Improving the lives of children affected by HIV & AIDS

Programme Manager Recruitment

We are now seeking to recruit a Programme Manager, who will manage the partner reporting and accountability process, provide support to partner evaluation and development and organise/facilitate in country partner meetings. S/he will also contribute substantially to the selection of potential new partners and assessment of proposals.

The successful applicant will have relevant experience, at management levels, in civil society initiatives in Africa, especially those linked with HIV and AIDS and have excellent written and spoken communication skills. A more detailed set of specifications is available below. 

The work will involve oversight of partner reporting and feedback, substantial contribution to impact evaluation processes and inputs to new partner identification and proposal assessment at various levels. The Programme Manager will also be a member of our distance-based management team. Partner and grant operations are administered by a small team based in Cardiff, UK with leadership partly located in Zambia.

The Programme Manager will be expected to undertake several trips per annum both to our partners within the region and the UK, sometimes up to 3 weeks per trip.

Our preference is to appoint someone living in one of the countries where we support partners (Zimbabwe, Malawi, Zambia, Mozambique, Tanzania and Kenya) who can work from home or a shared local office, using Skype and email as the daily mode of operation to link with the Cardiff & Zambian offices. Candidates based within the UK will also be considered.

This appointment will be initially for one year and renewable by mutual agreement. Salary will be appropriate and competitive. The post can be discussed as either a full or part time role.

Interested candidates should apply to James Macmillan ( with a letter expressing their interest in this role, a full CV and 2 referees who can be contacted directly.

Applications must be received by 5pm on Tuesday, 15th September 2015.


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