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  • Posted: Mar 22, 2024
    Deadline: Not specified
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    Echo Network Africa (ENA) formerly Kenya Women Holding (KWH) is a woman led, women serving development institution that works with other like minded stakeholders to empower, position and advocate for women with specific focus on young women, women with disabilities and women from marginalized communities.
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    Programme Assistant, Financial Inclusion

    JOB SUMMARY

    • The Programme Assistant is responsible for handling all the assigned activities and initiatives that promote affordable and accessible financial and non-financial services for women and their families.

    KEY TASKS, DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

    The Financial Inclusion Programme Assistant is responsible for:

    Training

    • To assist in training on financial and non-financial programmes for women and communities
    • Training on group formation, group dynamics and enhancing capacity for women to participate effectively in financial inclusion initiatives.
    • Financial Literacy and entrepreneurial skills.

    Credit Provision

    • Disburse loans of different products to different women groups as per the budget.
    • To provide a financial health check after the receipt of financial support to ensure that the women continue to manage their finances effectively.
    • Business assessment of all the women groups eligible for the Revolving Loan Fund
    • Create linkages with financial and non-financial institutions
    • Mobilize resources for the initiative.
    • Working in collaboration with LIPs Local Implementing Partners to ensure flow of activities
    • Conduct follow-ups on loan disbursements & repayment and ensure clean portfolio

    Advocacy and Networking

    • Facilitate market Linkages to our beneficiaries
    • Assist in lobbying and advocacy towards women-responsive laws and policies on financial inclusion.
    • Build linkages with the informal sectors to train on savings schemes amongst the informal groups

    Client Engagement

    • Contributing in the development of a policy for the Revolving Loan Fund for the LIPs.
    • Involvement in documentation of the success stories within the communities.
    • Mapping of new women groups to strengthen and ensure continuous growth.

    QUALIFICATIONS

    ACADEMIC:

    • Diploma in Business Administration, Social studies, Economics or related field. A degree is an added advantage.

    EXPERIENCE

    • At least 2 years related experience in programme planning and implementation
    • Report writing and knowledge of project life cycle
    • Solid knowledge of the financial inclusion sector as evidenced by minimum 3 years of professional experience in the sector as a researcher or provider
    • Practical experience in conducting needs assessments of Microfinance clients and analysis of results

    PROFESSIONAL/ FUNCTIONAL COMPETENCIES:

    • Ability to evaluate businesses and business plans
    • Good written and oral communication skills in English and Kiswahili
    • Strong presentation, training and facilitation skills
    • Mobilization and coordination skills

    PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES

    • Tech savvy
    • Attention to detail
    • Excellent interpersonal skills
    • Work independently with minimum supervision
    • High integrity and ethical conduct
    • Accountable for results

    SUPERVISION RECEIVED

    The job holder is accountable to the Programme Centre Manager – Community Resilience and Livelihoods.

    SUPERVISION GIVEN

    The job holder directly supervises the following:

    • None

    LIMITS OF AUTHORITY/ CONTACTS

    Programme Center Documents

    • ENA Programme Policy
    • Programme Center Reporting Data Bases

    OTHER REQUIREMENTS

    • Certificate of Good Conduct

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    Intern - Planning, Monitoring & Evaluation

    JOB SUMMARY

    • The PM&E Intern will be responsible for supporting the designing, developing, managing, and enhancing a relational database acting as a knowledge management system, utilizing local server-based technology (should be assessable online and offline), linking it to Kobo Toolbox for data collection, and integrating it with PowerBI for data visualization and analysis. Additionally, this position entails incorporating a reporting module within the database to generate and disseminate M&E reports effectively.

    KEY TASKS, DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

    The PM&E Intern will assist in the following areas:

    Database Development:

    • Design and develop a comprehensive relational database acting as a knowledge management system using local server-based technology.
    • Create data structures, tables, and relationships within the database to support various types of information, including M&E data, reports, and documents.

    Kobo Toolbox Integration:

    • Configure Kobo Toolbox to collect M&E data and information, ensuring seamless integration with the relational database.
    • Customize data collection forms and questionnaires in Kobo Toolbox to capture relevant data for monitoring and evaluation purposes.

