INTERN- Wet Mill

at TechnoServe
Location Āwasa, Ethiopia
Date Posted September 28, 2022
Category NGO
Job Type Full-time
Currency ETB

Description

I. TechnoServe Background
TechnoServe works with enterprising people in the developing world to build competitive
farms, businesses and industries. We are a nonprofit organization that develops business
solutions to poverty by linking people to information, capital and markets. Our work is rooted
in the idea that given the opportunity, hardworking men and women in even the poorest places
can generate income, jobs and wealth for their families and communities. With more than four
decades of proven results, we believe in the power of private enterprise to transform lives. For
more information, visit www.technoserve.org
Ii. Program Description
Through the Nespresso AAA project, TechnoServe has supported over 200 washed coffee
processors in SNNPR, Sidama and Oromia regions to sustainably produce coffee that meets
the AAA standards. Through this project, TechnoServe aims to support farmers, cooperatives
and private coffee producers to1) Adopt best practices in coffee cultivation to enhance the supply of the highest quality coffee,

  • Support farmers and wet mill clients to become more environmentally and socially

responsible by adopting sustainable coffee production methods,

  • Support farmers and wet mill clients to improve productivity and implement cost reduction

initiatives to increase their net income
III. Position description:
The intern will support the implementation of TechnoServe’s Nespresso Project activities at
cooperative and private wet mills in Nespresso’s operating areas of Gedio Zone.
Iv. Duties And Responsibilities
INTERN- Wet Mill Advisors are responsible to support the implementation of
Nespresso Project activities at cooperative and private wet mills to follow up and
implement the day to day project activities at the grass-root level including the
following duties & responsibilities: -
 Work Closely with TechnoServe business advisor/ABA and support them where
needed
 Conduct training to Wet mill staffs and leaders on Sustainability standard and coffee
quality control with the support of BA/ABA
 Follow up and Support wet mills on Sustainability standard implementation status,
Coffee processing operations and coffee quality controls
 Support BA/ABA on provision of training activities at wet mills clients. This includes
but not limited to audit trainings, SWOT analysis and feedback delivery to wet mills,
quality trainings and all sustainability trainings as per the project requirement and
donor requests
 The intern will ensure timely preparations of Wet mills for audits and communication of
the same to SBA.
 Provide technical support to wet mill clients where assigned
 Supervise, teach-backs and give feedback to wet mill clients
 Create a good working relationship with stakeholders.
 Meet with Cooperative and private wet mill owners and wet mil staff to give day-to-day
operational support
 Follow the footsteps of BA on an implementation of Nespresso wet mill day to day
activities
 Submit weekly report and work plan to SBA/BA
 Perform other duties as assigned by the supervisor
V. Required Skills & Experience:
 Bachelor’s Degree in management or related fields, Business Management,
Marketing, Economics and related fields
 Zero year of experience.
 Willingness to be based in assigned remote locations in Gedio Zone and willingness
to spend significant time in rural areas
 Interpersonal and cross-cultural skills as well as problem solving skills
 Planning skills and working to strict time-guidelines
 English oral & written presentation skills;
 Knowledge of Gedehgna language speaking and hearing has an advantage
 Willingness to have motorcycle driving license and able to drive
 Computer literacy, including Word and Excel
VI. Application Instruction
Qualified and interested applicants should Click here to apply and submit a cover letter
resume as a single document (either Word or PDF) by June 30, 2022. Applications will be
reviewed and considered as received/on a rolling basis. Please identify the position for which
you are applying in the subject line. Only applicants meeting minimum qualifications will be
contacted. Please note that we are not accepting CVs that are not sent through the indicated
link.
TECHNOSERVE ENCOURAGES DIVERSITY AT ALL LEVELS AND ACROSS ALL
FACETS OF OUR ORGANIZATION. WITH THIS COMMITMENT TO DIVERSITY, WE ARE
PROUD TO BE AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER AND DO NOT DISCRIMINATE
ON THE BASIS OF GENDER, RACE, COLOR, ETHNICITY, RELIGION, SEXUAL
Orientation, Gender Identity, Ages, Disability, And All Other Protected
CLASSES
TechnoServe has the right to cancel this advertisement. Women are highly encouraged to
apply

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