Due Date: January 31, 2019

The International Youth Federation (IYF) Secretary-General is pleased to reveal the following task opening at the USG level: Under-Secretary-General based around the world (From another location). The Under-Secretary-General (USG) is the 3rd senior authorities after the IYF President and the Secretary-General.

The position of USG needs energy and continual dedication. It is requiring in its essential attention to information. It is finest matched to an individual who is well arranged, has actually established administrative abilities and has suitable, however by no ways fancy, secretarial support. Making sure the smooth running of the IYF’s work strategy and helping the Elder Management Group (SMT). She/he is helped by Assistant Secretary-General( s) in promoting and making sure the essential cooperation and coordination, communicating with the IYF secretariats to collaborating inter-agency relations at management and technical level.

Task Information

Period: 4 Years
Department: Executive Workplace
Supervisor/Report to: Secretary-General
Task type: Voluntary Service (VS) Part-Time

The USG reports to and supports the Secretary-General ahead of time the IYF efficiency and supplying the essential suggestions in accordance with the IYF requireds to support Member States’ efforts in the field of youth empowerment, and fulfill the obstacles of the 2030 Program for Sustainable Advancement while making sure nationwide management and ownership.


( A) Authorities Representation:

  • Represent the IYF Management group at all levels;-LRB- *******************).
  • When entrusted, confirming and signing all acts embraced by the Executive Board, together with the SG;-LRB- *******************).
  • Helping the SG in preparing essential meetings/missions of the IYF;-LRB- *******************).
  • In the lack of the SG, the USG will presume the functions of the SG;-LRB- *******************).
  • Interact the choices of IYF administration, commissions, and senior management on behalf of the IYF;-LRB- *******************).
  • Conduct the correspondence of the IYF and send notifications of all occasion, conferences, and conferences at the global level.

( B) Governance and Coordination Assistance:

  • Prepare yearly reports on the work of the IYF and such other files, which may, from time to time, be needed by the IYF administration;-LRB- *******************).
  • Serve as chair for and at all conferences of the Executive Workplace. He/she will prepare and disperse the program and other products and keep the minutes of all conferences;-LRB- *******************).
  • Report every year, on behalf of the Executive Workplace, about the activities of the Federation and of its Committees, Joint Committees, and other bodies; and
  • To handle, develop, send and keep track of all spending plans in their activity location, to make sure there are no unfavorable differences.


In order to make sure a large swimming pool of prospects for this position, the IYF invites any applications to supplement the Secretary-General’s own search and assessments. The IYF would particularly invite elections of females prospects.

  • Fluency in English with remarkable preparing abilities is important.
  • Excellent understanding of another UN language will be thought about a property.
  • Substantive experience and results chosen at the global or multi-cultural level consisting of experience in advancement, interactions, global relations youth research studies, sport, females empowerment, youth-led companies or appropriate field;-LRB- *******************).
  • Outstanding understanding of the global standards and requirements is important.
  • Capability to promote and supply policy suggestions;-LRB- *******************).
  • Promotes an understanding sharing and finding out culture in the workplace;-LRB- *******************).
  • Capability to lead tactical preparation, results-based management, and reporting;-LRB- *******************).
  • Capability to lead and handle business tactical efforts;-LRB- *******************).
  • Outstanding computer system, web, social networks and info system abilities;-LRB- *******************).
  • Capability to develop reliable working relations in a multi-cultural group environment;-LRB- *******************).
  • Shows strong group management abilities; and
  • Shows openness to alter and capability to handle intricacies.


  • Analysis and Choice Making.
  • Tactical preparation and creativity.
  • Preparation and Organizing.
  • Drive for Outcomes.
  • Partnership and Team Effort.
  • Management, Advocacy, Engagement and Impact.


All applications ought to consist of a cover note and curriculum vitae of the prospects with complete contact info (telephone and email) and need to be sent out to the IYF. Elections might likewise be sent out to [email protected]

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