    Database and Kobo Toolbox Linkage:

    • Establish a robust connection between the relational database and Kobo Toolbox, enabling automated data transfer and synchronization.
    • Implement data validation and error-checking mechanisms to maintain data integrity and consistency between the two platforms.

    PowerBI Integration:

    • Integrate the relational database with PowerBI for real-time data visualization, reporting, and analysis.
    • Develop interactive dashboards and reports in PowerBI to communicate M&E findings and insights effectively to stakeholders.

    Reporting Module Development:

    • Design and implement a reporting module within the database to generate standardized M&E reports.
    • Develop customizable report templates and formats to meet the diverse reporting needs of stakeholders.

    Database Management:

    • Manage and maintain the relational database, including data entry, cleaning, troubleshooting, and report generation tasks.
    • Ensure the accuracy, completeness, and quality of data by conducting regular data validation checks and cleaning procedures.

    Knowledge Management:

    • Organize and categorize information within the database to facilitate easy retrieval and access by users.
    • Develop and maintain documentation, manuals, and guidelines for using the knowledge management system effectively.

    Training and Capacity Building:

    • Provide training and support to staff members on database management, data entry, reporting, and troubleshooting procedures.
    • Conduct capacity-building sessions to enhance staff skills in utilizing the knowledge management system for M&E purposes.

    Continuous Improvement:

    • Monitor the performance and usability of the database, Kobo Toolbox, and PowerBI solutions, identifying areas for improvement.
    • Continuously update and refine the knowledge management system based on user feedback and emerging needs.

    QUALIFICATIONS

    ACADEMIC:

    • Minimum qualification of a diploma in Computer Science, Information Technology, Statistics, Monitoring & Evaluation or a related field.

    SKILLS

    • Six months experience in relational database development
    • Familiarity with Kobo Toolbox or similar data collection platforms.
    • Strong technical skills in database development and management, with proficiency in SQL or other database management systems.
    • Basic understanding of data visualization concepts and tools, such as PowerBI.
    • Excellent analytical, problem-solving, and communication skills.
    • Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a fast-paced environment.
    • Attention to detail and commitment to data accuracy and quality

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    Programme Assistant, Community Resilience and Livelihoods

    JOB SUMMARY

    • The Programme Assistant will support programme work in the Community Resilience and Livelihoods Programme Center, and will contribute to programmatic and administrative duties including resource mobilization.

    KEY TASKS, DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

    The Programme Assistant is responsible for:

    Programme Support and Delivery

    • ·Support the Programme Manager in the design, planning and implementation of strategies within the focus area.
    • Assisting in planning and overseeing of significant events within the Programme Center.
    • Maintaining programme center calendar and sending out reminders of impending appointments.
    • Preparing documentation for financial and programmatic reporting.
    • Typing letters and reports as may be required from time to time.
    • Processing requests for payments to vendors and suppliers.

    Resource Mobilization and Fundraising

    • Support fundraising for implementation of the Programme Center’s mandate as per the ENA Strategic Plan 2023 – 2027.
    • Participate in resource mobilization efforts to identify opportunities and support development of concept papers and proposals for submission to prospective donors.
    • Facilitate research and study on community resilience and livelihoods focus area in relation to Gender
    • Equality Women Empowerment (GEWE) and Gender Equality Social Inclusion (GESI).

    Stakeholder Engagement

    • Manage and update Programme Center Contact Data Base.
    • Mobilize participants and stakeholders to attend programme meetings and forums.

    QUALIFICATIONS

    ACADEMIC:

    • ·Diploma in Environmental Studies, Gender Studies, Development Studies, Social Sciences or any other related field. A degree is an added advantage.

    EXPERIENCE

    • At least two years’ related experience in programme planning and implementation.
    • Report writing and knowledge of project life cycles
    • Experience in resource mobilization (proposal development and submission).
    • Good understanding of community resilience and livelihoods context in Kenya.

    PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIP

    • Not Applicable

    SKILLS

    • Strong Organizational Skills: Ability to operate in a performance driven environment with minimum supervision.
    • Ethical Conduct: A commitment to upholding professional ethics and integrity in all programme center activities, including confidentiality, accuracy, respect for diverse perspectives and in accordance to ENA’s core values.
    • Stakeholder Relations: Develop and maintain positive relationships with all programme center beneficiaries, participants and partners.
    • Compelling Communication Skills: Polite, Clear and excellent communication including phone etiquette.

    PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES

    • Tech savvy
    • Excellent interpersonal skills
    • Ability to multitask
    • Ability to pay attention to detail
    • Creative thinking
    • Proper compositional practices
    • Strong organizational skills
    • Excellent Time Management

    SUPERVISION RECEIVED

    • The job holder is accountable to the Programme Center Manager – Community Resilience and Livelihoods

    SUPERVISION GIVEN

    The job holder directly supervises the following:

    • · None

    LIMITS OF AUTHORITY/ CONTACTS

    Programme Center Documents

    • ENA Programme Policy
    • Programme Center Reporting Data Bases

    OTHER REQUIREMENTS

    • Certificate of Good Conduct

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    Gender Specialist

    JOB SUMMARY

    • The Gender Specialist will participate in the development of a workable and contextualized Gender Equity and Social Inclusion (GESI) Strategy and oversee its implementation in the aquaculture project dubbed Empowering Youth in Sustainable Aquaculture Markets and Jobs Creation. This strategy will be utilized by ENA and other partners in the aquaculture project to guide Gender Equity and Social Inclusion amongst all programme partners.
    • The primary objective of the programme is to reshape prevailing perceptions surrounding the entrepreneurial and employment prospects within the aquaculture sector. By focusing on building knowledge and enhancing capacity, the initiative seeks to inspire young people, particularly women, to recognize and capitalize on the abundant opportunities and growth potential offered by engaging in aquaculture and mariculture.
    • A key facet of the programme involves addressing socio-cultural norms and attitudes, with a specific aim to dismantle barriers that contribute to the male-dominated nature of the sector. Through targeted interventions, the consortium aspires to foster a more inclusive environment, ensuring greater participation and representation of women in the aquaculture industry.

    KEY TASKS, DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

    Directly contribute to the achievement of relevant Project outputs.

    • Undertake a gender analysis to identify gender gaps and develop relevant tools to address them.
    • Lead the planning and implementation of GESI activities
    • Provide strategic advice to Project Consortium partners regarding the realization of GESI throughout the Programme deliverables.
    • Disseminate updates on GESI-related policies, guidelines, templates, standards, and norms related to project implementation.
    • Disseminate updates on GESI-related policies, guidelines, templates, standards, and norms related to project implementation.
    • Train the key actors on aspects of gender and youth mainstreaming for integrating gender and youth considerations into all aspects programme management.
    • Prepare high-quality Terms of Reference for TOTs and monitor the development and implementation of their work plans.
    • Coordinate consortium partners to ensure GESI-responsive planning and implementation of activities.

    Provide necessary support to project partners on GESI-related issues:

    • Participate in developing a strategy for mainstreaming GESI and develop action-plans for its implementation.
    • Oversee the implementation of the GESI strategy in the project.
    • Facilitate sensitization and awareness creation sessions conducted by Local Implementing Partners on GESI
    • Collaborate with Monitoring and Reporting Experts in the consortium to make sure impact measurement focuses on women, PWDs and other vulnerable groups.
    • Collaborate with Monitoring and Reporting Experts in the consortium to make sure impact measurement focuses on women, PWDs and other vulnerable groups.
    •  Build capacity of project staff on GESI

     Contribute to producing resource materials on GESI-related issues:

    • Support development and maintenance of the knowledge products on relevant GESI issues.
    • Document lessons learned and best practices for the project.

    QUALIFICATIONS

    ACADEMIC:

    • A Masters Degree in the field of Gender Studies, Sociology, Project Management, Development or Law or any other related fields.

