JOB OFFER: Field Officer Northwest Region

JOB OFFER: Field Officer Northwest Region


Job Title:       Field Officer

Reports to:    National Programme Manager

Job location: Bamenda, North West region, Cameroon

Start Date:     March 2023

About the Organisation

Local Youth Corner Cameroon is a national, non-profit, youth-led non-governmental organization created in 2002 with the focus of working with youth to promote youth empowerment, inclusion and participation in policy making and development process. LOYOC seeks to build peace and conflict prevention, prevent youth radicalism and violent extremism through training, peer-to-peer education, sports, policy recommendations, and research, etc, and create an enabling environment for young people to exercise their full potential. As a youth-led organization, we apply a Positive Youth Development Approach that strengthens the assets/skills, sense of agency, opportunities for contributions, and the enabling environment for youth. The organization currently has 4 operational offices with headquarters in Yaoundé. With the need to recruit visionary and passionate young peace builders to push the organization’s vision and with LOYOC being an equal opportunity employer, we are currently looking for dedicated youths who are ready to not only share our goals but grow as well with the team.

Job Purpose

The Field Officer will play a crucial role in leading and managing the day-to-day activities of the office, ensuring efficient functioning and successful implementation of all organisation’s programs aimed at empowering and supporting young people within the region.

Role and Responsibilities

The Field Officer will be responsible for the following key duties and functions:

– Oversee the day-to-day operations of the LOYOC office in Bamenda, ensuring efficient and effective implementation of programs and activities.

– Provide leadership and guidance to a team of staff and volunteers, fostering a supportive and collaborative work environment.

– Develop and maintain strong relationships with local stakeholders, including government officials, community leaders, partner organizations, and youth groups.

– Lead the planning, coordination, and implementation of youth-focused programs and initiatives, in line with LOYOC’s strategic objectives and donor requirements.

– Monitor and evaluate program activities, ensuring that they are delivered on time, within budget, and in accordance with established quality standards.

– Manage the financial resources of the office, including budgeting, expenditure tracking, and financial reporting in collaboration with the finance team.

– Represent LOYOC in relevant local and regional forums, advocating for youth empowerment, peace, and development initiatives.

– Contribute to the development of new project proposals and fundraising efforts to support the expansion of LOYOC’s activities in the region.

Other relevant tasks as required by the line manager

Download the full offer here for more details on this position


Evaluation and Selection

Applications will be reviewed based on the specified qualifications and selection criteria. Shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

Application Process

Interested applicants meeting the above requirements should submit the following;

  1. A Cover Letter
  2. A Resume
  3. Contact information for two professional references

via email to  addressed to the Human Resource Officer, Local Youth Corner Cameroon not later than the 3rd of March 2023.

Best of Luck!!!

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