Programme Manager – Capacity Building for Outbreak Response

Are you an experienced Programme Manager that has the ability to implement and coordinate capacity building activities for our NGO partners?

Role: Programme Manager – Capacity Building for Outbreak Response

Hours: Full-time

Salary: £36,000 – £42,000 based on experience

Duration: 18-month fixed term contract (with the possibility of extension)

Location: Remote or Manchester, UK (Hybrid working available)

UK-Med is a frontline medical aid charity. Born of the NHS, we’ve been working for over 30 years towards a world where everyone has the healthcare they need when crises or disasters hit.

The overall aim of UK-Med’s National Capacity Building capability is to work with partners and health staff to strengthen response skills in order to enable health services to be better prepared for emergencies.

The Programme Manager plays an essential role in ensuring that UK-Med delivers high-quality capacity building activities, manages relationships effectively and contributes actively to the strategic direction of the work of the READY Initiative[1]. The Programme Manager works closely with the Head of Learning & Capacity Building on delivering UK-Med’s responsibilities in the READY initiative and in developing strategic direction and vision for UK-Med’s capacity building portfolio in line with our Capacity Building Approach.

The Programme Manager is an experienced humanitarian professional with a wealth of experience in working successfully in consortia, managing complex projects, and delivering quality capacity building training programmes. Furthermore, the Programme manager is passionate about building networks, working directly with partners and is able to see and explore opportunities for collaboration effectively.

To apply:

We strongly recommend that you read the Candidate Information Pack – Programme Manager October, 2022 before applying.

To apply, please submit a current CV and a supporting letter (2 pages) through our online jobs portal.  Your covering letter must include a detailed explanation of your suitability for this post with specific reference to the criteria in the person specification.

Applications must be submitted no later than Friday 18 November 2022.

Applications for work in the UK can only be accepted from people with an existing right to work in the UK.

UK-Med is committed to safeguarding of our personnel and beneficiaries and has a zero tolerance approach to sexual exploitation and abuse.  We conduct thorough vetting before any appointment is confirmed.

UK-Med is committed to the principles of diversity, equality, and inclusion.  We strive to provide an inclusive and supportive environment where employees feel respected and supported to be able to fulfil their potential.

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