Russian Programme Officer, London

Position Salary Location Language(s)
Programme Officer £23,000 excellent benefits London Russian

Vacancy Description

London based international Jewish humanitarian organisation is seeking a Russian speaker with an interest in ageing-related issues, who is looking to develop their career in international development. The role sits within a small team and will play a key role in an international programmes. The organisation creates opportunities for those out of work to become self-reliant; bring dignity to older people and provide the UK Jewish community’s response at times of international disasters. They have also recently extended their reach to assist Syrian refugees that have been accepted into the UK to find work. The primary purpose of the role is to support the Programmes team in the management and development of life-changing programmes for Older People in the Former Soviet Union. This involves supporting the monitoring of programmes, capturing learning and working with r partner organisations to measure the impact of their grants. The successfcul candidate will have: Degree or equivalent Demonstrable experience or knowledge about international development programming in the charitable sector Demonstrable experience or knowledge about ageing-related issues Demonstrable experience of developing and maintaining Monitoring and Evaluation processes in international development programming in the charitable sector Outstanding written and verbal communication skills Cross-cultural sensitivity and ability to work with overseas partners with varying levels of English Good, working knowledge of Russian is essential Ability to produce high quality written work under pressure and to deadlines Strong administrative, research, organisational and IT skills Demonstrable skills in financial management and budgeting Ability to work in a team and use initiative Confident and capable communicator Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint Willingness to travel overseas for approximately 30 days per annum Starting salary £23,000, superb benefits. This could be a permanent position of fixed term contract role.

Apply for this job vacancy View all bilingual job vacancies