DAI is an international development company. For more than 45 years, we have worked on the frontlines of international development, tackling fundamental social and economic development problems caused by inefficient markets, ineffective governance, and instability. Currently, DAI is delivering results that matter in some 80 countries. Our development solutions turn ideas into impact by bringing together fresh combinations of expertise and innovation across multiple disciplines. Our clients include international development agencies, international lending institutions, private corporations and philanthropies, and national governments.
International Development Internships 2018/19
DAI Europe Placement Programme 2018-19
Business Development/Project Management
Responding to the needs of our growing business, alongside our desire to develop future talent, DAI is offering three 12-month placement roles as part of our 2018/19 programme. The 12-month placements will be spent in either our Business Development (BDU) or Project Management (PMU) departments and, if successful, there may be the opportunity for employment in a permanent role at the conclusion of your degree.
These internships will start in September 2018, for a duration of 12 months.
DAI offers a salary, commensurate with an internship role, of £14,600 pa. The positions will be based in DAI’s spacious, custom-designed offices in Apsley, 30 minutes out of London Euston – with excellent rail and motorway links to London and the region.
Main purpose of role: To spend 12 months with either the Business Development Unit or Project Management Unit and to work as part of the team to, either a) support the bidding process, or b) provide support to one or more projects – whilst gaining insight and practical experience in the international development sector.
Key tasks, duties and responsibilities:
Business Development Interns:
Project Management Intern:
You will work to structured goals and will, with your line manager, review the success of your contribution to determine whether there is a mutual fit for a permanent role at the end of your placement.
DAI may have additional opportunities for internships in the areas of Human Resources and Contracting/Pricing/Budgeting.
In addition to the salary you will benefit from 25 days' paid leave and eligibility to join company pension scheme and take advantage of other benefits after a qualifying period. These include life insurance, income protection, contribution to gym membership, cycle to work scheme etc.
The closing date for applications is Friday 23rd February 2018. Interviews for shortlisted candidates will take place in early March.
If you believe you have the above skills and experience, and you have the right to work within the UK, we look forward to receiving your application.
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