Intern - Local Engagement & Empowerment Programme

Application deadline: 
Saturday, 15. February 2020 - 23:45

Intern - Local Engagement & Empowerment Programme

 
BirdLife International is looking for an intern to provide support to the BirdLife International Local Engagement and Empowerment Programme (LEEP).
 
Specifically the Intern will be required to provide:
 
1. Site Support Group (SSG) Review and Case Studies
• Support preparations towards the review of the Site Support Groups (SSGs) in Africa for the period 2017-2019.  The intern will assist in compiling and analysing SSG data and LEEP case studies.
 
2. Monitoring and Evaluation of implementation of the Africa Local Engagement and Empowerment Programme (LEEP):
• Assist in Monitoring the LEEP Strategy; and assist in data collection and information amongst Africa BirdLife Partners and program managers
 
3. Assist with trainings/meetings of LEEP Focal Points
• Assist in organising webinar trainings/meetings and note taking at meetings
• Follow up on issues raised by Partners during meetings/trainings
 
4. Assist with coordination celebration of important environmental days
• Provide support to ensure effective coordination of Partners for annual events - Spring Alive 
• Circulate relevant information on other environmental days and collate stories/updates. 
 
Any other task that may be assigned by the Line Manager
 
Expected outputs
• Collate updates on SSGs and analyse the data for publication of a draft report
• Collate Case studies on LEEP from Partners 
• Collect M&E data and information from partners on the delivery of the LEEP strategy and produce a brief report.  
• Assist with regular webinar trainings/meetings of LEEP Focal Point
• Assist with Spring Alive project events and celebration of important environmental days
 
ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS FOR THIS POSITION ARE:
• BSc (preferably MSc) in social sciences or environmental science, or related degree;
• A good working knowledge of MS Excel (additional database management experience will be helpful);
• Have proven experience in collecting data;
• Be analytic and precise and have experience to process a lot of information and to produce clear and brief reports;
• Fluency in written and spoken French and English;
• A good understanding of site-based conservation practices;
• Excellent writing and verbal communication skills;
• Confidence, self-motivation, pro-active and pragmatic.
 
 
Application deadline: 15 February 2020
 
Duration: The internship period will be for a period of 6 months
 
Location: The position will be based in Dakar, Senegal 
 
A taxable monthly stipend of EUROs 500 will be offered to cover basic costs.
 
 
Application: 
Applications, including a covering letter summarising the applicant’s suitability for the position, a detailed CV and names and contact addresses of three referees known to the applicant in a professional capacity, should be sent via email before the application deadline to: recruitment-west-africa@birdlife.org
 
 
Interviews:  Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.