SNV Technical Expert Jobs in Kenya

SNV Technical Expert Jobs in Kenya


Job Description

  • Reporting to the Team Leader, the Technical expert will work full time contributing to ensure completion of project activities, especially on developing and implementing models for youth employability skills development, business coaching to self-employed youth and new youth-led micro-enterprises as well as contributing to results-based monitoring and reporting.

    Responsibilities and Tasks

  • Implementation of programme strategy in supporting agricultural enterprises and Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) in line with set performance indicators to implement employment-promoting practices (expansion, diversification, intensification of business activities).

  • Support to youth-inclusive business models in combination with market-based employability skills training and business coaching of aspiring youth in agricultural value chains.

  • Support the identification of demands for inputs, services and markets by youth start-ups, youth-inclusive MSMEs, and small holders/cooperatives.

  • Support the identification of business models for demanded, production-related inputs and services and for improved access to markets.

  • Work with agricultural enterprises, start-ups, small holders and farming schemes for improved access to markets for youth with improved employability skills and business ambitions.

  • Provide input to development of training materials for input and service providers, small holders, and cooperatives.

  • Support creation of linkage to existing advisory and qualification structures, especially in the non-formal Agriculture Technical
    Vocational Education and Training (ATVET).

  • Overseeing and guiding programme activities on the ground.

  • Provide data and information to reporting of programme activities according to GIZ requirements.

  • Provide data and information to results-based monitoring of anticipated impacts of activities.

    Qualifications

  • University qualification in agriculture, agribusiness, or related fields; A Master’s degree will be an added advantage;

  • Very good business language skills in English and Swahili;

  • General professional experience in Agricultural Value Chain Development, Agricultural production;

  • Specific professional experience in services around agriculture (e.g. mechanisation, input sector), business promotion, agricultural markets;

  • 5 years of work experience in Kenya;

  • 3 years of experience in Developing Cooperation projects;

  • 2 years of work experience in the private sector.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; SNV Technical Expert Jobs in Kenya


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