Job Alternatives at Voluntary Service Abroad (VSO)

Voluntary Service Abroad (VSO), is the world’s main impartial worldwide growth organisation that works by way of volunteers to battle poverty in creating nations. Our excessive influence strategy brings folks collectively to share expertise, construct capabilities, promote worldwide understanding and motion to alter lives and make the world a fairer place.

We’re recruiting to fill the positions under:

 

Job Title: Nationwide Skilled Volunteer – Market Methods Growth and Livelihood Specialist
Location: Kano (with frequent journey to different states)
Sort of position: Agriculture and pure sources
Period: 1st April -December, 2021
Begin Date: 22 March, 2021
Mode of supply: Working from residence and at challenge location

Job Objective

  • This Nationwide Skilled volunteer position will contribute to VSO Rural Livelihood Follow Space with its give attention to the Market Methods and Livelihood specialist shall be liable for implementing all facets of the market programs growth and Livelihood interventions of the Rural Resilience exercise.
  • This place holder shall be required to use all kinds of market growth instruments and approaches to catalyse progressive providers, facilitate and handle related market linkages between market actors in areas focused by the challenge.
  • S / he’ll present area and office-based assist to the Market Methods Growth and Livelihood Specialist. The place will assist the coaching of employees, the supply of technical help; and guaranteeing that widespread methods and approaches are utilized persistently in all communities.
  • S / he’ll coordinate intently with the M&E staff to make sure that programs are in place to trace, analyse and report outcomes.

Tasks
Technical Help:

  • Help the implementation of teamwork plans and the profitable implementation of Livelihood and market programs growth actions, guaranteeing well timed implementation of labor plan actions and identification of goal teams inside the accepted funds, and the achievement of program deliverables for the specified influence.
  • Help the supply of technical steering on Livelihood and market programs growth and make sure that interventions are conscious of stakeholders and according to VSO related program pointers, rules, values, high quality requirements and strategic plan. Help the MSD & Livelihood Specialist to make sure that interventions are evidence-based and cling to adaptive administration rules.
  • Collaborate intently with and assist the MSD & Livelihood Specialist, Monetary Providers Specialist and Funding Fund Supervisor to handle the Grant Facility facet of this system to catalyze new funding in viable financial alternatives (market programs, Livelihood, agribusiness, and employment) by way of grants that stimulate, somewhat than distort market growth and keep away from exacerbating battle dynamics.
  • Help the conduct and / or replace of market assessments, involving direct stakeholders in addition to private and non-private sector actors working inside the goal worth chains and market programs.
  • Help the mixing of neighborhood approaches, gender sensitivity and capability constructing into all actions as applicable whereas guaranteeing that each one interventions adhere to VSO Gender Coverage, Do No Hurt rules, and beneficiary accountability requirements.
  • Help the administration of relationships and coordination with native implementing companions.
  • Actively assist planning conferences and workshops with authorities, NGO, non-public sector, and neighborhood companions to revise plans and promote accomplice acceptance / buy-in.
  • In coordination with the MEL staff, assist the implementation of monitoring actions by way of common area visits and assessments to make sure program high quality and influence, actively supporting the documentation of approaches, successes and classes realized.
  • Coordinate with procurement, logistics, safety, administration and human sources groups to make sure operational programs assist area actions.
  • Characterize VSO at authorities, donor, NGO and different related occasions, in shut coordination with the Market Methods Growth and Livelihood Specialists and program management.
  • Help within the coordination of actions with consortium companions, sub-grantees, native authorities and different implementers, in addition to with different VSO applications.
  • Different duties as assigned.

Data Administration:

  • Help resilience groups together with the VSO Mission in assortment and or publication of fine practices, success tales, challenge consequence paperwork, and so forth. in resilience work with Communication, Studying to develop information merchandise, communication supplies and different IEC supplies to advertise consciousness elevating about Resilience.
  • Guarantee common and complete monitoring for reporting on the gender-related indicators within the challenge areas in session with the Mission Supervisor and in keeping with donor necessities.

Capability Constructing:

  • Help within the growth of case research, greatest practices, and key studying on gender mainstreaming and integration into Livelihood program together with producing success tales associated to challenge and challenge developments as they relate to gender equality points to feed into the linking and studying targets of this system.
  • Assist in knowledge assortment, compiling classes realized, establishing indicators to assist information sharing. Help in updating and sharing with employees current developments and information instruments within the areas of interventions.

Monitoring and Reporting:

  • Set agreed indicators and milestones based mostly on the end result framework developed
  • Present suggestions to the programme staff based mostly on the sector monitoring visits
  • Help the challenge staff in creating top quality challenge/ programme stories relating to resilience perspective
  • Liaise with VSO colleagues and a few challenge companions to make sure well timed submission of contributions.

