Koinonia Community Economic Strengthening and Empowerment Officer Jobs in Kenya

Koinonia Community Economic Strengthening and Empowerment Officer Jobs in Kenya

Job Description/Requirements

Koinonia Community is seeking to fill the position of an Economic Strengthening and empowerment officer as detailed below;

Job Tittle: Economic Strengthening and Empowerment Officer

Reporting line: Project manager

Slots available: 1

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • In charge of all matters relating to the day-to-day empowerment of beneficiaries

  • Promote team work in the facilitation of beneficiary activities with other members of staff and volunteers.

  • Conducts household socio economic assessment using the household vulnerability prioritization tool

  • Facilitate quality beneficiary sessions in line with their empowerment plans. Enhance the development of business plans with individual and groups of youth and families

  • Coordinate and plan with the other staff members on work schedules to assist families and youth at risk in order to improve their social and economic situations

  • Coordinate the establishment of empowerment initiatives. Prepare annual and monthly work plans as well as progressive and final annual reports

  • Prepare accounting records, inventory, asset register, periodic financial reports and budget for all the beneficiaries

  • Conduct needs assessments and case studies of beneficiaries in the project as well as updates their files and database.

  • Develop a marketing strategy and secure markets for each initiative. Plan and conduct meetings with the youth and families to monitor and evaluate progress.

  • Ensure effective communication, marketing and networking with other relevant stakeholders to improve the referral, production and sales from the empowerment initiatives.

  • Enhance project efficiency and effectiveness through implementation of follow-up activities with various stakeholders, including monitoring of Koinonia inputs, local conditions and resources

  • Facilitate beneficiary related training and orientation materials to promote establishment of income generating activities, knowledge building and sharing with other stakeholders.

  • Hold regular staff and community meetings to review progress, address emerging issues and plan for subsequent actions.

  • Continuously building and maintaining relevant and strategic
    partnerships and networks for projects information sharing and cross learning

  • Perform any other duties assigned by the Project Manager

    Minimum Requirements and experience

  • Diploma Business Administration, entrepreneurship, Social economic development, Financial Management or related field.

  • At least 3 years’ experience in Economic strengthening program

  • Strong interpersonal & training skills.

  • Ability to work autonomously or in a team with a high attention to detail.

  • Excellent work ethic, proactive, and flexible to work long hours when required.

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications, and general computer & technology literacy.

  • Due to the nature of the work, fluency in Swahili will be a strong advantage.

  • Strong interpersonal, cross-cultural and training /facilitation/mentoring skill.

  • Good understanding of M&E aspects of Social Economic Empowerment.

  • Experience in developing and implementing strategic plans with diverse teams.

    Terms of Employment:

  • 1 year Renewable Contract

  • Probation period for the first 3 Months

    How to Apply

    Interested candidates WHO FULLY MEET the above criteria should send their applications to Human Resources Manager (via E-mail- personnel@koinoniakenya.org with Subject. Economic Strengthening and Empowerment Officer , handwritten applications can be deposited at the reception of Shalom House, St. Daniel Comboni Rd, off Ngong’ road ) along with a detailed Curriculum Vitae, certificate of good conduct and copies of both academic and professional certificates stating their current position, three (3) professional referees, current and expected salary and their daytime contacts addressed to: Human Resource Manager

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