Career Opportunities at Amani Institute 2014: Apply Now

Application Deadline: December 20th, 2014 
Amani Institute is a special place to work, formed by entrepreneurs, where new ideas and passion are always welcome. Amani Insitute look for visionary individuals with the courage and empathy to create social change.

Programs Director Kenya

Description of Position

Although only 2 years old and still in start-up phase, Amani Institute is growing rapidly and from next year on education programs will be running throughout the year. These programs are primarily held in Kenya and Brazil, with other locations to follow but are offered to a worldwide audience. People from over 30 countries have participated in the programs so far. The team is globally diverse, entrepreneurial, and values the whole individual as much as their professional ability.

The Programs Director Kenya is responsible for directing the continued and improved operations of new and existing educational programs held in Kenya. The Director will primary but not exclusively dedicate her/his time to the Post Graduate Certificate in Social Innovation Management.

  • The position is based in Nairobi, Kenya.
  • Salary commensurate with experience – and considering we are a non-profit organization in its early stage

Key Responsibilities

  •     Constant review and improvement of the curricula (instructors, courses, modules, activities) according to the social sector and employers’ needs.
  •     Coordination of the instructors and their courses in Kenya (such as checking their sessions, provide suggestions on methodology and content..)
  •     Check in during and after the programs with the students to help them build their future careers in social change.
  •     Create and coordinate an evaluation system for the Educational Programs.
  •     Find and retain new apprenticeship organizations for the Educational Programs
  •     Assist or lead new Educational Programs in Kenya for individuals and/or for institutions.
  •     Ensure that the Educational Programs are aligned with the Amani Institute values and learning pedagogy.
  •     Oversee the budget and logistics of the Educational Programs.
  •     Work in a closely-knit, fast-growing, diverse, global team. Amani is a start-up environment, so staff members will be expected to do whatever it takes to get things done, which may include long hours and intense work. This is a job for someone who wants to work hard to grow professionally with us and quickly take on more responsibility.

Required Characteristics and Experience

  •     Evidence of being a doer – high degree of performance and self-accountability
  •     Passion for social change
  •     Passion for helping individuals achieve their full potential
  •     High degree of applied empathy
  •     Significant work experience (at least 7 years), with some experience in the social change sector
  •     Knowledgeable about Social Innovation
  •     Strong written and interpersonal communication skills
  •     Project management experience, ideally for global projects
  •     Learning & Development knowledge and experience
  •     Good knowledge of MS Office
  •     Fluency in English (written and spoken)
  •     Bachelor’s degree (in any field)

Apply! Are you the ideal candidate? Send your application and CV (in English). Click here to complete the Application Form

 

Finance and Operations Assistant – Kenya 

Description of Position

The Operations Assistant will assist in duties around accounts management, administration of the organization, and general logistics around operations of the organization.

  • The position is based in Nairobi, Kenya for a Kenyan national.
  • Salary commensurate with experience – and considering we are a non-profit organization in its early stage. This is an entry level position.

Key Responsibilities

  •     Maintaining of all accounts records and files
  •     Preparation of weekly and quarterly accounts reports
  •     Preparation of administration documents and execution of administrative duties
  •     Assist in logistics of organization like courses, events and trips
  •     Carrying out administration duties as directed by Operations Manager
  •     Carrying out duties as delegated by other members of the Management team
  •     Office and administration support such as office supply management, answering enquires, web research and others.

Required Characteristics and Experience

  •     Evidence of being a doer – high degree of performance and self-accountability
  •     Passion for social change
  •     Fluency in English (written and spoken)
  •     Good knowledge of MS Office (especially Excel)
  •     Minimum Degree Qualification
  •     Background and good understanding of accounts
  •     Good stakeholder management skills
  •     Previous work or internship experience

Preferred Experience

(although not required in order to apply, possessing any of these characteristics will be a distinctive advantage)

  •     Previous logistics / event experience
  •     Fluent Swahili would be preferred
  •     Previous training/teaching experience

Apply!

Are you the ideal candidate? We will gladly receive your application and CV (in English). Click here to complete the Application Form 

 

Questions? info@amaniinstitute.org

 

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