Team Leader

SustaiNet Group Ltd (SGL) offers development consulting services to facilitate effective agricultural market-oriented and private sector-led development to clients including governments, international development organisations and agro-businesses. The company is looking for suitable long-standing international expert to undertake the following project implementation-based tasks for Youth employment in the agri-food sector project by GIZ in western Kenya.

Specific Tasks

· Ensuring the coherence and complementarity of the performance with other achievements of the programme at local and national level.

· Conception, implementation and monitoring and evaluation of measures for the capacity development of local partners in the following areas:

o Advising partner institutions, training centres, district governments, youth organizations, financial institutions and relevant companies; responsibility for developing the concept of education and training aimed at improving employability and employment opportunities and the agri-food sector.

· Ensuring the compatibility of project management.

· Considering cross-cutting issues (e.g. gender equality).

· Identification of short-term deployments within the available budget, planning and management of operations and support for local and international short-term staff.

  • Ensure impact monitoring.

· Support preparation and adaptation of the operational plan, project-relevant research and in the preparation and implementation of an internal evaluation/preparation of a follow-up project.

  • Responsibility for controlling the use of funds and financial planning in consultation with officer responsible for the commission.

· Ensuring networking and coordination with other development partners in the region.

· Supporting development, presentation and dissemination of developed concepts and knowledge products in the discussions at national level.

· Supporting development of Public Relations materials and awareness-raising activities.

· Monitoring of trainees and trainees (if given) in their professional environment and feedback /measures to improve the working environment.

Qualification

· University degree (diploma/master),M.Sc. or comparable degree in vocational education, agriculture, agricultural economy, rural development, social sciences or related fields

· Reliable English skills (C1 according to European reference framework); good command of the German language in word and writing (B2)

· 10 years of professional experience in the rural development and/or vocational training sector

· 8 years in agricultural value chains, rural vocational training/youth employment or regional economic development

· 5 years of management experience as a team leader in projects or management in companies

· 5 years of experience in projects in sub-Saharan Africa.

· 5 years of experience in EZ projects.

· Experience in cooperation with private companies and financial institutions, application of gender-sensitive approaches and their Adaptation, consulting on organizational development and participatory processes, Monitoring and evaluation).

· Proven training in Capacity WORKS

· Experience in financial management.

How to apply

Please use this link to access the job profile: https://sustainetgroup.zohorecruit.com/recruit/Portal.na?digest=PfuFotfb…

Candidates who meet the requirements should upload their updated resume and indicate expected monthly salary.

SustaiNet Group Ltd is an equal opportunity employer. Only shortlisted candidates, whose CVs and motivation statements are submitted through the dedicated link will be contacted.

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