Internship Opportunities

1.     Project Department Internship

Reports to: Manager Projects

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Attend    and participate    in    Project    and    Operations    meetings    to    gain    in-depth understanding of the Organization’s operations and projects.
  • Assist in scheduling and coordination of Project and Operations meetings by writing and distributing minutes.
  • Ensure weekly project status updates are received at the Projects meeting.
  • Maintaining  an  issue  log  of  issues  raised  and  action  taken  in  Project  and  Operations meetings.
  • Assist in drafting reports and proper record keeping as envisaged in the ISO standards.
  • Assist with any Project deliverables as advised by Manager Projects
  • Liaise  with  Communications  office  by  highlighting  any  news  worthy  stories  from  the Department for the weekly newsletter.
  • Assist in coordination and scheduling of activities within the Department as advised by the Manager Projects
  • Perform any other duty that may be assigned in support of the Projects Department.

Academic/Professional Requirements

  1. Should be a Kenyan Citizen aged between 20 and 35years;
  2. Should be available full time for the duration of the program (3months);
  3. Should be  a  continuing  student  or have  graduated within  the  last  five  (5)  years with Bachelor’s  Degree  in  Project  Management,  Information  Technology,  Economics, Business  Administration,  Computer  Science,  Social  Sciences  or  related  field  from an accredited Institution and be in possession of the relevant certificate.
  4. Be Computer Literate and have strong communication skills

 

2.     Finance Intern

Reports to: Manager Finance

Duties and responsibilities

  • preparing vouchers and committal documents in accordance with laid down rules and regulations;
  • capturing primary datain manual and computerized records;
  • Filing accounting documents;
  • Preparing  simple  financial  reports  such  as  bank  reconciliations  and  on-demand reports;
  • Preparing invoices;
  • Ensuring safe custody of accountable documents and
  • Maintaining primary records such as cashbooks, ledgers and registers.
  • Post  invoices,  payments  expense  accruals  and  other  expenditure  journals  into  the accounting system
  • Make postings to the Accounting System for Accounts receivables and reconciliations of receivables to the general Ledger.
  • Prepare  adequate  supporting  Schedules  in  support  of  Revenue  account  balances  in the Financial Statements on weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual basis
  • General  office  duties  as  assigned  by  the  supervisor/senior  officers/management  of the Department

Academic/professional requirements

  • Should be a Kenyan Citizen aged between 20 and 35 years;
  • Should be available full time for the duration of the program (3 months);
  • Should be a continuing student or have graduated within the last five (5) years with Diploma  or Bachelors’ degree in Commerce, Business Administration, Business Management,  CPA  (ongoing/Finalist),  ACCA  or  any  other  equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;
  • Be Computer Literate and have strong communication skills.

 

 

3.     Manager,Trade Facilitation and Value Add Service Internship

Reports to: Manager,Trade Facilitation and Value Add Services

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Participate in departmental internal operations meeting and stakeholder engagement meetings
  • Take/prepare minutes of the meetings
  • Receive Clients queries and respond to them accordingly
  • Escalate customer queries to Permits and/or Customs and Shipping officers where necessary
  • Ensure Permits/licenses applied through Kenya Trade Net System are processed timely in line agreed standards and meets customer expectations
  • Regularly provide reports and statistics on permits/licenses
  • Work with Call Centre Assistants and Customer Care Officers to address customer complaints and inquiries relating to shipping & Customs as they arise
  • Undertake such other duties as may be reasonably required and which are consistent with the level of responsibility of this job role.

