VSO is the world's leading development organisation that works through volunteers to fight poverty. We are unique in the way we bring people
To be negotiated
Consultant Agreement, 2 months
Full Time, 35 hours per week
VSO is the world’s leading development organisation that works through volunteers to fight poverty. We are unique in the way we bring people together to share their skills and experience, generate insights and ideas and, most of all, take action against poverty and exclusion. It’s a highly effective approach that works, and today is helping millions of people in some of the world’s poorest communities lift themselves out of poverty.
• To provide an authoritative overview of current labour market trends as well as an overall assessment of economic, social and technical drivers of market growth.
• To establish the right skills needed in the labour market (i.e. employable skills needed in all sectors of the economy) in order to establish inclusive market pathways for employment
• To identify the major constraints facing the most marginalized job-seekers and potential entrepreneurs
Skills, qualifications and experience required
a) Relevant previous experience with labour market studies in an economic reform context.
b) Good analytical and writing skills, and good ability in manipulating, analysing and reporting survey information.
c) Proven research and economic analysis experience, including 5 years of working experience
d) Demonstrated understanding of the entrepreneurship and livelihoods sector specifically as it relates to start-up enterprises for youth with low levels of educational attainment and non-formal skills
e) Good understanding of inclusion issues
f) Broad previous experience with multi-country/county evaluations
g) Excellent analytical, facilitation, communication and report writing skills.
h) At least a master’s degree in relevant field
VSO reserves the right to close this job early if we receive a sufficient number of applications.
How to apply
If you’re interested in applying for this role, please download the TOR to read more details about the consultancy and the skills and experience we’re looking for. To submit your application, click on ‘Apply now’ and complete all relevant fields on the online application form. The Expression of interest titled MARKET LABOUR SURVEY CONSULTANT EYEE PROJECT to be submitted via email to [email protected] by end of day January 3rd 2018
Application closing date
03 Jan 2018
To be confirmed