Info om praktikarbetsplatsen:
Lao ASIE Consultant’s Group
Lao ASIE Consultant’s Group is a locally owned, managed, and registered firm, deeply committed to the sustainable development and prosperity of the Lao PDR. Our organization recognizes, and highly values, the importance of continual infrastructure development, including broadening household energy delivery, to achieve these goals. Lao ASIE Consultant’s Group was founded to address the specific needs of the Lao PDR, as a country in transition, by providing high quality services for a variety of sectors, including health, infrastructure and engineering, agriculture and environment, livelihoods and education.
Lao ASIE Consultant’s Group carries out assignments for the World Bank, Asian Development Bank, as well as other donors, but are also implementing government and privately funded projects. The members of the core staff (17 full-time employees) collectively have decades of professional experience, accompanied by sound cultural and linguistic understandings of the Lao PDR; the localized knowledge that the core national staff offers is complemented by international expert partners. Lao ASIE Consultant’s Group is financially stable, follows international standards of good governance.
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OBS! Praktikplatsen är tillsatt för vårterminen 2013. (En termin. Heltid.)
Vad innebär praktiken?
As an intern at Lao ASIE Consultant’s Group you will have a unique opportunity to experience international development consultancy work on the ground. You will gain an understanding of the full project cycle of the main international donors (World Bank and Asian development Bank), and you will get first hand experience on the working with the government in Lao PDR.
Your main tasks will be part of the business development process, which will involve preparation of Expression of Interests, (preparing company presentations, selecting project references, editing and layout related texts), preparing project proposals (selecting CVs, editing and layout related texts), developing and maintaining the project database. Tasks will most likely also include project site visits and editing of project reports.
You will be supervised by an experienced international development professional.
Time and Location: Lao ASIE Consultant’s Group Vientiane Office, 08:30 – 17:00, Monday to Friday.
We are looking for a competent and committed person who enjoys challenges in a dynamic environment. In addition you need to have an interest in development issues, working in developing countries, and the marketing and business development processes.
You should have good command of English language, both written and spoken, and be interested in learning Lao. You need to be able to work in a “different” cultural environment, in intercultural teams, and have a pedagogic vein.
Meriting competences and experience
You should have experience from having worked in an international development context, and experience from other countries (travel, studies, voluntary work etc.)
For the application please submit your CV along with a cover letter in English, stating your main reasons for applying.
Travel to and from Laos as well as accommodation will be covered by the intern, as should required insurance. The company will support in finding accommodation, as well as arrange with the necessary Visa.