Job opportunities at VSO

- January 11, 2018
About VSO
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.

Role overview
The Strategy Adviser, alongside the Secretary General of the National Council of NGOs, will lead the development of NaCoNGOs five year strategy. You will use your strategic planning background to lead all elements of the strategic planning process including context analysis, participatory research, documentation and approval.
Skills, qualifications and experience required
  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree business, development or a related subject. 
  • Strategic planning 
  • 5+ years of experience on leading strategic planning development process and managing clients in a deadline-driven professional services environment. 
  • Able to combine high-level strategy and analytical thinking with tactical creativity and flair. 
Communication:
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills with ability to vary communication content and style to suit audiences to inform, motivate and inspire. 
  • Builds mutually beneficial alliances and networks at senior levels 
  • Analysis and creative problem-solving: proactive to deliver solutions to challenges, ability to identify the interest of stakeholders. 
  • Ability to analyze and quickly grasp the fundamentals of a need. 


Flexibility:
  • Ability to be proactive in changing environment of working, works under minimum supervision and keeps the targets on track under challenging environments.
  • 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
22 Jan 2018
TO APPLY CLICK HERE

Nutrition Adviser
Kigoma, Tanzania
VSO Tanzania


Role overview
The Nutrition adviser will provide technical advice to the Regional Health Management Team (RHMT), Council Health Management Teams (CHMT’s) Nutrition Committees at the regional and district levels and health care workers on how improve individual behavior and household practices, promotion of collective actions in communities and creating enabling environment for good nutrition outcomes.
The volunteer will focus on developing sustainable nutrition interventions which involve social behavioral change and communication (SBCC) approach in health facilities and community in Kigoma region

Skills, qualifications and experience required
• A degree in Nutrition, Masters is added advantage.
• Experience of working in nutrition in developing countries.
• Minimum of 5 years relevant work experience
• Teamwork, with the ability to work collaboratively in diverse groups.
• Ability to work in an institutional environment, hospital and health facility settings and in the community
• Experience and knowledge in Nutrion and general health.
• Proven coaching and mentoring skills
• Effective communications skills (report writing, verbally
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 28 Feb 2018

TO APPLY CLICK HERE
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