Job Description Shining Hope for Communities (SHOFCO) is a non-profit organization based in Nairobi, Kenya and New York, NY that combats urban poverty and gender inequity in the slums of Nairobi. Kennedy Odede, who grew up in the Kibera slum, founded SHOFCO in with a focus on youth and gender empowerment. SHOFCO has four initiative areas: education, health, economic and community empowerment, and water and sanitation. The organization is currently active in the Kibera and Mathare slums of Nairobi.Position Objectives and Responsibilities Assist in planning, implementing and evaluating program initiatives in line with SHOFCO’s mission and strategy.Market SWEP products and assist in online marketing and sales.Promote an entrepreneurial spirit within the programme.Facilitate the intake, assessment, referral and monitoring of members of SWEP.Monitor the progress of the program and maintain relationships by communicating with the women.Explore ideas for the economic empowerment of members and the proper utilisation of peer mentoring techniques to this end.Ensure that SWEP supplies are available and place requests.Explore areas of partnerships and collaboration with other like-minded organizationsAssist to manage program resources by tracking use against approved budgets and ensuring compliance.Submit monthly production payroll.Maintain the sales ledger/ DataConduct market assessment to determine new trends and advise the departmentParticipate in exhibitions and trade fairs.Keep track of program activity plans and implementation schedules to ensure quality of activities and timely achievement of outputs.Maintain and attend to SWEP shops.Create new designs.Ensure product quality control and ensure that all orders are completed on time.Identify, recruit and build capacity of individuals enrolled in the SWEP project.supervise and allocate roles to SWEP tailors.Ensure program equipment (the machines and equipment) are in good condition and serviced regularlyIdentify SWEP tailors training needs and facilitate workshop sessions.Provide women with mentors, employment related skills and experiential learning to build networks and expand the circle of opportunity.Gather customer feedback.Ensure all the beneficiaries data is captured in google driveDocument all SWEP activities and success stories.Organise and facilitate SWEP support groups and table banking / VSLA meetings.Collect payments for SWEP merchandise. RequirementsAcademic qualification Certificate in Project Management, Business, Entrepreneurship and/or Social Work or any related field Professional Qualification Qualification in any relevant field Other requirements (unique/job specific) Entry level positionProven experience in dealing with local stakeholders Functional Skills Examining informationArticulating informationProviding insightsProducing output Behavioural Competencies/Attributes: Upholding standardsInteracting with peopleConvincing peopleTeam working
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