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ACCOUNTABILITIES

Delivering Performance – 80%
• Planning, monitoring, and reporting of the project field activities.
• Lead activities to achieve the clean cooking objective by promoting clean cooking technologies.
• Coordinate with clean cookstove suppliers, distributors, and MFIs to demonstrate demand for ICS.
• Support the Project Manager in achieving targets set for the project.
• Support to prepare annual, quarterly, and monthly plans physical as well as financial for effective execution of the project activities. Execute work plans, budget plans, monitoring, evaluation and learning plans, procurement plans, communication plans, documentation plans, etc.
• Implement project risk register and mitigate activities and review every quarter.
• Take part in project monitoring and verification of sales data for ICS sold through the project.
• Implement behavior change communications mainly demonstrations activities to ensure households make informed decisions for ICS and entrepreneurs... for enterprises.

Coordination and communication
• Coordinate with County governments, and partner’s teams to deliver agreed knowledge outputs for project learning and sharing. Organize meetings, workshops, and other information dissemination events with different stakeholders as appropriate.
• Coordinate and collaborate with other relevant actors for mutual sharing and learning as agreed.
• Ensure that project progress monthly reports are prepared and shared as per requirement.

Managing Relationships – 10%
• Develop and strengthen community networks of peers and professional contacts outside the organization forproject.
• Maintain relationships with County and National level stakeholders ensuring that transparency at all levels is maintained and project information communicated to relevant stakeholders in a timely fashion.

Lead People – 10%
• Supervise and manage business mentors to achieve their maximum productivity to ensure the project -outcomes are met.

Strengthen Organizational Profile – 5%
• Ensure Safeguarding Policy, Diversity and Dignity in the Workplace Policy, Code of Conduct, Financial Crime Policy and Global Complaints.
• Ensure beneficiaries whom we work with are aware of the safeguarding policy including the reporting lines when appropriate.
• Ensure our ethics and values, as set out in our Code of Conduct and related policies, including safeguarding, are embedded in team culture, and well modeled by others.
• Responsible for gender-responsive behavior in all actions and decisions. Ensure nondiscriminative behavior based on gender, age, sex, race, ethnic background, culture, disability, nationality, religion and marital status. Be sensitive and adaptable to gender and social inclusion.

PERSON PROFILE

To be successful in the role, the ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate:

Experience & Knowledge

Essential
• Bachelor’s degree in business related studies, Development Studies, Social Sciences, Economics, or a relevant subject.
• Master’s degree preferred. MFI background is added value.
• Five years of work experience in private sector engagement and market development.
• Experience of working in renewable energy and setting up oroperating businesses is preferred.
• Experience in capacity building, financial inclusion and behavior change communicationsBCC is preferred.
• Willingness and enthusiasm to work in challenging and difficult situations, and with vulnerable communities living in remote areas ofthe country.
• Good communication skills with fluency in English and Kiswahili.
• Good report writing and analysis skills.
• Demonstrated skills in prioritizing tasks and meeting deadlines.
• Excellent networking and communication skills.
• Good presentation and reporting skills.
• Knowledge and skills in computer.
• Familiarity with enterprise development.
• Ability to conduct knowledge transfer, effective communication, and people management abilities.
• Possess coping skills and the ability to function under pressure.
• Facilitate community programs to raise awareness of clean cooking and gender mainstreaming.
• Assist to plan and lead training sessions for communities.
• Program management skills with supporting skills in finance management, contract management, communication, negotiation, and representation.
• Leadership skills and an ability to make decisions and participate in setting strategic direction.
• Commitment to development principles and Practical Action’s vision, mission and ambition.

Desirable
• Excellent report writing, analytical, networking, presentation, and communication skills.
• High levels of demonstrated skills in prioritizing tasks and meeting deadlines.
• Demonstrate good work experience with local and national governments, INGO and local NGO partners and the Private Sector.
• Experience working in clean cooking programs
Kenya

salary-criteria

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