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Job: Director, IYF Learning HUB

Active since 23-09-2017 Job category Education / Coaching / Trainers
Location Worldwide, remotely Level Entry level / Graduate
Educational level Vocational / Diploma / As... Employment type Volunteer work
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Position Title: Director, IYF Learning HUB
Location: Worldwide
Category: FTA International
Level: D
Duration: One Year (Renewable)
Supervisor/Report to: Assistant Secretary General/Director, Bureau of Management
Job type: Volunteer Service (VS) Part-Time

Overview
The International Youth Federation is an international non-profit youth organizations network governed by the present Statutes and the Swiss Civil Code. It is neutral politically, and non-denominational, aim to empower youth worldwide.

IYF's mission is to position itself as a world-class knowledge organization. In order to achieve this mission, the organization should transform its workforce by developing the requisite staff capacity through learning.

Under the direction of Assistant Secretary General/Director, Bureau of Management, the Director is responsible for designing, developing, supervising and executing specific learning activities for IYF staff using learning technology and platforms in delivering knowledge materials.

Mission Statement:
To voluntarily represent, positively promote, and uphold the mission of “Empowering youth for better world” in various programs and opportunities throughout the IYF interventions and the community.

Responsibilities:
(A) Strategic Support for Learning Management:
• Generates new thinking, opens up and seeks learning opportunities for the IYF staff.
• Effective engagement with a wide array of stakeholders, partners and promote best learning practice.
• Creatively expands learning opportunities through partnerships and fundraising with public and private sector counterparts.

• Advises the Assistant Secretary General on the implications of changes in learning policies.
• Coordinate the formulation and implementation of a comprehensive IYF knowledge management strategy.
• Analysis, design, development, implementation and evaluation of annual learning work plan, and managing knowledge e-portal, monitoring and facilitating staff access to the online system.
• Supports and facilitates, as required the development of training materials and delivery of training events. Follows through with user feedback, progress and integrates the feedback to the future programmes.
• Designs and coordinates online training programmes based on organizational and staff needs that are in line with learning events.
• Carries out surveys, assessment and feedback analysis to monitor the impact of learning and to evaluate overall programme effectiveness.
• Designs and re-packages learning solutions for candidates of certain levels, and those who are nominated for and successful pass through the internal/external candidate pool assessment process.
• Enhances and coordinates the design and deployment of a blended Orientation & On-boarding package for all staff to help them to appropriately develop requisite capacities in core values, substantive knowledge, operational skills, and competencies.

(B) Advocacy, Networks, and partnerships:
• Heading the Learning Committee, and act as management focal point in the IYF Academic Board meetings.
• Direct development of IYF Learning HUB, facilitating knowledge sharing and staff knowledge development, in collaboration with the ICT Support Unit.
• Complete and manage the delivery of inter-agency knowledge programme, queries and consolidated replies, e-discussions and consultations, news and thematic updates.
• Design and produce a periodic newsletter on IYF learning activities.
• Build and maintain strategic partnerships with external professionals and institutions and IYF partners in support of knowledge sharing and networking.

Core Competences:
• Strategic planning and creative Thinking.
• Planning and Organizing.
• Drive for Results.
• Collaboration and Teamwork.

Functional Competencies:
• Capability to engage in knowledge-based policy and capacity building activities, experience of leading workshops and being a resource person.
• Ability to lead formulation, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of development programmes and projects.
• Ability to implement new systems that affect staff behavioral/attitudinal change.

Eligibility:
• Highly interest in youth empowerment issues.
• Knowledge sharing skills are required.

Experience:
Experience and results preferred at national level preferred in education, coaching, Training of Trainers, youth empowerment role, training, knowledge management, development, communications, international relations, capacity building, sport, women empowerment, youth-led organizations or another relevant field.

Language:
Fluency in English with superior drafting skills is essential.

Assessment:
Evaluation of qualified candidates may include an assessment exercise which may be followed by a competency-based interview.

 

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This listing is a part-time job

Job category Education / Coaching / Trainers
Industry / Industries Government / Non-profit
Region United Kingdom
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