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Equity Group Foundation Mentoring Manager Job in Kenya

Career Opportunities at Equity Group Foundation 

The Equity Group Foundation was established in 2006 in recognition of the need to scale up the existing corporate social responsibility (CSR) initiatives of the Equity Bank Group.

The Foundation acts as the institutional home for the Group’s social  initiatives and interventions. The Foundation’s aim is to catalyze the economic prosperity of the people of Africa by giving opportunities to the millions at the bottom of the pyramid to be incorporated into the modern economy by leveraging on the Equity Bank Group’s infrastructure.

Equity Group Foundation’s education pillar aims to create the next generation of social transformational leaders through providing access to scholarships and leadership development training. 

Through the Wings to Fly initiative, the Foundation provides students who are academically promising yet economically and socially disadvantaged access to secondary school education. 

The program recognizes that leaders are well-rounded individuals emerging from a multifaceted foundation where academic excellence is core. Character, social and leadership development are developmental traits fundamental for leadership development, traits developed throughout adolescence. 

The holistic mentoring
enshrined in the vision of the program will guide the scholar to discover the potential and talents they are endowed with and project them onto the path that will lead them to become the transformational leaders of tomorrow.

Mentoring Manager
The Position
Reporting to the General Manager, Education & leadership Development, the rote holder will work closely with the Education Program staff to strengthen the Wings to Fly (WTF) mentorship program. 

He/She will also provide leadership to a team of Mentoring Field Coordinators in the day to day running of the WTF mentorship program.
Key Responsibilities
• Develop a comprehensive mentoring program.
• Work with the Foundation team and Branch Champions to ensure effective mentoring visits are done.
• Recruit additional mentors and organize mentor training and induction.
• Support and help track mentors and mentees on the mentorship journey.
• Conduct mentoring visits according to the mentoring program.
• Ensure effective record management of the scholars.
• Analyze data and gaps in the program.
• Ensure proper liaison with the program stake holders including head teachers and teachers in partner schools and District Scholarship Selection Boards.
• Organize regional mentoring forums and leadership congresses.
• Prepare quarterly reports for program partners.
• Work with school counsellors to ensure that scholars psychosocial needs are identified and addressed.

Candidates Qualifications, Knowledge and experience
  • Bachelors degree or post graduate degree from a recognized university with the relevant qualification.
  • Over 5 years experience in the field of mentoring and coaching of youth.
  • Demonstrated capacity and passion for mentoring.
Desired Skills and Ability
  • Outstanding communication skills (both written and spoken).
  • Outstanding interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent report writing skills.
  • Flexibility to work anywhere and meet the demands of tight travel schedules.
  • Strong analytical skills.
  • Team player.
  • Target and result-oriented individual with ability to work under minimal supervision.
If you meet the above requirements, please submit your application with detailed Curriculum Vitae, current remuneration, e-mail address and daytime telephone contact to by 7th April 2013.
Only short listed candidates will be contacted.
Equity Group Foundation is an equal opportunity employer. 

We value the diversity of indivduals, ideas, perspectives, insights, values and what they bring to the workplace.

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