EAGLE (Empowering Adolescent Girls to Learn and Earn) programme project implementation lead – Mozambique

Type of role Teaching and education
Location Mozambique
Salary Competitive - Local Benchmark
Contract type Fixed Term
Contract length One Year Renewable
Full Time 40 hours per week
Application Closing Date
Interview date June 15 2020
Start date July 20 2020

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. In 2018/19, VSO supported over one million of the poorest and most excluded people in 23 countries across Africa and Asia.

Role overview

EAGLE (Empowering Adolescent Girls to Learn and Earn) programme project implementation lead will manage the overall implementation of the EAGLE Project in partnership with implementing partners in Mozambique. You will manage the strategic development and provide leadership and expertise to ensure the project goals, outputs, and outcomes are met working closely with the local partners, government agencies, developing networks with concerned stakeholders at different levels. You will be supporting all other VSO’s work in- country as required by the Country Representative to optimise the contribution towards reducing poverty in the region.

Skills, qualifications and experience


• A Bachelor Degree level or equivalent; A Master's degree would be an advantage

•Advanced understanding of programme management, research and evaluation methodologies

•Skilled in designing and managing data research

•Excellent relationship management skills and experience working with people in different contexts

•Strong computer skills, including statistical packages and the ability to interpret data and construct models where appropriate

•Excellent communications skills – able to express complex information in a simple and succinct manner

•Self starter with initiative and confidence to lead in their designated field – can work independently and prioritise own work load

•Strong team player

•Excellent organisational skills


•Experience working in a ‘Development’ context/ International development sector organisations

•Being up-to-date on the current international debate around development effectiveness and research and evaluation methodologies

VSO reserves the right to close this job early if we receive a sufficient number of applications.

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