Please take a look at this interesting & unique internship opportunity
with the Revenue Development Foundation (RDF).
RDF is a non-profit consultancy supporting governments to efficiently
manage and increase their domestic revenues. The foundation provides advisory
services and technical solutions to governments in low-income countries focused
on improving revenues from natural resources and property tax.
To apply, please
send your CV and a cover letter explaining why you are suitable for the role to
If this is not suitable for you, please pass on to anyone that may be
interested. If you can help spread the word by tweeting or facebooking that
would be great!
luck and let me know how you get on if you apply!
Revenue Development Foundation
the size of the Company? How many employees in total?
10 staff and
the team culture?
RDF is a flat organization and our staff are motivated by
generating real impact on improving governance in poor countries like
Sierra Leone, Liberia and soon Mali. We use IT systems to develop a
more efficient and accountable public administration in areas of
natural resource governance. Our systems help governments manage
mineral rights and forestry rights in a more systematic and
accountable manner. All revenues accounted in our systems are published
online to stakeholders and the public.
the intern be doing/outline of role:
RDF produce in-country administrative systems and online systems
transparency. The intern will be working on the online system, supporting
the tech leader on the RD Fusion application, developed in Grails/Groovy on
Postgresql, using Spring/hibernate. We work using Jira Issue tracker and a
CVS code repository
the benefits to the intern?
Developer experience on live cloud-based systems
and be fully part of a team working to find the best requirements and user
the core skills that applicants need?
Good knowledge of Java, Ajax, Jquery. Knowledge of Grails/Groovy is an
that would really make an application stand out?
All RDF staff are strongly motivated by making governments in
developing countries more accountable and transparent. It is an
the applicant understands and appreciates the impact we > are trying to
RDF will provide lunch and transport
the duration of the internship? How long will
you need to commit to the project?
Months. After the period, RDF will consider possibility for extension and
promotion to System Specialist.
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