VSO Life Skills Lead Training Consultant Jobs in Nairobi - Kenya

VSO Life Skills Lead Training Consultant Jobs in Nairobi - Kenya

VSO is the world’s leading international development organisation that works through volunteers to fight poverty.

Working in 24 countries around the world, our unique role in international development is to place committed volunteers with carefully selected organisations where their skills can have the greatest impact.

Our extraordinary volunteers live and work in some of the world’s poorest communities. Sharing their unique skills and experience to generate new ideas and new ways of doing things, helping the communities they work in lift themselves out of poverty.

We’re not about delivering quick fixes, but instead we focus on long-lasting, sustainable change, that will impact generations to come. Join us and help us work towards our vision of a world without poverty.

Role overview

The key objective of this assignment is to support in the development of the life skills and induct ToT’s who will then cascade the training to the girls to the benefit of the identified 5000 marginalized and vulnerable out of school girls, 30% of whom will be girls with disability in Garissa, Kilifi, Isioo,Migori and Kisumu.

The category of the Out of School girls targeted by the project will include among others the following: The delivery of the training will be cognizant of the vulnerabilities of the target group including the needs of the girls with disability, young mothers and their children.

Skills, qualifications and experience

The successful individual should have the following experience and competencies:

  • Expert knowledge of Human Rights Based Approaches, legal framework, health and the law; Displays cultural, gender, religion and age sensitivity and Adaptability;
  • Advanced University degree in the Social Sciences; with a
    Minimum of 7 years of relevant experience is required.
  • Verifiable expertise and experience in designing and delivering Life Skills Training
  • Desirable – Experience in implementing Girls’ Empowerment projects
  • Desirable: fluency in Kiswahili

    Competencies and Behaviour
  • At VSO we believe progress is only possible by working together. Whether you want to join us as an employee, or as a volunteer working in your own country, overseas or online, our selection process includes an assessment based on these core competencies:
  • Ability to be open minded and respectful
  • Ability to be resilient and adaptive to new situations
  • Ability to facilitate positive change and build sustainable working relationships
  • Ability to seek and share knowledge

    Equal Opportunities
  • VSO promotes equal opportunities and values a diverse workforce.
  • VSO reserves the right to close this job early if we receive a sufficient number of applications.

    How to Apply
  • Interested and qualified candidates should apply online by 1st May 2019
  • If you’re interested in applying for this role, please download the job description for more information.
  • To submit your application, click on ‘Make an application’ and complete all relevant fields on the online application form.
  • For more information and job application details, see; VSO Life Skills Lead Training Consultant Jobs in Nairobi - Kenya

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