Volunteer Service Overseas Job Vacancy Application Details

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Volunteer Service Overseas Job Vacancy Application Instruction.

The Volunteer Service Overseas recruitment is opened for the below positions available. All Eligible and Interested applicants may apply online for the available vacancies before the recruitment application deadline as published on Kenyapen.com.

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Details of Volunteer Service Overseas Vacancy Positions & How to Apply.

Voluntary Service Overseas (VSO) is an international development charity[1] with a vision for a “world without poverty” and a mission to “bring people together to fight poverty”. VSO recruits professionals to work as volunteers, living and working alongside local populations in developing countries. Founded in 1958, VSO has sent over 50,000 volunteer. As of 2015 VSO worked in 23 countries in Africa, Asia and the Pacific. 

Job Purpose: 

To provide strategic leadership to VSO’s gender inclusion approaches for the delivery of quality programmes

Responsibilities:

Leadership, effective evidence and learning in Gender

  • Provide strategic leadership to VSO programming quality and learning in Gender and inclusion to foster learning in others.
  • Lead a process to strengthen the integration of gender equality and inclusion across VSO’s programme work, especially through the rollout of the Gender Transformative programing. Develop recommendations and research on how address this under COVID-19 conditions.
  • Lead in designing SEGA (and other participatory) tools, build the capacity of programmes and ensure implementation and give technical input for executing Social Exclusion and Gender Analysis (SEGA) in all VSO countries and ensure all countries use SEGA findings into their programmes
  • Lead in the promotion of Gender good practices and generating learnings, quality internal and external evidences, and practices within VSO.
  • Disseminate knowledge and insights on Gender emerging from programmes throughout VSO especially into programme and policy, evidence and learning, advocacy and business pursuit.

Developing VSO’s capacity, knowledge and expertise on Gender

  • Lead the articulation and review of VSOs approach to Gender, Gender Based Violence and transformational change of harmful gendered social norms programs and integration with the core approaches across the organizations.
  • Technical lead in the development of high-level indicators for the organisation on Gender and GBV programs across global programmes

Leadership, effective evidence and learning in Gender

  • Provide strategic leadership to VSO programming quality and learning in Gender and inclusion to foster learning in others.
  • Lead a process to strengthen the integration of gender equality and inclusion across VSO’s programme work, especially through the rollout of the Gender Transformative programing. Develop recommendations and research on how address this under COVID-19 conditions.
  • Lead in designing SEGA (and other participatory) tools, build the capacity of programmes and ensure implementation and give technical input for executing Social Exclusion and Gender Analysis (SEGA) in all VSO countries and ensure all countries use SEGA findings into their programmes
  • Lead in promoting knowledge, learning and innovation in Gender and GBV embedment in the core programme areas and programmes across VSO projects.

Developing VSO’s capacity, knowledge and expertise on Gender

  • Lead the articulation and review of VSOs approach to Gender, Gender Based Violence and transformational change of harmful gendered social norms programs and integration with the core approaches across the organizations.
  • Technical lead in the development of high-level indicators for the organisation on Gender and GBV programs across global programmes
  • Lead in the development of feminist thinking and position papers for VSO

Advise countries and projects to improve programme quality in Gender

  • Provide technical input and support and advice to programmes to improve programme design and the quality of our Gender interventions and GBV programs focusing on Social & Gender norms, and transformational evidence-based interventions.
  • Identify common programme challenges and address through systems responses across the organisation
  • Technical lead and input to countries on business pursuit proposals and concepts on Gender, GBV and Social/Gender norms programming.
  • Take lead on capacity building initiatives for staff, volunteers and partners on Gender, GBV, SEGA tools and methods.

External communication and influencing on Gender

  • Promote VSO as a globally recognized thought and practice leader on gender and embrace intersectional feminist leadership.
  • Identify opportunities for strategic partnerships (including coalitions and alliances) to support our Gender related programme work
  • Develop effective networks and strategic partnerships in Gender and development globally.

Leadership and Sustainable development approaches

  • Ensure Gender and Social Inclusion is understood as an element of a sustainable development system and approaches across the organization.
  • Take lead on developing gender strategy, gender policy and guidelines for VSO working with other function within the organization.
  • Work with the lead social inclusion Advisor to achieve a coherent social and inclusion and gender strategy and embedding it across the organization

Requirements

Skills, Knowledge and Experience

  • Experience of direct work in Gender and development in the South; supporting research, planning and implementation of programmes at all levels.
  • Experience of working in a developing country and fragile context.
  • Experience of project management i.e. planning, review, and evaluation of community based organizations
  • Experience of supporting programmes & measuring impact
  • Clear understanding of current issues and trends in Gender and development and feminist leadership principles
  • Demonstrate skills and knowledge at equivalent level to a post-graduate qualification.
  • Analytical thinking and ability to plan strategically from an organizational perspective. Confident and articulate in systems thinking and working with theories of change.

Desired Skills and Experience

  1. Experience of direct work in Gender and development in the South; supporting research, planning and implementation of programmes at all levels.
  2. Experience of working in a developing country and fragile context.
  3. Experience of project management i.e. planning, review, and evaluation of community-based organizations
  4. Experience of supporting programmes & measuring impact
  5. Clear understanding of current issues and trends in Gender and development and feminist leadership principles
  6. Demonstrate skills and knowledge at an equivalent level to a post-graduate qualification.
  7. Analytical thinking and ability to plan strategically from an organizational perspective. Confident and articulate in systems thinking and working with theories of change.

Method of Application

Submit your CV and Application on Company Website : Click Here

Closing Date : 7 February. 2022

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