UJAMAA / No Means No Worldwide Business Manager Job in Korogocho Slums, Nairobi Kenya 2014

Job Title: Business Manager Location: Based in Korogocho Slums, Kariobangi North; Kenya

Closing Date: 29/11/2013

Company Profile: UJAMAA –AFRICA  By pairing weak and strong orphan guardians into Micro-Loan groups, Ujamaa deviates from the traditional micro-loan model which allows members to self select their own groups.

This makes possible the inclusion of older guardians who would never qualify or be chosen to be in a group.

Our Ujamaa market model and bulk purchasing provide these elderly guardians and their Ujamaa group the boost they need to overcome failing health and a lack of community support.

NO MEANS NO WORLDWIDE is a comprehensive rape prevention organization for girls and boys.
We are a school based program that uses the IMpower system of violence prevention training.We believe the best response to the epidemic of sexual assault is to provide our male and female students with an awareness of the causes and effects of sexual gender based violence and the skills to intervene or prevent it.

We are seeking an individual, with a passion based on the principals of leading a robust and transparent team of young and energetic trainers.

  • The primary responsibility is to create and develop UJAMAA/NO MEANS NO WORLDWIDE, its products and services, and mentor internal staff trainers to become effective trainers , through innovative ways.
  • Be responsible for leading the department, assuring its full integration with other activities of the organization, especially to identify and implement cross-strengthening activities in regards to teaching in Kenyan schools.
  • Be responsible for developing, maintaining and strengthening relationships with UJAMAA/NO MEANS NO WORLDWIDE-Africa  donors, the community,  relevant international and domestic financial institutions and/or Ministries.
  • Develop strategy and work plans for UJAMAA/NO MEANS NO WORLDWIDE, in consultation with UJAMAA/NO MEANS NO WORLDWIDE-Africa executive management.
  • Promote and market UJAMAA/NO MEANS NO WORLDWIDE to various the stakeholders with potential for expansion.
  • Oversee and finalize the development and training relevant to the schools and community at large.
  • Maintain a high quality of training tools and develop an effective methodology for training consistent with best international practices.
  • Develop evaluation tools to measure the effectiveness of UJAMAA/NO MEANS NO WORLDWIDE, with expansion into other slums in consideration.
  • Facilitate and spearhead functions, duties and responsibilities.
  • Supervise staff in the department going by the guidelines set up by the board of UJAMAA/NO MEANS NO WORLDWIDE.
  • Attend,contribute and prepare the minutes of the management committee  meetings.
  • Facilitate the conduct of meetings and communicate decisions to the relevant departments.
  • Develop and maintain effective working relationships between departments.
  • Ensure that departments have the necessary resources to operate efficiently.
  • Ensure that the board is furnished with Management reports in timely fashion.
  • Any other duties management deems necessary to assign.
Skills and Competencies:
  • Excellent information and management skills.
  • Super organized.
  • Quick and Direct thinker.
  • Ability to work in a high paced/high pressure environment.
  • Good interpersonal skills.
  • Humility and pragmatism.
  • Ability to work within tight reporting schedules.
  • Should exercise sound judgment.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Quick Learner-open to new and diverse ways of thinking.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills coupled with excellent organization and planning .
  • Knowledge of business development concepts and a mind tuned into innovative concepts.
  • Knowledge and ability to understand and execute management functions, financial and accounting policies, rules and procedures.
  • Experience working in development sector in Administration and Finance management.
  • Ability to prioritize and handle a diverse and heavy workload, working under pressure and strict adherence to tight deadlines.
  • Strong IT skills.
Minimum requirement
  • Must have attained a B+ or above in the Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE).
  • Bachelor’s degree  in Business Administration, Commerce, Finance and Accounting or Management
  • a Master’s degree in any Business Management related field, would be an added advantage and
  • with least 3 years experience in the same capacity in the NGO/Private Sector.
To apply send your detailed, updated resume and motivation letter, for recruitment at ujamaa.nmnw@gmail.com
NB: Include the Job Title and JOB ID in the subject line.Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

NO CANVASSING, only EMAIL applications to the above address will be considered.

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