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Volunteer Global Programme Manager



Posted over 30 days ago...

The Global Programme Manager is responsible for oversight of all aspects of the IYF projects and programmes worldwide.


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London, EC1A 2BN

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Expires at anytime

What will you be doing?

(A) Oversight of programmes and project implementation:

Management of IYF global projects in a flexible and participatory manner, with a facilitative approach, while retaining strong focus on results and programme implementation; Oversight and management of programme planning, and implementation with emphasis on achievement of IYF goals and targets; Coordination and supervision of administrative, monitoring and evaluation, financial, and programmatic management of IYF Global Programme aspects in accordance with IYF rules, policies and procedures; Support to the preparation of aggregate reports and ensure they are regularly prepared on activities, outputs and outcomes; and Together with implementing partners and other stakeholders, regularly identify challenges and provide recommendations to mitigate project risks and ensure smooth project implementation.

  (B) Provide administrative and programme support:

Oversee IYF’s commitments within the corporate agreements with the Global Fund, ensures effective application of RBM tools, monitors unit work plans, programme effectiveness and achievement of results; Maintaining regular contact with Programme counterparts and key stakeholders; Recruitment, performance and career management and supervision of BPS staff (including out-posted staff) to motivate and promote organizational excellence; and Promoting cross-unit teamwork, building consensus within the BPS on key challenges and solutions to address them.

  (C) Establish and maintains strategic partnerships with government, CSOs and technical partners and supports resource mobilization efforts:

Maintain high level strategic partnerships and ensures close cooperation between the IYF and the responsible implementing partners to ensure effective implementation of the agreed activities and delivery of outputs in a timely manner; Lead partnership development on behalf of IYF to develop time-bound and strategic approaches to develop capacity; Leads communication efforts by identifying strategic opportunities to highlight programme achievements and appropriate modalities; and Develop and implement partnerships and resources mobilization strategies to achieve programme outcomes.

What are we looking for?

Functional Competencies

Ability to assist in strategic planning, results-based management and reporting. Ability to assist in corporate strategic initiatives. Excellent computer, internet, social media and information system skills. Excellent communication and coordination skills.

  Skills Required for Position

Ability to interact cordially and communicate with a diverse community. Effective oral and written communication skills. Ability to assess and evaluate situations quickly, accurately, and effectively.

  Experience A minimum of three years of experience and results preferred in programme management,  international development, youth empowerment role, development, communications, international relations, youth studies, sport, women empowerment, youth-led organizations or another relevant field.

What difference will you make?

The results of the work of the Global Programme Manager will have an impact on the overall programme management and success in the implementation of the Programme’s strategies and particularly:

Creating new opportunities and programme interventions for youth development. Effective implementation and achievement of programme results and objectives. Effective implementation of capacity development initiatives with national stakeholders and other partners with strong linkages with other regional programmes.


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