The role will oversee a defined programmes portfolio and be responsible for programme management, progress and financial reporting to the NZ Aid programme, the development of new government funding proposals, and liaising/collaborating with colleagues in New Zealand as well as across the Leprosy Mission Global Fellowship.
The successful applicant will be part of a programmes team including staff and external consultants. You will have a sound understanding of development, climate mitigation and public health issues, proven experience in managing/reporting government funded projects, and the ability to develop and write successful proposals for institutional funders.
You will have project management skills (desk and field-based) including supporting capacity building with implementing partners, undertaking monitoring activities, tracking progress against established outcomes, and developing collaborative relationships within the sector. The role involves significant international travel.
The Leprosy Mission NZ is an energetic team who work together to support people affected by leprosy, disability, and poverty. As a Christian organisation we are passionate about the cause of our Mission and ambitious goal of No Child with Leprosy by 2035.
Please note that the nature of our work requires the highest standards of professional and personal behaviour. As such an offer of employment is conditional on the review and acceptance of The Leprosy Mission Safeguarding Code of Conduct and a satisfactory Ministry Of Justice Criminal Conviction History check.
We incorporate working from home and in our conveniently situated Auckland office on Dominion Road with bus stops and parking. Flexibility extends to finding the right person for the role and a mutually agreed working arrangement.
If you are interested in becoming part of our dynamic team to end leprosy, please contact Jasleen Kler for a Position Description: Jasleen.Kler@leprosymission.org.nz
Applications will progress as they are received.