Overview

Program Officer-Entrepreneurship

To provide professional and operational management that address entrepreneurial gaps in Youths within the Young Women Christian Association Kenya (YWCA’s) system through Entrepreneurial knowledge & Skills acquisition, resource management and digital marketing skills with an aim of uplifting their livelihoods.
To provide an effective, efficient and quality Value-Chain service delivery.
Job Specification

Level of Education/Academic Qualification

Degree in in any livelihoods discipline, preferably related to entrepreneurship, Business Administration, social sciences, humanities or other livelihoods related discipline.
Specialized Training/Professional Qualifications

Entrepreneurship and Micro Enterprise Management/Small Business Management andKnowledge in Sales and Marketing with strong digital marketing skills will be an added advantage
Other Competencies/Abilities/Skills Required

Ability to coordinate field activities and proven competency in data collection and analysis
Creative thinking with proven record of using inventive local materials/limited resources to design and deliver
Skills in micro-enterprise management, group management, book keeping, micro-financing, value addition, planning and savings
High level of integrity, commitment and professional responsibility.
Excellent communication, organization and presentation skills.
Ability to deliver field-based projects that would match both national and international standards
Good report writing, analytical and problem solving skills.
Knowledge of market needs and trends both locally and internationally will be an added advantage
Relevant Job Experience

Two years’ experience with proven record
Terms and expression of Interest

MODE OF APPLICATION

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This position is contractual and interested candidates should send their application, CV, professional and academic certificates on PDF formatindicating Job Title, Expected Salary and Availability by close of business on 15th October 2021. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

About Young Women Christian Association

Vision An inclusive society where girls and young women actualize their potentials and live fulfilled lives. Mission Based on its Christian faith, The Association, a not-for-profit making and volunteer membership organization exists to develop the leadership and collective power of women and girls to achieve social and economic empowerment, human rights, health, security, dignity, freedom, justice, peace and sustainable environment for all humanity. Values The Association values shall be built on its history and foundation in Christian faith, worldwide solidarity, diversity, inclusiveness, mutual tolerance and mutual respect, integrity, and responsible accountability. Objectives To build a fellowship of women and girls devoted to the task of realizing those ideals of all aspects of human life; To support programmes that promotes sustainability and fulfilment of basic needs amongst women and girls; To assist and encourage women and girls to participate in projects and programmes aimed at raising their educational, social, health and economic standards, to enable them to effectively play their rightful role in the effort of Nation Building; To provide services such as hostels, community centres, nursery schools and Vocational Training Centres and any other service as per The Association’s mission; To develop partnerships and collaborate with organizations and institutions whose work and programmes wholly or partially support the objectives of The Association; and, To cooperate with other National YWCA’s in matters of common interest and to interpret the policies of YWCA and effectively participate in their programmes. - See more at: http://www.ywcakenya.org/about.php#sthash.VJmqVhe5.dpuf