Salary: Between £32,000 and £37,000 per annum, including London Allowance
Based: London, Waterloo
Closing date for applications: 8am, Monday 07 January 2019
Christian Aid envisions and works toward a world where everyone has fulness of life.
Christian Aid has been working with partners for more than three decades in Angola, contributing to more justice in the use of power at all levels, for inclusive peace and sustainable development.
About the role
Working within the Angola team, the primary purpose of this role is to contribute to the progress of the country programme towards its strategic goals, especially through supporting, managing, developing and evaluating Christian Aid Angola’s partnerships.
You will be working with partners across the region; planning, resourcing and managing intervention jointly with partners and allies, in country and in the distance; support partners’ and programme’s communication, networking and links; managing opportunities and risks; developing knowledge; scanning the horizon for new resourcing; lead on monitoring, reflection and evaluation, creating conditions so that learning is fed into programme decision-making; and contributing to sharing the learning effectively.
You will also contribute to the development of Christian Aid policies and strategies; and engage with and promote fundraising. There will be travel, and longer stays in country are required.
The successful candidate will have: Excellent Portuguese and English; Significant experience in international development; Direct experience of programme and advocacy work and of supporting partners’ capacity development; Familiarity with programme cycle management, approaches and tools, including participatory planning, monitoring and evaluation; Good knowledge of institutional donors.
You will need to demonstrate understanding of financial controls and procedures.
You should possess a degree in relevant discipline or equivalent.
It is desirable that the successful candidate also has: a post-graduation in a relevant field or other relevant qualification; knowledge and experience of incorporation of power and gender analysis and action, rights-based approaches and participatory methodologies into partners’ and own work; and understanding of human rights, conflict transformation and peace building work.
This role requires applicants to have the right to work in the country where this position is based.
We value diversity and aspire to reflect this in our workforce. We welcome applications from people from all sections of the community, irrespective of race, colour, gender, age, disability, sexual orientation, religion or beliefs.
You can expect a wide range of rewards and benefits, including a generous holiday allowance, and flexibility that will ensure you enjoy a good work/life balance.
As part of your application you will be asked to demonstrate your suitability by giving answers to the following questions:
Tell us about a time when you actively consulted with others to ensure that you understood their needs or goals before taking action.
Please give an example of a time when you had to say no to another colleague or team because of other priorities, while acknowledging their needs.
Please tell us about a time when you took action to address gaps in your own knowledge and skills without being prompted.
We have more than 70 years’ experience of working in partnership to support communities to thrive. We tackle the root causes of poverty so that women, men and children the world over are strengthened against future knocks. And if disasters happen, we get people the help they want straight away.