Volunteer and Youth development manager

Ukrainian Red Cross Society (URCS) opens position of Volunteer and Youth development manager.

Tasks and responsibilities:

  • In charge of implementing project(s) in the field of volunteer and youth
  • Ensure proper project planning, preparation and activities organisation
  • Contribute to assessments, baseline study, participatory assessments etc. as relevant
  • Monitor programme progress including regular filed-visits branches
  • Support end of programme evaluations by ensuring proper design of tools and field trips for Evaluation Team
  • Write project progress report (Monthly/Quarterly/Annual) as well as Intermediary and Final reports based on Donors requirements
  • Realize tender procedures and produce tender documentation (if required) to assure transparent accounting and financial management for the supply of materials or services and select the best contracts for implementation.
  • Define project budget forecast based on sound analysis of activity plans
  • Support the Volunteer development unit coordinator in developing strategy, policies, SoPs and action plan
  • Contribute actively to Youth Policy development and its application at National level
  • Coordinate and contribute actively to the development of volunteer related guidelines and tools to ensure qualitative recruitment, management and well being.

 Must know:

  • Knowledge on Humanitarian, development and social fields
  • Knowledge of project management cycle, methodologies and tools
  • Knowledge on volunteerism and youth in Ukraine
  • Excellent level of written and spoken English
  • Excellent level of computer skills MS Office, Word and Excel
  • Knowledge of the Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement is a strong asset.

Qualification requirements:

  • University degree, preferably in the field of social science, international relations, project management, humanitarian faculty
  • At least 1 year of professional experience in humanitarian or development organization is required
  • Experience in youth organization is an asset
  • Previous work experience as project manager
  • Work experience in international context is an asset
  • Good time management and organisational skills
  • Ability to work independently and execute tasks in a reliable and competent manner.

Please submit your CV in English, along with your motivation letter in English by 7.12.2017 on vacancy@redcross.org.ua

Only candidates meeting the above-mentioned criteria will be considered and contacted for tests and interviews.