Jobs at Volunteer Service Overseas

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Business Development Adviser

Role overview
To provide technical expertise on entrepreneurship and business development in supporting emerging small enterprises /entrepreneur in the waste management sector.

Skills, qualifications and experience
Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

Essential:

  • A bachelor degree in business or related subject. Several years of relevant professional experience in a comparable position or working with start-ups/small enterprises.
  • Experience in business planning and enterprises development.
  • Experience in conducting one-on-one business mentoring Fluent in speaking and writing in English

Desirable:

  • Previous experience in working in a multicultural environment.
  • Experience in working in a developing country
  • Demonstrated success in developing strategic marketing and operations plans and managing start-ups and/or small enterprises Understanding of the particular barriers facing youth lead small enterprises.

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

Project Implementation Lead

Role overview

  • Lead on the project consortium on implementation, ensuring quality and timely implementation and results are delivered to the highest VSO standards, and donor requirements; effectively manage project consortium, partners, budget, activities, risks, monitoring, donor reporting, compliance, and accountability processes.
  • Build partnership, engage, and sustain relationship and collaboration with stakeholders for the project implementation and transition.

Skills, qualifications and experience
Competencies and Behaviour:

  • Graduate qualification in social studies, Waste Management, Business, or other related experience
  • Project management qualifications/certifications.
  • Extensive Experience in managing a Consortium, Quality Assurance and Accountability of Waste management projects.
  • Excellent understanding of project cycle management tools to ensure effective planning, resourcing, implementation and review of programs and experience of organizational assessment, planning and review tools and processes.
  • Practical experience of applying development issues at a project or community level. Able to demonstrate knowledge and understanding of development issues. Experience and knowledge of the relevant program area. Leadership and people management skills, experience of developing, coaching, and managing high performing teams
  • Experience of the financial management of budgets, including building a budget, monitoring, and managing expenditure. Previous experience of having compiled financial reports
  • Able to develop multiple ideas to solve an issue or situation and take a swift decision, including in a high-risk situation.
  • Able to adapt to new and demanding situations, with experience of living and working in developing countries. Competent Data usage: including speedy collation and analysis of complex and high-volume data, using appropriate Information Technology packages where necessary.

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

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