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Global Procurement & Asset Management Lead at VSO

  • Full Time
  • Malawi
  • Applications have closed
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Location Various Countries
Salary Competitive Local Benchmark e.g. in Pakistan: PKR 5,258,000 per annum, Uganda: UGX 134,756,159 per annum
Contract type Permanent
Full Time 35 hours per week
Application Closing Date 08 Jan 2023
Interview date January 2023
Start date February 2023

VSO is the world’s leading international development charity that works through volunteers to create a fair world for everyone. At VSO we pride ourselves on doing development differently. We fight poverty not by sending aid, but by working through volunteers and partners to create long-lasting change in some of the world’s poorest regions. We bring key stakeholders together to co-ordinate collective action, from local organisations to national governments. Our programmes in Africa and Asia focus on health, education and livelihoods, with an increasing emphasis on resilience, peace building, social accountability, gender and social inclusion. We are not about delivering quick fixes, but instead we focus on long-lasting, sustainable change that will improve the lives of generations to come.

Role overview

The role holder will be responsible for developing and maintaining a global procurement & asset management policy and framework suitable for VSO. Maintaining guidance notes which assist users in demonstrating value for money in line with the VSO strategy, global portfolio of work, overall operating plan and fundraising requirements.

Skills, qualifications and experience

We are looking for an experienced individual in all areas of procurement and asset management ideally with an professional qualification from the Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply (MCIPS level). The ideal candidate should be able to demonstrate experience of developing and implementing fit for purpose, innovative and forward thinking procurement and asset management strategy and initiatives. Importantly you will be competent in supporting good practice and accompanying organisation learning.

We will hire to this role, in any VSO operating country, where VSO has the right to employ. We are unable to provide sponsorship for this position. Applicants must demonstrate that you have the right to work in the country you are residing before you apply.

If you’re interested in applying for this role, please download the job description for more information.

Once you’re ready to apply, click on ‘make an application’ below to complete the online form.

Should you require any adjustments to be made to the application process due to a disability or any other circumstances, please email us at to discuss your requirements.

Method Of Application

Step 1

Complete the registration form below. When you have completed the form, you will receive a confirmation email with a link to our VSO Values self-assessment. This is a module designed to give you an insight into VSO’s ethos and provide you with an understanding of how your values align with ours, helping you to decide if you would like to join our organisation. The self-assessment module typically takes about 10 minutes to complete.

Step 2

After completing the VSO Values self-assessment, you can opt out or proceed with the application process. You will need to upload your CV in Word or PDF format detailing your employment and educational history, and any volunteering experience. Please note that you will need to complete the full application form in one go as you cannot save it to fill at a later time.

Step 3

When you have submitted your application, you will receive an email inviting you to complete two assessments which focus on how you process information and what your work approach is.

You will be shown instructions and example questions prior to the assessments to help you increase your familiarity with them. You will also have access to a short profile report on completion of the assessment. Your application will be reviewed by our Resourcing Team when you have completed these assessments.