Senior Manager - Multi-Country Projects at ActionAid International

Senior Manager - Multi-Country Projects
£45,184 - £46,551pa
12 Month Fixed Term Contract with possibility of extension
Central London
Do you want to make a difference and positively impact the lives of some of the world’s poorest people? If so join us and use your knowledge of large government funded multi-country projects to drive change.
We are ActionAid, a leading international charity. We support women and children in extreme poverty. We fight for their rights and for lasting change. Help make it happen.
As a Senior Manager you will work with our Head of Programme Funding to provide senior oversight of Multi-Country projects, predominantly with a Women’s Rights focus, funded by institutional donors and under contract with AAUK. You will provide overall project management oversight/coordination, support for up to four multi-country projects and encourage good practice.
This will include supporting the project management teams and country staff to contract manage to a high standard, delivering monitoring and evaluation as well as timely donor reporting. We will look to you to communicate learning across the organisation to inform programming and support partnership work with UK donor partners. You will also champion our Women’s Rights programme work in relevant external forums/networks.
You must have extensive knowledge of UK institutional donors and their compliance requirements, proven experience overseeing and managing large complex grants and a good understanding in Women’s Rights programme design, project cycle, development and implementation.  A strong project manager who is effective at motivating and mentoring others you will possess strong communication and negotiation skills as well as the flexibility to travel overseas for short periods.
If you have the abilities and experience to help us become more effective please apply online via the link.
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