Graduate Development Program

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Graduate Development Program

  • Post Date:June 9, 2022
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  • Career Level Student
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Job Description

If you are passionate about building a career in a human centered, Pan African organization, you are highly encouraged to apply for the Higherlife Foundation Graduate Development Programme. This two-year training program will accelerate careers for the selected candidates who will get the opportunity to work across different sections in their field of study for example Programming and Global Health and benefit from coaching and learning opportunities throughout the duration of the program.

About Higherlife Foundation

Higherlife Foundation (Higherlife) is a social impact organization that invests in human capital to build thriving individuals, communities, and sustainable livelihoods. Founded by Strive and Tsitsi Masiyiwa in 1996, the Foundation was first launched in Zimbabwe and has since spread its footprint to Lesotho, Burundi, Rwanda, Swaziland, South Africa, and Kenya. Higherlife Foundation implements projects in Education; Health; Rural Transformation and Sustainable Livelihoods; and Disaster Relief and Preparedness impacting millions of lives in the communities it serves.

Joining the Program

To join this exciting development programme, candidates must meet the following criteria: –

  • A minimum of six GSCE/GCE Ordinary level passes including English and Mathematics (i.e. a pass is a C or better).
  • A minimum of three Advanced level passes (i.e., a pass is a C or better).
  • Relevant Undergraduate degree with a minimum pass of 2.1-degree class or better.
  • The candidate should have graduated within the last two years
  • The Degree Certificates, Transcripts and all other relevant qualifications should be available and ready for presentation to the hiring team.
  • Should be available to start the training on the 1st of June 2022.

Application Specifications

All interested candidates must submit a Curriculum Vitae (CV) which shows the following details (among others) – Age of Candidate, Name of the degree programme studied, the degree class, clearly listed Ordinary level and Advanced level results. In addition, all academic certificates and university transcripts should be certified and attached to the application.

Required Degree Programs

  • Programs: Development Studies/Psychology/Sociology/ Rural Development/Economics
  • Global Health: Public Health/Water & Sanitation/Environmental Health

Qualifications and Competencies

  • A minimum of Upper Second Class Degree (2.1) from a recognized institution in the following fields: Development Studies/Psychology/Sociology/ Rural Development/Economics; Public Health/Water & Sanitation/Environmental Health
  • Must have graduated within the last two years
  • Studying towards a relevant professional qualification would be a distinct advantage
  • Must be able to work well under minimum supervision.
  • Candidate must be a Team Player / Excellent Communicator / Willing to learn
  • Clean Class 4 Drivers licence an added advantage

How to Apply

To apply for the above listed position, kindly email: [email protected]

Closing Date: 17June 2022