Networking and Mission Logistics Help:

  • Coordinate and construct relationship with Rural Livelihoods world staff, VSO challenge / program, authorities, CSOs, companions and personal sectors.
  • Facilitate the group accomplice conferences and area danger evaluation processes.
  • Below the duty of the PM, participate in logistical and administrative group, planning, and preparation of the initiatives.
  • Make sure the follow-up and the right use of supplies and instruments used throughout on-site works.
  • Handle the availability of supplies to the work website in collaboration with logistic division.

The duties and duties outlined on this job description are non-exhaustive and may evolve relying on the challenge’s wants.

Key Efficiency Indicators:

  • Most susceptible areas and causes of vulnerability recognized
  • Catastrophe danger preparedness and administration plans developed.
  • Coaching module on resilience and humanitarian support and catastrophe preparedness developed
  • Workshops/ coaching / teaching on catastrophe danger preparedness and administration performed
  • The ultimate targets shall be confirmed in a 3 means dialogue between the volunteer, employer and VSO within the first three months of the location.

Talent, Data & Expertise
Skilled Abilities and Wanted for the Place:

  • Bachelor’s Diploma in Agriculture, Economics or Enterprise Administration; Grasp’s Diploma most popular.
  • Minimal of three (three) years of demonstrated expertise with USG or different comparable growth initiatives targeted on market programs and livelihood growth, with a stable understanding of context together with gender and youth points
  • Demonstrated skill to work and coordinate successfully with all kinds of stakeholders, together with authorities, community-based organizations, and the non-public sector;
  • Technical expertise in market system growth strategy to growth
  • Expertise with supporting assessments, monitoring and analysis and different studying efforts required.
  • Skill to work independently
  • Demonstrated strengths in analytical expertise and report writing
  • Glorious oral, written and laptop expertise
  • Fluency in English and Hausa is required.

Private Wanted for the Place:

  • Dedicated to rights based mostly and gender sensitivity work, pro-poor coverage, dedicated and powerful civil society organizations and social mobilization.
  • Ready, keen and dedicated to work with folks from completely different backgrounds
  • Contribute constructively to a working surroundings based mostly on mutual respect, belief and dedication
  • Ready to deal with stress and work beneath any difficult circumstances.

Competencies:
Constructing and Sustaining working relationships:

  • The social expertise to construct and actively keep working relationships that foster teamwork and collaboration with others for the advantage of a standard aim.

Open Minded and Respectful:

  • A non-judgemental strategy that values different folks and tradition.

Searching for and Sharing Data:

  • Recognition that studying is a two-way and steady course of.

Facilitating Optimistic Change:

  • The power to analyse issues and develop lasting options in keeping with VSO approaches.

Adaptability:

  • A versatile strategy and the power to adapt behaviour to completely different conditions.

Resilience:

  • The self-confidence to work with quite a lot of conditions, numerous folks and ambiguity.

Allowance

  • As a VSO volunteer, you’ll be sharing your expertise with native communities on a full time foundation.
  • VSO will cowl your journey, vaccinations, lodging, and medical insurance coverage prices, together with an area dwelling allowance which shall be paid in native foreign money. This allowance meets cheap dwelling bills in nation, however won’t be sufficient to ship cash residence.
  • Additionally, you will obtain some monetary assist to contribute to your on-going bills at residence.

Lodging:

  • VSO works with a few of the poorest communities on the planet which implies lodging varies and shall be fundamental.

Software Deadline  4th April, 2021.

Interview Date  seventh April, 2021.

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Job Title: Nationwide Skilled Volunteer – Peace Constructing & Resilience Specialist
Location: Abuja (with frequent journey to Northern States)
Sort of position: Agriculture and pure sources
Period: 15 April – December, 2021
Begin Date: 22 March, 2021
Mode of supply: Working from residence and at challenge location

Job Objective

  • This Nationwide Skilled volunteer position will contribute to VSO Rural Livelihood Follow Space with its give attention to ensureing gender issues, girls empowerment kinds an built-in core of the Livelihoods Volunteering for Growth implementation.
  • The Livelihoods NPV will work intently with this system supervisor, to supply technical experience on gender & livelihood programming and different associated capabilities to enhance the livelihoods of men and women small scale farmers, fishermen/girls, and livestock house owners in VSO programming state.
  • She/he shall be liable for offering technical assist on DRR, coordination, and networking, with VSO initiatives and companions, authorities, and different stakeholders.
  • S/he’ll assist Vulnerability Capability Evaluation (VCA) and take a look at different instruments as the necessity arises.

