Internship- Environmental Associate


Company Confidential
Industry Consulting
Category Consulting
Location East Legon
Job Status Internship
Salary Negotiable
Education MSc/MBA
Experience 5 years
Job Expires Sep 30, 2021
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Job Description

A private, non-governmental, non-partisan, independent policy think tank that promotes a sustainable approach to development through research, technical assistance, capacity building and advocacy is looking for an Environmental Research Associate as an intern. We provide informed evidence-based advice to government, private sector, and civil society groups in order to help integrate sustainable developmental practices and reforms in the development agenda of Ghana and across Africa.

We engage with government, international partners, private companies, civil society, donor agencies and various stakeholders to help in the achievement of sustainable development with a particular focus on the following; Natural resources and environmental management; Social and environmental risk management; Public policy; Social equity; Climate change; Mining; Agriculture and food security; Energy; Sustainable business; and sustainable economic growth and poverty reduction.


Job Summary

This institution seeks to engage an Environmental Research Associate as an intern between 3-6 months. The successful candidate will be responsible for writing research and project proposals, initiating projects, writing project reports and policy briefs and executing consultancy assignments.

Required Skills or Experience

  • A minimum of five years’ experience in a research and/or analyst role in a policy think tank, consulting firm or research firm and
  • at least a Master’s degree in environmental management, climate change,sustainable resource management, public policy, sustainable development, international development, or a related field.

Required Competencies:

  • Leadership and team building skills
  • Self-starter
  • Proven experience in managing a team
  • Excellent knowledge of MS Office
  • Excellent organizational and multi-tasking skills
  • Outstanding communication and interpersonal abilities
  • Proven track record in successfully managing teams
  • A commitment to excellence and high standards of professionalism
  • Ability to deliver results and work under pressure
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Ability to translate theoretical concepts into practical solutions
  • Strategic planning and decision-making skills
  • Creative thinking and analytical skills

Responsibilities of the Internship-Environmental Research Associate will be;

  1. Prepare research and project concept notes and proposals
  2. Develop business proposals and presentations
  3. Write/contribute to periodic publications, policy briefs and communiques
  4. Assist in coordinating and communicating the results of consulting assignments and projects via written reports and oral presentations to management
  5. Ensure all review notes are addressed and reviewed with the CEO and/or senior managers
  6. Provide input to the project team during all phases of the project implementation
  7. Contribute in the drafting of reports
  8. Liaising with the client to keep them informed of progress and to make relevant decisions
  9. Assist in engaging and maintaining a long lasting and fruitful relationship with the organisation’s clients and partners

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