Mtwara, Tanzania
Fixed Term, 27 Month
Full Time, 40 hours per week

About VSO
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
You will ensure successful delivery of the ICS project project in Mtwara. You will manage a team of 2 volunteer team leaders and 24 youth volunteers. You will be promoting and encouraging appropriate behavior and ensuring safety and security standards procedures are met and understood by the team. You will ensure good partner relationship between VSO and partners we work with and other stake holders. You will represent VSO in meetings at the community.

Skills, qualifications and experience required
We are looking for dynamic and influential person to join the VSO ICS Tanzanian team. This person will lead and manage the VSO ICS Tanzania project in Mtwara

Your principal responsibility will be to ensure high quality project outcome delivery within the project budget and scope.

You will have excellent management skills, sound judgment, strong analysis and planning skills and the capacity to manage a substantial workload with responsibility for financial accountability and delivery of this project.

The person we are looking for will, be:
1. Qualified to degree level, have at least 2 year experience in project delivery and managing people.
2. Able to develop clear and realistic plans and deliver agreed objectives within deadlines
3. Experience working with youth in employ-ability is an added advantage.

VSO values a diverse workforce and welcomes applications from all sectors of the community and aim to be an equal opportunities employer. However VSO will not be providing working permit for candidates selected for this role hence those that have right to work in Tanzania are strongly encouraged to apply.

Due to anticipated interest in this post, only short listed candidates will be contacted for interview.


Visit VSO Website to apply