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East Africa Senior Programme Manager

Reference number: 42910

Title: East Africa Senior Programme Manager

Hours: Full or part time, 3 to 5 days per week.

Location: King's Cross, London

Contract type: Fixed Term

Closing date: Monday 22 October 2018

Salary: £36,955 to £39,452 per annum, pro-rata (Inc. London Allowance)

Interview date: W/C 29/10/2018

To start: To be discussed at interview

About the role

Sense International are looking for a motivated and dedicated individual to join our team in King's Cross, London as a Senior Programme Manager for East Africa. This role can be a full or a part time role, depending on the successful individual, working between 3 and 5 days a week (22.5 - 37.5 hours per week). This is a fixed term, maternity cover position for 9 months.

This role will support the management of Sense International programmes in Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania. You will be responsible for supporting East African country teams with programme, grant and financial management, resource mobilisation, advocacy, programme innovation and quality assurance, as well as implementation of best practice policies. Additionally, you will work across the whole Sense International family as a specialist MEAL adviser.

About you

We are looking for an experienced individual with strong skills in international programme management. You will be familiar with working in an international organisation with team members from around the world and will ideally bring experience of East Africa. You will demonstrate excellent communication skills, and specialist knowledge of MEAL. You will join a small, busy team delivering transformative opportunities to some of the most marginalised.

The job holder for this role will be employed by Sense and must therefore ensure that they have the legal right to work within the UK.

For more information about the role contact Arabella Robbins via arabella.robbins@sense.org.uk

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.

To apply

Please visit the Sense Jobs website to learn more about the East Africa Senior Programme Manager role and download the job description and job guidelines.

First published: Thursday 13 November 2014
Last updated: Tuesday 9 October 2018