    EXPERIENCE & SKILLS

    • Over 10 years of relevant experience in Gender Equity and Social Inclusion.
    • Strong writing, research and analytical skills.
    • Strong organizational, advocacy, internal and external engagement skills.
    • Strong experience and knowledge of gender transformative approaches, gender mainstreaming/integration, Gender Action Learning Systems.
    • Proven knowledge and hands on experience in gender capacity building.
    • Excellent facilitation skills, communication, partnership and teamwork skills.
    • Knowledge of government structures and policies at local and national level particularly within the field of gender.
    • Demonstrate skills on preparing quality reports and other knowledge products.
    • Sound understanding of sustainable development goals and their implications on the program.

    PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIP

    • · None

    CRITICAL COMPETENCIES

    • Cultural awareness.
    • Analytical skills.
    • Critical thinking.
    • Flexibility and adaptability.
    • Teamwork and collaboration.

    PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES

    • Tech savvy.
    • High integrity and ethical conduct.
    • Confidential.
    • Self-driven and reliable.
    • Excellent interpersonal skills.
    • Accountable for results.

    SUPERVISION RECEIVED

    • The job holder is accountable to the Country Director.

    SUPERVISION GIVEN

    The job holder supervises the following:

    • Project Officers.
    • Project Assistants.

    LIMITS OF AUTHORITY/ CONTACTS

    • Access to assets in the Programme centers as restricted in ENA’s policies and procedures.
    • Access to all data and information on programmes in the institution as restricted to ENA’s policies and procedures.

    OTHER REQUIREMENTS

    • Certificate of Good Conduct.

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    County Project Assistant - Homa-Bay

    JOB SUMMARY 

    • The Project Assistant will handle all the assigned activities and initiatives under Financial Inclusion and Community Resilience at County Level. 

    KEY TASKS, DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES 

    The Project Assistant is responsible for: 

    Training 

    • To assist in training on Financial, Aquaculture and Climate Change Adaptation programmes for women and communities 
    • Training on group formation, group dynamics and enhancing capacity for women to participate effectively in financial inclusion initiatives 
    • Financial Literacy and entrepreneurial skills.  

    Credit Provision 

    • Disburse loans of different products to different women groups as per the budget. 
    • To provide a financial health check after the receipt of financial support to ensure that the women continue to manage their finances effectively.  
    • Business assessment of all the women groups eligible for the Revolving Loan Fund 
    • Create linkages with financial and non-financial institutions 
    • Support fundraising for implementation of the Programme Centres’ mandate as per the ENA Strategic Plan 2023 – 2027. 
    • Working in collaboration with Local Implementing Partners to plan and implement activities 
    • Support identification of women groups to receive cages and fish ponds and management of fish farming  
    • Conduct follow-ups on loan disbursements & repayment and ensure clean portfolio  

    Advocacy and Networking 

    • Facilitate market Linkages to our beneficiaries 
    • Assist in lobbying and advocacy towards women-responsive laws and policies on financial inclusion. 
    • Build linkages with the informal sectors to train on savings schemes amongst the informal groups 

    Client Engagement 

    • Contributing in the development of a policy for the Revolving Loan Fund for the LIPs. 
    • Involvement in documentation of the success stories within the communities. 
    • Mapping of new women groups to strengthen and ensure continuous growth. 
    • Manage and update County Contact Database. 
    • Mobilize participants and stakeholders to attend programme meetings and forums. 

    Reporting 

    • Preparing documentation for Financial and Programmatic reporting in close working collaboration with ENA’s County Local Implementing Partners. 

    QUALIFICATIONS 

    ACADEMIC: Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Co-operative Business, Social Studies, Economics or related field. 

    EXPERIENCE 

    • Solid knowledge of the financial inclusion sector as evidenced by minimum 3 years of professional experience in reputable financial institutions. 
    • Practical experience in conducting needs assessments of microfinance clients and analysis of results. 
    • At least 2 years related experience in report writing and knowledge of project life cycle in addition to programme planning and implementation, would be an added advantage. 

