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  • Posted: May 21, 2020
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    Leonard Cheshire Disability is a charity supporting disabled people in the UK and around the world to fulfil their potential and live the lives they choose. We work for a society in which every person is equally valued. We believe disabled people should have the freedom to live their lives the way they choose. To have the opportunity and support to live i...
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    Technical Project Manager - Inclusive Education (05701)

    About The Role

    It is a very exciting time for Leonard Cheshire’s International Team with an ambitious but well-planned growth strategy beginning to gain momentum. We are looking for a motivated, innovative and positive person to join us on this journey of growth.

    This role will be the lead, to ensure high level delivery, compliance, reporting and innovation, in our forward-thinking programmes that promote inclusive education for persons with disabilities.

    The role will also manage external relationships and programmes budgets, technical experts, workflow and prioritisation as well as monitoring the programme activities for learning dissemination.

    About You

    This is an excellent opportunity for a skilled and motivated, experienced Technical Programme Manager to step up to the next level to join our dynamic team based in Kenya. Reporting to the Senior Programme Manager and liaising with the wider Leonard Cheshire International Team, consortia members, and other external actors, you will ensure the high-level delivery of our Inclusive education programmes.

    You will have experience in leading programmatic performance and delivery. You will have a relevant post graduate qualification along with at least 5 years’ experience in a senior position with an international NGO. You will also have managed disability inclusive programmes and previously worked in a similar context.

    You will bring experience of management of systems and finance functions and have knowledge of donor compliance along with experience of working with major international donors. You will also have strong communication, interpersonal and negotiation skills.

    We are looking for a creative self-starter, with excellent attention to detail, strong organisational, communication and computer skills, and the ability to handle multiple, and varied tasks simultaneously. An understanding of disability issues would be advantageous.

    About Leonard Cheshire

    Leonard Cheshire is one of the world’s leading charities supporting persons with disabilities. We believe that persons with disabilities should have the freedom to live their lives the way they choose – with the opportunity and support to live independently, to contribute economically and to participate fully in society.

    Our international development programmes support children in school and disabled adults into employment across Africa and Asia. We have established local partners in countries of operation whom we have worked with for a number of years. Our ambitious new five-year international strategy aims to enrich lives and promote independence for more than 100,000 people with disabilities across Africa and Asia.

    We seek candidates with a genuine commitment to the values and ethos of Leonard Cheshire who are excited by this opportunity to make a difference to the lives of people with a disability.

    What We Offer

    • Fair and competitive pay rates
    • A generous employer contribution to a company pension scheme or local equivalent
    • Substantial annual leave, with the option to buy or sell leave
    • Medical insurance
    • Travel insurance if you travel with Leonard Cheshire

    Further information

    Leonard Cheshire welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

    As part of our safer recruitment practices, a police check will be required for this role as well as the right to live and work in Kenya.

    Shortlisting for this role may take place as applications are received, therefore we reserve the right to close this vacancy once a suitable candidate has been appointed.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Leonard Cheshire Disability on to apply

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