Skills Development Advisor II at FHI 360, USA

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Deadline: Ongoing

The FHI 360 is currently seeking applications from the eligible applicants for the post of Skills Development Advisor II based in Washington DC, USA.

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FHI 360 is a nonprofit human development organization dedicated to improving lives in lasting ways by advancing integrated, locally driven solutions.

Key Job Responsibilities

The Skills Development Advisor will perform the following functions-

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  • Develop strategies to increase learning and skills building for employment, citizenship, leadership and healthy behaviors to prepare young people for transition into adulthood including
  • Ensure that skills development and leadership activities are accessible to young women.
  • Promote age-appropriate learning opportunities based on developmental phases of different age groups.
  • Provide technical leadership in community engagement and leadership opportunities for youth.
  • Provide technical leadership in design, development, planning, and implementation; and capacity-building in quality technical, workforce readiness and entrepreneurship skills training.
  • Ensure that project strategies and activities addressing youth are evidence-based and in line with state-of-the-art, globally recognized best practices; including Youth in Development Policy.
  • Develop and maintains collaborative relationships with donor/client organizations, relevant government agencies, youth-serving organizations, and other NGOs.
  • Assist with business development efforts including participating in capture efforts and writing proposal sections.

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must have-

  • Master’s Degree or its International Equivalent in education, business, or other relevant field.
  • 8+ years of experience in workforce development with an emphasis on youth development activities.
  • Excellent track record of achieving results in similar types of skill development activities.
  • Demonstrated high-level technical, analytical, and interpersonal skills.
  • Expertise in delivering training to diverse audiences with varying levels of education.
  • Strong critical thinking and technical writing skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal and multi-cultural skills coupled with strong public speaking abilities.
  • Experience in projects promoting livelihood interventions and youth employment with a focus on food-based economies highly desired.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of vocational training opportunities in various developing country contexts.
  • Understanding of child labor issues, including youth employment.
  • Experience with USAID or other USG funding highly desired.
  • Experience working with relevant government agencies, civil society organizations, employers, and unions.
  • Must have strong English written and oral communication skills.
  • Knowledge of adolescent development and best practices to promote positive youth development.

How to Apply

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Applications must be submitted through online process.

For more information, please visit FHI 360.