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Re-advert Youth Coach – Mogadishu, Somalia

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Job Description


SOS Children’s Villages International is the umbrella organization to which all SOS Children’s Villages including SOS Children’s Villages Somalia Association is affiliated. SOS Children’s Villages Somalia has officially been working in Somalia since 1985. SOS is currently working in 134 countries worldwide. We are committed to the welfare of children – often throughout the whole of their childhood, and to strengthening families and communities as a preventive measure in the fight against abandonment and social neglect. We also run education and health facilities. With the SOS Children’s Village concept, the organization pioneered a family approach to the long-term care of orphaned and abandoned children. SOS Children’s Villages upholds child protection policy and our selection processes reflect our commitment to the protection of children and youth from abuse. SOS Children’s Villages Somalia current works in three regions; Banadir Regions (Heliwa, Wadajir, Dharkenley and Dayninle districts) southwest-state (Afgoi, Lafoole ,Baidoa and Hudur) Hirshabelle State (Jowhar & Balcad)

SOS Children’s Villages invites applications from suitably qualified and interested candidates who fulfill the eligibility criterion for the below position.

Job Title: Re-advert Youth Coach (1 Position)

Location: Mogadishu

Job Summary:

The Youth Coach is expected to create employment young men and women through entrepreneurship and employability skill training program. 

Report to: Next of Economic Project Coordinator

Key Area of responsibility:

  • Under the management of the Next Economy project coordinator, plan and organize the implement of the project activities line with the workplan and budget.
  • Contribute to the preparation of annual, quarterly and monthly action plan, assess and monitor project activities.
  • Support training provider/centers on –job- training opportunities for youth in Mogadishu.
  • Conduct coaching sessions together with the project officer for youth who are benefiting from the projects to define their skill needs, employment prospects and business idea development opportunities and support with the youth as individuals, and sometimes as groups to design their future career decisions
  • Keep up to date the project database and collect information from the youth trainings that are taking place in the Business Hubs, as well as employment opportunities existing in the job market by carrying out surveys on market and potential employer.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Minimum 3 years of progressive professional experience in project implementation
  • Basic knowledge and experience in social Science, public Administration, Business Administration private sector development, SME growth promotion, Education, employment generation and youth/women entrepreneurship enhancement
  • Excellent command in Somali languages Excellent command in Somali and English languages
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and organizational skills
  • Stock management skills.
  • Proactive, result oriented, independent, able to identify and carry out duties with minimum supervision
  • Willingness to work in a multicultural environment


Child Safeguarding Policy: SOS Children’s Villages organization is committed to safeguarding the rights of the children and therefore, is expected that every individual who joins with SOS Children’s Villages Somalia understand his/her responsibility in protecting and keeping children always safe

Application Procedure:

Interested applicants should send their applications with a CV and scanned copies of your academic and professional certificates indicating telephone numbers and three referees to: this email hr.so@sossomalia.org

Indicating with subject line of the position.

Closing date is. 09th January 2021

Only Female candidates are open to apply.

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

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