- Programmes Officer
- London, UK - but willing to consider other locations where SC has an office
- Salary Range: £24,000 to £27,000
Street Child are searching for a highly-motivated, junior professional with superb organisational abilities and strong Excel skills - to fill a demanding officer role at the heart of our central programmes team. Working closely with three Programme Directors, you will be responsible for providing effective, efficient coordination across Street Child's global projects portfolio; and supporting programme impact by assisting grant management, monitoring, compliance and proposal development. Excellent inter-personal skills, a flexible approach and a positive 'can-do' attitude are also key.
Key tasks will include:
• Provision of capacity support to country teams in meeting internal and external compliance requirements;
• Tracking and consolidating organisational grants, partners, results and impact reach;
• Acting as a crucial link between the programmes team and fundraising, communications and finance teams;
• Contributing towards programme funding through the drafting of quality funding proposals and donor reports;
• Responding flexibly to meet ad hoc demands and requests on a regular basis.
Key candidate qualities:
• Excellent organisational abilities and IT skills - essential to effectively manage the role's core information management, compliance and capacity support duties;
• Good written abilities - essential to effectively support proposal development and reports;
• Excellent inter-personal skills - on the interface between programmes and the rest of the organisation (e.g. finances and fundraising teams), this aspect is key;
• Flexible, willing, positive 'can-do' attitude to work;
• A proven commitment to a career in the international development/humanitarian sector - demonstrated either in career experience and/or substantial relevant volunteering and/or a relevant Masters degree.
Street Child is one of the UK's fastest growing charities. This role, at the heart of the organisation, will demand a lot from you - it will also, for the right person, be incredibly rewarding with a rare range, and level, of exposure. This is a unique opportunity to launch, or take to the next level, your development/humanitarian career.
Application information can be found on the job description, otherwise to apply, please visit our website where you will find details on how to submit your CV and a compelling covering letter covering letter explaining why you think you could make an extraordinary impact in this role - ideally ASAP. We are ideally seeking to make a quick appointment so are selecting candidates for assessment and interviews on a rolling basis.
Diversity is important to us at Street Child and so we especially welcome applications from candidates with backgrounds typically under-represented in the sector and/or reflect the communities we seek to serve.
About Street Child
Street Child believes that every child should be safe, go to school, and learn. We focus our work in the places where that is the furthest from being realised: remote, hard-to-reach areas and fragile, disaster-affected states across sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia. Since 2008 we have helped over 650,000 children to go to school and learn Our projects focus on a combination of education, child protection and livelihood support. We partner with local organisations in everything we do.
To apply for this outstanding opportunity, please send us your CV and a compelling covering letter as a combined/single document (max 3-pages).
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