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Jobs

Programmes Coordinator (Africa)

Title

Programmes Coordinator (Africa)

Employment Type

Permanent

Contract Type

Full Time

Hours per Week

35

Salary

£27,000 - £34,000

Location

London

Application Deadline

20/08/2018

Working in over 70 countries across Africa, Asia and Europe, Muslim Aid is striving to help the poor overcome the suffering endured due to natural disasters and lack of life's basic necessities. We work with all in need, regardless of their race, religion, gender, nationality or political opinion. Whilst responding to emergencies is one of our major priorities, we also work on strategic programmes to eliminate poverty.

The International Programmes Directorate leads Muslim Aid on the socio-economic and humanitarian needs of vulnerable people through capacity building, technical and programme support.  The Programmes team is specifically responsible for the management of medium to long term programmes in the Africa, Middle East, South and South East Asia regions.

You will provide support to the Country Offices in your region in delivering effective programmes on time and on budget and aligned with the Muslim Aid Global Strategic Plan as well as the Country Strategic Plan and annual Work Plan Budget.  You will be involved in every aspect of the programme cycle from development to implementation, communication, analysis and reporting and MEAL (Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability, learning).  Elements of your role will require you to support the capacity building of skills of our Country Office staff. 

We are looking for a strong programmes focused individual who has specialised in one of the following areas: livelihoods, education and MNCH in the Africa region.  You will need to have proven experience the development and implementation of projects with specific emphasis on monitoring and evaluation.  You will need to be skilled with managing at a distance.  You will need to have a thirst for wanting to make a difference in the world. 

This is a challenging role as Muslim Aid has recently undergone a restructure and we are looking to strengthen our capacity in the specialisms above.  If you feel that you have what this and you want to make a difference, please send a covering letter (no more than 1 page) explaining how you meet the criteria for the role together with your CV to Recruitment@muslimaid.org.