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Senior Programme Manager (London)
Education Partnerships Group
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Senior Programme Manager (London)

Location: London, with international travel, indicatively 35%

Salary details: £58,000 – £68,000, depending on experience
Contract: Permanent

Closing date: 15 June 2020


About the role:

EPG is looking for a highly motivated and capable candidate to join its growing team. The successful candidate will play a leadership role in the organisation, working with the Director of Programmes in the design, oversight, and quality assurance of a portfolio of work across a range of country partners; manage and support a small team of programme staff; ensure all projects are rigorously monitored and evaluated to maximizing learning; and provide financial oversight across country budgets.

The right candidate will be passionate about education and working with governments and will find EPG an exciting and entrepreneurial environment. They will see this role as an opportunity to have a positive impact on the lives of children. This role is based in London with international travel (indicatively 35%).


About you:

  • Significant professional experience in international development or international consulting, including experience in leading the design and delivery of projects;
  • Experience working directly with governments
  • An understanding of policy development and public sector delivery
  • Excellent relationship management skills especially with leaders in government and non-government institutions;
  • A strong track record in complex, end to end, project management, particularly in in low- or middle-income countries;
  • Excellent written, communications, and presentation skills in English;
  • Experience in analysing and interpreting data, including familiarity with research and evaluation methodologies
  • Experience in leading and managing small and agile teams.


About us:

Incubated within UK education charity, Ark, the Education Partnerships Group (EPG) is an international not-for-profit consultancy that partners with governments to shape and strengthen their education systems. We believe that every child has the right to a high-quality education, wherever they go to school. We also believe that that the world cannot afford to lose another generation of children to the education crisis. Our vision is that every government is equipped to ensure that every child goes to school and learns.

Today, EPG works in six countries, five of which are in Sub-Saharan Africa: South Africa, Uganda, Ghana, Sierra Leone, Cote d’Ivoire, and Cambodia.



We offer:

  • We are committed to providing high-quality professional learning throughout your career with us and offer a variety of training sessions and experiences designed to meet your needs


How to apply:


Apply with a CV and cover letter on our online recruitment portal.


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Ark is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people; all successful candidates will be subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.