Lead the implementation of all project activities and ensure VIVA activities are effectively implemented and in accordance with project standard documents, work plans and budgets.
Ensure that procedures for financial requisition, accounting and reporting are effectively fulfilled by all implementing partners and other collaborators.
Supervise, oversee and support the implementation of the DSW’s Youth empowerment approach, of working with Youth Empowerment Centres (YEC), youth clubs and/or partners and advise them as appropriate e.g. in terms of management, implementation and mobilisation.
Build and strengthen strategic networks and linkages with key actors including decision makers, existing advocacy networks within the project areas and link these efforts with County level actions.
Jointly with the Project lead-VIVA, participate in the preparation and execution of VIVA project plans & budgets.
In close collaboration with Youth Officers from MoICTIYA support the identification of capacity training needs, development and execution of training modules and coordinate the Youth Empowerment activities.
Participate in stakeholder meetings and undertake periodic project reviews and reflections.
Undertake regular visits to project areas to backstop challenges and ensure project implementation is on course.
Strengthen the use of sports as a medium to mobilise young people for behaviour change.
Maintain positive relations with government agencies, civil society, multilateral and bilateral partners in the areas of operation.
Create strategic linkages of Youth Empowerment Centres with local community, decision-makers, health facilities, micro-finance institutes, and other CSOs.
Lead the preparation of quality and timely project reports in accordance with the project document.
Ensure effective collaboration and coordination of key project partners, including YECs, service providers and Government officials at county levels for attainment of project results.
Support the resource mobilisation efforts to ensure continued resourcing of DSW Programmes.
Lead the documentation of lessons and actions to profile project outcomes.
Any other duties assigned by the supervisor.
Requirements and Experience
Bachelors’ Degree in Social Sciences or related field.
Relevant training in Project Management, participatory methodologies and related fields an added advantage.
Good understanding of youth and women empowerment and Reproductive health issues.
Good networking and capacity building skills, good oral and written communication skills.
Must have prior working experience of not less than 3 years in an NGO setting.
Ability to work with and understand the youth while maintaining professionalism is key.
Ability to work independently and within a team.
Proficiency in Micro Soft Office.
High level of personal integrity.
How To Apply
If you are up to the challenge, possess the necessary qualification and experience; kindly send your CV only quoting the job title on the email subject to v[email protected] or [email protected]