Vauxhall, Greater London


Contract, Full-time


About the organisation

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Job Description

About the Role

It is a very exciting time for Leonard Cheshire’s International Team with our ambitious but well-planned growth strategy beginning to gain momentum. We are looking for people to join us on this journey of growth. This is a significant opportunity for you to support the implementation of Leonard Cheshire’s interventions in a new innovative programme through technology and digital transformation, fulfilling the ambition of scaling up the inclusion of persons with disabilities in economic empowerment opportunities.

About You

We are looking for a talented candidate to work alongside our programme lead and consortium partners in the design, development and testing of ground breaking initiatives in countries in 3 countries in Asia and Africa. The programme will produce and test a client centric digital programme for persons with disabilities, enhancing their education, skills, capability and access to employment opportunities.  The position will ensure that previous face to face platforms are assessed and reformed to integrate components of digital applications.

We are looking for candidates that can support partners to create better, more forward-thinking technology products and solutions for our clients and enable Leonard Cheshire to significantly expand its outreach and scale through.

About Leonard Cheshire

We are Leonard Cheshire – supporting individuals to live, learn and work as independently as they choose, whatever their ability. We’re at the heart of local life – opening doors to opportunity, choice and support in communities around the globe. Through pioneering research and innovation, we are building a fairer, more inclusive society that recognises the positive contributions we all make, and where we are all proud to play our part. Our international development programmes support children in school and disabled adults into employment across Africa and Asia.

What we Offer

  • Fair and competitive pay rates
  • A generous employer contribution to a company pension scheme with additional life cover
  • Substantial annual leave, with the option to buy or sell leave
  • Access to a cash health plan at favourable rates
  • A Comprehensive Employee Assistance Programme

We seek candidates with a genuine commitment to the values and ethos of Leonard Cheshire who are excited by this opportunity to make a difference to the lives of people with a disability.

Leonard Cheshire welcomes applications from all sections of the community and we strongly encourage applications from persons with lived experience of disability.

Shortlisting for this role may take place as applications are received. We therefore reserve the right to close this vacancy once a suitable candidate has been appointed.

Closing date: 26 March 2019

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