VSO International 2017 Current Job Vacancy Advocacy policy and research
Type of role: Advocacy policy and research
Location: Lilongwe, Maputo, Pretoria, Lusaka or Harare, South Africa
Salary: Attractive salary
Contract type: Fixed Term
Contract length: Two years renewable
Full Time: 40 hours per week
Application Closing Date: 30 Sep 2017
Interview date: End of September 2017
Start date: As soon as possible.
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.
This role will provide expert methodological support and strategic insight to VSO programme development processes in Southern Africa region to ensure that our interventions are pro poor (anti poverty), address exclusions that result in poverty, are accountable and are based on the 3 elements of sustainable development (social, economic and environmental coherence). It will also champion and support the development of reflective practice in country offices and across the region, and in VSO as a whole.
Skills, qualifications and experience
You will be visionary, innovative and a people person. As an experienced senior manager, you will have gained at least 10 years progression in the development, implementation and management of development programmes with hands on experience of working through participatory development methodologies as a practitioner and as a strategist.