We are currently recruiting for two programme managers based in the Pacific.
We are currently recruiting for a programme manager based in Timor-Leste. As the Programme Manager you will act as VSA's representative managing the delivery of a high quality development programme, supported and overseen by the International Programme Manager. You will also provide essential support to volunteers in the field. You will have proven management abilities in a range of areas, a tertiary qualification in development or a related field, an understanding of development principles, and of the political, social, cultural and economic issues that are of importance to developing countries, and will have lived and worked in a developing country, preferably in the Pacific or South-East Asia. A high level of interpersonal and communication skills is required, and an ability to relate to people from diverse cultural and social backgrounds. Only those with a current passport confirming New Zealand citizenship or New Zealand permanent residence with a multiple re-entry permit should apply. This is a fixed term for between two and three years. It is anticipated that the deployment to Dili will occur around mid-June. A week-long orientation to VSA will take place in Wellington during the week prior to deployment. Applications close on Thursday 13 March 2014 at 10am. All applications must follow our application guidelines. Please clearly indicate in your application which position you are applying for.