

    • Provide logistical support on travels and hotel bookings, invitations, preparing workshop materials and any other assigned duties by administrative staff
    • Perform other duties and tasks as determined by the Programme Manager.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Forum Syd on to apply
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