Senior Programme Manager

Opportunity International United Kingdom
£36,000 - £39,000
Closing date: 5 March 2018
Job Type: Paid
Location: Oxford
We are recruiting a Senior Programme Manager to manage our Girls Education Challenge Programme being implemented in Uganda

Opportunity International’s vision is a world in which all people have the opportunity to achieve a life free from poverty, with dignity and purpose.

We support local microfinance organisations that provide innovative financial solutions to empower people, create jobs and build vibrant communities. Our products, services and training enable clients to develop businesses, to save and to insure against an uncertain future.

The Senior Programme Manager will be the focal point of Opportunity International’s £2.5 million Girls Education Challenge Programme. Responsible for end to end management of the programme from field implementation, financial management and control, compliance, partnerships management and monitoring, evaluation and learning as well as donor management through the fund manager Price Waterhouse Coopers (PwC) and match donors. The post-holder will be part of the UK Programmes Team based in Oxford



Achieving quality results & service

Managing projects effectively, achieving predefined outcomes in a timely manner. Planned & organised; able to manage expectations and prioritise competing demands from multiple stakeholders. Positive, optimistic and resourceful in dealing with obstacles and with change.

Communicating information effectively

Excellent level of verbal and written communication with stakeholders at all levels. Facilitating appropriate information flow amongst staff and with key stakeholders. Keen negotiation skills.

Building collaborative relationships

Building and promoting constructive internal and external relationships. Confidence and ability to deal diplomatically at all levels including senior management. Strong networking and consortium building skills.


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

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Application notes

The post requires international travel, usually between 2-4 weeks per year.

Applicants must have the right to live and work in the UK 

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Closing date for receiving the applications is Monday 5th March 2018.

Interviews will be held in Oxford week of 12 March 2018. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

Please mention Bond when you apply for this position.