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Employment and Entrepreneurship Adviser




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Recruiter: VSO Updated on: 2019-06-08 02:10:01
Contract Permanent
Location: Central Region Available: ASAP
Category: Non-Profit Organisations
Economic Growth / Development



VSO is the world’s leading international development organisation that works through volunteers to fight poverty. Working in 24 countries around the world, our unique role in international development is to place committed volunteers with carefully selected organisations where their skills can have the greatest impact

Minimum Requirements

Skills, qualifications and experience

Qualifications (essential): 
Bachelor’s degree in Business management or social science, Entrepreneurship, Economics or related field. 

• Background on training, education or facilitation skills will be the most advantageous factor for this position. 
• Communication – communicates at various levels depending on the audience and content of message, communicates the    rights message, excellent in communication consistency between partners in the project 
• Analysis and creative problem-solving – proactive to deliver solutions to challenges. Ability to analyse and quickly grasp        the fundamentals of a need. Able to find innovative ways of solving or pre-empting problems. 
• Flexibility – ability to be proactive in changing environment of working, business management, and entrepreneurship is           desirable, experienced on people management and ability to work in a multinationals with flexibilities of cultural                     differences. 
• Good writing skills

Competencies and Behaviour

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 


Job Specification


This is an exciting opportunity to contribute improving the employability of vulnerable and marginalised people, including women, youth and people with disabilities in the countries that VSO is working in. The ideal person for this position will be working hand in hand with members of the Global Livelihoods team, located around the world, and Livelihoods in the country offices of VSO Tanzania, VSO Uganda and VSO Kenya. You will support documenting VSO’s work in the area of employment and entrepreneurship and advice on improvements and future focus of the work. Your input will ensure that VSO is delivering a relevant package of employment and entrepreneurship services to marginalized youth.

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