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Human Resources & Volunteer Recruitment Manager


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PLEASE NOTE: Applications for this role must be made through the Jackson Stone web site at: http://www.jacksonstone.co.nz/jobs/44616/

APPLICATIONS CLOSE: Monday, 24th July 2017

• Contribute your contemporary HR perspective
• New senior role in an iconic New Zealand organisation

Volunteer Service Abroad (VSA) is New Zealand’s largest and most experienced volunteering agency working in international development. We bring together New Zealanders and our Asia-Pacific neighbours to share their skills and experience, working to transform lives and create a fair future for all.

This new role will provide professional leadership to a high-performing team of 4 recruiters responsible for sourcing a broad range of exceptional New Zealanders to undertake volunteer assignments overseas, primarily across the Pacific.

VSA’s recruitment team performs a vital role as the organisation’s international development reputation depends on the quality of volunteers recruited by the team. You’ll have responsibility for the day-to-day oversight of the team and the volunteer recruitment programme, including developing innovations to enhance the effectiveness of candidate attraction and selection processes.

The role also contributes to the HR direction and HR work programme of this highly regarded organisation. Responsibilities include provision of HR advice, policies and frameworks to support employees and volunteers, and deputising for the Director People & Capability as required.

The successful candidate will be a senior HR practitioner with proven people leadership skills, significant experience in recruitment, and sound generalist HR expertise. You’ll be known for your excellent interpersonal skills and collaborative approach, and you value working in an organisation that genuinely makes a difference.

This is a wonderful opportunity to join a team that is passionate, committed and whose work delivers significant value.

APPLICATIONS CLOSE: Monday, 24th July 2017

VIEW THE POSITION DESCRIPTION via the link above.

APPLY via: http://www.jacksonstone.co.nz/jobs/44616/

REFERENCE: 44616

FURTHER ENQUIRIES: Liz Ruscoe or Annabel McCallum on 04 550 8000


Manager International Development


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PLEASE NOTE: Applications for this role must be made through the Jackson Stone web site at: http://www.jacksonstone.co.nz/jobs/44639/

APPLICATIONS CLOSE: Monday, 24th July 2017

• Great Wellington-based, international development opportunity
• New senior role in an iconic New Zealand organisation

Volunteer Service Abroad (VSA) is New Zealand’s largest and most experienced volunteering agency working in international development. We bring together New Zealanders and our Asia-Pacific neighbours to share their skills and experience, working to transform lives and create a fair future for all.

This new role, which reports to the Director International Development, will lead a talented team of Wellington-based programme staff who are responsible for delivering in-country programmes, primarily across the Pacific.

You and your team will play a key role in developing programmes; assist with selection of volunteers; brief, deploy, manage and debrief volunteers; and monitor and evaluate programmes. You will need a sound understanding of international development, a relevant tertiary qualification, staff leadership experience and strong programme management skills. This will include programme and system development, implementation and monitoring, and administration and financial skills. Your style must be collegial and consultative, and you will need to be a highly effective communicator.

VSA serves to build capacity in partner organisations throughout the Pacific and beyond. The successful candidate will have an opportunity to further progress best practises in the work of the International Programme Unit, and to develop innovative ways to capacity build with partner organisations. Previous experience in a consulting context would be highly valued.

This is an exciting opportunity to join a team that is passionate, committed and whose work delivers significant value.

APPLICATIONS CLOSE: Monday, 24 July 2017

VIEW THE POSITION DESCRIPTION via the link above

APPLY via: http://www.jacksonstone.co.nz/jobs/44639/

REFERENCE: 44639

FURTHER ENQUIRIES: Annabel McCallum or Liz Ruscoe on 04 550 8000



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