Vacancy for Social Economic Empowerment Oficer

Koinonia Community is seeking to fill the position of a Social economic empowerment officer as detailed below;

JOB TITTLE:  Social Economic Empowerment Officer

Reporting line: Project manager

 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

  1. In charge of all matters relating to the day-to-day empowerment of beneficiaries

  2. Promote team work in the facilitation of beneficiary activities with other members of staff and volunteers.

  3. Facilitate quality beneficiary sessions in line with their empowerment plans. Enhance the development of business plans with individual and groups of youth and families

  4. Coordinate and plan with the other staff members on work schedules to assist families and youth at risk in order to improve their social and economic situations

  5. Coordinate the establishment of empowerment initiatives. Prepare annual and monthly work plans as well as progressive and final annual reports

  6. Prepare accounting records, inventory, asset register, periodic financial reports and budget for all the beneficiaries

  7. Conduct needs assessments and case studies of beneficiaries in the project as well as update their files and database.

  8. Develop a marketing strategy and secure markets for each initiative. Plan and conduct meetings with the youth and families to monitor and evaluate progress

  9. Ensure effective communication, marketing and networking with other relevant stakeholders to improve the referral, production and sales from the empowerment initiatives.

  10. Enhance project efficiency and effectiveness through implementation of follow-up activities with various stakeholders, including monitoring of Koinonia inputs, local conditions and resources

  11. Facilitate beneficiary related training and orientation materials to promote establishment of income generating activities, knowledge building and sharing with other stakeholders.

  12. Perform any other duties assigned by the Project Manager


 

Minimum Requirements and experience

  • Diploma Business Administration, entrepreneurship, social work or related field.

  • Managed successful businesses for at least three years

  • Strong interpersonal & training skills.

  • Ability to work autonomously or in a team with a high attention to detail.

  • Excellent work ethic, proactive, and flexibile to work long hours when required.

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications, and general computer & technology literacy.

  • Due to the nature of the work, fluency in Swahili will be a strong advantage.

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