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1. BUSINESS RELATIONSHIP TRAINEES – REF NO: HEA BRT 04-2018

Job Summary

Promote the organizations business with a focus on outreach, mobilization, training and facilitation of groups and members for impact.

  • Minimum Qualification: Diploma
  • Experience Level: Graduate trainee
  • Experience Length: Less than 1 year

Job Description

The Business Relationship Trainee reports to the Branch Manager in a position of learner-ship that is a precursor to the substantive position of Business Relationship Officer. The general responsibility of the Business Relationship Officer is to promote the organizations business with a focus on outreach, mobilization, training and facilitation of groups and members for impact.

The 7 modules are listed below;

  • Undertake outreach and promotion through Group formation and awareness
  • Market and promote HIH EA as an organization and its products and services.
  • Work with rural communities and groups within the area of operation
  • Undertake groups training
  • Liaise and collaborate with HIH EA partners on the ground for advancement of mutual goals
  • Provide daily reports on individual portfolio

Specifications

  • Fresh graduates from Government recognized institutions with a minimum of Diploma in the field of Agriculture, Agro-forestry, Co-operative, Micro Finance, Marketing, Business Management or Administration, or Commerce.
  • Willingness to relocate and work in the HIH EA operational areas
  • Ability to ride a motorcycle
  • Ability and willingness to commit to the HIH EA’s vision, mission and values
  • Ability to fit in and work with diverse cultures
  • Innovativeness and creativity in solving problems and generating solutions
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Passion to work with and amongst marginalized rural communities.

Application process

Qualified and interested candidates should forward a cover letter and CV, citing the Position and Reference Number to HiH-EA via  email info@handinhandea.org   on or before close of business by 31st July, 2018. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

2. PROJECT MANAGER – VALUE CHAINS – REF NO: HEA PRJ 03-2018 (RE-ADVERTISEMENT)

Job Summary

To coordinate and provide support while offering guidance for the initiation, development, monitoring and evaluation of value chain activities.

  • Minimum Qualification: Bachelor
  • Experience Level: Mid level
  • Experience Length: 3 years

Job Description

Project Manager-Value Chains reports to the Program Operations Manager. The general responsibility of the Project Manager – Value Chains is to coordinate and provide support while offering guidance for the initiation, development, monitoring and evaluation of value chain activities and functions within HIH EA.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Undertake the coordination of HiH EA value chain activities and guide the actualization of the various value chains by HiH EA members.
  • Strengthen HiH EA’s institutional knowledge and profile value chain creation and management through dissemination of research and best practices in the development of Value chains.
  • Support the introduction of new and innovative methodologies into HiH EA’s program to improve the support provided to members on value chain development.
  • Support the Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) team to develop a strong M&E framework with relevant indicators and processes for measurement.
  • Support the creation of linkages and partnerships with relevant national institutions and international institutions to facilitate the channeling of cutting-edge practical expertise to the members
  • Support the revision of HiH EA’s training manuals to accommodate new methodologies, processes, technologies and the solid M&E frameworks on value chain development and activities
  • To spearhead the development of materials and documentation for HiH EA value chain interventions in areas of value addition, market knowledge and access
  • To facilitate reporting and effectively support the monitoring and evaluation on value chain activities within the HIH EA program
  • To provide individualized support to branch managers and branch staff in advancement of the value chain developments and successes
  • Design and develop effective tools to guide value chain development and documentation of cases attributed to HIH EA
  • Ensure the program value chain deliverables are in focus, on track and persistently pursued
  • To research, build and maintain beneficial networks with value chain partners and market players
  • To advise on effective and potential sources, processes and existing knowledge and market intelligence for the entrenchment of value chain function in the program
  • Represent the organization in relevant forums
  • To undertake any other related duties as assigned.

Specifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in the field of Agricultural Economics, Agri- Business Management Cooperatives management, Entrepreneurship, Marketing, Commerce or other relevant discipline
  • Master degree in the above fields will be an added advantage
  • 3- 5 years’ experience on value chain development
  • Keen and practical understanding of the dynamics local agro economic sectors, products and markets. ·
  • Passion and ability to work with marginalized rural and peri-urban communities
  • Good communication, presentation and interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrable great personal initiative, follow through and penchant for results
  • Repute for commitment to the mission and service of the HiH EA.

Application process

Qualified and interested candidates should forward a cover letter and CV, citing the Position and Reference Number to HiH-EA via  email info@handinhandea.org   on or before close of business by 31st July, 2018. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

3. ADULT LITERACY TEACHERS – REF NO. HEA ADL 01-2018 POSTING: KITUI, MAKUENI, MACHAKOS

Job Summary

Create general awareness of Hand in Hand EA activities in areas of operation through outreach and promotion.

  • Minimum Qualification: Certificate
  • Experience Level: Mid level
  • Experience Length: 3 years

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Create  general awareness of Hand in Hand EA activities in areas of operation through outreach and promotion.
  • Select, identify and recruit potential adult literacy groups/members in accordance with the established operation policy.
  • Prepare and execute schemes of work and lesson plans according to the project requirements.
  • Mobilize members, attend and conduct training during adult literacy group meetings.
  • Prepare monthly, semi-annual and annual reports.
  • Teacher adults how to read and write.
  • Intergrate competencies, goals and objectives into lesson plans.
  • Utilize curricula that reflect the diverse educational, cultural and lingualistic backgrounds of the students served.
  • Corporate real-world context into classroom settings.
  • Promote active classroom participation.
  • Provide students with suggestions and feedback.
  • Implement continuous improvement plans.
  • Develop proffessional relationships with other agencies and programs.
  • Work with program coodinators to ensure initiatives are being met.
  • Use interactive and participatory methods to empower students.
  • Ensure compliance with HiH EA policies and procedures.
  • Undertake any other official assignment issued by the supervisor.

Specifications

  • Certificate in Adult Education training or equivalent from a government registered institution
  • Should have basic adult education level I, II and III in the national curriculum
  • At least three (3) years’ experience in training of adults
  • Knowledge and understanding of the specific deployment area (county) and culture within the community.
  • Availability and readiness for full time engagement
  • Fluency in English, Kiswahili and local languages will be an added advantage.
  • Must have a proven track record of good performance.

Application process

Qualified and interested candidates should forward a cover letter and CV, citing the Position and Reference Number to HiH-EA via  email info@handinhandea.org   on or before close of business by 31st July, 2018. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

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