Kingston upon Thames, Surrey
Negotiable
Permanent
Job description

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

This role will provide technical expertise to shape VSO's employment, entrepreneurship, enterprise development and job creation programmes, help drive forward our Livelihoods strategy and support improvements in the quality and impact of VSO's programmes globally, including replicating and expanding effective approaches.

Skills, qualifications and experience

You will have extensive experience of developing and implementing employment and entrepreneurship programmes, securing external funding and project management. Strong relationship building and negotiation skills will also be key.

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

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Posted on: 12 September 2019
Closed date: 26 September 2019
Job ref: JOB0119423
Tags: Project Management