£50k - 60k per year
020 7820 7328
4 days ago
07 December 2018
09 November 2018
An international human rights charity are looking for a Programmes Director to lead the development, planning and implementation of international programmes in conjunction with the Chairs of the thematic Committees and lead on liaison with the international centres and regional networks. The role will also provide leadership in cross organisational planning, reporting and learning and will deputise for the Executive Director.
The International Programmes Director's role will comprise of both organisational and regional (international) programme responsibilities.
-Provide support to the international board on issues of compliance, risk, strategic planning and fundraising
-Strategic development and delivery of international programmes
-Liaison with the regional networks to ensure the delivery of the regional programmes including monitoring of programme expenditure and ongoing monitoring and evaluation.
-Lead responsibility for the capacity-building and development of existing Centres.
-Lead responsibility for the development of new International Centres.
-Regular reporting to the Board of International arm regarding these responsibilities.
Keeping abreast with developments in the regional and thematic areas covered by the post to ensure that the charity's strategy is fully informed.
-Developing contacts with other organisations and individuals working in related fields to inform the strategic development of programmes.
-To have an awareness of political and cultural sensitivities and ensure that these are considered during all strategic discussions and development of programmes.
-Provide project management expertise, support and advice to Committees.
-To manage the thematic Committee meetings and conferences with the Chairs
-Working alongside the Executive Director and the Senior Management Team in developing co-ordinated strategies and programmes.
-Establishing and overseeing consultative relations with all Centres and members, acting as a contact point for queries from the membership, staff and other stakeholders
-Line management of the Programmes Officer and other posts that may be developed further to the securing of funding.
-To prepare and agree organisational work-plans, budgets, schedules, priority setting, monitoring, project proposals.
-To manage budgets, maintain financial records and to agree and take part in evaluation systems.
-To deputise for the Executive Director
-With the Executive Director, lead fundraising responsibility for International charity, strategic planning and programme monitoring, evaluation and reporting to funders
Skills and Experience required:
-Experience of managing committees, supporting the development of priorities and plans.
-Experience of the development of strategy in an international capacity.
-Demonstrated ability to implement programmes at an international level, including planning, monitoring, evaluation and use of project management tools.
-Monitoring, evaluation and the use of project management tools.
-Experience in drafting project plans, progress reports and final reports for organisational and funder requirements as appropriate.
-Drafting, overseeing the delivery and monitoring of significant budgets.
-Ability to write clear and concise reports, competency in French or Spanish would be an advantage.
-Experience of negotiation and ability to communicate effectively within a large and culturally diverse organization.
-Understanding of managerial role and responsibilities, including ability to accept responsibility for the overall work of the programmes.
-Experience of providing leadership, motivation support and direction, and assessing progress/performance to enable staff of diverse backgrounds and personal styles to achieve organizational goals and their potential.
-Ability to think creatively and strategically, identify fresh approaches and work flexibly.
-An ability and experience of working in a multi-cultural environment.
-Ability to maintain a network of external contacts in related fields
-Good understanding of how a campaigning or voluntary membership organization works.
-Knowledge of and exposure to civil society, non-governmental institutions working internationally