People Lead Jobs3 weeks ago Jobs Offers Nairobi 64 views
Job Description/RequirementsVSO is the world’s leading international development charitythat works through volunteers to create a fair world for everyone. AtVSO we pride ourselves on doing development differently. We fightpoverty not by sending aid, but by working through volunteers andpartners to create long-lasting change in some of the world’s poorestregions. We bring key stakeholders together to co-ordinate collectiveaction, from local organisations to national governments. Our programmesin Africa and Asia focus on health, education and livelihoods, with anincreasing emphasis on resilience, peace building, socialaccountability, gender and social inclusion. We’re not about deliveringquick fixes, but instead we focus on long-lasting, sustainable changethat will improve the lives of generations to come.Role overviewIs People Management your thing? Do you seethe value in supporting managers and colleagues with professional peoplepractice. Could you work in an adaptive environment, with new projects,new locations and new people a daily occurrence?VSO has recently organised the oversight of their programmeimplementation into a global team. The team operates from a range ofdifferent countries, and we are looking for an experienced People Leadto work with them. This is an operational HR job, working with employeesand volunteers across a range of different contexts and countries inAfrica and Asia. We are looking for an energetic experienced peopleprofessional to join us. This is an excellent time to join this newlyforming team, a time to influence change, and to embrace the developmentin people practice and work that are emerging as a result of theCOVID-19 pandemic.Skills, qualifications and experienceCompetencies and BehaviourThis role will be based in Kenya or South Africa, the successfulcandidates must have access to a secure network for home working. Wewill assess applicants based on their technical HR and People experienceand these core competencies:At VSO we believe progress is only possible by working together. Whetheryou want to join us as an employee, or as a volunteer working in yourown country, overseas or online, our selection process includes anassessment 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 knowledgeEqual OpportunitiesVSO promotes equal opportunities and values a diverse workforce.VSO reserves the right to close this job early if we receive a sufficient number of applications.If you’re interested in applying for this role, please visit the following link:https://vso.secure.force.com/jobopportunities/sfc/servlet.shepherd/document/download/0693z00000J3ZvzAAF?_ga=2.2478704.1190371155.1625132268-508693234.1595247184to download the job description.Once you’re ready to apply, click on ‘make an application’ below to complete the online form.