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Equity Group Foundation Entrepreneurship Trainer Jobs in Kenya

The Equity Group Foundation was established in 2006. It is the institutional home for Equity Group’s social initiatives and interventions.

The Foundation’s aim is to catalyse the socio-economic prosperity of the people of Africa by giving opportunity to the millions at the bottom of the pyramid to be incorporated into the modern economy.

Having demonstrated scalability, impact and high return on investment, the Foundation has started attracting organisations and development partners who wish to do good to society without duplicating and/or investing in infrastructure. This is by leveraging on the Equity Group’s infrastructure.

The Foundation recognises the diverse nature of the socio-economic needs of the people of Africa and has identified six programme areas on which it lays its emphasis.

These are: Education and leadership development, agriculture, entrepreneurship, health, innovation and environmental sustainability. These programme areas support the Foundation in realising its vision and mission.

Vision: To champion the social and economic transformation of the people of Africa.

Mission: We champion the transformation of lives and livelihoods through development and implementation of innovative programmes that leverage existing infrastructure and link partners to the bottom of the pyramid.

The Foundation is implementing the Financial Education and Entrepreneurship program that has a holistic focus of creating a pathway to greater financial access (financial literacy training and access to savings and loans services) as well as providing financial advisory services to help develop, strengthen and grow women and youth microenterprises.

The Entrepreneurship Trainer will deliver training under the financial literacy and entrepreneurship programme to women and youth in Kenya.

The Position

Reporting to the Master Trainer, the role holder will be responsible for building the capacity of micro and small entrepreneurs through training in an assigned branch.

Candidate’s Qualifications, Knowledge and Experience
  • A diploma or university degree preferably in Education, Entrepreneurship or Business Management with a strong bias in financial and entrepreneurship support.
  • At least 2 years experience in training micro and small business owners.
  • Should have extensive experience in group lending methodologies.
  • Should have strong understanding of provision of financial services to micro and small enterprises.
  • Must be above 28 years of age
Key Responsibilities
  • Conduct and Manage the delivery of trainings in the branch as shall be assigned by the Master Trainers
  • Conduct training need assessment and submit reports to the Master Trainers
  • Develop individual learning/ Lessons plans
  • Monitoring and reviewing the progress of trainees through questionnaires and discussions with Master Trainers.
  • Ensuring that statutory training requirements are met
  • Evaluation of trainings conducted
  • Mobilize groups for training.
Desired Skills and Ability
  • Should have either written or participated in preparation of training curriculum and manual for micro and small enterprises.
  • Community mobilization skills
  • High degree of organization and initiative
  • Ability to communicate in the local language
  • Good knowledge of Microsoft Office
If you meet the above requirements, submit your application quoting the job you are applying for to the address below by 24th March 2011.

Please include detailed Curriculum Vitae, copies of the relevant certificates, testimonials, current pay and daytime telephone contact and email address. All applications should be in soft and through the email indicated below.

Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

Apply to:

General Manager- HR, Training & Development
Equity Bank Ltd
P.O Box 75104-00200

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