Requirements: Bachelor's degree in project management , community development or social sciences, with at least 5 years working experience at project management or coordination level. A master's degree in relevant field will be an added advantage. An in depth Understanding of the local context in Lamu. Garisa and Mandera and appreciation of the community dynamics. A working experience in participatory project and community driven approaches. Proven work experience managing Civil Society organizations In governance and economic empowerment. A proven record working with devolved units of governments around policy engagement. Experience In coordinating agribusiness, value addition, youth enterprise development. livelihood programming for youth in marginalized areas and understanding of Technical Vocational Training institutions and their contribution in youth development. A proven effective communicator, mobilizer and motivator in a sensitive working environment. Flexible, professional with the ability to manage multiple responsibilities within strict t imelines
Employer: AGA KHAN FOUNDATION
About Company: The agencies of the AKDN are private, international, non-denominational development organisations. They work to improve the welfare and prospects of people in the developing world, particularly in Asia and Africa, without regard to faith, origin or gender. Its programmes are designed to bring a critical mass of economic, social and cultural activities to bear on a given area. Its projects encompass many of the determinants of the quality of life, including the natural and built environments in both urban and rural areas, food security, health, education, access to financial services and economic opportunity, as well as the cultural areas of traditional music, architecture and art. Some programmes, such as specific research, education and cultural programmes, span both the developed and developing worlds.
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