Exeter, Devon
Weymouth, Dorset
£40500 Per Annum
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

Programme Design and Impact Advisor

We are looking for a Programme Design and Impact Advisor to support the international efforts and the wider Sanctuary staff to identify, design and implement robust impactful international development programmes.

Position: Programme Design and Impact Advisor

Location: Sidmouth, Devon – an area of outstanding natural beauty. Flexibility on location will be considered for exceptional candidates

Hours: Full-time, 35 hours per week

Salary: £40,500

Contract: Permanent – Starting as soon as possible

Benefits: Generous annual leave, pension scheme, Healthshield plan, confidential counselling service, subsidised restaurant, free parking, enhanced maternity/paternity benefits, Life Assurance Scheme, 31 day’s holiday per year, inclusive of the 8 statutory public holidays. This increases by one day each year until a maximum of 34 days is reached.

Closing Date:Tuesday 9 February 2021

The Global Programme team plays a vital part in response to Donkeys in Global Need by supporting the development of integrated strategies and programmes of work based in three regions (Latin America and Caribbean, Africa and South Asia). These programmes address the welfare needs of working donkeys and supports the communities that rely on them to create sustainable changes to welfare. Alongside this, the charity also delivers with its partners, programmes that respond to acute need and work on resilience and disaster risk reduction programmes wherever it can alleviate suffering.

The Role

The Programme Design and Impact Advisor will lead the development and implementation of a results framework to monitor, evaluate and measure impact and capture learning. Working alongside UK and international staff and with partners, they will develop robust, evidence-based programmes. The role plays a pivotal part in embedding ways of working that allow the Sanctuary to deliver high quality programmes, measure its impact and be accountable at all times.

About You

As Programme Design and Impact Advisor, you must be able to demonstrate a track record of programme design and MEAL experience in international development or related discipline and a thorough understanding of the technical elements of robust and effective MEAL systems.

You will have:

  • Experience of working with theory of change and/or comparable programme development tools
  • Experience of designing robust MEAL frameworks for performance measurement and impact assessment (e.g. chain of impact, M&E plans, logical frameworks)
  • Excellent communication, IT and organisational skills
  • The ability to manage budgets and resources
  • Experience of managing and motivating a team and individuals

A full driving licence is essential for carrying out this role.

If you feel you have the qualities, skills and experience to fulfil this varied, rewarding and vital role, we would love to hear from you!

In return…

You can be part of an evolving program of change taking place within a leading charity working in an area of outstanding natural beauty. With amazing benefits and opportunities to develop you career, you can really make a difference in a fulfilling and rewarding role.

About the Organisation

The sanctuary is one of the UK’s largest international animal welfare charities, currently supporting projects in over 35 countries worldwide. Constantly working for a world where donkeys and mules live free from suffering and their contribution to humanity is fully valued.

“The Sanctuary is a positive place to work with friendly staff and a wonderful charity. With amazing work throughout the world, once you join you never want to leave!”

The charity is a Disability Confident Employer, committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of vulnerable people (children and adults) and expects all staff and volunteers to undertake this commitment. Applicants will be subject to safer recruitment processes, including an application for a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check where required for the post.

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Posted on: 20 January 2021
Closed date: 09 February 2021
Job ref: 2097
Tags: Intl Development, Policy/Research