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Volunteer role: Organizational Development Advisor

Type of role:Business, management and IT
Location:Various Countries, Various Countries
Application Closing Date:1 Apr 2022
Interview date:To be Confirmed
Start date:Soonest possible

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

The OD Adviser’s primary responsibilities include working with senior management and relevant staff in the Community based organizations (CSO's) to develop and implement the relevant organizations Plans. These plans will be developed through a participatory analysis and prioritization process, involving a cross section of staff from all levels and functions of the organization, and will define the strategic direction of the organisation.

Activities will include a review and/ or revision or development of the below;

o Strategic Direction and Planning
o Organizational governance systems
o Organizational mission and vision
o Finance systems, including financial reporting to donors
o HR policies and procedures
o IT and knowledge management systems
o Sustainability planning
o Partnering strategies
o Proposal writing and official communications

The role will also include training of relevant staff in the procedures developed, including the capacity building of individuals and teams.

Skills, qualifications and experience

5 Years’ experience in organisational Behaviour analysis, development & management including financial management.

Be familiar with Organisational Development tools and approaches.

Be able to adapt to difficult and changing circumstances, be able to manage uncertainty, and be an excellent team member.

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

To submit your application, click on ‘Make an application’ and complete all relevant fields on the online application form.

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