YOUTH ACTION MOVEMENT (YAM) COORDINATOR

Full Time Greater Accra PPAG

The Planned Parenthood Association of Ghana (PPAG), an NGO and a member of the International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF), and a leading provider of Sexual and Reproductive Health (SRH) information and services, hereby invites result – oriented and committed persons to apply for the following vacant position to be filled in the Association.

POSITION: YOUTH ACTION MOVEMENT (YAM) COORDINATOR
LOCATION: HEAD OFFICE, ACCRA
REPORT TO: DIRECTOR OF PROGRAMMES

JOB PURPOSE:
To oversee and coordinate all functions of the Youth Action Movement and ensure timely preparation and submission of YAM reports.
KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:
The person will carry out the following duties in close cooperation with the YAM president and other partners.

• Oversee and coordinate all the functions of the Youth Action Movement, and ensure timely preparation and submission of YAM documents and reports.
• Communicate effectively with Youth Action Movement members in all the branches and keep them informed about national programmes.
• Network with other youth organizations and partners who are important to the objectives of the Youth Action Movement.
• Mobilize Resource from various organizations for YAM activities.
• Prepare YAM annual Programme, annual report and budget.
• Implement, monitor and evaluate YAM national activities.
• Effectively organize YAM national congress.
• Co-ordinate YAM national training programmes.
• Identify possible areas of collaboration and networking with partners.
• Promote the advancement of the Associations mission and objectives
• Any other responsibilities as assigned by immediate supervisor.

QUALIFICATION AND EXPERIENCE:
• A first degree in the sciences, Social Sciences/Psychology OR HND with leadership experience whilst in school.

THE PERSON MUST:
• Have a good knowledge in the use of computer
• Have strong presentation, communication and report writing skills.
• Have a high sense of responsibility, accuracy and an eye for details.
• Ability to work independently with little or no supervision.
• Have the ability to work under pressure and for long hours
• Be a team player and be able to take initiatives.
• Have an excellent interpersonal and human relations
• Be youth friendly, comfortable and experience of working with the youth, and very accommodating
• Ability to travel at short notice.
• Must be a good listener and ready to learn and get involve in the larger PPAG activities
• Have a place of abode in Accra, since the office is located in Accra.
• Be between the ages of 18 – 24.
• Be a paid-up YAM member for a minimum of 2 years.

All interested persons with requisite qualification(s), should kindly send their Application Letters
with a detailed Curriculum Vitae (CV), in a single file including two referees and cell phone numbers to: recruitment@ppag-gh.org
Only shortlisted applicants will be invited for an interview.
Closing Date: 30th November, 2020.

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