STUDENT ASSISTANT (M / F) Starting August/September 2018 (10 - 20 H/ Week) Location: Berlin or Cologne Office

Company Background:
LANDT is a group of aligned companies with headquarters in Germany and offices in Central Asia.The group is focused on the establishment and management of Credit Guarantee Funds (CGFs) for the promotion of Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) in developing countries. Credit guarantee facilities are market friendly interventions that share the risk of SME lending of financial institutions and thereby facilitate access to finance for SMEs. Currently, LANDT has two such Funds – one operating in Tajikistan and the other one in Afghanistan, with a further project beginning in Nigeria. LANDT together with its subsidiaries in the two countries has in total over 60 staff members. The two CGFs were financed through the German Federal Ministry of Economic Cooperation and Development, the World Bank, DEG, the German Investment and Development Corporation, OeEB, the Development Bank of Austria and FMO, the Dutch Development Bank. Further business expansion to other countries and regions is planned.

Core Tasks include:
- Support in Technical Assistance and Guarantee business projects
- Support in marketing and business development
- Conduct research and analysis in connection with development finance related topics
- Creation of project and business development presentations
- Administrative support to management and operations team
We are seeking candidates with the following Qualifications:
- Current Masters student, preferably in Economics, Legal, Business Administration, Finance, Public Policy or a related discipline
- Excellent oral and written communication skills in English are required, proficiency in German is considered an asset
- Advanced analytical skills
- Advanced proficiency in using MS Office programs (MS Word, MS Excel, MS Power Point)
- Excellent communication and organizational skills
- Ability to handle and prioritize multiple tasks under time pressure
- Self-reliant, team-oriented, and reliable

What We Offer: 
- International working atmosphere
- Opportunity to work with qualified professionals in Afghanistan, Tajikistan, Nigeria, and further countries
- Insight into all business segments at LANDT
- Competitive salary remuneration
- Flexible working hours
- The regular workplace is flexible and can be in either the Berlin or Cologne office

If interested, please submit your application, including a cover letter (in English), and up-to-date curriculum vitae via the following link by 27.07.2018.