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International Consultancy - Strategic Projects Adviser


United Kingdom, 19 August 2014

Background

International Organisation is a marketing focused, results oriented social enterprise. With income / funding of c. £250m we operate large scale, effective and sustainable family planning and reproductive health programmes in some of the world’s poorest countries, in middle income countries and in Europe.

We are one of the largest international family planning organisations in the world. Millions of the world's poorest and most vulnerable women trust Marie Stopes International to provide them with quality family planning and reproductive healthcare.

About the role

Based in London and offered as a contract until January 2016, ideally starting December 2015 (maternity cover) and reporting into the Director of Strategic Projects, the Strategic Projects Adviser provides strategic direction and project management for grants from one of the organisations largest donors (a private foundation).

As Strategic Projects Adviser you will have the opportunity to oversee a £30 million project covering 18 countries in Africa, Asia, and Latin America and other grants totalling £25million for projects in the donor’s priority countries.

You will be responsible for coordinating and advising on these projects including project design, set up, monitoring, and supporting country programme implementation in collaboration with our support and technical teams. The role works closely with Regional / Country Directors, Finance, Programme Officers and across our International Programmes Department.

The role plays a critical role in donor relationship management including effective and timely reporting. You will serve as an important internal resource and ‘donor champion’.

There will be the opportunity to travel to the programmes a couple of times during the year.

Contract duration: 13 months.

Deadline: 3 September 2014

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