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Snap Plaza 8th floor, Bole Next to The Millennium hall. Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Job Description:
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 program 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
To lead all aspects of project management, compliance, quality assurance and delivery of project results. To be done in line with the project implementation plans and budgets and VSO’s volunteering for development (V4D) approach. To represent VSO to the Ethiopian government and at national level forums in Ethiopia.

Salary: 1,150,000. ETB Annual salary
Contract type: Fixed Term
Contract length: 2 years with possibility of extension
Full Time: 35 hours per week
Interview date:  20-04-2023
Start date: 01-06-2023
Job Requirements:

Skills, qualifications and experience

Competencies and Behavior

  • Project management and/or international development qualifications or equivalent experience.
  • Knowledge and understanding of peacebuilding, social inclusion, social accountability, and resilience.
  • Knowledge and/or experience of effective development programming in a fragile or conflict affected context.


  •  Substantial experience in managing large and complex grants and contracts within the international development sector including donor management
  • Substantial experience of creating and maintaining a high performing, diverse team working in different locations procedures
  •  Experience of leading and managing change

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.
Job Category:
Development and Project Management
Development and Project Management
Full time
Full time
1,150,000. ETB Annual salary
Addis Ababa
VSO Ethiopia VSO Ethiopia

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