Regional Intern I Voluntās I August 2021 I Tunis
Regional Intern at Voluntās in Tunis
Position: Regional Intern
Type of contract: Fixed-term (6 months)
Work percentage: 100% (full time)
Languages: English and Arabic mandatory; French a plus
Expected starting date: August 2021 (Negotiable)
Remuneration: A monthly stipend will be provided.
Voluntās is a consultancy company driven by creating strategies with a purpose beyond profit and developing policies for sustainable impact. We provide fact-based recommendations and policy options based on extensive research and analysis in volatile regions. Our goal is to have a positive impact on populations affected by crisis in order to improve their living standards and access to rights. We collect data, conduct analytics, and generate insights for both the private and public sectors. We use our insights to underpin strategic thinking and evidence-based decision-making. By doing this we…
… deliver strategic and context sensitive monitoring and evaluation
… produce data-driven policy options
… carry out context specific due diligence for private and public partners
You put honesty above compassion
You put self-awareness above self-confidence
You put facts above emotions
You put humbleness and hard work above good intentions
Conduct desk research
Support data collection processes (conduct interviews, facilitate discussions etc.)
Work on quantitative and/or qualitative analysis
Develop PowerPoint presentations
Draft reports in MS Word format
Support project implementation (for example, research and evaluation assignments on gender, migration, governance, healthcare sector etc...)
Write reports and proposals for future projects
Support internal strategy processes
We work extensively in North Africa and the Middle East and our clients include UN agencies (e.g., UNDP, UN Women, & UNFPA, international NGOs, major donors, and private companies. Most of our current projects focus on Libya, Sudan, and Tunisia.
Excellent analytical and problem-solving abilities
Bachelor’s or License degree; higher academic qualifications (e.g., Master’s degree) are encouraged
Strong academic record in political science, law, economics, international development, strategy, or other relevant fields
Interest in international issues and focus areas of democratic governance, transitional and peace processes, public health, employment, entrepreneurship, gender, and human rights
Excellent written and spoken English skills are required; Arabic and/or French skills are a strong asset
Good communication skills and ability to work in a team
International experience is a strong asset
Intellectual curiosity and inquisitiveness
High level of personal accountability and strong work ethic
How to apply
Interested candidates should send a resume (CV), grade transcript, and a cover letter addressing the three points below:
- Write a short story about who you are as a human being
- Tell us what the most inspiring project imaginable for you at Voluntas would be (not a current Voluntās project)
- Describe the three biggest weaknesses you will bring to Voluntās
The cover letter and CV should be written in English. Selected candidates will be invited for a test/assessment and afterward interviews to discuss their self-awareness, interests, and experience.
Deadline: October 17, 2021.
We encourage all qualified applicants to apply, irrespective of age, gender, race or ethnicity.
For any inquiries feel free to contact, Rebecca John (firstname.lastname@example.org).