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Sidcup, Greater London (Hybrid)
£65,000 - £85,000 per year
Permanent, Full-time
Actively Interviewing
Job description

Position: Director of Project Delivery

Contract: Full-time and permanent

Location: Sidcup, Greater London, UK, and remote working

Salary: £65,000-£85,000 -c ommensurate with experience, plus benefits

This position will be located in our London office. It is open to high calibre candidates from any country in the world, as we will be able to provide a visa for those who do not have the right to work in the UK.


This role will be responsible and accountable for the effective delivery and financial management of all of Development Pathways’ projects, high quality standards and policies for project delivery, project risk management and good relations with consultants and clients, while also providing broader leadership across the organisation as a member of the Senior Management Team.

The successful candidate will manage our Project Delivery Department, which has teams in our offices in the UK, Kenya, and Australia. The Director of Project Delivery should ensure that the responsibilities set out below are appropriately delegated.


  • Oversee and be accountable for the delivery of all projects within their agreed timeline, budget, scope and to high quality, ensuring that project managers and administrators maintain consistently high standards of project delivery
  • Ensure high quality administrative and financial management across all projects and oversee and strengthen underlying administrative and financial management systems
  • Ensure travel security on all projects, with broader risk management systems effectively implemented across all projects
  • Oversee field operations teams across all projects
  • Ensure the effective collaboration of the Project Delivery Department with other business units within Development Pathways
  • Lead on developing and implementing standards, policies and programme management systems and tools across Development Pathways and oversee training on these policies and systems
  • Provide management reports on project delivery to the Managing Director, based on key performance indicators
  • Promote strong and productive relationships with clients and consultants engaged on our projects
  • Provide leadership, effective management, mentorship, and professional development to staff across the Project Delivery Department in all offices, engendering high morale across the team.
  • Be responsible for the strategy development and annual plans for the Project Delivery Department; and oversee and monitor the delivery of these plans.
  • Promote gender equality, women’s empowerment and inclusivity across all our projects.
  • Keep up to date on industry-relevant developments and best practices.
  • Deliver cross-organisational leadership responsibilities as a member of Development Pathways’ Leadership Team.

Person Specification

The Director of Project Delivery should have the following qualifications, skills, and competencies:

Essential Qualifications and Skills:

  • Relevant undergraduate degree and an appropriate project management qualification.
  • Demonstrable and adequate skills and experience in high-level and challenging project management, preferably in international development.
  • Demonstrable and adequate skills and experience in effectively managing individuals and complex teams.
  • Experience in organization-level leadership positions.
  • Excellent interpersonal, time management and communications skills.
  • Ability to take initiative and work independently.
  • Commitment to social justice, gender equality and women’s empowerment.
  • Ability to travel internationally as required.


  • Master’s degree

 Terms of Employment and Benefits

Recruitment will be at the senior level and is a permanent and full-time post. Along with the basic salary, the successful candidate would receive an attractive package of the following:

  • Fulfilling work - work directly with end-users in some of the world’s most underserved communities.
  • Flexible work - Development Pathways offers employees flexible work hours and part remote working options.
  • Generous time off - recharge with 30-holiday entitlement plus standard bank holidays.
  • Travel the World - we expect the successful candidate to travel overseas for work for up to 3-months in a year.
  • Excellent health and well-being provision – access to the company private health care scheme (after the satisfactory completion of the probationary period), pension scheme and Employee Assistance Programme.
  • Commitment to professional development opportunities - we encourage our staff to participate in professional learning and development.
  • Provision of a company laptop and working at home benefit.

How to apply

We invite interested candidates to please apply for the post by including the following:

  1. A cover letter explaining why you are applying for this position, and how you would be a good fit for the post of Director of Project Delivery. Please include your salary expectations in your cover letter.
  2. A CV (curriculum vitae) specifying your qualifications, education, and relevant work experience for this role.

Closing date for this post will be 12th September 2022.

Applications should be submitted by email

While this is a UK based post, we welcome applications from other countries and would be willing to consider a sponsorship visa for the successful candidate.

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis and high-quality candidates may be interviewed earlier than 12th September 2022; and, we retain the right to close this recruitment without notice.

Due to the high number of applications expected, unfortunately only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Applicants, please note the Privacy Notice on our website.

Development Pathways is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We celebrate and support diversity and are committed to providing a work environment that is inclusive and free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions are based on individual qualifications and abilities.  without regard to race, colour, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, family or parental status, or disability status.

About Us

Founded in 2010, Development Pathways has grown rapidly into an internationally respected consultancy business, providing high quality consultancies and project management throughout Africa, Asia, Middle East, and the Pacific, in social protection, socio-economic analysis and research, training and software development services. We currently work in over 20 countries across Africa, Asia, the Pacific and Latin America.

Our clients include a range of development organisations and governments, including United Nations agencies (UNICEF, WFP, ILO, UNDP, UNDESA, UNESCAP), development banks (World Bank, ADB), bilateral donors (e.g. UK, Australia, Germany, Belgium), and international NGOs (e.g. HelpAge, Oxfam, Save the Children).

We currently employ 42 staff, who work alongside a global network of trusted consultants. Our three main offices are located in the United Kingdom (London – Sidcup), Kenya (Nairobi), and Australia (virtual). As an employer, we put our staff first and are committed to flexible working practices and developing our staff’s professional capabilities. For more information about our organisation, please visit our website.

More about Development Pathways Limited

Development Pathways is a leading advisory services and project management organisation in the areas of social protection, social development, ... Read more

Posted on: 12 August 2022
Closing date: 11 September 2022 at 23:30
Tags: Intl Development,Project Management

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