• Added Date: Thursday, 15 October 2020
  • Deadline Date: Sunday, 25 October 2020

ABOUT REDR UK

Every year, hundreds of millions of people around the world are affected by natural disasters and conflict. RedR UK is an international NGO and learning provider that trains and supports aid workers, organisations, and communities to prepare for and respond effectively to crises within humanitarian, development, and peacebuilding contexts. Our work builds resilience, primarily in low and lower middle-income countries (LICs & LMICs).

RedR UK is a HPass Certified Learning Provider, meaning we meet the Humanitarian Learning Standards. RedR UK is committed to the principles of the Humanitarian Charter, the Code of Conduct for the International Red Cross & Red Crescent Movement and NGOs in Disaster Relief and the Core Humanitarian Standards.

RedR is also a Membership organisation, with a global network of over 1,400 Members, all of whom are experienced humanitarian and development professionals. The RedR UK Membership is a mark of quality, enabling aid workers to obtain professional recognition of their skills and experience.

RedR UK has offices in the UK, Sudan and Jordan, and works in over 20 countries each year. RedR UK is part of RedR International, an international federation of organisations that share a common vision and mission. RedR UK is committed to a strong, positive culture, with benefits for staff and those with whom we work.

ABOUT THIS ROLE

The Intern will provide support to the programmes team, particularly in the administration and logistics of courses and projects in Africa, Southeast Asia, the UK and Latin America. This includes:

  • Supporting organisational capacity development of RedR UK partners in Nigeria and Uganda

  • Supporting the monitoring and evaluation of projects, programmes and courses, including compiling information on RedR UKโ€™s database Salesforce.

  • Contributing to external communication efforts by updating the RedR UK website with information about courses and projects.

  • Advertising of courses and enrolling participants on courses (also using Eventbrite)

  • Processing expenses, invoices and drafting draft contracts for partners, experts & trainers

  • Answering queries about courses to potential participants

  • Ensuring certification and badging of participants on courses

  • Providing technical assistance on our e-learning platform, Moodle

The intern will gradually receive more and more responsibility as they prove themselves competent in the role. This could include:

Commitment from RedR UK

RedR UK is committed to providing a quality learning environment for interns. Interns can expect to receive the following during their time with RedR UK:

  • Experience of the full project cycle in selected humanitarian and development projects and locations

  • Opportunity to grow project coordination, monitoring and management skills and knowledge

  • Opportunity to increase understanding of project budgeting and finances, including financial forecasting

  • Experience of learning and development in an HPass accredited training organisation

  • If the intern commits more than four months to RedR UK, they will be offered a free place on our popular โ€˜So You Think You Want to Be An Aid Worker?โ€™ course

RedR UK is currently operating a work from home policy due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Interns are responsible for providing everything they need to work from home effectively, and RedR UK will provide a ยฃ26 a month stipend as a contribution to internet and electricity costs.

PERSON SPECIFICATION

Essential

  • Interest in the humanitarian sector and/or Learning and Development

  • Administrative skills - Systematic and efficient administrative skills, including an ability to prioritise, manage and complete a variety of tasks against multiple deadlines

  • Use of technology โ€“ Computer literate and good Microsoft Office skills, especially Excel

  • Team player โ€“ experience of working successfully within a team environment and of building relationships with others

  • Communication - Good interpersonal communication skills and self-awareness, able to communicate clearly and effectively with people from diverse cultural backgrounds

  • Language โ€“ Fluent in English language (oral & written) and good report writing skills

  • Initiative and enthusiasm - Initiative, enthusiasm and a problem-solving approach to new challenges

Desirable

  • Qualification โ€“ ideally a graduate in a relevant field

  • Event management - Experience of supporting a learning programme and organising learning events and working with consultants.

  • Language โ€“ Fluent in at least on language other than English (oral & written): Spanish, French, Arabic, or Portuguese

This vacancy is archived.

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