Kenya: Consultancy Services for Entrepreneurship and Financial Literacy Skills Development

Organization: Adeso
Country: Kenya
Closing date: 17 Jul 2018

TERMS OF REFERENCE: CONSULTANCY SERVICES FOR ENTREPRENEURSHIP AND FINANCIAL LITERACY SKILLS DEVELOPMENT

Organization: Adeso – African Development Solutions, www.adesoafrica.org

Project: DEPP – Disasters and Emergencies Preparedness Program

Position Type: Short-Term Consultancy

Study/Assessment Topic: Consultancy Services for Entrepreneurship and Financial Literacy Skills Development

Position Location: Nairobi, with travel to Garissa and Marsabit Labs

Duration: The Consultancy Period will be on Call Basis for Specific Dates of Training Schedules Based on the Counties Within the Period of up to 30th May 2019

Reporting To: Project Director – DEPP Lab

Working With: The Innovations Lead

Starting Date: Immediately

Application Deadline: 17th July, 2018

Vacancy Contact: Please send applications to consultancy@adesoafrica.org – Adeso will only respond to short-listed applicants.

ORGANIZATIONAL BACKGROUND

Adeso is an expanding and vibrant African based international development and humanitarian organization. At Adeso, we work with African communities who are yet to realize their full potential; working inside these communities to create environments in which Africans can thrive. Our belief that economic, social and environmental security is the bedrock of a healthy community drives the nature and intent of our programming. We work to prevent and overcome situations that adversely affect community well-being by: reinvigorating the economy, developing skills for life and work, providing humanitarian aid, and influencing policy.

For the past 20 years we have strengthened rural livelihoods through environmental awareness, training, technology transfer and innovative humanitarian projects in pursuit of a peaceful, self-reliant, and greener future.

Adeso is an exciting and dynamic organization experiencing managed rapid growth. It offers sound employment conditions with opportunities for personal growth and development.

PROJECT SUMMARY

Adeso is leading in the Implementation of the Disasters and Emergencies Preparedness Program (DEPP) Innovation Lab, a 22 months’ project under the AIM (Adeso, iHub MasterCard) Consortium. The objective of this program is to increase preparedness and resilience of disaster-prone communities in Garissa and Marsabit counties of Kenya by drawing on their deep knowledge of pastoralist.

The Consortium has formed Maarifa Kona community innovation labs in Garissa and Marsabit where rural communities are participating to find ideas, prototype and scale innovations for commercialization. It is from this background that a number of community innovators are engaged with the labs to refine and prototype their ideas.

BACKGROUND FOR CONSULTANCY

To inject business development and entrepreneurship skills for the Innovators, a number of capacity building programs have been underlined to help them manage financial resources through building their financial skills. Adeso therefore seeks to foster entrepreneurship and financial literacy skills among the innovators to solve challenges that hinder enterprise and innovation growth and to support the development and widespread application of new ideas, systems, and technologies.

OBJECTIVES OF THE CONSULTANCY

· To design basic training methodology in the areas of financial literacy and entrepreneurship skill development.

· To train a group of innovators of financial management and literacy skills.

· To design basic start-up curriculum guide for the innovators on financial literacy and entrepreneurship skills development.

METHODOLOGY

Entrepreneurship and financial literacy training program will offer basic training to community Innovators covering basic financial record keeping, marketing, costing, business planning and practical business skills. Training is followed by individualized business planning, mentoring and advisory services to support innovators in planning for their capital and best practices to solve problems specific to their innovations. These elements are further supplemented by peer learning, group mentoring, and the use of electronic media to share additional business tips, advice, and sector trends.

SCOPE OF WORK

The training will be undertaken in phases within the counties of Nairobi, Garissa and Marsabit on different occasions. This will be an incremental training that basically is meant to provide and build capacity of community Innovators.

CONSULTANCY PERIOD

The consultancy period will be based on call basis for specific dates of training schedules based on the counties within the period of up to 30th May 2019.

DELIVERABLES

· Basic financial/entrepreneurship skills curriculum in both hard and soft copies

· Training report demonstrating a participatory training approach and a list of post training actions for improving entrepreneurship and financial literacy.

QUALIFICATIONS

· Masters’ degree (or equivalent degree/experience) in Business Administration/Management, International/Rural Development, Economics, or a related field.

· Minimum seven (7) years of experience in Business and Entrepreneurship Development training and support.

· Experience in provision of policy advice and technical assistance on entrepreneurship, financial literacy on business goals.

· Experience in Facilitation/training skills/especially in adult learning methodologies.

· Knowledge and experience of community engagement;

· Demonstrated excellent training delivery analytical, writing and editing skills;

· Prior working experience with communities in Northern Kenya is desirable.

· Excellent written and spoken English and Swahili skills. Good presentation and communication skills.

COPYRIGHT AND INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS

In consideration of the fees paid, the Consultant expressly assigns to Adeso any copyright arising from the works the consultant produces while executing this contract. All images (whether used for online or print purposes) must however bear the consultant’s photo credit, as specified by international intellectual property rights. The consultant may not use, reproduce or otherwise disseminate or authorize others to use, reproduce or disseminate such works without prior consent from Adeso.

How to apply:

All applications should be sent to consultancy@adesoafrica.org by 17th July, 2018 with “**Consultancy Services for Entrepreneurship and Financial Literacy Skills Development”** on the subject line. The selection committee will review all applications as they arrive. All applicants must meet the minimum requirements described above, and those unable to meet these requirements will not be considered.

Each application package should include the following:

  • An application letter addressing the selection criteria including how the consultant’s previous experience matches the consultancy objectives as well as the interest for the position. It should also indicate the candidate’s availability and consultancy rates. The letter should be no longer than two pages;
  • A sample of recent work;
  • Updated CV including relevant work experience and qualifications;
  • Contact details of 2 references.

Applications not including all of the above information will not be reviewed. Adeso is an equal opportunity employer.

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Kenya: Finance & Administration Manager

Organization: Akili Dada
Country: Kenya
Closing date: 25 Jul 2018

Akili Dada is an international award-winning leadership incubator cultivating trans-formative leadership in a generation of young African women. Our leadership development model creates the foundation on which girls and young women ages 13-35 acquire the necessary skills to access key decision-making roles and leadership positions. We are seeking to fill the position of Finance & Administration Manager as detailed below;

Position: Finance & Administration Manager

Reports to: Executive Director

Location: Nairobi – In charge of all operations in Kenya

Your challenge

To manage funds, provide periodic reports and any other information to the donors, management and the board.

