20 Oct HUB 1 Coordinator – Senegal, Dakar

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  • Company Name: Youth Challenge International
  • Project Title: EQWIP HUBs Powering Youth Innovation for Sustainable Livelihoods
  • Start: As soon as possible
  • Working Location: Dakar, Senegal
  • Status: Coordinator Level, contract
  • Schedule: Full-time
  • Salary: Competitive Salary & Benefits
POSITION DESCRIPTION

The HUB Coordinator, reporting to the Country Manager, will provide leadership and management for the local HUB and its associated activities. S/he will support activities to build partner and youth capacity in livelihood development.  S/he will establish and maintain positive, collaborative and productive relationships with project staff, implementing partners, youth participants and volunteers.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Provide leadership and management for the coordination and delivery of HUB activities
  • Management of and support to teams of Canadian volunteers
  • Monitor annual work plans and ensure compliance
  • Ensure preparation and submission of project activity reports
  • Provide guidance to the HUB staff regarding tools and strategies to ensure that programming is responsive to youth and volunteer needs
  • Ensure program quality through implementation of country-specific project review systems and comprehensive M&E systems
  • Develop and maintain relationship with Canadian foreign missions
  • Remain well-informed about national and regional issues affecting youth
  • Support the development and update of sector strategies in relevant areas of programming
  • Provide support to ensure that activities are meeting their goals and targets, recommend program adjustments when necessary to keep the project on track
  • Support training and supervision of HUB staff and volunteer teams
  • Coordinate training activities for youth
  • Coordination of and support to HUB Network
  • Coordinate orientation training for Canadian volunteers
  • Perform other duties as delegated by the Country Manager
TECHNICAL QUALIFICATIONS
  • University diploma
  • 5 to 7 years of progressively responsible leadership and coordination experience
  • Understanding of and compatible vision for effective community development with a focus on networking and training delivery
  • Ability to work with and through partners
  • Passion for working with youth; an understanding of the current situation for young people
  • Comfort with linking work to a range of stakeholders, including civil authorities, community group leaders, donors, private sector and other international NGOs on initiatives
  • Experience with current approaches to adult learning and participatory methods for M&E
  • Proven ability to develop and monitor work plans and training plans
  • Demonstrated mentoring abilities and experience supporting peers
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Strong verbal and written English skills required
  • Applicant must be citizen of Senegal

Deadline to apply: Thursday, November 3oth, 2017 at 5pm EST.  Applications will be considered upon submission.   Please submit your cover letter and CV as a one document Word or PDF e-mail attachment to hrsenegal@eqwiphubs.org with “HUB  1 Coordinator – Dakar” in the subject line.  Applications will not be considered beyond the deadline. We thank all applicants for their interest; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.



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