Village Enterprise Kuza Jamii County Lead, Tana River Jobs in Kenya

Village Enterprise Kuza Jamii County Lead, Tana River Jobs in Kenya

Program Implementation

  • Provide overall managerial leadership for the project at the county level, ensuring teams follow work plans so activities are on time, target and within the approved budget, and project deliverables achieve desired impact

  • Collaborate with project partners in implementing the Kuza Jamii Kenya Customer journey.

  • Establish strong working relationships with the field staff to maintain high levels of motivation and facilitate the completion of program tasks in a timely manner

  • Provide timely updates to supervisor on progress and issues, identifying risks and proposing solutions for action and early resolution

  • Attend all project meetings as well as facilitate planning meetings and workshops with government, NGOs, private sector and community partners to revise plans and promote partner acceptance/buy-in

  • Regularly visit field sites to assess progress of activities and provide formal and informal feedback

  • Document challenges and success of each program activity (targeting, training, Business Savings Groups (BSG) business grant disbursements, business and BSG mentoring,).

  • Provide support to Program Manager in running refresher workshops at beginning of every cycle.

    Stakeholder Management

  • Serve as a liaison with and build effective working relationships with Project Partners, Tana River County Government, local partners, communities and other relevant stakeholders.

  • Develop partnerships in the humanitarian community at local level and coordinate with authorities at County Government levels.

  • Promote sustainability of project activities with effective networking, linkages to other programmers, capacity building of key project staff, and strengthening community-based organizations and mechanisms

    Gender Inclusion

  • Ensure that gender issues are integrated and mainstreamed across the program, including project design, implementation and monitoring, and operations, as well as in staff training materials, policies and procedures.

  • Conduct gender analyses and research on youth’s norms and constraints in project locations.

  • Support development of gender monitoring and evaluation indicators for the project.

  • Contribute in the development of appropriate gender resources and tools for project staff. For the business owners/groups and the private sector and help the BOs exploit such.

  • Support linkage relevant technologies/extension services that improve productivity and value addition

    Best Practices

  • Document challenges, key learnings and best practices generated from the project

  • Take lead in sharing and promoting best practices across the field team

  • Work closely with the Northern Kenya counterparts in disseminating these best practices across both countries


  • Safeguarding is everyone's responsibility at VE, and it begins with me

  • Continuously sensitize program participants on safeguarding.

  • Ensure compliance with VE’s safeguarding policies

  • Report any incident of safeguarding in program operations for appropriate action/follow up.

  • Create and sustain a work environment of mutual respect where team members strive to achieve excellence

    Education and Qualifications

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Social Sciences, Community Development, Agriculture, Small Enterprise Management or any other relevant education background.

  • A minimum of 2 years of relevant professional experience in multi-sectoral programs, planning and implementing programs

  • Knowledge of Tana River County, especially political economy, agricultural and environmental sectors

  • Knowledge of current approaches to gender equality, disability inclusion and broader inclusion programming in complex transformational development environments

  • A proactive work ethic with a demonstrated interest in the vision and mission of Village Enterprise

  • Excellent management and organization skills, communication skills, report writing skills, relationship building skills along with keen attention to details

  • Demonstrated ability to successfully manage a complex plan with quick-moving parts

  • Experience supervising data collection, teams of field workers, survey design and implementation, and data management is required

  • Understanding of nutrition-centered interventions and economic concepts is desirable

  • Cultural sensitivity and demonstrated ability to work successfully with diverse communities required

    How to Apply

    For more information and job application details, see; Village Enterprise Kuza Jamii County Lead, Tana River Jobs in Kenya

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