Gender and Youth Specialist – ICMA (the International City/County Management Association)

ICMA (the
International City/County Management Association) is a premier local government
leadership and management organization founded in 1914. Its mission is to
create excellence in local governance by advocating and developing the
professional management of local government worldwide.
ICMA is an
internationally recognized publisher of information resources ranging from
textbooks and survey data to topical newsletters and e-publications. ICMA
provides technical assistance to local governments in emerging democracies,
helping them to develop professional practices and ethical, transparent
governments. ICMA performs a wide range of grant and contract funded work both
in the U.S. and globally, which is supported by federal government agencies,
foundations, and corporations. To learn more about ICMA global projects click here.
Position Title: Gender and Youth Specialist 
Location: Uganda 
Specific Duties to be performed:
Provide technical
assistance to district officials, and coordinate NGO efforts to promote youth
leadership programs, including youth parliaments and youth leadership
associations.  Provide leadership in devising gender specific local
governance programs and events, and a gender sensitive method of budgeting at
the district level. Develop and manage a gender and people living with disabilities
program.
Required Skills and Experience:
·        
Ability
to develop a workable plan for gender and people living with disabilities at
the local level in several jurisdictions.
·        
5 years
relevant experience
Education: Bachelor’s
degree   
Desired Skills and Experience: Background as a municipal or county manager with developed budgetary and
financial planning skills in a participatory setting.
Special Qualifications (if any): fluent English
How to Apply:
Please submit a
resume and a cover letter clearly highlighting your relevant experience and
skills, to the ”Apply Now” link above or send an email to cbender@icma.org  with “Gender and
Youth Specialist”
in the subject line.
No phone calls please, shortlisted applicants
will be contacted.
ICMA is proud to be an Equal Opportunity
Employer.
Application deadline
is March 30, 2012.

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