VSO Nepal

Operations Specialist

VSO Nepal

Operations Specialist

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.

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 …

Operations Specialist

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Location: Kathmandu, Nepal
Application closing date: 8 Aug 2022
Interview/Assessment date(s): As soon as possible
Start date: As soon as possible
Salary :Competitive
Full Time, 35 hours per week

Role overview

Under the direct supervision and overall guidance of Head of People and Operation, the Operation Specialist will lead and oversee all procurement activities and other operational responsibilities (IT, Inventory, Liaison Logistics and Security). Provide advice, assistance and follow-up on procurement process and procedures ensuring policies of VSO, related donors and partners.

Skills, qualifications and experience required

Essential Qualification:

  • At least Bachelor’s degree in business, finance, management or related subject with minimum 3 - 4 years of progressive work experience.

Experience:

  • Experience and demonstrated ability working on projects funded by a variety of international donors, including experience in developing and managing activities and related budgets.
  • Ability to handle a variety of assignment under pressure of deadline. Willing and flexibility to multi-task.
  • Ability to professionally represent VSO to Donor, Partners, Vendors, Government and Non- Government stakeholders.

Volunteering for Development and Youth Engagement:

  • Understanding and valuing the role of volunteering for development.
  • Valuing the role of young people in development.
  • Experience of working with international and national professional volunteers and youth plus personal experience of volunteering for development is a significant advantage.

Communication Skills:

  • Good verbal and oral communication skills in English and local languages.

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

Financial and Risk Management: Sound knowledge of financial and risk management skills

Information Technology: Good level of computer skills (Windows, Excel, Power Point, Word, Outlook, Internet).

Travel requirement: Able to travel in country and spend time away from work- base location and home.

VSO reserves the right to close this job early if we receive a sufficient number of applications.

VSO promotes equal opportunities and values a diverse workforce.

VSO has zero tolerance of abuse and exploitation of vulnerable people. We expect all our employees/volunteers to ensure we are protecting children, young people and vulnerable adults from harm and abide by our safeguarding policy.

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