Internship Recruitment in Kenya : Kenyan NGO.
DEPARTMENT: TTA Team
JOB LOCATION: CAFS Corporate Head Office or Regional Office
DURATION: Two to three months, starting on August 22nd 2011
The Centre for African Family Studies is an African Institution dedicated to strengthening the capacities of
organizations and individuals in the field of health, HIV & AIDS, population and development in order to contribute to improving the quality of life of families in sub-Saharan Africa. CAFS Training and Technical Assistance Team (TTA) made up of highly qualified professionals of Advocacy, Reproductive Health, HIV&AIDS, Organizational Development, and Knowledge Management (KM), conducts courses and provides research and consultancy services from bases in Lome, Togo, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, Abuja, Nigeria and Nairobi, Kenya.
The position of Technical Services Intern will be part of CAFS’ TTA Team, which is under the supervision the TL/TTA. The purpose of this internship is to provide the Intern with an opportunity to gather professional experience in the areas of training and technical assistance in Health, Population and Development. In turn CAFS will benefit from the Intern’s technical and, to a lesser extent, administrative support to the planning, design, implementation and evaluation of the training and technical services. In order to do this, the TSI will be required to perform tasks related to the following areas:
Assisting Technical Specialists to conduct social science research using qualitative and quantitative methods (literature review, development of questionnaire, surveys, and analysis and report writing) Monitoring and tracking announcement and publication of calls and requests for proposals/expressions of interest Undertaking Internet and desk research to gather information for proposal / EOI writing Supporting preparation of EOIs and proposal development by tracking set timeframes and deadlines, preparing assigned sections of EOIs/proposals, and dispatching of EOIs and proposals as required Assisting technical specialists to compile, edit and review project and technical reports and publications. This includes gleaning, reviewing and analyzing information and data and using same to prepare reports and other documents as required Participating in implementing assigned research proposals components (data processing and analysis) Assisting technical specialists to facilitate training courses relating to Advocacy, Reproductive Health, and HIV &AIDS.
Drafting and dispatching course announcements according to set schedule Preparing participant manuals and materials. Receiving and responding to calls and correspondence enquiring about training and technical assistance services, e.g. courses, training calendar, and technical assistance areas, or routing them to relevant staff for action Assisting technical specialists to edit the courses reports including analysis of daily and end of course evaluations and other assessments. Tracking TTA pending actions, including following-up with/reminding Team members on pending actions
Information and knowledge from Internet and desk research as required to support proposal development and technical service delivery, including calls/requests for proposal, information on proposal requirements of donors and other sources of assistance, and technical materials for curricula and technical materials development. Specific sections of LOIs, EOIs, and other proposals as required Assigned activity or other reports, or sections thereof. Ideas and suggestions as contributions for improving work processes and outcomes in the TTA Team Active participation in and contributions to TTA Team working and results
• Minimum of first degree level of education in social or health sciences, or equivalents • Besides, applicant must have knowledge and expertise in: o Conducting social science and/or public health related research, especially in Reproductive Health, HIV&AIDS; o The fundamentals of scientific research methodologies and survey design; • Knowledge of basic software applications (Microsoft Office, including Access), and Data processing and Analysis software (such as SPSS, EPI-Info, SAS, and STATA.) • Curriculum development and facilitation in health related topics an advantage
High proficiency in spoken and written English; a second language (French) would be an asset.
Application to be sent to email@example.com
Attention : Ag Director Prof. Eliwo Akoto
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