Regional Programmes Manager (South Asia)

Muslim Aid
£40,000
Closing date: 22 June 2019
Job Type: Paid
Location: London
To provide overall supervision & management support to Muslim Aid Country Offices and partners in the South Asia region to deliver high quality sustainable development programmes.

Title: Regional Programmes Manager (South Asia)

Employment Type: 3 Years Fixed-Term

Contract Type: Full Time

Hours per Week: 35

Salary: Up to £40,000

Location: London

Application Deadline: 23/06/2019

Who we are:

Muslim Aid is a British, faith-based international development organisation that provides support to communities around the world affected by disasters, conflict or endemic poverty without regard to their social, religious, or ethnic background.

What you’ll be doing:

The Regional Programmes Manager role is a key role responsible for providing overall supervision and management support to Muslim Aid Country Offices and partners in the South Asia region to deliver high quality sustainable development programmes in line with the organisational Strategic Plan and Accountability Framework.

The key responsibilities of this role will include:

  • The provision of relevant technical and management advice and support to Muslim Aid country offices.
  • Ensuring country offices are effectively and efficiently implementing, monitoring and evaluating programme activities in compliance with Muslim Aid’s strategy and budget as well as recognised international standards.
  • Assisting the Country Directors/Coordinators in placing Muslim Aid as a key development partner of choice for Governments, NGOs, donors and civil society in their respective countries.

Other key responsibilities include:

  • Building and expanding strategic partnerships, in particular with donors and other development partners.
  • Increasing the size, scope and quality of programmes implemented to reach the poorest, marginalised and underserved populations.
  • Regular travel throughout the region.
  • Linking closely with colleagues delivering emergency response, Rainbow Family and other Muslim Aid programmes in the region.

Who we are looking for:

You will be an exceptional, experienced and qualified (post-graduate) International Development professional with senior distance management experience. As well as internal stakeholder management you will have proven experience of building strong relationships at the highest levels with development partners.

You will have extensive experience of managing and facilitating projects within the South Asia Region and of strengthening capability across country teams in that region. In particular, you will have policy or leadership skills in one of Muslim Aid’s thematic areas of work (livelihoods and microfinance, health, education and WASH).

Why you should apply:

If you are self-motivated, with the ability to work with a high degree of autonomy this role is an exciting opportunity for an ambitious Regional Programmes Manager to be able to lead on, build and develop the South Asia region. You will be joining a supportive, highly-skilled, passionate organisation as a specialist in your field.

How to apply

To apply please submit your cover letter (no more than 1 page) and CV to [email protected]

Muslim Aid’s recruitment and selection procedures reflect our commitment to the safety and protection of children and vulnerable adults in our care/employment. Successful candidates will be expected to undergo a DBS check (Basic, Standard or Enhanced depending on the role). In addition, all successful candidates for finance roles will undergo an Experian Credit Check.

Region: London and the southeast
Location: London
Sector: Projects and programmes

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