London, Greater London
Milton Keynes
£36,995 - £39,000 per annum, depending on experience + good range of benefits (+ London Weighting Allowance if based in London)
Contract, Full-time
Job description

UK Aid Connect Programme Manager

Salary: £36,995 - £39,000 per annum, depending on experience + good range of benefits (+ London Weighting Allowance if based in London)

Contract: Fixed Term (until 31st October 2022) Permanent – 36.5 hours per week

Based: Milton Keynes (preferred) or London

World Vision is an international children’s charity working with children, their communities, and with supporters and partners, in almost 100 countries.

Through long-term development projects, emergency responses and advocacy we’ve helped bring lasting change to millions of children, over more than 60 years. And as a Christian organisation, everything we do is motivated by our faith as we strive to reflect God’s unconditional love.

Work for World Vision UK and you will be part of a truly global Partnership, building brighter futures for vulnerable children.

World Vision UK is leading an exciting programme, funded by DFID’s UK Aid Connect fund. Working with a diverse consortium of both NGOs and the private sector, the programme is testing innovative approaches to understand what works in reducing the worst forms of child labour in fragile contexts. It is being implemented in Ethiopia, Democratic Republic of Congo and Central African Republic.

This is an attractive opportunity for an experienced programme manager to lead the implementation of the programme, working with the partners and DFID to ensure that the outcomes are achieved, risks are managed and evidence of best practice and learning from the programme is identified and shared.

We are looking for a candidate with experience of complex grant and programme management in a development or humanitarian context, with the ability to coordinate consortium partners effectively. Experience of applying monitoring and evaluation systems, and managing budgets is also required

As an active Christian, this role offers you the opportunity to integrate your Christian faith and be sensitive to its various expressions across cultures and denominations.

In addition to the salary offered, we offer good benefits including pension, generous holiday entitlement and free parking (MK only).

Please upload your CV of full employment history explaining any gaps of employment and reasons for leaving your previous employer. This must be accompanied with a covering letter stating how you meet the essential criteria given in the Job Description.

Closing date for applications: 16th March 2020.

Interview dates: w/c 30th March 2020.

Please note that we reserve the right to commence interviews and make an offer prior to the closing date.

World Vision UK is an Equal Opportunities Employer. We value diversity and aspire to reflect this in our workforce. We welcome applications from people representing all sections of the community. World Vision UK also operates flexible working policies and practices.

As a child focused organisation, World Vision UK is committed to the safeguarding of children, therefore any offer of employment is conditional upon the successful completion of applicable background checks, including a criminal records check.

By submitting your application, you understand and accept that World Vision UK will process the data you provide for the purposes of your application and in accordance with the World Vision UK - Job Applicant Privacy Notice available on our website.

No agencies please.


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Posted on: 14 February 2020
Closing date: 15 March 2020
Tags: Christian, Project Management
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