Programme Manager, Age & Disability Capacity Programme (ADCAP) Maternity Cover

Programme Manager, Age & Disability Capacity Programme (ADCAP) Maternity Cover

  • Salary is between £37,000 - £39,000 gross per annum based on skills and experience
  • 8.5% employer pension contribution and other benefits
  • Scope for flexible working, including working from home
  • Opportunity to work for a leading humanitarian charity

All candidates must have the existing right to work in the UK

If you're looking to progress your career in a great working environment, please read on.

The organisation

HelpAge International's vision is a world where older people fulfil their potential to lead active, dignified, healthy and secure lives. We are the secretariat of the HelpAge global network, bringing together more than 114 affiliates and 200 partners working with older people in over 50 countries.

HelpAge is the lead agency of the Age & Disability Capacity Programme (ADCAP). The ADCAP programme is funded by DFID and OFDA and is part of the Disasters and Emergencies Preparedness Programme (DEPP), a portfolio of capacity strengthening programmes run by the Start Network. It is delivered by the Age and Disability (A&D) Consortium that also includes Handicap International, CBM, IFRC, RedRUK, Oxford Brookes University and

We are currently seeking to recruit a Programme Manager to support the implementation of this multi-country, multi-agency, collaborative capacity building and mainstreaming programme. This is a maternity leave cover role from Monday 31 July through Friday 2 March 2018, full time.

Key responsibilities

Working in HelpAge International’s London-based humanitarian team, you will work closely with country teams and partners to ensure successful implementation of the programme including monitoring, learning and evaluation activities, in coordination with Age and Disability Consortium members, ensuring that the objectives are completed within the timeframe and budget and in accordance with the contractual requirements.

Essential skills, knowledge and experience expected

The ideal candidate will have substantial experience in humanitarian, emergency or development work, ideally in a management role. You are familiar with humanitarian standards and have experience in advocacy and policy work. Experience of managing multi-agency, multi-stakeholder programmes, including management of partners or subcontractors, preferably in a leadership role, is required. You will have demonstrated competence in complex grant programme management and knowledge of institutional donor compliance requirements (in particular OFDA and DFID), as well as experience in developing proposals for multi-stakeholder, complex projects, and engaging with donors to secure funding.

Please see further details in the job description.

Closing Date: 2 June 2017

Start Date: Monday 31 July

Our employees have a wide range of benefits including 33 days holiday (including bank holidays), life insurance, enhanced maternity and adoption pay, and generous employer pension contribution. We also actively support our staff with a variety of flexible working arrangements to help balance work and home life.

HelpAge International is an equal opportunities employer.

HelpAge International is committed to providing our staff with continuous professional development, flexible working and opportunities to thrive within an inclusive and diverse environment. As part of our commitment to promoting gender diversity, we are a member of the Business in the Community gender campaign