Economic Recovery Officer - Life skills /Digital trainer job at Danish Refugee Council
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Vacancy title:
Economic Recovery Officer - Life skills /Digital trainer

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Nonprofit, and NGO , Category: Management ]

Jobs at:

Danish Refugee Council

Deadline of this Job:
Friday, June 30 2023 

Duty Station:
Within Kenya , Nairobi, East Africa

Date Posted: Wednesday, June 21 2023, Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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Overall purpose of the role:
• The Economic recovery/Life skills Officer – Digital opportunities project, will report to the economic recovery team leader, h/she will also closely work with the economic recovery and the digital opportunities team. The position will support the digital opportunities trainees in linking them to the aspect livelihoods, offer a wide range life skills training, entrepreneurship training, business plan development and support in livelihoods mentorship.
• The position is aimed developing the digital opportunities project participants to able to gain skills in negotiation, good communication, developing their CV`s and online profiles, create their own business plans and bid for online jobs successfully.
• The position holder will work with a team of digital opportunities staffs which include an officer, assistants, digital trainers and a digital opportunities consultant.

Duties & Responsibilities:
Project Management and Development:
• Participate in project planning & implementation including activity, budgeting and procurement/logistics planning
• Develop and maintain detailed implementation plans to deliver program to agreed timeline and milestones
• Ensure all project activities are implemented on time and in line with the set-out work-plans
• Document lessons learned from training activities, community meeting and assist in preparing training reports
• Participate together with the digital team to prepare/adopt training manuals E.g lifes skills, entrepreneurship, work readiness/skills for work success
• Establish and Maintain the digital training database.
• Keep inventory of all the ICT equipment’s under your supervision
• Support needs assessment and propose new ideas to improve the digital learning and on-line jobs for youth.

• Provide both financial literacy and life skills training to the trainees.
• Provided entrepreneurship training, business plans development skills
• Support the beneficiaries in bidding for online jobs by providing skill in developing good online profiles and helping in development of winnable bids
• Lead and manage the mentorship sessions offered to the beneficiaries
• Coordinate closely with Ajira Kenya and Dadaab collective who provide mentorship to the trainees
• Support in the review the mentorship curriculum and strategies in place.
• Support acculturation, priority setting, networking, career planning, and counseling related to the individual's (mentee's) identified goals toward advancement in their freelancing career.
• Support freelancers in client engagement and contract management strategies
• Watch out for trends on the online platforms and advise the program team on ways to align implementation

Monitoring and Reporting
• Monitor the mentorship program
• Keep accurate records of special events and training activities including meeting/class/training attendance
• Collect and analyze livelihoods data on a monthly basis
• Participate in periodic field level programme review and planning meetings
• Support with weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual donor/internal reporting
• Monitor the linkages between digital learning and livelihoods especially the growth of earnings by the online freelancers
• Record the progress on learning in building their life skills and entrepreneurship skills
• Report the general growth and the progress of the beneficiaries
• Submit weekly/monthly project updates to the digital learning officer

Planning and Budgeting
• Prepare weekly, monthly and quarterly plans and share with your supervisor with the aim of implementing them

Experience and technical competencies:
• Four or more years’ experience working with I/NGOs within humanitarian/development contexts
• Demonstrable experience in livelihoods programming in a refugee and host community
• Experience in providing life skills training
• Has an understanding of digital and online job opportunities
• Demonstrates a good understanding of Project Cycle Management
• Has excellent communication (spoken and written) skills
• Working knowledge of MS Office, Excel and other relevant computer applications
• Good planning and organizational skills coupled with problem-solving ability
• Possess good level of conflict management skills
• Possess a sense of cultural awareness, sensitivity and respect for diversity
• Strong organizational, team spirit and team work skills
• Knowledge of the key issues and trends in livelihood/food security interventions
• Ability to tolerate diverse cultural, educational and religious diversity in the workplace

• Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Agribusiness, Agriculture, Sociology, Development Studies or Economics.

• Written and spoken fluency in English and Kiswahili
• Working knowledge of the Somali Language is an advantage.

Key stakeholders: Internal & External
• All staff
• Technicians
• Assistants

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 48

Level of Education:
Bachelor Degree

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Job Info
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance jobs in Kenya
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: Friday, June 30 2023
Duty Station: Nairobi
Posted: 21-06-2023
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 21-06-2023
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 21-06-2066
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