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Mastercard Basis is a worldwide basis based mostly throughout 4 hubs in Kigali, Rwanda, Nairobi, Kenya, Accra, Ghana and Toronto, Canada. Our applications promote monetary inclusion and advance schooling and studying in Africa, primarily for younger folks, and in Canada for Indigenous youth. The Basis was established in 2006 by means of the generosity of Mastercard when it grew to become a public firm. From inception, the Basis was designed to be a separate entity and impartial from Mastercard. Our insurance policies, operations, and funding choices are made by our President and Board of Administrators.

The Basis believes that youth employment is essential to unlocking prosperity, each for youth and their societies. Enabling younger ladies and men from deprived communities to safe dignified and fulfilling work will guarantee inclusive growth and financial development in Africa.

We’re recruiting to fill the positions under:

 

 

 

Job Title: Program Lead, Schooling & Expertise

Location: Lagos, Nigeria

The Work on the Basis

  • We’ve entered a really thrilling time on the Basis as we scale up our operations throughout Africa to appreciate our Younger Africa Works technique. Our function on the Mastercard Basis is to be a catalyst. Our Younger Africa Works technique focuses on working with others to spur systemic change so younger folks have the chance to search out work that’s dignified and fulfilling.
  • The Basis has opened places of work in Rwanda, Kenya, Ghana, Senegal, Ethiopia, Nigeria and Uganda, constructing a broader management presence in Africa to develop particular methods that help youth employment.  Inside a rustic, we work with governments, the personal sector, educators and different funders to enhance the standard of schooling and vocational coaching, put together younger folks for the work power, broaden entry to monetary providers for entrepreneurs and small companies, and join job seekers to dignified and fulfilling work.
  • We’re bold and pushed. Our values transcend and rise above the whole lot else as our information. We encourage you to deliver your daring concepts, curiosity, and experience to your work. We chuckle at ourselves and with one another. We’re a crew. Our journey collectively makes our impression much more significant.
  • In case you are an Schooling & Expertise Program Lead skilled able to construct one thing new and enhance your impression, learn on!

The Alternative

  • Reporting to the Nation Head, Nigeria, the Program Lead, Schooling & Expertise will work collaboratively with different Basis workers reminiscent of nation crew members and different colleagues on the Basis with deal with agriculture; gender; youth engagement; digital economies, MSME development, Students Program, and so forth. within the design and implementation of applications that contribute to ship Younger Africa Works technique.
  • The candidate will provoke and handle assessments to determine evolving wants and priorities within the schooling sector; by means of growth of recent challenge concepts, proposals and budgets. She  /  he’ll present experience to assist determine constraints that stop schooling and workforce programs from functioning successfully on the nation stage.
  • She / he’ll help the event and design of coherent schooling and ability growth applications aligned with nationally recognized priorities and Basis methods that reply to the wants of younger folks and the personal sector. She / he’ll guarantee cross chopping themes of Baby Safeguarding and Gender are totally integrated into all schooling programme growth and implementation. As well as, she / he’ll help within the design and implementation of a portfolio of Schooling centered partnerships and draw insights on key questions within the Basis’s studying agenda.

Methods You Can Contribute

  • Establish points and traits that have an effect on the standard of secondary schooling, TVET and Tertiary Establishments, as a part of the Basis’s nation technique and program growth processes.
  • Help in figuring out ability and workforce growth gaps, points and traits that have an effect on schooling and financial growth through the Basis’s nation technique and program growth processes.
  • Present abilities and workforce growth experience to help Basis colleagues’ design and administration of applications in Nigeria and different precedence international locations as required.
  • Help and / or Handle present or future applications as acceptable, distilling learnings for the nation which can embody facilitating implementing associate coordination, reviewing narrative and monetary reporting, enterprise common associate / web site visits and distilling learnings for the nation groups in addition to wider Basis workers.
  • Lead the variation of the Basis’s programming and studying associated to secondary and tertiary schooling and to particular nation contexts, leveraging nation diagnostics and studying from our portfolio of companions.
  • Establish and have interaction with potential implementing companions for country-based Secondary Schooling / TVET programming / Tertiary Schooling and help the event of program proposals.
  • Take part in Secondary Schooling / TVET / Tertiary Schooling associate coordination working teams, process forces and different conferences the place related.
  • Construct and keep relationships with associate organizations, authorities representatives and different key stakeholders on the country-level, communities of observe and world stakeholders.
  • Help the design and supply of acceptable mechanisms to watch effectiveness and impression of abilities growth interventions.

