Individuals selected for these positions are associated with the work of CAPDEV and other partner organisations. The work of the selected individuals is under the guidance, training and support of senior officials. The JPIT team works closely and interfaces with international organisations, regional and sub-regional organisations, civil society and private sector organisations. In addition, there is opportunity to develop skills and gain experience in the strategic planning processes of development organisations, the provision of development services, and capacity development initiatives. Training in challenging work activities such as international trade and related research, international co-operation on trade, south-south cooperation, intra-African trade, and post conflict reconstruction and development is also facilitated.