Role details

Programme Manager

London   •   £36,000 - £39,000   •  Temporary

Bullet points

  • Programme Manager in charity sector
  • Extensive travel internationally

About Our Client

Our mission is to support and improve the care and protection of young people who live with a combination of insecurity and exclusion in some of the most poverty stricken parts of the world.

Job Description

  • Prepare, update and implement project work plans and review progress on a monthly basis with input from partner and all members of team.
  • Promote of participatory approaches in the programme, particular community and children's participation
  • Prepare regular reports on budgets and expenditures in collaboration with Finance/Operations Manager to track spending and take corrective action if necessary.
  • Prepare timely narrative donor and internal reports.
  • Work with CD to oversee management of grants including the timely implementation of planned activities and appropriate spending of funds.
  • Ensure timely grant reporting that clearly relates to the stated goals and objectives of relevant grant and relates expenditures to activities.
  • Identify funding gaps for programme activities and assist CD in programme development to ensure that funds are raised to address those gaps in annual planning.
  • With teams, write and submit concept notes and proposals to ensure new funding is acquired to achieve strategic goals.
  • Provide Country Director with technical assistance in writing new project initiatives and proposals
  • Collaborate with Finance and Operations Manager on finances and budget tracking
  • Conduct and or participate in field assessments and donor liaison as appropriate
  • Mobilise support of government, NGO, and community stakeholders for garnering support for activities at field level.
  • Facilitate visits to the project sites by donor representatives, auditors, country office and HO
  • Represent the charity at all relevant forums, cluster meetings and with local authorities.
  • Identify advocacy issues in the programme and advocate with the concerned authorities, humanitarian actors, donors, UN and other actors

The Successful Applicant

  • Significant experience in a programme/project management for an international NGO.
  • Extensive knowledge of conflict-affected emergency, post-emergency or developing countries
  • Knowledge of child protection, Juvenile Justice, Education and Child right's based programming.
  • Knowledge and experience of programme and project management in complex multi-stakeholder programmes.
  • Knowledge and experience of monitoring and evaluation.
  • Proven leadership and management skills. Strong track record of developing and inspiring teams to achieve outstanding results.
  • Sound knowledge and understanding of financial management.
  • French would be beneficial
  • Programme manager experience essential


What's on Offer

the successful programme manager will be offered:

12 month FTC on £36-39000 plus 40 USD per day living allowance

30 days holiday a year

Pension contributions

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