Who You Are

  • Graduate diploma in Schooling, Economics or a youth development-related area.
  • Minimal 7-10 years of related expertise main program interventions with associate organizations / grantees; schooling sector expertise is fascinating.
  • Sturdy understanding of key points, challenges and traits in secondary schooling / TVET / Tertiary schooling in Sub-Saharan Africa.
  • Program growth and execution within the non-profit or public sectors with a deal with Secondary Schooling /  TVET / Tertiary schooling and workforce growth coaching.
  • Expertise or workforce growth program growth and execution, centered on low-income youth, and incorporating a number of of: work-based and experiential studying approaches; upskilling or reskilling; evaluation and credentialing; digitally-enabled supply; profession counselling; delicate abilities coaching; entrepreneurship abilities coaching; labour market and ability hole assessments.
  • Data of, and expertise designing and implementing, greatest practices in TVET.
  • Command of quantitative and qualitative schooling and labour market evaluation methods.
  • Stable familiarity with the important thing organizations, growth companions, donors, worldwide organizations and different actors related to TVET in Africa is an asset.
  • Demonstrated capacity to steer diagnostic and analytic work in addition to challenge design, associate identification and implementation.
  • Wonderful challenge administration abilities, together with multi-stakeholder tasks with senior ranges of presidency and the personal sector.
  • Expertise working with or in partnership with non-profit, personal or public sectors, notably in a task regarding abilities growth in Africa.
  • Data of abilities and workforce growth aligned with a number of development sectors (e.g. agri-food programs, hospitality, manufacturing, building, artistic industries, digital economic system) could be an asset.
  • Data in abilities and workforce growth financing approaches could be an asset.
  • Stable expertise and data in abilities growth points surrounding susceptible teams (e.g. rural younger ladies, refugees or displaced youth, youth with disabilities and so forth.).
  • Demonstrated written, presentation and spoken communication abilities in English. Potential to talk any of the Nigerian native language(s) could be an asset.
  • Proactive, engaged and a self-starter.
  • Potential to work each independently and as a part of a crew.
  • Is prepared to journey as much as 30 – 40% when required.
  • Versatile, adaptable, and in a position to execute a spread of job duties and altering priorities.
  • Possess wonderful verbal, written, and presentation abilities with the flexibility to articulate info to quite a lot of constituents throughout cultures.
  • Possess skilled maturity, sensitivity with totally different cultures, and impeccable integrity that exemplify the Basis’s values.
  • You’ve got a dedication to Mastercard Basis’s values and imaginative and prescient.

and certified candidates ought to:
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Job Title: Program Companion, Youth Engagement

Location: Lagos, Nigeria

The Work At The Basis

  • We’ve entered a really thrilling time on the Basis as we scale up our operations throughout Africa to appreciate our Younger Africa Works technique. Our function on the Mastercard Basis is to be a catalyst. Our Younger Africa Works technique focuses on working with others to spur systemic change so younger folks have the chance to search out work that’s dignified and fulfilling.
  • The Basis has opened places of work in Rwanda, Kenya, Ghana, Senegal, Ethiopia, Nigeria and Uganda, constructing a broader management presence in Africa to develop particular methods that help youth employment.  Inside a rustic, we work with governments, the personal sector, educators and different funders to enhance the standard of schooling and vocational coaching, put together younger folks for the work power, broaden entry to monetary providers for entrepreneurs and small companies, and join job seekers to dignified and fulfilling work.
  • We’re bold and pushed. Our values transcend and rise above the whole lot else as our information. We encourage you to deliver your daring concepts, curiosity, and experience to your work. We chuckle at ourselves and with one another. We’re a crew. Our journey collectively makes our impression much more significant.
  • In case you have ardour for the youth and are able to construct one thing new and enhance your impression, learn on!

