Job Description Under the guidance of the project advisors, the intern will support the implementation of the business cases under the CRAFT project through communicating with business champions and other business case partners and monitoring implementation through different channels. The tasks will include; • Support development and or compilation of farmer registers for CRAFT partners (business champions) • Collect and analyze information related to achievements/impacts/significant change stories due to CRAFT interventions in the business cases. • Develop reports, document best practices, lessons learned, recommendations in relation to activities of the business case. • Assist monitor activities of the business case in general. • Take minutes and prepare presentations and documentation for meetings and workshops. • Assist CRAFT in the compilation of relevant materials (reports, work plans, budgets, newsletter, etc.) and their production and dissemination. • Perform other duties as required The intern is also expected to strengthen their knowledge and understanding of the CRAFT project approach as well as project interventions areas by reading relevant project documents and other publications. The following are some of the learning opportunities for the intern. General understanding of the objectives and workstreams of the CRAFT project, the role of consortium partners, business champions (grantees), and stakeholders at the national or sub-national level and their contribution to the overall objectives of the CRAFT project. • Insight and hands-on experience in facilitating the implementation of business cases. • Becoming more familiar with working in an International Organization and in a multicultural environment. • Collaborating with a cross-functional team to drive the implementation of the project and business cases. • Experience in partnership building, agribusiness development, and climate-smart agriculture. • Greater knowledge in synthesizing and analyzing complex information. • Immense command overuse of ICT tools.
Qualifications • At least a bachelor’s degree in the fields of agriculture, agribusiness, economics, marketing, commerce, monitoring & evaluation, and business administration. • Intermediate /advanced knowledge of MS Office (Word, PowerPoint, and especially Excel). • Ability to act and communicate with a high level of sensitivity as well as analytical skills • Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment. • Excellent organizational skills and outstanding attention to detail. • Good communication, reporting, and presentation skills. • Demonstrated interest in the field of agribusiness and climate-smart agriculture and the work of international development organizations. • Previous experience in interventions related to agribusiness, livelihoods, climate-smart agriculture, supply chain management, and rural development will be an added advantage
Additional Information The internship is originally planned for a period of 6 months from September 2021 to January 31, 2022. The extension is possible for individual cases depending on performance and project needs.