Current Hiring Practices and Trends in the Development Sector
- BY David Mackenzie
We are currently recruiting for a Senior Project Manager to join us in our London office. Initially you will project manage a global initiative to put in place Common Approaches across the full spectrum of our humanitarian and international development programmes.
We deliver high quality programmes across our organisation, and in many cases, we know what works best to solve some of the biggest problems children face today. By establishing and embedding organisation-wide Common Approaches to solve these problems, we can replicate our best work and our best thinking in regards to the project design and delivery to ensure that we consistently deliver the highest quality interventions for the most marginalised and deprived children globally.
As the Senior Project Manager you will provide professional project and change management capability to ensure that this project is well planned and sufficiently resourced, and driven to a successful conclusion.
In order to be successful in this role you will bring:
This role offers a competitive package in the context of the sector, a company pension scheme, life assurance, and 30 days annual leave.
We employ approximately 25,000 people across the globe and work on the ground in over 100 countries to help children affected by crises, or those that need better healthcare, education and child protection. We also campaign and advocate at the highest levels to realise the right of children and to ensure their voices are heard.
We are working towards three breakthroughs in how the world treats children by 2030:
We know that great people make a great organization, and that our employees play a crucial role in helping us achieve our ambitions for children. We value our people and offer a meaningful and rewarding career, along with a collaborative and inclusive workplace where ambition, creativity, and integrity are highly valued.