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About Malaria No More UK
Malaria has been described as the oldest killer disease in history; even now, despite recent progress, it claims the life of a child every two minutes. Malaria No More UK is part of a global movement that is determined to make this the generation that beats this killer. To realise this vision, we need to mobilise governments, influencers, businesses and the public, inspiring them to commit funds, energy and resources to ending deaths from malaria and wiping out the disease for good. In 2018 Malaria No More UK conceived and delivered The Malaria Summit 2018, at which $4.1 billion was pledged, and 53 Commonwealth leaders committed to halving malaria in their countries by 2023.
Malaria No More UK is seeking an exceptionally motivated and organised Strategy and Planning Manager to provide crucial support to the COO. This is an exciting, demanding and challenging role and will suit individuals who would like to apply their key skills in a charity that makes a big impact in a meaningful way.
The Strategy and Planning Managerhas primary responsibility for managing discrete, major, cross-organisational project areas; including both internally and externally focused projects. A core focus for this role over the next 12 months will be project managing the next Malaria Summit in Kigali, Rwanda in June 2020. This includes designing and managing governance structures, creating and delivering the project plan and budget, mitigating/escalating risks as required.
The second area of work that the role covers is leading and managing the organisation’s strategy. This includes 1) embedding the strategy across the organisation, 2) delivering operational planning processes and generating team buy in (supporting goal development and KPIs), and 3) designing processes and a framework to measure the impact of our work.
The third area of work that the role supports is internal development. This primarily focuses on supporting the Leadership Team, including some Chief of Staff responsibilities. The Strategy and Planning Manager works closely with the COO and supports the wider Leadership Team including actively supporting meetings and planning activities and attending LT meetings.
The Strategy and Planning Manager is a key function in enabling other team members to deliver on their objectives, providing targeted support where required.
oManage discrete, major, cross-team strategic initiatives to deliver on organisational objectives, such as Kigali 2020
oTake responsibility for the planning and overall delivery of project
oLead and grow project team, delivering to time and budget
oEffectively report progress and manage risks upwardly to the LT and Board
Strategy, Planning & Impact
oOwn process to implement and embed MNM UK’s strategy in all areas of the organisation
oSupport the development and updating of the strategy as and when required
oManage operational planning processes to develop the organisation’s annual operational plans and support the COO on organisational budgeting against these plans
oTrack progress against the operational plans, and prepare reports for the team, LT and Board
oWork with Goal Leads and project managers to define, engage and troubleshoot to support them in delivery of their operational plans
oAcross both strategy and operational planning, engage the wider team to ensure cross-organisational buy in and alignment
Qualifications, skills and experience
Please note this job description is not exhaustive and may be amended or adjusted over time in consultation with the COO