Global Communities

  • Team Lead, Resilient Partners & Networks, Kosovo - Up to Youth

    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(2 weeks ago)
    ID
    2018-1519
    # of Openings
    1
    Post End Date
    10/12/2018
    Category
    Field – Technical Advisor/ Component Lead
    Country
    Kosovo
  • Overview

    Global Communities is an international development non-profit organization. Our mission is to create long-lasting, positive and community-led change that improves the lives and livelihoods of vulnerable people across the globe.

    Global Communities is seeking a Team Lead for the USAID-funded Up to Youth Activity, which will address youth vulnerable to social exclusion by mobilizing and engaging youth in meaningful ways to effect positive change. Over the five-year period, the Activity will work in selected target areas throughout Kosovo to mobilize youth to be forces for positive change, develop and demonstrate life/soft skills among youth and, develop, build and support resilience partners in fostering an environment for youth to engage in a positive and meaningful way.

    Responsibilities

    The Team Lead will focus on identifying formal/informal stakeholders to sustain program activities and strategies. The Team lead will develop existing networks and building new networks to foster an environment in which youth can contribute to their communities.

    Qualifications

    • Bachelor's degree in social studies, business, international development, or a related field, advanced degree preferred;
    • Minimum five years of learning, development, and training experience required, with at least three years working with international assistance projects preferably USAID projects.
    • Demonstrated experience managing and implementing development projects focused on youth and community resilience, economic empowerment, preferably in the Balkans;
    • Demonstrated experience in working effectively in advance complex, politically sensitive activities;
    • Demonstrated experience in working effectively with partner and government representatives, donors and other stakeholders;
    • Experience with adaptive management approaches;
    • Fluency in English and Albanian or other local language required.

    Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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