Program Assistant at Build Africa

Category
Non Profit
Location
Machakos (Eastern), Kenya
Hours per week
As Needed: < 10
Gender
Indiferente
Candidate
_Program Assistant at Build Africa in Machakos - Kenya Jobs, Careers and Vacancies_ Build Africa Kenya is a Non Governmental Organization that works exclusively in rural areas of Kenya to help young people escape poverty by supporting education and income generation activities. Our aim is to create sustainable models for increasing the incomes of the poor and better access to education and healthcare. We give young people (including parents and the community at large) the chance to save, work their way out of poverty and to increase the prosperity of their communities. We work with key stakeholders in Gilgil, Elementaita, Machakos and Mwala regions. With further programme expansion to Kwale and Kilifi scheduled for the near future, in implementing integrated programmes in Education, HIV/AIDS and reproductive health, livelihoods and skills development including income generation. Our vision is for every young person in Africa to fulfill their potential and to make a difference. As part of our ongoing effort to improve the quality of our program delivery, we are seeking talented and socially responsible individuals with exceptional skills, background, education and a passion for using investment and education as a tool to alleviate poverty in rural communities for the positions below: *PROGRAM ASSISTANT* The Program Assistant reports to the program coordinator (EQUIP) and provides support both to the EQUIP and livelihoods programs. The post holder is responsible for high quality program activity implementation that entails community mobilization, training, community partnership liaison, data capture and reporting. The post holder will be expected to continually observe the day-to-day effectiveness of programme delivery, noting and reporting any areas where improvements are possible. This position will be based in Machakos County and is expected to provide program support for Kalama, Machakos district. *Key Responsibilities* * Implement core program and cross cutting activities as per the work plan * Manage and keep vibrant partnerships with the community * Identify project beneficiaries and as needed, and collect evidence of program impact from the beneficiaries * Collect and enter into MIS relevant program data, including KPIs * Make continual informal observations of BAK’s program delivery, noting and reporting any potential problems, notable successes and suggestions for improvements * Provide high quality photographs and Video clips for use in fundraising * Prepare detailed monthly project activity reports *Person Specifications and Competencies* * The right candidate will have a minimum of a relevant first degree from a recognized university with at least a year of demonstrated experience implementing development projects, preferably with a local NGO and should have experience of directly working with communities. * S/he must be fluent in Kikamba and be proactive * S/he should be aware of Child Protection issues and be a person of high integrity that will model Build Africa’s core values. * Besides willing to work under hard conditions in the rural areas, the right candidate should be able to ride a motorcycle, and be creative and innovative. If you meet the above requirements and consider yourself up to the challenge, please send /email your application and a copy of your CV with daytime contact numbers, details of 3 referees and an indication of your salary expectations so as to reach the following on or before 19 April 2013 The Country Director, Build Africa Kenya P.O Box 10604, 00100 GPO, Nairobi. Email: hr@build-africakenya.org
Description
_Program Assistant at Build Africa in Machakos - Kenya Jobs, Careers and Vacancies_ Build Africa Kenya is a Non Governmental Organization that works exclusively in rural areas of Kenya to help young people escape poverty by supporting education and income generation activities. Our aim is to create sustainable models for increasing the incomes of the poor and better access to education and healthcare. We give young people (including parents and the community at large) the chance to save, work their way out of poverty and to increase the prosperity of their communities. We work with key stakeholders in Gilgil, Elementaita, Machakos and Mwala regions. With further programme expansion to Kwale and Kilifi scheduled for the near future, in implementing integrated programmes in Education, HIV/AIDS and reproductive health, livelihoods and skills development including income generation. Our vision is for every young person in Africa to fulfill their potential and to make a difference. As part of our ongoing effort to improve the