Academic/Professional Requirements

  • Should be a Kenyan Citizen aged between 20 and 35 years;
  • Should be available full time for the duration of the program (3 months);
  • Should be a continuing student or have graduated within the last five (5) years with Diploma or Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Economics, shipping, transport logistics, ICT or related field from an accredited Institution.
  • Be Computer Literate and have strong communication skills
  • Good Customer Service Skills.
  • Writing and Editing Skills to aid in writing and updating manuals

 

 

4.     Manager Innovations and Solutions Development intern

Reports to: Manager Innovations and Solutions Development

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Work with IT staff to provide solutions throughout the software lifecycle,
  • Understanding and documenting user requirements,
  • Translate business requirements to System Designs/specifications,
  • Participating in application development, testing and documentation of test results,
  • Prepare system documentations –user manuals / guides and technical manuals
  • Trouble shoot application issues and recommend solutions,
  • Responding   to   user   queries   arising   from   issues   experienced   in   using   software applications,
  • Integrating and presenting data,
  • Participate  in  providing  innovative  solutions  to  challenges  experienced  in  the  use  of  IT solutions
  • Participate in drafting and review of policies for better management of IT solutions,
  • Perform any other duty commensurate with the job role as directed by management.

Academic/professional requirements

  • Should be a Kenyan Citizen aged between 20 and 35 years;
  • Should be available full time for the duration of the program (3 months);
  • Should be a continuing student or have graduated within the last five (5) years with BSc in Computer Science, Software Engineering, Information Technology,electrical engineering or related field.
  • Should possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills,
  • Sound System analysis and Design capabilities –sound problem solving skills
  • Excellent knowledge in Software Development Life Cycle,
  • Excellent knowledge in Data structures and algorithm development,
  • Excellent requirements elicitation and documentation skills,
  • Knowledge in Objected oriented programming and Unified Modelling Language,
  • Excellent understanding of Relational Databases

 

 

5.     Manager IT and Infrastructure Intern

Reports to Manager IT and Infrastructure

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Responding to ICT help-desk and user support queries via chat, email, or phone
  • Ensuring proper logging, tracking, reporting and closure of all issues raised to the ICT help-desk
  • Training other staff members on troubleshooting and diagnosing ICT related problemsiv.Writing, editing, and revising training manuals for new and updated software and hardware
  • Providing ICT related technical assistance for questions and problems
  • Resolving problems with ICT related networks, telephony and other computer systemsvii.Diagnosing ICT hardware and software system errors and other issues
  • Following up with staff to ensure full resolution of issues
  • Requesting feedback and/or monitoring calls and other methods of correspondence to improve training methods
  • Running reports to analyse common complaints and problems
  • Installing or changing user computer software to fix issues
  • Accessing hardware or software for staff to make changes and fix problems
  • Any  other  duty  that  is commensurate  with  the  role  and  responsibilities  for  the position of Internship in the ITI Department.

Academic/Professional Requirement

  1. Should be a Kenyan Citizen aged between 20 and 35 years;
  2. Should be available full time for the duration of the program (3 months);
  3. Should be a continuing student or have graduated within the last five (5) years with Diploma/Bachelor’s Degree in ICT, Computer Science or Computer Engineering, from a recognized institution.
  4. Should  have  excellent  computer  skills  and  the  ability  to troubleshoot  and  diagnose PC, LAN, Printer and IT Hardware problems.
  5. Should be familiarwith both PCand Mac Hardware and Software
  6. Should have education experience with LAN Network Repairs and Analysis.
  7. Should possess good customer service skills.
  8. Ability to Communicate Effectively to help customers fix their issues and feel satisfied with the experience
  9. Writing and Editing Skills to aid in writing and updating manuals.
  10. Education  experience  in  Computer  Repairs  and  how  to  Troubleshoot
  11. Problems Specific   Knowledge   of   other   required
  12. Computer   Systems   for   different   work environments

Method of Application

Interested  and  eligible  candidates  should  submit  their  applications  including  curriculum Vitae, copies of certificates & testimonials and National ID to The Chief Executive Officer, Kenya  Trade  Network  Agency,  1stFloor,  Embankment  Plaza  P.O.  Box  36943-00200, NAIROBI through email: vacancies@kentrade.go.ke or through post office by July 30,2021.

KenTradeis  an  Equal  Opportunity  Employer –Persons  with  disability  are  encouraged  to apply. Any  form  of  canvassing  shall  lead  to  automatic  disqualification  and  ONLY  selected candidates will be contacted.The Agency does not charge any fee for this process.

 

 

 

 

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