Islamic Relief Programme Development Lead Job in Kenya

Islamic Relief Worldwide
Charity Reg: 328158

Islamic Relief is an international relief and development charity, which aims to alleviate the suffering of the world’s poorest people

Programme Development Lead (PDL)

Contract: 1 Year Fixed term (renewable) Ref: PDL/IPD-SA/0712

Location: Various 7 positions, one in each country (Bangladesh, Pakistan, Palestine, Yemen, Kenya, Sudan and West Africa based in Chad)

Salary: £38,500 per annum (Subject to Review)

We are currently recruiting for 7 positions as a Programme Development Lead in various locations. The candidate will report to the Head of Region, and will be responsible for leading a global institutional funding initiative in the respective country.

The Programme Development Lead will be responsible to meet multimillion institutional funding targets for financing the implementation of development programmes. He/She will manage development consultants when required.

The job holder will be responsible for leading the design of long term community based rehabilitation and development programme based on needs assessment he/she led; the role encompasses developing new ways of working that promote best practice at country office level . , ultimately leading to significant increases in successful grant applications.

The successful candidate must have substantial experience of successfully working with NGOs in institutional funding and high quality proposal development as well as excellent negotiation skills. 
The individual should have a background of designing, planning development and humanitarian interventions with international NGOs at senior level and a proven track record of successfully securing multimillion grants from institutional donors sucha as. EC, DFID, ECHO, CIDA, SIDA, AusAid, USAID and World Bank . 
Post graduate degree or equivalent experience in development, humanitarian or relevant field are expected.

Closing date: 8th August 2012

This is an opportunity for a dedicated and highly motivated professional, with a strong commitment to IRW’s values and beliefs. 
If you believe you are the candidate we are looking for, please download the application pack from our website and forward the completed form to on or before the closing date.

Applicants should be sympathetic to the principles of Islamic Relief
Islamic Relief is an equal opportunities employer
Only short-listed candidates will be contacted

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