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. Our extraordinary volunteers live and work in some of the world’s poorest communities. Sharing their…
Location: Any VSO country location
Salary: Competitive salary and benefits
Contract type : Permanent
Full Time: 40 hours per week
Application Closing Date: 18 Oct 2021
Interview date: October 25-29, 2021
Start date: As soon as possible
The Costing and Pricing Lead will play a key role in ensuring VSO is financially sustainable. S/he will ensure all bid budgets submitted and agreed with donors are fully costed, in line with VSO’s guidance and financial model, that bids articulate VSO value and demonstrate Value for Money. S/he will develop organisational processes and guidelines in order to achieve this and play a key part in negotiating bids with donors.
The ideal applicant will have excellent commercial acumen and negotiations skills and extensive experience of costing and pricing large bids in the International Development sector. S/he will be an experienced leader with excellent communication skills, able to bring changes and influence senior stakeholders across a range of functions and locations.
At VSO we believe progress is only possible by working together. Whether you want to join us as an employee, or as a volunteer working in your own country, overseas or online, our selection process includes an assessment based on these core competencies:
VSO reserves the right to close this job early if we receive a sufficient number of applications.
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 https://www.vsointernational.org/about/careers/costing-and-pricing-lead-a0m3z00000esl3oaar and complete the online application form.
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