JOB OPPORTUNITY- Project Assistant
|6 months renewable
|About the Organization
|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.
|Under the supervision of the Project Manager, the Project Assistant will provide effective and efficient support in planning, coordination, and management of LOYOC’s Enhancing Women’s Meaningful Involvement in DDR Policy Design and Implementation in Cameroon Based on the National DDR Gender Strategy 2021-25: Strengthening of Platforms for Women’s Associations project.
. This will require:
|Duties and Responsibilities
| Project implementation
Leading in project compliance
Project Reporting, Monitoring and Evaluation
Contribute to LOYOC’s organizational processes and strategies
Other relevant tasks as required by the line manager
|This position is based in Maroua, with regular travel within the Far North region and Yaoundé for stakeholder meetings.
|University degree in International Development, Political Sciences, Peace and Conflict studies, or any other related subject
|NGO project implementation experience of minimum of 2 years including activity implementation, community engagement, monitoring and reporting.
|Excellent working knowledge (spoken, written and reading) of English and French
|Experience of implementing community-based programming in Youth Peace and Security, governance, peacebuilding programming
|Experience in engaging with partners and other stakeholders
|Excellent report-writing and editing skills
|Strong organizational skills with the ability to manage personal workload and meet deadlines
|Knowledge and experience of M & E methodologies
|Strong understanding of the context for peacebuilding and good governance in Cameroon
|Experience working in the Far North region and a total mastery of the region.
|Understanding and familiarity with conflict-sensitive approaches to development
|Familiarity with gender and development concepts, and experience of implementing gender-sensitive programmes
|Knowledge and experience of M & E in the peacebuilding sector
|Experience of project design and fundraising
|Experience with Outcome Harvesting/ Outcome Mapping methodologies
HOW TO APPLY
Interested applicants meeting the above requirements should submit the following;
- A Cover Letter
- A Resume
- 2 Recommendation Letters
via email to email@example.com; addressed to the Human Resource Manager, Local Youth Corner Cameroon not later than the 05th of May 2023.
Any application submitted after the deadline will not be considered.
For more information on this position, click and download LOYOC Job offer Project Assistant
NB: Only short-listed candidates will be contacted…