Leonard Cheshire Disability Vacancy: Head of International Programmes - London, United Kingdom

Head of International Programmes

£49,000 to £57,000 per annum

Full time, 35 hours per week

Head office, Vauxhall, London

Leonard Cheshire Disability (LCD)is the UK’s leading charity supporting thousands of disabled people worldwide. We have over 7,500 employees and a vast volunteer network. For over 65 years, we have supported disabled people in many different ways, and currently provide care in people’s own homes, supported living, residential homes, day centres and through respite services.

Our international department runs education and livelihoods projects, campaigns globally for the rights of persons with disabilities and carries out research at the Disability and Inclusive Development Centre at University College London.

As the head of international programmes, you will:
  • Provide leadership, technical, programme and management support to LCD’s programmes in the Africa and Asia Regions. 
  • Be responsible for delivering the organisational and departmental strategic objectives, and for the development of programmes consistent with LCD’s mission, values, strategy and goals for each respective region. 
  • Ensure financial control within the Africa and Asia regions according to the approved annual budgets and plans in collaboration with the finance manager. 
  • Promote the development of delivery partners including members of the Global Alliance and support the Leonard Cheshire Regional Councils and National Councils.
  • Provide guidance and support for fundraising for the Asia and Africa regions.
This post will require travel overseas.
Leonard Cheshire Disability welcomes applications from all sections of the community. A satisfactory disclosures check is required for this post.

To apply please visit HERE and search for reference LCD3231. If you do not have internet access, please contact 08458 720 332, option 1, quoting the reference number.

Closing date: Thursday 26 June 2014.
Interview date: Friday 11 July 2014.