    PROFESSIONAL/ FUNCTIONAL COMPETENCIES: 

    • Ability to evaluate businesses and business plans 
    • Good written and oral communication skills in English and Kiswahili  
    • Strong presentation, training and facilitation skills  
    • Mobilization and coordination skills 

    PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES 

    • Tech savvy 
    • Attention to detail  
    • Excellent interpersonal skills 
    • Work independently with minimum supervision 
    • High integrity and ethical conduct 
    • Accountable for results 

    SUPERVISION GIVEN 

    The job holder directly supervises: None 

    LIMITS OF AUTHORITY/ CONTACTS 

    Programme Centre Documents  

    • ENA Programme Policy 
    • Programme Centre Reporting Databases 

    OTHER REQUIREMENTS 

    • Certificate of Good Conduct 

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    County Project Assistant - Siaya

    JOB SUMMARY 

    • The Project Assistant will handle all the assigned activities and initiatives under Financial Inclusion and Community Resilience at County Level. 

    KEY TASKS, DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES 

    The Project Assistant is responsible for: 

    Training 

    • To assist in training on Financial, Aquaculture and Climate Change Adaptation programmes for women and communities 
    • Training on group formation, group dynamics and enhancing capacity for women to participate effectively in financial inclusion initiatives 
    • Financial Literacy and entrepreneurial skills.  

    Credit Provision 

    • Disburse loans of different products to different women groups as per the budget. 
    • To provide a financial health check after the receipt of financial support to ensure that the women continue to manage their finances effectively.  
    • Business assessment of all the women groups eligible for the Revolving Loan Fund 
    • Create linkages with financial and non-financial institutions 
    • Support fundraising for implementation of the Programme Centres’ mandate as per the ENA Strategic Plan 2023 – 2027. 
    • Working in collaboration with Local Implementing Partners to plan and implement activities 
    • Support identification of women groups to receive cages and fish ponds and management of fish farming  
    • Conduct follow-ups on loan disbursements & repayment and ensure clean portfolio  

    Advocacy and Networking 

    • Facilitate market Linkages to our beneficiaries 
    • Assist in lobbying and advocacy towards women-responsive laws and policies on financial inclusion. 
    • Build linkages with the informal sectors to train on savings schemes amongst the informal groups 

    Client Engagement 

    • Contributing in the development of a policy for the Revolving Loan Fund for the LIPs. 
    • Involvement in documentation of the success stories within the communities. 
    • Mapping of new women groups to strengthen and ensure continuous growth. 
    • Manage and update County Contact Database. 
    • Mobilize participants and stakeholders to attend programme meetings and forums. 

    Reporting 

    • Preparing documentation for Financial and Programmatic reporting in close working collaboration with ENA’s County Local Implementing Partners. 

    QUALIFICATIONS 

    ACADEMIC: Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Co-operative Business, Social Studies, Economics or related field. 

    EXPERIENCE 

    • Solid knowledge of the financial inclusion sector as evidenced by minimum 3 years of professional experience in reputable financial institutions. 
    • Practical experience in conducting needs assessments of microfinance clients and analysis of results. 
    • At least 2 years related experience in report writing and knowledge of project life cycle in addition to programme planning and implementation, would be an added advantage. 

    PROFESSIONAL/ FUNCTIONAL COMPETENCIES: 

    • Ability to evaluate businesses and business plans 
    • Good written and oral communication skills in English and Kiswahili  
    • Strong presentation, training and facilitation skills  
    • Mobilization and coordination skills 

    PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES 

    • Tech savvy 
    • Attention to detail  
    • Excellent interpersonal skills 
    • Work independently with minimum supervision 
    • High integrity and ethical conduct 
    • Accountable for results 

    SUPERVISION GIVEN 

    The job holder directly supervises: None 

    LIMITS OF AUTHORITY/ CONTACTS 

    Programme Centre Documents  

    • ENA Programme Policy 
    • Programme Centre Reporting Databases 

    OTHER REQUIREMENTS 

    • Certificate of Good Conduct 

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    County Project Assistant - Busia

    JOB SUMMARY 

    • The Project Assistant will handle all the assigned activities and initiatives under Financial Inclusion and Community Resilience at County Level. 

    KEY TASKS, DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES 

    The Project Assistant is responsible for: 

    Training 

    • To assist in training on Financial, Aquaculture and Climate Change Adaptation programmes for women and communities 
    • Training on group formation, group dynamics and enhancing capacity for women to participate effectively in financial inclusion initiatives 
    • Financial Literacy and entrepreneurial skills.  

