Apply by May 23
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Key Areas Of Accountability

Programme Implementation and Reporting

  •  Prepare detailed implementation plans and ensure implementation of the Project activities is done on time, on budget and in compliance with donor regulations.
  •  Work with the project partner team staff to develop work plans and follow up with the team
  •  Ensure that the Project technical partners and field staff understand the technical requirements for implementation.
  •  Ensure that the project is implemented in ways responsive to communities and partners and in line with organizational principles, values, and strategic plan.
  •  Support the development of capacity-building plans for youth participants in the project
  •  Prepare timely and high-quality programme and donor reports on project activities.

Implementation of Partnership Strategy

  •  Work with the Partnership team to identify appropriate future partners for implementation of the project
  •  Work jointly on Action Plans that would lead to improvement of the grant’s implementation.
  •  Develop and manage partnerships with local businesses, organizations, and government agencies to create economic opportunities for the beneficiaries.
  •  Facilitate stakeholder meetings, workshops, and other forums for effective communication and collaborations.
  •  Build and maintain strong relationships with stakeholders, including internal teams and partners.

Monitoring, Evaluation and Accountability and Quality

  •  Working closely with the MEAL Lead, input into the development of M&E and indicator tracking plans for the project and the development of additional M&E tools as necessary to monitor project progress
  •  Support, design, and organize requirements for assessments, baselines, and evaluations, particularly in regard to outcome and impact of the project on the beneficiaries.
  •  Actively monitor Project activities at the field level, ensuring quality and ensure appropriate, timely and accurate data collection against agreed indicators to enable both internal and external reporting
  •  Work with the MEAL team to identify and incorporate project-suitable accountability mechanisms.
  •  Monitor regularly to ensure that activities are on track. Monitor program progress against both programmatic and budgetary targets, adjusting programme design as necessary.
  •  Communicate project status, risks and issues to stakeholders to provide regular updates on project progress.

Team Leadership

  •  Supervises the program assistant and interns, ensures individual work plans are prepared and timely implementation of the same.
  •  Act as a mentor and role model for less experienced staff.

Qualifications and Experience

  •  At least 3- 5 years of experience with Youth-centred programming in livelihoods, experience in digital economy will be a distinct advantage
  •  Bachelor’s degree in social sciences, development studies or any other relevant field.
  •  Experience of, and commitment to, working through systems of community participation and accountability
  •  Ability to analyse information, evaluate options and to think and plan
  •  Ability to write clear and well-argued assessment and project reports.
  •  A team player who is able to work collaboratively and with people of diverse backgrounds.
  •  Experience or knowledge of working in informal settlements on livelihood projects
  •  Experience working and building the capacity of partners on technical issues will be an added advantage

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How To Apply

Qualified candidates to apply via email clearly indicating the position they are applying for on the email subject as “Youth Program Officer – NGO” by COB 23rd May, 2024.