Director, Bureau of External Relations

Director, Bureau of External Relations

IYF
Ongoing role
J68302
At a glance

Skills

  • Market research
  • Marketing strategy
  • Project / programme management
  • Business advice / analysis
  • Strategic development and planning
  • Advice / Advocacy
  • Business development / Sales

Where

London, EC1A 2BN
Remote opportunity
Travel limit? No.

Time

Either in or out of office hours Estimate of time needed:
3-7 hours / week
As we are working on a very flexible schedule, the time commitment will be around (3-7 hours/week), but that may vary from week to another.

The Director, Bureau of External Relations is responsible for the IYF’s external relations and international cooperation. He/she leads and supports the organization in building and strengthening strategic relationships and alliances.

What will you be doing?

The IYF Bureau of External Relations (IYFER) is responsible for the IYF’s external relations and international cooperation. The Bureau leads and supports the organization in building and strengthening strategic relationships and alliances that are essential for advancing and successfully achieving the mission of the IYF.

The Bureau Director reports to the Chair of International Relations. He/She is a member of the IYF Partnerships Board and contributes to shaping and monitoring the overall work of the Bureau to contribute to the achievements of organizational priorities and achieve outcomes.

 

Responsibilities:
(A) Partnerships Support:

  • Provides substantive support to the IYF Regional Administrations and Country Teams on partnerships and international relations matters; 
  • Prepares partnerships reports, publications, analytical documents, briefing notes and programme proposals;
  • Develops and maintains relations with counterparts and senior officials in Member States, other regional, global organizations and international and regional agencies;
  • Undertakes administrative and other tasks as assigned by the Secretary-General and the Chair to deliver the programme of work of the Bureau; and
  • Developing new, innovative partnerships.
     

(B) Management Support:

  • Manages the Bureau of External Relations, including oversight the Bureau's staff, regional focal points and works collaboratively and collegiately across the IYF to achieve outcomes and results; 
  • Coordinates and updates organization-wide partnership strategy development, maintains, tracks and advises on key organizational partnerships; 
  • Guides, mentors and develops a team of regional focal points managers in the Regional Administrations; and
  • Oversees and is responsible for the Bureau’s operations in human resources and general administration.

What are we looking for?

Core Competencies:

  • Strategic planning and creative thinking;
  • Planning and organizing;
  • Drive for results; and
  • Collaboration and teamwork.

 

Functional Competencies:

  • Ability to conceptualize and convey strategic vision from the spectrum of development experience;
  • Strong people management skills;
  • Ability to provide information, tools, resources to support work achievement; and
  • Strong interpersonal, communication and presentation skills.
     

Eligibility:

  • Highly interest in youth empowerment issues.
  • Relevant coordination/communications skills are required.

What difference will you make?

The Bureau Director contributes to shaping and monitoring the overall work of the Bureau to contribute to the achievements of organizational priorities and achieve outcomes.

What's in it for the volunteer?

  • Self-Satisfaction
  • Worldwide Friendship
  • Global Members’ Recognition
  • Community Participation
  • Leadership Development
  • Network
  • Improves Your Profile
  • Personal Development

A few more details

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Before you apply

Evaluation of qualified candidates may include an assessment exercise which may be followed by a competency-based interview.
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  • Training / employment support
  • Women
  • Young people
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    The Fédération Internationale de la Jeunesse in English International Youth Federation (IYF), is an international non-profit youth organizations network...