Get access to employment opportunities for the youth in Agriculture in Western Kenya, Get Started #VijanaNaKilimo
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Job Summary

Your mission is to build the strongest job seeker ecosystem in Kenya through innovation and focused execution of this project mandate.

  • Minimum Qualification:Diploma
  • Experience Level:Mid level
  • Experience Length:3 years

Job Description/Requirements

Location : Kakamega

Type of Contract: Service Contract

Duration of Initial Contract: 5 Months

BrighterMonday Kenya partnered with the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) to tackle youth unemployment within the Agri-food sector in Western Kenya (Kisumu, Siaya, Kakamega, Bungoma and Vihiga counties).

The project named Vijana na Kilimo and aims to impact 10,000 youth, by training, upskilling and matching them with opportunities, while supporting employers in the agricultural sector with the right talent. This project will run for a period of 18 months.

BrighterMonday’s Vision
To be the leading source of talent in Kenya by providing a platform through which Job search and talent acquisition is simplified.

Your Mission in our Vision
Your mission is to build the strongest job seeker ecosystem in Kenya through innovation and focused execution of this project mandate.

Reporting into    Partnerships Lead
Direct Reports    None
Indirect reports None

Key Responsibilities   
•    Under direct supervision of program manager and overall supervision of Head Of youth and Learning, providing support to the implementation of the program activities:
•    Building partnerships with Project stakeholders and partners:
•    Provide support to the Project management and implementation:
•    Coordinate mobilization of employers and trainees in all the project field locations,
•    Prepare and implement a coordinated response to the needs of the trainees and the employers;
•    Ensure close and effective collaboration with all key stakeholders and ensure their active participation in all project activities and committees;
•    Promote the Project by providing substantive input for stories, articles and other PR activities in consultation with the Communication and Reporting Officer;
•    Perform other duties as required.

Key Relationships   
Program Manager
Project lead
Head of product
Business Intelligence (BI)

KPIs to measure success.   
•    Competencies
•    Leadership;
•    Communication;
•    People Management;
•    Delivery;
•    Innovation;
•    Demonstrate/safeguard ethics and integrity;
•    Demonstrate corporate knowledge and sound judgement;
•    Self-development, initiative-taking;
•    Encourage and participate in open communication in the team, communicate effectively;
•    Create synergies through self-control;
•    Manage conflict;
•    Informed and transparent decision-making.
•    Excellent organizational skills;
•    Excellent computer skills (including, MS Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint,etc.);
•    Sound knowledge of local community development principles, trends, and policies in Kenya
•    Participatory methods implementing skills;
•    Familiarity with the rights-based approach to development;
•    Ability to set priorities, meet specific objectives, use political judgement and knowledge;
•    Good interpersonal skills, diligence, open-mindedness, and dedication.
 
Qualifications and experience   
•    At Least a Diploma in Social sciences, Law, International Relations, Political Science or other relevant areas;
•    3 years of relevant experience, including 2 years of practical experience in a field related to human rights/access to justice/community security, community mobilization or civic activism or related area;
•    Experience in community development and civic engagement is essential;
•    Previous relevant experience with multilateral or international technical assistance or development organizations would be an asset;
•    Experience in writing reports and analytical documents is desirable;
•    Good communication and presentation skills.
•    Honest, high integrity and transparency.
•    A person with a pleasant attitude and ability
•    Quick learner with exceptional organizational skills

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