|Salary||Competitive daily rates according to the country of location|
|Contract type||Consultant Agreement|
|Contract length||20 days|
|Application Closing Date|
|Interview date||To be communicated|
|Start date||Earliest possible|
VSO is the world’s leading international development charity that works through volunteers to create a fair world for everyone. At VSO we pride ourselves on doing development differently. We fight poverty not by sending aid, but by working through volunteers and partners to create long-lasting change in some of the world’s poorest regions. We bring key stakeholders together to co-ordinate collective action, from local organisations to national governments. Our programmes in Africa and Asia focus on health, education and livelihoods, with an increasing emphasis on resilience, peace building, social accountability, gender and social inclusion. We’re not about delivering quick fixes, but instead we focus on long-lasting, sustainable change that will improve the lives of generations to come.
The consultant will be expected to carry out a study capturing VSO's current and previous experience of strengthening resilience within health systems and communities.
Ideal Applicant Summary
We are looking for a qualified Climate Change and Resilience Specialist with a strong demonstrated expertise in qualitative research, health systems and policy analysis. The ideal consultant should have at least 10 years' experience working in DRR (Disaster Risk Reduction), emergencies, climate and/or resilience programming. In addition, the consultant should have significant experience of applying climate change and resilience programming to strengthen health systems, experience of conducting both qualitative and quantitative research and analysis as well as experience working with International INGOs (International Non-Governmental Organisations).
VSO promotes equal opportunities and values a diverse workforce.
We will hire to this role, in any VSO operating country, where VSO has the right to employ. Applicants must demonstrate that you have the right to work in your country of residence before you apply.
VSO reserves the right to close this job early if we receive a sufficient number of applications.
How to apply
Complete the registration form below. When you have completed the form, you will receive a confirmation email with a link to our VSO Values self-assessment. This is a module designed to give you an insight into VSO’s ethos and provide you with an understanding of how your values align with ours, helping you to decide if you would like to join our organisation. The self-assessment module typically takes about 10 minutes to complete.
After completing the VSO Values self-assessment, you can opt out or proceed with the application process. You will need to upload your CV in Word or PDF format detailing your employment and educational history, and any volunteering experience. Please note that you will need to complete the full application form in one go as you cannot save it to fill at a later time.
When you have submitted your application, you will receive an email inviting you to complete two assessments which focus on how you process information and what your work approach is.
You will be shown instructions and example questions prior to the assessments to help you increase your familiarity with them. You will also have access to a short profile report on completion of the assessment. Your application will be reviewed by our Resourcing Team when you have completed these assessments.
Should you require any adjustments to be made to the application process due to a disability or any other circumstances, please email us at Recruitment@vsoint.org to discuss your requirements.
Step 1. Complete the registration form below
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