The GIZ Programme for Promotion of Self-Employment and Entrepreneurship in Kenya aims to increase the job-creating growth of formal and informal start-ups and young enterprises in selected industrial and service-oriented sectors.
Four outputs are defined for the programme. (1) Sectorally oriented service offerings to improve entrepreneurial skills for the growth of young enterprises are implemented (2) Entrepreneurial skills of informal sector actors are improved (3) Access to needs-based financial services for the growth of young enterprises are improved (4) The policy framework conditions for young enterprises have improved. The main target group is enterprises owned by youth in the Greater Nairobi area.
The programme is part of the Sustainable Economic Development (SED) Cluster of GIZ in Kenya. Within this cluster, further projects on employment promotion, digitization and trade are being implemented.
The Programme is looking to recruit an intern to support the programme team in the implementation of the Programme for Promotion of Self Employment and Entrepreneurship.
The technical intern is responsible for supporting in planning and implementation of project activities in consultation with the technical team and team leader.
Support organizing and planning of workshops, trainings, events and documentation of the same.
Participate in monitoring and evaluation processes.
Participate in relevant internal and external workshops.
Serve as research assistant to the technical team.
Documentation of selected project activities.
Support project staff in preparation of field events and other logistical plans that relate to project functions.
Support partners and consultants with various tasks to ensure smooth coordination of relevant activities.
Required qualifications, competences and experience
Bachelors or Masters degree in Business Administration, Commerce, Economics, Development
Studies, Communication, Public Relations or related fields.
Must be a proficient user of Microsoft office applications.
Must have excellent comment of oral and written English.
Should have strong attention to detail, be reliable and self-driven.
Should have good intercultural and communication.
Must be a good team player, well organized, able to work independently and grasp new topics and knowledge areas quickly.
Duty Station: Nairobi
Vacancy Reference Number: GIZ/SED/12/05/2023
GIZ is an equal opportunity employer. All interested Candidates are required to indicate their salary expectations in the motivational letter.