Wednesday, August 21, 2013

Camp and Centre Managers

The Kenya Scouts Association (KSA) is the leading Scouting presence in Africa and the largest Youth Movement in Kenya where it was established in 1910.
As part of the World Organization of the Scout Movement, KSA aspires to create a Better World through provision of a value based and skills-oriented education for young people.
All posts are open to the current membership of KSA and any other professionals supporting the aims of Scouting.

Camp and Centre Managers in the following Centres:

a. Nairobi
b. Machakos
c. Nyeri
d. Embu
e. Siaya
f. Kilifi

Key Responsibilities

Market the Camp  Centre with the respective Counties
Coordinate and manage the day to day running of the Camp  Centre as per Organization’s laid down policy.
Ensure that the Camp is running and becomes profitable and sustainable
Coordinate activities in consultation with Camps and Sites Committee and the Head Office
Ensure the financial well being of the Organization and adherence to statutory obligations
Prepare and present technical and financial reports and monthly to the Camps  Training Centres Committee.
Perform any other duties that may be assigned by the National Executive Committee and the Governing Council.

Essential skills, knowledge and competencies

Diploma in Social work or related field
At least 2 years experience in a similar or related position.
Proven leadership skills including Camp Management, ability to prepare and analyze programme plans, financial forecasts and feasibility studies.
Excellent listening, verbal and written communication as well as interpersonal skills.
Ability to interact with Scouts  the General Public
Ability to promote the Camp and ensure accountability, transparency and the profitability, sustainability of the Camp  Centre.
Be a team player
Ability to work under pressure and meet set deadlines
Good understanding of Scouting

Interested candidates are requested to submit their applications, latest CV, day time telephone number, copies of relevant credentials and details of three referees to:
So as to be received by the undersigned on or before 4th September, 2013

The National Commissioner Camps and Sites
Kenya Scouts Association
P.O. Box 41422-00100
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted