Job Summary

The overall objective of the post is for the holder to assist in the implementation, data collection and monitoring of DCA’s livelihoods and youth empowerment project/s that enhance financial inclusion in Turkana West Sub-county. The Project Assistant will support promotion of financial inclusion/VSLA, cash-based interventions, livelihoods and youth empowerment projects and related innovation and digitization.

  • Minimum Qualification: Bachelor
  • Experience Level: Mid level
  • Experience Length: 2 years

Job Description

The main responsibilities of the PA are
•    Support innovation in the sector of financial inclusion and cash-based interventions including the voucher system for farm inputs, multi-purpose cash transfer and capitalization scheme for entrepreneurs.
•    Participate through training, coaching and mentorship, in the implementation of blended learning approaches to entrepreneurs, job seeking skills, and digital enabled jobs for community youth.
•    Offer field level implementation support to CBOs engaged in projects co-implemented
•    Carry out day to day data management actions including filing of project data, regular data collection, and analysis and updating of relevant project data.
•    Train, mentor and facilitate the interns, incentive staff and project beneficiaries to ensure successful implementation of financial inclusion, and youth empowerment
•    Assist in project plans development, monitoring evaluation and learning as well as developing routine financial inclusion and youth empowerment activity reports

Key Qualifications and Experience
•    Degree in Economics, Business Management, Development Studies or other related social sciences
•    Proven experience in community development work with at least 2 years’ experience in financial inclusion, entrepreneurship and employability skills
•    Hands on experience in cash based interventions and private sector engagement will be an added advantage
•    Proven technical hands on experience in digital learning contents teaching, facilitating and life skills development
•    Good interpersonal skills and a proven team player
•    Self-driven and results oriented in challenging rural working environments

How to apply

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