Programme Officer - Mercy Corps, Edinburgh

Closing date:  20 Dec 2011

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Mercy Corps Scotland Programme Officer

Salary: £28,173 Location: European Headquarters, Edinburgh

Mercy Corps helps people in the world’s toughest places turn the crises of natural disaster, poverty and conflict into opportunities for progress. Driven by local needs, our programmes provide communities with the tools and support they need to transform their own lives. Our worldwide team of 3,700 professionals is improving the lives of 19 million people through programmes and partnerships in more than 40 countries.

We are currently seeking an experienced Programme Officer to join the Programmes Department to obtain grant funding and manage and support projects efficiently, developing our portfolio of a diverse range of programmes worldwide.

The successful candidate will have a Masters Degree in a relevant discipline plus previous experience of working within the international development sector overseas and/or in a relevant HQ position. S/he must be comfortable to travel frequently to developing and insecure areas.
How to apply: 
Application by CV and covering letter to Kim Meikle, HR Assistant, Mercy Corps Scotland, 40 Sciennes, Edinburgh EH9 1NJ or email