FHI 360

Dreams District Coordinator (Capricorn District)

FHI 360

Job Description

FHI 360 is a non-profit organization dedicated to improving lives in lasting ways by advancing integrated and locally driven solutions. FHI 360 serves more than 70 countries and all U.S. states and territories. We are seeking a qualified candidate for positions to be based in Capricorn District, Limpopo. General Job Description: The DREAMS District Coordinator will be responsible for coordinating and managing the implementation of DREAMS Safe Spaces for AGYW and linkages to the DREAMS core package of services at a district level. The DREAMS District Coordinator will supervise and support the AGYW Supervisors to coordinate and support AGYW Mentors to lead the safe spaces. S/he will report to the DREAMS Provincial Manager (SAB), in the FHI 360 Capacity Development and Support (CDS) DREAMS project. Key Responsibility Areas:
  • Lead efforts to recruit AGYW Mentors in the target communities within the district.

  • Identify physical spaces in the community that are safe for AGYW working closely with community.

  • Lead efforts to recruit vulnerable AGYW in the target communities within the district.

  • Coordinate and supervise the implementation of all safe space activities, including group educational activities for AGYW and referrals to services and mentoring.

  • Coordinate economic strengthening networks, relationships with funders, employers and government or parastatal organizations at a district and sub-district level.

  • Provide supportive supervision to AGYW Mentors and ensure they have a supportive working environment and the tools necessary to do their work.

  • Ensure data collected from safe spaces is submitted for data capturing; is cleaned, checked and validated and is reported in line with program and donor requirements.

  • Represent the CDS/DREAMS project at district partners meetings.

  • Contribute to the development of the CDS/DREAMS project’s technical weekly, monthly, quarterly, and annual reports and work plans.

Training
  • Identify training needs of AGYW Mentors to improve the quality of mentoring

  • gatekeepers and DREAMS partners .

  • Provide on the job training on YouthPower Mentoring Toolkit to AGYW Supervisors and Mentors.

  • Support completion of routine training reports.

  • Report on progress, issues, challenges, and local Risk Management.

  • Monitor Quality Assurance of mentorship within safe spaces.

  • Undertake any other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications, Experience/Skills:
  • Bachelor’s Degree or its international equivalent in social sciences, health, Human Development, or related field.

  • At least 3-5 years’ Project Management experience in Coordination, implementation and monitoring of Capacity Building and training.

  • Experience managing, supervising, training and building the capacity of staff.

  • Ability to represent FHI 360 to donors, government district officials and the NGO community at the district level.

  • High degree of proficiency in written and spoken English and other languages including excellent presentation, training and report writing skills.

  • Ability to manage work independently, set realistic priorities, and plan for the successful implementation of activities.

  • Ability to work under pressure and strong interpersonal skills.

  • Flexible and willingness to undertake additional responsibilities.

  • Well-developed computer skills.

  • Valid South African driver’s license.

  • Eligibility to work in South Africa.

Travel • 40 -50% travel time This job description summarizes the main duties of the job. It neither prescribes nor restricts the exact tasks that may be assigned to carry out these duties. This document should not be construed in any way to represent a contract of employment. Management reserves the right to review and revise this document at any time. This job posting summarizes the main duties of the job. It neither prescribes nor restricts the exact tasks that may be assigned to carry out these duties. This document should not be construed in any way to represent a contract of employment. Management reserves the right to review and revise this document at any time. FHI 360 is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer whereby we do not engage in practices that discriminate against any person employed or seeking employment based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, marital status, physical or mental disability, protected Veteran status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable Law. FHI 360 fosters the strength and health of its workforce through a competitive benefits package, professional development and policies and programs that support a healthy work/life balance. Join our global workforce to make a positive difference for others — and yourself.
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