Chair, Nominations Commission

Chair, Nominations Commission

IYF
Ongoing role
J96392
At a glance

Skills

  • HR

Where

London, EC1A 2BN
Remote opportunity

Time

Either in or out of office hours Estimate of time needed:
1-3 hours / week or 3-7 hours / week
Fully flexible part time remote position. Hours can be worked in the evenings and weekends.

Deadline

10 Jul 2024

The IYF Nominations Commission (IYFNC) acts as part of an organization’s corporate governance to oversee overall nominations processes for different staff levels.

What will you be doing?

Overview

The International Youth Federation is an international non-profit youth organizations network governed by the present Statutes and the Swiss Civil Code. It is neutral politically, and nondenominational, aim to empower youth worldwide. 

The IYF Nominations Commission (IYFNC) acts as part of an organization’s corporate governance to oversee overall nominations processes for different staff levels. Also, the commission is mandated to oversee internal elections. 

Under the direction of the Secretary-General, the Chair of Nominations Commission is responsible for the overall administration, coordination, and evaluation of member’s nominations and elections, ensuring that IYF has the best talented young leaders, and high-profile advisers and honorary members. 

Responsibilities 

(A) Strategic leadership and support for the nomination process: 

• Oversee and support nominations processes for different staff levels upon the request of the hiring unit/department; 

• Represent the Executive Office/the Secretary-General in nomination-related matters, and act as Rapporteur for senior meetings/panels working on nomination of recruitment; 

• Initiate, develop, implement and follow-up with a standard operating procedure (SOP) for the corporate nomination process; 

• Communicate on behalf of the organization with partners, external agencies on nominations matters; 

• Produce annual membership report, while sub-reports and recommendations shall be communicated every three months; 

• Provide support for the elections process. 

 

(B) Oversee corporate review and assessment processes: 

• Provide substantive support to the assessment process led by the IYF Leaders Assessment Center (LAC); 

• Review and assess potential candidate’s profiles along with the officials from the hiring unit; 

• Participate in and attend competency-based interviews for the shortlisted candidates; 

• Submit successful profiles to the Executive Office/Bureau of Management for consideration; 

• Adding potential nominees who are not chosen for the office for which they were qualified for may be considered for an alternate position or to be added to IYF Pool of Experts.

What are we looking for?

Experience 

Three-years of experience and results preferred in human resources, management, youth empowerment role, development, communications, international relations, youth studies, sport, women empowerment, youth-led organizations or another relevant field.

What difference will you make?

To voluntarily represent, positively promote, and uphold the mission of “Empowering youth for a better world” in various programs and opportunities throughout the IYF interventions across member countries.

Before you apply

Causes
  • Local / community
  • Training / employment support
  • Women
  • Young people
  • Organisation type: 
    Not for profit

    The Fédération Internationale de la Jeunesse in English International Youth Federation (IYF), is an international non-profit youth organizations network governed...