Programme Development Manager

Harris Hill
£40k - 55k per year
Closing date
3 Oct 2019
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Harris Hill is delighted to be assisting to recruit a new Program Development Manager based in London, for an international charity.

Location: London, will also consider any candidates in Washington DC
Salary: . £40,000 - 55,000
Contract: 2 year fixed term (could consider a permanent contract)

This role will require extensive travel to the field (up to 60%)

The organisation seeks an entrepreneurial business development professional to work collaboratively with the Regional Director/s, country teams and with a direct senior-level reporting line to the Director of Program Development, will thrive in an entrepreneurial senior team dedicated to building high-impact programming. The successful candidate will be creative and relentless, driving results that will fuel the desired strategy.

Key responsibilities will include:
-Maintain regular engagement with donors, international organizations, national governments, foundations,
etc., to track donor trends and priorities and inform HQ of upcoming program priorities.
-Maintain outreach with relevant international and local NGOs as well as private sector firms in order to facilitate partnerships needed for program development opportunities.
-Contribute to program design, for solicited and unsolicited programs, and for pilot and full-scale programs.
-Where proposals are pending with donor agencies, meet with donor officers to ensure program plans represent a good fit with donor objectives.
-Build the capacity of regional and country teams in program development.
-Support building the PD Consultant Roster, identifying potential technical and non-technical individuals to be hired on a short-term basis.
-Undertake travel as required in the pursuit of the above tasks.

In order to apply for this position, you should have the following skills and experience:
-Demonstrated ability to write clearly, insightfully and persuasively on tight deadlines.
-An outstanding ability to track donor trends that contribute to business development outcomes.
-Masters degree in international relations, business administration or other relevant field
-Substantial experience INGO context, previous work experience with DFID, EU, ECHO, USAID required.
-Proven success in grant writing, net-working and liaising with field and HQ staff when necessary
-Participate in the preparation of funding proposals, including leading proposal writing efforts as well as costing efforts;

If you would like to receive a full job specification for this role or have a confidential conversation, please send your CV to or call Harriet at Harris Hill on 0207 820 7328.

Closing date for applications: ASAP with applications reviewed as and when

If you have these skills then please send me your up to date CV. Please note that only suitable candidates will be contacted with further information.

Harris Hill has been providing the Charity and Not-for-Profit sector with high quality recruitment solutions for over 27 years. In the past year we have worked on more than 3,000 charity vacancies (approximately 2,000 permanent and 1,000 temporary) and are continuing to grow, developing new teams to respond to the strong demand for specialist charity professionals.

Our teams focus on specific functions within charities including Fundraising, Marketing/PR/Digital, Data Management & Business Support, Finance, Human Resources, Temporary and Executive-level roles.

We are committed to delivering a level of excellence to both candidates and clients alike and have an unrivalled reputation for finding talented people their ideal charity jobs within the UK's leading national and international charities and non-profit organisations.

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