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Program Manager Job in Nairobi Kenya (200K)

Job Title: Program Manager - Youth Empowerment
Location: Nairobi with frequent travels
Salary: 150K - 200K
Our client is an NGO that offers customized training to help youth integrate easily into the employment market and entrepreneurship. 

They seek to hire a Program Manager who will be responsible for providing ideas for business development and enhancement and growth of the entrepreneurship component.

Key Responsibilities
  • Lead the enhancement and growth of the organizations programs
  • Develop collaboration and networking with other organizations and corporate to enhance the livelihood benefits of entrepreneurship for youth
  • Develop and mentor micro businesses and track their progress and impact
  • Research models for entrepreneurship programs, lead integration of best practices to further grow the businesses
  • Provide market linkages to enable youth to successfully set up and grow businesses
  • Promote the entrepreneurship program through traditional and social media outlets
  • Review the entrepreneurship curriculum and processes and develop a network of stakeholders to serve as support and practical training platforms.
  • Design, implement and organize events and activities to support growth of the programs
  • Provide regular reports on the programs progress
  • Training, coaching and supporting the team of staff so as to deliver on programs.
Required Skills and Qualifications
  • A post graduate degree or diploma in a relevant field, with a first degree in social sciences
  • A minimum of 5 years experience in designing and implementing community development programs
  • Demonstrate leadership skills and ability to work with marginalized youth
  • Ability to mentor, coach or train individuals in business concepts, leadership etc.
  • A solid foundation in the fundamentals of entrepreneurship. Working with start-up businesses or academic training in business methods will be an asset
  • Ability to build partnerships and work in teams
  • Experience in skills training or workshop facilitation
  • Excellent communication skills both oral and written
How to Apply
Please send your CV only quoting the job title on the email subject (Program Manager - Youth Empowerment) to before Wednesday 14th September 2016.

Kindly indicate current/last salary on your CV

N.B: We do not charge any fee for receiving your CV or for interviewing. 

Only applicants meeting the strict criteria outlined above will be contacted as part of the short listing process.

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