Internship

Organization
Ennovent
Deadline for Applications
06/27/2015
Contact Information
Please send an expression of interest with cover letter and resume to Sheena Agarwal, Junior Manager – HR at career@ennovent.com

Organisation Profile

Ennovent is an innovation services company. We help clients accelerate innovations for sustainability in low-income markets in developing countries. Through research, advisory and implementation services, we discover the best innovations, support their startup in new markets, secure finance by facilitating investments and scale innovations to grow profit and impact. Since 2008, Ennovent has worked with around 60 clients to accelerate over 250 innovations in 15 countries.

 

As a young, evolving for-profit enterprise Ennovent’s core strength is our team – a talented and self-motivated group of professionals with strong backgrounds in fields such as investment management, information technology, international development, business operations, entrepreneurship and the environment.

 

Ennovent’s organizational culture is dynamic; we are highly responsive to new ideas and initiatives that could advance our organizational aspirations, while also fostering a positive impact on low-income markets in developing countries. We promote a sense innovation, business ethics and professionalism in all our operations.

For further details about Ennovent: www.ennovent.com

Job Profile

Title

Intern

Job Objective

To search and encourage social enterprises to be part of the challenge, raise awareness and source relevant applications.

Position Type

Full time (40 hours a week)

Duration

2-4 months

Stipend

Available

Location

Remote (home based), anywhere within the 8 SAARC countries

Reporting To

Manager – Discover Services

 

Position Description

 

Selected Interns will be a key part of conceptualizing and implementing strategic projects and initiatives related to Ennovent’s Discover team. Interns will be responsible for performing detailed, relevant and well-sourced research and will be required to encourage social enterprises to be a part of SAARC Development Fund’s Social Enterprise Development Program (SEDP) challenge and support the team in sourcing applications from the 8 SAARC countries.

 

Key Tasks

  • Perform detailed desk research using well-sourced references, both online and offline.
  • Maintain and create databases
  • Raise awareness about the project
  • Source relevant applications in collaboration with the team
  • Map, analyze and effectively communicate findings into a pre-determined format (i.e. spreadsheet, report etc.)
  • Create recommendation documents related to key findings.

Qualifications

The ideal Intern will have the following qualifications, skills and attributes:

  • Enrolled in or has completed an undergraduate or graduate degree or a professional
  • Based out of India, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Bhutan, Afghanistan, Pakistan, Maldives and Bangladesh.
  • Exceptional verbal and written communications abilities in English
  • Strong business development skills.
  • Knowledge of the local language in the above mentioned countries.
  • Strong inference and analysis skills and a desire to seek the most relevant information.
  • A clear ability to self-motivate and take ownership over producing quality deliverables.
  • The ability and cultural understanding to work with an internationally based team.
  • Commitment to enhance Ennovent’s overall mission and core values, as found here.