Vacancies

The latest international development jobs in Wales can be found below. 

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For jobs in Wales and the South West of England visit the South West International Development Network (SWIDN) website.

For UK wide jobs in the sector visit the BOND website.

The Egmont Trust - Administrator - £18,000 - £20,000 pro rata (permanent) - Part Time - Cardiff.

Closing Date: 5 March 2018

Although their main office base is in Cardiff, The Egmont Trust have staff, trustees and other key contacts in London, Lusaka (Zambia) and Harare (Zimbabwe), working as a virtual team on a daily basis.

This is a fantastic and rare opportunity to build experience in the international sector and make a difference to the lives of children and families affected by HIV & AIDS. This is also a great chance to make a significant contribution within a small, dynamic organisation at a key stage in its development. As well as this beyond the first year, there may be opportunity to visit partners and projects overseas. 


The appointment will be for one year initially, with provision for extension by mutual agreement. 

Responsibilities

*Processing and tracking incoming funding applications and project progress reports
*Administering and developing the partner database
*First point of contact for incoming partner communications
*Collating documents and preparing data for internal meetings and external communications
*Liaising with the finance officer regarding grant payments.

More info here

Interburns - Operations Manager - £35,000- £40,000 (2.5 years) - Full Time - Swansea.

Closing Date: 8 January 2018

This is an exciting opportunity for a dynamic and motivated operations manager to play a pivotal role in the growth and development of a rapidly expanding global health charity working in the field of burn injuries. Interburns, the International Network for Training, Education and Research in Burns, is the leading international NGO working to improve global burn care and prevention in resource-poor settings.

Interburns is seeking a dedicated and capable operations manager with a proven track record in project management and operational delivery, preferably with experience in the international development or global health field.

This individual will be responsible for the organisational management of all key internal systems for the effective operation of the charity, while supporting programme staff in the delivery of an array of overseas projects funded through the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR), UK Department for International Development (DfID) and other funders. Overseas programmes currently cover a number of countries including Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Ethiopia, Ghana, India, Nepal, and the Occupied Palestinian Territories, through a range of training, education, research and capacitybuilding activities.

The operations manager will need to manage a complex and multi-faceted workload that will cover all key areas of operation for an international charity, including financial management, administration, logistics, governance, and coordinating a broad international network of international volunteers and health specialists. The will be directly responsible for overseeing budgets, financial management and financial reporting of overseas partners, managing the logistics of overseas activities, and supporting other aspects of the delivery of programmes. Where relevant, they will also be involved in seeking additional funding streams in collaboration with programme staff.

From 2017 – 2020, Interburns will work in close partnership with the Centre for Global Burn Injury Policy and Research in Burns (CGBIPR) at Swansea University to deliver a 3-year, multi-country project funded by the NIHR. Ensuring the effective delivery of this project will be a key aim of the post, which is funded from within this grant.

More info here

International Learning Opportunities - Professional Development Placement Opportunity

If you’re a manager or leader, permanently employed within the Welsh public and voluntary sector, ILO offers the opportunity to spend 8 weeks in sub-Saharan Africa working on development projects designed to enhance your leadership skills.

This is a very different leadership programme which stretches and challenges participants; taking you out of your comfort zone and allowing you to work more creatively and resourcefully.

The ILO programme is funded by Welsh Government’s Wales for Africa programme. As placements are designed to enhance your leadership skills, your employer would be expected to continue to fund your salary costs for the duration of the placement.

For more information visit the Academi Wales website