ActionAid is hiring an
Position: International Project Manager: Young Urban Women: Life Choices and Livelihoods Programme (YUW)
Closing date: 19 May 2023 at 23:59 GMT
Job location: ActionAid International Hubs (London, Johannesburg, or Nairobi) OR AA Countries
Salary: GS Grade D
Contract type: Fixed Term Up to March 2026
The International Project Manager provides overall oversight of the Young Urban Women: Life Choices and Livelihoods Programme (YUW) working with national project staff in each of the project countries and an international project accountant. Reporting to the Global Lead for Women’s Rights and Feminist Alternatives, the International Project Manager also coordinates regional and international policy advocacy on behalf of the project, linking it to national and local-level work.
The Young Urban Women: Life Choices and Livelihoods Project (YUW) supports the agency and activism of approximately 10,000 young women living in urban informal settlements in 19 cities across India, Ghana, Kenya and South Africa. The programme addresses the interlinkages between economic security, bodily integrity- including sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR) - and the disproportionate burden of unpaid care and domestic work in the lives of young women. It aims to dismantle the structural barriers that prevent young women in urban areas from fully enjoying their social and economic rights. Amajor focus of the project is access to universal, gender-responsive public services and social protection.
Who we're looking for:
You should also have strong commitment to ActionAid’s values and ethos, including ActionAid’s feminist leadership principles.
What we offer
ActionAid is committed to providing a welcoming, supportive workplace where we recognise a job well done. We offer a fair compensation package and a flexible working environment. At ActionAid, you can look forward to
How to apply
Please click on the "apply" button to start the application process. Applications close on 19 May 2023 at 23:59GMT. Please upload an up-to-date CV and a cover letter, clearly explaining your suitability against the essential criteria in the job profile.
Kindly note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted- usually within 2 weeks of the closing date.
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