Global Programme Quality Advisor

Christian Aid , Cameroon
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Job Summary

Job Description

This role can be based in any CA office. Applicants must have right to work in their selected country, and salary will be dependant on country based. Details of salaries in each country can be found in the separate documents on the full job listing.

Please make sure to answer the competency based question listed below in your application

About us
For over 75 years Christian Aid has been providing practical support to meet the social and economic needs of the most vulnerable and marginalised; we have responded to the emergency needs of people and communities displaced by conflict and disasters; exposed and challenged the root causes of poverty and supported the building of local agency. We have done so standing in solidarity with others across the world, alleviating suffering, saving lives and restoring dignity, and building a movement for justice for all. Christian Aid’s desire for justice places the rights, needs and hopes of others on a level with our own. We partner with communities, local actors, churches, supporters and donors to tackle inequality in all its forms and to respond to humanitarian needs. Our partnerships focus is on ensuring that affected populations are actively included as agents of their own development.

About the role
The postholder will support all programme teams (development, humanitarian and advocacy) to plan, implement and report on programmes in line with Christian Aid’s Quality Standards (along with relevant external standards) and minimum requirements. This role is key to enabling the processes that assess performance against Christian Aid’s quality standards and minimum requirements for programme practice. Using the quality standards to identify capacity and performance gaps, the postholder will help ensure all programmes have the capacity and support required to deliver high quality programmes. The role will also be the lead adviser for strategic planning in Christian Aid's International Department.

About You
You will have considerable experience of working internationally, providing programme quality support and guidance, as well as direct experience of programme implementation in line with the CHS. You will have experience of working with local partners and other organisations to promote and strengthen programme quality. You will have strong written skills, being able to produce high quality reports and analysis within short timeframes and you will be methodical in your approach to documentation. You will be experienced in planning, designing and delivering CHS related training programmes and in using digital solutions to provide guidance and support. Whatever your background you’ll be able to relate to people at all levels and will be able to represent and promote Christian Aid’s Programme Quality work to a wide range of internal and external stakeholders and networks.

Further information
This role requires applicants to have the right to work in the country where this position is based.

We value diversity and aspire to reflect this in its workforce. We welcome applications from people from all sections of the community, irrespective of race, colour, gender, age, disability, sexual orientation, religion or belief.

You can expect a wide range of rewards and benefits, including a generous holiday allowance, a season ticket loan, and flexibility that will ensure you enjoy a good work/life balance.

Competency question

As part of your application you are asked to demonstrate your suitability by answering the following question:

  1. What are the most common barriers to the delivery of high-quality programmes at field level and what solutions are being overlooked? (Max 500 words)