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YEP Coordinator Consultant

Pristina (Kosovo)

YEP Coordinator Consultant



This consultancy aims to assist UNICEF Kosovo Office in coordinating all related activities with the implementation of Youth Empowerment Platform initiatives and activities towards the achievement of the programme’s goals which contribute to increased capacities and opportunities amongst Kosovo’s most marginalized youth to seek and secure meaningful participation both in the workforce and in policy-formation and decision-making processes.


Tasks to be performed for the Innovations Lab specifically:


  • Coordinates all activities related to the implementation of Youth Empowerment Platform initiatives and activities; 
  • Ensures successful implementation of the following but not limited to the youth-led campaigns deriving from the PODIUM: Advocacy for Change Workshops, voluntary initiatives from CSOs from the Kosovo Volunteers Programme, as well as internship programme from PONDER: Critical Media Literacy Project;
  • Coordinates the team of the YEP pillar and ensures that procedures, rules and regulations are followed accordingly;
  • Contributes and assists Innovations Lab management in new initiative developments, project proposals and amendments to the current initiatives;
  • Supports the liaison with relevant actors in order to contribute to better social inclusion, youth and adolescents involvement in decision making processes, and volunteerism.
  • Supports the development of the annual strategic planning for the YEP pillar;
  • Contributes to quarterly and annual reports for the YEP pillar and Innovations Lab;

Expected Results


The key deliverables would be the following:

  • Successful completion of the target results expected and agreed with donators;
  • Preparation of monthly, quarterly and yearly reports as required by the UNICEF Innovations Lab Kosovo management;

Delivery of clear strategic plan for outreach activities, workshops and agreements with external partners;


  • Bachelor’s degree in Social Sciences or other relevant fields. A high school diploma with an additional three years of experience can be accepted in lieu of a Bachelor’s degree;  
  • At least 5 years of experience in the NGO sector, with particular focus in organizations in the youth sector;
  • Previous experience with human-centered design methodology is essential;
  • Previous experience in program implementation with other international agencies in Kosovo is essential;
  • Previous experience in working with marginalized groups and minority communities is essential;
  • In-depth knowledge of the social inclusion and the volunteerism ecosystem in Kosovo, its trends and market characteristics is highly desirable;
  • Excellent command of English;
  • Available in short notice for the job;
  • Excellent multi-taskers who can work both independently and with a team and supervisor;

Terms and conditions for payment of services

Remuneration amount will be based on the qualifications of the consultant and will be paid monthly upon certification of deliverables.


The consultant will be supervised by the Head of UNICEF Innovations Lab. S/he will be guided by the Head of the Lab and supported by other staff members.

How to apply

Candidates are requested to submit:

  • Resume/CV;
  • Motivation letter,
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  • Organization: UNICEF - United Nations Children’s Fund
  • Location: Pristina (Kosovo)
  • Grade: International Consultant - Internationally recruited Contractors Agreement - Consultancy
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  • Closing Date: 2017-06-22

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