Senior Manager, Programme Design and Development

London | London

About Us:

Millions of the world's poorest and most vulnerable women trust Marie Stopes International to provide them with quality sexual and reproductive health care. We have been delivering contraception, safe abortion, and mother and baby care for over thirty years and work in 42 countries around the world. By providing high quality services where they are needed the most, we prevent unnecessary deaths and make a sustainable impact on the lives of millions of people every year.

The primary responsibility of this role is to further MSI’s Goal: The Prevention of Unwanted Births and its mission of ensuring the individual’s right to**: Children by Choice Not Chance.**

The Role:

The Senior Manager of Programme Design and Development will play a significant role in directing MSI’s efforts to develop and secure new funding opportunities for MSI country programs worldwide. As a part of MSI’s Programme Design and Development team, the Manager will be responsible for overseeing the overall quality of proposal packages ensuring that they are responsive to donor requirements, technically robust, current and innovative. You will manage the proposal process to ensure it is reflective of MSI policies and procedures, demonstrates effective integration, and represents MSI international best practice. You will provide hands-on mentoring and support a global team of Programme Design and Development Advisors, strengthening their capacity in proposal development and technical strategy design. You will provide significant contribution to the development of global and core funding opportunities, as well as the development of regional and corporate fundraising strategies.

About you:

We see you bringing to the role a track record of securing high value awards from bilateral donors, multilateral donors, and foundations and trusts. Experience with corporate social responsibility grants desirable. You’ll also require experience working in international program management (international health preferred) with proven achievements in project design, implementation, and evaluation.

To be considered for the role you will have:

  • Demonstrated experience working in international program management, business development, or international development. Experience in international health and with bilateral donors such as USAID and DFID.
  • Proven experience in managing complex projects with multiple stakeholders under rigorous deadlines.
  • A track record of developing technical strategies for complex proposals and in securing high-value contracts from donors, foundations, and trusts.
  • Relevant Master’s Degree (MPH, MA, MBA) or equivalent.

For more information about the role, please view the job framework on our website.

In addition you will have the right to work in the UK and be pro-choice on abortion.

Location: London

Closing date: 7 April 2016 (midnight GMT). Interviews will take place before this date (for suitable candidates).

Salary: £ 55-60k p/a.

All nationalities are encouraged to apply. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Keywords: manager, programme design, development, international development, donor, project management, USAID, DFID

Please apply via our website:

Before applying, please make sure that you have read the requirements for the position and that you qualify.
Applications from non-qualifying applicants will most likely be discarded by the recruiting manager.
  • Organization: Marie Stopes International
  • Location: London | London
  • Grade: Mid/Senior
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Development Cooperation
    • Development Cooperation
    • Management, Administration and Finance
    • Management, Administration and Finance
    • Urban Development, planning and design
    • Urban Development, planning and design
  • Closing Date: 2016-04-07

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