Your Responsibilities:

Financial management

· Prepare and process the allocation of indirect costs to project budgets in a consistent manner using the organization’s cost allocation method.

· Responsible for cash management and ensures that all financial regulations and policies are respected. You will support the Program Managers in preparing financial project reports.

· Contribute to the organizational Annual plan, with a specific task in preparing the corresponding annual budget and financial sections;

· Responsible for a timely monthly, quarterly & annual closure and prepares periodic financial reports for the Annual Plan.

· Provide on a regular basis solicited and unsolicited financial analysis with project budget vs actuals overviews to the senior Management Team

· Advise and supports actively the Executive Director and Program Managers in the development of budgets of funding proposals.

· Applying and monitoring financial compliance to internal and external (donor and government) rules and regulations.

· Facilitate and manage financial audits and responds to potential findings in audit reports.

Payroll

  • Responsible for a timely monthly payroll accounting in line with the national fiscal regulations and internal accounting policy.

General Ledger

· Manages Financial transactional activity, including; accounts payable, accounts receivable and payroll and ensures that all financial transactions and journal entries are recorded accurately in accordance with organization policies, GAAP and governmental regulations.

· Reviews key monthly account analyses; bank reconciliations

· Maintains structure and ensures maximization of accounting software.

· Ensures monthly closes are completed on a regular and timely basis

Donor Reporting & Fundraising

  • Prepare monthly, quarterly and annual reports to the donors, managerial staff and the board.
  • Designing budgets for fund applications

  • Reconcile financial activities and capture key data and processes in order to demonstrate the relationship between Akili Dada’s goals and resulting fundraising needs.

  • Manage all donations and grant funding using QuickBooks

  • Work hand in hand with fellow senior staff to ensure that budget requirements per donor are met and budget lines are maintained

Administration

  • Ensure smooth functioning of the Administration Function.
  • Asset management
  • Manage procurement of goods and services including: office supplies, transport services, office cleaning and Internet connectivity being the primary contact point with providers

Your profile

  • Fully support the vision and mission of Akili Dada
  • Bachelor’s degree but preferably master in Bachelor of Commerce – Finance or Accounting or a relevant field
  • Professional qualifications i.e. CPA- K
  • At least seven (7) years’ work experience in an Accounting or Finance position with accounting and budgeting responsibilities and at least three (3) to four (4) years in an NGO or similar field.
  • At least three (3) years of demonstrated experience in supervisory/management role, managing, mentoring, and building capacity of direct reports.
  • Proven experience in quick books or any other accounting software.
  • Excellent computer skills in all Microsoft office suite products (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.)
  • Highly organized and detail-oriented with strong analytical and problem-solving abilities; capability to handle sensitive and confidential information.

How to apply:

Send your applications to jobs@careermanagementcentre.com by 25th July, 2018. Indicate the position title in the email subject. Akili Dada is an equal opportunity Employer and does not discriminate applicants on any basis.

PS: WE DON’T CHARGE APPLICANTS ANY FEE AT ANY POINT OF THE RECRUITMENT PROCESS.

Kenya: Senior Compliance Officer

Organization: Adeso
Country: Kenya
Closing date: 25 Jul 2018

Vacancy Announcement: Senior Compliance Officer

Organization: Adeso: African Development Solutions, www.adesoafrica.org

Position Title: Senior Compliance Officer

Reporting To: The Executive Director

Working with: All Departments i.e. Finance, Human Resources, ICT, Programs, Communication & Advocacy, Operations (Logistics & Procurement); Program Directors and Country Directors

Duty Station: Nairobi, Kenya

Start Date: Immediately

ORGANIZATIONAL CONTEXT

Adeso is an expanding and vibrant African based international development and humanitarian organization. At Adeso, we work with African communities who are yet to realize their full potential; working inside these communities to create environments in which Africans can thrive. Our belief that economic, social and environmental security is the bedrock of a healthy community drives the nature and intent of our programming. We work to prevent and overcome situations that adversely affect community well-being by: reinvigorating the economy, developing skills for life and work, providing humanitarian aid, and influencing policy.

For the past 20 years we have strengthened rural livelihoods through environmental awareness, training, technology transfer and innovative humanitarian projects in pursuit of a peaceful, self-reliant, and greener future. Currently, Adeso has programs in Somalia, Kenya and South Sudan.

Adeso is an exciting and dynamic organization experiencing managed rapid growth. It offers sound employment conditions with opportunities for personal growth and development.

POSITION SUMMARY

The Senior Compliance Officer will report to the Executive Director by assessing, monitoring and addressing the status of internal controls and all compliance aspects in Adeso.

The post-holder will undertake real time risk analysis of Adeso operations with regards to adherence to internal controls and donor compliance and will provide targeted context-specific sensitization, prevention measures and guidance on minimizing all major risks. Key to this will be the compilation of an operational risk register with detailed action plans and continuous updates on risk rating and mitigation activities.

S/he will be responsible for providing efficient and effective management of the programme’s overall grant portfolio. S/he will be member of the country programme core Senior Management Team responsible for ensuring appropriate grant management, ensuring compliance with donor and internal organisational requirements and overseeing information management related to grant and programme implementation.

S/he will have authority to implement all necessary agreed actions to ensure achievement of the objectives of the compliance program. S/he will also make recommendations for the Senior Management Team to ensure on-going compliance.

POSITION PURPOSE

The purpose of this role is to work alongside the country and programme management teams and in close co-operation with the Finance, Procurement and Human Resources units to minimize operational risks in relation Adeso operations; specifically risks that arise from non- compliance with Adeso global policies and non-compliance with donor regulations

The Senior Compliance Officer will also perform on request investigations in relation to fraud, corruption and bribery and promote adherence to related policies.

SPECIFIC ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Donor compliance and Grant Management systems:

  1. Lead the preparation and implementation of the annual work plan of the Compliance and Oversight Unit to ensure work priorities and objectives, taking into account the most effective use of resources;

  2. Ensure full compliance with Adeso policies and procedures and minimum operating standards for grant management, Internal controls and work with implementing partners when required;

  3. Implement and manage Adeso processes for grant management, equitable cost recovery, grants close out and sub-grant management when required;

  4. Work with Budget Holders and Finance Team to monitor all grant budgets to ensure compliance with donor requirements; review budget realignment and grant request; and also monitor expenditures to ensure compliance with budgets;

  5. Organise and participate in grant opening, mid-term review and closure meetings and develop, with support of the Country Directors, a mechanism to hold Budget Holders accountable for deviations from the grant contracts;

  6. Act as a central point of organisational expertise on donor compliance requirements, ensuring that relevant staff of all departments are informed of donor requirements; work closely with all departments to ensure compliance. Provide technical support to assess donor eligibility/allow ability of planned expenditures and identify related compliance requirements;

  7. Verify that financial reports are coherent and adhere to donor and Adeso standards before submission;

  8. Develop models to detect unusual activity; Review processes templates and procedures, including those associated with monitoring and evaluation;

  9. Assess compliance to internal procedures, controls mechanisms of Adeso policies and procedures, donors requirements, and Government regulations, and ensure supporting documentation is exhaustive and consistent.

