Job Description

The International Potato Center, known by its Spanish acronym CIP, was founded in 1971 as a root and tuber research-for-development institution delivering sustainable solutions to the pressing world problems of hunger, poverty, and the degradation of natural resources. CIP is truly a global center, with headquarters in Lima, Peru and offices in 20 developing countries across Asia, Africa, and Latin America. Working closely with our partners, CIP seeks to achieve food security, increased well-being, and gender equity for poor people in the developing world. CIP furthers its mission through rigorous research, innovation in science and technology, and capacity strengthening regarding root and tuber farming and food systems. CIP is part of the CGIAR Consortium, a global partnership that unites organizations engaged in research for a food secure future. CGIAR research is dedicated to reducing rural poverty, increasing food security, improving human health and nutrition, and ensuring more sustainable management of natural resources. Donors include individual countries, major foundations, and international entities.

The Position:

The Data Management Undergraduate intern will provide support to the Senior Regional Knowledge Management Associate.

Key responsibilities:

  • Support data collection activities for the Market Intelligence and Product Profiling initiative.
  • Support data update activities on designated Market Intelligence and Product Profiling databases.
  • Support data management activities related to germplasm management at KEPHIS.
  • Support data updates for online digital catalogs.
  • Provide a monthly status update report on various activities.
  • Support data visualization and sharing of data and knowledge products in a user-friendly dashboard/platform.
  • Complete weekly timesheets.
  • Any other information management roles as may be assigned by the supervisor.

Selection Criteria

  • Currently enrolled for a bachelor’s degree in information technology, Business Information Technology, Information systems, Computer science or equivalent in a recognized University in Kenya.
  • Knowledge of web programing and web content management applications; PHP / MySQL/Java/C++/HTML/Android studio; Drupal; WordPress.
  • Good command of English language and communication skills.
  • Good report writing skills.
  • Should have a flexible study schedule.

Method of Application

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Closing Date : 24 June. 2022