Job Title: Programmes & Partnerships Managers
Organisation: Embrace the Middle East
Location: Amersham, United Kingdom
Closing Date: 25 September 2020
Salary: £32,000 – £36,000 per annum
Contract Type: Fixed Term
Working Pattern: Full Time
Sponsors international candidates? Not Stated
Working as part of a close-knit programmes and partnerships team, you will support, encourage and enable local Christian organisations to bring hope and lasting change to some of the poorest and most marginalised people living in the Middle East. Walking and working with them as they deliver high-impact programmes to benefit communities in need of assistance - helping them to realise their God-given potential.
Role and Responsibilities
1. To strengthen, develop and manage relationships with a varied portfolio of local partner organisations and churches. This will fall into three broad streams of work:
Project development and grant management
Organisational strengthening and capacity development
Due diligence and monitoring
2. Play a strong supporting role within the team, in the development and dissemination of Embrace’s key engagement and advocacy messages.
3. Work closely with the Communications and Public Engagement teams to share real stories from the Middle East, advocacy messages and the impact of our partners’ work.
4. Other relevant duties, as required.
Please see the full list of tasks in the attached job description.
Experience, Skills and Qualifications
University degree or equivalent (eg. significant practical experience)
Experience of managing locally-owned programmes, demonstrating an ability to support the development of high-impact projects and analyse narrative and financial reports.
Experience in capacity development of small NGOs including identifying needs and providing support.
Proven ability to understand and advise on the challenges that small development organisations and/or INGOs face when working in the Middle East.
Experience of monitoring of projects in the field and/or at a distance to monitor and evaluate project success.
Knowledge of Monitoring Evaluation, Accountability and Learning (MEAL)
Proven organisational and administrative skills.
First-hand knowledge of the development issues in at least one Embrace target country
Cultural awareness of the Middle East and/or experience of the issues of the region
Proven ability of successfully applying for funds from institutional sources
Proven ability of planning and carrying out training sessions for adults
Experience of the advocacy, campaigning and policy arenas
Experience of having visited the Middle East or having lived/worked in the region
Experience of working in or with a faith-based organisation
Working knowledge of Arabic and/or French
To apply for this role, kindly send through a completed application form (attached) to email@example.com attaching a covering letter outlining your suitability and your motivation for the role.
We aim to contact all candidates either before or shortly after the closing date for applications. Full job details on site.
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