Gender Associate Job at TechnoServe Kenya

TechnoServe Kenya

Gender Associate Job at TechnoServe Kenya,

Gender Associate Job at TechnoServe Kenya

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TechnoServe works with enterprising people in the developing world to build competitive farms, businesses and industries. We are a nonprofit organization that develops business solutions to poverty by linking people to information, capital and markets. Our work is rooted in the idea that hardworking people can generate income, jobs and wealth for their famil…

Gender Associate


Support peer-to-peer learning, mentorship, and coaching opportunities – Zambia, Kenya, Tanzania

  • Support the PMs in three countries to design quarterly networking sessions in collaboration with local associations and women’s networks to foster connections between women business leaders in the agricultural processing industry
  • Work with two women leaders per country (total 6) to facilitate peer-to-peer exchanges.
  • Support the mentorship between women leaders and volunteer experts within Partners in Food Solutions, as needed.

Support the AINFP internship program

  • Support the recruitment of women bachelor’s and master’s students to find placement opportunities in industrial food processing businesses.
  • Find creative ways to incorporate interns into networking and peer-to-peer learning activities
    Document lessons learned and profiles of women business leaders
  • Work with the communications team to develop a series of learning products and profiles around women business leaders and interns
  • Document lessons learned from networking, mentoring, and leadership course
  • Draft, edit, and format deliverable materials, documents, and reports as needed and in collaboration with the Regional Communication Manager and program teams

AINFP Program Support

  • Work with country teams to implement the GRD tool throughout its cycle; roll out, assess output, implement learnings and develop learning products.
  • Provide support in monitoring and reporting on the implementation of the gender buy-in across the five countries
  • Provide advice on appropriate gender-sensitive indicators in the donor report and support colleagues in the monitoring and reporting of programme results/outputs and objectives against agreed indicators

Required Skills, Knowledge, Experience and Abilities:

  • Bachelor’s degree with at least two years of experience in gender & development, education or curriculum development, business management or networking design, communications, or other relevant fields
  • Experience organizing events both in person and virtually, preferred
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience with networking or mentoring program a plus
  • Excellent spoken and written communication skills; Speaks and writes clearly and effectively. Listens to others, correctly interprets messages from others and responds appropriately. Asks questions to clarify and exhibits interest in having two-way communication. Tailors language, tone, style and format to match the audience.
  • Good stakeholder management skills – Demonstrates openness in sharing information and keeping people informed.
  • Proven ability to work within limited time constraints in the preparation of high-quality documents
  • Proficiency in English is required.
  • Self-starter with a passion for learning and transformation

These include (but are not limited to):

  • Concept design and work plan for each activity, with a work plan.
  • Regular contribution to quarterly and annual reports
  • Documentation/read out from networking events and other activities relevant to this position
  • 3-5 learning products including but not limited to profiles of women businesses

Method of Application

Interested and qualified? Go to TechnoServe Kenya on to apply