Down to Zero (DtZ) is a 5-year programme (2016-2020) that enables children and young people to defend their own rights, enables communities to become safer and protective of their children against commercial sexual exploitation and enables governments to improve and implement related policies, laws and regulations. The programme also works the private sector, for example in the tourist industry. The DtZ programme is managed by an Alliance consisting of Terre des Hommes Netherlands (lead), Plan Netherlands, Defence for Children - ECPAT, Free a Girl and ICCO Cooperation. In partnership and funded by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Alliance works towards ending commercial sexual exploitation of children in ten countries in Asia and Latin America.
For this programme we are seeking for a Desk Coördinator (36 hours)
The programme is guided by a Steering Committee consisting of programme representatives of the alliance members. The Desk Coordinator DtZ is responsible for supporting and coordinating the work of the Steering Committee and task-oriented working groups. He/she does this together with the PMEL Advisor and Financial Officer, each dedicating 0,2 and 0,1 FTE to the DtZ Alliance.
The Desk Coordinator is appointed by the Steering Committee, but managed by Terre des Hommes. The Desk Coordinator is based in The Hague at the office of Terre des Hommes for 36 hours per week, reports to the Manager of Project Management and is technically led by the Programme Manager of DtZ, both working at Terre des Hommes.
Support the Steering Committee to realise the programme objectives.
Aim: The Steering Committee can fulfill its mandate; the Alliance is informed, involved and well-functioning. Tasks include:
Ensure quality service
Aim: Facilitate and promote learning, and where necessary improve the programme quality in accordance with decisions made by the Steering Committee, with the aim of increasing the impact of the programme. Tasks include:
Ensure effective workflows
Aim: Work processes such as the PME cycle are implemented according to the expectations of the donor and the Alliance, and coordinated with the PME Advisor and Finance Officer. Tasks include:
Please send your motivation letter and a curriculum vitae of no longer than 2 pages by e-mail to email@example.com not later than 18th of February 2019. For more information about this position you can contact Judith Flick, by email firstname.lastname@example.org