Tasks
Technical Help:

  • Coordinate the Livelihood part of challenge growth actions for the VSO Rural Livelihood challenge.
  • Set up and assist livelihood challenge actions by way of accomplice employees concerned within the implementation of challenge actions.
  • Organise and assist key challenge growth actions to make sure high quality planning and implementation are carried out inside the framework of the challenge.
  • Guarantee efficient engagement and relationship administration with challenge companions, neighborhood leaders and teams, authorities establishments and different related, strategic/key sectoral actors for efficient and sustainable supply of the gender & livelihood part of the challenge supply.
  • Help the Program Supervisor in recruiting and line managing non-public consultants for particular short-term assignments associated to livelihood, together with facilitating the event of their work plans, monitor their fieldwork, and arrange debriefing classes with consultants.
  • Preserve efficient communication on the progress of the challenge and guarantee challenge studying in relation to Gender and Livelihood is documented for communication with a variety of inside and exterior stakeholders in session with the Program Supervisor.
  • Perform periodic monitoring visits to challenge companions and challenge implementation websites, confirm outputs indicated in progress stories submitted to VSO by companions and produce challenge exercise and progress stories.
  • Help the event of stories for the donor in addition to stories for wider circulation inside VSO in session with Mission Supervisor – as applicable.
  • Analyse and guarantee interventions are gender-sensitive and consider problems with inclusion of usually socially excluded teams
  • Present technical assist to VSO initiatives on integration of resilience in alignment to VSO core approaches, methods and pointers and incompatible with the context evaluation
  • Carry out different work-related outputs as requested by the Mission Supervisor
  • Be certain that beneficiaries and native populations perceive the challenge objectives and agree with the implementation course of and modality.
  • Actively take part to the nice collaboration with native leaders and neighborhood representatives.
  • Act as a liaison with the native inhabitants and authorities to be able to determine the wants, grievances and main occasions that would have potential penalties for VSO exercise.
  • S/He ensures the right coaching and supervision of the neighborhood’s volunteers who participate within the challenge.
  • S/He organizes sensitizations for the beneficiaries or neighborhood’s members in line with the recognized wants.

Data Administration:

  • Help resilience groups together with theVSO Mission in assortment and or publication of fine practices, success tales, challenge consequence paperwork, and so forth. in resilience work with Communication, Studying to develop information merchandise, communication supplies and different IEC supplies to advertise consciousness elevating about Resilience .
  • Guarantee common and complete monitoring for reporting on the gender-related indicators within the challenge areas in session with the Mission Supervisor and in keeping with donor necessities.

Capability Constructing:

  • Help within the growth of case research, greatest practices, and key studying on gender mainstreaming and integration into Livelihood program together with producing success tales associated to challenge and challenge developments as they relate to gender equality points to feed into the linking and studying targets of this system.
  • Assist in knowledge assortment, compiling classes realized, establishing indicators to assist information sharing. Help in updating and sharing with employees current developments and information instruments within the areas of interventions.

Monitoring and Reporting:

  • Set agreed indicators and milestones based mostly on the end result framework developed
  • Present suggestions to the programme teambased on the sector monitoring visits
  • Help the challenge staff in developinghigh high quality challenge/ programme stories relating to resilience perspective
  • Liaise with VSO colleagues and a few challenge partnersto guarantee well timed submission of contributions.

Networking and Mission Logistics Help:

  • Coordinate and construct relationship withRural Livelihoods world staff, VSO challenge/program,authorities, CSOs, companions and personal sectors.
  • Facilitate the group accomplice conferences and area danger evaluation processes.
  • Below the duty of the PM, participate in logistical and administrative group, planning, and preparation of the initiatives.
  • Make sure the follow-up and the right use of supplies and instruments used throughout on-site works.
  • Handle the availability of supplies to the work website in collaboration with logistic division.

The duties and duties outlined on this job description are non-exhaustive and may evolve relying on the challenge’s wants.

Key Efficiency Indicators:

  • Most susceptible areas and causes of vulnerability recognized
  • Catastrophe danger preparedness and administration plans developed.
  • Coaching module on resilience and humanitarian support and catastrophe preparedness developed
  • Workshops/ coaching / teaching on catastrophe danger preparedness and administration performed
  • The ultimate targets shall be confirmed in a 3 means dialogue between the volunteer, employer and VSO within the first three months of the location.

Competencies
Constructing and Sustaining working relationships:

  • The social expertise to construct and actively keep working relationships that foster teamwork and collaboration with others for the advantage of a standard aim.

Open Minded and Respectful:

  • A non-judgemental strategy that values different folks and tradition.

Searching for and Sharing Data:

  • Recognition that studying is a two-way and steady course of.

Facilitating Optimistic Change:

  • The power to analyse issues and develop lasting options in keeping with VSO approaches.

Adaptability:

  • A versatile strategy and the power to adapt behaviour to completely different conditions.

Resilience:

  • The self-confidence to work with quite a lot of conditions, numerous folks and ambiguity.

Allowance

  • As a VSO volunteer, you’ll be sharing your expertise with native communities on a full time foundation.
  • VSO will cowl your journey, vaccinations, lodging, and medical insurance coverage prices, together with an area dwelling allowance which shall be paid in native foreign money.
  • This allowance meets cheap dwelling bills in nation, however won’t be sufficient to ship cash residence.
  • Additionally, you will obtain some monetary assist to contribute to your on-going bills at residence.

Lodging:

  • VSO works with a few of the poorest communities on the planet which implies lodging varies and shall be fundamental.

Software Deadline 4th April, 2021.

Interview Date seventh April, 2021.

The right way to Apply
and certified candidates ought to:
Click on right here to use