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Project Officer (SANOP)

Type of role
Location Zambia
Salary Competitive
Contract type Fixed Term
Full Time 37 hours per week
Application Closing Date
Interview date 19 August 2020
Start date 01 September 2020

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 Project officer shall provide programming support to SANOP project and assist in the day to day running of the Zambia Chapter ensuring the relevance of programmes within the local context, and efficiency and effectiveness in programme implementation

Skills, qualifications and experience

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.

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

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VSO Volunteer Dr. Padma Arun Arumugham, a public health specialist, who is working to establish a network of trained volunteers, speaks to students at the secondary school in Chembe, Zambi

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Zambia is a country of friendly people, natural beauty, heritage and historical sites. We've been welcoming volunteers to this beautiful country since 1958.

We believe in sustainable positive change and ask you to join us to fight poverty, exclusion and inequality. 

Welcome to Zambia. It's the best choice you will make!

Saul Banda, Head of Programmes Delivery

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