HEAD OF IMPACT AND DEVELOPMENT
Reports to: Executive Director
Responsible for: Communications and Monitoring and Evaluation staff
Salary: £35,000- £40,000 pro rata depending on experience
Hours: 28 hours
FORWARD is the leading African women led organisation working on female genital mutilation, child marriage and maternal health in the UK and Africa. For over 30 years we have been committed to safeguarding the rights and dignity of African girls and women. We do this through community engagement, grassroots partnerships, international advocacy, training and research.
FORWARD is seeking an experienced and committed Head of Impact and Development who will lead the business development, communications, impact and monitoring of our new strategic plan. As a new Head of Impact and Development you will be responsible of management and strategic oversight. You will ensure a culture of robust monitoring, evaluation and learning. You will oversee the provision of programme development and quality assurance. You will represent FORWARD externally and lead our overall communications.
As part of the recruitment and selection process FORWARD will undertake DBS (Disclosure & Barring Service) checking of all individuals who will work directly with children and vulnerable adults. We are committed to welcoming people from diverse backgrounds.FORWARD considers being female a Genuine Occupational Requirement for this post under the Equality Act 2010.
Interview date: Friday 10 February 2017
For more information please read the full JD provided and to apply for this post please complete and return the application form and the equal opportunities monitoring form.
Please state this reference in your application: HID 2017
Due to the volume of applications, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.