Risk Management

  1. Document, evaluate and test systems and controls to determine their adequacy and effectiveness towards:

(i) Compliance with rules and regulations,

(ii) Accomplishment of management’s objectives,

(iii) Reliability and integrity of information,

(iv) Efficient use of resources, and

(v) Safeguarding of assets.

  1. Monitor risks related to the achievement of Adeso financial and non-financial objectives and ensure the alignment of risk management framework with the internal control measures;

  2. Mitigate the risk of misuse of donor funds and ensure that an effective internal control mechanism is in place to prevent and detect fraud. Manage cases of reported, suspected, and occurred fraud across Adeso’s operations;

  3. Ensure accurate and timely preparation and submission of periodic reports on issues and any material weaknesses identified during the review period.

Internal Control Review:

  1. Coordinate the development, implementation and review of the organisational internal control strategy;

  2. Quarterly travel to Adeso field office to review the control in place and suggest any improvement if needed;

  3. Perform systems audit of Adeso offices and ensure that all supporting documents, proposals, contracts and amendments with donors follow the internal procedures;

  4. Disseminate donor and Adeso standards to relevant personnel at the beginning of the process;

  5. Ensure that a system is in place to analyse overhead and shared programme cost so that all aspects have been taken into account (checklist);

6. Submit monthly compliance report to his/her supervisor.

Training:

  1. Ensure Budget Holders, Finance Officers and field staff are provided with the information and training they require in order to understand donor guidelines, compliance issues and the Adeso grant management and internal control procedures;

  2. Conduct regular visits to field offices and project sites;

  3. Conduct internal audits of grants processes and protocols to advise Budget Holders on compliance levels in the field bases;

  4. Ensure key donors compliance checklists are available, provide orientation to Budget Holders and follow up the implementation;

5. Developing staff and providing guidance and technical advice where necessary.

Audit:

  1. Ensure that all grants are audited as per donor rules and regulations;

  2. Conduct special management reviews and assist in the follow-up on the implementation of the internal/external audit recommendation, updating the audit tracking tool;

  3. Assist the Finance Manager and Adeso programs management in responding to internal audit requirements.

Other

  1. Contribute to the country strategic and operational planning and reporting;

  2. Provide regular briefings to the Adeso management regarding programme/operational matters and general systems controls;

  3. Review Funding Agreement Documents (FAD) for approval by management at submission and grant award.

SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS

Essential:

· Bachelor’s degree from a reputable university, an advanced degree will be an added advantage;

· Minimum of 5 years work experience in a reputable professional services firm, large international NGO or donor organisation involved in grant management;

· Experience of managing USAID funds and ensuring compliance with USAID requirements.

· Knowledge of compliance requirements for major donors, including USAID, DFID, ECHO, EU and ability and skills to establish compliance systems with Adeso staff.

· Understanding of risks and related relevant controls primarily in the overall grant cycle including programme, financial and procurement cycles and effectively mitigates these;

· High level skills in written standard English and ability to transform documents and reports developed by programme staff into dissemination standard documents

· Ability to present, discuss and supervise compliance with grants monitoring protocols with team members of varying levels

· Demonstrated ability to develop and maintain effective project files for accountability and audit purposes

· Professional qualifications; ACCA or CPA;

· Certification in Internal audit or Risk management will be added advantage.

Desirable:

· Extensive experience of managing grants with donors and working with civil society organisations.

· Advanced skills in coaching, mentoring, capacity building, team development, around management of accountability and compliance in relation to donor funding.

· Ability to work as a team with program staff at all levels without holding any direct line management authority.

· Demonstrated ability to lead teams with members of extremely varied skills, experience and backgrounds.

· Ability to and experience of establishing partnership management and monitoring protocols with local NGO partners

· Demonstrated ability to remain positive and productive in a harsh climatic environment.

How to apply:

This is a challenging opportunity for a dedicated and highly motivated professional. If you would like to join this dynamic team, please submit your application to jobs@adesoafrica.org , quoting “**Senior Compliance Officer**” in the email subject matter by 25th July, 2018.

Each application should be addressed to HR Director and include the following:

  • An updated CV with updated contact details: Phone No., Email Address and Skype ID; and
  • An application letter which should include cover letter, remuneration requirements and contact information for three work-related referees.

Applications not including all of the above information will not be reviewed. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Adeso is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate based on one's background, beliefs, gender or sexual orientation.

Kenya: Call for: M&E, Learning, Knowledge Management Specialists in Kenya

Organization: Social Impact
Country: Kenya
Closing date: 31 Dec 2018

Call for: M&E, Learning, Knowledge Management Specialists in Kenya

Social Impact (SI) is a global development management consulting firm. We provide monitoring, evaluation, strategic planning, and capacity building services to advance development effectiveness. We work across all development sectors including democracy and governance, health and education, the environment, and economic growth. Since 1997 we have worked in over 100 countries for clients such as US government agencies, bilateral donors, multilateral development banks, foundations, and nonprofits.

Proposal Objective:

SI is preparing proposals for multiple projects in Kenya, the earliest of which could begin in early 2019. We are seeking experts in M&E, Learning and Knowledge Management, as well as subject matter experts, based in Kenya.

Position Description:

SI is seeking experts in M&E, Knowledge Management, Learning and Capacity Building. We are hoping to meet with in-country experts with backgrounds in assessing projects in a variety of sectors, including but not limited to health systems, governance and devolution, food security and agricultural resilience, and youth empowerment.

**Please note: This is a local position. Only candidates with Kenyan citizenship will be considered.

Qualifications:

  • Advanced degree or higher in economics, business, international development, policy, or a related field.
  • Experience conducting qualitative and quantitative data analysis, providing oversight of data collection activities, and designing evaluation tools.
  • Technical expertise in health sectors, including public/private health sectors and/or health policy, is a plus.
  • Experience evaluating USAID or DFID projects is preferred.
  • Kenyan citizenship.
  • Fluency in written and spoken English required.

Come join our energetic and innovative team! We offer you the opportunity to play a leading role in the growth of our company, work as part of a creative and committed team, and make a difference in the well-being of our world.

