Internships Program Coordinator Job in Nairobi Kenya

Our Client, Viscar Industrial Capacity Ltd would like to fill a vacancy for an Internships Program Coordinator.

Reports to: Managing Director

Job Location: Nairobi
Job Purpose: To provide a link between organisations and students with hands-on service opportunities and develop professionals from around the world.
Main Duties and responsibilities
  • Establish sustained and mutually beneficial relationships with hiring partners, to grow students placements and create ongoing opportunities for recruiting and internship positions;
  • Market internships to students, in coordination with career services in knowledge institutions;
  • Support host organization on student’s recruitment efforts such as researching and reaching out to potential organizations, responding to inquiries and preparing partnership proposals;
  • Physically and virtually coordinating events involving careers and students placement program including orientation programs as well as recruitment events;
  • Support Viscar Internship program application process, this include reviewing applications, interviewing and vetting candidates, and support the process of placing fellows to host organizations;
  • Develop and research on new application systems for candidate sourcing including digital media job search engines such as using tools like LinkedIn and others;
  • Manage students internship development opportunities including on job learning, skills training and others;
  • Helps track and document completion of  the internship program work plan activities
  • Monitors/Manages  projects according to plan, measures and raises concerns or risks, as appropriate with limited supervision;
  • Develops the projects budgets, policies and processes in consultation with the supervisor;
  • Collect data on the interns placement and perform analysis to assist in preparing, portfolio, program or project progress reports;
  • To deliver desired/required communications to the stakeholders for projects of low complexity with limited supervision.
Job Specifications
  • Relevant Bachelors degree
  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience in a Consulting firm, University placement or other related work set up
  • Ability to lead projects working in a matrix environment
  • Excellent time management, communication, presentation, and organizational skills
  • Detail oriented, analytical and a self-starter
  • Proficient using Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint
How to Apply

Interested candidates who meet the above qualifications to send their applications to by 22nd October 2016. 
Please indicate the job title as the subject.

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