Technical Programme Manager for Eastern Africa Region and Technical Programme Manager for MENA Region

The World YWCA is seeking two (2) experienced Technical Programme Managers for the East African and Middle East and North Africa (MENA) regions for the World YWCA-led Young Women for Awareness, Advocacy and Accountability (YW4A) programme, implemented in partnership with the Netherlands Government under the Power of Women (PoW) Fund.

The programme strengthens the leadership and advocacy capacities of young women and women’s rights organisations (WROs) in Egypt, Palestine, South Sudan and Kenya. Together with progressive faith allies and policy and legal experts, these young women and WROs raise awareness, advocate and hold governments to account on young women’s human rights, with a focus on young women’s leadership, participation and sexual and gender-based violence (SGBV). The programme is implemented by a consortium of regional and international technical partners and local WROs in Egypt, Kenya, Palestine and South Sudan.

The Technical Programme Managers are responsible for successful delivery of the programme at country level in Kenya and South Sudan (Eastern Africa) and in Egypt and Palestine (MENA) respectively, under the supervision of the YW4A Programme Lead. They are responsible for the programme cycle management, primarily focusing on the engagement of and co-creation with young women under Pathway 2 of the programme, and linking this to the implementation of the three other pathways towards capacity building (Pathway 1), norms change (Pathway 3) and advocacy for legal and policy change (Pathway 4) in the two countries overseen.  

Location: Kenya or South Sudan (Eastern Africa contract) and Palestine or Egypt  (MENA contract)

Closing date: Sunday 29 January 2023, 11:59PM CET. Recruitment will be done on a rolling basis therefore early applications are advised.

Starting date: As soon as possible.

Type of contract: Long-term contractors, with duration linked to performance and the YW4A Programme funding.

Reference: YWCA-TPM EA /YW4A  or, YWCA-TPM MENA / YW4A

Specific requirement: open to candidates with a right to work in and resides in one of the four programme countries. This requirement applies to all applicants regardless of nationality.