Kenya: Technical and Vocational Skills Training Officer

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Organization: I Choose Life – Africa
Country: Kenya
Closing date: 18 Dec 2017

Position: Technical and Vocational Skills Training Officer
Reporting to: The Project Manager
Location: Laikipia
Job Purpose: Oversee technical and vocational skills implementation to increase the girls income, through training, value addition and skills development. This should serve to increase the life chances of marginalized girls in Meru, Mombasa and Laikipia counties by increasing performance, learning, transition through an integrated approach. In addition, support counties in the actualization of their county strategic plans aligned to Vision 2030.

Key responsibilities
Project Planning and design
a. Design Vocational training interventions responsive to context
b. Design or review training manuals to aid in delivery of the intervention
c. Develop project Vocational training work plans
d. Incorporate workable Vocational training model in new projects

Project implementation and training
a. Conduct quarterly skill assessments in the areas of intervention.
b. Participate in the development and review of training materials.
c. Coordinate the identification of TVET institutions in training the girls on technical skills i.e. dress making, knitting, soap making among others.
d. Develop a profiling toolkit that ensures the girls are matched with appropriate TVET institutions for proper skills development.
e. Liaise with the TVET institutions in identifying and placing the girls on appropriate job shadowing and internship platforms available to the girls.
f. Develop, review and evaluate the training programs while ensuring its competent based and improves digital literacy.
g. Forge partnerships within the project sites for the attainment of project goals.
h. Collaborate with partners in corporate mobilization and service delivery.
i. Engage trainers, and coaches to mentor and support the girls to excel in their jobs.

Project Monitoring& Evaluation
a. Compile reports (narrative and data) and submit them to the Project Officer (M&E) as per the set deadlines
b. Participate in the design, data collection and analysis of surveys and routine data
c. Ensure proper documentation and dissemination of lessons learnt.
d. Evaluation of all project interventions conducted.
e. Monitoring and reviewing the progress of trainees.

a. A Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Social Sciences preferably in Entrepreneurship, Economics, Marketing, Commerce, Education
b. Diploma in Project Management will be an added advantage

Knowledge and skills
a. Strong analytical and operational knowledge of TVET management;
b. Be an excellent facilitator and can create partnerships within the project area.
c. Understanding of TVET business procedures including: business legal and regulatory systems, financing, human resources, IT needs, operations and sales, and marketing, financing options
d. Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English, a keen eye for details, good presentation and interpersonal skills and excellent report writing skills.
e. People management skills as well as mentorship experience and capability.

Experience and Abilities
a. A minimum of five years training experience
b. Ability to work with a team, foster a team approach and incorporate capacity building activities into the program
c. Ability to analyze and utilize program development gaps for designing Programs.

How to apply:

How to apply: Please log on to and apply quoting your current and expected salary to reach us on or before Monday 18th December 2017.The subject line of your application should be ‘**Technical and Vocational Skills Training Officer '.**
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
I Choose Life Africa is an equal opportunity employer

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