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Volunteer role: Resilience Advisor


Type of role:Agriculture and natural resources
Location:Various Countries, Various Countries
Application Closing Date:31 Dec 2019
Interview date:To be Confirmed
Start date:2019

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

The purpose of this role is to strengthen resilience across VSO programme area by undertaking risk assessments and to respond to the stresses and shocks identified through those assessments through participatory action planning which will be the basis of resilient programming approaches.

Skills, qualifications and experience

The ideal candidate has ;-

Knowledge on resilience and risk management in developing countries is required as a core skill;

Know-how of participatory assessment / development approaches is required;

Experience with reviewing current development programmes and identifying areas for improvement;

Several years of experience in conducting large survey / fieldwork (data collection, validation, entry and analysis), leading field staff teams implementing surveys in the field;

Strong affinity with and preferably expertise in resilience issues in developing countries;

Possible locations to be confirmed.

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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