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Job Title: Economic Empowerment Coordinator

Reporting to: Program Manager

Location: Kilifi

Main Responsibilities

  • Provide technical input and advise on implementation of the plan, project documents and activities to all staff and partners to ensure quality and timely implementation of all project activities
  • Facilitate the development, preparation and review of relevant training materials and develop/review training curriculum and training manual for the business, financial literacy and savings training.
  • Facilitate entrepreneurship skills transfer for MTG out of school girls and young women, families and partners through trainings and other means
  • Train trainers from MTG field to develop a culture of financial literacy and cash savings and coordinate mobilization of personal and team savings in all league fields
  • Undertake advocacy and partnership initiatives with county government (devolved funds) and various ministries, lending institutions, microfinance institutions for increased allocations/friendlier loaning services to CBOs, out of school girls and young women
  • Build strategic partnerships within the economic empowerment sector
  • Prepare timely monthly, quarterly, end of year and donor reports, as well as project briefs, case stories, lessons learned and other documentation, for the program as required and to enhance program strategy
  • Ensure close monitoring of activities and perform field visits in order to assess implementation
  • Perform regular financial and administrative duties necessary for successful and timely project implementation
  • Any other duties as delegated by the Programme Manager and Executive Director

    Qualifications:

  • Bachelors degree or Diploma level education or equivalent working experience in relevant area such as business administration, social work, community development, social sciences or related disciplines
  • At least 3 years of experience in community development, preferably in the field of enterprise development, microfinance, youth and gender
  • Further knowledge of and technical expertise in two or more of the following areas an advantage: sports and development, gender, HIV, sexual and reproductive health, gender based violence, education, advocacy, working with youth, young women, rights, youth leadership
  • Experience in project management and work planning
  • Strong written and verbal English communication skills, good Swahili an advantage
  • Knowledge and use of computer

    Competencies:

  • Diversity and inclusion
  • Commitment and professionalism
  • Demonstrates Integrity
  • Promotes the vision, mission and strategic goals of the organization
  • Actively works towards continuing personal learning and development in one or more focus areas, acts on learning plan and applies newly learned skills
  • Strong ability to work with people, networking and partnership building skills
  • Ability to work in fast paced environment

    Application process

    Please send your CV with a covering letter explaining how you meet the criteria for the post to humanresource [at] mtgk.org

    Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

    Those who had previously applied for this position should not apply, their applications will be considered.


    Terms of Reference / Expression of Interest, Project and Financial Management Training

    Purpose/Objectives of the consultancy

    To equip MTG middle level staff with project and financial management skills

    Key Assignments: Practical training on Project Management and financial management skills

    Consultants wishing to tender this work must submit:

  • A cover letter explaining your understanding of the task at hand
  • Your consultancy charges per day.
  • Curriculum vitae of the identified consultant/s outlining relevant skills and experience to meet the requirements.
  • A draft work plan of how the tasks will be done within the proposed time frame

    Assessment and Selection Criteria

    The applicants will be selected on the following basis:

  • At least two years experience in Project and financial management training
  • Experience in all or some of the issues of girls and young women, sports for development.
  • Excellent writing skills
  • Excellent facilitation and training skills
  • Good Kiswahili an advantage

    Application Specification and Closing Date

    Interested organizations and individuals can send their expression of Interest to Moving the Goalposts Kilifi using the following email address: humanresource [at] mtgk.org

    Note: Only qualifying organizations or individuals will be given feedback.

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