❗️Updated deadline 16 March 2023❗️

ALDA is looking for a ‘Grants Manager – Women and Youth in Democracy (WYDE)’, preferably based in Dakar (Senegal), from February 2023 until October 2026. He/she will work under the supervision of the Project Coordinator.

Among main tasks and responsibilities:

  • Accompany youth organisations or grassroots organisations working on youth in Africa in the project development phase, through coaching and mentoring meetings, both online and offline;
  • Regularly monitor the project implementation of the eventually contractualised projects, including administrative and financial support, and in general by coaching the participating organisation whenever necessary, and maintain a mentoring.

Among the skills needed:

  • Project development skills, in particular EU project development;
  • Strong project management skills, in particular EU project management, in terms of activities implementation and budget management;
  • Proved experiences and capacity to coach and lead the grassroots organisations;
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills;

Among the education, languages and tools required:

  • University degree in any field relevant to the position;
  • Professional experience in any field relevant to the position;
  • Perfect command of both English and French – both written and spoken (any additional language is an asset);

Where and when:

Preferably based in Dakar (Senegal).

From February 2023 until October 2026.

The contract is meant to be stipulated for a duration of 1 year, renewable, and it will include a probation period of 2 months.

How to apply:

Interested applicants should fill in the following template and attach a Letter of Intent and Curriculum Vitae (CV) in English.

Applications must be received on or before 16 MARCH 2023.