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Programme Manager

As Programme Manager you will be responsible for ensuring the smooth delivery of the Tree Aid portfolio. 

Supported by two Programme Officers (to be line managed by you), and overseeing the delivery of some projects yourself, you will work with UK and Regional and country office Programme and Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning staff to track delivery and reporting on Tree Aid projects, reporting any major issues and successes to the Head of Programme Management. 


As Programme Manager, you will be expected to: 

  • Line manage programme officers, to monitor – and directly support where necessary – projects, in being on-track with their delivery in terms of donor compliance, timeframe, budget and objectives 
  • Provide backstopping to specific projects within the Tree Aid portfolio, ensuring that they too are on-track 
  • Act as a focal point for donors where it is necessary in managing project contracts 
  • Support the Head of Programme Management in improving Programme Management systems and processes and raising any major issues in the projects 



About You 


As Programme Manager, you will have a wealth of experience in project/contract management ideally in an international development organisation.  


You will also have the following knowledge, experience, and skills:  


  • A commitment to TREE AID’s values
  • Able to work as part of a cross-cultural team particularly with staff for whom English is not their first language
  • Able to work flexibly and be adaptable
  • Shows Initiative, and can work with minimum supervision
  • 5 years’ experience of project / contract management ideally in an international development organisation
  • Demonstrable experience of managing complex projects and collaborating with several colleagues across countries
  • Experience of managing teams, including remotely

Excellent IT skills specifically excel  



If you feel you have the qualities, passion, skills, and experience to fulfil this varied, rewarding, and vital role, we would love to hear from you.   


About Tree Aid 


Tree Aid is an international development organisation working with people in the drylands of Africa to tackle poverty and the effects of the climate crisis by growing trees, improving people’s incomes, and restoring and protecting land.  


You must have proof of right to work in the UK to apply for this role.  


Applications close on
February 7th, 2024


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