We support individuals to live, learn and work as independently as they choose, whatever their ability. Led by people with experience of disability, we are at the heart of local life. We open doors to opportunity, choice and support in communities around the globe.
Fixed Term Contract, 12 months
This is an exciting 12 month opportunity for an outstanding individual to lead on Leonard Cheshire’s component of the Girls Education South Sudan (GESS) II programme, which enables social and cultural change to support girls into education.
Leonard Cheshire supports individuals to live, learn and work as independently as they choose, whatever their ability. As one of the world’s leading charities supporting persons with disabilities, we open doors to opportunity, choice and support in communities around the globe through inclusive programmes, advocacy initiatives and academic research.
About the Role
Based in our Kenya (Nairobi) office you will be working with government, local partners, and other key stakeholders in Sudan to design and deliver inclusive programming. You will be responsible for overseeing the management of the project cycle and the global project teams.
You will have extensive experience developing and overseeing Inclusive Education programmes. You will have exceptional programme leadership and management skills and bring experience of managing grants of at least GBP 1M.
We seek candidates with a genuine commitment to the values and ethos of Leonard Cheshire and who are excited by this opportunity to make a difference to the lives of persons with disability and we strongly encourage applications from persons with lived experience of disability.
Leonard Cheshire welcomes applications from all sections of the community, but you must already have the right to work in Kenya and are able to travel to South Sudan.
What we Offer
Interested and qualified? Go to Leonard Cheshire Disability career website on careers.leonardcheshire.org to apply