Tuesday, July 19, 2016

Africa Democracy Forum Secretariat,Administrative Intern in Rwanda

Job Description: Administrative Intern
Location: Kigali, Rwanda
 Job Requirement
  • Work with the Management Committee (MC) of the ADF under its Chair to establish a functional secretariat for the ADF.
  • With supervision of the ADF MC, develops policies, procedures, documentation and systems which ensure productive and efficient office operation, as well as oversees and administers the day-to-day activities of the office;
  • Provides assistance and support to the Chair of the ADF Management Committee in proposal writing/fundraising, project planning and management.
  • Ensure vibrant engagement with members of the ADF to ensure execution of stated goals and objectives of the ADF and its programs.
  • Oversees the operation of office accounts unit, and plans and monitors expenditures; as appropriate, develops and/or coordinates budgets for associated projects and accounts.
  • Provides assistance in the understanding and interpretation of organizations policies and procedures, as appropriate, and ensures that office operations are in compliance with policy provisions and standards.
  • Assists in the coordination, supervision, and completion of special tasks, and projects as appropriate.
Skills and Abilities Required
  • Passion for democracy development in Africa.
  • Ability to multi-task and work in a fast-paced office setting.
  • Knowledge of office management principles and procedures.
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community.
  • Computer Proficiency (MS Word/Excel) and ability to prepare reports.
  • Ability to use independent judgment, analyze and solve problems.
  • Skill in organizing resources and establishing priorities.
  • Ability to make administrative and procedural decisions and judgments on sensitive, confidential issues with highest level of integrity and professionalism
  • Ability to foster a cooperative work environment.
  • Ability to work under pressure and under minimum supervision.
  • Attentive to details, flexible and adaptable.
  • Basic Financial/ Accounting knowledge would be an added advantage
Academic Qualifications
  • BSc/HND in Public Administration, Political Science, Communication or related Social Sciences.
  • Prior experience in development work  will be of advantage
  • Proficiency in both English and  French language will be of advantage
Application Closing Date
July 23rd, 2016.
How to Apply:
  • Qualified candidates may submit their applications, including a letter of interest, a curriculum vitae and at  ryarasajn@gmail.com
  • Please indicate “Administrative Intern” in the subject line. The deadline for application is 23th July 2016

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