Current Job Opportunities:
We currently have an exciting opening to work with Plan for Peace.
We are looking for a positive committed peacebuilding professional to lead our innovative programming and to grow a program team that creates real change to how conflict transformation is understood, applied and invested in across sectors.
This position is funded by The National Lottery Community Fund.
Position: Programme Development Manager
Location: Home based with flexible working
Hours: Full-time position, 37.5 hours per week
Salary: £50,000 – £60,000
Benefits: 28 days’ holiday pro rata, employer contributed pension scheme, flexible working, home-based working
Working closely with the CEO, the Programme Development Manager will play a key role in growing the charity and its sister entity’s programming work during an exciting period of scale up and organisational growth.
Leadership and Management
- Lead and implement new initiatives and projects in line with strategic goals
- Lead a team of consultants to ensure effective project management
Fundraising and finance
- Engage funders and the private/corporate sector as partners
- Contribute to fundraising and ensure the fundraising efforts and programme development secure quality results.
- Oversee program budgets
Programming and external relations
- Design, start up, and oversee new projects
- Develop trusted networks of influence and collaboration, building strong and dynamic relationships with partners, potential and actual donors
- Lead and organise external events to engage partners and stakeholders on key issues
- Represent the organisation in peacebuilding forums
- Ensure all programming are in line with policies and practise
- Set in place a robust Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MEL) framework to support adaptation, learning and capturing of results across all programming
- Gather learning, adaptations and results, to disseminate widely
As Programme Development Manager, you will be comfortable working independently from home as well as part of a team.
You are self-motivated and find that your personal values align with the charity’s values.
You will have:
- Experience and skills in fundraising, project cycle management, and MEL
- Experience securing diversified funding for quality peacebuilding programming
- Experience in social cohesion, peacebuilding and conflict transformation work
- Master degree in relevant subject, preferably peace and conflict related studies
- Proven results in leadership, management and building diverse teams
You will be an effective communicator and team player who is skilled in supporting and maintaining professional relationships and skilled in implementing and actualising new forward thinking ideas. You will have the ability to work as part of a team yet be self-motivated.
Technical competence – MS Office Suite proficient (Outlook, Word, Excel, and Powerpoint), Google Suites, and Zoom.
You will be asked to submit your CV and a cover letter outlining how you meet the requirements of the role. See here for application details.