2 Partnership Capacity Building & Training Coordinator Job Opportunities – Youth Challenge International (YCI) Salary 3.6m

 

Job Title:         Partnership Capacity
Building & Training Coordinator (2 Job Placements)

Organization:
Youth Challenge International (YCI)

Duty Station:
Kampala and Mpigi, Uganda

Contract Length: 1 year, renewable

Compensation:  3,602,300
UGX/month

Commitment: Full time, 37.5 hours/week

Start Date: As soon as possible

 

About Youth Challenge
International (YCI)

YCI is a leading global youth development organization that promotes
youth innovation to drive positive change. Together with our partners we create
market ready solutions that catapult youth around the world to succeed and
prosper; we are driven by youth and their potential to affect positive change
in the world. Our solutions are focused – always keeping the young people we
are designing for and with at the center of the conversation. Our approach is
rooted in creativity and constantly evolving to respond to changing needs and
market realities. YCI is an organization where diversity and talent come
together to shape a better future for youth around the world.

 

HerStart: Innovate the Future

HerStart: Innovate the Future is an initiative developed by Youth
Challenge International to foster and create innovative solutions for a more
equitable and prosperous economy within Ghana, Tanzania and Uganda.  The program includes training and support for
aspiring entrepreneurs in social enterprise, gender responsive business
planning, the measurement of social impact, and access to finance. Canadian
volunteers will be engaged in providing human capital support for activities
through on-site placements and capacity building initiatives with partner
organizations. Additionally, an entrepreneurial ecosystem will be catalyzed to
identify and reduce gendered barriers, which will foster more enabling
environments for young female entrepreneurs. This funding mechanism will also
provide programmatic support for organizations to more effectively deliver
gender-responsive activities that drive sustainable business ventures.

 

Job Summary:  Reporting
to the Project Lead, the Partnership Capacity Building & Training
Coordinator will lead activities and processes designed to leverage project
partners’ capacity to deliver more inclusive, innovative and environmentally
sustainable development initiatives, while shaping an inclusive enabling
environment for women entrepreneurs. The Partnership Capacity Building &
Training Coordinator will utilize training materials (listed below) and a
participatory approach to deliver elements of the HerStart Toolkit Curriculum
to young women and men, alongside partner organizations.

 

We are seeking a passionate, skilled, and creative candidate to deliver
exceptional results.  We are looking for
people to join our team who believe in youth as powerful agents of change, and
those who are passionate about contributing to women’s empowerment and
advancing both national and global gender equality agendas.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

·       
Partnership
Development:
Work closely with
partners to assess organizational and technical capacity  in order to align technical assistance with
real time needs for organizational sustainability; collaborate with partners to
identify and apply leading development practices, methods and tools; oversee
and coordinate the co-delivery of activities and initiatives; engage
skills-based Canadian volunteers and leverage their expertise in the
development and delivery of initiatives; 
capture and facilitate shared learning between partners, volunteers
& YCI; establish and maintain positive, collaborative and productive
relationships with project staff, implementing partners, youth participants and
volunteers.

·       
Training
and Support:
Leverage training
materials, dynamic facilitation skills and participatory approaches to engage
participants in an inclusive and responsive learning environment; provide
technical support in the preparation of training modules and learning materials
on main project themes, including social entrepreneurship, green business and
women’s leadership development; contribute to ongoing quality improvement of
training materials and processes; recognize, and adapt to the needs and
strengths of young women program participants, coaching and collaborating with
them at varying stages of starting and implementing a successful social
enterprise.

 

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
You are
a self-starter with 5+ years of progressively responsible leadership experience
in participatory facilitation and partnership building;

·       
You are
passionate about investing in women and youth livelihoods and inspired by the
potential of innovation and entrepreneurship;

·       
You are
talented at fostering relationships with young people and diverse stakeholders;

·       
You are
aligned with the Lean Startup approach and familiar with design thinking;

·       
You
understand the potential of online and offline learning environments;

·       
You have
demonstrated the ability to mentor and support ventures at the start-up phase;
you possess a learning orientation and willingness to participate in ongoing
professional and personal development;

·       
You have
a sound working knowledge of multiple methods and tools for organizational
capacity building and technical assistance;

·       
You
thrive as a team member and work respectfully and inclusively with diverse
stakeholders, including international volunteers;

·       
You
demonstrate an integrated understanding of the principles of gender equality
and the empowerment of girls, including a familiarity with the socio-economic
profile of young women in Uganda;

·       
You are
an effective communicator with excellent written and verbal English proficiency
and you are a permanent resident or a Citizen of Uganda.

 

How to Apply:

All candidates should apply online at the link below.


Click Here or the alternative link below. 

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IMPORTANT NOTES:

1) Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis – we encourage early submissions.

2) We are hiring 2 Partnership and Training Coordinators – 1 will be Kampala based and 1 will be in Mpigi. Please identify your preferred location in your application.

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