Programme Coordinator


Full Time
Posted 4 months ago

At RNW Media we want to create a better world. We support young people living in restrictive settings across the Globe to drive social change. We support them to express themselves on issues considered difficult or taboo and make informed choices. With them, we build online platforms that provide evidence-based information, a safe space, and dialogue on what really matters to young people personally, socially and politically. Working with RNW Media means empowering them to find their voices and build communities. When they succeed, we all do.

We focus on sexual and reproductive health and rights and on citizen participation in 11 countries in Asia, Africa and the Middle East. Our Love Matters programme addresses access to safe abortion, intimate partner violence, gender based violence and LGBT rights. Our Citizens’ Voice programme addresses polarisation, corruption, (state) violence and accountability. To get a closer look at our work check out Love Matters India or This is Africa.

RNW Media is looking for a:

Programme Coordinator
32 hours per week
vacancy number: 17-022

Purpose of the position

Responsible for coordinating ‘Rights, evidence, action – amplifying youth voices’ (REA) a joint programme between RNW Media (Love Matters) and CHOICE for Youth and Sexuality.

REA is a 2-year programme, financed by a strategic grant from Amplify Change. The programme aims to improve the lives of young people in particular young Lesbians Gays Bisexuals and Transgenders (LGBT) by enabling them to understand and claim their Sexual Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR). The programme is being implemented in Kenya, India, Uganda and Nigeria.

Positioning in the organization

Reports to the Programme Manager SRHR.

What do you have to do?

Alliance coordination

· Coordinates the REA programme including planning, budgeting and monitoring & evaluation, including reporting on output, outcome and impact level;

· Ensures effective decision-making, communication and cooperation between RNW Media and CHOICE for Youth and Sexuality;

· Facilitates and prepares the agenda for meetings of the Steering Committee and Programme team of the alliance;

· Coordinates the relationship with our donor Amplify Change.

· Monitors relevant SRHR and LGBT-related national and international developments and processes;

· Monitors and creates communication/profiling opportunities for the programme.

Programme coordination

· Liaises with our regional Love Matters teams in Kenya and India and serves as main focal point for the teams;

· Coordinates and supports RNW Media’s (Love Matters’) interventions in all 4 programme countries;

· Supports the development and implementation of the programme activity plans and budgets of our regional teams;

· Identifies capacity development needs from our regional teams to implement the programme successfully;

· Coordinates and liaises with RNW Media’s core team in Hilversum and ensures timely input and support from different team members to support the implementation of the programme.

What do you need to have?

· 3-5 years’ experience in programme management, including financial management;

· Impact-driven;

· University Degree in a relevant field;

· Knowledge of SRHR and LGBT rights;

· Excellent intercultural communication skills;

· Experience working with international teams;

· Experience working within alliance and/or alliance management;

· Attention to detail and ability to manage multiple activities and timelines across multiple countries.

· Ability to work independently and as part of a team;

· Fluent in English;

· Experience or understanding of social change and/or behaviour change through media;

· Fluency in French/Hindi would be an asset.

What do we offer?

Working at RNW Media is much more than a job. In addition to a competitive salary and benefits you support young people to drive social change. You also become part of a young and multi-cultural team of professionals representing several countries, working both in Hilversum and in the regions. We have an informal and flexible work structure that emphasizes wellbeing as much as it does quality work. You also get to work in an office with a great green space right up against a national forest.

The Hilversum Mediapark train station is only a 10 minute walk. We offer a one-year contract based on 36 hours, with potential for renewal. The position falls in salary scale G (€ 2.525 – € 3.852). You receive an 8% holiday allowance and a 6% year-end bonus, both based on your annual salary.

How to apply?

Please complete the application form below before the 1st of august.

Only applicants in possession of a valid work permit for The Netherlands will be considered.

Acquisition is not appreciated.

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