Deadline: 15th August 2016

Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

Reports to: Business Development Manager

About US:

Skills for Life Consult  is an International fundraising, Research and Management consultancy firm dedicated towards the holistic sustainability of NGOs, CBOs and FBOs.Thefirm is composed of a team of experts in; Research, Organisation Development, Capacity building, Fundraising, Monitoring and Evaluation.

Job Summary: The Junior Volunteer Jobs will develop their career as junior consultants in these programmatic areas i.e. Research, Organisation Development, Capacity building, Fundraising, Monitoring and Evaluation.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Build Skills for life Consult Civil Society membership portfolio
  • Actively participate in writing project designs and grant applicationsfor projects and research studies.
  • Take part in the critical analysis of Consultancy Bids, ToRs, Grant proposals, Partners’ organizational strengths and weaknesses with fellow team.
  • Identify sources of funding and contribute to the updating of the Donors’ Data base.
  • Significantly contribute articles for the compilation of the firm’s newsletter and Participate in the design and development of Clients Newsletters and Magazines.
  • Participate in developing the firm’s operating and management systems.
  • Perform any other duties that may be assigned by management.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 

  • The applicant should hold a Bachelor’s degree in the following disciplines; Development studies, Development studies, Social work and social Administration or relevant Humanities. Skills in Project planning, ICT, Grant writing or marketing will be an addedadvantage.
  • Ability to source, analyze, synthesize, and effectively present information and data
  • Possess excellent analytical skills and ability to WRITE effectively in professional English especially for CSO audiences
  • Excellent data analytical skills and ability to analyze and present data in a highly organized manner
  • Quick learner and self-starter with ability to take initiative and work in a start-up and team oriented environment
  • Strong work ethic and ability to prioritize and multi-task
  • Excellent relationship-building skills and ability to collaborate on internal teams as well as with external stakeholders and partners.
  • Willing to commit, willing to learn and share knowledge, with good character, creativity and positive attitude towards work.

Duration: The internship opportunity is for a period of 5 months and upon satisfactory performance of interns, they can either be retained by Skills for Life Consults or recommended to partner NGOs.

How to Apply

All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send an updated CV, a cover letter explaining how your skills are relevant to the position to and copy with the subject line “Internship.”




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