Senior Organisational Development Adviser

Closing Date: 27 June 2022

Category: Organisational Development and Human Resources

Become a VSA Volunteer and share your experience, knowledge and skills to transform the lives of many, provide greater cultural understanding, and create a fair future for all.
About volunteering with VSA

VSA is New Zealand's largest and most experienced volunteering agency working in international development. We provide skilled Kiwi volunteers to support organisations in the Pacific and beyond through capacity building, both in country and virtually.

VSA will cover living allowances, accommodation and utilities. Travel, visas, insurance and medical costs are organised and funded by VSA.

Volunteers must be a NZ citizen or permanent resident.
If current VSA assignments don't suit your skills and experience, you can register your interest with us and we'll let you know when something in your field is available.

Our Partner Organisation

The National Sports Council (NSC) of Solomon Islands was started by an act of Parliament in 1988. The purpose of the organisation is to foster and promote the development of sport and recreation in Solomon Islands; provide facilities for sport and physical recreation; conduct research and disseminate knowledge
and advice on matters relating to sport and physical recreation; and collaborate with external stakeholders to secure benefits from facilities, training and expertise offered. Currently NSC is working with other local stakeholders to prepare for the 2023 Pacific Games to be held in Solomon Islands - the
largest sporting event in Solomon’s history.

The Assignment

The purpose of this assignment is to contribute to the design and delivery of people and organisational development strategies that support the organisation’s strategic and operational plans, information sharing, advice and services as required.

The volunteer will assist NSC Corporate Services Department to establish sound office practices and systems to set a standard of business processes that comply with organisational and Government requirements. They will support NSC Corporate Services Department staff to be efficient and agile in how it operates and build the capacity of staff to effectively deliver the 2023 Pacific Games.

By the end of this assignment, the National Sports Council has an organisation development strategy and supporting systems in place that support strong business and people operations.

The Volunteer

We are looking for a volunteer who has:
  • 10+years’ experience in a Senior Organisational Development role with associated qualification/s.
  • Experience in capability matrix design and competency frameworks.
  • Experience in running end-to-end human resources projects.
  • Certification in global job-evaluation methodology relevant to the role.
  • Sound experience in setting up and implementing appraisal systems and processes.
  • Ability to mentor at executive level.
  • Strong written and communication skills - oral, written and presentation.
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We are looking for a volunteer with:

  • Get involved in the 2023 Pacific Games
  • Full time volunteering opportunity in the Solomon Islands
  • Use your organisational development experience to make a difference