Ark London, UK
Summary Director of Programmes Location: Ark Based at Ark's head office Holborn, Central London. Moving to White City, West London in January 2020. Alternatively, you could be based in Sub-Saharan Africa. With international travel (35%). Salary Details: £80,000 - £100,000 per annum depending on experience + plus career average pension scheme + other benefits Hours Per Week: 37.5 hours per week Vacancy Type: Permanent Closing Date: 17th Oct 2019 About the role: The Director of Programmes will lead the design and delivery of the Education Partnership Group's (EPG) entire portfolio of work, including establishing and managing relationships with multiple governments and funders; leading a team of highly professional staff to deliver outstanding work to all clients; providing strategic insight into the monitoring and evaluation of the portfolio; undertaking financial oversight across all country budgets; and playing a strategic role in the leadership and growth trajectory of EPG. About you: With a passion for education you will have experience in leading the design and delivery of policy-related projects and organisational strategies. You will be an exceptional relationship-builder with leaders and demonstrate the ability to successfully develop and manage a remote team. You have a strong track record in complex, end to end, project management. You will come with experience in analysing and interpreting qualitative and quantitative data and drawing out key themes and policy implications. About us: Ark is an international charity, transforming lives through education. We exist to give every young person, regardless of their background, a great education and real choices in life. In the UK, we are a network of 37 schools, educating around 27,500 pupils in areas where we can make the biggest difference. Through Ark Ventures, we incubate, launch and scale initiatives that address some of the most intractable issues in education and society, both in the UK and around the world. Incubated within UK education charity, Ark, the Education Partnerships Group (EPG) is an international not-for-profit consultancy that partners with governments to shape and strengthen their education systems. We believe that every child has the right to a high-quality education, wherever they go to school. We also believe that that the world cannot afford to lose another generation of children to the education crisis. Our vision is that every government is equipped to ensure that every child goes to school and learns. Today, EPG works in six countries, five of which are in Sub-Saharan Africa: South Africa, Uganda, Ghana, Sierra Leone, Cote d'Ivoire, and Cambodia. How to apply: Apply with a CV and cover letter on our online recruitment portal. If you would like to have an informal and confidential discussion about the role please contact Justin Elder, [email protected] Ark is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people; all successful candidates will be subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.