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Intern Youth Sector- COG



2 weeks ago

Job Description

Support in the collection of information and data on the performance of County Governments in the Youth sector; • Assist in the facilitation and monitoring of youth mainstreaming activities in the Council of Governors’ committees; • Support in the creation of sensitization/awareness on youth programmes / projects by the County Governments; • Support in the development of training and promotional materials in conjunction with the Gender and Education team on youth approaches; • Continuously update and maintain an accurate data base for all the County Executive Committee Members, County Chief Officers and County Directors in charge of Youth; • Assist in ensuring youth and youth with disabilities integration in the day-to-day activities at the Council of Governors; • Support in the convening, coordination and minute writing during Committee meetings; • Ensuring that all reports are written and submitted within required timelines and quality; • Support intra and inter-agency and governmental consultations on Youth and related issues; • Undertake research work on contemporary issues, analysis of documents and preparation of position papers, policy briefs, and success stories in the Youth sector; • Maintain up to date records of all the decisions, agreements, reports and other documents concerning the Committee; • Support in the analysis and review of policy and legislative frameworks in the Youth sector of concern to County Governments; • Support the implementation of the day to day activities and programmes under the Gender, Youth, Sports, Children, Culture and Social Services Committee; • Perform any other duty as may be assigned by the Supervisor.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  1. Experience in documentation and report production for high‐level and/or technical meetings Highly motivated and dynamic personality with a good degree of autonomy, eager to take initiative and capable to perform in team work
  2. Full computer literacy in Microsoft Office Package suite and in the use of web browser capability
  3. Knowledge and understanding of government related processes and terminologies
  4. Knowledge of youth mainstreaming work in Kenya especially in policy formulation, legislation
  5. Strong interpersonal skills – including but not limited to – the ability to work under pressure with restrictive timelines and to establish and maintain effective working relationships with people
  6. A good understanding of devolution
  7. Good knowledge of Gender, Disability and Youth issues
  8. Excellent spoken and written English skills
  9. Excellent communication skills (oral, written and presentation)
  10. Ability to communicate effectively with people of diverse backgrounds, gender, national and cultural backgrounds
  11. The ability to work under pressure
  12. Attention to detail, deadlines and report writing

Education + Experience

  1. Degree in Communication, Social Sciences, Gender Studies or other related degree