Head of Programme Support and Learning



Saferworld is an independent non-governmental organisation that works to prevent violent conflict and build safer lives.


We are looking for a Head of Programme Support and Learning to provide ongoing programme development support to Saferworld teams and partners across our country and regional-based programmes; specifically: in the quality, design and execution of their strategies and implementation plans; in their endeavours to achieve effective and lasting change; and in our collective capacity to listen, learn and adapt from evidential experience.


Guided by Saferworld’s overarching strategic objectives, s/he will actively promote and support country and regional teams to internalise and embody Saferworld’s values and principles in what they do. The Head of unit will champion ‘joined-up’ holistic programming, and be responsible for building effective working relationships with heads of region and country representatives, with policy and advocacy teams, as well as with cross-organisational departments.


The Head will have the opportunity to contribute regularly to Saferworld’s strategy development and will be an active member of the organisational management group;


You will have senior level programmes advisory or management experience and an understanding of programme realities in conflict-affected countries. S/he will have high level communication skills, demonstrable ability to think creatively and practically, and the ability to work in a non-partisan and impartial manner.

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Type: Full Time

Application Deadline: 05/26/2019

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