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“Never a boring day!” - Business development in Zambia

Our Young Expert Bram de Vries is a Young Expert, who is working as a Business Developer of VDS A'campo/Holland Greentech in Zambia. Bram has written a blog about his activities and his life as Young Expert!

Changes in YEP team members

As from April 1st, there will be some changes in the YEP-team.

Applying knowledge from YEP trainings in your daily work!

Nice interview with our Dutch Young Expert Bram de Vries about applying siklls, learned during the YEP trainings, in his daily work!

YEP mentor's day

On February 15th, the YEP mentor's day was organised at Mott MacDonald, where all mentors of new Young Experts met and were introduced to their new tasks as a YEP mentor.

Launched: YEP Effect 3

New release: YEP Effect no. 3 has been published!

Candidates: apply for YEP positions

New YEP positions will be available on 15 May

Organisations: deadline project submission

Deadline for submitting project proposals by organisations (15th batch):

1 May 2018

Preparatory training course

Training of the 14th batch starts on 12 March 2018
Every year we subsidise the placement of 72 young professionals
Check the latest results of YEP in our annual report

Our Young Experts


Siviwe Senso Gontsi - YEP Water at Colsen in South Africa
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Click here for an overview of all YEP projects at Akvo RSR

Application

There are at least two application rounds for potential Dutch Young Experts every year. These rounds are only open for Dutch Young Experts, local Young Experts are selected through the selection process of the specific companies. New YEP-positions will be available from 15 May 2018. New project positions will be published on this page, with a link to the application form. From 15 May it is also possible to send an open application, until the closing deadline. A full overview of the application periods and training dates for the entire year can be found here. Please note that if you apply in a round, you are required to attend the training should you be selected for a YEP position. Therefore remember to only apply if you are able to attend the corresponding training week.

 

After the selection process you might be suggested to companies for a specific project. Otherwise you will be added to the pool of potential candidates, which means you have passed the selection process and you might be suggested for future project proposals.

 

Below you will find 4 examples of vacancies, which have already been filled. They paint an image of potential future vacancies:

 

  1. Connect International, Malawi - increase access to reliable and safe water and sanitation
  2. VDS Acampo, Rwanda - contribute to food security by introducing technologies, inputs and expertise that are adapted to local circumstances
  3. Vitens Evides International, Vietnam - (junior) expert/assistant project manager within the Climate Change and Water Supply in the Mekong Delta Project
  4. Red Cross, Philippines - Reduction of Child Mortality Due to Diarrhea