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Save the Children is an international NGO and the world’s top independent charity for children in need. Since 1919, we have been fighting for children’s rights, saving their lives and providing hope for brighter futures worldwide.  Save the Children’s programs in Indonesia is implemented by Yayasan Sayangi Tunas Cilik. We currently work in eleven provinces, have staff of approximately 300 local professionals, and programming in Child Protection, Education, Health and Nutrition, Disaster Risk Reduction, and Humanitarian Response.

We are currently seeking to fill the following position:

YOUTH EDUCATION SPECIALIST (YES) Skill to Succeed
1 position, based in Bandung
Code : YES-S2S

ROLE PURPOSE:
Save the Children Indonesia through the Skills to Succeed (S2S) helps to address the need for skills that open doors to employment and economic opportunities for at-risk youth ages 16-24 in Indonesia. Our unique livelihoods approach identifies and serves the most marginalized youth and creates job linkages through local market assessment, local private sector partnership and dynamic training approach, which combines life skills, market relevant skills, and financial literacy topics. In order to address the skills gap and societal barriers faced by unemployed youth, SC will directly reach over 30,000 Error! Reference source not found. youth in Indonesia in the provinces of Bandung and Lampung in the period 2015-2018 in order to secure a job or start/improve their business. This will be achieved by testing and implementing an eLearning methodology, combined with our classroom approach, to strengthen employability skills through a variety of channels. SC will implement an ICT-enabled database management system to improve data collection and conduct major research to better understand the impact of various interventions.

The three main program components are:
  • Train and support youth at scale
  • Learn by building evidence base through ICT and research
  • Build partnerships for sustainability.
Purpose of the role of Youth Employment Specialist is to provide technical guidance to the program team, partners and stakeholders in development, implementation and monitoring of activities related to Youth Education and Training. Youth Employment Specialist will lead on all the activities for development of youth training modules (including e-learning), as well as advocacy and relationships with key education stakeholders. 

Updated CV and application letter should be sent to recruitment.indonesia@savethechildren.org
Please fill the “subject” column of the e-mails in this format: <YES-S2S ><your name>
Closing date for application is up to 15 June 2016
(Only short-listed candidates will be notified)