Senior Program Officer Needed At VSO Nigeria
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.
|We are currently looking for a dynamic, proactive and results-oriented person to join the Nigeria Country Office team to coordinate programme activities in the South West cluster. S/he is responsible for programme and project development in line with the country strategy. This includes the development and management of partnerships with civil society and government organisations, with the support of national and international volunteers. This position requires proactive engagement with volunteers, partners and relevant stakeholders to realise our strategic objectives in three thematic areas; education, secure livelihoods and youth participation in governance. S/he will ensure gender mainstreaming in all our work, and will be the primary contact for the selection and placement of volunteers with partners in the cluster. The position will be based in Lagos and will report to the Head of Programs.
Skills, qualifications and experience required
|Qualifications and Requirements
1. Passion and commitment to significantly impact on the lives of marginalised young men and women in Nigeria.
|We are an equal opportunity employer that values inclusion and seeks to have a diverse workforce, and therefore welcomes applicants from all sections of the community. While we respect all candidates, we can only respond to short-listed candidates.|
How to apply
|To apply, please visit http://vso.force.com/jobopportunities to complete an online application and submit the following:
1. Cover letter demonstrating evidence of your suitability for this role
2. CV / Resume
Closing Date: Monday, 27 October 2014, 17:00 GMT.
Application closing date
|27 Oct 2014|
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