Country Manager Kenya

In today’s interconnected tapestry of global challenges—ranging from climate crises to refugee influxes—MoMo underscores the imperative of transcending cultural and socio-economic boundaries, particularly in narrowing the digital divide.

SISTER SCHOOLS & DEEP Kenya are looking for a Country Manager Kenya to assist the Director in Kenya Sarah Wanjira and her team. Your duties will include supporting the Kenyan partner organization in areas such as communication and marketing, fundraising, and program development. We’re looking for an individual who is passionate about education, with affinity and knowledge of Kenyan culture, responsible, committed, and with good communication and organizational skills.

Company Description MoMo
Momo Education by Sister Schools Foundation is an educational Global Citizenship programme for students aged 10 – 16, that focuses on connecting youth from both sides of the welfare divide using our Digital Educational Exchange Platform (DEEP). By connecting with schools worldwide, we aim to create a digitally connected network for educational innovation. Our work aligns with the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) ‘Quality education’ (4) and ‘Reduced inequalities’ (10). Join our network as a volunteer and be part of the innovative 21st-century educational community.
MoMo envisions a world where all youth, regardless of their background, have equal access to quality information & education, fostering a global community of learners, who then become empowered global citizens. It’s MoMo’s mission to create a globally interconnected learning & communication platform by supporting schools in Kenya with digital education and connecting them to sister schools in the Netherlands through a global citizenship programme, focussed on equal opportunity, children rights and media & digital literacy.
Core product MoMo Education; an international educational exchange program aimed at intercultural collaboration between pupils with a different socio-economic and cultural background, for sustainable development.
Learning Objectives & Outcomes:
Putting English & Creative Communication Skills into Practice
Increasing Digital Literacy & Media Literacy
Clarifying democratic culture; Freedom and Equality & Power and Participation
Exploring Identity, Diversity, Inclusion, Solidarity & Equal Opportunity
Implementing Sustainability, Globalization & Technological Citizenship
Setting up intercultural collaborations between schools and pupils
Lifelong Learning through community projects (with parents) & Teacher Training

Sister Schools has established digital educational exchange projects in Kenya & the Netherlands with 500 + pupils since 2018.

Skills & Qualifications:
Proven work experience (2+ years) as a project manager with a network in East Africa (Kenya).
Strong communication and organizational skills
Team worker with a passion for (lifelong) learning and internationalization of education, making a positive change in the lives of many!

Accounting
Computer skills (maintenance and programming)
Software (excel, word, PPT)
A flexible approach to work in a diverse team.
Willingness to learn new skills and open to collaborate between the several teams.

You will be:
Assisting the Kenyan country manager in the project execution and preparing the (financial) reports
Working with the teams marketing, R&D, Management, Online Educational Material Developers a.o.
Organizing, planning and budgeting the projects
Assisting & reporting to the director of MoMo

Most of the work is online and you will be working together with our team of professional volunteers.
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What do you get in return:
You will gain (more) experience & new skills in our learning network organization
You work in an innovative, growing international organization
You will work with a diverse, energetic, and motivated team towards a global goal
A new potential point to add to your CV

What is the added value of this job position:
Without a connection, you can not get to know each other.
Without communication you can’t exchange thoughts, feelings and ideas.
Once there is connection and communication you can commit to support each other and collaborate based on the ideal of solidarity, equity and inclusion.

MoMo Education is Solidarity in Action!
Participating in a project with MoMo means indirectly fighting poverty. As Nelson Mandela stated: “Education is the most powerful weapon to change the world.”
Within MoMo, we learn from and with each other across cultural differences. With this work, you can make a positive difference and counteract polarization.

Keywords: Global Network | Quality Education | Support | Distributive Society | Reduce Inequality | Diversity | Every potential is possible | Inclusivity | Acting to make the change | Democratize access to technology| Engaging learning experiences

Working hours: preferably 1 day a week starting June 2024.

Discussable: allowance / contract

How do you qualify: Write a motivation letter and a letter of intent. What do you think you can bring to MoMo? How can you grow into this job? Are you willing to keep learning and invest some free time into this?

Vacature Kenmerken

Centrum, Noord, Oost, West, Zuid

Branche

Educatie, Mensenrechten

Doelgroep

Volwassenen

Wat ga je doen

Bestuur, Communicatie en media

Extra's

Niet van toepassing

Taalniveau

Alleen Engels

Vacaturenummer

34290

Publicatie datum

8 mei 2024

Naam contactpersoon

Julia Strijland

Locatie

2024-05-14T08:28:12.000Z

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