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AINFP Food Processing Internship Program

TechnoServe Zambia Limited

This is a Full-time position in Lusaka, Zambia posted 04/05/2021.

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AINFP Food Processing Internship Program
Job Details: Internship
Locations: Zambia


TechnoServe works with enterprising people in the developing world to build
competitive farms, businesses, and industries. We are a non-profit
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.


TechnoServe is implementing the USAID funded Alliance for Inclusive and
Nutritious Food Processing (AINFP) regional program in collaboration with
Partners in Food Solutions (PFS). The program leverages the power of the
private sector to create better nutritional outcomes for base-of-the-pyramid
consumers and more profitable market opportunities for local farmers. This is
achieved by supporting local food processing companies in Ethiopia, Kenya,
Malawi, Tanzania and Zambia through remote technical assistance and training
from world leading food processing companies under PFS to increase the
availability of safe, affordable and nutritious food. For more details go to


The program seeks to recruit recent graduates, Masters and PhD students from
in the fields of food science, marketing and finance to work with local food
processing firms across Ethiopia. The internship provides valuable
professional development opportunities to receive on-the-job training in
private sector setting, preparing them to become the next generation of
African food technologists and business consultants. In addition to their on-
the-job contributions to the client, interns will develop case studies, carry
out research and support trainings with supervision by program staff. Overall
the internship is aimed at expanding practical knowledge, refining career
goals, and building professional networks. The location of the internships
will be in multiple towns across Zambia where the food processing companies
are located.


a) A first degree from a recognized university in any of the following
disciplines: Food processing, Marketing, Business or Finance
b) Must have graduated within the last 2 years, completed coursework awaiting
graduation or currently pursuing a Masters or PhD degree
c) Provide recommendation/reference letter from the university attended


a) Should possess interpersonal and communication skills
b) Must be goal oriented, dynamic, passionate and self-motivated
c) Must be a team player and have the ability to solve problems
d) A person of integrity
e) Must be computer proficient


AINFP program invites applications from qualified candidates for the
internship program in one or more of the following knowledge centres:

> Food Safety and Quality Standards
> Good Manufacturing Practices
> Access to Finance for Food processors
> Nutrition and Fortification
> Engineering
> Product Development and packaging
> Supply Chain Operations
> Food Manufacturing
> Marketing and Branding
> Financial Systems
> Financial planning and forecasting
> Market Consumer insights research
> BOP marketing and last mile distribution
> Access to Finance for Food Processing companies
> Small holder farmer sourcing and contracting
> Product development and packaging
> Business Planning
> Marketing Strategies
> Sales and sales agent’s networks

Deadline for applications: 31 May 2021

Qualified and interested applicants should submit a PDF Word-formatted single
document consisting of:

> Cover Letter specifying the Knowledge centre on the subject and stating the reason for your interest in the internship program
> Max 3 – page CV

We welcome hearing from qualified and interested applicants. Due to a high
volume of applicants, please understand that we are able to contact only those
who meet the minimum qualifications. No phone calls, please.

Please Note:

a) This is not a salaried position and the program will only facilitate
predetermined stipends.
b) TechnoServe WILL NOT offer employment after the completion of the
c) Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

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