We currently have two opportunities:

Programmes Manager, part-time (£38,000 p.a. + 10% pension contribution, pro rata for 0.6FTE)

This is an exciting opportunity to work in Women and Children First’s small but dynamic international programmes team.

The purpose of the role is to improve reproductive, maternal, newborn, child and adolescent health (RMNCAH) in developing countries as a contribution to meeting the Sustainable Development Goals.

Based in North London and reporting to the Director of Programmes and Technical Assistance, the Programmes Manager will be responsible for a portfolio of international programmes, contribute to the development of new programmes and partnerships, and new business development; and provide technical assistance to Women and Children First’s local partners.

The successful candidate will be educated to Masters degree level, have significant knowledge of RMNCAH issues and a strong track record in project lifecycle management and resource mobilization. S/he will bring strengths in participatory approaches for community mobilization, significant experience of building local partner capacity in advocacy and gender work and/or health system strengthening, and the ability to manage robust MEL systems. Full details are in the Job Description and Person Specification. 

This post is initially 0.6 FTE (three days a week) but may be increased to full time if funding becomes available.

If you meet the person specification and would like to apply, please email your CV with a covering letter of no more than two pages demonstrating why you would be the ideal candidate, to j.garden@womenandchildrenfirst.org.uk by 5.00 p.m. on Tuesday 28 February.

Short-listed candidates will be notified on Thursday 2 March and invited to interview on Monday 6 March.

Applicants must have the right to live and work in the UK by the time of taking up the appointment if offered the role.  Women and Children First will not pay the costs of international travel to interviews.  No agency approaches please.


Trustee (tech and digital speciality)

The Women and Children First Board has identified a gap in tech and digital thought leadership, and knowledge and expertise to inform tech/digital strategy which it plans to close by recruiting a trustee with significant digital and IT experience.

The key activities which the new Trustees will support are the development of a tech/IT/digital strategy and the provision of occasional practical advice when there is a need to update IT systems.

This contribution will ensure Women and Children First’s IT systems are cost effective and fit for purpose and enable the charity to be more efficient and effective in its day to day operations.

Please see the recruitment pack here. If you would like to discuss the role, please contact the Chief Executive, Ros Davies, (r.davies@womenandchildrenfirst.org.uk T: 020 7700 6309).


If you fulfil the person specification and are interested in applying, please email your CV with a one-page covering letter describing your suitability to the Administrator, Julia Garden, (j.garden@womenandchildrenfirst.org.uk) by 3 March 2017.