Head of International Programmes

Head of International Programmes

Based in London

£40,549.61 starting salary[1plus 6% contributory employer’s pension


We are currently looking for a Head of International Programmes to join our friendly and talented team and lead our cutting edge work with social movements and grassroots organisations in the global South.

We are seeking an all-round programmes specialist able to lead a programmes unit managing partnerships with both front line communities and funders, and an ability to develop a long term vision for our programme work that centres the perspectives of frontline communities in taking on some of the biggest issues of global injustice.

This is a highly rewarding position for a self-motivated, proactive and passionate individual who believes in the power of people’s movements to be the agents for radical change. In return, War on Want offers excellent benefits including 27 days annual leave, 6% contributory pension, and an interest-free loan for season ticket or bicycle purchase. We are a small and friendly office located near Old Street and Angel in London.

For more information on how to apply for the role download the application pack from below. We look forward to hearing from you.

Application deadline: 5pm 14 March 2019           

Date for interviews: 28/29 March 2019               

War on Want is a registered charity no 208724. We actively encourage applicants from ethnic minorities and aim to be an equal opportunities employer.



[1] War on Want is embarking on a salary benchmarking in 2019/2020 which may result in a pay award.


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