Project Officer Intern at Tanzania Startup Association (TSA) is a non-profit, membership-based organisation dedicated to fostering a thriving ecosystem for startups in Tanzania. TSA collaborates with key stakeholders to provide critical support, advocacy, and resources to empower startups to grow and succeed in a challenging business environment.
- Job Title: Project Officer Intern
- Location: Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
- Duration: November 2023 to April 2024
- Stipend: 500,000.00 TZS per month
- Reporting To: Senior Manager for Programs and Operations
TSA is seeking a dynamic and highly motivated Intern to join our team and manage the day-to-day operations of the “Startup Growth Boost” Project. This internship provides a unique opportunity to work closely with entrepreneurship and innovation support organisations, gain experience in business development services, and contribute to the growth of Tanzania’s entrepreneurial ecosystem.
- Project Coordination:
- Assist in coordinating project activities, including workshops, mentorship sessions, and networking events.
Ensure smooth communication and collaboration among project stakeholders, including startups, innovation hubs, and sector regulators.
- Provide direct support to startups in areas such as business registration, tax compliance, and accessing co-working spaces.
Assist in organising training sessions and capacity-building workshops for startup founders.
- Documentation and Reporting:
4.3.1. Maintain detailed project records, including participant data and feedback.
4.3.2. Prepare regular progress reports and updates for the Senior Manager for Programs and Operations.
- Act as a liaison between TSA and partner organisations, fostering strong working relationships.
Attend relevant networking events and meetings on behalf of TSA.
- Administrative Support:
- Assist in administrative tasks related to project implementation, including scheduling, logistics, and resource management.
- Monitoring and Evaluation:
- Support the monitoring and evaluation process by collecting data, conducting surveys, and assisting in project assessments.
- Experience working with startups, particularly in providing business development services, is highly desirable.
- Knowledge of and passion for the startup ecosystem in Tanzania.
- Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
- Strong organisational and project coordination skills.
- Proficiency in Google Workspace and Microsoft Office Suite.
- Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
- Strong problem-solving and analytical abilities.
- Highly motivated and able to adapt to a fast-paced environment.
- Duration and Stipend:
- This internship position is for a six-month period, from November 2023 to April 2024, with a monthly stipend of 500,000.00 TZS.
- Application Process:
Interested candidates should submit their CV and a cover letter detailing their relevant experience and why they are interested in this internship position to email@example.com. Please include “Project Officer Intern Application” in the subject line. The deadline for applications is Monday, 23rd of October, 2023.
Note: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews. TSA is an equal-opportunity employer and welcomes applications from individuals of all backgrounds and experiences.
- Join TSA in empowering startups and contributing to the growth of Tanzania’s entrepreneurial ecosystem!
- Opportunity to work with a dynamic and passionate team dedicated to supporting startups.
- Gain hands-on experience in the startup ecosystem and business development services.
- Contribute to meaningful projects that have a positive impact on Tanzania’s entrepreneurship landscape.
- Monthly stipend of 500,000.00 TZS to support your living expenses during the internship.
- Networking opportunities with key stakeholders in the startup and innovation ecosystem.
- Professional growth and development through exposure to diverse projects and responsibilities.
- A chance to be part of a transformative initiative that empowers youth and women-led startups.
- The internship will be based in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, with occasional travel within the country for project-related activities.
- Contact Information:
If you have any questions or require further information about the internship or the application process, please contact Fatuma Kweka at firstname.lastname@example.org