    Credit Provision 

    • Disburse loans of different products to different women groups as per the budget. 
    • To provide a financial health check after the receipt of financial support to ensure that the women continue to manage their finances effectively.  
    • Business assessment of all the women groups eligible for the Revolving Loan Fund 
    • Create linkages with financial and non-financial institutions 
    • Support fundraising for implementation of the Programme Centres’ mandate as per the ENA Strategic Plan 2023 – 2027. 
    • Working in collaboration with Local Implementing Partners to plan and implement activities 
    • Support identification of women groups to receive cages and fish ponds and management of fish farming  
    • Conduct follow-ups on loan disbursements & repayment and ensure clean portfolio  

    Advocacy and Networking 

    • Facilitate market Linkages to our beneficiaries 
    • Assist in lobbying and advocacy towards women-responsive laws and policies on financial inclusion. 
    • Build linkages with the informal sectors to train on savings schemes amongst the informal groups 

    Client Engagement 

    • Contributing in the development of a policy for the Revolving Loan Fund for the LIPs. 
    • Involvement in documentation of the success stories within the communities. 
    • Mapping of new women groups to strengthen and ensure continuous growth. 
    • Manage and update County Contact Database. 
    • Mobilize participants and stakeholders to attend programme meetings and forums. 

    Reporting 

    • Preparing documentation for Financial and Programmatic reporting in close working collaboration with ENA’s County Local Implementing Partners. 

    QUALIFICATIONS 

    ACADEMIC: Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Co-operative Business, Social Studies, Economics or related field. 

    EXPERIENCE 

    • Solid knowledge of the financial inclusion sector as evidenced by minimum 3 years of professional experience in reputable financial institutions. 
    • Practical experience in conducting needs assessments of microfinance clients and analysis of results. 
    • At least 2 years related experience in report writing and knowledge of project life cycle in addition to programme planning and implementation, would be an added advantage. 

    PROFESSIONAL/ FUNCTIONAL COMPETENCIES: 

    • Ability to evaluate businesses and business plans 
    • Good written and oral communication skills in English and Kiswahili  
    • Strong presentation, training and facilitation skills  
    • Mobilization and coordination skills 

    PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES 

    • Tech savvy 
    • Attention to detail  
    • Excellent interpersonal skills 
    • Work independently with minimum supervision 
    • High integrity and ethical conduct 
    • Accountable for results 

    SUPERVISION GIVEN 

    The job holder directly supervises: None 

    LIMITS OF AUTHORITY/ CONTACTS 

    Programme Centre Documents  

    • ENA Programme Policy 
    • Programme Centre Reporting Databases 

    OTHER REQUIREMENTS 

    • Certificate of Good Conduct 

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    County Project Assistant - Kilifi

    JOB SUMMARY 

    • The Project Assistant will handle all the assigned activities and initiatives under Financial Inclusion and Community Resilience at County Level. 

    KEY TASKS, DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES 

    The Project Assistant is responsible for: 

    Training 

    • To assist in training on Financial, Aquaculture and Climate Change Adaptation programmes for women and communities 
    • Training on group formation, group dynamics and enhancing capacity for women to participate effectively in financial inclusion initiatives 
    • Financial Literacy and entrepreneurial skills.  

    Credit Provision 

    • Disburse loans of different products to different women groups as per the budget. 
    • To provide a financial health check after the receipt of financial support to ensure that the women continue to manage their finances effectively.  
    • Business assessment of all the women groups eligible for the Revolving Loan Fund 
    • Create linkages with financial and non-financial institutions 
    • Support fundraising for implementation of the Programme Centres’ mandate as per the ENA Strategic Plan 2023 – 2027. 
    • Working in collaboration with Local Implementing Partners to plan and implement activities 
    • Support identification of women groups to receive cages and fish ponds and management of fish farming  
    • Conduct follow-ups on loan disbursements & repayment and ensure clean portfolio  

    Advocacy and Networking 

    • Facilitate market Linkages to our beneficiaries 
    • Assist in lobbying and advocacy towards women-responsive laws and policies on financial inclusion. 
    • Build linkages with the informal sectors to train on savings schemes amongst the informal groups 

    Client Engagement 

    • Contributing in the development of a policy for the Revolving Loan Fund for the LIPs. 
    • Involvement in documentation of the success stories within the communities. 
    • Mapping of new women groups to strengthen and ensure continuous growth. 
    • Manage and update County Contact Database. 
    • Mobilize participants and stakeholders to attend programme meetings and forums. 

