Gender Intern Career Opportunity in Kenya - Africa Enterprise Challenge Fund

Position Title: Gender Intern

The Role

As part of implementing the Gender Lens Investing (GLI) Strategy, AECF seeks to engage a data intern with experience and interest in data science and gender statistics. The intern will assist in collecting, analyzing, and interpret data sets to drive optimization and improvement of investment decisions.

The key responsibilities are:

  • Work with the gender and M&E team to identify data disaggregation indicators.
  • Dig into existing AECF complex databases to identify information gaps for investees and stakeholders.
  • Work with the gender team and other staff to update investee and stakeholder data using agreed metrics /indicators.
  • Collect any qualitative or quantitative additional data non-available internally.
  • Assist in data interpretation and reporting.
  • Submit analyzed and visualized gender disaggregated data as required by the gender team.

The Candidate:

Suitable candidates should:

  • Hold a Bachelor’s degree in statistics, mathematics, computer science, renewable energy, or a similar field.
  • Possess experience in manipulating data sets, building statistics and drawing insights from large data sets.
  • Have proven experience working with Data analytics tools: development of visuals/dashboards, updating information, extracting analytics.
  • Possess excellent writing and verbal communication skills.
  • Be fluent in English.
  • Have the drive to learn and master new technologies and techniques.
  • Experience working in the energy field is desirable.
  • Knowledge of programming languages is desirable.
  • Possess basic knowledge of databases. Knowledge of web technologies such as GIS is desirable.
  • Have experience in visualizing/presenting data to audiences using various tools.
  • Have the ability to work with a team and effectively communicate with a wide range of stakeholders.

How to apply

The AECF is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The AECF considers all applicants based on merit without regard to race, sex, color, national origin, religion, age, disability, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

If you believe, you can clearly demonstrate your abilities to meet the relevant criteria for the role, submit your applications to: quoting in the subject line ‘Gender Intern – AECF/092022’ and attach a detailed CV, e-mail address and telephone contacts.

To be considered, your application must be received by: 7th October 2022.