Digital Programmes Manager - Entrepreneurship & Life Skills (DEADLINE EXTENDED)

Teach A Man To Fish

London, United Kingdom

Teach A Man To Fish is seeking an experienced programme manager to oversee the effective delivery and growth of its digital global programmes. This is an exciting opportunity for a highly motivated and creative all-rounder as the role is broad and varied. You will take on a senior role and manage a team of four, with two direct line reports. You will have strong programme management skills, with a proven track record of delivering programmes in line with targets and budget and a strong understanding of challenges, opportunities and trends in the education system. A confident communicator and leader, you will play a lead role in ensuring the growth and financial sustainability of the global programmes by recruiting and stewarding large partner organisations, actively prospecting and building relationships with donors, representing Teach A Man To Fish at partner/donor meetings, and developing proposals in line with the organisational strategy.

You will be a detail-oriented, quality-driven individual with excellent planning and project management skills. You are able to anticipate, plan effectively and motivate and manage your team to achieve objectives within tight timelines and limited budgets. You will be adept at using robust monitoring and programme management tools to monitor and achieve your goals. An experienced manager, you will delegate effectively, support your colleagues and build your team’s capacity to perform to the highest level. The ideal candidate will be an experienced Programme Manager, able to demonstrate previous success in a similar role. Experience of digital products and Spanish language skills would be advantageous.

Location: At least 2-3 days per week in London office, remainder from home

Salary: £34,000 - £38,000 per year

Contract: Permanent, Full-time (37.5 hours Monday - Friday)

About Teach A Man To Fish

Teach A Man To Fish is a UK-based education and entrepreneurship international development charity that is guided by a simple, all-encompassing mission: to empower young people with the skills they need to succeed, in school, work, and life. Since 2006, we have supported over 438,000 young people and trained 19,000 teachers through our programmes to set up youth-led businesses which have generated more than $2,000,000 in income. We develop young people’s ambition to continue in education, access decent work and/or move into self-employment, allowing them to lift themselves out of poverty and invest in the sustained wellbeing and growth of their communities.


  • The overall aim of this role is to oversee the effective delivery and expansion of digital (global) programmes by driving growth through effective partnership building and fundraising and leading on improvements to existing programme structure and content as well as new programme development, ensuring consistency with Teach A Man To Fish’s organisational strategy, quality standards, commitments and goals.
  • Please refer to the Job Description & Person Specification through the submission link for the full list of responsibilities.

Person Specification

  • The successful applicant will have the following qualifications, skills and experience:


  • Right to live and work in the UK (no applications will be processed from applicants without this right)
  • Undergraduate degree in a relevant field
  • Minimum 5 years of relevant work experience, of which 3 years’ experience as a Programme Manager
  • Proven experience of ability to plan, prioritise and and manage workload to deliver high-quality results
  • Experience recruiting and stewarding partners
  • Experience line managing staff, motivating and managing them to achieve objectives within tight timelines and limited budgets
  • Experience designing and delivering educational programmes and creating educational and/or training materials
  • Proven track record of applying for and securing funding for programmes
  • Superb written and verbal communication skills with the ability to adapt communications for different audiences
  • Solutions-orientated and proactive, with a demonstrated ability to identify and solve problems
  • Organised approach with keen attention to detail
  • Demonstrated interest in international development and education
  • Confident user of Microsoft Office and Google Workspace


  • Advanced written Spanish language skills (CEFR Level C1 or above, or equivalent)
  • Experience of working in the international development sector
  • Experience of designing and managing digital products, especially e-learning
  • Experience of working or volunteering in a developing country

Application Procedure

To apply for this role, please send a CV and a covering letter outlining how you meet the requirements of the role (max. 2 pages) by email to Sally Walker at In your cover letter please detail why you are interested in this role and how your relevant experience and skills match the person specification