Voluntary Service Overseas (VSO)
is the world’s leading independent international development
organisation that works through volunteers to fight poverty in
Our high-impact approach brings people together to
share skills, build capabilities, promote
and action to change lives and make the world a fairer place. VSO is
accepting applications for the 2015 Q14 VSO-ICS Program in Nigeria. This
is a three (3) months youth centered community development program that
brings together young people (aged 18-25) from the UK and Nigeria. Each
team will typically consist of 20 young people with equal numbers
coming from the UK and Nigeria.
Job Title: Corporate Partnerships Manager
further develop partnerships between VSO and private companies in
Nigeria and manage the VSO Knowledge Exchange programme. Work as part of
the VSO country team and closely with development partners to ensure
partnership and programme quality and impact. Welcome and manage
corporate volunteer activities in-country.
This position is based in
Lagos with periodic visits to Abuja.
Skills, qualifications and experience required
The successful candidate must have:
- An excellent knowledge of the corporate sector as well as
considerable and credible experience in developing innovative engagement
strategies for working with both private and public organisations to
support the strategic priorities of VSO Nigeria;
- Excellent interpersonal skills with demonstrated experience in
volunteer management and maintaining a high-level of customer service to
- Demonstrated experience in designing, implementing and managing engagement strategies and programs with corporate partners;
How to Apply
VSO is an equal opportunity employer, values inclusion and seeks to
have a diverse workforce. We welcome applicants from all sections of the
community. Due to anticipated interest in this post, only short-listed
candidates will receive a response.