Programme Manager / Assistant Programme Manager (Voluntary Position)

The Women in International Affairs Network (WIAN)
  • Location
    Remote, D.C.
  • Sector
  • Experience
    Mid Career
  • Posted
    Jun 29

Position description

Thank you for your interest in the post of Programme Manager / Assistant Programme Manager with the Women in International Affairs Network. Please ensure you read this application pack in its entirety before submitting your application.

Who we are

WIAN is a digital platform disrupting the way society talks about career development, gender and youth inequality in the international sector. We’re a social enterprise, and act as a resource hub and mentoringinitiative for the next generation of female professionals through our programmes and tailored career and lifestyle content. Whether it be a career in international development, foreign policy, human rights or politics, our mission is to prepare and equip women with industry relevant skill-sets and knowledge to secure international job opportunities. We provide tailored career advice, connect our members with career opportunities, and through mentorship, nurture the necessary skills for a sustainable international career.

Our members have access to industry experts, forums to get answers to their burning career questions and a platform to build lasting connections. We are the number one destination for women in international affairs and have built a powerful community that spans the globe and connects women of all experiences.

About the role

We are looking for either a Programme Manager or Assistant Programme Manager (depending on the successful candidate’s level of experience) with passion, experience and skills to join our team. The primary responsibility of the Programme Manager / Assistant Programme Manager is to support the management of our flagship mentorship programme including the implementation and evaluation of the programme, managing customer interactions on the CRM system, extracting customer intelligence andensuring these are embedded in the lessons learned and KPI’s of the programme. WIAN is made up of 3 teams, Operations, Programmes and Communications. The successful candidate will assist with the end- to-end cycle delivery of WIAN’s programmes; oversee the monitoring, reviewing and evaluation process and initiate strategies to improve the effectiveness of WIAN’s programmes and maximize our social impact.You will combine excellent organizational and management skills with expertise in M&E and a clear visionto lead in the delivery of WIAN’s programmes. The role may also include line managing responsibilitiesand setting projects and tasks to members within this team to ensure the efficient running and administration of WIAN’s programmes. Working closely with the CEO, COO and across teams, you willbecome an essential part of the team in building and executing comprehensive multi-level plans of engagement with our target market and initiating strategies for improvement.

Key priorities for the next 12 months:

  • Successfully managing the delivery of the 2020 Mentorship Scheme including monitoring and evaluation throughout the programme and organising events for programme participants

  • Managing the customers on our CRM system, initiating marketing campaigns, and extracting customer intelligence to improve the mentorship scheme

  • Impact measurement of the programme and disseminating the value of the programme to external stakeholders

  • Assisting the wider team in data collection strategies and M&E

  • Strategizing to help expand and scale the scheme and improve on programme delivery

Volunteering at WIAN

WIAN is a remote start-up, with staff volunteers based around the world, including in Africa, North America, continental Europe as well as the UK. Our staff are home-based, and most are either in full-time education or employment whilst working for WIAN. Each volunteer is motivated by their passion to dismantle gender and youth inequality in the international sector, and we accommodate their schedules through flexible working hours. Although guidance and support are provided to all volunteers from the whole team and from line managers, successful candidates will need to have a can-do attitude, with the ability to build from the ground up, good time management skills, a strong ability to take ownership of their role and thrive under a macro-management culture. Working in a start-up you will be comfortable being involved in all aspects of the business.

In this application pack, you will find the following:

  1. Job Description and Person Specification

  2. Terms and Conditions

  3. Application details

Please apply below for more information.

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