Start Date: March/April 2020
Work Area: Freetown, Sierra Leone
Employer: Girls Empowerment Sierra Leone
Application Deadline: 18th of February, 2020
Location: Freetown, Sierra Leone. Open to all nationalities.
Female applicants are strongly encouraged to apply.
This role is open to Sierra Leonean and non-Sierra Leonean candidates based in Sierra Leone.
Application Instructions: Submit CV and Cover Letter to email@example.com with “’GESL CC” in Subject Line.
Girls Empowerment Sierra Leone (GESL) is a feminist-based organization in Sierra Leone that nurtures and enhances the leadership skills of young girls to become effective advocates and social change agents in their communities. With a keen interest to support sustainable development at the community and national level, GESL offers year-long comprehensive training programs to participants. In addition to our year-long programs, in the event of emergencies and natural disasters, GESL ensures that it can respond effectively to these emerging issues. We recognize the potential of young leaders as such; we are committed to facilitating an efficient process to leverage these opportunities for community and national development. Through our core programs that emphasize personal and leadership growth, community service, health and sexual reproductive rights, innovation and creativity, GESL has successfully impacted the lives of over 300+ girls in the past 7 years.
GESL nurtures and enhances the leadership skills of young girls to become effective advocates and social change agents in their communities.
The Country Coordinator – Sierra Leone is ultimately responsible for managing all aspects of GESL’s work in the country. She is responsible for ensuring that GESL’s Strategic Plan is implemented, and new strategies developed in line with GESL's overall strategy and policy objectives. The Country Coordinator is responsible for all personnel as well as effective management of all GESL funds and equipment in Sierra Leone. S/he will provide leadership for the country’s projects and oversee relationships with participants. GESL expects its Country Coordinator to adopt a collaborative management style, but to ultimately make necessary decisions.
REPRESENTATION, STRATEGIC PARTNERSHIPS AND RESOURCE MOBILIATION
CVs from University leavers in Sierra Leone are welcome and will be considered for entry level positions and for internships. When submitting your CV for open consideration, please accompany with a cover letter clearly indicating job interest.
All candidates must be able to work in the English Language. Applications are welcome from both within and outside Sierra Leone.