Grants & Contracts Intern (24-11)

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The International Potato Center (CIP) is currently seeking a motivated and detail-oriented individual to join our team as a Grants and Contracts Intern at our Headquarters in Lima, Peru. As a Grants and Contracts Intern, you will play a crucial role in supporting the operations of our Grants and Contracts department, working closely with our Senior Manager and System Officer.


Key activities:

  •        Assist in analyzing and entering contract-related data into the OCS ERP system.
  •        Support in maintaining up-to-date database and repository of contractual transactions in OCS ERP and/or Knowledge Management Grants & Contracts public and internal sites and PMU Project sites in coordination with Grants & Contracts System Officer.
  •        Assist in cross-verifying grant/contract documentation for consistency.
  •        Support in drafting Compliance Matrix for new awards.
  •        Ensure compliance with donor requirements, including support timely submission of deliverables/reports by monitoring OCS alerts in coordination with the Grants & Contracts System Officer.
  •        Support the follow-up actions for subgrant agreements.
  •        Assist in the subgrants close-out process.
  •        Support the management of electronic and hard copies Grants & Contracts documentation of project files for proper record-keeping.
  •        Support distributing contractual documents internally and externally.
  •        Participate in project life cycle reviews and meetings; and support other Grants and Contracts transactions, when needed.
  •        Perform other duties as assigned.
  •        Ensure compliance with national and international health and safety laws, regulations, and standards.


What are we looking for?

  •        Student coursing at least the 4th year (8th Cycle) or recently graduated in International Development, Business Administration, Operations or related field, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  •        Preferred previous experience (as volunteer or intern) in an international organization / NGOs or project-based organizations, donor-funded projects or in a similar position in CGIAR organizations, Research Centers, or Public International Organizations.
  •        Basic knowledge of Data Analytics / Management, and statistics.
  •        Desirable knowledge of design and visual communications tools, such as Genially or Canvas, AI.
  •        Proficient in MS Office, Office 365.
  •        Qualitative and quantitative analytical skills to work in a multidisciplinary environment and collaborate with research teams and partners.
  •        Excellent interpersonal relationships skills and teamwork orientation.
  •        Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English are required.
  •        Desirable French at basic / intermediate level.


What are we offering?

  • CIP provides the opportunity to work in a prestigious international organization.
  • Excellent working environment.
  • In and out buses for different routes in Lima
  • Comprehensive insurance coverage.
  • 6 months-term agreements.
  • Work in an equal and diverse workplace.

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