Finance, Admin and Operations Intern

Salary: £14,570 per annum, pro rata (this will be equivalent of to £4,371 for the duration of the contract)**
Duration: 6 months, 3 days per week
Based: London
An exciting opportunity to work with an international NGO and gain exposure to its financial, administrative and operational management systems has arisen, for an under/postgraduate. This role will enable you to gain valuable experience and skills across these areas within International Alert’s Africa Programme.
You will be based in London at Headquarters, but will have frequent interaction with the country offices where we work. We are currently looking for someone who can demonstrate efficiency, problem-solving skills and the talent to work within a very diverse team. You will be working on various areas of administration, logistics, accounting, finance and operations; hence versatility and an eye for detail are both essential talents required in this role.
This role involves providing general support to the Africa Programme and reporting to the Africa Programme Finance Officer, with a responsibility for a range of tasks including engaging with internal and external stakeholders. You will form an integral part of the team and contribute to specific outputs and projects.
International Alert helps people find peaceful solutions to conflict.
We are one of the world’s leading peacebuilding organisations, with nearly 30 years of experience laying the foundations for peace.
We work with local people around the world to help them build peace. And we advise governments, organisations and companies on how to support peace.
We focus on issues which influence peace, including governance, economics, gender relations, social development, climate change, and the role of businesses and international organisations in high-risk places.

The above are some of the requirements for the job. For the full job requirements and an application pack (the person specification section of which will form the basis of short-listing), please visithttp://www.international-alert.org/jobs**. In your application, please indicate the full job title of the role you are applying for.**
To apply, please send a completed INTERN application form and equal opportunities form tojobs@international-alert.org **, both of which can be found under ‘Downloads’.**
Please note we do not accept CVs
As it is unlikely that we will be able to obtain a Work Permit for this role, all job applicants must already have the right to work in the UK.
Closing date: 14th February at 5pm (UK time)
Interviews will take place on w/c 22nd February
Start date: As soon as possible thereafter
While International Alert will endeavour to contact all candidates within a reasonable time, this may not always be possible due to limited resources. Therefore, if you have not heard from us within two weeks of the closing date, you can assume that your application has, on this occasion, been unsuccessful. International Alert is an equal opportunities employer. All applicants will be judged strictly on the basis of merit.