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Mentor, LIFT- Samburu at Boma Projects

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Job Description

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Manage the LIFT Rural Entrepreneur Access Project (REAP), that will help participants start businesses to uplift their living standards and ensure environmental conservation.
  • Provide mentoring to the agreed number of small business enterprises under the REAP – LIFT Programme.
  • In a collaborative process with the community and BOMA Location Committees, target and identify eligible women for the REAP – LIFT Programme, based on BOMA’s criteria – (using the Participatory Wealth Ranking and Participatory Rural Appraisal Tools)
  • Meet with established Business Groups (BGs) as required, help them make decisions about their business and provide mentorship and guidance as needed.
  • Conduct/deliver business and savings skills trainings including financial management to the businesses in the designated locations and surrounding manyattas.
  • Train and mentor, the Business Groups, green entrepreneurship, climate change adaptation, climate-smart technologies.
  • Support the mentors to ensure entrepreneurs succeed in production, trade, and value addition based on the green enterprises.
  • Perform a minimum of agreed visits per week to the business groups and savings groups for which you are responsible.
  • Collect data and information for individuals, business group performance, participation of BG members in savings groups, savings group performance, participants living standards, participation in climate change adaptations, and other relevant information.
  • Upload quality data and information on groups performance using the BOMA taroworks system (information management technology) as required.
  • Report on the businesses and savings groups’ performances to the Field Officer.
  • Represent BOMA in the designated location, including as a representative for the organization in local development committees.

QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE

  • At least a Diploma in community development, social work or another related discipline.
  • At least two (2) years’ experience in similar work.
  • Proven experience in data collection and or mentorship is an added advantage.
  • Possess excellent interpersonal skills; candidates should be able to relate well to both the women with whom we work, and the BOMA Field Officer.
  • Be self-driven, and able to work with minimal staff supervision.
  • Must be a native of the respective location you are applying for with working knowledge of English, Swahili and the local language.
  • Strongly encouraged – Have a valid motorcycle license and experience on how to ride a motorcycle or (at least willingness to present a motorcycle license within the first 3 months of employment).

Deadline: May 19, 2023

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