Project Officer (Recruitment), Operations Team
SDSN Youth (SDSN Association)
Applications close 20 September 2019.
At SDSN Youth, we empower young people to take meaningful action on the Sustainable Development Goals. By joining our global team, you will be working with a diverse and exceptional group of individuals with a variety of cultural, religious and political backgrounds, committed to sustainable development.
The Local Pathways Fellowship is a 12-month training program and peer-to-peer learning network that provides young urban innovators with the tools to design and implement programs that champion local pathways to sustainable development. By training and building their capabilities, we hope to empower a generation of youth who will work together with local authorities in planning, building and maintaining cities that are sustainable, inclusive and resilient.
We are looking for a Project Officer to manage the training content and experience of our Local Pathways Fellows. This role falls under the Content & Training and the Visibility & Engagement, within the Local Pathways Fellowship team - in which there are 3 pillars:
Content & Training → Training and upskilling our fellows so that they are able to localize SDG 11 in their city.
Visibility & Engagement → Bringing together a peer-to-peer network of young urban leaders and innovators that advance dialogue and demonstrates potential to implement the New Urban Agenda in fellow cities. Increasing LPF´s visibility and ensuring that the voice of young people is heard in international fora .
Admin & Management → Ensure that the program is contributing to the key priority areas, targets and overall goals of SDSN Youth and manage the program operations. Ensures the longevity of LPF. Scale the program.
Please note: As a virtual network, it is IMPORTANT for Project Officers to communicate effectively with their Project Leader and report back consistently. In a network, which operates across several time zones, reporting and communicating proactively is crucial.
The Project Officer (Training Content & Fellow engagement) will be someone who is organized, possesses impeccable communication skills, is driven and can work autonomously.
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