Project Management support Volunteer
VSO is the world's leading development organisation that works through volunteers to fight poverty. We are unique in the way we bring people together to share their skills and experience, generate insights and ideas and, most of all, take action against poverty and exclusion. It's a highly effective approach that works, and today is helping millions of people in some of the world's poorest communities lift themselves out of poverty.
The ideal candidate for this post will be responsible for coordinating daily project administrative, data collection and support the Enhancing Employability through Vocational Training (EEVT) Project to deliver the desired outcomes, Also receive and support visitors/Volunteers (national and international) and guide and advise them per need.
Skills, qualifications and experience required
Bachelor's degree in Human resources, Business Administration, Marketing, mass communications or social science is required.
Project co-ordination - experience of project co-ordination. Time management skills. Strong organisation skills.
Self motivated, ability to use own initiative, flexibility.
Decision making - Sound judgement and the confidence to take independent action; a high degree of initiative and persistence combined with high levels of discretion and diplomacy.
Ability to analyse and synthesize complex information, use initiative in seeking solutions
Communication - Ability to build productive working relationships. Excellent interpersonal skills, working effectively with others, listening, understanding and
Allowance and accommodation
All volunteers have an allowance paid in local currency. The allowance meets reasonable living expenses in country, but will not be enough to send money home.
VSO works with some of the poorest communities in the world which means accommodation varies and will be basic.
How to apply
If you’re interested in applying for this role, please download the job description to read more details about the position and the skills and experience we’re looking for. To submit your application, click on ‘Apply now’ and complete all relevant fields on the online application form.
Application closing date
21 Feb 2018
18th of March 2018
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