Since 2007 Vyacheslav has worked as a Decentralisation Expert for DESPRO - the Swiss-Ukrainian Decentralisation Support Project in Ukraine. At its current stage of implementation DESPRO mainly focuses on building effective mechanisms for ensuring quality public services at the community level and strengthening national dialogue on reform of local self-government.
Before working for DESPRO, Vyacheslav was the Regional Manager of the EC Project ‘Strengthening Civil Society’ in the Chernivsti region. The aim of the project was to raise the capabilities of NGOs that provide social services. At the time of the 2002 John Smith Fellowship Programme he worked in Department of Youth and Family Affairs, Kherson City Council.