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Regional Coordinator

Closing: Apr 15, 2024

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Published: Mar 12, 2024 (2 months ago)

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  • DT Global is seeking expression of interest from qualified candidates for the role of a Regional Coordinator for the ongoing Jiinue Growth Program (JGP). The Regional Coordinator will be responsible for planning and coordinating capacity building activities to targeted youth and women micro-entrepreneurs in a cluster of approximately four to six counties within Kenya.
  • The position will entail coverage of an extensive geographical area/multiple counties that may require you to occasionally spend outside your area of residence.


About You

Selection Criteria:

Qualifications:


  • University degree preferably in commerce related course; business management or entrepreneurship.
  • A master’s degree is desirable.
  • Other professional business-related professional qualifications are an added advantage.

Experience, Knowledge, and Skills:

  • At least 10 years of experience working with micro-enterprises and offering advisory/technical assistance/capacity building.
  • At least 5 years of experience as a senior trainer or supervisor of trainers/mentors/coaches.
  • Experience in preparing training curricular and manuals for micro-enterprises.
  • Training and facilitation skills – International Labor Organization (ILO) Certification or any other global best practice training/mentorship/coaching certification.
  • Experience in facilitation of ToTs.
  • Experience in supporting access to finance/financial inclusion of youth and women-led micro-enterprises.
  • Good mastery of English, Swahili and at least one local language in the indicated preferred region of deployment.
  • Leadership skills.
  • Team player.
  • Self-motivated.
  • Organized with good planning skills.
  • Passion for youth economic empowerment

Apply by sending :

  • Your CV
  • A cover letter addressing the selection criteria.
  • Copies of academic and professional certificates and work references.
  • A write up of not more than one A4 page detailing relevant achievements.


Responsibilities
  • DT Global is seeking expression of interest from qualified candidates for the role of a Regional Coordinator for the ongoing Jiinue Growth Program (JGP). The Regional Coordinator will be responsible for planning and coordinating capacity building activities to targeted youth and women micro-entrepreneurs in a cluster of approximately four to six counties within Kenya.
  • The position will entail coverage of an extensive geographical area/multiple counties that may require you to occasionally spend outside your area of residence.


About You

Selection Criteria:

Qualifications:


  • University degree preferably in commerce related course; business management or entrepreneurship.
  • A master’s degree is desirable.
  • Other professional business-related professional qualifications are an added advantage.

Experience, Knowledge, and Skills:

  • At least 10 years of experience working with micro-enterprises and offering advisory/technical assistance/capacity building.
  • At least 5 years of experience as a senior trainer or supervisor of trainers/mentors/coaches.
  • Experience in preparing training curricular and manuals for micro-enterprises.
  • Training and facilitation skills – International Labor Organization (ILO) Certification or any other global best practice training/mentorship/coaching certification.
  • Experience in facilitation of ToTs.
  • Experience in supporting access to finance/financial inclusion of youth and women-led micro-enterprises.
  • Good mastery of English, Swahili and at least one local language in the indicated preferred region of deployment.
  • Leadership skills.
  • Team player.
  • Self-motivated.
  • Organized with good planning skills.
  • Passion for youth economic empowerment

Apply by sending :

  • Your CV
  • A cover letter addressing the selection criteria.
  • Copies of academic and professional certificates and work references.
  • A write up of not more than one A4 page detailing relevant achievements.


  • Oversee the smooth implementation of the JGP program's technical assistance activities at the regional level (a level of approximately 5 counties).
  • Monitor and evaluate the various activities involved in the program, i.e., training, mentorship, and other technical assistance activities in the assigned region.
  • Manage relationships at the regional and county levels and collaborating with partners working together in JGP.
  • Support the financial inclusion of MSMEs through ensuring that the uptake and consumption of the JGP financial products.
  • Resolve issues relating to the program and the staff at the regional level.
  • Communicate information pertaining to the program objectives and goals to the regional partners/stakeholders.
  • Conduct performance appraisal for the staff within the region.
  • Conduct and support refresher training and TOTs for the new and existing staff.
  • Prepare regional report on the progress of the program in areas relating to training, mentorship, coaching, etc.
  • Support in the recruitment and induction of the trainers into the program.
  • Support in the claim processes and oversee proper utilization of the program budget by JGP trainers (JETs).
  • Oversee proper utilization of the resources at the regional level which support in the implementation of the program.
  • Ensure the program guidelines and policies are adhered to.
  • Support in the documentation of program success.


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