Intern Agribusiness at Finance in Motion

  • Internship
  • Nairobi

Finance in Motion

Job Overview

Key Responsibilities

In this role, you will be responsible for the following tasks:

  1. Assisting in gathering data related to investment opportunities in sustainable agriculture and agro-processing practices that promote biodiversity conservation, resource efficiency, and climate change mitigation and adaptation in Sub-Saharan Africa.
  2. Supporting the assessment of risks and opportunities associated with agribusiness investments using the data collected as mentioned in the previous point.
  3. Drafting and editing investment proposals for financial institutions and corporate entities.
  4. Assisting with data cleaning and monitoring, ensuring the accuracy and currency of information received from partner institutions, and maintaining an updated database.
  5. Collecting data for certified agribusinesses operating in key countries within our operational scope.

What We Expect

To excel in this role, we require the following qualifications and qualities:

  • Currently enrolled in Bachelor’s or Master’s studies or possess a degree in environmental studies, agricultural science, agronomy, or a related field.
  • Knowledge of agribusiness practices in Sub-Saharan Africa and familiarity with certification processes such as Rainforest Alliance, Fairtrade, or certifications for major export crops like tea, coffee, cocoa, and cashews.
  • Excellent communication skills in English (knowledge of French is a plus), including the ability to compose clear and concise reports.
  • Academic understanding of sustainable agricultural practices across a range of crops in Sub-Saharan Africa, including modern production techniques and precision agriculture technologies.
  • A proactive attitude with a proven track record of goal-oriented work and the ability to accomplish objectives with minimal supervision.
  • Capability to collaborate effectively within cross-disciplinary teams and offer support across different regions. Proficiency in articulating ideas, addressing issues, and suggesting solutions.

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