Job Title: Head YES (Youth Engaging Society) Project
Location: Based at Delhi
Reports To: National Director
Direct Reports: None
For further information about IAYP and the YES project, please visit www.iayp.in
The post will be responsible for the key areas of: Developing Partnerships; Extending the Award; and Quality Assurance within India. This post will also actively participate in aspects of the Strengthening the Structure pathway, where this pathway is concerned with areas of Award management and leadership development. Volunteers will work closely with the Delhi based National Director and the National team as well as liaise with the Sydney based Regional Office team to ensure coordination of activity, policy and strategy.
The role has overall responsibility for the key areas of:
I. Work closely with the National Director, to set and meet the country’s annual objectives with particular regard to the Developing Partnerships, QA and Extending the Award pathways.
II. Design, develop and implement the capacity building and training, particularly in the developing and facilitating of best practice in the India and in helping key and emerging Award Units (YES Centres) and Partners to develop training teams and plans.
III. Actively contribute to Award Management and Leadership training and development activity within the country.
IV. Maintain and develop effective and productive relationships with key delivery partnership organisations, such as Partners, World Organisation of the Scout Movement (WOSM), World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts (WAGGGS), the Commonwealth Youth Programme (CYP) and others.
V. Proactively provide operational advice and pastoral care support to YES Centres, IOs and emerging National alliance partners in the social and corporate sector as required.
VI. Proactively develop and supporting key Gold Award holders throughout the region and follow up work with the Award volunteers and youth representatives.
VII. Work for fund raising, events and activities to help make the Award Programme sustainable in India.
VIII. Build partnerships and work with Government bodies and institutions to role out the Programme for youth development as a part of the social agenda of the institutions.
IX. Represent the IAYP India in forums and bodies to for business development, out-reach and to further the implementation of the Strategic Plan needs of IAYP India.
1. Essential Knowledge/Experience
i. Educated to degree level or equivalent
ii. Proven experience and evidence of success in a training and development role
iii. Proven experience of designing and delivering training
iv. Proven experience in running training events and public speaking
v. Experience of writing training plans and developing resources and materials
vi. Experience of managing relationships with partners and volunteers
vii. Experience of managing resources
viii. Experience of monitoring and evaluating training and development programmes
1. Desirable Knowledge/Experience
I. Experience of working in the charity/ not-for-profit sector
II. Knowledge and experience of the Award
III. Experience of quality assurance processes
IV. Working knowledge of the common national languages
1. Skills & Abilities
(acquired by training or experience)
I. Group facilitation
II. Small group training
III. Computer literate – word processing, power point and spreadsheet skills
IV. Designing, writing training plans and support material
V. Project and event management and evaluation
VI. Development and annual planning
VII. Budgeting and accounts
VIII. Quality monitoring
(behaviours necessary to do the job well)
I. Excellent written and oral communication skills
II. Communicate concepts in simple clear language
III. Planning and prioritising
IV. Customer focused
V. Decision making
VI. Credible working and training with a variety of diverse cultures, gender, age and social groups
VII. Problem solver and Ideas generation
VIII. Results and outcome focused
IX. Effective communicator with different stakeholders and with colleagues at all levels of the organisation
X. Team player; is able to lead, manage and support as required
XI. Ability to work in a small team