Global Thematic Lead - Rural Livelihoods
|Type of role:||Business, management and IT|
|Location:||Various, Various Countries|
|Full Time:||35 hours per week|
|Application Closing Date:||26 Jun 2019|
VSO is the world’s leading international development organisation that works through volunteers to fight poverty. Working in 24 countries around the world, our unique role in international development is to place committed volunteers with carefully selected organisations where their skills can have the greatest impact. Our extraordinary volunteers live and work in some of the world’s poorest communities. Sharing their unique skills and experience to generate new ideas and new ways of doing things, helping the communities they work in lift themselves out of poverty. We’re not about delivering quick fixes, but instead we focus on long-lasting, sustainable change, that will impact generations to come. Join us and help us work towards our vision of a world without poverty.
This role will provide technical expertise to shape VSO’s rural livelihoods programming, help drive forward our livelihoods strategy and support improvements in the quality and impact of VSO’s rural livelihoods programmes globally.
Skills, qualifications and experience
You will have extensive experience of rural livelihoods programming, securing external funding and project management. Strong relationship building and negotiation skills will also be key.
Competencies and Behaviour
At VSO we believe progress is only possible by working together. Whether you want to join us as an employee, or as a volunteer working in your own country, overseas or online, our selection process includes an assessment based on these core competencies:
• Ability to be open minded and respectful
• Ability to be resilient and adaptive to new situations
• Ability to facilitate positive change and build sustainable working relationships
• Ability to seek and share knowledge
VSO promotes equal opportunities and values a diverse workforce.
VSO reserves the right to close this job early if we receive a sufficient number of applications.
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