Call for Applications Afrika Kommt 2019-2021 – for Young African Professionals

AFRIKA KOMMT! is an initiative of leading German enterprises for future leaders from Sub-Saharan Africa. The fellowship programme aims at highly qualified young professionals and junior executives from countries in Sub-Saharan Africa with several years of work experience, strong leadership qualities and a high level of commitment and dedication.

At the heart of the programme is an eight-month internship in a German enterprise, allowing the participants:

  • to gain first-hand practical experience in a leading German enterprise
  • to be exposed to leadership concepts and management techniques in practice
  • to become acquainted with working processes and business culture in German enterprises
  • to extend their international management competencies
  • to initiate networks of cooperation between Sub-Saharan Africa and German companies

QUALIFICATIONS / REQUIRED EXPERIENCE

  • University degree in one of the following areas:
    • Business Administration,
    • Chemistry,
    • ComputerScience / Information Technology,
    • Business Information,
    • Communication,
    • Economics,
    • Humanities,
    • Human Resources,
    • Industrial-, Mechanical- , Process- , Electrical Engineering,
    • Finance,
    • Healthcare,
    • Law,
    • Life Science,
    • Marketing,
    • Medicine,
    • Pharmacy,
    • Physics,
    • Psychology,
    • Product Management,
    • Sales,
    • Social Sciences,
    • Supply Chain Management
  • Postgraduate degree (e.g. MBA) is an advantage
  • Two to five years of relevant work experience
  • Excellent English languages skills
  • French, Portuguese and German skills are an advantage
  • Intercultural competencies, open to new experiences abroad and willing to learn German

HOW TO APPLY

Applications can be submitted until 11 January 2019 through the online application system on www.afrika-kommt.de.

For further information and specific candidate profiles see: www.afrika-kommt.de

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