Capacity Building Officers

at CAP Youth Empowerment Institute
Published April 6, 2022
Location Nairobi, Kenya
Category Management  
Job Type Full Time  


CAP Youth Empowerment Institute Kenya was established to provide Basic Employability Skills Training (BEST) for disadvantaged young persons (M/W) in the society with particular focus on women to get equitable, qualitative learning and access to promising labor market oriented opportunities, savings and credit that support their pathways to safe and positive futures.


The key purpose of this project is to assist disadvantaged young persons to make informed choices, develop labor-market oriented employability skills and access job placements, savings and enterprise development support.


Position Summary:


Capacity Building of Centres of Excellence (CoEs) and Mentee institutions instructors across the counties.


Duties & Responsibilities:


Ø Work with the county governments to ensure acceptability of the BEST model.


Ø Develop tools to monitor and evaluate the impact of capacity building initiative.


Ø Champion for effective implementation and delivery of CBET/BEST model aspects in the CoEs and Mentee Institutions.


Ø Conduct regular assessments on CBET/BEST model implementation in the CoEs and Mentee Institutions and put in measures in place to address the gaps if any.


Ø Plan on when to conduct impact survey of capacity building aspects implementation by the CoEs and Mentee Institutions


Ø Submit accurate, complete and timely reports as required on weekly, quarterly, half yearly or annual basis as required.


Ø Use the feedback obtained from the surveys conducted to make any necessary changes that will have positive impact on the program.


Ø Facilitate capacity building/training program to be conducted by CAP YEI to CoEs and Mentee Institutions.


Ø Facilitate capacity Building/ training program to enhance gender equality training and adoption of gender equality policies and practices in CoEs and Mentee Institutions.


Ø Coordinate training activities including organizing and planning training workshops logistics.


Ø Visit various CoEs and Mentee Institutions to assess implementation progress.


Ø Provide hands on training to the CoEs and Mentee Institutions instructors in essential and workplace related soft skills curriculum delivery the CBET/BEST way.


Ø Collect evidence of CAPYEI capacity building implementation by the CoEs and Mentee institutions


Ø conduct and/or lead capacity development needs analysis for trainees to determine learning outcomes needed for trainee’s success and collect information about target beneficiaries


Ø Develop and implement methods to monitor and evaluate the results of capacity building programs and capacity building initiatives.


Ø Devise ways of making the capacity building initiative sustainable and reliant


Ø Any other job assigned by your seniors.


Required Qualifications:


* Degree in any business related course

* At least 2 Years’ experience Previous experience in capacity building

* Good presentation and communication (verbal and written) skills

* Ability to analyze complex data and derive meaningful information

* Strong oral and written communication skills**.**


How to apply


Interested candidates who meet the criteria above are encouraged to send their application letters and detailed CVs. Candidates are required to indicate the position title on the subject line of the email when applying. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Candidates are expected to quote their current and expected pay in the cover letter. Shortlisting will be done on rolling basis.

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