ActionAid Zambia Job Vacancy Youth Hub Coordinator -

ActionAid Zambia Job Vacancy Youth Hub Coordinat...

ActionAid Zambia  -  Lusaka,    Closes: March 12, 2019

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Job Description

ActionAid Zambia has a vacancy for an experienced and suitably qualified individual to fill the position of Youth Hub Coordinator.

Purpose of the Role

  • Responsible for planning and coordination of day to day hub activities at the Global platform.
  • To coordinate and ensure that the Global Platform is running smoothly to support the implementation of all the hub activities
  • To build and support the team innovations that are constantly improving the hub
  • Delivering progressive and inspiring youth hub activities around key thematic areas in line with AAZ Country strategy
  • Mentor youth to lead different regular youth hub activities that enhance the work of the Global Platform and AAZ
  • Provide strategic over sight to Programme activities
  • To manage the communication and sustainability of the Global Platform
  • To collaborate and work closely with the economic innovation advisor to put into place new ideas and pilots that will improve the platforms economic stability.
  • Manage relationships with partners/clients as delegated by the Programmes Manager
  • Ensure all youth hub activities are monitored and evaluated efficiently and effectively to capture learning and impact.
  • Connect with youth hubs in the country, region and world to learn and bring new ideas to the platform
  • Supervise and support staff, interns and volunteers working on initiatives that fall under the Youth Hub.
  • Organizational development activities

Person Specifications

  • Any degree discipline is acceptable for entry into the profession, although a Masters in any Social Sciences will be added advantage.
  • At least 3 years working experience of designing and delivering participatory trainings
  • Experience of youth activism; passionate about youth-led activism
  • Experience of monitoring and evaluation or capturing learning for projects
  • Experience of running events and coordinating complex activities
  • Experience of setting up systems
  • An understanding of ActionAid work around youth issues

Other Required Competences

  • Good organizational and planning skills
  • Ability to write concise, analytical and accurate reports to meet agreed deadlines
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills in English
  • Good negotiation and interpersonal skills, ability to relate well and build a rapport with a diverse range of people
  • Detail focused, time management and ability to meet deadlines
  • Integrity and professionalism: personal initiative and ability to take ownership; willingness to accept wide responsibilities and ability to work independently.
  • Accountability: mature and responsible; ability to operate in compliance with organizational rules and regulations
  • Teamwork and respect for diversity: ability to operate effectively in a multi-cultural, multi-ethnic environment with sensitivity and respect for diversity and gender.
  • Genuine commitment towards the Human Rights-Based Approach principles which includes solidarity, compassion, reciprocity and self-reliance; and commitment towards the organization’s core values.

To apply, please send a cover letter and Curriculum Vitae highlighting how you match the criteria in the Job Description to the following email address; [email protected]; copy in [email protected]

Alternatively, applications can be sent to The Human Resources, ActionAid Zambia, P O Box 51407, Lusaka. Closing date for receipt of applications is Wednesday 13th March 2019 at 17:00.

ActionAid is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified women are encouraged to apply. Please Note: While we value all applications, we can only respond to short listed candidates. ActionAid’s Website:

Posted on March 05, 2019
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