SE11, London
£65,295 per year
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

Why work for us?

Are you a talented senior manager with strong experience in international development? Do you share CARE International’s commitment to the rights of women and girls and ending poverty around the world? Have you got experience of working in or with technical teams to meet bold quality and income targets? We’re looking for an ambitious, skilled, collaborative and committed leader to take on our new role of Head of Programme Quality. If you’re looking for your next leadership challenge, we’d love to hear from you.

About the role

The Head of Programme Quality role at CARE International UK has been created to lead a team of 20 technical staff with expertise and influence in Women’s Economic Empowerment, Inclusive Governance, Shelter and Gender and Resilience. The teams operate across CARE International globally and with external organisations. We’ve set ourselves ambitious targets to grow our influence and increase our income across our technical teams in the coming two years. We’re looking for an experienced manager to line-manage six team leaders and to take responsibility across all the technical teams for budgeting, income generation and cost-recovery. You’ll work within the Leadership Team at CARE International UK and with senior colleagues across the CARE International federation. Externally you will be responsible for growing and maintaining relationships with new and existing donors, partners and potential clients.

About you

You will need excellent people management skills, a strong grasp of budgeting and financial management and experience of securing and managing donor income from a range of sources including grants, commercial contracts and consultancy. You will excel at developing and growing relationships, both across the CARE International network and externally.

About CARE

CARE International is one of the world’s leading humanitarian and development charities. We fight poverty and injustice in the world’s most vulnerable places.  We save lives in disasters and conflicts. We stand with women, girls and their communities to achieve lasting change for a better future.


CARE International UK has a zero tolerance approach to any harm to, or exploitation of, a vulnerable adult or a child by any of our staff, representatives or partners. Recruitment to all jobs in CARE International UK includes, in particular, criminal record checks and the collection of relevant references. Safeguarding our beneficiaries is our top priority in everything we do.

Closing date: Monday 12th August 2019

Interview date: w/c 19th August 2019

We are committed to Equality and value Diversity. We are a Disability Confident Employer and particularly welcome applications from disabled people. We guarantee interviews to disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria for the job (see person specification).

If you require the candidate brief or need to submit your application in an alternative format, because of a disability, please do get in touch.

More about CARE International UK
CARE International UK

Who We are

A global leader within a worldwide movement dedicated to saving lives and ending poverty

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Refreshed on: 31 July 2019
Closed date: 11 August 2019
Tags: Intl Development, Management

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