Programme Manager - London

Location: 
London, UK
Contract type: 
Permanent
Salary: 
Starting salary from £32,000 per annum
Closing date: 
Sunday, 29 January, 2017
We are seeking a Programme Manager to join our Programme Management team. The successful candidate will be responsible for managing a range of long and short term projects, and supporting consultants to undertake work for a wide range of clients. Some overseas travel will be required.
Responsibilities: 

This position will manage a portfolio reproductive, maternal, newborn, child and adolescent health and health systems strengthening programmes in developing countries, subject to potential change as Options secures future contracts.

Person specification: 

You will have a proven project management track record in international development. You will have experience of building successful relationships with clients, collaborators and consultants; supporting technical development, ensuring financial viability and negotiating contracts. Knowledge of current international health issues would be an advantage, in particular of reproductive health, maternal and child health, social development and violence against women and girls. A confident self-starter, you will have excellent communication skills, an eye for detail, and the ability to work in a fast-moving and complex environment. You will need to have strong financial management skills with good business acumen and ability to think strategically.

Benefits: 

We offer a comprehensive benefits package including generous annual leave allowance, season ticket loan, childcare vouchers, cycle to work scheme and a performance related bonus scheme.

Application process: 
  • To apply, please send your CV and cover letter with a summary of your skills and experience to Jessica Conrad at opportunities@options.co.uk. Candidates should state the role in the subject header.
  • Closing date for applications is: 29th January 2017
  • Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted for interview.
Other information: 

Options is an equal opportunities employer

Overseas candidates require a valid UK work permit

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