General Operations Intern

Are you a recent graduate or in your final year of school and looking for an internship opportunity in an entrepreneurial environment? Come join the Norrsken team in Kigali to support our business operations.

Norrsken Foundation is on a mission to put a positive ding in the universe. In our first five years of existence, we’ve created Europe’s largest impact Hub in Stockholm, launched the world’s largest early-stage impact VC fund, founded some 10 companies, and given birth to our own Impact Accelerator program. 

In Kigali, we are creating the largest hub for entrepreneurs in the region. Located in the city center, the 12,000sqm state-of-the-art facility will become the go-to place for anyone involved in the startup ecosystem; from top entrepreneurs, accelerators, incubators, investors, lawyers, accountants, and strategic partners. But we’re just getting started… 

Role responsibilities

  • Assist in the coordination of procurement processes;
  • Assist the operations team in the proper recording of administrative documents;
  • Develop good working relationships with all vendors and service providers 
  • Assist in the management of suppliers and ensuring that high-quality work is delivered on time and within budget.

But remember, Norrsken is a startup, and roles and responsibilities might change as our journey expands or takes different directions. 

Who you are

  • You get energy from a fast-paced environment with real impact on the ground;
  • You enjoy working with a young, dynamic, and international team surrounded by hundreds of entrepreneurs;
  • You are familiar with best practices in business operations; 
  • You are an excellent communicator both in writing and in person;
  • You are tech-savvy and strive for efficiency.

Must-have requirements

  • Recent graduate or final year in a top tier university;
  • Familiarity with the basic principles of accounting, budgeting and operational management; 
  • You are ready to commit to this role for a minimum of 3 to 6 months.
  • You are fluent in English.

About Norrsken

The team at Norrsken is a diverse group of entrepreneurs and company builders. A job with us is more like working at a startup than a foundation. It’s a fast-paced and exciting place to work. Tasks and challenges may be demanding, responsibilities may change over time, but we guarantee that in return we will fast-forward your personal and professional development. Ten years from now, you will be able to look back at your work at Norrsken and see how you’ve contributed to supporting the ecosystem for startups in East Africa. 

Salary & benefits

Besides working in one of the coolest office spaces in Kigali with great networking opportunities, you will also benefit from the following:

  • $500 net monthly stipend;
  • Free internet access;
  • Free coffee and mineral water;
  • Last but not least, your role will help entrepreneurs who are working hard to build a fair and prosperous future for all of us. 

We encourage you to apply as soon as possible as recruitment is ongoing.

Norrsken wish to attract, recruit and retain a diverse, inclusive and creative workforce to give us the best opportunity to meet the diverse needs of our members and guests. We actively encourage applications from all groups and communities.

Or, know someone who would be a perfect fit? Let them know!

Who are we?

We are a mix of highly dedicated, top-performing entrepreneurs, analysts, investors, developers and creatives who all believe in making the world a better place.

We share the same down to earth values and ambitions that make us thrive in a dynamic and fast-paced environment where our efforts are directed towards making good things happen in efficient ways.

We believe that the highest impact come from mutual efforts, wherefore we only hire great team players who invest a lot of hard work and dedication into their practices.

Needless to say, Norrsken is an equal opportunity employer.

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