Finance, Admin and Operations Intern at International Alert

An exciting opportunity to work with an international NGO and gain exposure to its financial, administrative and operational management systems has arisen, for an under/postgraduate. This role will enable you to gain valuable experience and skills across these areas within International Alert’s Africa Programme.

You will be based in London at Headquarters, but will have frequent interaction with the country offices where we work. We are currently looking for someone who can demonstrate efficiency, problem-solving skills and the talent to work within a very diverse team. You will be working on various areas of administration, logistics, accounting, finance and operations; hence versatility and an eye for detail are both essential talents required in this role.

This role involves providing general support to the Africa Programme and reporting to the Africa Programme Finance Officer, with a responsibility for a range of tasks including engaging with internal and external stakeholders. You will form an integral part of the team and contribute to specific outputs and projects. 

The above are some of the requirements for the job. For the full job requirements and an application pack (the person specification section of which will form the basis of short-listing), please visit In your application, please indicate the full job title of the role you are applying for.

To apply, please send a completed INTERN application form and equal opportunities form to [email protected], both of which can be found under ‘Downloads’.

Please note we do not accept CVs.

As it is unlikely that we will be able to obtain a Work Permit for this role, all job applicants must already have the right to work in the UK.


Job title: Finance, Admin and Operations Intern

Location: London

Salary: £14,570 per annum, pro rata (this will be equivalent of £2,914 for the duration of the contract)

Contract: 6 months, 2 days per week

Closing date: 4 October 2015