National Programme Development Manager

Posted about 2 years ago by Acre
Contract Type Permanent
Salary Benefits
Sector Volunteer / Charity
Posted about 2 years ago
Apply by Tuesday, 28 February 2017

London with overseas travel, up to 12 weeks a year

Acre is proud to be working with Womankind Worldwide to hire a National Programme Development Manager.

Womankind Worldwide is an independent, women-led feminist organisation and UK based international NGO committed to strengthening women's movements and feminist activism to transform the lives of women. They work to support transformational change in line with their Vision: a just world where the rights of all women are respected, valued and realised.

Working closely with women's rights organisations, activists and leaders of women's movements, the National Programme Development Manager will lead on the development of strategic programmes, enabling them to advance agendas, build momentum and ultimately strengthen their ability to impact women's lives for the better.

Key Responsibilities

  • Collaborate with women's rights organisations, partners, and colleagues to formulate country strategies and operational plans, identify key challenges and opportunities and manage their delivery
  • Contribute to cross organisational learning, and specific monitoring and evaluation framework development and measurement of projects, programmes and partnerships
  • To represent and speak on behalf of Womankind to external audiences and cultivate and maintain good relations with a wide range of organisations, strategic partners and donors
  • Knowledge building and documentation, including contributing to communications

You will oversee 2 direct reports and be a collegiate team player used to contributing within a creative and supportive work environment.

You will have

  • Strong programme management skills with demonstrable experience in designing, implementing and delivering large-scale, complex national programmes with civil society stakeholders, ideally with evidence of translating into an International context
  • Demonstrable experience in strategy development and strategic planning
  • Demonstrable subject matter knowledge and experience around international development, women's rights or civil society movements, coalitions or networks
  • Multiple stakeholder management skills gained from working with consultants, academic institutions, think tanks and other due diligence partners
  • Evidence of external representation, coordination and participation in meetings, conferences, learning events and relevant initiatives
  • Excellent interpersonal communication and writing skills (English)
  • Line management experience is essential

This is a unique opportunity to have a direct impact on shaping a world where women have equal choices, opportunities and rights, globally. If you have the relevant experience above and the drive and passion to succeed in this role then please apply below.


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