Job Opportunity for Livelihood Officer – Job Placements at Magic Bus in Delhi

Website Magic Bus

Department: Full time

Location: Delhi

No. of Positions: 7

The role will be responsible to provide placement to 750 plus youth and adults. Build a strong relationship with employers ensuring effective placement and monitoring systems are in place for youth and out of work adults.

Desired Competencies

  • Strong partnership building credentials with ability to tailor style and methods when working with employers (and employee volunteers), and other specialist organisations like Job Aggregators.
  • Excellent team worker with strong oral and written communication skills including good level of professional English.
  • Can-do attitude and willingness to use own initiative to solve ground level problems.
  • Well organised working style with excellent time management skills.
  • Willingness to work evenings and weekends occasionally as required by programme.
  • Ability to collect and process delivery evidence and data in line with key performance indicators for the programme

Key responsibilities

  • Responsible for achieving the desired target number of youth & out of work adults’ placements in jobs
  • Create partnerships with employers and job aggregators who can offer youth potential job placements, work experience and workplace visit opportunities.
  • Monitor youth’s attendance and performance with employers for effective retention & performance
  • Support youth after their placements to ensure that they retain their engagement and sustain themselves in work or training for up to 6 months.
  • Undertake data collection and reporting duties that demonstrate the effectiveness of the programme.
  • Act as a role model at all times demonstrating behaviour that displays the characteristics youth should develop to be successful in their chosen field.

Reporting to: Program Manager

Qualification & Work experience

  • Relevant degree or similar professional qualification from a reputed institution (Minimum qualification is graduation).
  • Knowledge of local employers and job aggregators.
  • Knowledge of youth needs with regard to progressions at work.
  • Experience of partnership working including referrals and monitoring partner delivery.
  • Experience of either employability skills, job placement, youth development or vocational training programmes either directly or indirectly (desirable)

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