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Wednesday, February 22, 2017

AAH-I Training Officer Job in Narok, Kenya

Job Opening: Training Officer – Narok, Kenya
About Action Africa Help International: Action Africa Help International (AAH-I) is an African-led, regional organisation, working in Kenya, Somalia, South Sudan, Uganda, and Zambia with Board approval to expand to Ethiopia, Rwanda, Tanzania and Burundi.
It brings over 25 years’ experience working with communities in conflict and post-conflict situations, including refugees, internally displaced people, host communities and communities in urban slums.
AAH Kenya is in the process of implementing a project in Mara Division called the Mara Community Livelihood Improvement Project (MCLIP) which is a Three year project running from January 2017 to December 2019.
This project aims to improve the standard of living of the targeted population in Narok West sub County by supporting livelihoods enhancement through income generation, access to business services and empowerment of excluded community groups such as women and youth.
This in turn will lead to increased social capital, social cohesion, and greater community engagement, alongside increased access to and use of services and improved livelihoods.
Job Title: Training Officer
Grade: AH6
Department / Section: Mara Project
Reports to: Project Officer
Duty Station: AAH Kenya, Narok Office
Purpose of the Role: The staff will support all the training activities in the project.
He/ she will report to the Project Officer and closely with other members of the Mara project team.
The objectives of the Training Officer role are as follows:
  • Plan, implement and manage the training activities for the MCLIP project
  • Develop and maintain training budgets and training activity plans
  • Arranging internal and external matters of the training program for women in relation to entrepreneurship while keeping records of the training progress as per the project document.
Specific roles and responsibilities
  • Design training and development program based on training needs of community groups and individual learning programs
  • Monitor and review the progress of the trainees through questionnaires and Focus Group discussions
  • Work in a team to produce work plans that are satisfactory to all stakeholders
  • Responsible for coordination, implementation. Monitoring and Evaluation of education activities in collaboration with County adult education staff from Narok County.
  • Relate the training modules with the entrepreneurship activities and provide follow up and mentorship to the beneficiaries till they are able to apply skills in their businesses.
  • Provision of adequate and timely technical guidance, supervision, capacity building and management support for the Project team.
  • Compiling weekly and monthly training reports bringing attention of progress and discrepancies in implementation.
  • Any other program activity assigned.
Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree in education, Social science or any other relevant course.
  • Minimum of Three years in business training experience preferably in an NGO set up.
Key Skills and Competences
  • Strong facilitation skills including an ability to confidently and strongly engage community groups with limited formal education.
  • High work ethic and ability to work without close supervision
  • Computer literacy, fluency in English, Kiswahili. Fluency in local Masai language will be an added advantage.
  • Knowledge and experience in implementing different education methodologies with a bias for adult education is desired.
  • Able and willing to work in remote areas with poor communication and road network
  • Experience working with community women groups is an added advantage.
Application Instructions
Interested candidates should email application letter and CV (with 3 referees) addressed to recruitke@actionafricahelp.org to be received by 15th March, 2017.
The email Subject Line must show the job title of the position applied for.
AAH-I is an equal-opportunity employer.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
AAH-I does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process nor does it use recruitment agents.

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