    Reporting 

    • Preparing documentation for Financial and Programmatic reporting in close working collaboration with ENA’s County Local Implementing Partners. 

    QUALIFICATIONS 

    ACADEMIC: Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Co-operative Business, Social Studies, Economics or related field. 

    EXPERIENCE 

    • Solid knowledge of the financial inclusion sector as evidenced by minimum 3 years of professional experience in reputable financial institutions. 
    • Practical experience in conducting needs assessments of microfinance clients and analysis of results. 
    • At least 2 years related experience in report writing and knowledge of project life cycle in addition to programme planning and implementation, would be an added advantage. 

    PROFESSIONAL/ FUNCTIONAL COMPETENCIES: 

    • Ability to evaluate businesses and business plans 
    • Good written and oral communication skills in English and Kiswahili  
    • Strong presentation, training and facilitation skills  
    • Mobilization and coordination skills 

    PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES 

    • Tech savvy 
    • Attention to detail  
    • Excellent interpersonal skills 
    • Work independently with minimum supervision 
    • High integrity and ethical conduct 
    • Accountable for results 

    SUPERVISION GIVEN 

    The job holder directly supervises: None 

    LIMITS OF AUTHORITY/ CONTACTS 

    Programme Centre Documents  

    • ENA Programme Policy 
    • Programme Centre Reporting Databases 

    OTHER REQUIREMENTS 

    • Certificate of Good Conduct 

    go to method of application »

    County Project Assistant - Kisumu

    JOB SUMMARY 

    • The Project Assistant will handle all the assigned activities and initiatives under Financial Inclusion and Community Resilience at County Level. 

    KEY TASKS, DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES 

    The Project Assistant is responsible for: 

    Training 

    • To assist in training on Financial, Aquaculture and Climate Change Adaptation programmes for women and communities 
    • Training on group formation, group dynamics and enhancing capacity for women to participate effectively in financial inclusion initiatives 
    • Financial Literacy and entrepreneurial skills.  

    Credit Provision 

    • Disburse loans of different products to different women groups as per the budget. 
    • To provide a financial health check after the receipt of financial support to ensure that the women continue to manage their finances effectively.  
    • Business assessment of all the women groups eligible for the Revolving Loan Fund 
    • Create linkages with financial and non-financial institutions 
    • Support fundraising for implementation of the Programme Centres’ mandate as per the ENA Strategic Plan 2023 – 2027. 
    • Working in collaboration with Local Implementing Partners to plan and implement activities 
    • Support identification of women groups to receive cages and fish ponds and management of fish farming  
    • Conduct follow-ups on loan disbursements & repayment and ensure clean portfolio  

    Advocacy and Networking 

    • Facilitate market Linkages to our beneficiaries 
    • Assist in lobbying and advocacy towards women-responsive laws and policies on financial inclusion. 
    • Build linkages with the informal sectors to train on savings schemes amongst the informal groups 

    Client Engagement 

    • Contributing in the development of a policy for the Revolving Loan Fund for the LIPs. 
    • Involvement in documentation of the success stories within the communities. 
    • Mapping of new women groups to strengthen and ensure continuous growth. 
    • Manage and update County Contact Database. 
    • Mobilize participants and stakeholders to attend programme meetings and forums. 

    Reporting 

    • Preparing documentation for Financial and Programmatic reporting in close working collaboration with ENA’s County Local Implementing Partners. 

    QUALIFICATIONS 

    ACADEMIC: Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Co-operative Business, Social Studies, Economics or related field. 

    EXPERIENCE 

    • Solid knowledge of the financial inclusion sector as evidenced by minimum 3 years of professional experience in reputable financial institutions. 
    • Practical experience in conducting needs assessments of microfinance clients and analysis of results. 
    • At least 2 years related experience in report writing and knowledge of project life cycle in addition to programme planning and implementation, would be an added advantage. 

