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Internship

DAI

DAI is recruiting for an Internship, to be based in Maputo, Mozambique.
Description
  • The Supporting the Policy Environment for Economic Development (SPEED+) activity is a four-year (August 26, 2016 to August 25, 2020), $37.2 million project designed to improve the business enabling environment in Mozambique to attract investment, expand markets, and reduce costs, thus contributing to broad-based and inclusive economic growth and conservation of natural resources in Mozambique
  • SPEED+ will provide technical assistance and capacity-building to improve public-private policy dialogue, strengthen implementation of government policies and regulations, and support economic and structural policy reforms in four areas: 1) agriculture, 2) trade and investment, 3) power and water, and 4) biodiversity conservation
  • The SPEED+ Project in Mozambique, funded by USAID and managed by DAI and Nathan Associates, is seeking candidates for Internships in economics, law and business management
Duties
  • Responsibilities of the internship position shall be to support SPEED+ programmatic areas and project implementation. The intern will be involved in carrying out the following tasks:
  • Conduct research and reference searches on issues relating to economic governance, economic development, institution-building, political economy and SPEED+ general areas of work (agriculture, trade, power, water and biodiversity)
  • Compile, processes and works with economic and legal reform issues derived from a variety of sources
  • Support drafting of inputs to presentations, project documents and research papers as well as supports the organization of meetings
  • Support organization of workshops, seminars and other events, including assisting with invitations, event management, etc.
  • Survey and prepares reports on the economic and policy environment in Mozambique
  • Performs other duties assigned
  • Teamwork - Works collaboratively with colleagues to achieve organizational goals; solicits input by genuinely valuing others' ideas and expertise; is willing to learn from others; places team agenda before personal agenda; supports and acts in accordance with final group decision, even when such decisions may not entirely reflect own position; shares credit for team accomplishments and accepts joint responsibility for team shortcomings
  • Client Orientation - Considers all those to whom services are provided to be "clients" and seeks to see things from clients' point of view; establishes and maintains productive partnerships with clients by gaining their trust and respect; identifies clients' needs and matches them to appropriate solutions; monitors ongoing developments inside and outside the clients' environment to keep informed and anticipate problems; keeps clients informed of progress or setbacks in projects; meets timeline for delivery of products or services to client
  • Creativity - Actively seeks to improve programs or services; offers new and different options to solve problems or meet client needs; promotes and persuades others to consider new ideas; takes calculated risks on new and unusual ideas; thinks "outside the box"; takes an interest in new ideas and new ways of doing things; is not bound by current thinking or traditional approaches
  • Technological Awareness - Keeps abreast of available technology; understands applicability and limitations of technology to the work of the office; actively seeks to apply technology to appropriate tasks; shows willingness to learn new technology. Proficient in MS office applications and analytical software (e.g. STATA)
Requisites
  • Applicants must meet one of the following requirements:
  • Be enrolled in a graduate school program (second university degree or equivalent, or higher)
  • Be enrolled in the final academic year of a first university degree program (minimum Bachelor’s level or equivalente), or
  • Have graduated with a university degree (as defined above) and, if selected, must commence the internship within a one-year period of graduation
  • Be computer literate in standard software applications
  • Have a demonstrated keen interest in the work of the SPEED+ project and have a personal commitment to the economic development goals of Mozambique
  • Have a demonstrated ability to successfully interact with individuals of different cultural backgrounds and beliefs, which include willingness to try and understand and be tolerant of differing opinions and views
  • English and Portuguese are the working languages of the SPEED+ project. For this internship, fluency in written and spoken English is required
Notes
  • Only short listed applicants will be contacted
  • Applicants are not required to have professional work experience for participation in the SPEED+ internship program
  • Duration and Remuneration: Internships will last for 3 months and interns will be provided a small stipend
  • Interested candidates must submit their CV in English
How to Apply
1. Documentation
  • Cover Letter
  • Curriculum Vitae
2. Application
This vacancy is no longer accepting applications

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  • Publicado 14.02.2018
  • Expira 28.02.2018
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