Food Security Researcher and Policy Adviser – Remote Volunteer
Deadline of this Job:
13 November 2020
Within Tanzania , Dar es Salaam , East Africa
Date Posted: Tuesday, November 10, 2020 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed
VSO is the world’s leading international development organisation that works through volunteers to fight poverty. Working in 24 countries around the world, our unique role in international development is to place committed volunteers with carefully selected organisations where their skills can have the greatest impact. As a VSO volunteer you’ll live and work in some of the world’s poorest communities. By sharing your unique skills and experience you’ll help generate new ideas and new ways of doing things, helping the communities you work in lift themselves out of poverty. We’re not about delivering quick fixes, but instead we focus on long-lasting, sustainable change, that will impact generations to come. Join us as a VSO volunteer and help us work towards our vision of a world without poverty. .
You will provide leadership guidance to VSO country offices and Resilient Livelihoods Global practice in supporting primary actors engagement in the Food Systems Summit process, facilitating national food policy dialogues by producing background status reports on food systems for the nine programme countries involved. You will also help with short policy papers and briefs, provide support in the convening of the Food Systems influencing and managing cross-functional group meetings and minute taking.
Job Skills: Not Specified
Skills, qualifications and experience
•A University degree in Resilient Livelihoods, rural agriculture, or food security or any other related qualification
•Clear Understanding of the food and agriculture sector
•Strong analytical and research skills
•Experience and demonstrated results in Policy analysis
•Excellent communication and social skills, the ability to work closely with a variety of stakeholders in a multi-country context.
Job Education Requirements: Not Specified
Job Experience Requirements: Not Specified
Work Hours: 8
Job application procedure
To apply please click here https://www.vsointernational.org/volunteering/professional/jobs/food-security-researcher-and-policy-adviser-remote-a0m3z00000dktmkaah