Call for Applications – Internship

Posted 1 month ago
The African Center for Economic Transformation (ACET) has a vacancy for an intern to work in our Procurement Unit. Reporting to the Procurement Officer, the intern will primarily offer administrative backstop support to the Unit.  The internship has an immediate start will be for an initial period of 3 months with the possibility of an extension for an additional 3 months.

Background

The African Center for Economic Transformation is a pan-African policy institute based in Accra, Ghana. Established is 2008, ACET undertakes world class research and analysis, provides advisory services to governments across the continent and advocates for the economic transformation agenda.  Economic transformation is at the heart of ACET’s work, whereby we seek to support African governments to design and implement transformative policy for long term equitable growth.  ACET works with leading development organizations such as the World Bank, OECD, IMF, African Development Bank, and African Union, as well as major foundations and bilateral development agencies.

Education/Experience

  1. Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Procurement, Business Administration, Quantity Surveying, Social Science, or related field
  2. Minimum 2 year’s experience in a procurement role
  3. Previous experience working with an international organisation would be an advantage.

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities

  • Appreciable knowledge and understanding of general procurement procedures and policies for goods and services
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Computer literate with experience in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and PowerPoint, etc.,) and basic internet communication tools
  • Appreciable understanding of office record keeping and filing systems
  • Good time management skills
  • Teamwork and cooperation towards achieving goals of the project.

Application Process

Please send your application letter and CV to hr@acetforafrica.org no later than close of business on Tuesday, 31st May, 2022.

Kindly note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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