Fresher NGO Jobs – Project Development Intern at Agency for Technical Cooperation and Development (ACTED)




Organisation: Agency for
Technical Cooperation and Development (ACTED)
Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda
About US:
Agency for
Technical Cooperation and Development (ACTED) is a French humanitarian NGO,
founded in 1993, which supports vulnerable populations, affected by
humanitarian crises worldwide. ACTED provides continued support to vulnerable
communities by ensuring the sustainability of post-crisis interventions and
engaging long-term challenges facing our target populations, in order to break
the poverty cycle, foster development and reduce vulnerability to disasters.
Our interventions seek to cover the multiple aspects of humanitarian and
development crises through a multidisciplinary approach which is both global
and local, and adapted to each context. Our 4000 staff are committed to
responding to emergencies worldwide and supporting recovery and rehabilitation,
towards sustainable development.
ACTED has been
active in Uganda since May 2007, both in the northern region and Karamoja. In
the North, ACTED supports the early recovery process with a specific focus on
the needs of returning populations displaced by years of conflict. It also
expands access, retention, equity and quality of primary education. In
Karamoja, the focus is enhanced food security and resilience to disasters,
especially droughts, as well as improving the primary education sector.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·        
The Intern will be responsible for the preparation
of timely reports as stipulated that also conform to quality standards. Standard
ACTED reporting tools will be used but the PDI is also expected to liaise with
programme and project managers, the monitoring and evaluation department, other
departments within ACTED, and possible other actors to ensure all data provided
is accurate and comprehensive.
·        
Support the project development officer and manager
in developing project proposals. The PDI will gather information from field
teams, which feeds into the proposal.
·        
In charge of drafting internal and external
communication that involves the base. This includes minute taking at meetings,
gathering flash news and writing success stories for the ACTED website,
development of ACTED fact sheets in preparation of donor visits, and addressing
ad hoc donor requests as assigned by the PDO or PDM.
·        
Perform any other adhoc tasks as assigned by PDM or AC
such as but not limited to updating the server, filing, writing research
reports, drafting memos’s, and/ or making presentations.
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
·        
The Project Development Intern should preferably
hold a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in international development studies,
international relations, human rights, WASH, migration, agriculture, food
security, gender studies, or a related field;
·        
Previous work experience with an INGO in an
emergency setting preferred;
·        
Ability to work under pressure in a high-pace
environment;
·        
Excellent organisational and prioritisation skills;
·        
Computer literacy i.e. Proficiency in Microsoft
Office;
·        
Fluent English (written and spoken), excellent
writing and communication skills; Knowledge of Arabic is an asset.
Job Terms and Conditions: Intern benefits
include: a 300 USD per month living allowance, coverage of all accommodation in
the ACTED guesthouse, food, and travel costs, a luggage allowance of 50 kg, and
the provision of medical, repatriation, and life insurance
How to Apply:
All qualified
and interested candidates should send an English cover letter, updated CV, and
three references to jobs@acted.org. Ref : PDI/UGA/SA
Deadline: 6th December, 2015
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