|Type of role|
|Salary||To be negotiated|
|Contract type||Consultant Agreement|
|Contract length||40 days|
|Full Time||35 hours per week|
|Application Closing Date|
|Interview date||To be confirmed|
|Start date||Earliest possible|
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.
The labour market survey is intended to ensure that marginalized OOSGs benefit from having fulfilled and dignified lives from decent employment or enterprises that they choose. The study findings are anticipated to support in informed choice of skills that are in demand in the labour market or that would see them set up successful business enterprises.
Skills, qualifications and experience
a) Relevant previous experience with labour market studies in an economic reform context.
b) Good analytical and writing skills, and good ability in manipulating, analyzing and reporting survey information.
c) Proven research and economic analysis experience, including 10 years of working experience
d) Demonstrated understanding of the entrepreneurship and livelihoods sector specifically as it relates to start-up enterprises for youth with low levels of educational attainment and non-formal skills
e) Good understanding of inclusion issues
f) Broad previous experience with multi-country/county evaluations
g) Excellent analytical, facilitation, communication and report writing skills.
h) At least a master’s degree in relevant field
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. Applicants must have the right to work in Kenya.
To submit your application, click on ‘Make an application’ and complete all relevant fields on the online application form.
VSO has zero tolerance of abuse and exploitation of vulnerable people. We expect all our employees/volunteers to ensure we protect children, young people and vulnerable adults from harm and abide by our safeguarding policy (PDF).