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Mentor, SEED – Marsabit at Boma Projects

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Job Description

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Manage the Rural Entrepreneur Access Project (REAP), BOMA’s program that helps low-income youth start businesses to uplift their living standards
  • Provide mentoring to the agreed number of small business enterprises.
  • In a collaborative process with the community (Participatory Rural Appraisal) and BOMA Location Committees, target and identify eligible youth for the program, based on BOMA’s criteria
  • Meet with established business groups, help them make decisions about their business and offer other guidance as needed,
  • Conduct/deliver business and savings skills trainings and mentor (provide guidance and support) to the businesses in the designated location and surrounding manyattas
  • Survey individuals and collect data on living standards, participation in savings groups, and other relevant information.
  • Represent BOMA in the designated location, including as a representative for the organization in local development committees.
  • Report on the businesses and savings groups’ performances to the Field Officer.
  • Perform a minimum of agreed visits per week to the business groups and savings groups for which you are responsible and upload all data collected at a minimum rate of once a month

QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE

  • At least a Diploma in Community Development, Social Work or another related discipline.
  • Minimum one (1) year experience managing livelihood and community development projects, specifically with a youth entrepreneurship component. Proven experience in data collection 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 ward you are applying for with working knowledge of English, Swahili and the local language.
  • Have a valid motorcycle license and has experience on how to ride a motorcycle
  • Strongly encouraged – Have a valid motorcycle license and experience on how to ride a motorcycle or (at least present a motorcycle license within the first 3 months of employment)

Deadline: May 19, 2023

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