Banyan Global is a woman-owned small business and international development consulting firm committed to improving livelihoods through market approaches for a broad and lasting impact. The firm is headquartered in Washington, DC with staff working in several developing countries. Banyan Global operates seamlessly within six practice areas: gender, youth, finance and investment, enterprise development, health, and evaluation and learning.
Banyan Global www.banyanglobal.com, wishes to hire a Knowledge Management and Communications Associate for the Workforce Development project in Honduras. The project has a duration of 5 years (2016-2021) and is part of USAID´s portfolio of projects. Its objective is to increase citizen security for vulnerable populations in urban areas with high crime in Honduras, supporting the development of human resources to increase income-generating opportunities for youth between 16 and 30 years who are at- risk. The project strengthens comprehensive labor services, including life skills, job placement and self-employment, with a focus on gender.
The Workforce Development Activity is expected to achieve the following three results:
Result 1: Access to high quality, comprehensive workforce development services for at-risk youth increased, with an emphasis on youth who qualify for secondary prevention services. Train 7,500 youth at risk and insert 3,750 in jobs.
Result 2: INFOP’s institutional capacity to deliver market-driven, high quality services improved.
Result 3: Access to workforce-related services, including income-generating activities, increased for youth that have conflicted with law, including former gang members. Train 400 youth no longer participating in illegal activities and insert 160 in jobs or self-employment.
Banyan Global seeks a Communication and Knowledge Management Associate for its USAID-funded Workforce Development project in Honduras, targeting at-risk youth to design and implement together with the communications team all external and internal communications, outreach, and knowledge management strategies for the program.
2. LEVEL OF EFFORT: Full time position (while the project is active)
4. REPORTING: Reports directly to the Communications Specialist
5. BASE OF OPERATIONS: Tegucigalpa, Honduras with domestic travel required.
6. HOW TO APPLY
Salary commensurate with background and experience. Banyan Global is an equal opportunity employer. All interested please send the CV to: email@example.com, with the name of the vacancy position in the subject line. We will contact only the qualified candidates. Please no phone calls.