Youth Project Coordinator - ICS

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Lusaka

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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 ...

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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 work with young people in an international development context, managing projects at a community level, and supporting Team Leaders, partners, host homes and volunteers to effectively deliver the ICS project. The Project Coordinator will assist ICS Project Manager and partners with programme design and stakeholder engagement, providing pastoral support and guidance on project implementation. S/he will also work with Team Leaders and act as the VSO/ICS representative in the communities at all times. S/he will support host home and placement organizations hosting volunteers with promoting learning, cross-cultural engagement and relationship building, uphold safety, security and welfare processes in the target community, and effectively manage the project budget, submitting monthly reports to the partner and country office.
Skills, qualifications and experience
Minimum of a Degree in Social Sciences, Development studies or equivalent qualification in a related fieldProven experience of working with and providing support to 18-25 year olds from a wide range of backgrounds and with proven ability to facilitate learning in a non-formal environmentsDirect and substantial experience of working cross-culturally and able to communicate to a range of audiences and promote sharing and learning between cultures.Able to develop clear and realistic plans to deliver agreed objectives within deadlines, involving key individuals in the planning process.Strong skills in M&E, including the development of appropriate reporting tools and systemsStrong report writing skills and good verbal communication skills to effectively work with colleague’s in-country and overseas.Effective project budgets management, data gathering and processing, case studies compilation and M&E skills.
Qualifying interested candidates wishing to apply Applications close on Friday 11th October 2019. Only short listed candidates will be contacted and invited for interviews, at which time full supporting documentation will be required.
VSO is an equal opportunity employer, women are encouraged to apply. VSO values inclusion and seeks to have a diverse workforce and therefore welcomes applicants from all sections of the community.
If you’re interested in applying for this role, please download the job description for more information.
To submit your application, click on ‘Make an application’ and complete all relevant fields on the online application form.

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