Programme Support Officer

NFP People
£26069 Per Annum
Closing date
30 Oct 2019

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Fundraising, Campaigning
Full Time
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We have an excellent opportunity for a proactive and resourceful individual to gain experience in international development, joining our client as a Programme Support Officer.

Position: Programme Support Officer

Location: Based in Sidmouth, Devon – “an area of outstanding natural beauty”

Hours: Full-time 35 hours per week

Salary: £26,069 per annum

Contract: Permanent

Benefits: Generous annual leave, pension scheme, Healthshield plan, confidential counselling service, subsidised restaurant, free parking, enhanced maternity/paternity benefits, Life Assurance Scheme, 31 day’s holiday per year, inclusive of the 8 statutory public holidays. This increases by one day each year until a maximum of 34 days is reached.

Closing Date: 30th October

The Programme Support Officer will work closely to support the Head of Programme Support to ensure internal capacities, competencies and resources are in place for the effective delivery of the global programme of donkey welfare activities.

The Role

The Programme Support Officer will be assigned as the support officer for a specific region and along with a team of other support officers working together to ensure that the needs of teams across the organisation (including those located in regional hubs, Communications, Content, Advocacy and Fundraising teams) are met, so powerful campaigns can be delivered to stakeholders including media contacts and influencers, supporters and other key stakeholders.

About You

The ability to develop and maintain excellent collaborative relationships with internal and external stakeholders is essential, as are:


  • Excellent communication and organisational skills
  • The ability to maintain a high level of accuracy and attention to detail while dealing with a diverse number of tasks and multiple deadlines.


Flexibility will be required for overseas travel. A second language, preferably French or Spanish, is also desirable.

If you feel you have the qualities, skills and experience to fulfil this varied, rewarding and vital role… then we would love to hear from you!

In return…

You can be part of an evolving program of change taking place within a leading charity working in an area of outstanding natural beauty. With amazing benefits and opportunities to develop you career, you can really make a difference in a fulfilling and rewarding role.

About the Organisation

The charity is one of the UK’s largest international animal welfare charities, currently supporting projects in over 35 countries worldwide. They are working for a world where donkeys and mules live free from suffering and their contribution to humanity is fully valued.

“The Sanctuary is a positive place to work with friendly staff and a wonderful charity. With amazing work throughout the world, once you join you never want to leave!”

Our client is a Disability Confident Employer. They are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of vulnerable people (children and adults) and expects all staff and volunteers to undertake this commitment. Applicants will be subject to safer recruitment processes, including an application for a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check where required for the post.

You may also have experience as Programme Officer, Programme Support, Programme Coordinator

We are Not-For-Profit People.

We recruit exclusively for organisations in the challenging Not-For-Profit sector. We’re fully behind the charities and bodies that aim to change the world – one project at a time. Whether you’re seeking exceptional leaders, committed staff or a combination of the two, you probably want to know exactly how we’re different and why it matters to you. We don’t do business as usual. We deliver a recruitment solution that replaces clunky, costly, contracted processes with a single, seamless solution.

Contact Us
  • 6 West Street
  • Olney
  • MK46 5HR
  • GB
  • 01234 815658
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