Youth Engagement Associate

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Job Summary

One of the clients is seeking qualified candidates to fill this role

  • Minimum Qualification: Degree
  • Experience Level: Mid level
  • Experience Length: 3 years

Job Description

Job Mission
Your mission is to provide operational guidance to the implementation of the youth engagement goals of the organization by working with the learning and development team, national partners, universities, corporate bodies and parastatals to ensure the project meets performance-based targets and generate an overall increase in employment opportunities for Nigerian Youth. 

Reporting to
Youth Engagement Manager
Key Responsibilities
Organizational
Support ongoing Programmatic excellence by enhancing, fleshing out, and implementing programmes in line with project strategy, recommending timelines and resources needed to achieve goals 

Program Implementation
Participate in the community consultation and development of a strategic approach towards youth engagement.
Provide technical inputs to/ during planning, organising and coordination of project monitoring processes, assessments, surveys, research and evaluations.
Support the team in ensuring that the overall goal and specific objectives of the youth engagement component of our project are achieved.
Develop and submit activity plans in time for review and prior to implementation.
Compile and submit summary of evidence based highlights/ success stories on youth engagement. 

Partnership and Relationship Building
In partnership with Youth Engagement Lead, you are to design and execute trainings.
Assist in Identifying and managing collaborative partnerships with stakeholders.

Team Management
Sustain a work environment of mutual respect between you and other team members as well as provide them with information, tools and other resources to improve performance and achieve excellence.
Build the technical capacity of team members in youth advocacy, development and engagement relevant to the implementation of the engagement goal through training and continuous mentoring.

Key Relationships
Government Agencies
Corporate bodies and Parastatals
Tertiary Institutions (Universities, Polytechnics etc)
Social Organisations (NGOs, Faith-based Organisations etc)
High Networth Individuals
Community members
Learning and Development Team (Internal) 

Key Skills & Competencies
Skills
  • Bsc. in a business-related discipline
  • Proven work experience in program coordination, execution and management
  • Demonstrated experience designing and delivering youth engagement programs
  • Ability to converse with different levels of professional

Competencies
  • Excellent speaking, writing, editing and analytical skills and ability to formulate well-targeted document 
  • A clear understanding of contemporary development issues particularly those related to economic opportunities for youths
  • An innovative approach to problem-solving
  • Demonstrated attention to detail, ability to follow procedures, meet deadlines and work independently and cooperatively with team members.

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