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    Do you have a curious, trusting approach to your leadership? Do you have experience with activism and training within the NGO sector?  – then you might be our next Global Platform Manager!
    Training4Change and the Global Platform concept The GPs are training hubs located all over the world, where volunteers, activists and NGO employees get training and participate in projects and activities. The fundamental aim of the GPs is to empower young people to create positive social change, through training, capacity support, mentoring, networking, cultural exchange and incubation of young people with innovative ideas. Please read more on our website:           
    About Global Platform El Salvador
    At the Global Platform in El Salvador we train organizations and individuals in the knowledge, skills and attitudes to throw off poverty and injustice and to challenge decision makers. Through innovative trainings and capacity development, we aim to unleash the potential of young people by giving them power to do social change. We believe that social change is possible when youth around the world come together and create local activities with global visions.As a Manager at Global Platform Myanmar you will be managing a team of around 8 staff and be a core focal person for ensuring  ActionAid Denmark strategic activities around capacity development and youth mobilization in the Central Americas region. Every year, approximately 4000 volunteers and professionals are trained at our Global Platforms. As the Manager at the Global Platform you will be part of a team of approximately 100 employees around the worlds at our Global Platforms in in Denmark, Nepal, Myanmar, El Salvador, Jordan, Ghana, Mt. Kenya, Nairobi, Jordan and Palestine. Other new platforms are under development and expected to open in the near future. You will report to the International Head of Training4Change.
    For more information go to
    About the job
    The platform manager is responsible the overall leadership and management of the Global platform. It is your finest task to keep the platform relevant, viable and innovative. This includes
    Management and leadership
    • Managing and supervising the Global Platform team, ensuring training quality and an open and constructive learning environment build on trust, commitment and curiosity, 
    • Ensure sparring and overall supervisory support to the Training coordinator on all training and course development and manuals as well as evaluation of the conducted trainings.
    Embedding and communicate the impact and relevance of the global platforms work, through development of effective branding and promotion strategy and tools. Ensure a smooth co-operation with ActionAids Country Offices in the Central Americas regions programmatic work. 
    Training and activism
    • Furthering youth engagement on the platform through innovating and organizing impactful concepts for activities and fruitful collaboration with Activista (see more about Activista here).
    • Identify new potential strategic partners in the region, with whom partnerships with our training programme can be cultivated and thereby advancing the agenda of marginalized youth in Central America.    
    Ensuring financial sustainability, including responsibility to develop strategic relationships with current and new partners, as well as raising funds, cultivating relationships with donors, and market the platform and its activities.  The GP handles all economic tracking and reporting to AADK, AAI and donors.
    Qualifications for platform manager
    • Relevant educational background
    • Experience in cultivating markets and relationships leading to more income-generating activities 
    • Experience with and ability to work within a team, preferably some years of management experience
    • Previous experience in working with youth volunteer programs, social movements or mobilization of young people
    • Training background and experience in facilitation
    • Vast interest in regions social and political context
    • Fluent in Spanish 
    • Fluent in English
    • Previous experience from working in El Salvador or another GP is an advantage
    Personal skills
    • A high degree of maturity and trust in own abilities
    • Able to make independent decisions, while respecting the input and position of others. 
    • Innovative and entrepreneur mindset
    Employment Conditions
    A contract starting as soon as possible, running for one year with the possibility of an extension.Monthly Salary: DKK 18.141, subject to local tax.Pension: 10% of the salary.You will pay local tax of the salary.
    Housing provided or an allowance to procure housing.
    Please see further on employment conditions in our manual found here:
    Should you have any questions, please forward them to Mette Marie Yde, Operational Manager of Global Platforms at
    Application deadline is 19th of February and first interviews are expected on the 24th of February and second interviews as well as possible personality profile on 25th -26th of February. 
    As we only accept applications submitted through our online recruitment system, please use the link/button below.
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    DIRECTORATE: Programme Development, Quality and Impact

    Position: Programme Coordinator Democratic Governance

    Location: Johannesburg, Nairobi, Bangkok, Rio

    Salary: £36 035 International Grade D

    Local terms and conditions will apply

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    DIRECTORATE: Policy, Research, advocacy and Campaigns

    Position: Tax Power Campaign Africa Coordinator

    Location: Johannesburg and Nairobi preferred, Other African countries where AAI has offices ARE an option'.

    Salary: £36 035 Grade D

    Duration: 12 months

    Local terms and conditions will apply 

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    DIRECTORATE: Programme Development, Quality and Impact

    Position: Programme Coordinator

    Location: Johannesburg

    Salary: R529 109 per annum; Grade D


    Local terms and conditions will apply 

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    2780 € per month. Housing subsidy included separately. Please see Job Description for further information.
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    ActionAid Bangladesh seeks an experienced Communication Advisor, who is able to provide efficient capacity development to both national staff at the ActionAid office and with local partner organisations of ActionAid.

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    Consortium Manager – NARRI: DIPECHO VIII of ActionAid Bangladesh

    Location: Dhaka, Bangladesh

    Attractive Compensation Package

    Fixed term Contract for 18 months


    (Vacancy Announcement - subject to funding availability)

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    Location: Central London or Johannesburg

    Salary: £45,489 per annum

    Local terms and conditions will apply 

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    ActionAid is looking for experienced development practitioners, who are committed to fight injustice together with our many partner organisations in the global South.