N1, London
£30,922 - £33,396 per year
Contract, Full-time
Job description

Programme Coordinator – Learning from Consortia

London-based role normally

Salary:  £30,922 -£33,396


Role Requirements

An exciting opportunity has emerged to support the start-up of a new programme – Learning from Consortia.  This is a high profile programme supporting the learning from recipients of DFID’s UK Aid Connect funding.  The Programme Coordinator is the key day-to-day person responsible for the successful coordination of the new Learning from Consortia (LfC) programme.

The ideal candidate will be an enthusiastic team player, a confident communicator and be flexible and hard working in a programme start-up environment.  They will bring significant programme or project coordination experience, be able to support partnerships, have Monitoring Evaluation Accountability and Learning (MEAL) expertise, be adaptable to changes in the programme and be passionate about learning from consortia programmes.


Key Role Responsibilities

Programme planning and reporting (40%)

  • Support the programme design and planning phase, to ensure all stakeholders are clear on tasks needed and their timelines and how the programme plans relate to overall programme delivery
  • Work with the Programme Manager to establish, coordinate and maintain reliable cross-organisational Learning from Consortia programme monitoring, reporting and learning systems and approaches, supporting consistent practice across different teams.

Programme support (50%)

  • Work closely with the Programme Manager to ensure the programme is monitored, tasks are clear, meetings are supported and programme documentation is filed appropriately and securely.
  • Coordinate peer learning, and discussions on policy and practice in the sector by supporting the convening of relevant working groups for the 14 UK Aid Connect consortia.
  • Liaise with programme partners, external consultants and DFID counterparts as needed.
  • Coordinate and update external-facing programme content on Bond’s website and Salesforce and support the roll out of digital systems and collaboration tools.

Administrative and Cross-Organisational support (10%)

  • Maintain effective liaison with other teams on organisation-wide initiatives, representing the Learning from Consortia programme team internally e.g. at the weekly communication meeting.


At Bond, we are open to discussing the possibility of reduced hours, flexible working, or compressed hours.


Company + Benefits

Bond is the UK network for organisation working in international development.  We unite and support a diverse network of over 400 civil society organisations and allies to help eradicate global poverty, inequality and injustice.

Bond offers a competitive salary and benefits package including:

  • Generous Holidays (27 days leave as standard, for all employees. Additional staff privilege days, normally between Christmas and New Year)
  • Staff Development days
  • Interest free season ticket loan
  • 7% pension contributions (staff pay 3.5%)
  • Flexible working hours


How to apply

To apply, please submit your CV (maximum 4 pages) and cover letter (maximum 2 pages), addressing the essential areas of the person specification and outlining why you are the right candidate for this role by midnight on 1st June 2020. 

Interviews will be held no later than the week of 8th June 2020.  Bond reserves the right to review applications on a rolling basis before the advertised deadline and proceed with interviews. 

Applicants must have the right to live and work in the UK.

Bond and equal opportunities

Bond values diversity and works to advance equality. We encourage and welcome applicants from all sections of the community. In order to assess and ensure the continued effectiveness of Bond’s Equal Opportunities Policy, all applicants are asked to complete a short questionnaire when applying.

You are not obliged to answer the questions but the more information you supply the more effectively we can monitor our equal opportunity practices. Completion of all questions is voluntary and failure to answer any question(s) will not affect your application in any way.

The information you supply will be treated in confidence and will not be seen by any member of the selection panel responsible for the appointment. The questionnaire will be detached from your CV and cover letter, stored anonymously and used purely to provide statistics for monitoring purposes.

Posted on: 22 May 2020
Closed date: 01 June 2020
Job ref: VA45
Tags: Intl Development, Project Management

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