Lead Adviser – Youth
Bangkok, Pretoria, Nairobi, Kingston (London), Various Countries
Full Time, 35 hours per week
About VSO: 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.
To develop and promote VSO policy and positioning around youth, and to ensure that VSO is learning from its own work in youth (including International Citizen Service) as well as learning from what is happening globally in the sector.
Skills, qualifications and experience required
Experience of direct work with youth in the South, including supporting research, planning and implementation of programmes at all levels.
Understanding of current issues and trends in youth and development, demonstrating skills and knowledge at equivalent level to a post-graduate qualification.
Strong in analytical thinking and ability to plan strategically from an organisational perspective. Confident and articulate in systems thinking and working with theories of change.
This role can be based in Bangkok, Thailand, Pretoria, South Africa, Nairobi, Kenya or Kingston (London), UK. Candidates need the right to work in one of these locations
How to apply
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Application closing date: 15 Feb 2016
Interview / Assessment date(s): As soon as possible
Start date: As soon as possible