Tuesday, 6 September 2016

CAPDEV Environmental Internship Opportunity 2016

Capacity and Development Services (CAPDEV) is an organisational entity committed to contributing to Africa’s development by providing support through capacity strengthening, capacity building, development strategic planning, development management and coordination to institutions working on development issues in Africa.

CAPDEV seeks to employ an Intern, based in Johannesburg.

This is a full time contract position.

This is for a Junior/Mid-level Professional interested in undergoing Training and building their capacity on issues relating to environmental challenges, programmes and initiatives in Southern Africa.

This opportunity will provide interesting, hands-on training, and learning in the African and international development environment, and associated with work of the United Nations Organisations in the region.

The work of the selected individual will be under the guidance, training and support, of highly experienced international professional officials who have led and managed various development activities and held influential positions both internationally and in the African region. The position will entail working closely and interfacing with international organisations, regional and sub-regional organisations, civil society and private sector organisations. The Junior /Mid-level Professional in Training will also have an opportunity to develop his/her skills and gain experience in capacity development initiatives, the strategic planning processes of development organisations, and the provision of development services.

No remuneration as such is foreseen, the selected individuals will however receive a small monthly allowance to cover transport costs.

The duration will be discussed with those expressing their interest.

  • Masters or recent PHD graduates in Environmental Sciences, Agriculture or Geographic Information System
  • 1st Degree/honors in these specific areas will be considered
  • Strong abilities in IT
  • Any relevant work experience will be preferred for this training opportunity
  • Candidates who are anxious to enhance their professional abilities in working on development issues for International and continental development organisations are encouraged to apply
  • Presently unemployed persons are encouraged to apply
To apply, submit your CV to development@capdevs.org.
Opportunity closing date: Monday, 12 September, 2016
For more about Capacity and Development Services, refer to www.capdevs.org.

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