Date Added: 11 September 2023
: 29 September 2023
Job Title: Programmes Officer
Working For: The David Nott Foundation
Length of Contract: Permanent
This role will support the planning, delivery, and evaluation of overseas Hostile Environment Surgical Training (HEST) courses and to lead on administration for train-the-trainer and Humanitarian Sector Surgical Training (HSST) courses run within the UK.
The role holder will be the lead officer for managing the supply chain for programme activity, maintaining an inventory of training materials, developing equipment manifests, procuring items in short supply, liaising with logistics contractors for international movements, and accounting for items on a routine basis.
The programmes officer will also provide staff and administrative support to a range of other initiatives within the Foundation, as required. This could include helping to plan and deliver events for staff and volunteers, maintaining volunteer databases, supporting office administration, and helping fundraising and communications functions.
By preference, we are interested in providing an opportunity to someone from the London Borough of Hammersmith and Fulham who wishes to enter the humanitarian sector and who has not had the benefit of privilege in their upbringing. Desirable qualifications, skills, attributes, and experience include:
• Knowledge of, and keen interest in, public health, current affairs, the humanitarian sector, and international relations.
• Ability, personal resilience, and willingness to travel to high-risk countries to facilitate HEST training, which – as things stand – involves approximately 7 weeks of international and 2 weeks of national travel per year.
• Willingness to travel outside of normal office hours.
• Proven ability to manage own workload, organising and prioritising tasks to meet deadlines.
• Good communication, interpersonal and writing skills.
• An ability to manage time-sensitive work in a fast-paced environment.
• Excellent organisational skills with an ability to establish tools for effective workload management.
• Willingness to grow with the role.
Further details, including a full job description, are available from firstname.lastname@example.org.
Closing Date: 29 September 2023
Interviews for shortlisted candidates will be held in our London office in the week or so following the closing date, which is 29 Sep 23. We would be keen to have a new joiner start as quickly as possible thereafter.
To apply, please send a copy of your CV and a cover letter (no longer than 2 pages) stating why you want this opportunity and detailing how you meet the person specification above. State if you live in the London Borough of Hammersmith and Fulham, and whether you were a recipient of free school meals. This information will remain confidential. Please send all applications to email@example.com quoting ‘Programmes Officer’ in the subject line.