Youth Training and Employment Specialist


APPLICATION DEADLINEThursday, 21 July 2016
Save The Girl Foundation has been established as a charitable trust, backed by a dedicated team. Save the Girls ORG foundation has been helping children from urban slums and other vulnerable communities to move on in life with the means of providing education and healthcare facilities. Save the Girl believes in providing all the resources to a child to support & direct their childhood in a leading way. Save The Girl Foundation program is based on the belief “to provide every girl a tool to write his own destiny”. One woman dies every day due to complications in pregnancy or childbirth. Low birth-weight and poor growth due to malnutrition mean many children do not live to see their fifth birthday. Save The Girl focuses on providing access to essential heath care including maternal care, HIV/AIDS and TB prevention and treatment.
Youth Training and Employment Specialist
Responsibilities
  • Providing strategic leadership for programmatic components designed to enable target beneficiaries to access safe and dignified work
  • Guiding the planning, implementation, and monitoring of programmatic activities and spending
  • Ensuring timely, accurate, and meaningful reporting on project activities that allows staff to learn from results and use them to improve operations
  • Managing, mentoring, and providing technical assistance to project staff
  • Assessing strengths and weaknesses in implementation and facilitating teams to act on these assessments
  • Supporting the development and or adaptation of training materials in conjunction with project staff and relevant authorities, and designing/facilitating ToTs for Save the Children and partner staff
  • Representing the project to, and ensuring close coordination with, relevant local government authorities, implementing partners, the private sector and civil society organizations
  • Coordinating closely with project M&E staff and potentially external researchers on data collection to measure impacts as well as track program graduates and employment opportunities
Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree in Education, Social Sciences, or a similar field is required
  • Master’s degree is preferred
  • Five years leading non-formal training, vocational training, and entrepreneurship training, preferably in Zambia
  • Must have proven experience in performing training needs assessments, curriculum development, training design, facilitation of training, and evaluation of training
  • Must have experience developing individualized training plans, and managing beneficiary-level tracking systems
  • Experience building the livelihoods capacities of vulnerable women and girls
  • Knowledge of the drivers of, risks associated with, legal frameworks related to, and remediation strategies for child labor in Zambia
  • Must be result orientation
  • Ability to inspire others to high-quality execution even under conditions of uncertainty, including by building strong and diverse institutional partnerships
  • Must be proficient in Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint
  • Child-sensitive and committed to respecting and promoting Save the Children’s child safeguarding policy
  • Flexible to work in rural environments under sometimes difficult conditions. Out-of-station travel expected
  • Fluenct in English
  • Knowledge in one or more of Zambia’s major languages (Bemba, Kaonde, Lozi, Lunda, Luvale, Nyanja, Tonga) recommended
How to applyQualified candidates should apply via the URL below.
https://chp.tbe.taleo.net/chp01/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=SAVETHECHILDREN&cws=1&rid=4289
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