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Senior Technical Advisor

Senior Technical Advisor

Laureus Sport for Good is looking for a Senior Technical Advisor, based in the UK or Scandinavia. Deadline: 5 February 2021.

Laureus Sport for Good uses the power of sport to end violence, discrimination and disadvantage, proving that sport can change the world. 

Laureus is partnering with a high profile Swedish institutional donor and we are seeking an individual with knowledge and experience in capacity building of third-sector organisations along with a deep understanding of the sport for development sector, and key donors and stakeholders in Sweden.

Primary role

  • To assess the need for organisational capacity-building support for selected Sport for Development organisations in Sweden working in the Sport for Development sector
  • Based on needs assessments and in agreement with and supported by Laureus’ Global team, to provide and/or facilitate bespoke support to each organisation in areas such as strategy and theory of change; monitoring, evaluation and learning; financial management and sustainability; safeguarding of children and vulnerable adults; governance
  • Utilising Laureus’ existing toolkits, to further develop, test and consolidate high-quality organisational capacity development tools that will allow Laureus to strengthen the support already delivered to grantees

Secondary role

  • To raise awareness of the partnership between Laureus and a high profile Swedish institutional donor
  • To build and facilitate relationships with other donors and key stakeholders in Sweden / Scandinavia to leverage resources for the Sport for Development sector in Sweden and globally.
  • To support the development of technical support business models

Refer to the full job description for the full details.

To apply:

Please submit your CV and a cover letter, detailing your experience and suitability for this role and referencing the key tasks, roles and responsibilities. 

Applicants can apply up until 5 February 2021. Interviews will be held throughout this period and the role may be offered before 5 February. 

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