Programme Director, Smart Peace - Camden, London, United Kingdom,

Full-time (37.5 hours) Fixed-term contract until 31 August 2022. London-based, with occasional international travel Salary: £48,558.68 plus 9% employer pension contribution Closing date: 9.00am UK time 8 October 2018 Interviews: weeks commencing 22 and 29 October 2018 We are seeking an experienced Programme Director to manage a significant four year UK Aid Connect-funded innovative programme of conflict resolution, in partnership with International Crisis Group, the Centre for Humanitarian Dialogue, The Asia Foundation, ETH Zurich, Behavioural Insights Team and Chatham House. The programme will deliver innovative The Smart Peace programme combines the expertise of consortium members to address the challenges of building sustainable peace in some of world's most fragile states. It focuses on innovative approaches to peacebuilding in the Central African Republic, Nigeria and Myanmar. The postholder will lead the operational development, coordination, implementation and resourcing, and play a significant role in the strategic development of Smart Peace. They will be responsible for convening the cross-consortium Steering Committee; guiding the process for allocation and monitoring of the four year budget, and for ensuring that the programme delivers its expected results. They will be the primary point of contact for the consortium partners undertaking this programme of work, and will manage day-to-day and strategic relationships with the donor. Essential experience: Significant experience designing and implementing international development or peacebuilding projects, including programme design, budget development, programme implementation, monitoring, evaluation and reporting. Significant financial management, including experience preparing and managing annual budgets of at least £1 million. Experience of setting and monitoring budgets of other teams or organisations; forecasting and internal and external financial reporting. Experience of working in partnership with other international or national organisations (particularly but not limited to NGOs), including experience of coordination and joint planning and monitoring. Experience leading a consortium project, or having worked within a consortia. Significant experience of leading a government funding programme and liaising closely with a government donor, including relationship management, programme development and narrative and budget reporting. Practical experience of successfully implementing projects in difficult social and political situations or conflict contexts. Significant experience of working alongside research or evaluation personnel, setting clear objectives for learning and adapting programming in response to evidence. Experience of and sensitivity to communicating with multicultural and diverse audiences, and experience in developing and delivery external communication. Experience of line managing staff, including task management, performance management and personal development. Experience of working in environments affected by conflict. Experience of undertaking hostile environment training, or willingness to undertake hostile environment training.