Youth Leadership Program Manager, GCA

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Youth Leadership Program Manager, GCA
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Organization: The Global Center on Adaptation (GCA) 
Position: Youth Leadership Program Manager 
Duty Station: Rotterdam, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands 
Deadline for Application: 22 July 2020
Term: 12 months with the intention to extend, Master’s degree required 
Experience Requirements: A Master’s degree in social, environmental sciences, sustainability, management and/ or climate change with preferably ten years of professional experience in youth leadership schemes and/or climate action; Excellent knowledge of intergovernmental processes and agreements relevant to climate change, youth and education; Proven experience in organizing youth events, virtual exchanges, capacity-building activities, intergenerational dialogues, and high-level meetings (candidates are requested to indicate in their application a list of key events organized, along with their experiences and achievements); Proven experience in leading the preparation of reports, publications and outreach materials, specially related to youth, climate change and sustainability issues (candidates are requested to indicate in their application a list of key publications); Successful track record in project management and establishing partnerships (candidates are requested to indicate in their application a list of key relevant projects and products, along with their responsibilities and achievements); Strong leadership skills, demonstrated self-starter motivation, being able to innovate and take the initiative to problem-solve, allowing projects to succeed in not only achieving their objectives but finding new opportunities; Experience running competitions, campaigns, coordinating different stakeholders towards common objectives with effective communication and marketing material;Excellent written and oral communication skills in English; Proficiency in Microsoft Office, including knowledge of Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Teams; Ability to work independently and as part of a team and on multiple projects simultaneously; Experience of working in international/intercultural environments. 
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