EMpower, a global philanthropic organisation, is dedicated to improving the lives and horizons of marginalised young people ages 10-24 in 15 emerging market countries in Africa, Asia, Latin America, and Turkey. Through grants and other support (learning exchanges, technical assistance, thought partnering etc.), EMpower partners with ~125 local organisations working to strengthen education and livelihoods of young people, and to build their resilience, self-confidence, and well-being. EMpower has offices in Hong Kong, Delhi, Singapore, London, and New York, as well as programme staff in Nigeria, Turkey, Mexico, Argentina, and South Africa. EMpower is at an exciting time in our evolution and organisational strengthening. In the past few years, we have grown in staff size and global footprint, with a deliberate focus on fostering a workplace that ensures diverse perspectives, opportunities for contribution, and belonging.
Our Vision: We are building a world where all young people at the margins, especially girls, have the skills, opportunities, and power to live their full potential.
Our Mission: We partner with local organisations in emerging market countries, and other change-makers, to enable marginalised young people to transform their lives and communities.
Reporting to the Senior Programme Officer, this role will support the planning, implementation and monitoring of the project activities, working closely with the Programme team to ensure the successful realization of our initiatives. This is a hybrid position requiring the candidate to be in the office twice a week to foster team collaboration, attend key meetings, and engage in other activities that benefit from face-to-face interaction.
Key responsibilities for this role encompasses the following:
Research and Analysis:
Documentation and reporting
Compensation and Benefits
EMpower offers competitive wages, benefits, and growth opportunities consistent with industry standards. Flexible benefits packages include health insurance and other insurance; a pension plan with employer contribution/match; time off; and work/life benefits.
Work Environment and Physical Requirements
This individual operates in a professional office environment. The physical demands described in this section are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential job functions.
Equal Opportunity Employer Statement
EMpower is a public foundation that makes grants globally to benefit marginalised youth, including adolescent girls. We are committed to attracting, developing, motivating, and retaining exceptional talent and to a work environment that recognizes contribution, fosters respect and teamwork, and facilitates robust performance. We encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds, recognizing that diversity enriches all staff and our work globally. We do not discriminate based on race, ethnicity, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion or faith, or physical ability.
This policy applies to all employment practices within our organisation, including hiring, recruiting, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, leave of absence, compensation, benefits, and training. EMpower makes hiring decisions based solely on qualifications, merit, and business needs at the time.
How to Apply
Please apply via LinkedIn by sending a cover letter and your CV as one attachment. Note : LinkedIn does not accept 2 separate attachment. Application closing date - 27th Oct, 2023.View All News
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