SME Development Assistant

Kenya Association of Manufacturers is seeking to hire a SME Development Assistant who will support in project implementation-COVID-19 pandemic impact on MSMEs through innovation program.

Application deadline: 12th November, 2021

Key objectives

Mobilization of activities to participate in the project
Coordinating project activities
Duties and responsibilities

Assist in mobilizing MSMEs to participate in the program
Assisting in designing and production of a call for participation
Assisting in Recruitment and Shortlisting of MSMEs
Assisting to coordinate specialized training for SMEs
Assisting to coordinate competition set up for the manufacturing SMEs innovation award scheme
Marketing/Publicity of the innovation award scheme.
Assisting in Performance assessment and reporting
Collaborating with stakeholders including industry partners to deliver project objectives
Working closely with the SME Executive, monitor the project monthly, providing an update on project successes
Planning, coordinating, and documenting of meetings, workshops, and other program activities
Participate in project review and closeout meetings.
Collaborating with stakeholders including industry partners to deliver project objectives
Prepare appropriate input on various reports and publications.
Participate in trainings and other activities as requested.
Other relevant duties assigned.
Requirements and Personal Attributes:

A degree in either Marketing or Business Development or any other relevant degree,
Advanced training or experience in Sales or Marketing fields an added advantage
At least 3 years relevant work experience in a comparable work environment.
Effective organizational skills, team player, keen attentive to detail and ability to multitask.
Good knowledge of the manufacturing industry.
Excellent relationship management and networking skills
Excellent Marketing and presentation skills
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Knowledgeable of the industrial sector in Kenya.


Qualifying candidates should complete the online application and submit their CV and Application letter only to hr@kam.co.ke indicating the words “SME Development Assistant Officer” or “TVET Cooperative PO -Nairobi” on the email subject line so as to reach us not later than 12th November 2021.

Only the shortlisted shall be contacted.

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