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Youth Entrepreneurship Coordinator Job in Kenya

Vacancy: Youth Entrepreneurship Coordinator
 
Job Responsibilities
  • Lead the enhancement and growth of entrepreneurship components of all the organizations youth employability programs
  • Training, coaching and support for the entrepreneurship team and other  staff in order to grow the entrepreneurship program
  • Work with the Programs Director and the senior team to further develop the core components of Entrepreneurship Program; 
  • Promote the Youth Entrepreneurship Program through traditional and social media outlets,
  • Develop financial linkages with banks and  local institutions
  • Develop collaboration and networking with other organizations and corporates to enhance the livelihood benefits of entrepreneurship for youth.
  • Develop  and mentor youth micro businesses and track their progress and impact 
  • Ensure maintenance of up-to-date database for youth alumni and partners engaged in the entrepreneurship pathway
  • Design and implement new initiatives to further grow the business/livelihoods pathway of the program
  •  Research models for youth entrepreneurial support programs and lead the integration of best practices to improve the program and benefit more youth
  • Setting outcomes for entrepreneurship within the program and working with facilitators, partners and youth to ensure they are met 
  • Review of entrepreneurship curriculum and processes and development of a network of SME labs, youth business clusters, mentor and alumni teams to serve as support and practical training platforms
  • Provide ideas for business development and market linkages to enable youth to successfully set up and grow businesses
  • Providing regular reports on the programs progress
  • Design and implement alumni and youth and partners events and activities to support growth of the entrepreneurship programs 
  • Coordinating and/or recruiting volunteers and partners needed to deliver the programs
  • Establish and develop documenting processes and  implementation strategies for the Entrepreneurship portfolio
  • Others as may agreed with Supervisor
Required skills and experience
  • A minimum of 5 years of experience in designing and implementing community development programs
  • A proven ability to work with marginalized youth
  • Demonstrated people leadership skills
  • A solid foundation in the fundamentals of entrepreneurship
  • A post-graduate degree or a combination of relevant experiences and related education
  • A proven ability to mentor, coach or train individuals in business concepts, leadership etc
  • Experience in skills training or workshop facilitation
  • The ability to build partnerships and deliver collaborative programming
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written
  • Personal commitment to the values and mission
  • Experience in starting a small business, working within a start-up business or academic training in business methods would be a strong asset.
  • Monitoring and Evaluation skills
  • Competency in Entrepreneurship curriculum development.
  • Excellent documentation skills.
Qualified candidates to send their cvs and cover letters to hra@cdl.co.ke on or before 4th October stating your current and expected salary

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