Job Functions and Responsibilities
Training ICS LMEs on Business Skills Development, Agency Empowerment, Selfleadership, and other areas based on identified capacity gaps.
Providing customized one-on-one business mentoring support to ICS Last Mile Entrepreneurs in the project areas as per the identified needs.
Coordinating the formation of Village Savings and Loaning Associations (VSLAs) among the ICS LMEs
Organizing for group networking and information sharing sessions among the LMEs
Making regular monitoring of LMEs businesses to ensure implementation as per the project goal
Organizing meetings in liaison with project implementation team for any planned field activities
Collecting data/information from LMEs for regular monitoring of project indicators.
Coordinating the generation of reports from the LMEs in the respective regions Any other task that may be assigned by Project Manager/Project Officer-Enterprise Development
Experience and Qualification
A graduate degree in Business related discipline, Sales and Marketing or any other relevant field with at least 2 years’ working experience or a Diploma with at least 3 years working experience in business development services for small and micro enterprises.
Experience in financial inclusion, household energy value chains (Improved Cookstoves) and Agency Empowerment programs for energy entrepreneurs will be an added advantage
He/she must be experienced in adult capacity building; especially in the fields of business skills development and Village Savings and Loaning Associations (VSLAs)
The incumbent will have strong communication skills in English, Swahili and local languages, training and coaching skills as well as excellent time management, organizational, networking and liaison skills
He/she will also have In-depth knowledge and understanding of the renewable energy sub-sector of Kenya
He/she will be proficient in Computer application with knowledge in use of online reporting platforms and report writing.
In addition, the incumbent will be self-motivated and with the ability to work under minimal supervision
The person will have strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work effectively with stakeholders across different sectors
Immediate availability is highly desirable
on or before 18th July 2023.
Method of Application
Interested applicants should send a motivation letter for the volunteer Business Mentor position; including an updated CV to Practical Action Kenya office by email to email@example.com with subject line Business Mentor – Baringo to reach Practical Action
Qualified and interested consultants should submit the following:
A cover letter outlining relevant experience in planning and managing similar events.
Detailed technical and financial proposals in Kenya Shillings.
CVs of the consultant (s).
Evidence of experience in similar work
Company registration and tax compliance certificates