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Lake Region Development Programme a Child—focused development organization, intends to implement a 3 year “Strengthening the House of  Nanny 3 – Youth in Entrepreneurial and Livelihood Development Project in Rachuonyo North (Homa bay County) and Rongo (Migori County) through funding from ChildFund Deutschland.

We are seeking a suitable applicant to fill the following position:
Project Manager 1
Based in Rongo

Reporting to the Programme Coordinator and responsible to the Project Steering Committee for Strategic and technical aspects of the project and will be in charge of the day to day management of the project.
Key Responsibilities
·         Developing and coordinating implementation of specific work plans, budget and schedules as per the donor requirement.
·         Lead role in strengthening the capacities of the project team and mobilization of the targeted “in-school and out of school” Youth, senior community members and Government officers to participate in the project activities.
·         Provide leadership, mentorship and guidance to project staff to ensure that they are able to deliver specific mandate to ensure that the project goals are achieved
Qualifications
·         A minimum of Degree ¡n Social Science or related field with minimum 3 years’ experience in development work either with Government or Non-Government Organization.
·         Ability to coordinate and implement a complex project with multiple beneficiaries and stakeholders

·         Excellent analytical, communication and reporting writing skills
·         Familiarity with or having worked within the government youth empowerment programmes will be distinct advantage.


Field Officers
4 Positions
Based in Rongo & Kendu Bay
Reporting to the Project Manager.
Key Responsibilities
Field Officers will be responsible for:
·         Identifying, assessment and facilitating the recruitment processes for Youth entrepreneurs, senior community members and Government Officers to participate in the project activities.
·         Delivering entrepreneurs trainings and organizing additional growth trainings tailored to the needs of youth entrepreneurs based on needs identified during regular evaluation of youth business models.
·         Coordinate the collection and timely submission of data collected from Youth entrepreneurial activities, capacity building activities for Youth, Economic strengthening activities targeting selected senior community members and Government Officers involved in Youth livelihood initiatives in the project areas.
Requirements
·         A minimum of a Diploma, preferably in Entrepreneurship/Community Development work with at least three (3) years’ demonstrated experience in the community based projects particularly those targeting youth and other vulnerable Community members in implementing and training business skills / entrepreneurship / saving groups
·         Proven organizational, analytical, negotiating, communication (oral and written) and training skills
·         Knowledge of local language will be added advantage
How to Apply:
Candidates who satisfy the requirements stated above should forward their application letter together with their testimonials and CV listing three referees with their full contacts through email to jobs@lrdpkenya.org on or before 13th July 2018.
Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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