Youth Volunteer Trainers for Village Savings and Loans (VSL) – Gatanga Constituency (3 positions)
  • Are you a youth living in Gatanga constituency?
  • Are you passionate about young people and actively involved in youth activities where you live through the local Youth Village Bunge?
  • Do you want to gain skills, tools and experience that can allow you to go into consultancy (self-employment), work with micro-finance and business development institutions or NGO’s involved in youth community savings programs?
Then this is the opportunity is for you!

EURECAD (based in Gatanga Constituency) with the support of Mercy Corps and through funding by USAID, is currently implementing the Yes Youth Can (YYC) Program in Central Province.

The program is designed to empower Kenya’s youth population through building the capacity of youth groups and organizations to engage with markets, governments and their immediate communities;

and to pursue their legitimate needs and interests more effectively in a way that builds positive inter-ethnic networks.

The program has an economic empowerment component which includes formation of Village Savings and Loans (VSL) groups for young people within Bunges.

We are looking for volunteer young women and men to be empowered as constituency-based VSL trainers to support this.

You will be helping youths in your constituency mobilize their own resources for domestic and business use as you develop your own competence in this field.

If your answer is yes to all the above questions and in addition you;
  • Are available – Trainer should be a resident of the Constituency they intend to work in, be available to deliver trainings and support saving groups in their constituency.
  • Have the right attitude – Trainers should enjoy working with youths and youth groups and play a supportive role as a model or mentor.
  • Have the reach – Trainers should have access to and feel comfortable working in environments and places where Bunges operate within their constituencies.
  • Are flexible – Youth are a diverse cohort and trainers should therefore be able to adapt their practice to meet various needs among different youth in the community.
  • Are committed – Trainers should demonstrate a commitment to youths, youth empowerment, YYC goals and objectives.
Other minimum qualifications include:
  • ‘O’ Level (KCSE) Certificate (Post-Secondary qualifications in business administration, economics and related specializations preferred though not necessary as a trainer as the successful candidates will be trained)
  • At least 1 year experience working with or functioning in chamas, investment groups or table-banking groups.
  • Membership with a local YYC Village Bunge.
  • Proven arithmetic, organizational and planning skills.
Send your application and CV in confidence before 5:00pm Thursday the 26th March 2012 to:

The Director,
EURECAD,
Email: limwaprogram@yahoo.com

Hand-delivered applications can be dropped off at the Mugumoini Chief’s Camp in Gatanga District.

Please state the constituency and title of the job position on the subject-line. Female youths are especially encouraged to apply.

We are looking for a team of dynamic and versatile writers with writing experience and able to efficiently and professionally write on any topic within a deadline.

The applicant must be able to deliver the required writing targets within the required period.

All applicants MUST be ready to work full time on freelance basis!

Requirements
  • Computer and reliable internet connection at home.
  • Self motivated, well disciplined and can work under minimal or no supervision
  • All Applicants MUST have top notch skills in written English/grammar
  • Must have experience in writing for both writers and Editors
  • MUST be computer and Internet literate
  • Excellent research skills
  • MUST be punctual and ready to work on full time basis but on FREELANCE
  • Be able to work on a stringent and demanding work schedule
  • SEO writing past experience is mandatory.
N/B

At this time we are not taking non-experienced writers. Only experienced writers are encouraged to apply.

At least 1 year of SEO and article writing. Also, we are not taking in Academic/Essay Writers. Only Article/SEO writers.

All experienced applicants MUST be able to deliver at least 10x500 words daily.

Apply only if you have the required experience.

Send applications to jobs@writingbay.com

Youth Volunteer Trainers for Village Savings and Loans (VSL) - Juja Constituency (6 positions)
  • Are you a youth living in Juja constituency?
  • Are you passionate about young people and actively involved in youth activities where you live through the local Youth Village Bunge?
  • Do you want to gain skills, tools and experience that can allow you to go into consultancy (self-employment), work with micro-finance and business development institutions or NGO’s involved in youth community savings programs?
Then this is the opportunity is for you!

