Youth Development Expert

Consultancies United States


About IREX: 

IREX is an independent nonprofit organization dedicated to building a more just, prosperous, and inclusive world by empowering youth, cultivating leaders, strengthening institutions, and extending access to quality education and information. Founded in 1968, IREX has an annual portfolio of over $90 million, offices in 20 countries, and a global staff of 400. We work in more than 100 countries worldwide. 

Summary of Position: 

IREX seeks a qualified expert consultant in youth development.  This expert consultancy will take place remotely over an 8 day period during April 2022.  

Summary of Responsibilities:  

  • Strategic advising on IREX focus on youth development  
  • Review of analysis of organizational capabilities and external landscape on youth development with consideration for geography and youth needs.  
  • Advice on identification of focus area on youth development  
  • Recommendations on areas of growth, investment, and funding opportunities including donors and/or revenue stream 

Skills and Qualifications: 

  • Significant experience in strategic advising on youth in diverse regions globally.  
  • Keen understanding of youth needs and opportunities in diverse regions globally, including Sub-Saharan Africa, Middle East and North Africa, Latin America and the Carribbean, and Asia. 
  • Experience with donors including governments and private sector.  
  • Experience with developing and implementing revenue streams for program funding 
  • Preferred experience working with USAID-funded programs in multiple contexts. 
  • Outstanding verbal and written communication skills required. 
  • Strong interpersonal skills, ability to interact and cooperate effectively with a large and multicultural team. 

To Apply: 

Click on "Apply" above to submit your CV for consideration. Candidates should include a cover letter with their availability, proposed daily rate, and summary of their experience in line with the scope of work.