We are seeking a highly qualified candidate for an internship position in Community engagement and gender integration to Disaster Risk Management. The position provides commensurate remuneration and a career growth opportunity in the area of research and development.
This position is aimed at supporting community engagement processes and associated research within the Mukuru study area. Working closely with different partners within the Nairobi Risk Hub, the intern will be tasked to consolidate fieldwork processes and relay fieldwork experiences, needs and insights to the coordination office and various fora such as research meetings, policy roundtables among others. The intern will also be expected to convey insights and experiences from the field to the various policy fora including policy roundtables, research meetings and community of practice meetings.
Support the linkage between ongoing field activities and the city coordination office processes, identifying progress and reporting needs and support required in real time.
Support linkages and coordination of fieldwork activities across various workstreams ensuring complementary actions and building synergies with ongoing initiatives within Mukuru.
Convey field insights to the various policy forums including policy roundtables, research meetings and community of practice meetings
Support fieldwork activities for various research teams including creating liaison with community groups in the field in preparations for specific research activities including research meetings among others
Work with researchers to prepare fieldwork plans and create relevant linkages with different groups within the target community (Mukuru) to openly and easily engage with researchers
Work with researchers to understand the filed process and identify their respective needs
Support stakeholder engagements and community groups at the local level through creating more awareness about the project in Mukuru and other target settlements
Perform any other duties and assignments that maybe given from time to time by the supervisor.
: Post-graduate education
Required relevant work experience
: 2 years
English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)
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