- Exp. Not Specified
- Min. Qualification: Bachelor Degree
- Specialism:Accounting, Commerce or Finance / Procurement, Purchasing & Supply or Logistics / Social or Political Sciences
Vacancy Name: Administrative Intern
Work Location: Kisumu, Kenya
Location Country: Kenya
Palladium is a global leader in the design, development and delivery of Positive Impact – the intentional creation of enduring social and economic value. We work with foundations, investors, governments, corporations, communities and civil society to formulate strategies and implement solutions that generate lasting social, environmental and financial benefits.
For the past 50 years, we have been making Positive Impact possible. With a team of more than 2,500 employees operating in 90 plus countries and a global network of more than 35,000 technical experts, Palladium has improved – and is committed to continuing to improve – economies, societies and most importantly, people’s lives.
Palladium is a child-safe organisation, and screens applicants for suitability to work with children. We also provide equal employment to all participants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, gender, age, disability, sexual orientation, veteran or marital status.
Project Overview and Role
Palladium develops and delivers innovative, locally relevant, evidence-based solutions to improve the health and well-being of people around the world. Since 1971, we have assisted governmental and non-governmental agencies, foundations, and the private sector by designing, implementing, and evaluating programs in HIV/AIDS, sexual and reproductive health, population and family planning, maternal and child health, infectious diseases, and gender. Palladium has deep expertise in policy and advocacy, research and strategic information, health markets and private sector engagement, modelling and economic analysis, patient monitoring and management/HMIS, strategic consulting, and program management.
Palladium is implementing a cooperative agreement – USAID Tupime Kaunti formerly County Measurement, Learning and Accountability Program (CMLAP) in Kenya. The purpose of this activity is to support ongoing activities by the national and county governments and other development partners to strengthen outcome measurements, learning and accountability (MLA) systems in order to provide quality data and synthesized information for planning, implementation, policy development and decision making. This activity focuses its support in the following HIV, malaria and MNCH in focal counties of Homabay, Migori, Kakamega, Busia, Vihiga, Bungoma, and Kisumu. In addition, the project anticipates supporting Nakuru, Baringo, Turkana and Samburu.
Finance: The intern will support the finance function in processing payments, scanning and filing finance documents and photocopying.
Procurement & Administration: The intern will support the procurement function by assisting in sourcing for and analyzing quotes and bids, and processing documents to support payments and any other duties as assigned.
General Program support: Support data entry and analysis of qualitative and quantitative data from various sources and support in preparing activity/workshop handouts, materials and documents.
- A basic degree the Finance, social sciences, procurement or related.
- Accounting qualification CPA/ACCA an added advantage.
- Proficiency in MS-Word, MS-Excel and MS-PPT is required
- Attention to detail
- Ability to work independently
- Excellent verbal, interpersonal and written communication skills
- Team player with the ability to work in a fast-paced environment
The project support intern will be engaged with Tupime Kaunti project for three months with no expectation for extension
Performance station: Kisumu – Tupime Kaunti project
This is not a salaried position; a stipend will be provided to cater for travel.
Applicants should provide only their CV and cover letter explaining their interest in their position. All applications should be received on or before October 30, 2019. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.