Project Officer-RELi Project

Type of role
Location Kenya
Salary KES 2,133,998 basic per annum
Contract type Fixed Term
Full Time 35 hours per week
Application Closing Date
Interview date To be confirmed
Start date From April 2021

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.

Role overview

The purpose of the post is to provide leadership and management in the implementation of Right to Education and Life for Children with Disabilities project (RELi) and contribute in realization of IE programme’s team objectives; Providing staff and volunteers’ duty of care, strengthening partnerships and programme networks, effective delivery of IE thematic area and improved documentation of proven practices and knowledge sharing

Skills, qualifications and experience

Holder of Bachelor of Education degree with specialisation in Special Needs or inclusive education. A result driven individual with qualification in development, project management knowledge and experience preferably in Inclusive Education projects. An individual with excellent communication, influencing, people management, strategy development and implementation skills.
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

Equal Opportunities

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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