Evaluation and Learning Specialist – Social Inclusion & Gender

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Type of role Advocacy policy and research
Location Various Countries
Salary Competitive
Contract type Fixed Term
Contract length 2 years
Full Time 35 hours per week
Application Closing Date 18 Aug 2021
Interview date Week commencing 23rd August 2021
Start date ASAP

VSO is the world’s leading international development charity that works through volunteers to create a fair world for everyone. At VSO we pride ourselves on doing development differently. We fight poverty not by sending aid, but by working through volunteers and partners to create long-lasting change in some of the world’s poorest regions. We bring key stakeholders together to co-ordinate collective action, from local organisations to national governments. Our programmes in Africa and Asia focus on health, education and livelihoods, with an increasing emphasis on resilience, peace building, social accountability, gender and social inclusion. We’re not about delivering quick fixes, but instead we focus on long-lasting, sustainable change that will improve the lives of generations to come.

Role overview

An exciting opportunity for an Evaluation & Learning lead role globally at VSO to support evidence and knowledge building across VSO’s global programmes in health, education, livelihoods and fragile space/emergencies, from the lens of social inclusion and gender. We are looking for a highly skilled and experienced person who will work closely with other Evaluation & Learning, Research, and Monitoring roles in our Knowledge, Evidence and Learning Team as well as with Practice Areas (Health, Education, Livelihoods, Engagement & Leadership) and Programme Development Teams in VSO to plan, measure and produce VSO’s volunteering for development learning, evidence, and impact in our programmes.

Skills, qualifications and experience

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

Equal Opportunities

VSO 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.

Unfortunately we are unable to provide sponsorship for this position, so please ensure you have the right to work in one of the VSO Country Office locations.

This role offers remote working.

If you’re interested in applying for this role, please  download the job description  for more information.

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To apply for this job please visit www.vsointernational.org .

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