ActionAid Global Platform Facilitator NGO Job in Kenya

ActionAid is a global movement of people working together to further human rights and defeat poverty for all.

Global Platform Facilitator

Location: Nanyuki

Contract Duration: 2 years

The job holder will be responsible to develop, conduct and organize trainings at the Global Platform, including Global Volunteer, Global Health, Global Intern, Global Citizens College, Toolbox courses, Training of Facilitators and Youth Forums for local youth. 


The Job holder will oversee development sessions for the various courses at the platform within the areas of voluntarism, democracy, human rights based approach and political systems. 
The person will facilitate and maintain relationships with partners and arrange excursions with them.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Development of training manuals, course scripts and detailed evaluations of each course, contributing to the development of Training4Change’s courses and methodologies.
  • Develop innovative concepts for youth engagement at the Global Platform in accordance with local and international needs.
  • Mutual teamwork with co-facilitators.
  • Provide administrative and practical tasks related to the running courses.
  • Provide round the clock support to course participants.
  • Developing training content and conduct sessions for the Global Contact trainings taking into concern how to make it participatory with a strong linkage to the surrounding community and the flow of the course.
  • Continuously evaluate and amend the teaching schedule and teaching methods, so as to ensure professional development.
  • Conduct induction for the participants on the rules and regulations of the Platform with the participants.

Appointment to the position will be made from persons who have:

  • Minimum education of undergraduate degree in Social Work or a related field from a recognized University;
  • At least 2-3 years working experience.
  • Experience in conducting training and development of participatory training courses.
  • Experience in working with and promoting Social Justice.
  • Experience with activism, advocacy work, campaigning and lobbyism.
  • Demonstrated work with youth empowerment and capacity building of youth groups.
  • Experience from working with people from different countries is an advantage.
Key Competencies
  • Ability to work both collaboratively and independently;
  • Excellent communication and writing skills;
  • Self-motivated person able to work without supervision;
  • Team player;
  • Excellent computer skills;
  • Ability to work in a diverse team environment; and
  • Should have both oral and written communication skills including good facilitation skills.
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How to Apply

Interested candidates should submit, to The Head of Human Resources Organisation Development and Essential Services, their CV and Motivation letter on or before June 24th, 2016 via the email address

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

ActionAid is an equal opportunities employer. 

Qualified female candidates are encouraged to apply.

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