Latest Jobs in Kenya: Project Assistant, Sports for Peace and Development-Kibera

Responsible to:**Project Officer, Sports for Peace and Development
**Responsible to:
 Field Officer(s)
Department :Education and Livelihoods*
Employment Type: *Regular full-time

1.Project Planning and Design

  • Support program development, planning, implementation and evaluation.
  • Design interventions responsive to the context by way of using sports.
  • Design or review training manuals to aid in delivery of the intervention targeting the Youths
  • Develop project work plans for sports and development
  • Develop and maintain relevant database of data and serve as a hub of data that may be required for reporting purposes and sharing with donors
  • Incorporate workable empowerment model in new projects.

2.Project Implementation and Training

· Mobilize community on a need basis within the sports for peace and development project.

· Promote youth participation in sports, social cohesion and peace initiatives.

· Develop new and novel sporting activities with an aim of increasing youth participation and engagement.

· Establish of joint development initiatives among the different communities in Kibera to promote sustainable development.

· Mentorship and training of young community leaders to spearhead peace and development initiatives in Kibera.

· Establish and run community youth parliaments to increase democracy and spearhead community development initiatives that target the youths

· Link talented youth to opportunities in sports academies and clubs.

· Promote professional development for coaches and referees.

· Participate in the development and update of training materials.

· Forge positive partnerships for the attainment of project goals.

· In liaison with the Program Coordinator identify opportunities to strengthen the sports for development component of the program.

· Represent the program in trainings, forums and seminars with directive from the coordinator

· Engage with the coordinator in prospecting for funds

3.Project Monitoring& Evaluation

· Compile reports (narrative and data) and submit them to the program coordinator as per the set deadlines

· Participate in the design, data collection and analysis of surveys and routine data

· Ensure proper documentation and dissemination of lessons learnt.

· Evaluation of training conducted.

· Monitoring and reviewing the progress of trainees.

4.Financial Management and Reporting

· Offer support in program budgets. Monitor budget spending in line with the spending plans, budget vs actual analyses, and develop remedial plans where necessary to ensure budgets are optimally utilized.

· Ensure donor compliance with donor guidelines and contracts including budget flexibility and reporting requirements.

· Manage budget and work plan in liaison with the coordinator.

5.Education and Competencies

· Diploma in Community Development, Social Studies, Project Management and related field.

· Minimum 2 years in a similar position with demonstrated achievements.

· Informal Settlement experience is an added advantage.

· Great Interpersonal Skills.

· Team Player who is ready to learn and grow.

· Has empathy, is Positive and has encouraging personality.

· Has knowledge on child protection policy and implementation

· Has been able to implement youth mentorship curriculum

· Has knowledge on Microsoft office packages and among other ICT skills

How to apply

Send a cover letter and resume with reference PROJECT ASSISTANT, SPORTS FOR PEACE AND DEVELOPMENT to on or before 16th April 2021.

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