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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.
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    Position: Head of Finance

    Location: Country Office, Kabul

    Attractive Salary

    (Local salary, terms and conditions apply)

     The Organization

    ActionAid is an international organisation, working with over 15 million people in more than 45 countries for a world free from poverty and injustice. ActionAid International in Afghanistan is part of the ActionAid International Federation and is one of ActionAid’s country programmes. It has been in Afghanistan since 2002 and work with the poor, children, women and marginalized people to improve their lives towards a life of dignity. ActionAid International has approved its Strategy for 2012-17, ‘’People’s Action to End Poverty’, which reaffirms the organizational commitment to a human rights-based approach to development. ActionAid International Afghanistan is also developed its strategic focus in alignment with the AAI Strategy.

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    £36 035 (International Grade D) Local salary scales and terms and conditions will apply where applicable
    Closing date for applications: 

    ACTIONAID INTERNATIONAL

    DIRECTORATE: Fundraising and Communications 

    Position: Communications Advisor - Asia

    Location: Bangkok, Thailand

    Salary: £36 035 (International Grade D)

     Local salary scales and terms and conditions will apply where applicable

     

    Are you looking for a chance to be part of an organization that supports communities to realize their rights?  Do you long to see power really in the hands of rights holders? If you are outraged with the injustice, ready to interrupt the status quo, read on…

    ActionAid International is looking for a dynamic, established, strategic thinking communications specialist with exceptional all-round communications skills, excellent networking and interpersonal skills to help drive the organization deliver its People’s Action to End Poverty strategy.

    Purpose of the Role:

    As our regional Communications Advisor (CA), you will be responsible for supporting members across the AAI federation (45 countries) in the planning and delivery of influential communication initiatives. You will act as a key relationship interface with both external and internal key stakeholders and with other functions (eg. campaigns) within the organisation. You will provide expert advice to Country Directors and national communications specialists in crisis communications, reputation management, branding, media, digital, content production and profile building. You will draw on your 5+ years’ experience as part of a communications / campaigns team (ideally for a leading international NGO), your regional expertise (living and working in at least 2 countries in the region), training / coaching experience, and your passion and desire to use communications to influence real and sustainable change.

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    Attractive Salary
    Closing date for applications: 

    Position: Head of Fundraising

    Location: Country Office, Kabul

    (Local salary, terms and conditions will apply where applicable)

     The Organization 

    ActionAid is an international organisation, working with over 15 million people in more than 45 countries for a world free from poverty and injustice. ActionAid International in Afghanistan is part of the ActionAid International Federation and is one of ActionAid’s country programmes. It has been in Afghanistan since 2002 and work with the poor, children, women and marginalized people to improve their lives towards a life of dignity. ActionAid International has approved its Strategy for 2012-17, ‘’People’s Action to End Poverty’, which reaffirms the organizational commitment to a human rights-based approach to development. ActionAid International Afghanistan is also developed its strategic focus in alignment with the AAI Strategy.

  5. Salary: 
    Monthly Salary: DKK 14.246, subject to local tax
    Closing date for applications: 

    Are you a strong facilitator? Do you have vast experience in non-formal education based on participatory principles? Do you want to empower youth through capacity building? Then you should be our Training Quality Coordinator!