The Alternative

  • Reporting to the Program Lead, Gender & Youth Engagement, the Program Companion, Youth Engagement will help the event of the Basis’s youth engagement methods and the event of youth led initiatives and interventions that advance the supply of Younger Africa Works Technique in Nigeria. Particular actions embody constructing alumni networks, elevating youth voices and insights inside our applications and supporting integration of younger folks’s initiatives and concepts within the technique. The Program Companion will plan, arrange and implement methods that make sure the achievement of the Basis’s objectives of enabling younger folks (notably ladies) to search out dignified and fulfilling work.
  • The profitable candidate for this function might be proactive, collaborative, crew participant who’s keen about empowerment and engagement younger ladies and men by means of mobilization of key gamers that affect this crucial exercise.

Methods You Can Contribute

  • Contribute to the strategic growth and implementation of a nationwide alumni management committee in Nigeria consisting of an built-in community of youth who symbolize alumni from throughout the Basis’s management applications together with Students, YALI fellows, amongst others.
  • Construct partnerships with native African-based organizations to advance the targets of the alumni technique and nation applications.
  • Information and help the nationwide committee to construct connections with personal, public, and civil society networks.
  • Seize and doc insights and learnings to make sure that we’re adapting constantly to create sustainable, alumni-led and guided applications and approaches.
  • Carefully work with the crew in areas of youth engagement, programing, and different areas because the member of the nation crew.
  • Help implementing companions to strengthen their effort to interact youth of their particular intervention areas.
  • Handle day-to-day communication and desires of companions associated to youth engagement actions.
  • Develop and implement methods to make sure youth are saved on the heart of nation work together with establishing and supporting youth advisory committees, youth suggestions loops, and their participation in determination making.
  • Help nation crew and companions to function youth at occasions, both as contributors or audio system.
  • Perform different duties as assigned.

Who You Are

  • Diploma in a associated self-discipline reminiscent of Worldwide Improvement, Neighborhood Engagement, Schooling, Social Science, and so forth.
  • Minimal 5 years of related expertise supporting younger folks, neighborhood mobilization, organizing occasions involving younger ladies and men in Nigeria.
  • Stable expertise in progressive duty within the growth and personal sector with confirmed observe file of integrating youth engagement outcomes in applications and operations.
  • Occasions planning and robust coordination abilities and understanding of challenge administration.
  • Potential to speak successfully with a broad vary of stakeholders, together with each internally and externally.
  • Potential to work together throughout purposeful, organizational, and cultural strains and able to working comfortably with all ranges of people.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Workplace suite (Phrase, PowerPoint and Excel).
  • Demonstrated written, presentation and spoken communication abilities in English. Potential to talk any of the Nigerian native language(s) could be an asset.
  • Potential to make sound judgement choices.
  • Versatile, adaptable, and in a position to execute a spread of job duties and altering priorities.
  • Possess wonderful verbal, written, and presentation abilities with the flexibility to articulate info to quite a lot of constituents throughout cultures.
  • Possess skilled maturity, sensitivity with totally different cultures, and impeccable integrity that exemplify the Basis’s values.
  • You’ve got a dedication to Mastercard Basis’s values and imaginative and prescient.

and certified candidates ought to:
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Vital Notes

  • The above statements are meant to explain the overall nature and stage of labor to be carried out by folks assigned to this job.
    They don’t seem to be to be construed as an exhaustive checklist of all tasks, duties and abilities required of personnel so categorised.
    All personnel could also be required to carry out different tasks along with these specified every now and then, as wanted
    • We don’t cost any software, processing, coaching, interviewing, testing or different payment in reference to the appliance or recruitment course of. Must you obtain a solicitation for the cost of a payment, please disregard it. Moreover, please be aware that emblems, logos, names and addresses are simply copied and reproduced. Due to this fact, you might be suggested to use specific care when submitting private info on the net
    • We’re an equal alternative employer and worth range inclusion. We don’t discriminate on grounds of color, race, nationality, faith, age, ethnic origin, incapacity, gender, marital standing, or sexual orientation in our employment practices
    • Our individuals are all equally gifted in distinctive methods: we come from various traditions, private experiences and factors of view. And we need to embody yours, Are you able to encourage us along with your concepts?
    • We encourage all candidates to use and doesn’t observe any discrimination in any recruitment course of.
    • Purposes submitted after the deadline won’t be thought of.
    • Because of the urgency of the place, we now have the best to recruit a candidate who matches the required profile earlier than the above deadline
    • Solely certified candidates might be invited for interview

Software Deadline  29th October, 2020.

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