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Intern - Procurement Governance For Home Grown School Feeding

.. Procurement Governance for Home Grown School Feeding

Open to all nationalities

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.. 06 Nov 2015

     Work permit : Not-Required

.. Paid program



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The Procurement Governance for Home Grown School Feeding (PG-HGSF) project is implemented by SNV USA in Kenya, Ghana and Mali with the aim to improve the access of smallholder farmers to government led school feeding programs. The project focuses on 3 topics: the procurement process, the supply chain and social accountability; for all it tries to identify opportunities for increased inclusion of smallholder farmers and develops those opportunities by way of pilot interventions at the district level together with local stakeholders. The project is managed by SNV USA’s office, with project teams based in each country. The project’s Learning Component is designed to document and disseminate the lessons learned to as wide an audience as possible, through web-based communications, electronic publishing, and presentations at national and international events. The project is in its final year is actively collecting and disseminating lessons-learned.

SNV is looking for a full- or part-time intern office to support the implementation of the Learning Component and assist in other project management issues. The objective of the internship is to ensure the continuous generation of knowledge, information, and news coming from the country experiences for dissemination through the web page and other venues. The intern will work closely with the project’s Learning Manager and Project Manager. This is a paid position, based at SNV USA’s Bethesda, MD office, and will last through May 2016.


  • Master’s-level academic and/or professional interest and experience in International Development
  • Excellent verbal and written communications, networking and presentation skills in English
  • Web-based platform use, other social media dissemination
  • Be self-motivated, flexible, organized, detail-oriented, and able to work independently in a team environment'
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint), preferably any website Content Management System


  • Academic and/or professional interest and experience in Africa and agriculture sector
  • Strong analytical skills that permit identification of interesting/relevant items out of reports
  • Proficiency in French
Source : SNV
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