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Part of the Youth Participation and Employment (YPE) program
The Youth Participation and Employment (YPE) program addresses the crucial challenges of youth economic exclusion and lack of civic inclusion of youth. Funded by the Danish Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA), YPE is part of MFA’s ‘Danish-Arab Partnership Programme’ (DAPP).
To obtain a more diversified and complete overview of formal and informal youth-led groups, organisations, platforms and initiatives relating to economic participation of youth in the MENA region, the YPE program is embarking on a youth mapping research, as set out in the Terms of Reference. To lead the mapping process, and coordinate and consolidate the research processes in the four countries involved (Egypt, Jordan, Morocco, and Tunisia), we are now looking for a Youth Research Coordinator for the period November 2020 – March 2021.
Purpose and objectives
The purpose of the Youth Research Coordinator consultancy position is to lead and coordinate the implementation of the Youth Mapping, in order to ensure that the process runs smoothly and reaches its objectives. In particular, the objectives of the position are to:
Coordinate the national processes in all individual countries involved: Working closely with national research teams, monitor and oversee the national mapping processes, ensuring cohesion between country research teams in terms of approach and findings and keep an overview of the process and outcomes.
Mapping of regional youth groups and actors operating beyond borders: Investigation into regional youth groups and actors operating beyond borders.
Consolidate the findings: in consultation with country research teams synthesise and make sense of the research findings, to arrive at one overall synthesis report including overall findings, conclusions and recommendations from across the four countries and regionally.
Identify and document lessons learned on the overall mapping process: light evaluation and assessment of the entire mapping process.
Role and tasks of coordinator
I: Overall coordination
II: Coordinate the national processes in all individual countries involved
III: Mapping of regional youth groups and actors operating beyond borders
IV: Consolidate the findings
V: Identify and document lessons learned on the overall mapping process
2 to 5 years
The specific outputs are:
Profile of the coordinator
How to apply
Please submit your application via the ‘send application’ button and include your motivation letter and CV.
Further information contact Robbert van de Waerdt at Oxfam Novib,
We want to hear about your match with the above profile by Friday, September 25th 23:59, 2020 explaining why you would like to coordinate the mapping research and what credentials you have to do so.
Please note that only applications received using the link provided can be taken into consideration.
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