Leadership opportunity (13 month contract)

Child Soldiers International is announcing an exciting new opportunity on its leadership team, with a 13-month maternity cover position, beginning in May 2017.

The Director of Programmes will be responsible for leading the delivery of Child Soldiers International’s new three-year strategy worldwide. You will lead Child Soldiers International’s advocacy efforts to raise the worldwide standard of military recruitment to age 18, and manage the organisation’s team of specialist programme managers. The ideal candidate will have expert knowledge of the field of children and armed conflict; advocacy and networking skills at the highest diplomatic levels; and proven capacity to negotiate new streams of organisational funding.

Salary: full time equivalent £48,724 - £52,168 per annum, according to experience.

Location: London, New York or Geneva, subject to negotiation, with additional travel as required.

Contracted hours: 4-5 days per week, subject to negotiation.

This post is being actively considered as two part-time roles. Applicants interested in this possibility are welcome.  Please indicate if you have such a preference when you apply.

For the full job description click here

To apply: Please send your CV, with a covering letter outlining your suitability for the role to info@child-soldiers.org. Please state in your covering letter in which of UK, and/or USA, and/or Switzerland you have the right to work.

Deadline for applications: 9am, Monday 3 April 2017