7 Mar 2023

Partner Gender and Youth Engagement at Mastercard Foundation

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Job Description

Mastercard Foundation seeks a world where everyone has the opportunity to learn and prosper. Through its Young Africa Works strategy and Canadian EleV program, the Foundation works with partners to ensure that millions of young people, especially young women, access quality education, financial services, and dignified work. Mastercard Foundation was established in 2006 through the generosity of Mastercard when it became a public company. The Foundation is independent with its own Board of Directors and CEO


The role will support the Lead, Gender & Youth Engagement during the maternity leave of the Partner, Gender & Youth Engagement.


  • Support gender mainstreaming in programs.
  • Support program leads to develop their Individual Gender Action Plan and support the development of Gender Action Plan for team Ethiopia.
  • Support identifying and onboarding gender anchor partner.
  • Support the launching of the national Youth Advisory Group at the Foundation.
  • Support the establishment and maintenance of youth advisory committees with partners.
  • Map organizations that are youth-led and youth-focused.
  • Support and guide partners on the best way to invest on and involve young people in the program.
  • Collaborate with the team to identify, document, and mobilize youth engagement and inclusiveness-related insight and learning from the Foundation’s work.

Who You Are

  • Bachelor’s degree in Social Science.
  • Three to five year’s of working experience in a similar environment
  • Demonstrated strong interest and knowledge in the practice of women’s empowerment and gender equality issues.
  • Good writing skill is an advantage.
  • Very good knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook.
  • Excellent communication skills in English is mandatory.
  • Ability to organize and prioritize several tasks at the same time working in a dynamic environment.
  • Flexible, adaptable, and able to execute a range of job duties and changing priorities.
  • Possess excellent verbal, written, and presentation skills with the ability to articulate information to a variety of constituents across cultures.
  • Possess professional maturity, sensitivity with different cultures, and impeccable integrity that exemplify the Foundation’s values.
  • Demonstrate a commitment to Mastercard Foundation’s values and vision.

Method of Application

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Closing Date : 9 March. 2023


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