To learn more about Social Impact, please visit our website: http://www.socialimpact.com

SI is an EEO/AA/ADA Veterans Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

Only selected candidates will be contacted for an interview. Please, no phone calls.

How to apply:

https://chp.tbe.taleo.net/chp02/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=SOCIIMPA2&cws=1&rid=2237

Kenya: Data Manager, KEMRI-WELLCOME TRUST,Kilifi, Kenya

Organization: Wellcome Trust
Country: Kenya
Closing date: 25 Jul 2018

JOB PURPOSE:

To undertake operational management of all data collected or linked to epidemiological malaria surveillance in the field study sites in Junju, Pinglikani and Ngerenya. To research and develop documentation on methods to ensure that electronic data management is GCP compliant. The post holder will also be responsible for developing and maintaining data collection tools, and developing data bases.

Description:

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Manage tools for collecting, entering, editing, cleaning, organizing, and archiving data. Collect, archive and adequately backup all data relevant to thea
    • Dispensary Malaria Monitoring (SSC 2617)
    • Systems Immunology Studies of Plasmodium Falciparum Malaria Susceptibility in Kilifi County, SSC 3149- Malaria Surveillance Field Team, complete with documentation, in a timely and systematic manner. This will include data directly collected prior to the current Immunology protocol SSC 1131 and data collected as part of RTS,S Phase 2b (MAL 59). This also includes all other data linked or relevant to these 2 protocols that are collected by other KEMRI CGMRC systems e.g. adult bleed data, ITN survey data, and data from the KHDSS and KIDMS.
    • Controlled Human Malaria Infection**(CHMI)SSC 3190.**
  2. The data manager will supervise data entry staff and field based staff as relates to data collection and management for SSC 2617 ,SSC 3149 and for SSC 3190.
  3. Perform quality checks on the data and resolve any issues that arise, communicating with laboratory staff, field staff and clinicians in order to resolve errors using clearly documented and progressively refined methods.
  4. Study regulatory requirements to guide discussions regarding GCP compliance of the database and prompt actions to correct non-compliance where appropriate.
  5. Perform basic analyses that highlight relationships between tables and provide general information drawn from the data that may be useful to investigators e.g. demographic profiles, incidence, prevalence etc.
  6. Document all information that is relevant to the data collected from the study cohorts

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • A degree in Computer Science, Statistics or related fields.
  • Training and/or at least 5 years’ experience in data management
  • Statistics experience with Stata or R or SPSS REQUIRED.
  • Knowledge of Open Clinica or/and MySQL,Ms Access REQUIRED,
  • Experience in medical research data management will be an added advantage

COMPETENCIES:

  1. Knowledge of database design and data modelling
  2. Excellent skills in data manipulation and statistical analysis
  3. Knowledge of software development methodologies
  4. Excellent demonstrated organizational skills with the ability to prioritize and work within tight deadlines
  5. Good oral and written communication skills and ability to work in a team in a multi-cultural environment
  6. Willingness to take initiative and improve data management systems based on well thought out and tested trials
  7. Ability to work under varying levels of pressure, flexible and ability to multi-task
  8. Previous experience in a medical research setting desirable

How to apply:

To apply for this job please click on the link below:

http://jobs.kemri-wellcome.org/job-advert/data-manager

Kenya: CENTER MANAGER

Organization: Marie Stopes International
Country: Kenya
Closing date: 25 Jul 2018

Marie Stopes Kenya (MSK) provides comprehensive SRH services through its branch network of 23 clinical facilities, called Centers of Excellence.

These facilities provide a wide range of services including: medical consultation, specialist gynaecological consultations; comprehensive FP services including LAPM; pre- and post-natal care; child welfare services; comprehensive laboratory services; 24 hour maternity services; free condom distribution; school health education; voluntary medical male circumcision; PMTCT and VCT services; STI diagnosis and treatment; post abortion care and safe delivery and associated services.

The Center Manager position is within the Marie Stopes Kenya (MSK) Programme Operations Department.

The holder of this position reports to the Senior Coordinator MSK Centers, but also engages other department’s heads as and when need arise.

The Center manager is responsible for the smooth running of a MSK Center. He/she is expected to ensure clinical quality, delivery of high quality services, as well as client safety. He/she assists the Senior Coordinator with budget management to make sure they are all consistent with organizational goals and objectives. He/she will also provide leadership and manage support staff for the Center.

He/she will also provide professional services – if his/her profile is clinical – that complement the Service provider’s role of delivering primary health care services at the allocated center or any other center as the need arises.

  1. Technical and clinical service provision

Activities include:

· To provide all of the following clinical services to a consistently high standard and in accordance with clinical guidelines and protocols: All methods of short and long-term contraceptive methods, including injections, implants and IUDs.
Cervical screening, STI screening and treatment and VCT.
Removal of implants and IUDs where required.
Assistance with tubal ligation and vasectomy procedures.
To conduct weekly checking of essential equipment, promptly inform the Team Leader of their current status, and following up repairs or maintenance as required.
To carry out all nursing procedures (as laid down in the procedure manual).
To maintain high standards of cleanliness and infection control measures.
To ensure instruments are appropriately sterilised and stored in compliance with infection control protocols.
To order medical supplies and consumables in good time to avoid shortage.
To ensure proper storage of medical supplies.
To support clients through the provision of vocal local techniques during procedures.
To attend clinical training and supervision as required.
To promote and ensure proper use of the Client Information Centre (CLIC)
To support new team members in their induction & orientation and assist with training as required.

2.Business Management

· Business planning and development: Prepare annual business plans with SMART objectives and strategic plans of how to achieve them. Continually assess all areas of the service provided to clients to ensure continued financial viability and take tough decisions where services are deemed non-viable.

· Increasing productivity and product margin: Continually review the efficiency of the centre, especially with regards to the core services in MSK

· Financial Management: Monitor income and expenditure, seeking support from Finance as required, and take appropriate action to ensure financial KPIs are met. · Marketing: Instill a marketing culture with teams so that everyone is aware of their individual responsibility for the success of their centre. Agree marketing activities with the centre marketing champion and the MSK Marketing team. Strengthening appropriate referrals with other RHN providers, CHWs and pharmacies within the region.

3.Operational Management

· Optimise client numbers: Optimise capacity within the centre by efficiently managing human resources; continually reviewing the effectiveness of systems and working practices; and maintaining an effective client flow to minimise client wait times.

· Compliance to the national healthcare guidelines and MSI protocols: Ensure compliance with national minimum healthcare standards taking immediate action where appropriate on any areas identified for improvements as a result of internal or external audits or inspections.

