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  • Posted: Jun 8, 2020
    Deadline: Jun 18, 2020
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    Voluntary Service Overseas (VSO) is an international development charity[1] with a vision for a "world without poverty" and a mission to "bring people together to fight poverty". VSO recruits professionals to work as volunteers, living and working alongside local populations in developing countries. Founded in 1958, VSO has sent over 50,0...
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    ICS Programme Administrator

    Role overview

    Provides full administrative support to the ICS team in operations, logistics, finance, information management and meeting

    Skills, Knowledge and Experience required ;

    • Administration
    • Sound organisational and administrative skills with the ability to prioritise a varied workload and meet deadlines.
    • Experience of effective liaison with different teams and contacts.
    • Experience of working proactively and flexibly without close supervision.
    • Excellent attention to detail.
    • Experience of planning and administering meetings/events.
    • IT and Finance
    • Strong information technology skills, particularly Microsoft Office.
    • Ability to develop and maintain information systems.
    • High levels of numeracy and ability to make financial calculations according to agreed current guidelines.
    • Communication
    • Experience of communicating effectively with a wide range of stakeholders, verbally and in writing
    • Strong verbal and written English language skills.
    • Youth work
    • Experience of working with young people from diverse backgrounds would be an advantage.
    • Out of hours working
    • Some out of hours working will be required from time to time to support events.

    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.
    Applicants are advised that VSO does not require any payment or expense during the entire recruitment process. Any request in this direction should be immediately reported as contrary to the values and practices of our organization.

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    ICS Programme Coordinator

    Role overview

    •  Coordinates ICS operations at a national level, responsible for the recruitment and training of national volunteers, as well as the volunteer alumni network.
    • Manages pool of volunteer selectors and trainers.
    • Provides cover for Project Officers in community when necessary.

    Skills, qualifications and experience

    Skills, Knowledge and Experience required ;

    • Coordination and logistics
    • Experience of recruitment, onboarding and induction of volunteers.
    • Sound knowledge of visa requirements.
    • Experience of managing complex logistics for multiple events including travel and venues.
    • Experience of prioritising a complex workload.
    • Project management
    • Proven experience in delivering and reporting on complex projects to time and budget.
    • Duty of care
    • Experience of assessing potential safeguarding, security and health risks and putting in place mitigating actions.
    • Youth work
    • Experience of working with young people from diverse backgrounds.
    • Cross-cultural working
    • Direct experience of working with other cultures and nationalities.
    • Communication
    • Experience of communicating effectively with a wide range of stakeholders
    • Strong verbal and written English language skills.
    • Out of hours working

    When providing cover for Project Officers, the post holder will be required to hold the emergency phone outside of normal working hours, and to be on rota for emergency phone when based at country office.

    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.
    Applicants are advised that VSO does not require any payment or expense during the entire recruitment process. Any request in this direction should be immediately reported as contrary to the values and practices of our organization.

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    ICS Project Officer

    No of Positions: 6

    Role overview

    Responsible for all aspects of ICS project planning, implementation and learning.
    Manage and support volunteer development, partner relationships and represents VSO at a local level.

    Skills, qualifications and experience

    • Project management
    • Proven experience in delivering and reporting on projects to time and budget.
    • Community development
    • Experience facilitating development projects at a local, community level.
    • Youth work
    • Experience of working with young people from diverse backgrounds.
    • Proven ability to facilitate learning in a non-formal environment.
    • Cross-cultural working
    • Direct experience of working with other cultures and nationalities.
    • Supervision and support
    • Supervisory experience with good coaching skills.
    • Duty of care
    • Experience of assessing potential safeguarding, security and health risks and putting in place mitigating actions.
    • Communication
    • Strong skills in diplomacy and negotiation.
    • Experience of communicating effectively with wide range of stakeholders.
    • Strong verbal and written English language skills.
    • Out of hours working
    • The post holder will be required to hold the emergency phone outside of normal working hours.
    • 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.
    Applicants are advised that VSO does not require any payment or expense during the entire recruitment process. Any request in this direction should be immediately reported as contrary to the values and practices of our organization.

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    ICS Programme Manager

    Role overview

    • To provide strategic direction and leadership for the development of the ICS Programme within VSO’s wider country and global strategies.
    • To manage the development and delivery of, and learning from, the portfolio of ICS projects.

    Skills, Knowledge and Experience required;

    • Programme development
    • Knowledge and experience of pro-poor programme and partnership development.
    • Project management
    • Proven experience in delivering and reporting on complex projects to time and budget.
    • Supervision and support
    • Line management experience with good coaching skills. Experience of managing at a distance.
    • Duty of care
    • Experience of assessing potential safeguarding, security and health risks and putting in place mitigating actions and managing complex incidents.
    • Youth work
    • Substantial experience of working with young people from diverse backgrounds.
    • Cross-cultural working
    • Direct and substantial experience of working with other cultures and nationalities.
    • Communication
    • Strong skills in diplomacy and negotiation.
    • Experience of communicating effectively with wide range of stakeholders.
    • Strong verbal and written English language skills.

    Out of hours working

    The post holder will be required to hold the emergency phone outside of normal working hours, on a rota basis.

    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.
    Applicants are advised that VSO does not require any payment or expense during the entire recruitment process. Any request in this direction should be immediately reported as contrary to the values and practices of our organization.
    Applicants MUST have the right to work in Kenya.

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