Administration and Financial Management Adviser

Closing Date: 20 June 2023

Category: Finance & Business Support

Administration and Financial Management Adviser - Youth Entrepreneurs Council Solomon Islands
Change your scene and become a VSA Volunteer and share your experience, knowledge, and skills to transform the lives of many. Work with our partner organisation to create a fair future for all. 
VSA will organise and fund, flights, visas, insurance, accommodation, living allowance and utilities while on assignment. 

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. 
Please note VSA Volunteers must be a NZ citizen or permanent resident. 
Our Partner Organisation – Youth Entrepreneurs Council Solomon Islands

Youth Entrepreneurs Council Solomon Islands (YECSI) is an organisation created under an innovative arrangement or Public Private Partnership between the Solomon Islands Government and the Solomon Islands Chamber of Commerce and Industry.

The main purpose of YECSI is to represent young entrepreneurs of Solomon Islands and advocate for an improved business environment that allows young entrepreneurs to succeed thereby creating jobs and investment in the nation.

It has clear objectives outlined in its Constitution which make up the founding pillars or goals of YECSI, namely Advocacy and Support Services.

Youth Entrepreneurs Council Solomon Islands (YECSI) was formally launched on October 12th, 2018, by the Prime Minister of the Solomon Islands and enjoys high-level support of development partners including the Pacific office of the ILO who oversees the implementation of Young Entrepreneurs Council (YEC) across the Pacific region.
The Country 

Explore the islands with natural white sandy beaches, a rich culture, and history. Spend time on the water with endless opportunities to experience the incredibly diverse marine wildlife. 
The Assignment 

The VSA Volunteer will support the coordinator and team to establish systems, policies and processes and ensure strong administrative and financial systems are in place.

The volunteer will also ensure that any professional development plans put in place are context specific and can be implemented with minimal resources. Training of trainers will be important in this role. 

The Volunteer 
Are you someone who wants to make a difference, have a sense of adventure and like the challenge of being outside your comfort zone?  VSA Volunteers are technical experts who impart their skills and knowledge to the local community.  You will need to be flexible, adaptable, resourceful, resilient with a passion for Aotearoa and the wider Pacific community. 

We're looking for a volunteer with the following: 

A relevant tertiary qualification, e.g. Bachelor of Arts, Diploma in Business Administration, financial management or similar field
  • Strong experience in developing processes and procedures
  • Training and/or mentoring skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills with an ability to work with a variety of stakeholders in both the public and private sector
  • Excel and/or MS Access skills and experience managing databases   
Apply Now! 

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We are looking for a volunteer with:

  • Full time Volunteering oportunity in the Solomon Islands
  • Flights, accomodation and other expenses covered by VSA
  • Make a lasting difference for young people in the Pacific

VSA covers flights, accommodation, insurance and some expenses. A living allowance is also provided.