£30,000 - £55,000.00 per year
Permanent, Part-time, Full-time
Job description

The Mlambe Project is a grassroots international development NGO working to transform educational opportunities in Malawi. 

Our approach is centred on sustainable, community-driven and innovative development with a distinct focus on working with Malawians to find endogenous solutions that can have large-scale impact. Through our sustainable infrastructure building programme, we have trained local communities to build high quality schools using alternative construction methods which are environmentally responsible and socially conscious. Our next Chief Executive will be fundamental to helping us deliver on our ambitious goals in Malawi. 

This role is UK-based, primarily focusing on fundraising and operations management, with an accountable relationship for all work carried out in Malawi, by our local project partners. To be adept at this role, you will need to be a hands on manager, with a talent for building movements and initiatives, recruiting, motivating and managing volunteers, whilst demonstrating a strong track record of fundraising. As the only paid staff member in the UK, you will be proficient at building and managing resources to bring our vision to fruition. We are a small charity with big ambition, exceptional people, and a real drive to get behind the Chief Executive and support their work.

Our  trustee, Andrew May-Miller, is fielding informal conversations with prospective candidates, in the first instance, further details for him can be found in the job pack.

Please apply with a CV and cover letter which should include a personal statement addressing how you meet the person specification no later than the closing date of 20th November 2019 at 12 noon. The cover letter and personal statement should not exceed 3 pages, and the CV should not exceed 3 pages.

We are an employer that follows safer recruitment procedures, and the suitable candidate will be subject to relevant due diligence checks and DBS to ensure suitability to the role. For more information, please check the Charity Commission guidance on Automatic Disqualification Rules for Senior Management Positions.


Posted on: 21 October 2019
Closed date: 20 November 2019
Job ref: CEO19
Tags: Fundraising, Intl Development

The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.