Program Manager

£50,000 - £55,000 per annum
05 Jun 2018
18 Jun 2018
Full Time
Contract Type


Program Manager

£50- £55k per annum + Generous benefits

Flexible work location

The Organisation:

Ten years ago, the idea of public registers of beneficial ownership was a campaigner's long-shot. Now, with governments across the world committed to collecting and publishing information on the people who really own companies, OpenOwnership are making it a reality. Backed by DFID, OpenOwnership is poised to take its tools and support into the mainstream and deliver its first two-year strategy. At this critical moment, we are seeking a Program Manager to take the lead on delivering our technical assistance programs and building new strategic partnerships.You will join a small distributed team, taking on a range of responsibilities from project management to community building and research. We're a fast-paced startup, so be ready to pitch in, work some non-standard hours, and travel internationally (up to 30% of the time). If you enjoy learning, variety and excitement in your work you will be particularly well-suited for our team.


The Role:

Reporting to OpenOwnership's Project Lead and interfacing directly with members of the Steering Group, you will work with the Project Lead and Product Owner to deliver OpenOwnership's pilot program and build and support new, transformative partnerships. The role offers an opportunity to drive and shape work with the potential for real impact on anti- corruption and corporate transparency.

Key areas of responsibility include:

Manage and deliver OpenOwnership's pilot program supporting national governments, international institutions, and companies to publish high-quality beneficial ownership data.

Build partnerships - engaging key partners and seeking out opportunities to represent OpenOwnership: promoting our technical assistance and tools and building the field of data publishers and users.

Manage one-to-one technical assistance to data publishers, including by working with Open Data Services Co-operative (ODSC), OpenOwnership's partner for developing the Beneficial Ownership Data Standard, and the B Team, who are leading OpenOwnership's private sector engagement.

Overall program support including working with the Project Lead to convene working groups, events, and trainings. This will include drafting reports, strategic communications and briefings and you will be a source of knowledge on beneficial ownership transparency and OpenOwnership's tools and support.


The Person:

You will be a great fit if you enjoy building expertise and relationships, and are a keen networker. Entrepreneurial, ambitious, and strategic you will have experience of leading social change programs in line with a broader strategy. Able to demonstrate success in delivering mission impact, you will be a top notch communicator and problem solver with demonstrable experience working with high-level stakeholders in government, international institutions, and the private sector.

We are a women-led team and strongly encourage other women and individuals from marginalized communities to apply.

To Apply:

Please upload your cover letter and CV as a single Word document.

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