Belfast, Belfast
County Dublin, Ireland
London, Greater London
£47,973 per annum
Contract, Full-time
Job description

This can role can be based in any UK/Ireland Christian Aid office. If based in the London Office a London Allowance of £4,170 will be added to the yearly salary. 

This is an 18-month FTC starting by 1st April 2021. Please make sure to answer the question at the bottom of the advert in your application.  

About us

Christian Aid exists to create a world where everyone can live a full life, free from poverty. We are a global movement of people, churches and local organisations who passionately champion dignity, equality and justice worldwide. We are the changemakers, the peacemakers, the mighty of heart.

About the role

The Programme Quality Manager leads the process and culture to set and embed quality standards and minimum requirements for programme practice across development, humanitarian and advocacy programming.  It is based in the Programme Quality and Operations Division in International Department and has management responsibility for Christian Aid's accreditation and adherence to the CHS, COMPASS (Christian Aid's complaints and feedback system), safeguarding, accountability as well as specific technical advisory capacity (GESI, cash and markets, resilience).   This is a senior role, line managing 6 advisory staff and overall responsibility for a team of 8, requires excellence in leadership, line management and strong organisational awareness to lead change and drive corporate performance   

About you

We are looking for someone with indepth knowledge of international development including building accountability for the Core Humanitarian Standards.  You will have a track record of of promoting organisational performance and learning and a passion for driving up quality and building capability for the same.  You will be an experienced leader and supportive line manager, leading a new team and setting a global culture of quality and performance.  Excellent written skills in English and ability to lead and work in teams across distance, in different cultural and geographic contexts. See the role profile for more details. 

Further information

This role requires applicants to have the right to work in the country where this position is based.

All successful candidates will require either and Enhance  or Basic Disclosure Barring Service certificate (DBS) as part of your clearance for commencing your role with us. Information will be forwarded to you by the HR team with your offer.

We value diversity and aspire to reflect this in its workforce. We welcome applications from people from all sections of the community, irrespective of race, colour, gender, age, disability, sexual orientation, religion or belief.

Christian Aid is committed to providing a safe and trusted environment for every person connected to the work we do; and to preventing any type of unwanted behaviour including sexual harassment and exploitation, abuse, and financial misconduct. Any candidate offered a job with Christian Aid is expected to share and demonstrate our values and adhere to Christian Aid’s Safeguarding policy and sign Christian Aid’s Code of Conduct.

You can expect a wide range of rewards and benefits, including a generous holiday allowance, a season ticket loan, and flexibility that will ensure you enjoy a good work/life balance.

Competency question

As part of your application you will be asked to demonstrate your suitability by giving an answer to the following question:

Competency "Strive for Improvement"  Tell us about a time where you have improved programme quality in a development organisation.  What were the main challenges and opportunities, and what 3 key lessons would you share with Christian Aid. 

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Refreshed on: 25 January 2021
Closed date: 31 January 2021
Tags: Intl Development, Project Management

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