FOCUS YIK (Youth Initiative Kenya) (based in Juja Constituency) with the support of Mercy Corps and through funding by USAID, is currently implementing the Yes Youth Can (YYC) Program in Central Province.

The program is designed to empower Kenya’s youth population through building the capacity of youth groups and organizations to engage with markets, governments and their immediate communities;

and to pursue their legitimate needs and interests more effectively in a way that builds positive inter-ethnic networks.

The program has an economic empowerment component which includes formation of Village Savings and Loans (VSL) groups for young people within Bunges.

We are looking for volunteer young women and men to be empowered as constituency-based VSL trainers to support this.

You will be helping youths in your constituency mobilize their own resources for domestic and business use as you develop your own competence in this field.

If your answer is yes to all the above questions and in addition you;
  • Are available – Trainer should be a resident of the Constituency they intend to work in, be available to deliver trainings and support saving groups in their constituency.
  • Have the right attitude – Trainers should enjoy working with youths and youth groups and play a supportive role as a model or mentor.
  • Have the reach – Trainers should have access to and feel comfortable working in environments and places where Bunges operate within their constituencies.
  • Are flexible – Youth are a diverse cohort and trainers should therefore be able to adapt their practice to meet various needs among different youth in the community.
  • Are committed – Trainers should demonstrate a commitment to youths, youth empowerment, YYC goals and objectives.
Other minimum qualifications include:
  • ‘O’ Level (KCSE) Certificate (Post-Secondary qualifications in business administration, economics and related specializations preferred though not necessary as a trainer as the successful candidates will be trained)
  • At least 1 year experience working with or functioning in chamas, investment groups or table-banking groups.
  • Membership with a local YYC Village Bunge.
  • Proven arithmetic, organizational and planning skills.
Send your application and CV in confidence before 5:00pm Thursday the 26th March 2012 to:

The Director,
Email: focusyik@yahoo.com

Hand-delivered applications can be dropped off at our offices at FOCUS located at

Focus Resource Centre,
Along Ruiru Kiambu Road,
2 KM From Ruiru Town,
At Herushade Building

Please state the constituency and title of the job position on the subject-line. Female youths are especially encouraged to apply.

Human Resource Manager

Job Purpose


To provide effective management of the human resources function in a company with an expanding foothold in the region.

Key responsibilities
  • Review and implement human resource policies, procedures and guidelines designed to achieve Company’s strategy.
  • Allocate human resources, ensuring appropriate matches between personnel.
  • Assess training needs and develop training and development programmes aimed at building staff capacity to achieve desired performance levels.
  • Conduct new staff induction programs.
  • Administer benefits and performance management systems aimed at increasing productivity in the Company.
  • Advise management on organizational policy matters like equal employment opportunity, sexual harassment and recommend changes.
  • Maintain records and compile statistical reports concerning personnel related data such as hires, transfers, performance appraisals, etc.
  • Develop and manage staff welfare schemes such as medical, insurance etc.
  • Study legislation, arbitration decisions and collective bargaining contracts to assess industry trends.
  • Review the policies, procedures and guidelines to ensure compliance with labour laws.
  • Ensure compliance with statutory safety, health and environmental standards in the work place.
  • Represent the company in major HR forums.
  • Carry out any other duties as may be assigned from time to time by the management.
Required Knowledge and Experience

The ideal candidate should have:
  • MBA in Human Resources
  • A minimum of 6 years experience in a HR generalist role in a medium sized company, preferably a multinational
  • Exposure to Francophone countries would be an advantage with French language an added plus
  • Proactive, pleasing personality, good communication skills, tenacity, ability to manage remote teams, persuasiveness.
  • Should be well versed with MS office
  • The position would have no reportees
  • The position is based in Nairobi
The starting salary for this position is Kshs 170,000 per month in addition to other benefits.

Application Process

Interested candidates are requested to submit their applications on e-mail, together with the latest copy of CV, day time telephone number and Monday 26th March 2012.

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