ACWICT is a Kenya-based ICT for Development (ICT4D) Organization whose mission is to promote women’s and youths’ access to and knowledge of ICTs as tools for sustainable development. ACWICT is managed by an independent competent board of trustees and a secretariat with qualified staff in areas of expertise. Our head office is based in Nairobi, with field offices in 9 counties across the country. The day to day activities at ACWICT are managed by an executive director who reports to the board of trustees.
The innovation ‘Vusha Girls Employability Program’ will be implemented in Kisumu and Nairobi counties to reduce young women’s risks for transactional sex and HIV infections. Reporting to the Program Manager, the Job Placements Officers will:
Jobs Placement Officer Job Responsibilities
- Conduct rapid labor market assessments in view of identifying job placement opportunities.
- Ensure the young women trained in the program are placed in jobs, entrepreneurship, internships and apprenticeships.
- Work with the Program Manager, county Program Officers and Master trainers to determine the labor market needs.
- Provide mentorship and technical support to youth participants engaging online work.
- Make regular follow-up visits, calls to employer partners and program participants placed in jobs/internships to establish progress and possible areas of support.
- Work with the database management team to maintain an up-to date database of employers and participants placements details.
- Prepare weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual work plans and reports for review by the program management team.
Qualifications for the Jobs Placement Officer Job
- Degree in Human Resource or any other field.
- Diploma in Human Resource Management.
- Excellent Communications Skills.
- Good interpersonal skills.
- Three years experience in a similar capacity.
How to Apply
Interested candidates to submit their applications to [email protected]. The closing date is 5th December 2016. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. ACWICT is an equal opportunity employer