Career Outcomes and Alumni Coordinator Jobs in Likoni Mombasa

Hatua Likoni is a community organization that prepares youth to thrive in Kenya’s workforce by providing promising, low-income students with access to the education, career guidance and professional networks they

need to contribute to and benefit from Kenya’s growing economy.

Our committed team of ten serves over 400 students enrolled in high school and university. We are proud about
our 95% graduation rate from secondary school and 90% transition rate to University. To date 34 Hatua students have graduated from university.

Within one year of graduation 100% of our alumni are already working, earning 4x
the average income of youth who have not completed their education.

We are currently opening our 2nd office, starting our expansion journey across Mombasa to eventually work with
1,600 students annually!

Your responsibilities will include:

Ensure 100% of Hatua alumni transition into jobs relevant to their career

  • Managing and running the graduates boot camp, which will equip recent graduates with the mindset and skills needed to successfully navigate the job search process.
  • Providing personalized coaching support to graduating students and any alumni who are not yet employed.
  • Build peer support structures and leverage the mentors in the process
  • Network with target employers sought by our alumni. This will involve helping students secure meetings with professionals outside our mentorship program, who can help them in their job search and coach them to take advantage of these networking opportunities.
  • Develop appropriate tools and templates that will e
  • Help improve Hatua’s industry relations by positioning our value to employers around the country and pitch Hatua’s alumni pool as a great recruitment channel to relevant individuals and organizations.
  • Closely work with the University Mentorship Coordinator to jointly improve quality of our career skills trainings, career fairs and mentorship programs.
  • Curating professional industry groups which allow the students broader perspectives:
  • Providing support to our recently set up industry specific groups consisting of Hatua Likoni’s mentors and students, while providing clear guidelines on how the groups will be run.
  • Supporting champions within each group to regularly bring mentors and students together under professional themes.
  • Encouraging and preparing alumni to take the lead in coordinating the meetings of the various professional groups.
  • Tracking the progress of professional Industry groups, and providing support where needed.
  • Helping to oversee the initiation and growth of the alumni network
  • Working with the alumni chairs to shape the alumni network’s agenda
  • Setting up and maintaining effective communication channels with all of Hatua Likoni’s alumni.
  • Assist in bringing on board relevant partnerships to grow the alumni network.
    General Program Management
  • Tracking alumni related programs and successes, and ensuring regular reporting.
  • Regularly update the full list of Alumni with job and income data.
  • Continuous
    iteration on our methodologies, finding innovative ways to provide more and better value to our students and partners.
  • Managing and maintaining our databases e.g. alumni placement database.
  • Overall program quality control inclusive of maintaining a minimum standard across all professional industry groups.

    Who we are looking for

  • You are highly passionate about advancing the social sector and you have a strong interest in youth empowerment and education
  • You possess strong coaching or training skills and have helped individuals succeed in challenging situations
  • You are experienced in providing career guidance, and ground your advice in a strong understanding of the challenges facing entry level job seekers when identifying, preparing for and submitting job applications.
  • You are excited by the thought of supporting and guiding young people towards great careers.
  • You are comfortable networking with professionals and HR departments in different industries and possibly have an existing network across the country.
  • You have strong project management skill and mindset and proven ability to organize your own workload with diverse priorities.
  • You have at least three to five years of total work experience, at least some of which in either HR or marketing with clear results relevant to this role.
  • You are confident, persuasive and able to pitch the value of our students to potential employers.
  • You know how to evaluate the quality and quantity of your work and communicate well in reports.
  • You develop creative strategies to deliver results with minimal resources.
  • You are tech savvy and easily navigate spreadsheets, documents, slides, etc as part of your work
  • You have a Bachelor’s degree with strong academic results.

    Application Procedure

  • First, read this guide on how to submit your application and tips on our selection process:
  • Apply by filling out the application survey under this link:
  • You will be asked to upload your CV as part of the application form. Make sure it is in PDF format, no longer than 3 pages and relevant to this role.
  • Depending on the number of applications we receive, only shortlisted candidates may be contacted.
  • The selection process will include a personality test, case study and interviews.

    For more information and job application details, see; Career Outcomes and Alumni Coordinator Jobs in Likoni Mombasa

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