GDI Employers Engagement Manager Job Kenya 2021
Career Employment Kenya: GDI Employers Engagement Manager Job Kenya 2021
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Employers Engagement Manager Job, HR Jobs Kenya June 2021,

Position: Employers Engagement Manager

Location: Mombasa, Kenya

Job description

The employer engagement Manager will play a critical role in the identification, mobilizing, and working with different partners to connect Opportunity Youth (OYs) with job opportunities in Mombasa, Kenya. The Employment manager will focus on but not limited to three main areas:

  • Demand mapping for current and future jobs that OY can be trained, also use the data to guide the development of a curriculum for training those skills
  • Identification and driving partnerships with training organization to co-design the curriculum, recruit and skill OY with the demand-driven skills
  • Relationship building with potential employers that will provide placement opportunities for graduates out of the training, advise on the current and future demand support curriculum co-design, convene employers, connect with business associations, chamber of commerce organizations, etc., to build programs that support OY and change mindset of employers.


The following are the key duties of this position. These are not to be construed as exclusive or all-inclusive. Other duties will develop as the network evolves.

Employer Engagement 40%

  • Map out employers in the ecosystem for the key clusters leveraging data from demand mapping; support sector leads to build out curricula for the prioritized clusters
  • Engage training organizations and potential employers to co-design a demand-driven curriculum for skilling opportunity youth together with the sector leads
  • Be a point of contact to provide advice, information, and support for employers, enabling and supporting them to be able to offer placement opportunities

Partnerships 40%

  • Engage different stakeholders such as Government, Private Sector, and employers and support regular job demand mapping across different sectors in Mombasa for current and future jobs seeking to identify formal and informal jobs and roles
  • Build out relationships with private sector associations such as FKE, KTB, KEPSA, business councils, Association of manufacturers, SACCOs, finance, chamber of commerce among others
  • Build relationships with employers and attend relevant forums, to promote and influence the creation of opportunities targeting the OYs

Program management 20%

  • Develop assessment and capacity-strengthening approach for the career development of individual OYs
  • Educate and influence the perceptions of employers considering recruiting OYs through providing awareness sessions, events, etc.
  • Lead in advocacy campaigns and policy engagement aiming at creating an enabling environment for the creation of more employment opportunities

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