Internship Opportunity at Council of Governors

Internship Opportunity at Council of Governors

Scope of the Internship Assignment

The assignment shall entail:

  • Assist in the day to day activities of the Agriculture Committee;

  • Assist in establishing and maintaining a data base for all the CECs Agriculture, Chief Officers Agriculture, Directors Agriculture;

  • Assist in convening and taking minutes for the weekly Committee meetings;

  • Assist in research work on contemporary issues, analysis of documents and preparation of position papers, policy briefs, and success stories the Agriculture sector;

  • Assist in preparation of the Committee media briefs in conjunction with the Communication Department;

  • Recording decisions and key elements of discussions at Committee meetings;

  • Assist in tracking of the media reports on the Agriculture sector and developing a status update matrix on the decisions taken so far on the issues highlighted;

  • Monitor the implementation of the Committee workplan;

  • Assist in any responsibility related to the Committee;

  • Assist in coordinating, planning and administration of the Agriculture sector functions of the Counties;

  • Assist in organizing and participating in interactive Agriculture fora;

  • Perform any other duty as may be assigned by the Supervisor.

    Reporting and Supervision

  • Assignment will be task managed by the Council of Governors Committee on Agriculture, supervised by and reporting to the Head of the Agriculture Committee.

    Duration of the Assignment

  • The internship duration is a maximum of one (1) year renewable after the first six (6) months based on the performance and availability of resources.


    Required Training and Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Science in Agriculture Economics, Bachelor of Science Agribusiness Management , Bachelor of Science Agriculture Resources Management or any other Relevant Degree in Agriculture.

  • Certificate in Computer applications.

  • Experienced in undertaking comprehensive research;

  • Outstanding Interpersonal, analytical and communication skills;

  • Ability to follow deadlines, accuracy and attention to detail;

  • A high level of computer literacy and proficient in written and spoken English and Kiswahili; and

  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.

    How to Apply

  • Interested persons should send a CV including names and addresses of three referees and an Application Letter ONLY to e-mail address

  • on or before 5 p.m. Friday 31st July 2020, indicating the name of the position applying for in the subject on the email.

  • Council of Governors is an equal opportunity employer.

  • Persons living with disabilities and Persons from the marginalized areas are encouraged to apply. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.

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