Senior Programmes Coordinator (Mat Cover)

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Senior Programmes Coordinator (Mat Cover)

Here at Human Appeal we have an exciting opportunity for a Senior Programmes Coordinator (Mat Cover) to join our team based in Cheadle, Greater Manchester. The role will be worked on a hybrid schedule, consisting of 3 days in office and 2 days working from home. You will join us on a full-time basis as part of a 1-year fixed term contract with and in return, you will receive a competitive salary of £32-38k per annum.

Human Appeal is a faith-based charity that aims to abolish poverty by providing humanitarian aid, sustainable development programs and championing advocacy for our beneficiaries worldwide.

As Senior Programmes Coordinator (Mat Cover), the successful candidate will play an integral role in providing oversight of and support to allocated field offices in all operational and financial matters as well as leading on the portfolio management of Human Appeal’s programmatic activities with local partners across the region. We are ideally looking to appoint somebody immediately to this role.

Benefits of joining us as our Senior Programmes Coordinator (Mat Cover) include:
• 35 days Annual Leave
• Matched pension contribution
• Employee discounts and memberships
• Access to wellbeing hub 
• Prayer facilities 
• Opportunity to really make a difference! 

Key duties and responsibilities of the Senior Programmes Coordinator (Mat Cover):
• Work closely with Country Directors to provide management and oversight of FOs (field offices) and to provide guidance and direction for staff and operations in order to develop FO, strengthen, and maximise impact of programmes.
• Develop the capacity of the Programmes department, including contributing to strategy development at a global, regional and country level
• Provide grant management support to FOs/LPs (local partners) including proposal writing and budget and narrative reporting for donor accountability
• Oversee LP performance and delivery of capacity building as-required through calling for regular meetings and progress report which assess project performance against objectives to ensure the partners are capable to implement the project
• Act as the key point of liaison between the institutional funding and strategic partnerships unit at HQ and the FO’s/LPs for efficient project management
• Take responsibility for project management in the allocated countries by working closely and supporting staff in the field/partner offices to ensure appropriate resource allocation (both financial and human) and successful delivery of all projects including large and/or complex projects  
• Ensure the successful delivery of projects through effective monitoring of projects, appropriate management of field staff, and clear evaluation to measure effectiveness of interventions for evidence-based learning and to design new projects.
• Travel to the field to undertake scoping or evaluation missions, meet with team for capacity building, and network with stakeholders including UN agencies and government officials where necessary.
• Monitor trends and developments in relevant policy areas, update internal colleagues of these developments and where relevant influence the direction of these developments in line with Human Appeal priorities
• To be available for HA’s response to humanitarian crises or natural disasters and provide the necessary support to HA departments and FOs/LPs

What we’re looking for in our Senior Programmes Coordinator (Mat Cover):
• Degree educated (ideally to Master’s level) in a related field, such as International Development 
• At least 4 years’ experience working in Programme Coordination at an INGO with at least 1 years’ experience at Senior Coordinator or Manager level 
• Experience working with, and delivering on, bids from high-profile institutional funding bodies including UN, DfiD, GIZ, USAid
• Experience of delivering long-term projects
• Experience of developing Field Office strategy 
• Experience of managing a Field Office response during a disaster
• Experience of managing at least 5 large-scale projects at any one time
• Computer literate and experienced in MS Office Suite. Experience using Salesforce is desirable
• At least 1 additional fluent language pertaining to HA Field Office countries (i.e. Arabic, Bengali, French, Pashto, Urdu, Swahili) is desirable 
• Must be passionate and knowledgeable about the international development sector

This would be an ideal role for an experienced Programmes Coordinator looking to take the next step in their career within the Charity Sector!

We are looking to appoint this role ASAP and will be reviewing applications on a rolling basis so for the best chance of success please click ‘apply’ today to become our Senior Programmes Coordinator (Mat Cover) – we would love to hear from you.

Disclaimer: Please be aware that due to the anticipated quantity of response, we will only be contacting candidates who are shortlisted to interview stage. If you have not been contacted within 4 weeks of your application, please assume that unfortunately you have been unsuccessful this time. 


A Little Bit About Human Appeal…

We have a high staff satisfaction rating of 4.5 out of 5 on Glassdoor! Here’s why:

What our CEO Says:
“We are faith-based but not faith-specific. We have faith in all of humanity and believe we can achieve great things when we work together. So, come and be part of a dynamic global charity where we celebrate our differences, as well as our common humanity” 
Dr Mohamed Ashmawey

What our Staff Say:
“At Human Appeal, each one of us has the opportunity to influence others. If you are prepared to challenge yourself there are no limits, so come and make it happen!”
Simon, Systems and Reporting Manager

“Everyone’s friendly and eager to help. We’re a small team, but everyone has their own thing about them that makes them unique. Someone teaches me something new every day! Everyone is close and we have lunch together. Being a part of Human Appeal is like a second family!” 
Eleanor, Volunteers Assistant

“The reasons I have remained working within the charity sector, and specifically with Human Appeal, is the feeling of contentment. I feel that I am contributing towards a greater cause – I am part of a bigger picture – and I get to meet like-minded people” 
Jahed, Business Analyst

What We Have Achieved So Far This Year:
• We have provided emergency aid to 10,770 of the most vulnerable people across Yemen
• We have supported 1,000 Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh 
• We have provided 300 refugee families in Jordan with essential winter aid
• We have helped 36,643 people to have enough food to break their fast during Ramadan
• We have collected and distributed 21,124 coats to the homeless in the UK
• We have provided 258 families with emergency food packs in Manchester 

COME AND JOIN THE FAMILY – click ‘apply’ today!

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