Intern Linkages Project

FHI 360 Washington , DC 20319

Posted 3 weeks ago

Project description

FHI 360 is a United States-based nonprofit human development organization dedicated to improving lives in lasting ways by advancing integrated, locally driven solutions. It serves more than 60 countries worldwide. FHI 360 is the lead agency on the Linkages Across the Continuum of HIV Services for Key Populations Affected by HIV (LINKAGES) project, a five-year cooperative agreement funded by the U.S. President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR). Under the LINKAGES project, FHI 360 is partnered with Pact, IntraHealth International, and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill to conduct a range of activities globally to reduce HIV transmission among key populations sex workers, men who have sex with men, transgender, and people who inject drugs and to improve their enrollment and retention in care. More information can be found here: http://www.fhi360.org/projects/linkages-across-continuum-hiv-services-key-populations-affected-hiv-linkages

Job Summary

We are currently seeking qualified candidates for the position of Program Intern for the USAID-funded project, Linkages Across the Continuum of HIV Services for Key Populations Affected by HIV (LINKAGES), under the President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) Initiative. This position will be based in Washington, D.C. The Intern will join the program management & operations team with a focus on support to LINKAGES country programs in Africa. S/he will provide administrative and programmatic support. This internship is a unique opportunity to develop further project management skills and to learn about HIV Key Populations programming.

Responsibilities

  • Administration and operations support (75%)

  • Provide support with scheduling meetings and calls, taking notes and filing

  • Update project trackers and tools as needed

  • Provide logistical support to LINKAGES staff and consultants on all travel related issues

  • Draft and edit consultant agreements in collaboration with the assigned PO/SPO

  • Track consultant deliverables and review expense reports

  • Process consultant invoices

  • Program support (25%)

  • Draft, review and edit documents/reports as needed, including quarterly reports and work plans

  • Support with reviewing and editing program descriptions, budget, budget notes and memos for consultants and sub-awards

Additional Information

  • Has no supervisory responsibility

  • Reports to a Senior Program Officer

  • Available three to five days a week

  • Full-time availability preferred

  • Paid internship

Job Qualifications

  • Associate's Degree or its International Equivalent

  • Requires intern to have at least 2 years of college experience.

  • Articulate, professional and able to communicate in a clear, positive manner with clients and staff.

  • Must be able to read, write, and speak fluent English.

  • Ability to speak a foreign language is a plus.

  • Prior work experience in a non-governmental organization (NGO).

Preferred Qualifications

  • Student currently enrolled in a graduate program preferred.

  • 1-2 years of experience in international development or program backstopping. Experience or interest working abroad preferred.

  • Good team player.

  • Experience or demonstrated interest working in multi-cultural professional settings.

  • Proficiency in French is a plus.

  • Demonstrated proficiency with Microsoft Office suite software including strong ability to edit Word documents and develop and edit Excel files.

  • Demonstrated critical thinking skills, ability to problem solve and take initiatives.

  • Ability to follow instructions and to work independently.

This job description summarizes the main duties of the job. It neither prescribes nor restricts the exact tasks that may be assigned to carry out these duties. This document should not be construed in any way to represent a contract of employment. Management reserves the right to review and revise this document at any time.

This job description summarizes the main duties of the job. It neither prescribes nor restricts the exact tasks that may be assigned to carry out these duties. This document should not be construed in any way to represent a contract of employment. Management reserves the right to review and revise this document at any time.

FHI 360 fosters the strength and health of its workforce through a competitive benefits package, professional development and policies and programs that support healthy work/life balance. Join our global workforce to make a positive difference for others and yourself.

Please click here to continue searching FHI 360's Career Portal.

FHI 360 is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. FHI 360 is an equal employment and affirmative action employer whereby we do not engage in practices that discriminate against any person employed or seeking employment based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, genetic information or any other status or characteristic protected under applicable law.


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