· Contingency planning: Ensure there is an appropriate plan in place which anticipates any risks to your centre and MSK and outlines appropriate action to be taken to minimise impact.

· Stock management: Ensure no over/under- stocking and also that stock is well handled. · Health and Safety: Take overall responsibility for team, client and general safety in the Centre and as a consequence of its activities. · IT management: Utilisation and close supervision of the Client Information Center software (CLIC)

4 .Quality Management

· Quality management: Promote and maintain the quality management systems as laid out by MSK and MSI. · Client feedback : Ensure client feedback and prompt conclusion to potential clients complaints

5.People Management

· Motivation of team: Engage and motivate all team members within the centre so that they understand and work to achieve centre objectives and KPIs and so that their role has a positive impact on the centre’s success.

· Performance management: Take an active approach to managing the performance of all team members by providing honest feedback on performance; providing formal reviews at least annually; setting appropriate objectives; ensuring appropriate behaviours are discussed and appropriate training plans are put in place.

· Induction: Clearly define structured local induction plans to ensure new team members understand the requirements of their role and have appropriate training to do the job. Ensure that all new team members attend corporate induction within the first 3 months of starting.

· Discipline of team: Take immediate and appropriate action in the event of misconduct or serious underperformance of team members, seeking support from People & Development Department as required and ensuring action is in line with MSK’s HR policies.

· Communication: Put in place mechanisms for effectively communicating with team members ensuring that the approaches used provide opportunities for two-way discussion. Promote a feedback culture within the team.

· Learning and development: Create a learning environment to ensure your team members have the appropriate skills to deliver service excellence; assess and forward plan for training needs, getting appropriate support from the MSK Learning & Development function and ensure attendance on mandatory/planned courses.

· Personal development: Actively take responsibility for own development including ownership of own training and keeping skills and knowledge up to date, seeking support as required.

Skills and Experience

Qualifications:

· Bachelor Degree in Health or Business Administration (combination of related education and operational experience in a health care organization may be substituted for Bachelor Degree in Health or Business Administration

Experience:

· (5) years experience in healthcare field

· Significant operational, hands on management including team management gained within a customer focused service industry

· Healthcare management experience

· Have held, worked to and/or monitored a budget or business plan

Skills:

· IT literacy: confident using MS Office

· MS Word for reports

· MS Excel

· team leadership skills: effective delegation, supervision, coaching and motivation

· communication skills: to convey message clearly and concisely, in a manner appropriate to the target audience both in writing and verbally

· financial skills: understand and use financial information such as balance sheets and profit and loss accounts to inform business decision making

Attitude / Motivation:

Successful performance at MSK is not simply defined in terms of ‘what’ people achieve, but equally is about ‘how’ people go about their jobs and the impact that they have on others. There are 13 key behaviours that MSI encourages in all employees and they are defined below:

· Initiative

Thinking and taking action to make the most of opportunities by finding the optimum solution

· Innovative

Thinking creatively and outside of the box so that ideas generated create a positive outcome

· Effective Communication

Communicating through active listening and good questioning techniques, using appropriate body language, ensuring information is clear and concise. Demonstrating diplomacy and maintaining confidentiality.

· Responsive

Being responsive to changing priorities and demands

· Working Efficiently

Planning, prioritising and organising work to ensure work is accurate and deadlines are met

· Sharing Information

Sharing information and knowledge whilst maintaining confidentiality

· Focus on Learning

Taking responsibility for keeping knowledge and skills updated and for seeking opportunities to develop further

· Commitment

Awareness and understanding of MSK’s goals, vision and values and how your role impacts on this and going the extra mile to meet role requirements

· Driven

Drive and determination to deliver results

· Accountable

Taking responsibility for appropriate decisions that you make, and the actions and behaviour you demonstrate. Demonstrating integrity in all aspects of your work including financial integrity.

· Embracing Change

Openness to embracing change within the organisation and being able to adjust plans/activities accordingly

· Motivated

Motivation towards achieving quality results to maximise potential

How to apply:

· Applications quoting the position title with a detailed CV, contact details of 3 referees including their email addresses (1 of which should be your immediate supervisor, 1 former supervisor and 1 any other but not a relative) should be submitted to: pd@mariestopes.or.ke on or before July 25, 2018.

· Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Kenya: CARE ASSISTANT

Organization: Marie Stopes International
Country: Kenya
Closing date: 25 Jul 2018

The care assistant position in Marie Stopes Kenya is uniquely tailored to meet the demands that are specific to our organization. Our core activities are provision of high quality, safe sexual and reproductive health services.

As such the holder of this position may require taking up responsibilities beyond the hospital setup care/nursing assistant role. The holder of the position is required to maintain a high degree of confidentiality in matters relating to the organisation and its clients.

Strategic Purpose of the Programme Operations Unit: to ensure excellent delivery all MSK outreach Programme activities and the development and funding of new work.

To provide care to clients under guidance of the nurse, clinical officer and the Centre Manager/Team Leader

Activities include:

· Prepares and serves refreshments for staff and clients at agreed times or as directed by the team leader.

· Provides clients' personal hygiene by giving bedpans, urinals, baths, assisting with travel to the bathroom; helping with showers and baths.

· Provides for activities of daily living by assisting with serving meals, feeding clients as necessary; ambulating, turning, and positioning clients; providing fresh water and nourishment between meals.

· To support clients through the provision of vocal local techniques during procedures.

· To conduct reception area activities

· To conduct centre clerical tasks

· To conduct daily data entry tasks

To provide other services that seek to promote the image of MSK

Activities include:

· Ensures cleanliness of the entire facility by cleaning as instructed by the team leader or other supervisors

· Follows all aspects of the infection prevention protocol and assist in Infection Prevention activities as directed by the Team Leader

· Ensure that theatre and bed linen is clean, pressed and available at all times.

· Keeps the kitchen clean and neatly arranged ensuring that utensils and cutlery are accounted for and hygienically kept.

· Runs errands as requested by the Centre Manager, such as banking daily income and buying items from petty cash, and provides the required receipts.

· Support the Centre team members by assisting to sterilize equipment and assist in the procedures as requested by service providers

To abide by all MSK policies and procedure in the performance of duties

Activities include:

· Maintains work operations by following standard operating procedures and policies.

· Protects organization's values by keeping patient information confidential.

· Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities which include attending CMEs

· Documents actions by completing forms, reports, logs, and records as required.

Knowledge, Skills and Experience

Qualifications and Experience:

· Minimum ‘O’ Level qualification

· Tertiary qualification in business studies, nurse aide, customer care, front office management, or similar will be an added advantage.

· Minimum 1 year post training working experience.

