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ICS Applications Officer


Type of role:Business, management and IT
Location:Kingston, United Kingdom
Salary:£27,098 per annum
Contract type:Fixed Term
Contract length:6 months with the possibility of extension
Full Time:35 hours per week
Application Closing Date:18 Aug 2019
Interview date:28 August 2019
Start date:Asap

VSO is the world’s leading independent international development organisation that works through volunteers to fight poverty in developing countries. Our high-impact approach brings people together to share skills, build capabilities, promote international understanding and action to change lives and make the world a fairer place.

Role overview

An exciting opportunity for a full time Applications Officer has become available to join the thriving ICS applications team and play a critical role in the delivery of the ICS programme. The post-holder will be part of the team that coordinates the pre-assessment process for a high number of applications per year and make decisions on volunteer suitability by assessing applications against agreed criteria.

Skills, qualifications and experience

As the successful candidate, you should have strong understanding of ICS values, principles and the range of programmes available to potential applicants. You will need strong customer care experience in addition to a sound track record of using a database to manage systems which produce statistical information and support the start of the volunteer journey. You will have a proven ability to prioritise and schedule a demanding and varied workload whilst remaining flexible

Must be available to start ASAP.

Unfortunately we are unable to provide sponsorship for this position, so please ensure you have the right to work in the UK before you apply.

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

If you’re interested in applying for this role, please download the job description for more information.

To submit your application, click on ‘Make an application’ and complete all relevant fields on the online application form.

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