Programme Manager, Middle East Secure Livelihoods - Christian Aid, London

Closing date:  16 Nov 2011

Job title: Middle East secure livelihoods programme manager Salary: £36,263 - £40,553 (incl London allowance) Based: London, Waterloo Closing date: 12 noon GMT, Wednesday 16 November 2011

You will lead and develop Christian Aid’s Secure Livelihoods Programme in the Middle East (including Egypt, the occupied Palestinian territory and Iraq), ensuring a cohesive regional approach and maintaining strong links between programme, advocacy and communications.

You will develop the partner and project portfolio in the region with responsibility for all aspects of the programme cycle and for budgets and funding, co-ordinating across Christian Aid and with external organisations.

You are educated to degree level with substantial experience of livelihoods programming, you have a strong understanding of the drivers of poverty and its eradication in the Middle East context and are confident in working in partnership with civil society and church-based/ecumenical organisations. A strategic thinker, you have a strong track record in bringing innovative approaches to programme development in rapidly changing contexts.

We value the contribution each person makes to the success of our organisation. That’s why you can expect a wide range of rewards and benefits, including a generous holiday allowance, a season ticket loan, and flexibility that will ensure you enjoy a good work/life balance.

As this post is UK based, non-EC nationals will require current and valid permission to work in the UK.

To apply for this post, Please Download An Application Pack From and email your completed UK & Ireland form to: (quoting the reference number). Alternatively, your completed application form can be printed out and posted to us at:

Christian Aid 35 Lower Marsh Waterloo London SE1 7RT

Please note CVs will not be accepted.

Job reference: 217/LJ Closing date for applications: 12 noon GMT, Wednesday 16 November 2011 Interview date: Friday 25 November 2011 (provisional)

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