Sense International Programme Officer

Reference number: 43009

Title: Sense International Programme Officer

Hours: 22.5 hours per week, part time

Location: King's Cross, London

Contract type: Fixed Term

Closing date: Tuesday 11 December 2018

Salary: £28,453 - £30,735 per annum, pro rata (Inc. London Allowance)

Interview date: Monday 17th December 2018

To start: As soon as possible

Job advert:

About the role

Sense International is looking for a Programme Officer to provide wide ranging support to our teams working with people with deafblindness in Kenya, Tanzania, and Uganda, and when required, to provide support to our programmes in Romania, Peru, India, Bangladesh, and Nepal. This is a part time post working 22.5 hours per week, on a fixed term basis for 12 months, at our office in King's Cross, London.

Responsibilities include supporting strong programme management and timely reporting; monitoring, evaluation and compliance with donor requirements; planning and budget management alongside support for system improvements. You will work with UK and in-country teams on fundraising proposals and communication of the impact of our work.

About you 

Reporting to the Senior Programme Manager East Africa you will be expected to work flexibly and use initiative and persistence to deal with the unexpected. You will ideally have experience of supporting NGO work in East Africa. This is a rewarding, busy role which offers a great opportunity to consolidate experience, work with interesting people around the world and develop new skills.

For a full Job Description and Person Specification, please see the attached documentation below.

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. 

Click here to learn more about Sense International.  

For an informal discussion about this role, please contact: Alison Marshall via

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 please contact the HR department on 0121 415 6735 or textphone 0121 415 2720.

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

Job description: Download the job description

Candidate guidelines: Download the candidate guidelines

Related links

Who Sense supports

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Sense's People Strategy

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