Evaluation and Learning Specialist – S/A & Participation
VSO is the world’s leading international development organisation that works through volunteers to fight poverty. Working in 24 countries around the world, our unique role in international development is to place committed volunteers with carefully selected organisations where their skills can have the greatest impact. Our extraordinary volunteers live and work in some of the world’s poorest communities. Sharing their unique skills and experience to generate new ideas and new ways of doing things, helping the communities they work in lift themselves out of poverty. We’re not about delivering quick fixes, but instead we focus on long-lasting, sustainable change, that will impact generations to come. Join us and help us work towards our vision of a world without poverty.
An exciting opportunity for an Evaluation & Learning lead role at VSO to support evidence and knowledge building in the area of social accountability, local governance, primary actor participation & voice, safeguarding across VSO’s global programmes in health, education, livelihoods and fragile space/emergencies. We are looking for an experienced person who will work closely with other Evaluation & Learning, Research, and Monitoring roles in the Knowledge, Evidence and Learning Team as well as with Practice Areas (Health, Education, Livelihoods) and Programme Development Teams in VSO to measure and demonstrate VSO’s volunteering for development methodology, evidence, and impact.
3 years (Renewable) contract
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
- VSO promotes equal opportunities and values a diverse workforce.
- Unfortunately we are unable to provide sponsorship for this position, so please ensure you have the right to work in one of the VSO locations.
- VSO reserves the right to close this job early if we receive a sufficient number of applications.
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