Indonesia HUB_2 Coordinator
Location: Semarang, Indonesia
Project Title: EQWIP HUBS: Powering Youth Innovation for Sustainable Livelihoods
Start: September 2015
Status: Manager Level, contract
Salary: Competitive Salary and Benefits
EQWIP HUBS will be a dynamic platform of diverse actors and young people working together to develop solutions to both local and global social, economic and environmental challenges in six countries around the world. EQWIP, an innovative youth serving partnership between Canada World Youth (CWY) and Youth Challenge International (YCI) has brought together a global consortium including UN-HABITAT, TakingITGlobal (TIG) and the Education Development Centre (EDC) to collaborate on this initiative.
Through 17 youth centered HUBS in urban areas, participatory programming will support young people in accessing a sustainable livelihood. Through the engagement of a multi-stakeholder HUB Network, EQWIP HUBS will foster a supportive and responsive enabling environment for youth livelihood activities by providing mentorship, coaching and access to capital. The HUB Network will strengthen the capacity of public and private sector stakeholders and civil society related to youth mainstreaming for policies, products and services.
EQWIP HUBS is building a team of energetic, skilled and passionate individuals who are motivated by the prospect of exploring new and creative approaches to solving complex global challenges.
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.
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
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 Indonesia
Deadline to apply: Friday, September 11, 2015 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 firstname.lastname@example.org with “INDONESIA, Semarang HUBS 2 Coordinator” in the subject line. No phone calls about the position can be accepted. We thank all applicants for their interest; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.