Job Description

TechnoServe works with enterprising people in the developing world to build competitive farms, businesses and industries. We are a nonprofit organization that develops business solutions to poverty by linking people to information, capital and markets. Our work is rooted in the idea that hardworking people can generate income, jobs and wealth for their families and communities. With more than four decades of proven results, we believe in the power of private enterprise to transform lives. Our success in creating business solutions to poverty is due in large part to our talented and highly committed team. TechnoServe employs more than 900 people, the vast majority of them host-country nationals working in the field. Our staff combine business expertise with local knowledge, relationships and context to help hardworking men and women generate income, jobs and wealth for their families and communities. In 2014, TechnoServe’s work made a difference in the lives of 1.7 million people in more than 29 countries, creating a better life and better world for this generation and the generation to come.

BASIC REQUIREMENTS

  •  A first degree from a recognized university in any of the following disciplines: Food processing, Marketing, Business or Finance
  •  Must have graduated within the last 2 years, completed coursework awaiting graduation, or currently pursuing a Masters or Ph.D. degree
  •  Provide a recommendation/reference letter from the university attended.

PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES

  •  Should possess interpersonal and communication skills
  •  Must be goal-oriented, dynamic, passionate, and self-motivated
  •  Must be a team player and have the ability to solve problems
  •  A person of integrity
  •  Must be computer proficient

APPLICATION GUIDELINES:

AINFP program invites applications from qualified candidates for the internship program in one or more of the following knowledge centers:

  •  Food Safety and Quality Standards
  •  Good Manufacturing Practices
  •  Access to Finance for Food processors
  •  Nutrition and Fortification
  •  Engineering
  •  Product Development and packaging
  •  Supply Chain Operations
  •  Data collection and market surveys
  •  Food Manufacturing
  •  Marketing and Branding
  •  Financial Management Systems
  •  Financial planning and forecasting
  •  Market Consumer insights research
  •  BOP marketing and last-mile distribution
  •  Access to Finance for Food Processing companies
  •  Smallholder farmer sourcing and contracting
  •  Product development and packaging
  •  Business Planning
  •  Marketing Strategies
  •  Sales and sales agent networks
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