Intern, SSA

CMI (Crisis Management Initiative) is an independent, non-governmental organisation that works to resolve conflicts and build sustainable peace across the globe. CMI contributes to conflict resolution through dialogue and mediation, mediation support, and support to national actors.

CMI is now looking for an INTERN for its' Sub-Saharan Africa team for a 6 month period starting in January 2021

The intern will be responsible for:

  • Supporting the team in various administrative tasks (calendar and contact management, meeting and travel arrangements)
  • Arranging complex international travel and logistical support for high profile events and/or individuals in direct contact with service providers
  • Support in administration related to project planning, implementation and reporting
  • Support in coordination of project activities
  • Support to budget management (planning, reporting and budget tracking)
  • Drafting of internal documents such as agendas and reports
  • Producing meeting notes from internal and external meetings
  • Support to the project team as needed

A successfull candidate is expected to:

  • To be a student or a recent graduate of a relevant field
  • Have excellent communication and teamworking skills
  • Have fluent Finnish and English skills, French is an asset
  • Any experience in tasks related to the area of responsibility will be seen as an asset

We offer:

  • an opportunity to work in one of the world’s leading conflict resolution organisations
  • multicultural environment 
  • flexible ways of working such as working remotely
  • benefits that support your wellbeing

The position is located at our headquarters in Helsinki. If you are interested, please send your CV together with a motivation letter  through the link (click on the upper right or bottom right of this job advert) by November 27th at the latest. We will proceed with suitable applicants during the application period. For more information please contact Project Manager Marie Makweri (firstname.lastname@cmi.fi)

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Employment type: Internship

CMI

CMI (Crisis Management Initiative) is an independent, non-governmental organization that works to resolve conflicts and build sustainable peace across the globe. CMI contributes to conflict resolution through dialogue and mediation and through supporting local actors.

Location: Eteläranta 12, Helsinki
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