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This initiative is a year-long skills development opportunity that intends to create an ecosystem of thought-led professionals with real-world solutions to the ever-growing challenges in the global and national economy.

This program aims to equip participants with intellectual development, practical skills, and research abilities to identify and apply sustainable solutions to complex issues and challenges. The Program seeks to create a pool of capable young leaders forging the path for sustainable development.

The CDC Group is calling for applications for Its Consultant Trainee Programme.

 Responsibilities of Trainees

The Trainee will deliver timely and quality output in the form of reviews, assessments and analysis, research and advocacy through strong internal and external collaborations. Specifically, the trainee will:

  • Research on companies, professions and specific sectors
  • Maintain and update the company database
  • Network with partners and clients via phone, email and face to face meetings
  • Contribute to writing research proposals, reports and articles on the firm’s sectors of focus
  • Contribute to the planning, implementation, and evaluation of projects and programmes
  • Support organizational development activities
  • Support in resource mobilization efforts, including grants and proposal writing
  • Contribute to programme management, monitoring and evaluation (M&E) activities

Eligibility Criteria

The applicant must be a recent or upcoming university graduate who demonstrates a passion for sustainable development, financial inclusion and climate (green) business. Among others, the candidate must possess:

  • Relevant academic qualifications, preferably in Accounting or Finance, any or a combination of Economics (including agric. economics), Agribusiness, Development Studies, Development Finance, Statistics, Mathematics, etc.
  • Good writing skills
  • Adequate knowledge of relevant qualitative and quantitative analytical tools (R, SPSS, Stata, etc.)
  • Ability to multitask, prioritize, and meet multiple deadlines
  • Good interpersonal skills and team spirit
  • The ability to think creatively and take the initiative in solving problems
  • A good sense of ownership and responsibility for his/her decisions and actions
  • A strong sense of leadership

What the CDC Group Offers

CDC will provide:

Support for growth and development through:

  • Opportunities for training and development
  • Coaching, mentorship, and peer support
  • Creating room for creativity and innovation

How to Apply

Applications are now open and will close at 23:59 GMT on Friday, July 12, 2024.

Applicants will be required to upload a Motivational Statement and CV/Resume.

There would be an entry test and an interview as part of the recruitment process.

Only shortlisted applicants would be contacted.