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Youth Officer-Digital Learning at Lutheran World Federation

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Job Description

Overall purpose of the role:

Reporting to the Technical Lead Youth protection and Development, the post holder will be charged with the following key responsibilities;

Responsibilities:

The officer will be charged with overseeing the daily operations of Kakuma Freelance Lab

  • Provide support to youth from host and refugee community who are program alumni to continue with freelance work from the Kakuma Freelance lab for sustainable growing (freelance) businesses
  • Manage the linkages of trained youths on entrepreneurship with identified markets from private sector companies (such as Microsoft, Pipe drive, Bolt, Google…) and as provided by LWF and donors.
  • Charged with ensuring that all Digital Literacy sessions at Youth centers are well coordinated and meet the needs of youths from the community.
  • Support in facilitating Mentorship and Life Skills programme for young people (Male and Female) in Kakuma and Kalobeyei, as part of the youth mentorship programme
  • Conduct regular trainings for LWF incentive/refugee staff to enhance their capacities on information technology, online protection and monitor use of knowledge gained during implementation.
  • Carry out regular monitoring of Youth activities being implemented at Kakuma camp and Kalobeyei settlement
  • Prepare and submit timely activity reports as per set donor guideline and timeline.
  • Create new and maintain existing collaborative linkages with program partners
  • Facilitate linkage with community based structures at Kakuma camp, Kalobeyei community and host community
  • Support in development of concept paper for new proposal and review of LWF documents as needed
  • Supports in developing links and relationships with partners, community groups, and other youth led organizations and potential employers for supporting young people’s progression.
  • Carry out any other assignment as requested by the Youth Protection and development Technical Lead.

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology (IT), Computer Science, Project Planning and Management, Community Development, Social Work or related fields
  • Proven experience of minimum 3 years working within a humanitarian and development programme.
  • Experience working in an international NGO will be an added advantage.
  • An impeccable professional standard of ethics as well as the willingness and ability to implement accountability activities within the LWF World Service essential.
  • Certification in Program Management or other relevant certifications an added advantage.

COMPETENCIES

  • Excellent computer skills in word processing, spreadsheets, use of internet and email
  • Proven experience in Project Management within the humanitarian sector.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills including influencing negotiation and pragmatism.
  • Excellent analytical, facilitation and documentation experience with humanitarian programmes.
  • Ability to liaise with a variety of people successfully and effectively in a multicultural set up.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Fluent in written and spoken English.

A person of high integrity that will model LWF/WS Kenya Somali Program core values:

Dignity and justice

  • Compassion and commitment
  • Respect for diversity
  • Inclusion and participation
  • Transparency and accountability

Method of Application

Interested and qualified? Go to Lutheran World Federation on lutheranworld.hire.trakstar.com to apply
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