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    Directorate: Fundraising and Communications

    Position: EU Partnership Manager

    Location: Brussels

    Duration: Fixed Term (Maternity Cover) contract – 1st July 2015 to 31st March 2016

    Salary and Benefits:  Competitive


    If you’ve extensive experience of working with major institutional donors particularly the EU as well as an in depth understanding of donor funding policies and regulations you could be part of the team at ActionAid International helping people use their own power to fight poverty and injustice.

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    Competitive, Local salary and terms and conditions of employment of the base location will apply
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    DIRECTORATE: Programme Development, Quality and Impact

    Position: Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Officer – Shifting the Power Project

    Location: Dhaka, Nairobi, Islamabad

    Duration: 18 Month Fixed Term Contract

    Salary:  Competitive, Local salary and terms and conditions of employment of the base location will apply 


    Experienced in designing monitoring, evaluation and learning systems, tools and processes in an international development / humanitarian environment you are now looking for a new challenge where your work will make a positive difference.

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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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    Short-Term Consultancy – Women’s Political Participation/ decision making and Unpaid Care Work

    Call for Consultant/s


    We are seeking the services of a consultant/ consultants to work on policy brief on women’s political participation/ decision making and unpaid care work. The terms of reference are specified below: 

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    External evaluation of ActionAid safe cities global programme

    1. The dates of the project: July to September 2015

    2. Background of the project

    In December 2010, ActionAid International selected 5 programmes with which we would launch a safe cities pilot programme. The programme is built on ActionAid’s HRBA approach, which entails three pillars (empowerment, solidarity and campaigning). We are also looking to identify and promote rights-based alternatives and lasting solutions for an end to violence against women.

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    DIRECTORATE: Campaigns and Policy

    Position: Content Coordinator

    Location: Central London

    Duration: Fixed Term Maternity Cover Contract – 9 months initially


    Salary: £39,099 per annum

    If you are passionate about making a difference, have experience managing a multi-media library, editing and archiving digital assets this role as Content Coordinator with ActionAid International is for you.

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    DIRECTORATE: Campaigns and Policy

    Position: Activista Digital Officer

    Location: Johannesburg - R22,769 per month or Nairobi - KES 299,961 per month  

    Duration – Fixed Term Contract – Until 31st December 2015

    Local terms and conditions will apply

    Purpose of the Role:

    Leads the development and roll-out of communication and digital engagement tools and products in Activista in order to build a youth movement, which supports AAI’s campaigning goals. 

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    Strengthening Women Collectives in Bangladesh, India and Nepal

    Terms of reference for endline/evaluation 2015


    1.      Introduction


    Strengthening women collectives, supported by European Commission, is a multi country project operating in Bangladesh, India and Nepal reaching directly to 173 women only collectives with 9288 women. The uniqueness of the project is that it has been working on new areas of advocacy like unpaid care work for women and connecting the issue with sustainable agriculture/fishery production and value chains prospects. The project started on March 1, 2013 and ends on Feb 29, 2016, with following result areas:

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    DIRECTORATE: Fundraising and Communications

    Position: International Partnership Development Manager

    Location: London or Johannesburg

    Salary: £45 489; (Grade E)

    If you’ve extensive experience of working in a senior fundraising management role as well as an in depth understanding of institutional and government donors and their funding policies you could be part of the team at ActionAid International.  We’re focused on helping people use their own power to fight poverty and injustice join us and help us do just that more efficiently.

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    ActionAid Arab Regional Initiative seeks an experienced Youth & Governance Advisor, who is able to provide efficient roving capacity development support to both national staff at the ActionAid office and with local partner organisations of ActionAid in the region. An overall objective of the placement is to ensure a capacity enhancement related to Governance and Decentralisation, youth programming, and youth-based campaign and policy approaches to governance.