· Knowledge of Computer is a MUST.

Skills:

· High regard for confidentiality

· Good communicator – written and oral

· High regard for client care

· Responsible

· Reliable

· Understanding

· Self confident

· Flexible

· Ability to be calm under pressure

· Enthusiastic

· Task-oriented

· Very comfortable with team work

· Honest

· Ability to work flexibly to meet service needs.

Attitude / Motivation:

Successful performance at MSK is not simply defined in terms of ‘what’ people achieve, but equally is about ‘how’ people go about their jobs and the impact that they have on others. There are 13 key behaviours that MSK encourages in all employees and they are defined below:

· Initiative

Thinking ahead and taking action to make the most of opportunities by finding the optimum solution

· Innovative

Thinking creatively and outside of the box so that ideas generated create a positive outcome

· Effective Communication

Communicating through active listening and good questioning techniques, using appropriate body language, ensuring information is clear and concise.

· Responsive

Being responsive to changing priorities and demands

· Working Efficiently

Planning, prioritising and organising work to ensure work is accurate and deadlines are met

· Sharing Information

Sharing information and knowledge whilst maintaining confidentiality

· Focus on Learning

Taking responsibility for keeping knowledge and skills updated and for seeking opportunities to develop further

· Commitment

Awareness and understanding of goals, vision and values and how your role impacts on this and going the extra mile to meet role requirements

· Driven

Drive and determination to deliver results

· Accountable

Taking responsibility for appropriate decisions that you make, and the actions and behaviour you demonstrate

· Embracing Change

Openness to embracing change within the organisation and being able to adjust plans/activities accordingly

· Motivated

Motivation towards achieving quality results to maximise potential

· Team Player

Working as part of a team by being supportive, flexible and showing respect for each other

How to apply:

· Applications quoting the position title with a detailed CV, contact details of 3 referees including their email addresses (1 of which should be your immediate supervisor, 1 former supervisor and 1 any other but not a relative) should be submitted to: pd@mariestopes.or.ke on or before July 25, 2018.

· Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Kenya: SERVICE PROVIDER/NURSE

Organization: Marie Stopes International
Country: Kenya
Closing date: 25 Jul 2018

Reporting to and working with the Center Manager, the Service Provider/Nurse’s main role is to maintain the high clinical standards expected by MSK and actively work to promote the clinic and contribute to improved financial performance. The nurse promotes and restores patients' health through collaboration with all team members; providing physical and psychological support to patients, he/she also supervises other team members.

Strategic Purpose of the Programme Operations Unit: to ensure excellent delivery all MSK outreach Programme activities and the development and funding of new work.

Provision of quality client care

Activities include:

· To provide comprehensive client counselling on reproductive health, contraceptive options and other services.

· To ensure that all clients are treated with sensitivity, respect, and consideration. If complaints are raised, to be able to effectively manage and resolve them and to promptly refer to the Team Leader if the client complaint continues or is of a serious magnitude.

· To maintain the highest possible standard of client care by providing quality care to all clients.

· To implement a smooth, efficient client flow to minimise client waiting times.

· To monitor and evaluate client care continuously and recommend improvements as necessary.

· To provide accurate information to clients, and their families where required, to enable clients to make informed decision about their reproductive & sexual health.

Budgetary control, maintain record keeping, reporting and performance management

Activities include:

· To ensure sufficient supplies are available to provide services without disruption and that stock is dispensed and counted accurately; stock cards are updated continuously and waste and spoilage of stock (i.e. expired stock) and stock outs are minimised.

· To comply with all financial standing operating procedures including accurate and timely management of advances and surrenders required for outreach provision.

· To ensure accurate client records are maintained in both the client record book and daily register.

· To ensure all client information is kept confidential at all times and stored appropriately.

· To provide accurate, timely collation of activity data for internal and external reporting purposes.

· To analyse activity trends and ensure performance targets are achieved, pro-actively identifying and implementing opportunities for improvements.

· To assist in the collection of client feedback data

Technical and clinical service provision

Activities include:

· To provide all of the following clinical services to a consistently high standard and in accordance with clinical guidelines and protocols:

  • All methods of short and long-term contraceptive methods, including injections, implants and IUDs.
  • Removal of implants and IUDs where required.
  • Assistance with tubal ligation and vasectomy procedures.
  • Cervical screening, STI screening and treatment and VCT.

· To conduct weekly checking of essential equipment, promptly inform the Team Leader of their current status, and following up repairs or maintenance as required.

· To carry out all nursing procedures (as laid down in the procedure manual).

· To maintain high standards of cleanliness and infection control measures.

· To ensure instruments are appropriately sterilised and stored in compliance with infection control protocols.

· To order medical supplies and consumables in good time to avoid shortage.

· To ensure proper storage of medical supplies.

· To support clients through the provision of vocal local techniques during procedures.

· To attend clinical training and supervision as required.

· To promote and ensure proper use of the Client Information Center (CLIC)

· To support new team members in their induction & orientation and assist with training as required.

Participate in promotional and marketing activities

Activities include:

· To fully participate in planned promotional activities including educational and awareness-raising events with clients, community members and other stakeholders.

· To positively promote Marie Stopes Kenya as a leading, quality provider of reproductive & sexual health services.

Knowledge, Skills and Experience

Qualifications and Experience:

· Diploma in Nursing from a recognised medical training college.

· Bachelor in Nursing will be an added advantage.

· Registered by the Nursing Council of Kenya

· Minimum 2 years post training working experience.

Skills:

· High regard for confidentiality

· Excellent communicator – both written and spoken

· Commitment to excellent client care and the delivery of client-focused services.

· High level of attention to detail

· Knowledge of professional nursing theory and practice to give and evaluate patient care.

· Knowledge of organizational policies, regulations and procedures to administer patient care.

· Knowledge of medical equipment and instruments to administer patient care.

· Skills in preparing and maintaining records, writing reports and responding to both oral and written enquiries.

· Skill in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with patients, medical and clinic staff and the public.

· The ability to react calmly and effectively in emergency situations.

· The ability to interpret, adapt and apply guidelines and procedures.

· Excellent computer use skills

· High level of professionalism and management of clients

· Team player who accepts constructive criticism and is comfortable with giving constructive criticism.

· Ability to remain calm under pressure

· Ability to work flexibly to meet service needs.

Attitude / Motivation:

Successful performance at MSK is not simply defined in terms of ‘what’ people achieve, but equally is about ‘how’ people go about their jobs and the impact that they have on others. There are 13 key behaviours that MSK encourages in all employees and they are defined below:

· Initiative

Thinking ahead and taking action to make the most of opportunities by finding the optimum solution

· Innovative

Thinking creatively and outside of the box so that ideas generated create a positive outcome

· Effective Communication

Communicating through active listening and good questioning techniques, using appropriate body language, ensuring information is clear and concise.