quality of our program delivery, we are seeking talented and socially responsible individuals with exceptional skills, background, education and a passion for using investment and education as a tool to alleviate poverty in rural communities for the positions below: *PROGRAM ASSISTANT* The Program Assistant reports to the program coordinator (EQUIP) and provides support both to the EQUIP and livelihoods programs. The post holder is responsible for high quality program activity implementation that entails community mobilization, training, community partnership liaison, data capture and reporting. The post holder will be expected to continually observe the day-to-day effectiveness of programme delivery, noting and reporting any areas where improvements are possible. This position will be based in Machakos County and is expected to provide program support for Kalama, Machakos district. *Key Responsibilities* * Implement core program and cross cutting activities as per the work plan * Manage and keep vibrant partnerships with the community * Identify project beneficiaries and as needed, and collect evidence of program impact from the beneficiaries * Collect and enter into MIS relevant program data, including KPIs * Make continual informal observations of BAK’s program delivery, noting and reporting any potential problems, notable successes and suggestions for improvements * Provide high quality photographs and Video clips for use in fundraising * Prepare detailed monthly project activity reports *Person Specifications and Competencies* * The right candidate will have a minimum of a relevant first degree from a recognized university with at least a year of demonstrated experience implementing development projects, preferably with a local NGO and should have experience of directly working with communities. * S/he must be fluent in Kikamba and be proactive * S/he should be aware of Child Protection issues and be a person of high integrity that will model Build Africa’s core values. * Besides willing to work under hard conditions in the rural areas, the right candidate should be able to ride a motorcycle, and be creative and innovative. If you meet the above requirements and consider yourself up to the challenge, please send /email your application and a copy of your CV with daytime contact numbers, details of 3 referees and an indication of your salary expectations so as to reach the following on or before 19 April 2013 The Country Director, Build Africa Kenya P.O Box 10604, 00100 GPO, Nairobi. Email: hr@build-africakenya.org
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Start date
As soon as possible
Contact
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Country
Kenya
City
Machakos (Eastern)
Candidate
_Program Assistant at Build Africa in Machakos - Kenya Jobs, Careers and Vacancies_ Build Africa Kenya is a Non Governmental Organization that works exclusively in rural areas of Kenya to help young people escape poverty by supporting education and income generation activities. Our aim is to create sustainable models for increasing the incomes of the poor and better access to education and healthcare. We give young people (including parents and the community at large) the chance to save, work their way out of poverty and to increase the prosperity of their communities. We work with key stakeholders in Gilgil, Elementaita, Machakos and Mwala regions. With further programme expansion to Kwale and Kilifi scheduled for the near future, in implementing integrated programmes in Education, HIV/AIDS and reproductive health, livelihoods and skills development including income generation. Our vision is for every young person in Africa to fulfill their potential and to make a difference. As part of our ongoing effort to improve the quality of our program delivery, we are seeking talented and socially responsible individuals with exceptional skills, background, education and a passion for using investment and education as a tool to alleviate poverty in rural communities for the positions below: *PROGRAM ASSISTANT* The Program Assistant reports to the program coordinator (EQUIP) and provides support both to the EQUIP and livelihoods programs. The post holder is responsible for high quality program activity implementation that entails community mobilization, training, community partnership liaison, data capture and reporting. The post holder will be expected to continually observe the day-to-day effectiveness of programme delivery, noting and reporting any areas where improvements are possible. This position will be based in Machakos County and is expected to provide program support for Kalama, Machakos district. *Key Responsibilities* * Implement core program and cross cutting activities as per the work plan * Manage and keep vibrant partnerships with the community * Identify project beneficiaries and as needed, and collect evidence of program impact from the beneficiaries * Collect and enter into MIS relevant program data, including KPIs * Make continual informal observations of BAK’s program delivery, noting and reporting any potential problems, notable successes and suggestions for improvements * Provide high quality photographs and Video clips for use in fundraising * Prepare detailed monthly project activity reports *Person Specifications and Competencies* * The right candidate will have a minimum of a relevant first degree from a recognized university with at least a year of demonstrated experience implementing development projects, preferably with a local NGO and should have experience of directly working with communities. * S/he must be fluent in Kikamba and be proactive * S/he should be aware of Child Protection issues and be a person of high integrity that will model Build Africa’s core values. * Besides willing to work under hard conditions in the rural areas, the right candidate should be able to ride a motorcycle, and be creative and innovative. If you meet the above requirements and consider yourself up to the challenge, please send /email your application and a copy of your CV with daytime contact numbers, details of 3 referees and an indication of your salary expectations so as to reach the following on or before 19 April 2013 The Country Director, Build Africa Kenya P.O Box 10604, 00100 GPO, Nairobi. Email: hr@build-africakenya.org
Company
Build Africa

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