Kuala Lumpur Jobs Youth Networker Position at International Planned Parenthood Federation

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  • Job vacancies posted on: 12 months ago


Candidates who are domiciled in Kuala Lumpur and its surroundings and meet these following minimum criteria:

  • Qualification: Bachelor's Degree, Post Graduate Diploma, Professional Degree, Master's Degree & Doctorate (PhD)
  • Experienced in Arts/Media/Communications & Public Relations
  • Behave in a disciplined, honest, responsible, and professional manner in the work environment.

The initial salary that we can offer is quite competitive with a range of RM 1,600 - RM 3,700. If the credibility and experience that the candidate has exceeds the minimum criteria we need, the salary can change and adjusted according to the decisions of our company's HRD agreement.

Job Info

Company International Planned Parenthood Federation
Position Youth Networker
Region Kuala Lumpur
Career Level Senior Executive
Work Experience 8 years
Qualification Bachelor's Degree, Doctorate (PhD), Master's Degree, Post Graduate Diploma, Professional Degree
Type of Work Full-Time
Specialization Required Arts/Media/Communications, Public Relations
Minimum Salary MYR 1.550
Maximum Salary MYR 3.700

Responsible to : Member ship Support & Development Director

Role Purpose:

To promote youth-centered action in the region and connect a global community for youth participation across the Federation 

One of the Youth Networker roles will be a Team Leader and have dual reporting into the Regional Director chairing Youth. This role will be rotative to promote equal opportunities.

Context of role:

• This is ideally a stepping-stone development role for people starting their career in our Sector. It is anticipated to be a 2-year contract in this post. We hope on completion of the 2-yearsrole holders will progress onto other

roles within the Federation.

• Working with the Regional Team to bring direct involvement of youth and build regional and global platforms for youth activism and youth led accountability.

• Working with other Youth Networkers and the regional youth networks to build a global Youth IPPF community and contribute to wider youth movements.

• Being a champion for Youth centered action within the Secretariat and amplify youth voices into the work of the Secretariat

• Support MAs to develop youth networks in their location of work and foster youth centricity/ youth led programming in their local work in collaboration with Architects of Cooperation.

• Working with and through other members of the Regional team in Membership Support & Development and External Relations from a youth perspective.

• Adhere to the safeguarding reporting and monitoring requirements of this


Role Deliverables:

• Organize youth action to ensure that the region has an IPPF youth network that is inclusive of marginalized groups, working to advance in the goals of the new strategy with MAs. Support Regional Youth Networks where they already exist to set and/or deliver on their plans, support set-up where they do not.

• Advise on how to ensure the direct involvement of youth participation and youth led accountability within the region and the member associations. Oversee and contribute to the Regional Youth Forums and Global Youth Forums.

• Guides and supervises the regional work for the inclusion of a youth perspective that ensures the participation and amplification of youth voices into design, evaluation and implementation of the initiatives organised by the Secretariat, for example advocacy, workshop design, communications etc.

• Recommends on how to create a grow pathway in the Federation, creating momentum and building engagement with regional networks, identifying and promoting younger leaderships and activism, mentoring strategies and growing opportunities.

• Amplifies the voice of youth within the Secretariat and how to create a safe environment that encourages/develops young people, ensures diversity, anti-racism and safeguarding of people and finances.

Key Skills/Expertise:

• Informed and passionate about the work of IPPF and an advocate for what we stand for.

• Lived experience of a marginalized group an asset.

• Experience working with youth groups and amplifying voices.

• Ability to relate to people from different cultures and backgrounds in a positive and engaging way.

• Good time management, co-ordination and organising skills. 

Inclusive, curious and open to other side as as well as coming up with and articulating their own ideas.

• Demonstrate an understanding of and commitment to safeguarding in local and international context.

Agree to sign and adhere to IPPF’s Code of Conduct and Safeguarding (Children and Vulnerable Adults) Policy. ‘IPPF is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all employees, volunteers, contractors and partners to share this commitment’.

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Country Malaysia
Region Kuala Lumpur
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Company Description

The East and South East and Oceania Regional Office (ESEAOR) is comprised of 23 Member Associations (MAs) and 3 collaborative partners.

The Regional Secretariat for the 22 MAs is made up of two offices: the Regional Office based in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, and the Sub-Regional Office for the Pacific (SROP) in Suva, Fiji. The Regional Office with its Sub-Regional Office for the Pacific (SROP) in Suva, Fiji, serves as Regional Secretariat for its 26 Member Associations (MAs).

It is responsible for supporting MAs in the areas of strategic planning, programme development and operations, monitoring and evaluation, resource mobilisation, financial accountability, volunteer development, capacity building, knowledge management, quality of care and management information systems.

IPPF ESEAOR also facilitates partnerships between its MAs and government agencies, non-governmental organisations, civil society, and UN agencies in the field of sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR) and HIV within and across the region.

Company Info

This vacancy is suitable for those of you who live in the following areas: Kuala Lumpur