East Africa Senior Programme Manager

Reference number: 42910

Title: East Africa Senior Programme Manager

Hours: Full or part time, 3 to 5 days per week.

Location: King's Cross, London

Contract type: Fixed Term

Closing date: Monday 22 October 2018

Salary: £36,955 to £39,452 per annum, pro-rata (Inc. London Allowance)

Interview date: W/C 29/10/2018

To start: To be discussed at interview

Job advert:

About the role

Sense International are looking for a motivated and dedicated individual to join our team in King's Cross, London as a Senior Programme Manager for East Africa. This role can be a full or a part time role, depending on the successful individual, working between 3 and 5 days a week (22.5 - 37.5 hours per week). This is a fixed term, maternity cover position for 9 months.

This role will support the management of Sense International programmes in Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania. You will be responsible for supporting East African country teams with programme, grant and financial management, resource mobilisation, advocacy, programme innovation and quality assurance, as well as implementation of best practice policies. Additionally, you will work across the whole Sense International family as a specialist MEAL adviser.

About you 

We are looking for an experienced individual with strong skills in international programme management. You will be familiar with working in an international organisation with team members from around the world and will ideally bring experience of East Africa. You will demonstrate excellent communication skills, and specialist knowledge of MEAL. You will join a small, busy team delivering transformative opportunities to some of the most marginalised.

The job holder for this role will be employed by Sense and must therefore ensure that they have the legal right to work within the UK.

Please visit our website www.senseinternational.org.uk for more information about the role or contact Arabella Robbins via Arabella.robbins@sense.org.uk

About Sense International

Our vision is of a world in which all people with deafblindness/multi-sensory impairments (MSI) are empowered to be equal and active members of society. We work in partnership with others across the globe to ensure anyone facing challenges because of deafblindness/ MSI has access to advice, guidance and support. We have programmes in East Africa, Romania, Latin America and South Asia. 

To apply

Please use the link below to complete your application; CVs will not be considered. Managers will use your application to shortlist candidates in relation to the Personal Specification; therefore it is very important you complete this section thoroughly.  We would recommend that you read the candidate guidelines and job description (found at the base of this advert) before applying.

If you are a disabled candidate and require a hard copy pack or a different format for example large print, Braille or audio please contact the HR department on 0121 415 6735 or textphone 0121 415 2720.

Sense is an Equal Opportunities Employer and is committed to ensuring that all staff are motivated, skilled and rewarded by their work. Sense is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of vulnerable children and adults and expects all employees to share this commitment. 


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