Business support – Kenya Youth Employment and Opportunities Project

Job Expired


Business support Applications- Mombasa Count

Kenya Youth Employment Opportunities Project
Mombasa, Kenya
ABOUT THE COMPANY Kenya Youth Employment and Opportunities Project (KYEOP) is a transformational project that aims to empower and uplift the well being of the youth in Kenya by equipping them with essential training, internship and business grant opportunities. The development objective of KYEOP is to increase employment and earning opportunities among targeted young people across Kenya. The project aims to reach over 280,000 youth during the project period. The main beneficiaries of the project are youth between 18-29 years of age (with some component extending up to 35 years) who are jobless and have experienced extended spells of unemployment or who are currently working in vulnerable jobs. The level of education of targeted beneficiaries will be up to Form 4. The project will reach youth within selected counties in urban and rural areas. Support for job Creation responds to the need for job creation with initiatives to help launch new businesses, improve the productivity and job creation potential of existing micro-enterprises and among self-employed youth, and support innovative approaches to improving job and earning opportunities among the hard-to-reach youth. It addresses key constraints and market failures that limit the demand for youth employment and their productivity once in employment. JOB SUMMARY The government is implementing the Kenya Youth Empowerment Opportunituies Project that seeks to create employment and earning opportunities for the people aged between 18 to 29 years. Requirements; 1. Must be a kenyan citizen 2. National ID card 3. Must be aged between 18 to 35 years 4. Form four level of education and below RESPONSIBILITIES Support for job Creation responds to the need for job creation with initiatives to help launch new businesses, improve the productivity and job creation potential of existing micro-enterprises and among self-employed youth, and support innovative approaches to improving job and earning opportunities among the hard-to-reach youth. It addresses key constraints and market failures that limit the demand for youth employment and their productivity once in employment. This component is implemented by the Micro and Small Enterprise Authority (MSEA) and aims at assisting youth in Kenya to acquire the skills and capital required to help them in generating an income as an Entrepreneur “Mfanyabiashara”. It includes two subcomponents: • Support for self-employed- Provides Grants and Business Development Services (BDS) to the youth who are in or want to begin a business. • Catalytic interventions for job creation – Supports innovative interventions to create jobs for targeted youths by financing business plan competition targeting high potential young entrepreneurs. REQUIRED SKILLS Business performance monitoring, Business development, Business management, Business strategy, Entrepreneurship, Communication REQUIRED EDUCATION High, secondary school


More Information

  • This job has expired!
Share this job
Email Me Jobs Like These
Showing 1–0 of 0 jobs

Leave your thoughts

Do you want to receive jobs through email?




Like our Facebook page

Job Categories




    Job Location




    Jobs-Kenya

    Jobs-Kenya

    Kenya’s number 1 jobs website providing daily and latest job vacancies in Kenya.

    Email: [email protected]