Knowledge Leadership Intern

Specific Responsibilities

Information Management
Provide logistical support in organising both physical and online meetings with Feminist Republik Registry Partners and advisors;
Respond to queries from Registry Partners in consultation with the Supervisor;
Collect and upload data collection forms from Registry Partners.Research and documentation
Provide support in developing interviewee lists for different research projects;
Provide logistical support in scheduling both online and physical interviews;
Provide support in conducting interviews when needed;
Support the Supervisor in identifying potential research partners.


Bachelor’s degree in womn’s studies, social sciences or related fields.
Proficiency in written and spoken English and French are mandatory. Arabic or Portuguese language skills are an added advantage.
Previous research experience focusing on womn’s rights, human rights or social justice issues generally is an advantage.

Skills and Experience

At least 1 year experience in research and knowledge generation.
Excellent organizational skills and ability to multitask.
Excellent communication skills.
Flexibility and willingness to travel on the African continent and beyond as and when required
An understanding of gender equality and womn’s rights issues, particularly in politically unstable and post conflict African settings.
Familiarity with the womn’s rights development needs in Africa.
Passionate about UAF-Africa’s mission, committed to teamwork, and achieving.
results and building effective teams.
Excellent inter-personal, public speaking, writing and negotiation skills.
Experience working in a virtual work environment an added advantage.


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About Urgent Action Fund-Africa

Urgent Action Fund-Africa provides rapid response grants and technical support to women’s rights organisations,
women's human rights defenders and activists who identify strategic and time sensitive
opportunities to advance women's rights in Africa.