    PROFESSIONAL/ FUNCTIONAL COMPETENCIES: 

    • Ability to evaluate businesses and business plans 
    • Good written and oral communication skills in English and Kiswahili  
    • Strong presentation, training and facilitation skills  
    • Mobilization and coordination skills 

    PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES 

    • Tech savvy 
    • Attention to detail  
    • Excellent interpersonal skills 
    • Work independently with minimum supervision 
    • High integrity and ethical conduct 
    • Accountable for results 

    SUPERVISION GIVEN 

    The job holder directly supervises: None 

    LIMITS OF AUTHORITY/ CONTACTS 

    Programme Centre Documents  

    • ENA Programme Policy 
    • Programme Centre Reporting Databases 

    OTHER REQUIREMENTS 

    • Certificate of Good Conduct 

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    County Project Assistant - Kakamega

    JOB SUMMARY 

    • The Project Assistant will handle all the assigned activities and initiatives under Financial Inclusion and Community Resilience at County Level. 

    KEY TASKS, DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES 

    The Project Assistant is responsible for: 

    Training 

    • To assist in training on Financial, Aquaculture and Climate Change Adaptation programmes for women and communities 
    • Training on group formation, group dynamics and enhancing capacity for women to participate effectively in financial inclusion initiatives 
    • Financial Literacy and entrepreneurial skills.  

    Credit Provision 

    • Disburse loans of different products to different women groups as per the budget. 
    • To provide a financial health check after the receipt of financial support to ensure that the women continue to manage their finances effectively.  
    • Business assessment of all the women groups eligible for the Revolving Loan Fund 
    • Create linkages with financial and non-financial institutions 
    • Support fundraising for implementation of the Programme Centres’ mandate as per the ENA Strategic Plan 2023 – 2027. 
    • Working in collaboration with Local Implementing Partners to plan and implement activities 
    • Support identification of women groups to receive cages and fish ponds and management of fish farming  
    • Conduct follow-ups on loan disbursements & repayment and ensure clean portfolio  

    Advocacy and Networking 

    • Facilitate market Linkages to our beneficiaries 
    • Assist in lobbying and advocacy towards women-responsive laws and policies on financial inclusion. 
    • Build linkages with the informal sectors to train on savings schemes amongst the informal groups 

    Client Engagement 

    • Contributing in the development of a policy for the Revolving Loan Fund for the LIPs. 
    • Involvement in documentation of the success stories within the communities. 
    • Mapping of new women groups to strengthen and ensure continuous growth. 
    • Manage and update County Contact Database. 
    • Mobilize participants and stakeholders to attend programme meetings and forums. 

    Reporting 

    • Preparing documentation for Financial and Programmatic reporting in close working collaboration with ENA’s County Local Implementing Partners. 

    QUALIFICATIONS 

    ACADEMIC: Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Co-operative Business, Social Studies, Economics or related field. 

    EXPERIENCE 

    • Solid knowledge of the financial inclusion sector as evidenced by minimum 3 years of professional experience in reputable financial institutions. 
    • Practical experience in conducting needs assessments of microfinance clients and analysis of results. 
    • At least 2 years related experience in report writing and knowledge of project life cycle in addition to programme planning and implementation, would be an added advantage. 

    PROFESSIONAL/ FUNCTIONAL COMPETENCIES: 

    • Ability to evaluate businesses and business plans 
    • Good written and oral communication skills in English and Kiswahili  
    • Strong presentation, training and facilitation skills  
    • Mobilization and coordination skills 

    PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES 

    • Tech savvy 
    • Attention to detail  
    • Excellent interpersonal skills 
    • Work independently with minimum supervision 
    • High integrity and ethical conduct 
    • Accountable for results 

    SUPERVISION GIVEN 

    The job holder directly supervises: None 

    LIMITS OF AUTHORITY/ CONTACTS 

    Programme Centre Documents  

    • ENA Programme Policy 
    • Programme Centre Reporting Databases 

    OTHER REQUIREMENTS 

    • Certificate of Good Conduct 

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