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  • Posted: Jun 10, 2021
    Deadline: Jun 15, 2021
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  • CAP-Youth Empowerment Institute Kenya (YEI) is a non government organization started in 2011 committed, to train youth out of school in job entry level skills. This training is operationalized using the Basic Employability Skills Training (BEST) model.
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    Sector experts (6)

    Job Description/Requirements

    LOCATION: COAST REGION

    Availability: Immediate

    . Sector Experts (6)

    1. Sector experts in the following fields (Maritime security/ Transport & Logistics/ Hospitality & Tourism/ Vassal repair & maintenance) shall be responsible in supporting the establishment, operation and management of SME labs in each county as per selected sector. They shall play vital role in carrying out the below listed activities at SME labs.
    2. Provide coaching & mentorship, practical experiences in order to help the course facilitators accelerate the transformation of excellent ideas, inventions and skills results into products, processes and services with a significant huge business impact in the county.
    3. Work closely with Biashara centers in the county of operation by providing support in building the capacity of the Biashara center staff.
    4. Carryout research, survey, demand analysis, business feasibility for the specific course.
    5. Organize pitching competition, Idea generation workshops, business exhibitions, product development, business development workshops at SME lab by mobilizing experts and relevant stakeholders in the market.
    6. Establish an expanding network of mentors in the specific course comprising bold entrepreneurs in that field both from the JKP economic block, Kenya
    7. Provide value chain exploration and analysis in the various predetermined sectors as prescribed by JKP.
    8. In collaboration with the SME expert ensure that SME labs act as exhibition center for MSME in the county of operation.
    9. Play role in Policy Formulation: The SME lab shall take an active role in youth favorable policy advocacy, formulation and implementation in the JKP economic block and the country at large.
    10. Ensure that by practice SME lab becomes System influencer: SME lab as part center of excellence shall actively influence and advocate for full implementation of TVET within the framework requirements of the National Education Sector Strategic Plan (2018-2022 CBET) in the region.
    11. Offer entrepreneurial support to the SME lab.
    12. Develop social media posts and case studies for the specific course for project visibilities
    13. Mobilize best performers in specific course to give testimonies at different events in the project.

    Required minimum qualifications:

    • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in the fields of Maritime security, Transport & Logistics, Tourism, Vassal repair & maintenance or other related field
    • Proven working experience with programs promoting SME development, and private sector development projects.
    • Good understanding of specific sector development context and strategic framework
    • Demonstrated experience in project management including in donor funded project management, and monitoring and evaluation.

    Personal Attributes required:

    1. Trustworthiness
    2. Integrity and professionalism
    3. Time management skills
    4. Project Management skills
    5. Problem solving and negotiation skills
    6. Decision making and leadership skills

    Our commitment to safeguarding

    CAPYEI is committed to preventing any type of unwanted behavior at work including sexual harassment, exploitation and abuse, lack of integrity and financial misconduct; and committed to promoting the welfare of young persons. CAPYEI expects all and volunteers (m/w) to share this commitment through our code of conduct. We place a high priority on ensuring that only those who share and demonstrate our values are recruited to work for us.

    Method of Application

    Interested internal candidates who meet the criteria above are encouraged to send their application letters and detailed CVs to [email protected] by 15th June 2021**.** Candidates are required to indicate the position title on the subject line of the email when applying.

    Shortlisting will be done on rolling basis.

    CAPYEI DOES NOT charge any fee at any stage of the recruitment process

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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