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Position

Project Coordinator (Malawi Youth Climate Leaders Project)

Description

GROSS SALARY: MK800,000

The Project Coordinator will the lead implementation of the Malawi Youth Climate Leaders Project. The project is jointly run by the Malawi Scotland Partnership (MaSP) and the 2050 Climate Group of Scotland. The overall purpose of the project is to nurture young people (aged 18-35) to be leaders on climate change action in Malawi.
The Project Coordinator will oversee day-to-day operations of the project and be responsible for meeting the outcomes and deliverables of the same. The coordinator will be based at MaSP secretariat in Lilongwe and he/she will develop exciting new partnerships, engage new audiences and work across cultures to tackle the global issue of climate change.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Crucial to this role is working between MaSP, 2050 Climate Group, and other key lead contacts on different activities, as well as coordinating with the funders.
  • To lead on the development of a new network of young people who are/want to be climate change leaders in Malawi, including recruitment of young people (aged 18-35) and providing ongoing support and engagement with them.
  • To lead on the development of a training programme for the Youth Leaders and organize training opportunities to build their
  • To organize and deliver regional events and a national event with Youth Leaders
  • To develop positive relationships with external stakeholder organizations and to act as the main point of contact with partners in relation to the Youth Leaders Programme.
  • To work with the Management Committee to develop and maintain a dedicated digital platform for the Youth Leaders Programme.
  • To establish and maintain internal processes to record Youth Leaders journeys, including creating Personal Action Plans for young people.
  • To support Youth Leaders through accreditation programmes such Youth Achievement Awards and Participative Democracy Certificates.
  • To work with the Management Committee to develop a monitoring and evaluation framework for the Youth Leaders Programme.
  • To represent the project as a whole (MaSP and 2050) at relevant meetings, events and conferences in relation to the Malawi Climate Leaders project as required
  • To carry out other duties as requested by the Management Committee.

2.0 Reporting:

        • Ensuring quality and timely submission of all donor reports
        • Coordinate and drafting organizational monthly,bi-annual and annual reports
        • Manage the organization’s member database and consider tailor made services

3.0 Fundraising:

        • Participate in drafting of concept notes and proposals
        • Making follow ups with potential donors

4.0 Experience and Education:

      • Must have a degree in Education, Social Science, Humanities, Environmental Sciences or Agricultural Economics
      • Experience of face-to-face engagement with young people
      • Experience of working on and knowledge of sustainability and climate change
      • Excellent project management and project delivery skills
      • Experience of working effectively in a team and leading on own initiative
      • Experience of working with a diverse range of individuals and organizations
      • Experience of event management and managing budgets
      • Experience of monitoring and evaluating projects
      • Experience of producing project reports

5.0 Skills:

      • Excellent ability to work across teams in Malawi and Scotland
      • Excellent organizational skills, including ability to manage multiple tasks and projects
      • Excellent written and oral communication skills
      • Excellent information technology skills
      • Excellent engagement skills, including interpersonal and leadership skills
      • Excellent presentation skills
      • Ability to work on own initiative and to meet deadlines
      • Willingness to travel in Malawi and Scotland (6 week exchange to Scotland, and within Malawi)
      • Full clean driving license

Interested candidates must send their application letters along with detailed curriculum vitae by 14th August, 2019 to vacancies@malawiscotlandpartnership.org or send it by post to The Chief Executive Officer, Malawi Scotland Partnership, P.O Box 1589, Lilongwe. ATTENTION: THE PROGRAMME OFFICER.

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