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Capacity Building Coordinator Job in Nairobi Kenya - NGO

Job Title: Capacity Building Coordinator
Supervisor: Project Director
Duty Station: Nairobi

About the Organization: CAP Youth Empowerment Institute Kenya, supported by MasterCard Foundation, is established to provide Basic Employability Skills Training (BEST) for disadvantaged youth with particular focus on women to get equitable, qualitative learning and access to promising labour market oriented opportunities, savings and credit that support their pathways to safe and positive futures.

The key purpose of the organization is to assist 10,000 disadvantaged youth to make informed choices, develop labour-market oriented employability skills and access job placements, savings and enterprise development support. 
Purpose of the Role: The Capacity Building Coordinator is expected to train TVETS and Youth polytechnics on the BEST model so that they can adopt it.

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Compile and submit training and progress reports as and when required.
  • Work closely with Youth Polytechnics and TVETS to ensure adequate capacity is built in various areas of the model.
  • Support TVETS and Youth Polytechnics in the implementation of the model.
  • Develop consistent capacity-building approaches and tools to support TVETS and Youth Polytechnics in the replication of the model.
  • Develop training materials and other Capacity Building resources to support the capacity building initiatives.
  • Coordinate the design or review of existing capacity building assessment tools.
  • Plan, coordinate and facilitate the implementation of capacity building assessments to Youth Polytechnics and TVETS.
  • Network with local leaders, TVETS and Youth Polytechnics to build their capacity in support of replication of BEST model.
  • Delivering training to Youth Polytechnics and TVETS.
  • Ensure effective coordination of all capacity building activities with Head Office.
  • Coordinate the preparation and submission of capacity building reports.
  • Contribute and coordinate the capacity building’s annual, monthly and weekly planning.
  • Refine, implement and update regularly all necessary programme tracking and programme management tools.
  • In collaboration with the Documentation Specialist, document success stories and lessons.
  • Source and liaise when necessary with external resources persons to co-facilitate training
Qualifications, Experience and Competencies
  • Bachelor’s Degree in social work/sociology/community development.
  • 3-5 year experience in capacity building in an NGO or a development agency.
  • Experience in developing learning materials and delivering training course and other capacity building initiatives.
  • Formal certification in a relevant vocation and/or teaching/training certification (desirable)
  • Strong  Coordination,  Facilitation,  Presentation,  Influencing  & Training Skills
  • Proven ability to work effectively with diverse groups.
  • Experience working with local communities.
  • Knowledge of and experience using participatory training methods and Training of Trainers (TOT)
  • Good interpersonal, communication and presentation skills.
  • Strong report writing and networking skills.
How to Apply

This position is on full time basis. 

To express interest in this opportunity, send your CV and cover letter to

 30th December 2014

Cover letter should be pasted on the body of the email and not as an attachment.  

Applicants are required to quote their current and expected salary. 

Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

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