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Job Vacancy at Voluntary Service Overseas (VSO)

VSO is the world's leading independent international development organization that works through volunteers to fight poverty in developing countries. Our high impact approach brings people together to share skills, build capabilities, promote international understanding and action to change lives and make the world a fairer place.



The volunteer will be based either in VSO’s Country Office in Abuja or in its office in Northern Nigeria, and will work with the Colleges of Education in 5-6 Northern States, other project partners, and schools.

To play a key role in the supporting the implementation of VSO’s projects engaged in ICT in Education work.


The volunteer will have a range of tasks and activities:
Support in the design of a Needs Assessment for training needs identification of teachers in the area of ICT in Education
Support in the design of a Needs Assessment in gap analysis in MIS in schools and skills in teachers
Support the development of a basic ICT training material relevant for pre-service training of teachers
Support the development of on-going ICT training programme as a basic requirement for college staff and new intake trainee teachers
Support the planning, organizing and facilitation of ICT training events to college staff
Support similar ICT training programmes for other colleges in liaison with the COE and VSO Nigeria
Due to the nature of our volunteer placements, it is possible that the responsibilities of this role may differ in reality and therefore the postholder will need to be prepared to be flexible and adapt to their environment as necessary.

KEY PERFORMANCE INDICATORS The Key performance indicators of this placement are:
Number of volunteers and partners who have increased skills in data collection and analysis
Number of teachers who have increased skills in data collection and analysis
Number of beneficiaries reached and supported on the basic education project intervention.
Number of children who received quality education as a result of the support from the national volunteers
Number of national volunteers that are able to deliver adequate support to ICT in Education projects
Number of partners, volunteers and other beneficiaries who are able to write reports, case studies and success/significant change stories.
Evidences of monitoring and evaluation support to project partners and VSO, through reports and feedbacks.
Objectives will be confirmed in a three way discussion between the volunteer, employer and VSO in the first three months of the placement.

Building and Sustaining working relationships:

The social skills to build and actively maintain working relationships that foster teamwork and collaboration with others for the benefit of a common goal.
Open Minded and Respectful:

A non-judgemental approach that values other people and culture.
Seeking and Sharing Knowledge:

Recognition that learning is a two-way and continuous process.
Facilitating Positive Change:

The ability to analyse problems and develop lasting solutions in line with VSO approaches.

A flexible approach and the ability to adapt behaviour to different situations.

The self-confidence to work with a variety of situations, diverse people and ambiguity.


Knowledge and experience of design and implementation of training programs in relation to using ICT in Education
Experience of training on IT/ICT in Education, especially to teaching and non-teaching staff
Experience in IT Architecture Development (Technology Architecture and Software Architecture)
Sound general IT technology understanding
Experience in Project Management
Good skills in computer maintenance
Experience in Training on the job


Experience in developing ICT strategies for organizations
Good report writing skills
Awareness and sensitivity of cross-cultural settings
A preparedness to work with limited resources within a challenging environment
Patience, tolerance and flexibility
Ability to work independently
Ability to maintain good working relationship
Creativity in problem solving & conflict resolution
Enthusiastic and good team player


Degree level in IT related subject (however if extensive IT knowledge gained from work experience, BA or BSc in any subject can be acceptable)

ICT Needs Assessment
Training of Teachers
Use of ICT in Education - for knowledge management of subjects taught in schools
Interview/Assessment date(s)

Start date
Jan 17/Feb 17/Mar 17 2017

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DUE DATE:31 March, 2017


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