AGRA Internship - Ste Capability Unit Jobs in Kenya

AGRA Internship - Ste Capability Unit Jobs in Kenya


  • AGRA is seeking an intern to support the State Capability Unit to provide technical and administrative support for the unit to help drive its functions.

    Key Duties and Responsibilities:

    The Intern will work under the guidance of the State Capability Team with the following responsibilities:

  • Undertaking literature review to collect and prepare (background) information and data in the areas of State Capability (SC) in AGRA.

  • Reviewing and editing information in the appropriate format as required.

  • Participating in the design and implementation of SC program activities, including preparation of concept notes and other documents as in close coordination with the SC team.

  • Contributing to Monitoring and Evaluation of state capability activities in the AGRA countries working in close collaboration with the state capability team members, country teams and the Monitoring & Evaluation unit.

  • Maintain, log, file and update records in the prescribed format for subsequent use.

  • Contributing to the preparation of state capability related knowledge products such as technical reports, background papers, working papers, policy briefs, Monitoring & Evaluation reports, newsletters, blogs, and proceedings of meetings.

  • Preparing correspondence to verify data, answer queries, and obtain additional information on SC activities and operational matters, as required.

  • Supporting the SC team in the coordination of Alliance for a Green Revolution Forum (AGRF) deal room activities in close collaboration the State Capability- AGRF focal point.

  • Carrying out other specific operational and administrative tasks for State Capability program implementation as requested.

  • Contributing to the organization of meetings and workshops.

  • Performing other related duties as required.

    Academic, Professional Qualifications and Relevant Experience:

  • A degree in development studies, sociology, agriculture economics, economics, business management, agriculture (and/or fisheries, forestry) or any other related field.

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills. Proven experience in writing of quality technical reports will be an added advantage.

  • No work experience required but a demonstration of experience in extra-curricular or non-academic activities of value will be an added advantage.

  • Ability to effectively use standard office software, such as MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and well-developed computer skills. Ability to effectively use information systems and databases to insert and retrieve data, make enquiries and edit results.

  • Exceptional interpersonal and Teamwork skills.

  • Working knowledge of English is required.

  • Analytical ability, accuracy and consistency.

  • Desire to learn and grow professionally.

    Terms of Employment

  • This is an internship position based in Nairobi, Kenya.

  • The initial contract will be for a period of three (6) months and the successful candidate shall receive a monthly stipend during this period.

    How to Apply

  • If you believe you are the right candidate for this position, kindly submit your application with a detailed CV (including your e-mail address and telephone contacts) to

  • recruit@agra.org noting to quote the job reference number in the subject line.

  • To be considered, applications must be received on or before 24th July, 2020.

    For more information on AGRA, applicants can visit www.agra.org

    Note: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

  • AGRA is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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