Team Leader, Mental Health

Team Leader, Mental Health

IYF
Ongoing role
J97728
At a glance

Skills

  • Strategic development and planning
  • Management consultancy
  • Project / programme management
  • Health and safety
  • Service design
  • Social care / Counselling

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 remote, Part time, Flexible role. Hours can be worked in the evenings and weekends .

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The Team Leader will serve as the focal point for the formulation, partnership building and resource mobilization, programme development, implementation and management of the IYF Global Programme in the practice area of mental health.

What will you be doing?

 Under the overall guidance of the BPS Director, the Team Leader will ensure team leadership and overall direction and management of the global mental health portfolio and provide cross-cutting expert advice on mental health aspects of the IYF Global Programme (GP). 

The Team Leader will serve as the focal point for the formulation, partnership building and resource mobilisation, programme development, implementation and management of the IYF Global Programme in the practice area of mental health.

Responsibilities :-

(A) Lead programme development: 

  • Contribute to the development and implementation of the IYF Global Programme, including to formulation, development and implementation of mental health interventions, projects, programmes and activities.
  • Ensure that the portfolio effectively contributes to the improvement of the youth status, especially the most vulnerable, through a comprehensive conception, formulation and implementation of interventions in the target areas.
  • Leads the Mental health team in programme formulation and networking to ensure a programme which is relevant and responsive to changes in the global context.

(B) Ensures effective management and quality of IYF programmes and projects under the Global Programme:

  • Works closely with the Project Managers to assist in monitoring ongoing projects substantively through review of work-plans, progress and performance, evaluation missions and proposes directions and solutions to emerging issues.
  •  Ensures effective application of RBM tools, establishment of management targets and monitors achievement of results
  • Provides strategic oversight of planning, budgeting, implementing and monitoring of the programme, tracking use of financial resources in accordance with IYF rules and regulations
  •  Provides guidance in the implementation of advocacy of thematic programme.

(C) Establishes and maintains strategic partnerships and supports resource mobilization:-

• Contributes to the development and implementation of the IYF partnerships and resources    mobilization strategies to achieve programme outcomes.

• Ensures effective creation and coordination of partnerships with the funding agencies, IFI’s,  government institutions, bi-lateral and multi-lateral donors, academic institutions, private sector, civil  society etc.

What are we looking for?

A minimum of five years of experience and results preferred in the area of health and development at the global and/or regional levels, with experience in projects delivering mental health support.

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.

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...