Senior County Coordinator-West Pokot

RTI International is an independent organization dedicated to conducting innovative,
multidisciplinary research that improves the human condition. With a worldwide
staff of more than 4,000 people, RTI offers innovative research and development and
a full spectrum of multidisciplinary services. Universities in North Carolina founded
RTI in 1958 as a centerpiece of the Research Triangle Park.
RTI International is implementing a USAID funded five year activity that aims
to enhance the employability of Kenya Youth for increased wage and self –
employment for underemployed youth who have not completed secondary
school. The Kenya Youth Employment and skills Program K-YES seek to
engage Senior County Coordinator in West Pokot.
Position Overview:
Senior County Coordinator will be responsible for managing all County Program
activities including Supervision of overall program implementation, at county level,
timely preparation and submission of all county financial and narrative reports.
Further the coordinator will be responsible for facilitating linkages with the
government, private sector and other stakeholders engaged in youth employment.
Specific roles and responsibilities will include:
 Manage all County program activities, including Supervision of overall
program implementation, at county level, timely preparation and submission of
all County financial and narrative reports.
 Manage all County program expenses and properties including maintenance of
internal control procedures to ensure that expenses are reasonable, allowable
and necessary and that program properties and premises are used for program
activities and ensuring USAID financial and procurement guidelines are
adhered to.
 Oversee financial and report monitoring of grantee beneficiaries.
 Facilitate networking and linkages among County program partners, including
Government of Kenya partners, local NGOs and grassroots organizations,
businesses and individuals; identify and nurture synergies with other U.S
Government-funded programs and County level
 Maintain open and regular communication with Kenya Youth Employment and
Skills Program (K-YES) National Office
 Represent K-YES program in County meetings and conferences and maintain
good relations with program stakeholders.
 Develop partnerships and linkages to strengthen vocational training institutions,
Business service providers, youth organizations as independent structures and
 Participate in Strategic planning, work planning and implementation –
participate in project team’s strategic planning, goal setting and work planning.
 Supervision of the Assistant program Coordinator and other field staff.
 Prepare County and quarterly reports, consolidate monthly work plans, develop
and confirm expenditures as per the budget.
 Identify and document lessons from the field, document best practices and write
at least one success story per month.
 Mentor and provide advice and assistance to field team as needed
 Organize trainings and monthly compact team meetings
 Organize and plan for trainings with relevant Government facilitators and
ensure materials and all logistics related to trainings and meetings are in place
 Participate in curricula design and the development of youth friendly market
driven CBETs and other program delivery documents and materials.
 Participate in join monitoring and supervision visits with technical staff, other
partner organizations and Government staff at County level
Qualifications: Applicants must possess a minimum of Relevant Master’s degree and
5-6 years of experience or Bachelor’s Degree 8-10 years of experience, or equivalent
combination of education and experience. The experience should be in Youth
workforce Development Programmes and implementing of USAID funded projects.
Local knowledge of County will be an added advantage.
To Apply; Please email cover letter and CV to by 28th
July, 2017 Applicants must include the POSITION TITLE in the subject line of
their email. Locals are encouraged to apply. Please do not attach copies of
certificates. We regret that only shortlisted applicants will be contacted
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