Head of Programmes (International Children’s Charity)

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Bradford, West Yorkshire


£35,000 - £45,000 per annum


Full Time and Permanent

Job Description

Civitas Recruitment are delighted to be working with a fantastic UK based charity dedicated to providing long-term, consistent support to orphan children and their families in need. The charity supports and cares for over 40,000 orphans and their families in 13 countries including Somalia and Palestine. A fantastic opportunity exists for a Head of Programmes to join the team. As Head of Programmes, you will lead the development of the charity’s core beneficiary programmes. You will provide technical leadership to develop coherent and effective programmatic approaches across contexts, for strategic or priority initiatives. The post holder will support the design and implementation of education strategies in humanitarian contexts, with a focus on increasing capacity, quality and impact. It is a full time, permanent role based in the head office in Bradford with occasional travel to countries where programmes are being delivered.

Who are we looking for?

Ideal candidates will have significant experience from an international humanitarian organisation in a senior position, including overseeing programme implementation, monitoring and evaluation and maintaining positive relationships with partner organisations and external agencies. Candidates will possess senior level international experience designing, implementing and reporting on thematic strategies. You will have demonstrative leadership and mentoring skills, including the ability to both lead and be a member of a team, and of delivering significant results. Candidates with excellent communication skills and team leadership skills will be well suited to this post as there will be up to 8 team members to manage and develop.

How to apply for Head of Programmes role:

If the above role description sounds of interest and you feel like you meet the criteria; please apply immediately or for further information, please contact Syed at Contact us for a full JD and informal discussion. Early applications are encouraged as we will be reviewing on a rolling basis.

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