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United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland: Programme Manager - International Disaster Relief

NGO/UN Job Vacancy

Organization: Business in the Community
Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Closing date: 25 Jun 2017

Here at Business in the Community we are passionate about engaging businesses to take action to create a fairer society and a more sustainable future.

We are looking for an experienced Programme Manager with excellent knowledge of international disaster relief and resilience to manage the International Disaster Relief programme as part of our wider International Campaign.

You will be responsible for inspiring and engaging businesses to take action around international disaster relief and resilience. The aim at the heart of this programme is to develop a more engaged business community, in supporting international communities impacted by disaster, to develop engagement with the Global Disaster Relief and Resilience Hub, develop partnerships between business and humanitarian organisations to address international disaster relief and resilience.

Responsibilities will include developing and managing the engagement and partner strategy to increase the private sectors understanding, commitment and action on addressing international disaster relief and resilience. You will build and communicate the business case, identify best practice models, deliver the Award, develop and drive the engagement on this agenda through The Global Disaster Relief and Resilience Hub , identify key insights and learnings, continue to build and communicate the economic case for action and be responsible for the day to day management of DFID funding . A good understanding of the Disaster Management Cycle, international disaster relief and humanitarian aid agencies, project management, communications, and experience of working with DFID or equivalent and managing and reporting, including using log frames, is essential.

This is a multifaceted role which includes campaigning, project management, DFID contract management, events delivery, communications, stakeholder management, and partnership development.

You will have a background in working with business and humanitarian agencies, strong project management experience with a successful record of delivery of projects on time and on budget.

You will also have experience of initiating and developing partnerships with businesses and/or NGOs.
This is a fixed term role until September 2018 - £32,000 per annum
Closing date: Sunday 25th June at Midnight
1st interviews: 6th July 2017
2nd interviews: 10th July 2017

How to apply:

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