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    Competitive
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    ACTIONAID INTERNATIONAL

    Directorate: Fundraising and Communications

    Position: EU Partnership Manager

    Location: Brussels

    Duration: Fixed Term (Maternity Cover) contract – 1st July 2015 to 31st March 2016

    Salary and Benefits:  Competitive

     

    If you’ve extensive experience of working with major institutional donors particularly the EU as well as an in depth understanding of donor funding policies and regulations you could be part of the team at ActionAid International helping people use their own power to fight poverty and injustice.

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    Competitive, Local salary and terms and conditions of employment of the base location will apply
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    ACTIONAID INTERNATIONAL

    DIRECTORATE: Programme Development, Quality and Impact

    Position: Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Officer – Shifting the Power Project

    Location: Dhaka, Nairobi, Islamabad

    Duration: 18 Month Fixed Term Contract

    Salary:  Competitive, Local salary and terms and conditions of employment of the base location will apply 

     

    Experienced in designing monitoring, evaluation and learning systems, tools and processes in an international development / humanitarian environment you are now looking for a new challenge where your work will make a positive difference.

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    Do you have a curious, trusting approach to your leadership? Do you have experience with activism and training within the NGO sector?  – then you might be our next Global Platform Manager!
    Training4Change and the Global Platform concept The GPs are training hubs located all over the world, where volunteers, activists and NGO employees get training and participate in projects and activities. The fundamental aim of the GPs is to empower young people to create positive social change, through training, capacity support, mentoring, networking, cultural exchange and incubation of young people with innovative ideas. Please read more on our website: http://www.globalplatforms.org/who-we-are.           
    About Global Platform El Salvador
    At the Global Platform in El Salvador we train organizations and individuals in the knowledge, skills and attitudes to throw off poverty and injustice and to challenge decision makers. Through innovative trainings and capacity development, we aim to unleash the potential of young people by giving them power to do social change. We believe that social change is possible when youth around the world come together and create local activities with global visions.As a Manager at Global Platform Myanmar you will be managing a team of around 8 staff and be a core focal person for ensuring  ActionAid Denmark strategic activities around capacity development and youth mobilization in the Central Americas region. Every year, approximately 4000 volunteers and professionals are trained at our Global Platforms. As the Manager at the Global Platform you will be part of a team of approximately 100 employees around the worlds at our Global Platforms in in Denmark, Nepal, Myanmar, El Salvador, Jordan, Ghana, Mt. Kenya, Nairobi, Jordan and Palestine. Other new platforms are under development and expected to open in the near future. You will report to the International Head of Training4Change.
     
    For more information go to http://www.globalplatforms.org/
    About the job
    The platform manager is responsible the overall leadership and management of the Global platform. It is your finest task to keep the platform relevant, viable and innovative. This includes
     
    Management and leadership
    • Managing and supervising the Global Platform team, ensuring training quality and an open and constructive learning environment build on trust, commitment and curiosity, 
    • Ensure sparring and overall supervisory support to the Training coordinator on all training and course development and manuals as well as evaluation of the conducted trainings.
     
    Strategic
    Embedding and communicate the impact and relevance of the global platforms work, through development of effective branding and promotion strategy and tools. Ensure a smooth co-operation with ActionAids Country Offices in the Central Americas regions programmatic work. 
    Training and activism
    • Furthering youth engagement on the platform through innovating and organizing impactful concepts for activities and fruitful collaboration with Activista (see more about Activista here).
    • Identify new potential strategic partners in the region, with whom partnerships with our training programme can be cultivated and thereby advancing the agenda of marginalized youth in Central America.    
     
    Financial
    Ensuring financial sustainability, including responsibility to develop strategic relationships with current and new partners, as well as raising funds, cultivating relationships with donors, and market the platform and its activities.  The GP handles all economic tracking and reporting to AADK, AAI and donors.
     
    Qualifications for platform manager
    • Relevant educational background
    • Experience in cultivating markets and relationships leading to more income-generating activities 
    • Experience with and ability to work within a team, preferably some years of management experience
    • Previous experience in working with youth volunteer programs, social movements or mobilization of young people
    • Training background and experience in facilitation
    • Vast interest in regions social and political context
    • Fluent in Spanish 
    • Fluent in English
    • Previous experience from working in El Salvador or another GP is an advantage
    Personal skills
    • A high degree of maturity and trust in own abilities
    • Able to make independent decisions, while respecting the input and position of others. 
    • Innovative and entrepreneur mindset
    Employment Conditions
    A contract starting as soon as possible, running for one year with the possibility of an extension.Monthly Salary: DKK 18.141, subject to local tax.Pension: 10% of the salary.You will pay local tax of the salary.
    Housing provided or an allowance to procure housing.
    Please see further on employment conditions in our manual found here: http://www.ms.dk/sites/default/files/filarkiv/dokumenter/gp_staff-terms_and_conditions_manual_2014.pdf
    Application
    Should you have any questions, please forward them to Mette Marie Yde, Operational Manager of Global Platforms at myd@ms.dk.
    Application deadline is 19th of February and first interviews are expected on the 24th of February and second interviews as well as possible personality profile on 25th -26th of February. 
    As we only accept applications submitted through our online recruitment system, please use the link/button below.
    https://delta.hr-manager.net/ApplicationInit.aspx?cid=354&ProjectId=181205&DepartmentId=11133&SkipAdvertisement=true
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    Volunteer position
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    ActionAid is looking for experienced development practitioners, who are committed to fight injustice together with our many partner organisations in the global South.

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    Competitive - Local Terms and Conditions of Employment will apply
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    Do you have good experience of working on EU policy and politics and are you passionate about making a difference? If that’s you, this role at ActionAid International could be an opportunity for you. Join us and be part of a team helping people use their own power to fight poverty and injustice globally.As EU Tax Power Advocacy Officer you will lead the development and implementation of our Europe advocacy strategy. Working in partnership with our International Secretariat and member countries you will gather intelligence on EU tax and development finance issues to feed into our larger strategy as well as design and execute EU level tax work.

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    27357£ per annum
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    At ActionAid International we work with people to use their own power to fight poverty and injustice. Because that’s how real change happens - for families, for communities, for whole societies. We are now redesigning our approach so that the Federation is raising the right type and right amount of income to achieve our strategic objectives.

    ActionAid International is looking for a Project Manager to coordinate a multi-country project on Strengthening Women’s Collectives funded by European Commission working with women smallholders and fisherwomen in India, Nepal and Bangladesh.

    As Project Manager: Strengthening women’s Collectives you will support the overall coordination, management and delivery of the remaining 10 months (June 2015 – March 2016) three year ECfunded multi-country project. The project manager will be responsible for supporting national coordinators in Nepal, India and Bangladesh to deliver on the objectives set out by the project. The project manager will also be directly involved in regional and international level advocacy and ensure that this is linked to the work being done at the local level.

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    Are you a strong coordinator with a solid insight in programmatic work focused on monitoring and evaluation processes? And do you want to contribute to an innovative and entrepreneurial programme in the Arab Region? Then this is your chance!

     

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    Are you a strong coordinator with a solid insight in programmatic work focused on monitoring and evaluation processes? And do you want to contribute to an innovative and entrepreneurial programme in the Arab Region? Then this is your chance!

     

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    Are you a strong coordinator with a solid insight in programmatic work focused on monitoring and evaluation processes? And do you want to contribute to an innovative and entrepreneurial programme in the Arab Region? Then this is your chance!