This is a fantastic opportunity to join our dynamic Learning and Influence Team at the heart of our growing, global network. In this role you will be the network’s global technical lead on monitoring, evaluation, research and learning. You will manage a diverse portfolio; from leading our global impact framework to providing technical support across our programme partnerships and supporting our members to build their MEL skills.
Youth Business International (YBI) is a global network of expert organisations supporting underserved young people to turn their ideas into successful businesses, creating jobs and strengthening communities.
Locally rooted network leading to global impact
Established in 2000, YBI brings together organisations with aligned goals to develop and scale the most effective solutions to the critical challenges facing young entrepreneurs and catalyse positive change in entrepreneurship culture.
Since 2014 we have supported over 95,000 young people to start or grow a business by delivering a range of practical entrepreneurship support services, from guiding a young person to register a new business and improving their bookkeeping skills to helping them write a business plan or grow their fledgling business through facilitating access to finance.
Our expert members
Our members operate in over 50 countries around the world. They are diverse, ranging from training organisations, microfinance institutions, mentoring specialists to business associations and incubators. Locally rooted and locally led, members combine deep contextual knowledge with YBI’s sector-leading global expertise and tools.
The Network effect
YBI is supported by the Network Team, based in London, UK and Bogotá, Colombia. This small, passionate team are committed to equipping members with the most effective solutions to empower youth with the right tools to start and grow sustainable businesses. As a network, we learn, innovate and influence together to drive impact for young entrepreneurs and their communities.
Our values are embedded in everything we do:
This is a fantastic opportunity to join our dynamic Learning and Influence Team at the heart of our growing, global network.
In this role you will be the network’s global technical lead on monitoring, evaluation, research and learning. You will manage a diverse portfolio; from leading our global impact framework to providing technical support across our programme partnerships and supporting our members to build their MEL skills.
The role offers great scope for learning and development for a talented and committed monitoring and evaluation professional. Your work will make a key contribution to enabling YBI to support even more young entrepreneurs to start and grow sustainable businesses around the world.
If you are interested in applying, please send your CV (maximum 2 x A4) and a covering letter to HR@youthbusiness.org. Your covering letter (maximum 2 x A4) should:
Youth Business International is an equal opportunity employer and we are opposed to discrimination on any grounds. We are committed to creating a diverse environment therefore all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to disability, race, religion, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, or ethnic or national origin.
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