Project Development Intern/Officer (Community Health) at SEED Madagascar, ​Fort Dauphin, Madagascar

Deadline: 30 September 2018

SEED Madagascar is currently seeking applications from the eligible applicants for the post of Head of Project Development Intern/Officer in Fort Dauphin, Madagascar.

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SEED Madagascar integrates high quality community health, sustainable livelihoods, education infrastructure and conservation programmes to support long term, sustainable change and add to international best practice through research and publication across all of their programmatic areas.

Key Jobs Responsibilities

The Project Development Intern/Officer will perform the following functions:

  • Compile funding proposals based on past evaluation, team discussion and International best practice in an engaging and professional manner.
  • Support development of projects that fulfil local need and sit within the aims of SEED for poverty reduction and environmental conservation in the aforementioned sectors, taking into account research findings, local needs and constraints, government objectives and SEED’s previous experience.
  • Write project reports to a high standard of English that clearly demonstrate the successes and challenges of the Community Health Projects, learning from the project and give clear budgetary information.
  • Conduct internet searches for potential donors to fund the programme and relating projects.
  • Conduct research into international best practice with regard to Community Health programmes and take the lead in discussing these with the team.
  • Take a leading role in ensuring that all of the statistics relating to the projects are accurate.
  • Take an active role in project management meetings, leading these where appropriate.
  • Work with the Malagasy team in increasing their skills and capacity, providing mentoring or training where appropriate.
  • Assist in developing monitoring and evaluation tools for projects and to work with the team in the field on implementing these.
  • Analyse data and be able to clearly and concisely present to the team, with demonstrable ability in gathering and assimilating information from various sources, compiling documents (reports and proposals), and identifying lessons learnt and best practice.
  • Work alongside the Head of Project Development and Head of Finance in developing and managing the budgets relating to projects.
  • Take the lead in writing social media for the Community Health Projects.
  • Liaise with the UK team in London ensuring clear communication at all times.
  • Maintain a database of projects and funders alongside the UK team in London and maintain the database of photographs for projects.
  • Take an active part in international team meetings and the support to other members of the team.
  • Complete other ad-hoc tasks as required by the Head of Project Development or Director of Operations and Heads of Departments to further the aims and work of the organisation.

Eligibility Criteria

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Applicants must have-

  • Hold an Undergraduate/Master’s Degree in or relating to International Development or Community Health, or have equivalent experience.
  • Demonstrate sound knowledge and keen interest in Community Health and its interface with international development; previous experience of community-based work would be an asset.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of and commitment to SEED’s ethos and approach and be a good ambassador for SEED at all times.
  • Passion, curiosity and motivation for the job and the ability to enthuse others.
  • Ability and desirability to work with teams from different economic and cultural backgrounds and across multiple language barriers.
  • Ability and desirability to build capacity and share skills across cultures, and work with teams from different economic and cultural backgrounds and across multiple language barriers.
  • Demonstrate proven ability to recognise and appropriately deal with challenging situations.
  • Demonstrate an awareness of and comfort with increased social and professional responsibility, working at all times with cultural sensitivity and respect.
  • Demonstrate the ability, social skills and confidence to give clear guidance and support to other members of the team in respect of the philosophy and procedures of SEED in order to protect both their safety and the reputation of the NGO.
  • Ability to work to and advocate for all of SEEDs policies and procedures, safeguarding those that SEED works with and reporting any concerns appropriately.
  • Punctuality and ability to work to tight deadlines in an organised manner and to a high standard.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team.

How to Apply

Applicants must submit their applications via email at the address given on the website.

For more information, please visit SEED Madagascar.

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