· Responsive

Being responsive to changing priorities and demands

· Working Efficiently

Planning, prioritising and organising work to ensure work is accurate and deadlines are met

· Sharing Information

Sharing information and knowledge whilst maintaining confidentiality

· Focus on Learning

Taking responsibility for keeping knowledge and skills updated and for seeking opportunities to develop further

· Commitment

Awareness and understanding of goals, vision and values and how your role impacts on this and going the extra mile to meet role requirements

· Driven

Drive and determination to deliver results

· Accountable

Taking responsibility for appropriate decisions that you make, and the actions and behaviour you demonstrate

· Embracing Change

Openness to embracing change within the organisation and being able to adjust plans/activities accordingly

· Motivated

Motivation towards achieving quality results to maximise potential

· Team Player

Working as part of a team by being supportive, flexible and showing respect for each other

How to apply:

· Applications quoting the position title with a detailed CV, contact details of 3 referees including their email addresses (1 of which should be your immediate supervisor, 1 former supervisor and 1 any other but not a relative) should be submitted to: pd@mariestopes.or.ke on or before July 25, 2018.

· Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Kenya: Temporary HR Assistant (Maternity Cover)

Organization: Save the Children
Country: Kenya
Closing date: 25 Jul 2018

Temporary HR Assistant (Maternity Cover)

Save the Children is the world's leading independent organisation for children. We work in 120 countries. We save children's lives; we fight for their rights; we help them fulfil their potential.

We work together, with our partners, to inspire breakthroughs in the way the world treats children and to achieve immediate and lasting change in their lives.

We have over two million supporters worldwide and raised 1.9 billion dollars last year to reach more children than ever before, through programmes in health, nutrition, education, protection and child rights, also in times of humanitarian crises.

Following a major transition, our international programmes are now delivered through a merged operation with 15,000 staff, managed through seven regional hubs and reporting to a relatively small, central office. We're changing to become more efficient, more aligned, a better partner, a stronger advocate, a magnet for world-class people and relevant for the 21st century.

Role Purpose:

The position of HR Assistant is responsible for providing quality and efficient HR support to the Somalia/Somaliland Country Office team based in Nairobi and field teams in accordance with SCI policies and practices. He/she will be responsible for maintaining and updating the HRIS including the HR database, filing system, employment and contractual records

Contract Duration: 6 Months

Location: Nairobi

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE

  • Degree or Diploma in Human Resources
  • At least two (2) year's HR experience in a similar role within a busy context
  • Extensive experience in working with HRIS systems or other IT platforms
  • Good spoken and written English and Kiswahili
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work in a multi-cultural context
  • Ability to plan and priorities work
  • High level of confidentiality and integrity
  • A good understanding of HR operations
  • Knowledge of current local employment legislation
  • Computer literate.

    Desirable:

Experience in working with online HR information systems

Please apply in English saving your CV and covering letter as a single document. To see a full a job description, please visit our website at

We need to keep children safe so our selection process reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse. Employment is subject to our Child protection standards including background checks and adherence to our Child Safeguarding Policy

Save the Children is an equal opportunity employer and seeks to employ and assign the best qualified talent.

Disclaimer: Save the Children International does not charge any kind of fee at whichever stage of the recruitment process and does not act through recruitment agents

How to apply:

Please follow this link to apply: http://www.aplitrak.com/?adid=emVuYS40MzE4MS4zODMwQHNhdmV0aGVjaGlsZHJlbmFvLmFwbGl0cmFrLmNvbQ

NGO Jobs in Kenya July 2018

We’re looking for a Grants Management Associate in Kenya!

About Educate!

Educate! works to transform education in Africa to prepare youth to succeed in today’s economy.

Educate! provides youth with skills training in leadership, entrepreneurship and workforce readiness along with mentorship to start real businesses at school. Our model is delivered through practically-trained teachers and youth mentors. Educate!’s goal is to make this practical, skills-based model part of national education systems.

Educate!’s top priority as an organization is working hand-in-hand with government to create policies and design national programming that creates transformational impact on student lives. In Uganda, we took a big leap in 2014 from 54 to 238 schools and over 80,000 students.

In 2018, we’re working in 175 secondary schools in Rwanda and over 700 schools in Uganda reaching over 42,000 students intensively and 530,000 more broadly. Our model was proven to have massive impact in a randomized controlled trial. Graduates earned DOUBLE the income of a control group and had a 64% increase in business creation. Our graduates change their lives and their communities, such as Lillian Aero who employs over 100 AIDS-affected women.

In Rwanda, we are taking a different approach by working through government to support the national competence-based curriculum reform for entrepreneurship subject.

In Kenya we are partnering with the Kenya Institute of Curriculum Development (KICD) to pilot an impactful skills-based education model that seeks to improve youth livelihoods in Kenya. We have so far piloted with 65 schools and are aiming to scale to over 300 schools by 2020. To achieve this we are seeking passionate, and self driven individuals to join our growing Kenyan team. Educate!’s team includes almost 200 staff and almost 300 volunteer youth mentors. We have been backed by top foundations such as MasterCard, Big Bang Philanthropy, Mulago, Echoing Green, Ashoka and Global Innovation Fund. Educate! won the 2015 WISE Awards, and was featured by Bill Gates, an Al Jazeera documentary, Forbes 30 under 30, Clinton Global Initiative and The Brookings Institution as one of 14 case studies in their global scaling education learning initiative. Educate!’s vision for 2024 is to measurably impact 1 million students and reach 4 million students more broadly across Africa each year. www.experienceeducate.org

Position Overview

Educate!, a fast-growing nonprofit social enterprise, is looking for a Grants Management Associate to join its ambitious, high-performing team.

To fuel Educate!’s rapid scale-up across East Africa, we are working diligently to grow our sources of revenue and build new, large-scale funding partnerships. With this growth comes increasingly complex grant reporting, compliance, and project management requirements to ensure we are meeting and exceeding our commitments to funders.

We are looking for a self-starter and critical thinker with meticulous attention to detail, exceptional communication skills, and a flexible, can-do attitude. The Grants Management Associate will play a crucial role in bridging the gap between the External Relations team and the program implementing teams in Kenya, helping us to manage complex grants, source critical information, proactively identify gaps in our compliance and project management processes and propose solutions. You will also have the opportunity to engage directly with some of Educate!’s donors and partners by helping to design and execute site visits in Kenya.

