Country director, Cameroon

Recrutement Offres d'emplois  Yaoundé, Centre, Cameroun

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VSO is a leading international development organisation that fights poverty through people. We deliver relevant and cost effective work that promotes volunteering to fight global poverty in over 50 countries around the world.

The role

In this role, you will play a key role in leading and delivering VSOs new strategy, “People First”.
At VSO, we believe that people are the best agents of change and in this role we’ll look to you to lead the Programme Office and maximise the impact of VSO’s contribution to combating poverty and disadvantage in the region through a period of change and growth. This will involve not only working with strategic partners to shape VSOs goals in country, but also supporting our volunteers and managing our people, as well as taking responsibility for the financial and resource management and legal compliance. In addition to your strategic impact you will work to raise the profile of VSO, networking with government agencies, donors and other international agencies, championing our values and vision at all times.

SALAIRE: From £33,426 + competitive benefits package


Is an experienced senior manager, you will almost certainly have prior experience of successfully managing development or humanitarian programmes at a country level. You will be able to use your excellent leadership, negotiation and relationship building skills to implement VSOs strategy and development initiatives. Your project management ability will mean that all programmes will be planned, resourced and implemented and your financial strengths and experience of securing external funding and grants will be key to your success. Your excellent communication and relationship building skills will be complemented by your former experience.


To apply, please complete an application form or submit a CV and a cover letter. The cover letter should detail the reasons you believe you are most suitable for the role and clearly outline your current salary and benefits package and your salary expectations for this role. Applications should be sent to When submitting your form please stipulate in the subject bar "Country Director, Cameroon Application"

Please include telephone and email contact and details of two referees (one of whom should be your current or most recent employer). Also include details of your current total remuneration package.

DATE LIMITE: 03/08/2012 at 17:00


VSO, an equal opportunity employer, values inclusion and seeks to have a diverse workforce and therefore welcomes applicants from all sections of the community.