Kenya: Senior Technical Advisor, Positive Youth Development (1 position)

Organization: Amref Health Africa
Country: Kenya
Closing date: 08 Mar 2018


Project Strategy and Technical Guidance
 Lead the design, planning, implementation and management of both Counties’ project activities.

 Provide overall quality assurance on technical design and implementation of activities, ensuring that they are technically sound and appropriate, including the development and delivery of related capacity building and training support.

 Provide technical guidance to the development of youth-related activities in Counties respective annual work plan and budget.

 Participate in the development of the project Information, Education and Communication materials relevant to youth.

 Assist project staff in establishing and maintaining relationships with youth-serving government agencies and youth organizations, especially national youth-led organizations.

 Represent the project at the County level and attend all relevant County meetings.

 Develop and maintain strong working relationships and alliances with implementing partners and other key stakeholders at the county and national level.

 Represent Amref Health Africa at relevant donor and professional workshops and meetings.

 Participate in select regional organizational learning forums, such as communities of practice and technical working groups.

 Stay abreast of state of the art developments in quality standards and innovations relative to youth development programming, including donor strategies and guidelines, and ensure timely circulation of information and documentation to project staff.

Documentation and Research
 Identify strategic opportunities for learning, lead operations research, and assist with data collection, analysis and dissemination of findings, including developing internal and external publications such as briefs, abstracts, concept notes…

 Collaborate with Amref Health Africa communications department to develop materials showcasing the project’s key activities and achievements.

Capacity Building

 Mentor and train the project youth advisor, community coordinators and youth facilitators on positive youth development technics.

 Develop positive youth development training of trainer’s tools and guidelines.

 Design the capacity building activities for youth champions and youth led civil society organizations at the County level.

Monitoring and Evaluation

 Assist with developing appropriate monitoring tools and implementing systems at the county level to utilize these tools.

 Strengthen the capacity of project staff to evaluate program performance and report and share results.

 Track achievements of project objectives and indicators and write progress reports on a monthly, quarterly and annual basis in compliance with donor requirements.

 Ensure that relevant program monitoring and evaluation systems, technical reviews, and the documentation and dissemination of best practices and lessons learned, capture timely, high quality information and utilize data to inform decisions and foster learning and innovation.

 Monitor project implementation and inform Chief of Party and Program manager on ongoing basis; troubleshoot as needed to ensure smooth implementation of project activities.

How to apply:

please send your resume and cover letter before March 8th, 2018 to with the subject line: REF: Amref/RMNCAH/2018/02-06. Applicants who speak/understand the following local languages are strongly encouraged to apply: Rendille, Samburu, Borana and Gabra.