Past experience working in fundraising or grants management or fundraising is not necessary for this role. Rather, we are looking for someone who is excited to work in a fast-paced environment and eager for opportunities to learn and grow with the organization as it evolves. You’ll join a motivated, passionate, overachieving international team that is positioning Educate! to be the leader in skills-based secondary education in Africa and intensively impact one million youth each year by 2024.

Performance Objectives

Grant Reports

You’ll work with our fundraising team to ensure that Educate! meets and exceeds our obligations to donors by producing high-quality, timely grant reports that keep our stakeholders informed and connected to Educate!’s progress and mission.

  • Write and project manage high-quality grant reports and other donor materials.
  • Collaborate closely with in-country teams to gather information needed for reporting and donor materials.
  • Support the team in streamlining systems and processes to make grant reporting and information sourcing more efficient, such as developing a tool to systematize and calendarize our story-gathering and info-sourcing needs for grant reports.

Grant Compliance

As Educate! grows, we have increasingly complex reporting and compliance obligations to funders to ensure we are achieving our key deliverables and following through on our commitments. In this role, you will:

  • Maintain and update our internal Grant Compliance Dashboard that is used to track programmatic, financial and administrative deliverables that have been promised to funders.
  • Work closely with the Grants & Compliance Specialist to coordinate and carry out grant compliance processes, including meeting with department heads to check in on compliance items and identify any gaps, and following up on any issues raised during meetings.
  • Improve our compliance processes by collaborating with the Grants & Compliance Specialist to build out a strategy for addressing and following up on compliance gaps, and maintaining an annual list of milestones to be shared with funders.

Donor & Partner Visits

We’re building the reputation and support base to position Educate! as the leader in skills-based education in Africa, and that includes being able to effectively show our partners what our work looks like on the ground. In this role, you will work with the External Relations Manager to:

  • Design, coordinate, and prepare for donor and partner visits in Kenya to ensure that programmed activities run smoothly
  • Represent Educate! in person and over email to international donors and partners
  • Lead engaging and informative site and field visits for international donors and partners visiting the program

Team Support

Educate! is growing, but we still embrace our start-up culture! As part of the Team, you’ll support colleagues in the U.S. and in Africa on fundraising and other external relations projects as needed. Example projects include:

  • Supporting the fundraising team in testing new innovations to our grants management systems and processes, such as automating our grant pipeline.
  • Supporting the Kenya and other in-country teams with external-facing projects, such as conferences, student business club competitions, or key stakeholder meetings.
  • Providing trainings to in-country teams on Educate!’s key messaging, relationship management, donor visits, and more.

Who we are looking for

This is an early-career role, well-suited to those with 2-3 years of work experience.

The ideal candidate will be:

  • Highly organized and detail-oriented.
  • Comfortable with the idea of managing complex projects with many moving pieces.
  • A self-starter, able to prioritize and manage multiple assignments, take initiative, and work independently, with a manager based in Kampala.
  • A collaborative and flexible team player, excited to learn and pitch in where needed.
  • An exceptional communicator in diverse settings, from a classroom to a conference room.
  • Strong relationship-builder and able to hold his or her own with key external stakeholders, from donors to government partners.

Past experience working in fundraising or grants management is not necessary for this role. We are looking for candidates who have experience applying the skill-sets identified above in any industry and who are strongly aligned with our five cultural tenets.

And we’re also requiring for this position:

  • Bachelor’s degree (related area not necessary)
  • Kenyan nationality
  • Minimum committment of one (1) year, with a preference for those willing to stay longer.
  • A good fit with our Five Cultural Tenets (see “What is Educate! About?” Below; learn more by looking at Educate!’s culture deck here.)

Terms

  • Located in Nairobi, Kenya working alongside our rockstar Kenya and regional teams.
  • Benefits & perks include a generous vacation policy, health insurance, and breakfast in the office!

Why You Will Brag About Working At Educate!

  • We’ve got the impact.
  • Educate! is designed for scale. We have grown more than 10x since 2014 from 54 to over 700 schools served. We carefully measure our outcomes, and—here’s the best part—we are maintaining quality at four times the size.
  • We believe in local leadership — 99% of our on-the-ground staff is African.
  • Our model has gone nationwide in Uganda: we are now implementing the Educate! Experience in all five regions of the country, intensively impacting more than 28,000 youth and reaching hundreds of thousands more broadly through Educate!-trained teachers and our national reform efforts.
  • Educate is a well-oiled learning machine. We built our model by methodically testing hundreds of assumptions and we are constantly experimenting, evaluating, and improving.
  • We’re honored to have been recognized by key global thought leaders and publications, including Bill Gates, the Brookings Institution, and the Stanford Social Innovation Review.

Intrigued? How To Apply

  • Fill in the application form under this link: http://bit.ly/GrantsAssociateJD
  • Applications are accepted on a rolling basis until filled – early application encouraged!
  • The screening process will include case studies, competency tests, and behavioral interviews.

What Is Educate! About?

We’re ambitious. Are you? Educate! is growing fast, so new opportunities are opening up and expanding all the time. We’re inspired by people with drive, and we love to help them reach their full potential. We expect everyone at Educate! to contribute above and beyond their job description, grow their skills, and advance their careers, and we are committed to supporting our staff members on that journey.

  1. We Put Youth First – The youth we serve come first. Always. In everything. That means we wake up thinking of ways we can serve youth even better and get the highest impact out of every dollar that we spend. It means Educate! doesn’t own a single vehicle, because we’d rather take the bus if it means one more student can participate. It means making every decision like the future depends on it — because if we get our way, it does.
  2. We Are Always Learning – When you work at Educate!, educating yourself is part of your job too. We encourage every employee to find the best book on management; share the latest article on graphic design; bring in your favorite college mentor; or meet the researcher pushing the edge of the field. We are always thirsty for knowledge and love to share.
  3. We Only Solve a Problem Once – We are allergic to band-aids so we love the person who brings the new system to solve the problem for good, even problems we haven’t recognized yet.
  4. We Are Flexible – We thrive on change — we’re driving it. We are growing every day, so we have to adapt quickly to meet new challenges, and our team keeps up.
  5. We Exceed Expectations – We assume we can achieve the impossible because we already have, year after year. We want our staff to create your own challenges, ask the toughest questions, and dream scary big!

Every person at Educate! — from interns to the Executive Director — is evaluated by how they live up to these five cultural tenets. They are at the core of how we achieve our mission and why we work as well as we do.

Educate! is committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment for all who interact in our community.  In creating this environment, we encourage people from a variety of cultures, backgrounds and life experiences to join our diverse team.

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