VSO Lead Adviser – Youth Job Vacancy

Lead Adviser – Youth
 
Bangkok, Pretoria, Nairobi, Kingston (London), Various Countries
 
Competitive
 
Permanent
 
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.

 

Role overview: 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

 
If you’re interested in applying for this role, please CLICK HERE to 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 HERE and complete all relevant fields on the online application form.

Application closing date: 15 Feb 2016

Interview / Assessment date(s): As soon as possible

Start date: As soon as possible


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